Soul of the Community study asks, 'Why do we love Myrtle Beach?'

Those of us that truly love our community are willing to put the effort into improving it. Others just move away.

Enthusiastic community leaders are hoping they can spread some soul throughout the community, and that everyone, from students to retirees, will catch the spirit. Coastal Carolina University hosted the Soul of the Community forum Thursday to present the results of the Knight Foundation/Gallup Soul of the Community study, which looks at what attaches people to the place where they live.

A variety of community leaders attended, and CCU President David DeCenzo told them that even though the college will drive the community initiative to find ways to build and enhance community pride, spirit and optimism, the school cannot do it alone.

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