Scooter's Train Giveaway turns 14 amid COVID-19 pandemic

  • Ralph Hicks, the organizer of Scooter’s Train Giveaway, has been restoring old-school model trains and distributing them to local children for years now. He’s planning to hold the event again this year, using a socially distanced model to account for the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Ralph Hicks, the organizer of Scooter’s Train Giveaway, has been restoring old-school model trains and distributing them to local children for years now. He’s planning to hold the event again this year, using a socially distanced model to account for the COVID-19 pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the cancellation of many events this spring and summer, including July 4 fireworks, parades and art shows around the Cashiers area. The 14th year of Scooter’s Train…

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