Surrounded by friends and community members today Camille Furgiuele announced her candidacy for Aiken County Council District Two's open spot. She says the amount of support she has received today was absolutely incredible."
"I just can't tell you how much I love each and every one of them and I thank them for their support," she says.
Camille says the Aiken community is what inspired her to run for office.
"They're just such kind people and so hospitable and welcoming that you can't help but, you know you want do what you can," says Furgiuele.
With a lifetime of public service and serving on a variety of local committees, Camille hopes to serve as a messenger to help the community.
"I think communication is so important having a liaison between them and county government when they have a problem," she says.
But most of all she wants to give back to the people who have always been there for her.
"They're my second family," she says with a smile.
Camille says she looks forward to getting out and meeting as many people as she can in her district and will be holding meet and greet events in the future.
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