Tony and Gretta Richards of Home Helpers hosted a ribbon cutting May 14 at their non-medical in-home healthcare business. They assist seniors who want to remain independent and continue to live in their own homes, new moms who might need assistance, individuals returning from the hospital who might need some type of recuperative care, and parents with sick children who might need some type of assistance. They are able to assist in the areas of meal preparation and feeding, errand services, grocery shopping, light housekeeping, medication reminders, as well as other areas. They are located at 1 Liberty Lane in Laurens and also serve the counties of Newberry, Greenwood, Abbeville, Saluda, Greenville, and Anderson. For additional information, call 864-575-4100 or visit www.laurenshomecare.com/. Shown are, from the left, are Kimberly Kitchens, Viola Burnside, Daphne Ruff, Gretta Richards, Pirl Burnside, Tony Richards and Ted Smith.