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District Honors for Capital Rotary

 

Columbia’s Capital Rotary received high honors from District 7770 on June 19 for charitable giving and overall achievement of goals. Club president Philip Flynn (left in photo) receives a Leadership Citation patch from assistant district governor Eric Davis, emblematic of Capital Rotary’s successful participation in local and district community service projects and for contributions to…

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Scientist sheds light on CBD oil

 

Cannabidiol (CBD) oil – the non-intoxicating marijuana extract that’s become a hot new “medicinal product” – may have a role to play in maintaining good health and treating disease. But University of South Carolina research vice president Dr. Prakash Nagarkatti also had some words of caution when he addressed Capital Rotary Club members June 19.…

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Scholarship recipient visits Rotary

 

Claire Davis, currently majoring in computer engineering at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC, was an honored guest at Capital Rotary’s June 19 breakfast meeting. Davis (in photo with Rotarian Darren Foy) is a Ben Lippen graduate who received a $10,000 scholarship from the club in 2018. She plans to enter a three-semester work/study…

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Lowcountry Food Bank receives $120,000 in grants from Trident United Way

 

Grants will provide additional child hunger relief funding, fresh produce distributions and nutrition education The Lowcountry Food Bank (LCFB) announced today that it has been awarded $120,000 in 2019-2022 community investment grants from Trident United Way. The grants will enable the LCFB to conduct additional fresh produce distributions, implement nutrition education and provide child hunger…

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Lowcountry Food Bank receives $120,000 in grants from Trident United Way

 

Grants will provide additional child hunger relief funding, fresh produce distributions and nutrition education The Lowcountry Food Bank (LCFB) announced that it has been awarded $120,000 in 2019-2022 community investment grants from Trident United Way. The grants will enable the LCFB to conduct additional fresh produce distributions, implement nutrition education and provide child hunger relief…

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TCCC Board of Directors welcomes Hsu, Walters

 

Two college presidents joined the Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative Board of Directors on June 19. College of Charleston President Andrew Hsu, Ph.D., and The Citadel President Gen. Glenn Walters, USMC (Ret.), were both elected to three-year terms. Hsu was selected as the college’s 23rd president in November 2018 and formally took office in May. Before joining…

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Central Carolina Community Foundation awards over $450,000 in scholarships for 2019-2020 school year

 

Central Carolina Community Foundation, the Midlands’s local center for philanthropy, has awarded over $450,000 in scholarships to 196 of South Carolina’s and the country’s outstanding students for the 2019-2020 school year. This is the largest amount awarded since the Foundation’s founding in 1984. Since 1998, the Foundation has awarded more than $3 million in scholarships…

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Non Profit Minute – Kathleen Forbes, East Cooper Community Outreach

 
Kathleen Forbes at ECCO

    The Who’s on the Move, BizSC, Non Profit Minute is a quick, one minute interview in support of the amazing impact that local non profits have on our communities. We would like to thank our sponsors of this video series – BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and NP Strategy.        Kathleen Forbes, Director of Programs,…

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Tickets for the annual Wild Summer’s Night Auction and Wild Game Feast are now on sale

 

Wild Game, Wild Items, and Wild Times…. Tickets are on sale NOW for the annual Wild Summer’s Night Auction and Wild Game Feast. Get em before they’re gone! To a crowd of nearly 400 people, we will be auctioning off just about anything anyone could ever want! There are beautiful works of art; jewelry; guided…

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Riverbanks plans a Rhinormous welcome amid a Mammoth farewell

 

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden will soon bid a bittersweet farewell to its pair of popular pachyderms as the Zoo prepares to welcome the return of another charismatic species—the Southern white rhinoceros. Riverbanks is working with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ (AZA) African Elephant Species Survival Plan® (SSP) to find a new herd for 48-year-old Robin and…

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