Mary Winter Teaster of Colliers International | South Carolina appointed to Prisma Health-Midlands Board of Directors

 

Teaster appointed to Prisma Health Midlands Board following her Service on the Prisma Health-Midlands Foundation Board of Directors Mary Winter Teaster of Colliers International | South Carolina has been elected…

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Over 1,000 acres now conserved in the Lynches River watershed

 

Over 1,000 acres in the Lynches River watershed are now conserved, thanks to the collaborative efforts of the McLeod family, Congaree Land Trust (CLT) and the Lynches River Conservation Fund…

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SC Disability Employment Coalition hosts virtual employment workshops – August 27

 

On Wednesday, August 12, from 10 AM to 12 PM, and Thursday, August 27, from 1:30-3:30 PM, the SC Disability Employment Coalition will host a free virtual workshop for individuals…

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MIRCI announces $6.8 million dollars savings in reduced cost to state agencies and local hospital networks in the Midlands

 

MIRCI—Mental Illness Recovery Center Inc., announces $6.8 million savings to local hospitals and state agencies as reported by the Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office (RFA) for 2019. The RFA compiles…

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Non Profit Minute – Erin Curtis, GrowCo

 

The Who’s on the Move, Non Profit Minute is a quick, two-minute interview in support of the amazing impact that local non profits have on our communities. We would like…

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New interactive map launched to help people in need find free food in the Lowcountry

 

The Lowcountry Food Bank (LCFB), in partnership with the College of Charleston’s Riley Center for Livable Communities, announced a new online, interactive Lowcountry Food Finder Map. The new map helps…

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City Year Columbia announces new Board Chair

 

City Year Columbia, the local chapter of a national nonprofit organization dedicated to combating the dropout rate and realizing educational equity for students at underserved schools, welcomed Iris Griffin as…

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Patrick Family Foundation awards $5,000 grant to support the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired SC

 

The Patrick Family Foundation has awarded a $5,000 grant to support the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired South Carolina’s (ABVI) Own Your Life program. Through the Own Your…

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Rental, utilities, and mortgage assistance through the Federal CARES Act

 

As a part of the Federal CARES Act, communities around the County received federal funds to assist residents that have been impacted by the Coronavirus Pandemic.  Greenville County and the…

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South Carolina ETV Education team to host professional development webinar series Aug. 5-20

 

Featuring local and national speakers, series aims to serve educators preparing for new school year South Carolina ETV (SCETV) will host a professional development webinar series for educators, starting Wednesday, Aug.…

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A Conversation with Sam Konduros, SCBIO

 

SCBIO is the official state affiliate of BIO – the U.S. Biotechnology Innovation Organization. BIO champions biotechnology and its potential to provide better healthcare, enhanced agriculture, and a cleaner and…

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Central Carolina Community Foundation celebrates Black Philanthropy Month and Give 8/28

 

Central Carolina Community Foundation, the Midlands’ local center for philanthropy, invites the community to join the annual Black Philanthropy Month (BPM) celebrations throughout August 2020. Local celebrations will include weekly…

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The TD Charitable Foundation awards $5,000 to Charleston Promise Neighborhood

 

In July, 2020, Charleston Promise Neighborhood (CPN) was awarded a $5,000 grant from the TD Charitable Foundation for core programmatic supports. TD Charitable Foundation is committed to driving positive change…

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Dominion Energy awards $5,000 grant to support the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired SC

 

Dominion Energy and its charitable foundation have awarded a $5,000 grant to support the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired South Carolina’s (ABVI) Own Your Life program. Through the…

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Alliance tackles manufacturing issues

 

The South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance has been working during the COVID-19 pandemic to help Palmetto State industries navigate issues including worker safety, lack of child care, supply chain interruptions, unemployment…

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First-ever, free Drive-Through S.C. State Fair to be held Oct. 20-21, 2020

 

In an effort to give back to the community in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the nonprofit South Carolina State Fair will host its first-ever free, Drive-Through S.C. State Fair…

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Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies awards $15,000.00 charitable contribution to support MIRCI

 

Mental Illness Recovery Center Inc. was awarded $15,000.00 from Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies to support Outreach, Housing, and Behavioral Healthcare for homeless individuals living with mental illness throughout Richland and Lexington…

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Back-to-School Survey: Two-thirds of teens concerned about attending school in-person this fall

 

Research by Junior Achievement Also Shows Teens’ Top Concerns for the Future A new survey from Junior Achievement (JA) by research firm ENGINE Insights shows that two-thirds of teens (66%)…

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Bank of America supports United Way of the Piedmont COVID-19 relief efforts

 

For Kenya Dawkins and her family, a partnership between United Way of the Piedmont and Bank of America offered the timely resources needed to regain financial stability as a result…

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Matt Gumbert joins Rebuild Upstate as a home repair coordinator

 

Local nonprofit Rebuild Upstate has hired Matt Gumbert as a home repair coordinator. After earning his bachelor of arts in Christian Ministries from Indiana Wesleyan University, Gumbert worked as a…

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Urgent need for volunteers this week at Harvest Hope Food Bank

 

The following shifts available for the remainder of this week: Tuesday, July 28 Senior box packing, 9 am – 11 am, 6 spots open Senior box packing, 11 am –…

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Greer Community Ministries announces 2020-2021 board of directors

 

The Greer Community Ministries (GCM) board of directors for the 2020-2021 fiscal year includes seven returning and four new members. Bob Stroud will serve as board chair and will be…

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Congaree Vista Guild announces new Board of Directors 

 

Vista Guild Holds Historic Membership Vote  The Congaree Vista Guild has welcomed a new board of directors who will serve the organization for a three-year term.  Over the last year…

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Wi-Fi hotspots are coming to Columbia Housing resident communities

 

Concerns continue to rise about the absence of high-speed Internet or broadband access in underserved areas during the COVID-19 pandemic. To provide this essential service in our community and help…

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Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired SC receives $5,000 grant from the Henry and Sylvia Yaschik Foundation

 

The Henry and Sylvia Yaschik Foundation has awarded a $5,000 grant to support the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired South Carolina’s (ABVI) Own Your Life program. Through the…

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Colonial Life CEO to help lead American Heart Association Tim Arnold, to serve on regional board of directors

 

Tim Arnold, President and Chief Executive Officer of Colonial Life & Accident Insurance, was elected to the American Heart Association Southeast Board of Directors. Arnold will serve on the board…

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Rebuild Upstate awarded $30,000 to preserve homes for rural veterans

 

Veterans and their families in rural communities will have better lives thanks to The Home Depot Foundation and the Housing Assistance Council and their efforts to build and preserve safe…

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Richland Library Advances Let’s Talk Race Discussion in Community – July 29

 

Richland Library is continuing to host courageous conversations that peacefully and intentionally address the topic of racism. Join us for another virtual Let’s Talk Race discussion from 6:30 – 8:30…

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Douglas Boyle and Jim Newsome to help lead American Heart Association

 

The Charleston American Heart Association announced that Douglas Boyle and Jim Newsome were elected to the American Heart Association Southeast Board of Directors. Boyle and Newsome will serve on the…

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Empower SC announces Harden Food Justice Initiative

 

Partnering with EveryBlackGirl and Good Trouble, Empower SC aims to feed the community with healthy fresh food, and create infrastructure for lasting food justice. Empower SC is announcing the Harden…

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Fueled by Fresh COVID-19 Relief Drive-Thru Food Distribution – July 24

 

Lowcountry Food Bank COVID-19 Relief Food Distribution 600 boxes of fresh produce, 400 boxes of shelf-stable food and gallons of milk will be distributed! When: Friday, July 24, 2020, 9:00…

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LS3P’s Beth Florence named President of IIDA Carolinas Chapter

 

LS3P is pleased to congratulate Interior Designer Beth Florence, IIDA, NCIDQ, EDAC, who has been named President of the IIDA Carolinas Chapter. IIDA Carolinas is a non-profit global network of…

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MIRCI – Mental Illness Recovery Center Inc. welcomes new clinical director, Julie Plane

 

The Mental Illness Recovery Center Inc. announces Julie Plane as its new Clinical Director. Plane’s primary responsibilities include: developing and implementing ongoing clinical program strategies, providing oversight and direction to…

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Prepare girls for kindergarten with Girl Scouts of South Carolina-Mountains to Midlands virtual events series

 

Girl Scouts of South Carolina-Mountains to Midlands and Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) are launching a free “Make New Friends” virtual event series to ensure that all girls are prepared to start…

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P&A announces new legal director 

 

Following an extensive search, P&A is happy to announce we have selected a new legal director. Randall Dong comes to P&A in his 30th year of practicing law. After graduating…

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Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative announces amount raised for charity through Blue Ridge Fest

 

Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative announced the distribution of $144,000 to 12 local non-profit organizations in Greenville, Anderson, Oconee and Pickens counties through Blue Ridge Fest despite its cancellation due to…

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Town Theatre announces #AllAroundTown Scavenger Hunt

 

Looking for ways to keep theatre alive in a time when we can’t actually use our stages? We are too! Join us for the #AllAroundTown Scavenger Hunt where small groups…

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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charleston

 

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charleston opened its doors 35 years ago as a “Home-away-from-home” where families stay while their children undergo extensive medical treatment. Today, the House is able…

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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charleston receives $65,000 from the Bishop Gadsden Charitable Fund to replace HVAC systems.

 

Through the generous support of the Bishop Gadsden Charitable Fund, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charleston (RMHC Charleston) was able to replace six HVAC systems to better cool and heat…

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Tri-County Cradle to Career receives $15,000 grant from Wells Fargo for recovery work initiative program 

 

Tri-County Cradle to Career (TCCC) has received a $15,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation to help support its long-term COVID-19 recovery and resiliency plan. “Wells Fargo is our first…

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South Carolina Wildlife Federation launches online “Wild Summer Auction” to support conservation and education programming

 

The South Carolina Wildlife Federation (SCWF) is launching a ten-day virtual auction to support the nonprofit’s conservation and education programming. Presented by Nestle Waters, the online auction features hunting &…

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Newly released DHEC death count data shows disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on black residents in all regions of South Carolina

 

The South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health (IMPH) and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) released a data brief today examining the disproportionate impact…

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Newly released DHEC death count data shows disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on black residents in all regions of South Carolina

 

The South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health (IMPH) and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) released a data brief today examining the disproportionate impact…

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Rotary’s challenging times

 

Service clubs like Rotary face challenging times because of the current COVID-19 pandemic, but need to strengthen their membership, put ideas into action and improve local communities – all reflected…

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Richland Library to launch Read Freely Collections at three locations

 

With a commitment of getting materials into the hands of children and families over the summer, Richland Library is launching a new resource, titled the Read Freely Collections, on Thursday,…

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Carolina Children’s Home Foundation awards $207,000 in grants to non-profits and scholarships to deserving students in the Midlands

 

The Carolina Children’s Home (CCH) Foundation is awarding $207,000 in grants to non-profits and scholarships to deserving students in the Midlands area. This is the third year that CCH has…

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Training continues for Sea Cadets at Relic Room – this time virtually

 

Educational activities continue at the South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum, but a little differently from what we’re used to. For instance, on Saturday, July 18, we’ll have…

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Countybank Foundation supports Greenwood Area Habitat for Humanity

 

The Countybank Foundation, established in 1971 representing Countybank and Greenwood Capital, recently donated $20,000 to Greenwood Area Habitat for Humanity. This donation is part of a five-year plan to donate…

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