Foundation Announces 2010 Officers

  December 30, 2009

COLUMBIA, SC – December 30, 2009 – The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina announces its 2010 board of trustees officers: Yvonne Orr (Charleston), chair; Mike McCabe (Columbia), vice…

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Foundation Annouces 2010 Officers

  December 30, 2009

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina announces its 2010 board of trustees officers: Yvonne Orr (Charleston), chair; Mike McCabe (Columbia), vice chair; Dee Dee Chewning (Lexington), secretary and…

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Foundation Announces 2010 Officers

  December 30, 2009

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina announces its 2010 board of trustees officers: Yvonne Orr, chair; Mike McCabe, vice chair; Dee Dee Chewning, secretary and Thomas Otis, treasurer.…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation Awards $248,000 in Grants

  December 23, 2009

COLUMBIA, SC – December 23, 2009 – The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded 16 Caritas grants and seven Discretionary grants, totaling $248,000, to nonprofit and faith-based…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation Awards $248,000 in Grants

  December 23, 2009

CHARLESTON, SC – December 23, 2009 – The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded 16 Caritas grants and seven Discretionary grants, totaling $248,000, to nonprofit and faith-based…

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Historic Columbia Foundation Announces New Board Members

  December 16, 2009

Historic Columbia Foundation Announces New Board of Trustees Members COLUMBIA, SC – December 16, 2009 – Historic Columbia Foundation recently elected several new board members to its organization for 2009…

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Nonprofit Association Hires New Staff

  December 11, 2009

COLUMBIA, SC – December 11, 2009 – The SC Association of Nonprofit Organizations (SCANPO) has hired Glenice Saddler as the new Director of Membership and Resource Development.  Ms. Saddler’s duties at…

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Midlands Area Companies Recognized for Employee Wellness Programs

  October 27, 2009

American Heart Association publishes list in Fortune magazine  COLUMBIA, SC – October 27, 2009 – The American Heart Association recognized 15 Midlands-area businesses as Start! Fit-Friendly Companies for promoting physical activity…

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Non-Profits Surviving Economic Downturn

  October 19, 2009

Giving USA reports that, adjusted for inflation, total giving was down 5.7 percent, the largest drop recorded since the group has been keeping track of America’s charitable donations. Giving USA …

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Ken Martin Joins Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands

  October 15, 2009

COLUMBIA, SC – October 15, 2009 – Ken Martin has joined Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands as vice president of communications and resource development. “It’s a great time…

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New Web site Launched to Bridge Generations

  October 15, 2009

BGTIME.org – Bridging Generations through Technology, Information, Media and Engagement COLUMBIA, SC – October 15, 2009 – Recognizing that senior citizens in the Midlands have much to contribute to civic…

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United Way Campaign Picking up Steam!

  October 13, 2009

Midlands Companies step up in time of need Pacesetter campaigns display tremendous generosity despite economic challenges COLUMBIA, SC – October 6, 2009  – The 2009-2010 United Way Campaign has officially…

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Foundation Awards $37,000 in Grants

  October 2, 2009

COLUMBIA, SC – October 2, 2009 – The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded three discretionary grants totaling $37,000 to the Columbia Free Medical Clinic, HOPE worldwide–…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation Awards $44,500 in Caritas Grants

  October 2, 2009

COLUMBIA, SC – October 2, 2009 – The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded 14 Caritas, totaling $44,500, to nonprofit and faith-based organizations across South Carolina. Caritas…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation Awards $44,500 in Caritas Grants

  October 2, 2009

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded 14 Caritas, totaling $44,500, to nonprofit and faith-based organizations across South Carolina. Caritas grants are for organizations providing outreach services…

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ERA Wilder Realty Helps

  September 21, 2009

COLUMBIA, SC – September 21, 2009 – Helping to strike out against neuromuscular disease, members of ERA Wilder Realty recently raised over $1500 during a local benefit bowl-a-thon for the…

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Boys & Girls Clubs to Host Step Off

  September 17, 2009

COLUMBIA, SC – September 17, 2009 – The Sprite Step Off, a national stepping showcase combined with community service challenge, comes to Columbia on October 17th. Boys & Girls Clubs…

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Community Foundation Announces New Board Members

  August 25, 2009

COLUMBIA, SC – August 25, 2009 – Central Carolina Community Foundation is pleased to announce the following new members to its Board of Trustees:  Love Collins III – Executive Vice…

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Reliant Hospice Seeks Volunteers

  August 17, 2009

COLUMBIA, SC – August 17, 2009 – Columbia-based Reliant Hospice is currently seeking volunteers to assist its network of caregivers throughout a 32-county service area. Volunteers do not need medical…

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Rotary GSE Trip to Brazil

  August 13, 2009

COLUMBIA, SC – August 13, 2009 – The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International is seeking young professionals and business people who are interested in participating in an all-expenses-paid trip to…

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Yikes! King Street Invaded by Marching Ants!

  August 13, 2009

Local Artist, King Street Merchants Use Insect Procession To Support Darkness to Light’s “Prevent-a-Thon” in August CHARLESTON, SC – July 27, 2009 – Backed by an army of colorful, giant ants,…

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Grant Proposals Sought for new HIV/AIDS Prevention Program

  August 13, 2009

COLUMBIA, SC – August 13, 2009 – The Central Carolina AIDS Partnership (CCAP) is seeking grant proposals for a new HIV/AIDS prevention program through Central Carolina Community Foundation.  Grants will…

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Community Leaders Step Up When it is Needed Most

  August 3, 2009

Announcing United Way of the Midlands 2009-2010 Board of Directors COLUMBIA, SC – August 3, 2009  – As United Way of the Midlands kicks off a new fiscal year, the members…

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Thrift Stores Thriving in Downturn Economy

  July 22, 2009

COLUMBIA, SC – July 22, 2009 – With the economy still sluggish at best, millions of people continue to have less and less to spend. But the news is not…

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Columbia Attorney Named President-Elect

  July 20, 2009

COLUMBIA, SC – July 20, 2009 – The Bar Foundation is pleased to announce Toyya Brawley Gray as President-Elect of its Board of Directors. Gray, of The Law Offices of…

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Red Cross Meets Real Life

  July 20, 2009

COLUMBIA, SC – July 20, 2009 – Red Cross Meets Real Life. RED CROSS FIRE FAMILY FINALLY RETURNS HOME On July 3, Todd and Michelle Collins had reason to celebrate.…

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SCANPO Announces New Executive Committee

  July 15, 2009

COLUMBIA, SC – July 15, 2009 – The South Carolina Association of Nonprofit Organizations (SCANPO) elected a new executive committee to its Board of Directors.  With the addition of the…

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