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Little Black Dress Initiative showcases “90 Years of Women Investing In Women”

 

The Junior League of Greenville’s signature event to run September 16-20 The Junior League of Greenville, Inc. (JLG) presents its Little Black Dress Initiative (LBDI) for the third consecutive year, beginning Monday, September 16. The week-long event raises awareness and funds for women’s economic mobility and the fight against human trafficking in the Upstate. Donations…

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Registration, sponsorships open for 2020 NEEDTOBREATHE Classic

 

Sponsorships and foursome registrations are now available for the 2020 NEEDTOBREATHE Classic set for March 30 at the Daniel Island Club. Each year, musicians, athletes and actors join southern rock band NEEDTOBREATHE for a charity golf classic plus auction and after-party concert to support the work of OneWorld Health. The Charleston-based nonprofit empowers communities around…

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Calling All ‘Wild’ Park Lovers: Tickets on Sale for Party for the Parks

 

Early-bird tickets are on sale for the Charleston Parks Conservancy’s signature fundraiser, Party for the Parks, coming to Colonial Lake on Saturday, Nov. 2. This year’s theme is “Call of the Wild” where punk rock meets animal instincts. Park lovers will be decked out in animal prints, neon, mohawks, leather, and studs while enjoying food,…

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United Way of the Midlands recruits volunteer tutors for its Midlands Reading Consortium to help striving readers increase literacy skills

 

United Way is looking for volunteers to support the Midlands Reading Consortium (MRC) for the 2019-2020 school year. MRC is a tutoring initiative that helps pre-kindergarten through second-grade students improve their reading proficiency and language development. MRC is a partnership between United Way of the Midlands and 26 Midlands elementary schools across Richland One, Richland…

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The Autism Academy of South Carolina names Dr. Kathleen Franke, Ph.D., BCBA as Director of Psychological Services

 

The Autism Academy of South Carolina (AASC) announced Dr. Kathleen Franke, Ph.D., BCBA as the Director of Psychological Services. Dr. Franke has served as a member of the AASC team since 2014. “I am honored to accept the role of Director of Psychological Services. I am so thankful to have had the opportunity to train…

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Moore School’s Folks Center hires new executive director

 

The University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business has hired a new executive director for its Folks Center for International Business. Karen Brosius, who begins with the Folks Center in September, has been since February 2017 the president of Careers through Culinary Arts Program, a national nonprofit that empowers underserved youth through the…

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NORD Family Foundation grants $50,000 to MIRCI for adult and youth services

 

The Nord Family Foundation awarded a $50,000 grant to the Mental Illness Recovery Center, Inc. (MIRCI), $30,000 to support Adult Services Programs and $20,000 to Youth Services Programs. The grant will support the development of healthy living habits and independent living skills enabling individuals who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness to live and…

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The Original Six announces expansion of after-school programs

 

Non-Profit Will Double Practice Makes Perfect Homework Centers Serving Rural S.C. Students for 2019-2020 School Year The Original Six Foundation (O6 Foundation) today announced an expansion of the organization’s Practice Makes Perfect Homework Centers into Allendale County at Allendale-Fairfax Middle School, Marion County at Palmetto Middle School, and a new location in Bamberg County at…

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SC Green Industry Association presents 16th Annual Fall Field Day

 

The SC Green Industry Association is excited to present the 16th Annual Fall Field Day on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at Modern Turf, 2895 Edens Road in Dalzell, SC. Early Bird Registration ends on September 12th and space is limited! Click Here to register today! Educational presentations, hands-on courses, equipment demonstrations, and networking with exhibitors will be offered throughout the day. Attendees can…

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Non Profit Minute – Robert Smith, Palmetto Goodwill

 

  The Who’s on the Move, BizSC, 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 to thank our sponsors of this video series: BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, NP Strategy and South Carolina Federal Credit Union. Robert Smith, President…

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