Fun Run and Race scheduled in Summerville to benefit Alzheimer’s family support services – August 22

 

The ARK, Alzheimer’s family support services, announces that early bird registration for its 21st Annual McElveen Race For The ARK is now open through August 20. The race is planned for August…

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Palmetto Goodwill wins SourceAmerica national Achievement Award

 

Palmetto Goodwill announced that it has been selected as the 2020 SourceAmerica national Performance Excellence in Government Contracts Award winner. The Performance Excellence in Government Contracts Award was given for…

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Need help with the rent? Funds still available through SC Thrive’s COVID-19 rental assistance program

 

SC Thrive’s COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program, which was designed to provide emergency rental assistance to South Carolinians facing financial hardships because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, still has funding available and…

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Coastal Community Foundation honors the first graduating class of Rev. Pinckney Scholars five years after the Emanuel AME Church tragedy

 

Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina announced that the first class of Rev. Pinckney Scholars from Beaufort, Charleston and Jasper counties has graduated college, underscoring the success of the scholarship…

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Richland Library provides resources to address race, equity and inclusion

 

In an effort to address the topic of systemic racism in our state and country, Richland Library is encouraging members of the community to take part in this difficult and…

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The Salvation Army of the Midlands

 

The Salvation Army Columbia Corps serves Richland, Lexington, Fairfield, Newberry, and Kershaw counties. The Salvation Army has provided substantial services to those living in poverty in the Midlands for over…

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Central Carolina Community Foundation awards over $500,000 in scholarships for 2020-2021 school year

 

Central Carolina Community Foundation, the Midlands’ local center for philanthropy, has awarded over $500,000 in scholarships to 204 outstanding students across South Carolina and the country for the 2020-2021 school…

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TCCC Board of Directors welcomes Dondi E. Costin, PhD

 

Dondi E. Costin, PhD, is the President of Charleston Southern University, and elected to the Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative board of Directors for a three-year term. Dr. Costin has…

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MarineMax Charleston hosts blood drive for the American Red Cross

 

MarineMax Charleston plans to host a blood drive to support the American Red Cross. Diana De Carvalho, MarineMax Regional Marketing Manager, states, “we want to do our part in giving back to…

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Post COVID-19, What’s Your Social Media Plan?

 

By Sarah Robinson NP Strategy   After three full months of navigating the coronavirus in the United States, let’s check in on how it has impacted the marketing landscape, and…

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United Ministries receives grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation

 

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded United Ministries an $8,000 grant to support adult literacy. This local grant is part of more than $8.6 million in grants awarded to…

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University Builds Focal Point for Industry

 

Over the past seven years, the Office for Innovation, Partnership and Economic Engagement has become a focal point for industries melding the University of South Carolina’s resources with doing business…

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Charleston Together: Improve and Rebuild Fund raises over $50,000 and partners with the Coastal Community Foundation            

 

State Senator Marlon Kimpson and State Representative Marvin Pendarvis announced that the Charleston Together initiative has raised more than $50,000 since the formation of the fund on Sunday, May 31,…

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What does the life – and death – of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery mean for the health of Blacks in America?

 

A statement from the American Heart Association team: In a 1966 interview, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “I think that we’ve got to see that a riot is the…

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City Center Partnership announces plans for inspirational art installation in the Main Street District

 

City Center Partnership (CCP) announced a new art project called HOPE for Columbia that will be installed in the Main Street District to promote hope and positivity during the Covid-19…

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LRADAC announces COVID-19 update and phased in approach to full capacity operations

 

LRADAC, the designated alcohol and drug abuse authority for Lexington and Richland Counties, announces an update on the organization’s phased-in approach to full capacity operations in response to the COVID-19…

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Mission Lexington receives donation from Palmetto Gourmet Food

 

Mission Lexington is excited to receive a donation of four pallets of ramen noodles from Palmetto Gourmet Foods. “We’re beyond grateful to Palmetto Gourmet for this incredible donation,” said Robin…

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“Best in Show” Mercury Award presented to Prisma Health Midlands Foundation

 

The Public Relations team at Prisma Health Midlands Foundation was recently recognized with a top award by the South Carolina Chapter of Public Relations Society of America (SCPRSA) at the…

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Reedy River Duck Derby to go virtual this summer

 

The Reedy River Duck derby will have a new twist this year – it will be virtual rubber ducks going over the falls this July 11. Rotary Club of the…

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Extension for low-income senior citizens applying for the South Carolina Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program $25 vouchers through SC DSS

 

What: SC DSS has extended the deadline to Monday, June 1 for low-income senior citizens living in the participating counties listed below to apply to receive $25 worth of vouchers…

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The Charleston Museum opens on May 27 with new protocols and guidelines for the Museum Galleries

 

The Charleston Museum will re-open on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 with new protocols and guidelines for staff and visitors. The two Historic House Museums, the Joseph Manigault House and the…

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South Carolina State Museum to welcome guests back, Tuesday, June 2

 

Museum Members to Get Early Access, Saturday, May 30  The South Carolina State Museum will reopen its doors, Tuesday, June 2 (Saturday, May 30 for members only) with new hours…

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Chabad of South Carolina assists Jews celebrating Shavuot holiday with study guide, dairy treats to enhance holiday at home

 

With the Jewish festival of Shavuot — that begins this year at sunset on May 28 and concludes at nightfall on May 30th — approaching amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Chabad of South…

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The Gibbes Museum of Art to reopen following COVID-19 related closure

 

The Gibbes Museum of Art will reopen to the public on June 1, after temporarily closing its doors on March 18 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Gibbes has enacted…

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Richland Library still holding 2020 Summer Learning Challenge

 

As the virtual school year winds down and the unofficial start to summer arrives, Richland Library is excited to share our annual Summer Learning Challenge is moving forward. Starting June…

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National Salvation Army Week in the Midlands – May 18-24

 

The Salvation Army of the Midlands is celebrating National Salvation Army Week, Monday, May 18 – Sunday, May 24. National Salvation Army Week is observed annually in May and was…

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SC Thrive announces rental-assistance program for state residents impacted by COVID-19

 

SC Thrive is pleased to announce, in cooperation with the South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority (SC Housing), the launch of the COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program. The program, created in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic,…

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Duke Energy Foundation encourages grant requests to fund programs that preserve, enhance South Carolina’s natural places

 

Qualified nonprofits, government entities managing parks and trails can request up to $10,000 for beautification, safety improvements The Duke Energy Foundation invites South Carolina nonprofit organizations focused on preserving and…

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Trident United Way sets funding record for emergency response with COVID-19

 

$425,000 raised in just two months is more than any other single event in our history In just two months, generous donors to Trident United Way have raised more for…

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Peanut Farmers to donate peanut butter to Harvest Hope Food Bank

 

South Carolina peanut farmers are donating 8,640 jars of peanut butter to Harvest Hope Food Bank. The six pallets of peanut butter were made by Peanut Proud, a charitable organization sponsored…

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SC Thrive announces Rental-Assistance Program for state residents impacted by COVID-19

 

SC Thrive announced, in cooperation with the South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority (SC Housing), the launch of the COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program. The program, created in response…

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Power team pushes economic development

 

South Carolina’s electric cooperatives are working together to help boost economic development in the Palmetto State. That’s what Capital Rotarians heard from Jamie Frost at their Zoom meeting May 20.…

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Riggs Partners announces 2020 pro bono marketing marathon for nonprofits

 

Riggs Partners will hold its 23rd annual CreateAthon event to benefit Midlands- and Upstate-area nonprofits on October 22-23, 2020. CreateAthon is a 24-hour creative marathon during which professionals provide marketing…

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South Carolina ETV to premiere documentary film exploring history of South Carolina National Guard

 

‘We Have a Story to Tell: 350 Years of the South Carolina National Guard’ premieres May 21 at 7 p.m., re-airs May 24 and 25 South Carolina ETV (SCETV) announced…

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Defense attorney joins Rotary

 

The head of the SC Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers has been inducted into Columbia’s Capital Rotary Club. Kitty Sutton – executive director of the legal nonprofit since 2013 –…

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FUEL Q3 grant applications for Greenville non-profits now open

 

FUEL, a marketing agency in downtown Greenville, SC specializing in branding and marketing solutions, has opened the application process for the third quarter grant program. The FUEL for Good Quarterly…

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SC Public Radio to offer Spoleto Festival USA programming as part of ‘Spoleto at Home’ initiative

 

Festival programming to be featured on ‘Sonatas & Soundscapes’ May 22 – June 5; ‘Spoleto Backstage’ podcast to return with 11 new episodes starting May 22 SC Public Radio (SCPR)…

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Tele-Town Hall to Share Resources for Richland County Senior Citizens amid COVID-19 – May 21

 

In an effort to support senior citizens throughout Richland County and share important resources, Richland Library is hosting a tele-town hall event 6:30 p.m., Thursday, May 21. Hear from representatives…

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Walmart Foundation awards $15,000 to Senior Resources’ COVID-19 Disaster Relief Fund to help support local senior citizens

 

Walmart Foundation awarded $15,000 to Senior Resources’ COVID-19 Disaster Relief Fund which supports our emergency response to local senior citizens in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.  In March, Senior Resources…

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Senior Resources’ Emergency Senior Nutrition Program providing food assistance in 16 SC counties continues this week

 

At Senior Resources we have provided over 184,280 meals to senior citizens through our Emergency Senior Nutrition Program in the past eight weeks.  In addition, we have served over 20,292 frozen…

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Charleston Go Red for Women® Luncheon goes virtual

 

The Charleston American Heart Association (AHA), the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, is going to have the first-ever Virtual Go Red for Women®…

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Leadership transition at the Charleston Parks Conservancy

 

The leader of the Charleston Parks Conservancy is stepping down and a new interim executive director has been appointed. Harry Lesesne, who has been executive director of the Charleston Parks…

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Indorama Ventures donation supports communities in Spartanburg, SC & Charlotte, NC

 

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, has been supporting its companies operating in 33 countries across the world to act as a helping hand for surrounding…

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United Way of the Midlands grants MIRCI $10.000.00 in COVID-19 Response Funds

 

MIRCI – Mental Illness Recovery Center Inc. was awarded $10,000.00 from the United Way of the Midlands’ COVID-19 Response Funds. As a healthcare provider that treats our community’s most vulnerable…

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Radio Television Digital News Association recognizes SC Public Radio reporter with prestigious Regional Edward R. Murrow Award

 

Scott Morgan awarded for story about man who wrongfully served 24 years in prison for murder SC Public Radio (SCPR) Reporter Scott Morgan has received the Radio Television Digital News Association…

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Choose Well offers virtual clinic visits for birth control

 

Choose Well, the largest contraceptive access program in South Carolina’s history, will now offer virtual clinic visits for birth control. Choose Well launched in 2017 with the goal to reduce…

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Providence Home

 

Providence Home is a faith-based transitional ministry currently housing 36 men and expanding to 63 men by Summer 2020. Most men arrive at Providence Home weary from prison, jail, alcohol/drug…

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