S.C. Arts Awards postponed because of COVID-19 concerns

 

Official statement from the South Carolina Arts Commission: COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Arts Awards scheduled for May 6, 2020 are being postponed until further notice. With the ongoing uncertainty…

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Mission Lexington Status 1/16/2020

 

Lexington, SC, March 16, 2020- Mission Lexington is continuing to monitor the latest developments regarding COVID-19. The health and safety of our clients, staff and volunteers remains our number one priority. At this…

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The 16th Annual March for Meals has been canceled.

 

This event has been canceled. Mobile Meals will welcome community leaders on Monday, March 16, 2020 to deliver meals as a part of the annual National Week of Champions. Confirmed…

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Prisma Health Midlands Foundation postpones two signature fundraising events benefiting Prisma Health—Midlands

 

Prisma Health Midlands Foundation will postpone two signature fundraising events benefiting Prisma Health—Midlands. Foundation leaders consulted with clinical leaders of Prisma Health—Midlands and made the decision to postpone these events…

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As a health and safety precaution, organizers postpone 2020 NEEDTOBREATHE Classic

 

As concerns over the COVID-19 virus increase, organizers of the annual NEEDTOBREATHE Classic are postponing the event until the fall. The celebrity golf tournament and after-party concert were scheduled for…

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Chris Staubes elected President and Chairman of the Board for the Coastal Carolina Council of the Boy Scouts of America

 

Coastal Carolina Council of the Boy Scouts of America announced that Chris Staubes has been elected Council President and Chair of the Executive Board. His two-year term of office began…

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Bank of America Fall for Greenville donates more than $30,000 in charitable giving to local nonprofits

 

Fall for Greenville board members awarded more than $30,000 to six local nonprofit organizations through its Fall for Giving program. The program was created to support the efforts of nonprofit…

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Upstate Girl Scout receives prestigious Medal of Honor

 

Girl Scouts of South Carolina – Mountains to Midlands will recognize Maggie Majors, Pendleton, during its annual Women of Distinction Awards dinner on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at the Columbia…

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J M Smith Foundation awards $25,000 to the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired South Carolina

 

The J M Smith Foundation recently awarded the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired South Carolina (ABVI) a $25,000 grant to support the growth of its Own Your Life…

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Columbia Airport Refreshes Brand

 

Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) boasts a refreshed look, feel and direction while trying to build on a 24% growth in passenger traffic since 2018. That’s the message Capital Rotarians heard…

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Paul Harris Fellow +5 Recognition

 

Capital Rotary’s Philip Flynn (at right in photo) presents a new lapel pin to Dr. Tommy Gibbons, recognizing him as a Paul Harris Fellow Plus-Five contributor to The Rotary Foundation,…

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Free community event coming to Leo’s Landing, Saluda Shoals Park: Organization founded to help children be limitless

 

Children of all abilities are invited to attend a free event at Leo’s Landing, an inclusive playground at Saluda Shoals Park, from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 21.…

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Lowcountry Food Bank welcomes new employees

 

The Lowcountry Food Bank (LCFB), whose mission is to lead the fight against hunger throughout the 10 coastal counties of South Carolina, is pleased to announce that several new staff…

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Multiplying good receives grant from Power:Ed

 

Power:Ed, a philanthropy of South Carolina Student Loan Corporation, has awarded an $85,000 grant to Multiplying Good, an organization piloting innovative professional development programs for students here in the Palmetto…

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ICS elects new board officers

 

ICS announced that its board of directors recently elected new officers. ICS board members represent a diverse range of backgrounds and specialties, all of which strengthen ICS’s systems-level perspective. Dr.…

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Countybank Foundation completes $100,000 pledge to The Greenwood Promise

 

The Countybank Foundation recently made its final donation installment of $20,000 to The Greenwood Promise, fulfilling the pledged amount of $100,000 over the course of five years. Countybank and Greenwood…

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Countybank Foundation presents donation to Anderson Interfaith Ministries

 

Pictured (from left to right) are Susan Anderson, Vice President of Resource Development for AIM; Michael Wooles, Senior Vice President and Anderson Market Executive for Countybank; Kristi King-Brock, Executive Director…

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Lowcountry Heart Walk makes history and raises $1.2 million

 

The American Heart Association’s Lowcountry Heart Walk is making monumental strides by raising more than $1.24 million. This campaign is the first-ever million-dollar Heart Walk in South Carolina right here…

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9th Annual Shuck-A-Rama Oyster Roast set for March 14th to benefit the Brain Injury Association of South Carolina

 

The Brain Injury Association of South Carolina (BIASC) will be hosting its 9th Annual Shuck-A-Rama on Saturday, March 14, 2020 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Charleston Cruise Terminal…

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Latin Grammy award winning jazz flautist Nestor Torres and master percussionist Gino Castillo will join the Charleston Jazz Orchestra for Latin Night – Mi Alma Latina

 

March 14, 2020 Back by popular demand and as proclaimed by Jelly Roll Morton’s maxim “You’ve got to have that Spanish tinge,” Latin Night returns to Season 12! Latin Grammy…

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Learning more about millennials

 

Capital Rotary members got a lesson on “Generation Y” millennials from March 4 guest speaker Matt Vaadi, who heads ERG, a Columbia-based human resources and payroll services company. Vaadi (at…

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Recognition for two Paul Harris Fellows

 

Capital Rotary president Abby Naas (left in photo) recognized Philip Flynn and Katherine Anderson on March 4 for their continuing support of The Rotary Foundation, the international service club’s charitable…

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Leading expert in unconscious racial bias coming to the Midlands

 

One of the world’s leading experts on unconscious racial bias, Dr. Jennifer Eberhardt, is coming to Columbia, South Carolina. Join Richland Library and the Together SC Summit for Biased: Uncovering…

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Avoid Being the Cobbler with Bad Shoes

 

By Amanda Loveday NP Strategy   For many of us, our day-to-day activities are dictated by the services we provide to our customers – so much so, that we too…

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United Ministries adopts Greenlink bus stops

 

United Ministries (UM) is partnering with Greenlink to improve the bus stops located near their Learning Center at 503 Vardry Street through Greenlink’s Adopt-A-Stop program. Throughout the next year, United…

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Understanding community foundations: CCCF reflects on 35 years

 

Central Carolina Community Foundation — the Midlands’ center for philanthropy — is approaching a record-setting total of $200 million in grants and scholarships awarded since its inception. This will be…

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Celebrate The Gift of Time at Leeza’s Care Connections Senior Prom – April 3

 

Senior Prom is a challenge to the community to connect across the generations through the timeless language of music all the while fundraising to help support families coping with chronic…

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New grant to help reduce unplanned pregnancies in Berkeley County

 

Berkeley County First Steps has received a $2,500 grant from the New Morning Foundation to expand its doula contraceptive education services within the Choose Well initiative of the Foundation. The…

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Healthy Learners welcomes four new board members

 

Healthy Learners, a faith-based non-profit that connects school-aged children to health care providers to help remove barriers to school success, announces four new members to the Healthy Learners Board of…

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Non Profit Minute – David Platts, South Carolina Arts Commission

 

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…

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Healthy Learners welcomes four new board members

 

Healthy Learners, a faith-based non-profit that connects school-aged children to health care providers to help remove barriers to school success, announces four new members to the Healthy Learners Board of…

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Trident United Way celebrates Publix appreciation week

 

We’re spreading some love to thank Publix and its associates for their dedication to our community You may see Trident United Way throwing mini-parties in the aisles of Publix stores…

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Donations from the 21st annual Lowcountry Food Bank Chefs’ Feast will provide more than 2,700,000 Meals

 

The Lowcountry Food Bank’s (LCFB) 21st annual Chefs’ Feast gala and live auction, which took place on Sunday, February 9, raised $452,000 to support the fight against childhood hunger. More…

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SC nonprofits Facing Race Together

 

A 2019 gathering of South Carolina’s nonprofit leaders ranked racial equity as the most important issue for them to address in preparing for the future. In response, Together SC will…

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New Paul Harris Fellow Honors

 

Capital Rotarian Le Frye (left in photo) was recognized as a new Paul Harris Fellow by club president Abby Naas at the Feb. 26 meeting. The honor – named for…

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College of Charleston is top producer of Peace Corps volunteers

 

The College of Charleston has ranked No. 14 among medium-size schools on the Peace Corps’ list of top volunteer-producing colleges and universities in 2020. Right now, CofC has 21 alumni…

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Ronald McDonald House Charities announces annual gala

 

Proceeds to help house families of children being treated at medical facilities in Columbia Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) is hosting its second annual RMHC Gala on Thursday, March 26 from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00…

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SCACED grants Rebuild Upstate with funds to pilot weatherization program

 

To jumpstart a new year of reparations, Rebuild Upstate has received a grant award of $10,444 to pilot a weatherization program from the South Carolina Association for Community Economic Development’s…

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Home Works to host ‘Love on Lexington’ home repair blitz

 

Saturday March 7, Home Works will host the “Love on Lexington” blitz to repair the homes of Lexington County neighbors in need. Youth and adult volunteers from across the Midlands…

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United Ministries announces new executive director

 

United Ministries announced the selection of a new executive director to lead the agency upon the retirement of Tony McDade, the agency’s current executive director. Lizzie Bebber will join the…

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Applications open for 2020 Ethel Bolden Minority Fellowship

 

The Richland Library Friends and Foundation is revitalizing an annual award, originally established in 2010, that bolsters academic achievements. Formerly a scholarship, the 2020 Ethel Bolden Minority Fellowship is extending…

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Two new members for Capital Rotary

 

Columbia’s Capital Rotary Club has added two new members – an exercise trainer and a local school district director. Shown after their induction are (from left) Barbara Gelberd with sponsor…

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2020 NEEDTOBREATHE Classic welcomes pro athletes, musicians to Daniel Island

 

Recording artists Chris Tomlin, Echosmith and David Nail will join NEEDTOBREATHE for the 2020 NEEDTOBREATHE Classic golf tournament and concert on Daniel Island. The sold-out celebrity golf tournament, auction and…

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Seabrook Golf Tournament to support Alzheimer’s & dementia services

 

Respite Care Charleston’s 16th Annual MORE.GOOD.DAYS. Golf Tournament will be held Monday, April 20, 2020 at the Seabrook Island Club’s Crooked Oaks course. Proceeds from the event will help the…

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South Carolina Retailers donate nearly $89,000 for hunger relief

 

Cash and Product Donations Support the Mission of Feeding the Carolinas The South Carolina Retail Association (http://scretail.org) and its retail member companies presented $89,000 in product and cash contributions to…

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Greenville Housing Authority welcomes a new CEO

 

Shawn R. Williams was recently selected as the new CEO of the Greenville Housing Authority. Commissioners for the Greenville Housing Authority (TGHA) announce the selection of Shawn R. Williams as…

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Lowcountry Food Bank President & CEO announces plan to retire

 
Pat Walker is the President & CEO of the Lowcountry Food Bank

The Lowcountry Food Bank’s Board of Directors Chairperson, Shelley Yuhas, announced that President and CEO, Pat Walker, will retire this year. The Lowcountry Food Bank Board of Directors will begin…

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