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Senate’s End Hosts Smoke on the Water with 16 Barbeque Teams Competing Friday

 

COLUMBIA, SC – September 20, 2013 –  Senate’s End, Columbia’s premier event space and the home of Dupre Catering & Events and 302 Artisans at Senate’s End (316 Senate Street), will host the second annual Smoke on the Water, a South Carolina Barbeque Association (SCBA) competition, on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013. Smoke on the Water…

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Montez C. Martin, Jr. to chair Amos-Frazier award committee

 

CHARLESTON, SC – August 29, 2013 – Montez C. Martin, Jr., chairman of the Marjorie Amos-Frazier Pacesetter Award Selection Committee 2013, today announced plans for the award’s third annual presentation at the Blue Jamboree, a major rally featuring national, state and regional Democratic Party officials set for October 26 at the Jenkins Institute in North…

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Rooftop Rhythms Rocks Forest Acres Sept. 19

 

COLUMBIA, SC – September 19, 2013 WHAT: Cooler weather means the return of Rooftop Rhythms, hosted by the City of Forest Acres. This popular neighborhood event will take place twice this fall: Thursday, Sept. 19 and Thursday, Oct. 24, from 5 to 9 p.m. As always, this family-friendly evening will feature two high-energy bands and…

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SC Bar Foundation Director Begins Second Term as President of National Organization

 

COLUMBIA, SC – August 21, 2013 – Shannon Willis Scruggs, executive director of the South Carolina Bar Foundation, has been elected for a second term as president of the National Association of IOLTA Programs (NAIP).  During her first term, Scruggs worked to establish a legacy program so that retiring or departing IOLTA directors could document…

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SC Bar Foundation Director Begins Second Term as President of National Organization

 

COLUMBIA, SC – August 21, 2013 – Shannon Willis Scruggs, executive director of the South Carolina Bar Foundation, has been elected for a second term as president of the National Association of IOLTA Programs (NAIP).  During her first term, Scruggs worked to establish a legacy program so that retiring or departing IOLTA directors could document…

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Youth Corps announces class of 2013-2014

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Youth Corps, a leadership program for outstanding ninth and tenth graders from Midlands schools, announced the class members for 2013-2014. This group of students will take part in a one-year course of practical, hands-on, on-site study and experience that offers opportunities and exposure to relevant professional competencies, community service and leadership skills.…

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Senate’s End Hosts Smoke on the Water Barbeque Competition

 

COLUMBIA, SC – August 14, 2013 – Senate’s End, Columbia’s premier event space and the home of Dupre Catering & Events and 302 Artisans at Senate’s End (316 Senate Street), will host the second annual Smoke on the Water, a South Carolina Barbeque Association (SCBA) competition, on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013.  Smoke on the Water…

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SC Bar Foundation awards $1.88 million in grants

 

COLUMBIA, SC – August 13, 2013 – The South Carolina Bar Foundation has awarded $1.88 million in grant funds to support civil legal aid, law related education and other legal related projects. In the Midlands, Sistercare received $26,000 to provide legal services free of charge to battered women and their children.  The University of South…

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S.C. Bar Young Lawyers receive four ABA Awards of Achievement

 

COLUMBIA, SC – August 14, 2013  – The S.C. Bar Young Lawyers Division (YLD) won four prestigious Awards of Achievement at the American Bar Association Annual Meeting on Aug. 10 in San Francisco, Calif. The awards included first place for Newsletters (S.C. Young Lawyer), second place for Service to the Public (iCivics), second place for…

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SC Bar Foundation awards $1.88 million in grants

 

COLUMBIA, SC – August 13, 2013 -The South Carolina Bar Foundation has awarded $1.88 million in grant funds to support civil legal aid, law related education and other legal related projects. In the Lowcountry, Crisis Ministries was given $69,000 to provide direct legal services to the homeless population through its on-site attorney. Lowcountry Legal Volunteers…

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Annual Viva La Vista brings Tasty Food to the Vista, Legendary reggae artists The Wailers to headline event

 

COLUMBIA, SC – September 7 2013 –  Columbia’s Congaree Vista Guild is hosting its annual Viva La Vista, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013. The sixth annual Viva La Vista will provide a lively environment for visitors to expand their palates by sampling Southern and international cuisine, wine and craft beer. The Vista Guild is also pleased…

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Congaree Vista Guild Announces Vista Retailers’ Tax-Free Weekend Specials

 

COLUMBIA, SC – July 31, 2013 – The Congaree Vista Guild, a non-profit, membership-based organization comprising a wide variety of restaurant, shop, business and gallery owners, homeowners and museums in the Vista, announces tax-free weekend specials for Vista-area retailers. Specials are valid during South Carolina’s tax-free weekend, August 2-4, 2013. “The Vista has plenty to…

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Youth Corps Announces New Board Members

 

COLUMBIA, SC – July 24, 2013 – Youth Corps, a leadership program for outstanding ninth and tenth graders from Midlands schools, announced the Board of Directors for 2013-2014. This group of 23 will work together to support Youth Corps in its mission to provide a one-year course of practical, hands-on, on-site study and experience for…

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Operation Move-Out

 

CHARLESTON, SC – July 25, 2013 – Many leases for rental properties in downtown Charleston expire at the end of July. In the past, this resulted in a build-up of discarded household goods on the City sidewalks and streets as renters and college students moved out. To better manage the removal of the trash from…

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Nancye Bailey Joins Youth Corps Board of Directors

 

COLUMBIA, SC – July 24, 2013 – Carolina Event Consultants’ president Nancye Bailey has joined the Board of Directors for Youth Corps, a leadership program for outstanding ninth and tenth graders from Midlands’ schools. The board of directors works together to support Youth Corps in its mission to provide a one-year course of practical, hands-on,…

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Janell Rohan Joins Nickelodeon Theatre as Director of Programming

 

COLUMBIA, SC – July 23, 2013 – The Nickelodeon Theatre, South Carolina’s only non-profit art house theater and a leading voice for media arts in the Southeast, has named Janell Rohan Director of Programming. As director of programming, Rohan will work closely with the Nickelodeon’s film buyer on weekly film programming, develop special programming ideas,…

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Charleston Attorneys serve SC Bar Foundation Board of Directors

 

CHARLESTON, SC – July 15, 2013 – The South Carolina Bar Foundation announced that Elaine Fowler has been named president-elect and Marie-Louise Ramsdale assumes the office of secretary/treasurer. As officers, Fowler and Ramsdale will be working with the Bar Foundation to advance justice to all South Carolina citizens through the outreach programs and services offered…

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Greenville Attorney joins SC Bar Foundation to Advance Justice

 

GREENVILLE, SC – July 15, 2013 – The South Carolina Bar Foundation welcomes Chet Chea to its board of directors. As a member of the board, Chea will be working with the Bar Foundation to advance justice to all South Carolina citizens through the outreach programs and services offered by the nonprofit’s 18 grant organizations.…

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Tapp’s Arts Center Announces August 2013 Exhibit “The Art of Healing” & Seeks Participants Interesting in Healing Through Art

 

COLUMBIA, SC – July 5, 2013 – Tapp’s Arts Center, Columbia’s center for art, music and performing arts and artists’ studios, announces “The Art of Healing,” a unique exhibit showcasing artwork created through the healing process. The show will run August 1 – 31, 2013.  “The Art of Healing,” a collaboration with Hidden Wounds, a…

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Humane Society Names Joseph Savitz Volunteer of the Year and Names New Officers to Board of Directors

 

COLUMBIA, SC – June 7, 2013 – The Humane Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, which offers low-cost spay and neuter surgeries to end animal overpopulation and investigates and addresses animal cruelty complaints named Joseph Savitz volunteer of the year at the organization’s annual meeting on Monday June 3, 2013. Savitz, who has retired…

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Chipotle Mexican Grill Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting in the Vista for Tuesday, June 18

 

COLUMBIA, SC – June 13, 2013 – The Congaree Vista Guild and Butler Properties and Development will host a grandopening ribbon cutting for Chipotle Mexican Grill in the Congaree Vistawith Mayor Steve Benjamin at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at619 Gervais Street. Thenewest Chipotle, a national chain of fast-casual restaurants known foran emphasis…

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Glenforest Clubs 4 Camps Golf Tournament: Thursday, June 20th

 

Announcing 3nd Annual “Clubs 4 Camps” Golf Tournament: Thursday, June 20th 2013 West Columbia, SC- Glenforest School, a K-12, non-profit school for children who learn differently, presents the third annual “Clubs 4 Camps” Golf Tournament Fundraiser at Golden Hills Golf & Country Club on Thursday, June 20th, 2013 from 8am – 2.30pm. All  “Clubs 4 Camps” Golf Tournament proceeds directly benefit local…

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The Animal Mission to Benefit from “Dressed to the CaNines” at Tapp’s Arts Center Wednesday, June 5

 

WHAT: The Animal Mission and Richland County Sheriff’s Department K9 Division will benefit from “The Animal Attraction” and “Dressed to the CaNines,” two animal-focused arts events at Tapp’s Arts Center. Proceeds will benefit The Animal Mission’s spay and neuter voucher program, which has provided more than $1 million for 19,000 free spay and neuter surgeries…

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The Nickelodeon Theatre Introduces “National Treasures,” First Curated Series

 

COLUMBIA, SC – May 29, 201# – “National Treasures: A Retrospective of American Classics,” the Nickelodeon Theatre’s first curated series, will begin playing at the Nickelodeon Theatre for 12 consecutive weekends and Mondays for Summer 2013, from June 1 – August 17. Janell Rohan, who holds a master’s degree in film studies from UCLA, and…

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The Animal Mission to Benefit from “The Animal Attraction” and “Dressed to the CaNines” at Tapp’s Arts Center

 

WHAT: The Animal Mission and Richland County Sheriff’s Department K9 Division will benefit from “The Animal Attraction” and “Dressed to the CaNines,” two animal-focused arts events at Tapp’s Arts Center. Proceeds will benefit The Animal Mission’s spay and neuter voucher program, which has provided more than $1 million for 19,000 free spay and neuter surgeries…

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The Humane Society Awarded ASPCA Grant

 

COLUMBIA, SC – May 28, 2013 – The Humane Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Columbia, which strives to end animal overpopulation by offering low-cost spay and neuter surgeries and seeks to investigate and prevent animal abuse, has been awarded a $4,000 grant from The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to…

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Liquid Catering adds sales coordinator

 

GREENVILLE, SC – May 24, 2013 –  Liquid Catering, the Upstate’s premier event-bar management company, has hired a new sales coordinator. Lindsey Pfrommer is a recent graduate of Indiana University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Public Management and Tourism Management. The Terre Haute, Indiana, native was a 2012 summer intern for Liquid Catering…

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Terra Weclomes Michael Fomby as General Manager

 

COLUMBIA, SC – May 21, 2013 – Terra, which specializes in Chef Mike Davis’s seasonal preparation of Southern dishes using local products whenever possible at 100 State Street in West Columbia, announces that Michael Fomby has joined the restaurant’s staff as general manager. “We’re excited to welcome Michael to the restaurant,” said Chef Mike Davis,…

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Congaree Vista Guild Welcomes NAI Avant to the Neighborhood

 

COLUMBIA, SC – May 17, 2013 – The Congaree Vista Guild, a non-profit, membership-based organization comprising a wide variety of restaurateurs, shop, business and gallery owners, homeowners and museums in the Vista, announces that national commercial real estate firm NAI Avant has purchased The Dupre building at 807 Gervias Street and is relocating its corporate…

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See Spot Run Annual 5K Run/Walk to Benefit The Humane Society

 

COLUMBIA, SC – May 9, 2013 –  The Humane Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, which strives to end the overpopulation of unwanted animals by offering low-cost spay and neuter surgeries and investigates animal cruelty and neglect cases, announces that See Spot Run, the organization’s fourth annual 5K run/walk, will take place Saturday, May…

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Irmo Police Department is recognized as a Traffic Safe Community

 

IRMO, SC – May 7, 2013 – The Town of Irmo was recognized with a joint resolution from the South Carolina Legislature after being designated a Traffic Safe Community by the AAA of the Carolinas Foundation. Thanks to all of the officers of the Irmo Police Department for their efforts in keeping our roads safe.…

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Seventh Annual Indie Grits Festival 2013 Announces Increases in Attendance and Film Winners

 

COLUMBIA, SC – May 2, 2013 – After a successful Indie Grits Festival 2013, festival organizers announce that festival attendance increased over 2012’s festival, while approximately 25 percent of festival attendees live outside of Columbia. The 10-day festival, which highlighted Columbia’s Main Street, took place April 12-21. Hosted by the Nickelodeon Theatre, South Carolina’s only…

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Keep the Midlands Beautiful welcomes New Board Member

 

COLUMBIA, SC – April 30, 2013 – Keep the Midlands Beautiful welcomes Mark Harmon to the Keep the Midlands Beautiful Board of Directors. In his early days growing up in Gaffney, South Carolina, Mark Harmon divided his time between school, the ball field, and Buford Street United Methodist Church. Those places and the mentors who…

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Irmo's Tim Whipple and star athletes speak to the Rotary Club of Lake Murray

 

COLUMBIA, SC – April 24, 2013 – The speaker at the Rotary Club of Lake Murray-Irmo was Tim Whipple, Irmo High School head basketball coach of the reigning 4A High School Boys basketball champions. Tim has been head coach at Irmo for 32 years and has coached Irmo to five 4A State Championships during his…

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ReWa’s Dargan Evans Recognized with Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator of the Year Award

 

GREENVILLE, SC – April 23, 2013 – Dargan Evans, Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator for Renewable Water Resources (ReWa), was recognized at the South Carolina Environmental Conference (SCEC) with the Water Environment of South Carolina (WEASC) Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator of the Year Award. The WEASC Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator of the Year is awarded annually…

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Giant Yard Sale to Benefit The Humane Society

 

COLUMBIA, Sc – April 23, 2013 – The Humane Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, which strives to end the overpopulation of unwanted animals by offering low-cost spay and neuter surgeries and investigates animal cruelty and neglect cases, will benefit from a Giant Yard Sale at Woodhill Storage Centre (6000 Garners Ferry Road), Saturday,…

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Vista Guild Hosts 22nd Annual Artista Vista April 25-27

 

COLUMBIA, SC – April 25, 2013 –  Artista Vista, The Midlands’ longest running gallery crawl, returns from Thursday, April 25 – Saturday, April 27, 2013. Vista artists and galleries will open their doors from 5 -9 p.m. Thursday, April 25 and for regular gallery hours April 26- 27 for this free, signature Vista event. For…

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Chapin’s We Care Competing for $25,000 Grant on Facebook

 

200 Causes Battling for Top 40 Spots in State Farm Neighborhood Assist contest  CHAPIN, SC – April 9, 2013 – Chapin’s We Care Center is one of 200 causes competing to get enough votes on Facebook to be eligible for a $25,000 grant. The contest is part of the State Farm Neighborhood Assist program, which…

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John S. Nichols Named 'Lawyer of the Year'

 

COLUMBIA, SC – April 2, 2013 – SC Lawyers Weekly, the state’s top source for legal information for practicing attorneys, has named John Shannon Nichols the 2013 “Lawyer of the Year.” Nichols is the first-ever recipient of this esteemed honor. A founding partner at Bluestein, Nichols, Thompson, and Delgado, LLC (BNTD) — Nichols focuses on…

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‘Body Lines’ Now Open at Coffee Underground: Eating Disorders Exhibit Features a Retrospective Look at the “Perfect Female Form”

 

GREENVILLE, SC – March 5, 2013 – Now in its 3rd year, the annual, Body Lines: A Retrospective Look at the ‘Perfect’ Female Form, exhibit is officially open to the public at Coffee Underground for the month of March. A reception will be held on Thursday, March 21, 2013 from 6:30-8:00p.m. and will offer an…

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CCRA Names Peggy Gainey REALTOR® of the Year

 

COLUMBIA, SC – February 28, 2013 – Peggy Gainey, Broker/Owner of RE/MAX Advantage Group, was recently named 2012 REALTOR® of the Year by the Central Carolina REALTORS® Association (CCRA). She was nominated and selected by her peers in recognition of her outstanding service to the Association, community, and real estate industry. The REALTOR® of the…

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Terminix Announces Promotion and New Employees at Corporate Office

 

   COLUMBIA, SC – February 26, 2013 –  Terminix Service, Inc.announced the promotion of Tami Smith to Accounting Supervisor, andwelcomed two new members to their team. Smith (pictured left), who has worked with Terminix Service, Inc. for more than 10 years, was promoted to Accounting Supervisor of Reporting and Fixed Assets.  She recently completed her…

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Recleim establishes first facility in Aiken County

 

$40.6 million investment expected to create 200 new jobs AIKEN, SC –  February 20, 2013 – Gov. Nikki Haley along with officials from Recleim, a start-up recycler of appliances and e-waste materials, today announced that the company will establish its first recycling plant in Aiken County. During the RecyclonomicsSC event today at the Statehouse, Recleim…

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Local Business Owner Honors Those Who Came Before Her, Celebrates Black History Month

 

COLUMBIA, SC – February 13, 2013 –  Every February 14th, president and CEO, Diane Sumpter celebrates the anniversary of her company, DESA, Inc. This year, while celebrating DESA’s 27 years in business, Sumpter is also celebrating Black History Month by paying tribute to several South Carolinians who paved the way for her company and other…

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Youth Corps Uses Valentine’s Day To Teach Important Buisiness Skills

 

COLUMBIA, SC – February 13, 2013 – Youth Corps, a local leadership program for high school students, will wrap up their business module on Thursday, February 14 with Valentine’s Day flower booths located throughout the Columbia area. Since the beginning of the year thirty-six students have been learning all aspects of owning and running a…

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The Institute for Child Success is Hosting the First South Carolina Economic Forum on Early Childhood Investment

 

GREENVILLE, SC – January 30, 2013 – The Institute for Child Success (ICS), in collaboration with the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and New Carolina, will host the first South Carolina Economic Forum on Early Childhood Investment on Wednesday, February 6th at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. The forum is being sponsored by the United…

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Magnolia Gardens Celebrates Black History

 

CHARLESTON, SC – January 27, 2013 – Magnolia Plantation and Garden’s award-winning slave cabin project, “From Slavery to Freedom,” will serve as the backdrop in February for historians, artisans, genealogists and storytellers each Saturday during Black History Month.  Four former slave dwellings, which make up the cabin project, were occupied at Magnolia from 1850 into…

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Commerce looking for photos that define rural South Carolina

 

9th annual Rural Summit contest open to amateur photographers COLUMBIA, SC – January 23, 2013 – Have a photo that encapsulates rural life in the Palmetto State? Send it to Commerce and you might be the winner of the ninth annual Amateur Rural Summit Photography Contest. Sponsored by the Small Business and Rural Development Division of the…

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TATT to Host Regional Forum on Workforce and Skill Development

 

UPSTATE, SC – January 23, 2013 – Ten at the Top, an organization created to foster collaboration and partnerships across the Upstate, will focus the first Our Upstate Vision Forum of 2013 on the topic of Workforce and Skill Development. The forum, which is free and open to the public, is being held from 3:00-5:00…

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Commerce looking for photos that define rural South Carolina

 

9th annual Rural Summit contest open to amateur photographers COLUMBIA,SC – January 23, 2013 – Have a photo that encapsulates rural life inthe Palmetto State? Send it to Commerce and you might be the winner ofthe ninth annual Amateur Rural Summit Photography Contest. Sponsoredby the Small Business and Rural Development Division of the S.C.Department of Commerce, the…

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