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Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine selected to participate in leadership program

Governing Institute’s Women in Government Leadership Program brings together outstanding elected women leaders from across the nation to acknowledge their contributions, provide leadership development, and to mentor the next generation of women leaders to run for office. The first two classes completed their yearlong curriculums in 2015 and 2016, respectively. The 50 alumnae of the…
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Companion Life named to national top 50 performance list

Columbia, SC – The business consulting firm Ward Group named Companion Life Insurance Company one of its top 50 performing life and health insurance companies for the sixth consecutive year. Cincinnati-based Ward Group, a provider of benchmarking and best-practices services to the insurance industry, annually analyzes the financial performance of hundreds of life and health…
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Dr. Valerie Skinner of Lexington Medical Center to Chair March of Dimes auction

(Columbia, SC), (August 1, 2016) —The March of Dimes is pleased to announce that Dr. Valerie Skinner, OB/GYN Lexington Medical Center will serve as chair for the 2016 Signature Chefs Auction. The event—which highlights the culinary excellence of the area’s finest chefs, will be held on Thursday, October 27th at 6:00pm at the Downtown Marriott. …
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5 SC Students receive scholarships from workers’ compensation insurer

[caption id="attachment_4442" align="alignleft" width="300"] From left to right, Hannah Kisker, Rebekah Booth and Madeline Saverance at SCHB Self Insurers Fund awards dinner. Jennifer Ford and Berkley Lane were unable to attend.[/caption] Columbia, SC – SCHB Self Insurers Fund is pleased to announce the recipients of their 2016 Scholarship Program. Five $1,000 scholarships were awarded to…
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MGC Ranked in 2016 Best Places to Work in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, SC – McAngus Goudelock & Courie, a regional insurance defense firm, was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina. The firm was ranked #21 in the large employer category (250 or more US employees). This eleventh annual program was created by SC Biz News in partnership with the…
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SC Agencies Team Up To Promote Student Driving Safety

Columbia, SC – The South Carolina Departments of Education, Public Safety, and Transportation kicked off a joint effort to bring school and community awareness to the importance of student driving safety. “My number one priority is to ensure that students are in a safe learning environment in which they can be successful.  Children are precious…
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Landmark Builders names John Bartlett general manager

Landmark Builders is pleased to announce that John Bartlett has been promoted to General Manager of Landmark Builders of SC. In his new role, John will be responsible for day to day management of the non-coastal/hospitality operations and will lead the efforts in the Columbia market. He joined Landmark Builders in 2014 as Director of…
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Liberty Fellows Receive National Recognition for Tackling Issues with Global Significance

[caption id="attachment_4400" align="alignleft" width="150"] Amy Crockett[/caption] GREENVILLE, South Carolina (August 1, 2016) – Liberty Fellows Amy Crockett, M.D., and Peter Barth recently received national recognition for leading initiatives that address two of society’s most intractable problems – preterm birth and sourcing a qualified workforce. The Aspen Institute and the John P. McNulty Foundation named Crockett…
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Reading disorder training available at Department of Education website

Columbia, SC – The South Carolina Department of Education releases mandatory training on dyslexia and related readings disorders to South Carolina educators. “We must ensure that our educators are prepared to meet the needs of every student,” said State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman. “These trainings were developed in partnership with national experts and those…
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