Category Archives: Community Outreach

Lourie Center Launches Midlands Lifelong Learning Program

The Lourie Center, in keeping with its mission to provide opportunities for older adults to stay physically and intellectually fit, will officially launch the Midlands Lifelong Learning Program this October by offering four classes. The Midlands Lifelong Learning Program is a community education program of academically stimulating courses for adults 50 years of age and…
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Dominion Energy gives to Palmetto Trail and Conservation Corps

Columbia, SC — An environmental grant from Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation will help to refurbish pedestrian bridges on the Palmetto Trail’s Peak to Prosperity Passage and support the work of the Palmetto Conservation Corps. Palmetto Conservation Foundation (PCF) announced receipt of the grant today. Dominion Energy funds will purchase lumber and supplies to redeck and…
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Samsung and Harvest Hope Food Bank Partner to Provide Disaster-Relief Meals for Special Needs Families

(WEST COLUMBIA, S.C.) – Today, at the headquarters of the South Carolina Emergency Management Division, Samsung Electronics Home Appliances America (SEHA) announced a $35,000 donation to Harvest Hope Food Bank to help provide disaster-relief meals to feed people with special medical needs in South Carolina. “We hope this donation helps stabilize families who are and will be at risk due…
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SRS Learning Program Teaches Students About Endangered Birds

[caption id="attachment_15266" align="alignnone" width="1500"] Tall Pines Academy sixth grade students (from left) Gabey Marshall, Maia Stefanakos, Caroline Kidd and Madison Rich, creatively explain the plight of the endangered Red-cockaded Woodpecker to classmates, all part of a 3-day project conducted by Savanah River Nuclear Solutions Education Outreach personnel working with Ruth Patrick Science Center instructors.[/caption] AIKEN,…
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Savannah River Remediation Hires, Trains Next Generation of Nuclear Workers

[caption id="attachment_15221" align="aligncenter" width="767"] (1) Savannah River Remediation (SRR) Shift Operations Manager Tracy Scott (right) describes Savannah River Site Tank Farm operations to Matt Chassereau, an H Tank Farm Operations first line manager, as part of SRR’s enhanced continuing training. SRR is taking significant steps to hire, train, and pass knowledge to the next generation…
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Savannah River Remediation Employee and Veteran Active in Veteran Causes

[caption id="attachment_15187" align="alignnone" width="2016"] Savannah River Remediation Functional Project Controls Manager and U.S. Air Force Veteran Joe Knick (left) stands with Dr. James Brady, chairman of the Vietnam Wall Memorial Initiative, at a reception where Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis made a proclamation making March 29 the Vietnam Veterans Day in Augusta, Georgia.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. (May…
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Mayor Benjamin to Host Annual Father’s Day Cookout

Join Mayor Steve Benjamin and the City of Columbia for a celebration of fathers at the third annual Father’s Day Cookout on Sunday, June 17 from 3-6 p.m. at Hyatt Park, 950 Jackson Avenue. The event will feature bounce houses, games, contests (old school games and basketball skills challenge), face painting, checkers/chess, exhibitors and food! The Father’s…
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