Category Archives: Community Outreach

Education Outreach Programs, Job Pipeline to Future Service at SRS

[caption id="attachment_11777" align="alignleft" width="300"] SRNS intern Caroline Schaade, a graduate of North Augusta High School, now studying mechanical engineering at Mississippi State University, and her SRNS mentor, Neil McIntosh, review plans completed for the work being performed on the scaffolding behind them.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. – October 16, 2017 – Over the years, Savannah River Nuclear…
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Five Midlands Non-profits to benefit from Oct. 14 Trinity Bazaar

The Trinity Bazaar is a tradition of the cathedral celebrating its 69th anniversary this year. Hosted by the Daughters of the Holy Cross, which is the church’s women’s organization, this event features a diverse array of foods; crafts; and “gently used” books, clothes and other merchandise that early Bazaar chairs might be surprised to see.…
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SRNS Early-Career Professionals “Adopt a Room” at Helping Hands

AIKEN, S.C. (Oct. 3, 2017) – The Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) Leaders Emerging Among Professionals (LEAP) Steering Committee recently spent a Saturday volunteering at Helping Hands, a United Way of Aiken County partner agency that provides a safe and structured home for children and young adults in need. The LEAP team tackled a renovation…
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Sixteen Scholarships Awarded as Thousands of Area Students Attend CSRA College Night

[caption id="attachment_11594" align="aligncenter" width="820"] Representatives from more than 130 universities provided information and guidance to thousands of students during this year’s CSRA College Night where scholarships totaling $16,000 were won.[/caption] An army of volunteers, sponsors and school reps assure yet another successful event Aiken, S.C., Sept. 29, 2017 — More than 5,000 high school students,…
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Fit Columbia to Host “Women of Fitness” Garden Party and Benefit for WREN

COLUMBIA, S.C. (September 27, 2017) – Fit Columbia, a versatile fitness center in Five Points, will host a garden party to celebrate local “Women of Fitness” and to benefit local women’s charity WREN on Thursday, October 19 from 6 - 8pm at Fit Columbia, located at 2002 Blossom Street. Guests will enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and champagne in the charming outdoor courtyard…
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Public Invited to Decker Center Dedication Ceremony

The public is invited to join County Councilmembers, Magistrate Judges, members of the Sheriff’s Department and community leaders in celebrating Richland County’s newest facility at a special dedication ceremony on Friday, Sept. 29. The Decker Center, located at 2500 Decker Boulevard, is a 112,000-square-foot building designed with several eco-friendly sustainability features and houses Central Magistrate…
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SAG-AFTRA Foundation and SAG-AFTRA Motion Picture Players Welfare Fund Seed Hurricane Relief Fund with $400,000 to Aid SAG-AFTRA Members Affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

Organizations partner with The Actors Fund to administer the relief efforts on the ground Los Angeles (September 11, 2017) - The SAG-AFTRA Foundation and the SAG-AFTRA Motion Picture Players Welfare Fund (MPPWF) have created aHurricane Relief Fund specifically to provide financial support to SAG-AFTRA members affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The SAG-AFTRA Foundation seeded the Hurricane Relief Fund with $200,000…
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S.C. Branded Finalists Announced

15 Categories Honor State’s Most Recognizable Brands COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce today announced finalists for S.C. Branded awards. S.C. Branded is a partnership with Upstate S.C. marketing group The Brand Leader, to establish a new, statewide initiative and event celebrating South Carolina’s most recognizable brands. An S.C. Branded awards celebration will…
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The Talented Tenth Presents, The Tenth Hour – A Networking Mixer

With a mission to raise the standard of excellence of young professionals within the African American community, The Talented Tenth, founded by Mayor Steve Benjamin, invites the community to attend its upcoming networking mixer, The Tenth Hour. If you are looking for a great place to converse with young professionals within the Columbia community, The…
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