Category Archives: Community Outreach

Midlands leaders become Riley Fellows, present community action projects through Riley Institute at Furman

[caption id="attachment_22337" align="alignleft" width="1140"] Former Coca-Cola executive Juan Johnson (right) facilitates DLI sessions.[/caption] Thirty-nine leaders from the Midlands and surrounding area have completed the Riley Institute at Furman’s Diversity Leaders Initiative (DLI). Over the past five months, participants examined sensitive issues related to diversity and inclusion, explored “blind spots” and discussed how to suspend assumptions.…
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Savannah River Remediation Sponsors Women to Attend United Way Gala

AIKEN, S.C. (June 5, 2019) — Savannah River Remediation’s (SRR) employee group, Women@LiquidWaste (W@LW), gave local women a night to remember by sponsoring their attendance at the annual Women’s Leadership Council United Way Gala. SRR is the liquid waste contractor at the Savannah River Site (SRS). SRR teamed up with corporate partners Bechtel and Jacobs…
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Students Gain Insight to EM Cleanup Through SRS-University Project

AIKEN, S.C. (June 3, 2019) – A first-time collaboration involving data analysis between Department of Energy Environmental Management’s Savannah River Site (SRS) and the University of South Carolina-Aiken (USCA) has proven successful as four computer science students recently presented their work in a final step toward graduation. Savannah River Remediation (SRR), the liquid waste contractor…
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Panera Bread To Present $38,000 Check To South Carolina Autism Society

Funds are a result of the company’s April record-breaking ‘Pieces of Hope for Autism’ campaign COLUMBIA, SC – May 31, 2019 – Covelli Enterprises, the largest franchisee of Panera Bread, will present a check for $38,000 to South Carolina Autism Society as a result of the company’s fundraising efforts during Autism Awareness month in April.…
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1st Annual Midlands Subway Swim Day

Kids With Autism Learn Swimming Skills at 1st Annual Midlands Subway® Swim Day at The Harbison Community Center Majority of wandering-related deaths involving kids with autism are due to drownings WHAT: As many family’s flock to the water for summer outings, the Harbison Community Center, Easterseals of SC and local Subway® restaurants invite you to…
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Wounded Warriors and Mobility-Impaired Residents “Cast” for Trophy Fish at SRS during Day of Honor

[caption id="attachment_22174" align="alignnone" width="1500"] Savannah River Nuclear Solutions employee and veteran Jeffrey Lanier (right), a former Apache Helicopter Crew Chief in Afghanistan, and his brother Ronald, each hold a large bass caught during the Ultimate Fishing Challenge, recently held at SRS to honor wounded warriors and the mobility impaired from throughout the region.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C.,…
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SRNS AMP Members Learn What It Means to Lead Healthy Teams

AIKEN, S.C. – (May 20, 2019) – On Friday, May 10, more than 225 Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) executives, senior leaders, work group managers and Aspiring Mid-Career Professionals (AMP) members gathered at Cedar Creek Church in Aiken, S.C., for the sixth annual Leadercast live streaming event. Leadercast is the largest one-day leadership event in…
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Williston DIG STEM Festival: Rural Kids Learn About Global Opportunities

[caption id="attachment_22004" align="alignnone" width="1650"] Hundreds of children and teenagers visited the Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) exhibit during the recent DIG (Dreams, Imagination & Gift) STEM Festival in Williston, S.C. Participants created a geodome out of gumdrops and toothpicks to learn that engineers use triangles to build because they are structurally the strongest shape. SRNS…
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