Category Archives: Community Outreach

Communiversity Food Truck and Dance Fest

Columbia College’s Communiversity is hosting its first Food Truck and Dance Fest and wants you to come experience Columbia College while enjoying the talent of our local high school dancers. Join us on April 30 at 5 p.m. in Cottingham Theatre. Indulge before or after the show with Wings and Dreams, Mr. Seafood, Doggy Bagz,…
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Starting a Mobile Business for Military Spouses

Join the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the Columbia Small Business Development Center and the Georgia Southern University Veterans Business Outreach Center in this free workshop. Learn how to avoid the PCS job search and build your own mobile business! Build a career that moves with you from station to station and gives you the…
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City of Columbia joins nationwide challenge to be most “water wise”

Mayor Steve Benjamin, is joining mayors across the country in asking residents to make a long-term commitment to manage water resources more wisely by taking part in the annual Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation — and in return residents can win $5,000 toward their Home Utility Payments, water saving fixtures, and hundreds of…
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Lower Richland High School and EngenuitySC Expand LifeCycle Sustainability Program by Selling Student-Grown Plants to Public The seed of an endeavor sprouts into a flowering business at Soda City April 14

April 3, 2018 (COLUMBIA, S.C.): Most Columbia residents start planting their vegetable gardens in April, but for Lower Richland High School students, it will be a time of economic harvest. On April 14 at Soda City Market from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. – in partnership with EngenuitySC and local sustainability-focused garden center Gardener’s Outpost…
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SRS Challenges Local Students During “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day”

Middle school girls learn that being a scientist or engineer is challenging, rewarding and even fun AIKEN, S.C. (March 26, 2018) – U.S. Department of Energy contractor Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS), in partnership with the Society of Women Engineers and The Ruth Patrick Science Education Center, recently extended invitations to middle schools throughout the…
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Savannah River Remediation Employees Serve Aiken County Through Project VISION

AIKEN, S.C. (March 20, 2018) — Employees at the Savannah River Site, liquid waste contractor Savannah River Remediation (SRR) rolled up their sleeves to work for the betterment of their neighbors through the United Way’s Project Volunteers In Service In Our Neighborhoods (VISION). On March 16, 2018, nearly 80 SRR employees worked on teams at…
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CBA helping support Walk for Mental Health on April 7

Join Companion Benefit Alternatives (CBA) to help the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) show those with mental illness that they are not alone. CBA invites you to join our NAMIWalks team and walk with us for mental health on Saturday, April 7 at Finlay Park. NAMIWalks is a family event held in communities throughout…
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SRNS Employees Take Time Off to Team Up and Help Neighbors in Need

Homes and charitable organizations in Aiken County receive assistance through SRS Days of Caring Program AIKEN, S.C. – (March 16, 2018) – The ringing of hammers striking nails and the shrill screech of table saws slicing through wooden boards recently filled the air during this year’s Project VISION (Volunteers in Service in Our Neighborhoods) charitable…
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