Category Archives: Community Outreach

Newberry College Hosts Black History Month Event Series

NEWBERRY, S.C. (Feb. 6, 2019) –Newberry College will mark Black History Month throughout February with a series of events to celebrate important people and events in the history of African-Americans and the African diaspora. All events are free and open to the public. CALENDAR OF EVENTS Feb. 6 –Kenyan band Jabali Afrika, 8 p.m., Alumni…
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Savannah River Remediation Superheroes Launch 2019 Heart Walk Campaign

[caption id="attachment_19915" align="alignnone" width="1347"] On behalf of SRR employees, the Defense Waste Processing Facility and Saltstone Facility Manager Joel Cantrell (left) and SRR Wellness Program Manager Roger Staten (center) received the American Heart Association Workplace Health Solution award from American Heart Association Staff Partner Kim Enoch.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. (February 4, 2019) – Savannah River Remediation…
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City of Columbia’s Black History Heritage Ball

WHAT: The Columbia Parks and Recreation Department invites the public to celebrate Black History Month at its Black History Heritage Ball on Sunday, February 24 from 5-8 pm at Greenview Park. The event will include live entertainment and dinner. WHO: The Heritage Ball is open to all adults age 18 and older. WHERE: Greenview Park,…
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Savannah River Site Offers Public a Look Behind the Barricades

AIKEN, S.C. (Jan. 2, 2019) – Registration is now open for the 2019 Savannah River Site (SRS) public tour program. More than 750 seats are available on 22 tours to be held throughout the year. The program is managed by Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) for the U.S. Department of Energy – Savannah River Operations…
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“Get Psyched with MTC 2019” Conference Announced for Feb. 1-13, 2019

Conference features free workshops on mental health issues and acclaimed multimedia story exhibit (Columbia, S.C.) Midlands Technical College (MTC) will host “Get Psyched with MTC 2019” February 1-13, 2019 on the Airport Campus. The conference will feature free workshops on mental health topics that impact the community as well as an acclaimed multimedia exhibit that…
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South Carolina Ducks Unlimited contributes $25,000 to Crab Bank conservation initiative

[caption id="attachment_19200" align="aligncenter" width="540"] The South Carolina chapter of Ducks Unlimited presents the S.C. Coastal Bird Conservation Program with a $25,000 donation on Thursday, December 20. Pictured (from left to right) are SCDU Committee Member Jerry Watson, Director of the SCDNR Office of Environmental Programs Lorianne Riggin, SCDNR Board member Dr. Mark Hartley, SCDU State…
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Savannah River Remediation Donates $5,000 for Augusta Technical College’s GED Program

AIKEN, S.C. (December 12, 2018) – Savannah River Remediation (SRR), the liquid waste contractor at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Savannah River Site, recently donated $5,000 to Augusta Technical College (ATC) to help fund scholarships for the General Education Development (GED) diploma program. ATC offers GED classes through the Adult Education Program. Tom Foster,…
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