Category Archives: Community Outreach

City observes National Historic Preservation Month

The City of Columbia will observe National Preservation Month during the month of May to promote history and architecture of communities big and small.  Since its inception by the National Trust for Historic Preservation during the 1970s, National Historic Preservation Month has been a way to promote historic places. Main Street Scavenger Hunt (May 1…
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Savannah River Remediation Celebrates Heart Walk Campaign

[caption id="attachment_14822" align="alignnone" width="2687"] From left, Savannah River Remediation employees Azikiwe Hooker (co-chair), Christine Ridgeway (chair), and Joel Cantrell (sponsoring manager).[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. (April 30, 2018)— Savannah River Remediation (SRR) employees recently handed out awards to employees who put their heart into the annual American Heart Association’s Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) Heart Walk Campaign…
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New Historic Sign Preserves the Past of Displaced Savannah River Site Town

AIKEN, S.C. (April 30, 2018) – The Savannah River Site (SRS) Cold War Preservation Program and the Savannah River Archeological Research Program (SRARP) partnered to install an educational kiosk in what was formerly downtown Dunbarton, one of the displaced towns that existed before the construction of the Savannah River Site in Aiken, S.C. For the…
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Kids Day Superhero Challenge

Calling all superheroes! Put your superpowers to the test with a variety of games and activities to challenge your mental and physical strengths at the Kids Day Superhero Challenge on Saturday, May 5 at Finlay Park. This free, fun and interactive event will feature a Tiny Titans Fun Zone, Superhero Training Camp (climbing wall, an…
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Savannah River Remediation Employees Brighten Barnwell County Through Project Care

[caption id="attachment_14616" align="aligncenter" width="697"] (3) Savannah River Remediation employees volunteer at Generations Unlimited Senior Center by planting a vegetable garden. Front row, from left: Virginia Nettles, Lisa Firmender, Nellie Beard, Cathy Torres. Back row, from left: Noe Herresa, Austin Holder, Charity Roberts, Tristin Still, Ricky Jackson, and Randall Forty.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. (April 12, 2018) —…
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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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