Category Archives: Community Outreach

Fireflies Reading Program Receives National Recognition

American Association of School Librarians Formally Commends the Fireflies COLUMBIA, S.C. — The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) has awarded the Columbia Fireflies Reading Program – an incentive-based literacy initiative presented by Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital – a certificate of commendation as an outstanding program deserving of recognition at the national level. The Reading…
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Savannah River Remediation Receives American Heart Association Wellness Award

[caption id="attachment_11869" align="alignnone" width="1974"] Savannah River Remediation (SRR) employees participate in the Blue Cross Blue Shield Walk at Lunch Day. This is just one initiative that contributed to SRR receiving the Bronze Level Award from the American Heart Association’s Workplace Achievement Recognition Program.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. (October 17, 2017)—Savannah River Remediation (SRR) is one of only…
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SCE&G Volunteers Weatherize Customer’s Saluda Home

Cayce, S.C. (Oct. 20, 2017) – Saluda resident Vivian Valentine had her home “weatherized” yesterday by volunteers from SCE&G, the South Carolina Department of Administration’s Office of Economic Development and GLEAMNS Human Resources Commission, Inc. “Serving our community is one of our core values and weatherization projects provide us with the opportunity not only to…
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Fatherhood Programs Exceed Enrollment Goal

September 2016 marked the beginning of year-two grant funding from the Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families Grant, with the goal to recruit 500 voluntary participants into fatherhood programs statewide. The dedicated staff, supported by messaging and materials of the Father 365 campaign, exceeded that goal with 553 voluntary participants…
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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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