Category Archives: Community Outreach

Donations being accepted for slain Greenville police officer

What: Gofundme website for slain Greenville Police Officer https://www.gofundme.com/greenvillepdHIB From Kassy Alia:  Not even six months ago, I lost my husband and the father of my child, Officer Gregory Alia of the Forest Acres Police Department. Within hours, Greg's fraternity brothers and close friends, led by Patrick Walsh who is the facilitator of this page,…
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Remington College offers free salon services for prom makeovers

Columbia, S.C.  - (March 22, 2016) - Remington College Columbia Campus wants to send high school students off to prom in style by offering free salon services through its Prom Night Makeover event. This is Remington College's seventh annual Prom Night Makeover promotion. Students in the Remington College Cosmetology Program will provide students headed to prom with free…
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Jack Easterby to speak at Prayer Breakfast April 14

[COLUMBIA, SC – March 22, 2016­­] – Jack Easterby, Founder and CEO of The Greatest Champion Foundation, will be speaking at the YMCA of Columbia and Palmetto Center for Women’s Annual Prayer Breakfast at the Brookland Baptist Church Banquet and Conference Center on Thursday, April 14, 2015 at 7:30 a.m. Palmetto Center for Women (PCW),…
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Local leaders, lawmakers to participate in March for Meals

COLUMBIA, SC – March 17, 2016 – Several Midlands lawmakers and community leaders will deliver Meals on Wheels during the week of March 21 as part of the nationwide March for Meals Community Champions Week. March for Meals is a national campaign led by Meals on Wheels America every year in March to raise awareness…
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Councilwomen Dickerson and Dixon to Honor ‘Distinguished Women’

WHO:            Richland County Councilwomen Joyce Dickerson, District 2, and Julie-Ann Dixon, District 9 WHAT:           Second Annual Richland County Distinguished Women’s Awards Luncheon WHEN:          11:30 a.m. March 24, 2016 WHERE:         NEW LOCATION! Township Auditorium, 1703 Taylor St., Columbia
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Richland County Event to Highlight Need to Help Children

(RICHLAND PIO) – Good music and good food for a good cause – that sums up the night planned by Richland County’s Court Appointed Special Advocates (RC CASA) to benefit neglected and abused children and to honor those who help them. The Champions for Children Celebration will be held April 14. Local breweries, a local…
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Harmony School Hosts Fill Harmony with Love Flood Recovery Benefit

(Columbia, SC) Harmony School will hold its first-ever Fill Harmony with Love Spring Festival on Sunday, March 20, 2016, from 12:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m., on the school’s grounds at 3737 Covenant Road, Columbia, SC 29204. The family-friendly event will kick off a larger campaign designed to raise the funds needed to repair the school building damaged…
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Community Development Event in April Highlights Fair Housing Issues

(RICHLAND PIO) – Fair housing issues affect everyone and that’s the message the Richland County Community Development Department wants residents to rally around as it prepares to mark National Fair Housing Month with a two-day event in April. The department, along with several community partners, will hold a fair housing conference at Edventure Museum with…
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Fifth Annual The Raw Truth Wellness Event April 23

March 10, 2016 (Columbia, SC) - Reserve your seat today for the fifth annual THE RAW TRUTH, a Wellness Morning on Clean and Lean Eating. The program will be led by host Leré Robinson, Nutritional Consultant, Living Well Coach and founder of Alive Again LLC, and her committee. Leré will be joined by presenters Jessica…
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