Category Archives: Community Outreach

Girls Get “SET” AT Adventure Mini-Camp, Discovering Careers in Science, Engineering and Technology

[caption id="attachment_10299" align="alignleft" width="1440"] SRNS recently sponsored a summer camp for high school girls from the region near SRS to enhance the participants’ understanding of careers related to science, engineering and technology. Wallis Spangler, SRNS Senior Vice President, NNSA Operations and Programs, is shown here assisting a team of camp participants, Z’nayia Johnson (left), South…
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Kids Get Free Back-to-School Haircuts at Remington College Columbia Campus

Remington College’s 8th annual Cuts for Kids event provides free haircuts for kids 17 and under throughout the month of August Columbia, S.C. – (June 30, 2017) – Remington College is again helping send kids back to school looking and feeling their best – and saving their parents some money – through its 8th annual Cuts for…
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Central Carolina Community Foundation grants $448,500 to 12 Midlands Charities to Launch Innovative Projects

Third year of Connected Communities grants will fund innovative, humanitarian projects to advance Midlands citizens’ engagement with the community (Columbia, S.C.) - Central Carolina Community Foundation – the Midlands’ expert on philanthropy – is pleased to announce the twelve local nonprofits that will launch new projects to enrich the Midlands region with $448,500 in funding…
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Savannah River Remediation Interns Volunteer at Project Vision

AIKEN, S.C. (June 28, 2017) — Savannah River Remediation (SRR) college interns recently gained valuable real-world experience in a new way by volunteering at Project Vision. Led by SRR employees and United Way of Aiken County, Project Vision allowed SRR interns to give back and help the local community through a home improvement project for…
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Savannah River Remediation Intern Learning to Promote Investment Banking

[caption id="attachment_10147" align="alignnone" width="1063"] Savannah River Remediation intern Adetola “Tola” Akinnubi assists the Risk Management team as part of her summer work.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C.  (June 26, 2017)— Savannah River Remediation (SRR) intern Adetola “Tola” Akinnubi, a finance major, wants to help the community increase their livelihood through investment banking. Akinnubi, a junior at Georgia State…
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Councilwoman Devine to host Envision Columbia Women’s Summit

Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine will host the Envision Columbia Women’s Summit. "The purpose of the summit is to ensure that women in our community are aware of City Council's vision statement and strategic plan," said Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine. As the only female member of City Council, Devine’s focus for the summit is to connect…
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City to Host Second Quarterly Conversation on Fair Housing

Community Development department will host their second session of a quarterly conversation called “Speak Out! A Conversation on Fair Housing.” The quarterly conversations will address different issues regarding Fair Housing/Equal Opportunity. During the second quarterly session the conversation will focus on issues citizens face regarding transportation options within the City of Columbia. This is a…
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Nominations for the 115th Annual Gala Awards are Now Open!

The Chamber is now accepting nominations for the Military Advocate and the Young Professional of the Year awards. The deadline for nominations is July 10, 2017 at 12:00 noon. The Columbia Chamber's Annual Gala, presented by BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, is the region's premier business event. The event celebrates Chamber successes of the past year and looks…
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SRR Shows Successful Year of Educational Outreach; Grant Helps Kindergartners Program Robots

[caption id="attachment_10077" align="alignnone" width="1259"] Capping off a successful school year of educational outreach, a grant from Savannah River Remediation (SRR) helped kindergarten students at W.E. Parker Elementary School learn about coding at an early age using bumblebee-shaped robots.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. (June 22, 2017) – Rounding out another successful school year of education outreach, a winning…
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