Category Archives: Community Outreach

Savannah River Remediation’s 2017 Summer College Interns Arrive

[caption id="attachment_9702" align="aligncenter" width="1123"] Savannah River Remediation 2017 summer interns arrive at the Savannah River Site (front row; left to right) Carlo Gasparini, Zachary Keen, Darrelyn Thomas, Laura Britanisky, Shelby Carpenter, Michelle Koval, Tola Akinnubi, Kayla Condrey, Kimberly Vinson, Sarah Nicholson, and Tracy Gartrell,; (back row; left to right) Chase Parker, Courtney Roundtree, Caleb Lively,…
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SCE&G Encourages Customers to Prepare for a Safe 2017 Hurricane Season

Cayce, S.C. (June 1, 2017) – Today marks the beginning of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, and SCE&G encourages customers to take time now to understand hurricane risks, get prepared, make a plan and stay informed. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts an above normal hurricane season. Forecasters predict a 70 percent likelihood of…
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SRNS Employees Present $32K Donation to Children’s Place

[caption id="attachment_9682" align="aligncenter" width="865"] SRNS “celebrities” recently served hundreds of guests at Celebrity Waiter Night, which raised nearly $33,000 for Children’s Place Inc., a United Way of Aiken County agency. SRNS employees (from left) Glenn Morgan, Elizabeth Harm, Darlene Murdoch, Janet Griffin, Yolanda Pelzer, Blaker McPhail, Missy Byrne and Deborah Kirby present a check to…
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UofSC looking for parents to participate in family program study

The University of South Carolina’s Parenting and Family Research Center is looking for parents of young children with behavior challenges to participate in a program called Triple P. Specifically, the study seeks parents whose 3 to 7-year-old children are struggling with disobedience, aggressive behavior or tantrums. Families are screened for participation, and there is no…
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Walmart Outlines 2017 Columbia Area Investment Plans

Company highlights FY17 Columbia area impact, anticipates investing millions in South Carolina during 2017 through new stores, remodels and e-commerce enhancements, among other customer-focused priorities Columbia, South Carolina, May 18, 2017— Walmart today announced its full-year investment plan for South Carolina, building on continued positive momentum in U.S. sales, customer traffic and customer feedback. In…
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FREE Community Conflict Resolution Training

Building bridges through communication and understanding (Columbia, SC) -- The Midlands Mediation Center will offer five Conflict = Opportunity community workshops. The two-hour training sessions will take place throughout Richland County, and all sessions are free and open to the public. The Conflict = Opportunity workshops are designed to help adults learn and practice  skills…
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Richland County Public Works Keeps Communities Connected

(RICHLAND PIO) – Richland County Public Works keeps our communities connected, safely and securely. From repairing roadways and managing infrastructure to protecting waterways and reducing the impacts of natural disasters, public works provides essential services that often go unrecognized. To help draw attention to the unsung employees of public works departments across the country, National…
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Savannah River Remediation Earns Palmetto Shining Star Safety Award

AIKEN, S.C. (May 1, 2017) — Savannah River Remediation (SRR), the liquid waste contractor at the Savannah River Site, had exemplary injury performance in 2016, earning the company the 2017 Palmetto Shining Star Safety Award. In qualifying for the award, SRR exceeded one million hours without a days-away injury for 2016 and achieved an injury…
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Richland County Helping Make Spring Cleaning Easier for Residents

(RICHLAND PIO) –Richland County is making spring cleaning a little easier for residents by sprucing up its services, promoting collection tips and reminding residents to responsibly dispose of unwanted household junk at Richland Recycles Day this weekend. Richland County Solid Waste & Recycling (SW&R) is attending community meetings across the County to address specific trash…
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