Category Archives: Community Outreach

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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Irmo-Area Church’s Community Appreciation Day Offers Entertainment for All Ages

Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church will host complementary fun day on Saturday, May 13, 2017 COLUMBIA, SC—Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church invites the Midlands community to enjoy classic car and art displays, children’s activities, and music at the church’s upcoming community appreciation day, which will take place from 10 AM to 2 PM on Saturday, May 13,…
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City of Columbia Bike Month Celebration

[caption id="attachment_9090" align="alignleft" width="400"] Click for larger version[/caption] The City of Columbia celebrates Bike Month each May with a series of events which promote the joy of cycling.  Since 1956, May has been recognized as National Bike Month.  There are many reasons to ride a bike – whether it is for work, school, to save…
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Midlands Women’s Fair set for July 29

Come out and get pampered! Hosted by Sunshine Family Expos, this FREE event offers dozens of vendors PLUS massages, makeovers, manicures, shopping, demos, canvas painting classes, self-defense classes, door prizes, workshops, and more. Shop the Lularoe Multi-Consultant Sale and watch the fashion shows! All focused on YOU, the Midlands Woman. Enjoy a day out with…
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