Category Archives: Community Outreach

Building Industry Charitable Foundation Awards Grants for $70,000 for Flood Relief

Since the October flood, the Building Industry Charitable Foundation has provided grants of $115,000 to support neighbors across the state that were victims of the October flood. The Building Industry Charitable Foundation, is a South Carolina nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization located at 625 Taylor Street, Columbia, SC. and is affiliated with the Building Industry…
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Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands Announces 2016 Ambassadors of Change

COLUMBIA, SC - To kick off Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April, Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands invited local leaders to join our vision of creating a community free of sexual violence. One hundred changemakers took a pledge on Thursday, March 31 at the 2nd annual Ambassadors of Change Reception. These community members from…
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Columbia College Alumnae Association Presents Annual Awards

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The Columbia College Alumnae Association recognized four alumnae on Saturday, April 16, for exceptional service to the College and their communities during the association's annual luncheon. The luncheon is a traditional highlight of Alumnae Weekend, held in April. Columbia College President Beth Dinndorf and Alumnae Association President Charlotte Stackhouse Broome presented the…
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Lourie Center celebrating Older Americans Month in May

Each May the Lourie Center acknowledges the contributions of older people by celebrating of Older Americans Month.  This year’s theme, “Blaze a Trail,” emphasizes the ways older adults are reinventing themselves through new work and new passions, engaging their communities, and blazing a trail of positive impact on the lives of people of all ages.…
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Historic Columbia Recognizes Volunteer Contributions at Annual Awards Luncheon

[caption id="attachment_2572" align="alignleft" width="300"] Historic Columbia recognized the service and contributions of its volunteers at a private luncheon on Monday, April 18, at The Big Apple.[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C. (April 19, 2016)—Historic Columbia recognized the service and contributions of its volunteers at a private luncheon on Monday, April 18, at The Big Apple. “While we take…
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South State Bank Continues Flood Relief Initiative

(COLUMBIA, SC– April 11, 2016)  South State Bank continues its efforts to help rebuild South Carolina communities in the aftermath of the October floods by making a $10,000 donation to Plant It Forward. “The work being done by Plant It Forward is vital to the survival of farmers around our state,” said John F. Windley,…
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Jefferson Awards Foundation Announces Media Partnership with WACH-Fox TV

Columbia, SC – The Jefferson Awards Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to building a culture of service across America, announced today that WACH FOX, part of the Sinclair Broadcast Group, has signed on to be the newest Jefferson Awards Media Partner, joining 80 other media outlets around the country that currently partner with the Jefferson…
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City of Columbia to Host National Youth Violence Prevention Week Activities in April

In recognition of National Youth Violence Prevention Week, the City of Columbia Parks and Recreation Department and the Columbia Police Department have partnered to host a series of youth violence prevention activities from April 3-8, 2016. National Youth Violence Prevention Week is held in order to raise awareness and educate students, teachers, school administrators and…
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Richland County Council Recognizes 14 Women for Roles in the Community

(RICHLAND PIO) – Richland County Councilwomen Joyce Dickerson and Julie-Ann Dixon recognized 14 women for being “trailblazers and true change agents” during a luncheon today at the Township Auditorium. Dozens of people attended the second annual Richland County Distinguished Women’s Awards Luncheon to celebrate the contributions of the honorees to the community. “Ladies, today is…
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