Category Archives: Nonprofit

Lucy Hampton Bostick Award Nominations Sought

Richland Library Friends and Foundation to Honor Local, Literary Giant Columbia, SC- Do you know someone who has made a difference in the literary world? The Richland Library Friends and Foundation wants to hear from you. The organization is accepting nominations for the 2018 Lucy Hampton Bostick Award. It recognizes a South Carolina author, someone…
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Palmetto Health Foundation Public Relations Team Recognized with SCPRSA Awards

Palmetto Health Foundation’s Public Relations team was recognized by the South Carolina Chapter of Public Relations Society of America (SCPRSA) at the annual Mercury Awards. The awards recognize South Carolina communications professionals for their outstanding communications work. Ashley M. Dusenbury, APR, assistant vice president, Public Relations, was presented the W. Thomas Duke Distinguished Public Relations…
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Grand Opening Set For Richland Library Wheatley

Community Invited to Check out Newly-Designed Spaces WHAT: Wheatley Grand Opening Celebration WHEN: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Wednesday, May 16 WHERE: Richland Library Wheatley 931 Woodrow St., Columbia, SC 29205 WHO: The event is free & open to the public. WHY: In November 2013, Richland County residents passed a $59 million bond referendum that…
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Town of Blythewood supports Senior Resources’ Meals on Wheels program

[caption id="attachment_14853" align="alignleft" width="300"] Blythewood Mayor Mike Ross presents a $5,000 check to Senior Resources Executive Director Pam Dukes. The funding is to support the Meals on Wheels program.[/caption] Senior Resources recently received a $5,000 donation from the Town of Blythewood. This funding will provide more than 650 frozen meals for home-bound seniors and disabled…
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National Salvation Army Week Events Scheduled For May 21-27!

Columbia, S.C., May 3, 2018- The Salvation Army of the Midlands will be celebrating National Salvation Army Week from Monday, May 21 to Sunday, May 27. We will be hosting several special events through the week as a way to say thank you to the community for supporting us throughout the entire year. A special…
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Soda City Friends Calls for Gervais Street Bridge Dinner 2018 Sponsors

The fourth annual Gervais Street Bridge Dinner contributes to the health and wellness of the Congaree River, raising money for select locally outstanding beneficiaries Columbia, SC – April 3, 2018 – Sponsorship packages are now available for the fourth annual Gervais Street Bridge Dinner, to take place on Sunday, October 21, 2018. Event sponsorship packages…
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COR’s Table for Six Returns with ​Developing the Midlands​ on May 10

APRIL 28, 2018 (COLUMBIA, S.C.): ​Thursday, May 10, 5:30-8:00 p.m., Columbia Opportunity Resource members and friends will gather with leaders in the economic development field to dine and discuss Developing the Midlands. Developing the Midlands is part of COR’s ongoing Table for Six program, a unique networking event that connects experienced executives to emerging leaders…
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Senior Resources opens new Meals on Wheels Center, launches food truck

[caption id="attachment_14716" align="alignnone" width="4661"] Lt. Gov. Kevin Bryant and Director of the Lt. Governor's Office on Aging Darryl Broome join Senior Resources staff for the grand opening of the Meals on Wheels center and food truck.[/caption] Senior Resources celebrated the grand opening of its new Meals on Wheels center, and the launch of its food…
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Lourie Center Celebrates Older Americans Month

Each May, the Lourie Center joins the nation in a celebration of Older Americans Month (OAM). The 2018 theme, Engage at Every Age, emphasizes that you are never too old (or young) to take part in activities that can enrich your physical, mental, and emotional well-being. It also celebrates the many ways in which older…
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