Category Archives: Nonprofit

EdVenture president and CEO resigns

Columbia, SC July 3,2018-EdVenture’s Board of Trustees announced today that Karen Coltrane, who has been president and CEO since January 2015, has resigned to accept the position of CEO for the Leadership Center for Excellence in Arlington, Virginia. Coltrane came to EdVenture from the same position at the Children’s Museum of Richmond in Virginia, where…
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A pop-up, backyard farmers’ market

Serve & Connect is proud to join community partners for a FREE Farmday Funday on Sunday, July 8th to bring the farm to you! Farmday Funday is free and open to the public, with games and fun activities for all ages including live cooking demonstrations, support for urban gardening, agriculture and healthy eating. Key partners…
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LRADAC Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Columbia, S.C. — July 1, 2018, marked a major milestone for LRADAC: its 40th anniversary. While much has changed since July 1978, LRADAC is still dedicated and working to create and support pathways for prevention and recovery from substance misuse for individuals, families and communities. “We have certainly achieved this milestone through the hard work and…
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Clothing needed for survivors of sexual assault in the Midlands

COLUMBIA, SC - Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands (STSM) is hosting a summer clothing drive in June and July. "One of the most challenging parts of reporting an assault for many survivors is having their clothes confiscated," Mary Dell Hayes, STSM Executive Director, said. "STSM ensures that new with tags clothing is available at…
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Clarendon County (SC) Deputies Receive June 2018 Officer of the Month Award

Washington—The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has named Major Donnie Drose, Sergeant Clay Conyers and Corporal Kevin Wilson, of the Clarendon County (SC) Sheriff’s Office, as the recipients of its Officer of the Month Award for June 2018. On April 30, 2017, a woman was saved when a motorist driving along Lake Marion in South Carolina noticed…
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Enterprise Holdings Foundation supports Meals on Wheels

[caption id="attachment_15543" align="alignnone" width="4032"] Tyson Bragg, Human Resources Manager for Enterprise Holdings, presents a check from the foundation to Pam Dukes, Senior Resources' Executive Director.[/caption] Senior Resources received a $5,000 grant from the Enterprise Holdings Foundation to support the Meals on Wheels program. The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Enterprise Holdings, which, through its…
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Duke Energy Contributes To New Children’s Museum In Hartsville

Columbia, SC June 21,2018 – Thanks to the support of contributors such as Duke Energy, EdVenture will soon open doors to its newest satellite location in Hartsville, S.C. and will offer a premiere, year-round, informal learning destination for families in and around Hartsville. EdVenture Hartsville, powered by The Byerly Foundation, will focus on serving families…
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Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is proud to announce its 2018 Leadership in Diversity and Legislative Champion Awardees.

(COLUMBIA, S.C., June 18, 2018) – The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina will honor PASOs (Leadership in Diversity) and Representative Neal Collins (Legislative Champion) at the 2018 Leadership in Diversity & Legislative Champion Awards Presentation at the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina offices. Established in 2011, the Leadership in Diversity award honors…
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