Category Archives: Nonprofit

Junior Achievement to honor 3 S.C. business leaders March 3

Columbia, SC – On Thursday, March 3rd, Junior Achievement of South Carolina will hold its 32nd annual Hall of Fame – an event created to honor South Carolina’s business leaders who are champions of free enterprise and who can be viewed as role models in business for the youth of the Palmetto state. This year,…
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Duke Energy gives more than $1.7 million in community grant funding in 2015

Duke Energy is powering South Carolina with more than electricity. Last year, the utility donated more than $1.7 million to nonprofit organizations throughout the state. Palmetto State grant recipients in 2015 included The Children’s Museum of the Upstate, Keep Oconee Beautiful, Greenwood Community Theater, The Felician Center, Governor’s School for Math and Science, Florence-Darlington Technical…
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Women’s Group Pi Beta Phi to Donate 20,000 New Books to Kids in Need

  COLUMBIA, SC– February 23, 2016 – This weekend, Pi Beta Phi® Fraternity for Women will distribute 20,000 new books to Columbia area schools, after-school programs and community programs serving students from low-income families and Title I schools. For many of the students, these are the first new books they have ever owned and are…
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EdVenture Children’s Museum announces more than 25 Summer Camps

COLUMBIA, S.C.- February 25, 2016 – EdVenture Children’s Museum is offering more than 25 themed camps during the 2016 season for campers ages 3-12. From creating the superhero of their dreams to robotics and cooking, children are guaranteed a fun time at the South’s largest children’s museum. Spring Break Camp will feature a different fun-genda…
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Harvest Hope Announces 35th Anniversary Gala on March 11

Columbia, SC - Harvest Hope is excited to announce they will be holding their 35th Anniversary Gala at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center on March 11, 2016. This celebration comes at a defining moment in the history of Harvest Hope.  After the devastating floods that hit South Carolina in October 2015, Harvest Hope approached the…
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S.C. Workers’ Compensation Educational Association Presents First Inspiration Award to Augusta artist

What: The Irmo, South Carolina-based South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Association (SCWCEA) will name Emmanuel Martinez the recipient of the organization’s inaugural Inspiration Award. Martinez is an Augusta, Georgia resident. Where: Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, Nautilus Ballroom, 8121 Amalfi Place, Myrtle Beach, SC. Date/Time: Sunday, February 28, 2016 at approximately 6:15 pm. Background: The…
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American Red Cross, City of Columbia calls on citizens to give blood

The American Red Cross is calling on the Columbia community to join a lifesaving team by giving blood. Mayor Steve Benjamin, the City of Columbia and the American Red Cross is encouraging people to score one for life at the Sixth Annual Columbia Lifesavers “Hoop it Up” blood drive on Friday, Feb. 26, from 7…
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YMCA of Columbia launches annual fundraising campaign

[COLUMBIA, S.C. – Feb. 16, 2016] –  The YMCA of Columbia is launching its annual campaign in hopes of raising $400,000 to ensure that everyone in the Midlands has access to vital community programs and resources that support youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. “Every day, the YMCA of Columbia gives our community the…
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