Category Archives: Nonprofit

Center for Women seeks business program manager in Columbia

The Center for Women, a Charleston-based nonprofit that focuses on business issues for women, is hiring a Business Program Manager as part of our SC Women's Business Center program. The business program manager will be located in Midlands (Columbia area) and the Upstate (Greenville area). For more details, job descriptions for either position & to…
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Richland County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Receives Prestigious Award

[caption id="attachment_438" align="alignleft" width="300"] Miss South Carolina Daja Dial (from left), Sergeant Kelvin Griffin and Lieutenant Rafael Gonzalez.[/caption] Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott stated that Keep the Midlands Beautiful, a non-profit organization geared towards keeping our community’s environment clean and healthy, presented Richland County Sheriff’s Department, Sergeant Kelvin Griffin with the “Green Law Enforcement Officer…
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City Center Partnership Receives 2016 Community Pride Grant

Columbia, SC – January 11, 2016 – City Center Partnership (CCP) is pleased to announce it has received a grant in the amount of $2,480 from Palmetto Pride to help the organization continue with its Planter Beautification Program. The grant will help support CCP’s existing program, which has been ongoing since 2006.  The grant will…
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Frost black-tie gala set for Jan. 30 at EdVenture Children’s Museum

COLUMBIA, SC– January 9, 2016 – Guests are invited to be whisked away to FROST, a black-tie gala on January 30 at 7.p.m. at EdVenture Children’s Museum. The winter-themed evening of chilling cocktails, exquisite cuisine, dancing and live music by Loose Chain is presented by Jaguar Land Rover Columbia. The annual gala is EdVenture’s largest…
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Richland County Councilman Heads List of County Awardees for Beautification Initiatives

[caption id="attachment_363" align="alignleft" width="300"] Richland County Councilman Seth Rose receives his award for beautification efforts from Miss South Carolina Daja Dial.[/caption] (RICHLAND PIO) – Richland County Councilman Seth Rose was one of three honorees from Richland County to recently receive awards for beautification efforts throughout the County. Keep The Midlands Beautiful, a Richland- and Lexington-based…
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Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina Hires Chynna Phillips

(COLUMBIA, S.C., January 11, 2016) - The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina announces Chynna Phillips as Project Assistant. As Project Assistant, Chynna is a vital member of the Foundation’s Initiative Team supporting the work of two Initiatives: Immigrant Families and Kinship Care. She conducts research, supports Listening Sessions, and works with Initiative grantees…
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Free Tax Aide Program at Lourie Center

Get ready for tax season!  The Lourie Center and the AARP are offering a Tax Aide service which is free and open to the public.  The AARP Tax Aide Program will prepare your tax returns for free beginning February 1.  Appointments are required and fill fast.  One-hour appointments are available Mondays and Wednesdays, 12 –3pm. …
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United Way of the Midlands recognizes 19 emerging community leaders

United Way of the Midlands recognized 19 emerging community leaders during the 2015 Blueprint for Leadership Gradation, held June 11 at the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce. Participants in the 10-week program were: Anthony Beckett, Palmetto Aids Life Services; Nevin Boal, Colonial Life; Kerry Bohmert, Avtec Inc.; Carson Carroll, United Way Association of South Carolina;…
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Tracie Blackwell

[caption id="attachment_215" align="alignleft" width="300"] Tracie Blackwell[/caption] Tracie Blackwell has joined the March of Dimes’ South Carolina Chapter as Office Manager. Previously Blackwell served as Office Manager for Coastal Conservation Association of South Carolina. Prior to that she held position with Commercial Maintenance Services, Carolina Care Plan and the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce.
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Rebecca Jordan

Rebecca Jordan has been named Executive Director of the Central SC Chapter of the American Red Cross Palmetto SC Region. Jordan brings over fifteen years of non-profit management experience to the organization. Jordan previously was the Executive Director for The ALS Association South Carolina Chapter, where she worked with the late Tom Mikolajcik, a retired…
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