Category Archives: Nonprofit

Susie Shannon named president and CEO of the SC Council on Competitiveness

[caption id="attachment_9300" align="alignleft" width="241"] Susie Shannon[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C. - The South Carolina Council on Competitiveness has named Sue-Ann (“Susie”) Shannon its next president and CEO. Shannon will be joining the Council from BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, where she served as senior public policy counsel. “Susie’s background, skills and experience are a terrific match for…
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Susan G. Komen Lowcountry and Komen SC Mountains to Midlands to Join Forces

May 1, 2017— Susan G. Komen Lowcountry and Komen SC Mountains to Midlands are proud to announce a plan to strengthen operations and increase their impact by joining together as a single organization.  The name for the new united Affiliate is “Komen South Carolina,” which will reach the entire state including previously unserved counties of…
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Fill the Red Truck

The City of Columbia Animal Services Department needs help filling up their red truck with supplies for the shelter. Animal lovers are encouraged to drop off pet supplies at the corner of Heyward and Holly Street from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days.leftr Over the years this event has collected  7,142 lbs of…
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Palmetto Health Foundation Public Relations Recognized with SCPRSA Mercury Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 9, 2017 For more information, contact: Ashley M. Dusenbury, APR Palmetto Health Foundation 803.434.2738 | 803.730.4969 (cell) Ashley.Dusenbury@PalmettoHealth.org Palmetto Health Foundation Public Relations Recognized with SCPRSA Mercury Awards COLUMBIA, S.C.—Palmetto Health Foundation’s Public Relations team was recognized by the South Carolina Chapter of Public Relations Society of America (SCPRSA) with six…
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Flood Victims Can Register for Federal Housing Assistance Beginning May 15

(Richland PIO)―Several Richland County residents are one step closer to returning home – to homes that no longer suffer from damage and mold as a result of the October 2015 flood. “It has been over a year and a half since the October 2015 flood, and, unfortunately, many Richland County residents’ homes remain significantly damaged,”…
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AgFirst Farm Credit Bank Receives United Way Spirit Award

Columbia, SC (May 8, 2017) – United Way of the Midlands presented its 2017 Spirit of the Midlands Award for Corporate Leadership to AgFirst Farm Credit Bank at the organization’s Major Firms CEO Breakfast on May 2. The bank was recognized for its overall spirit of giving through contributions of time, leadership and resources in…
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McNair Attorney Receives United Way of the Midlands’ Alyce Kemp DeWitt Award

[caption id="attachment_9166" align="alignleft" width="355"] Michael Weaver with wife, Heather, and their sons (l to r) Brooks and Brayden[/caption] [Columbia, SC – May 1, 2017] – Michael Weaver, a commercial bankruptcy and financial restructuring attorney at McNair Law Firm, has been honored by the United Way of the Midlands with the prestigious Alyce Kemp DeWitt Award.…
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American Red Cross appoints Chief Operating Officer

Nicole Miles-Kupka has joined the Palmetto South Carolina Region of the American Red Cross as the chief operating officer. [caption id="attachment_9125" align="alignleft" width="250"] Nicole Miles-Kupka[/caption] “We want to help people in their time of need,” Kupka said. “To do this, we must develop and maintain strong relationships with our volunteers, donors and partners.” Kupka will…
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Spring Valley Rotary supports Meals on Wheels

[caption id="attachment_9014" align="alignleft" width="4032"] Wendy Fuess (left), President of the Spring Valley Rotary Club and a member of Senior Resources’ Board of Directors, presents a grant of $1,500 to Senior Resources Executive Director Pam Dukes. With an additional $420 in funding from the Spring Valley Rotary raffle proceeds, the grant will provide Meals on Wheels…
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