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Leading Statewide Association for Nursery and Landscape Professionals, the SCGIA, Elects 2019-2020 Board of Directors

South Carolina – The members of the South Carolina Green Industry Association (SCGIA) elected their 2019-2020 Board of Directors at the 2019 Annual Trade Show and Convention. The Trade Show was held in Columbia at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center with more than 700 attendees and 200 exhibitors  from January 29, 2019 through February 1, 2019. The Association awarded $10,000 in scholarships to students in the horticulture field. At…
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Enterprising Women Magazine Announces 2019 Enterprising Women of the Year Award Winners

Prestigious Awards Program Recognizes World’s Top Women Entrepreneurs COLUMBIA, S.C. February 12, 2019 – A local business owner, Karen R Jenkins of KRJ Consulting, was recently recognized for outstanding achievements. Enterprising Women magazine, has announced the winners of the 2019 Enterprising Women of the Year Awards, an annual tribute to the world’s top women entrepreneurs.…
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Hotel Trundle Receives Golden Nail Award from Columbia Chamber of Commerce

Columbia’s first boutique hotel recognized for renovations to historic building COLUMBIA, S.C. – Hotel Trundle, Columbia’s first boutique hotel, has been awarded the prestigious Golden Nail Award by the Columbia Chamber of Commerce. This award is in recognition of Hotel Trundle’s contribution to enhancing the physical character of the greater Midlands region through the renovations…
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Ransomware webinar on Feb. 20 aims to help businesses avoid cyber attacks

Ransomware is the biggest cybersecurity threat facing businesses in 2019, with an estimated 4,000 ransomware attacks occurring daily. What's more, a recent report on South Carolina Public Radio stated that one in three businesses will experience an attack this year. But what is ransomware, and how can businesses minimize their risk of attack? What should…
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On the Table Survey Results Show Optimism and Engagement in Community Central Carolina Community Foundation launches Beyond the Table mini-grants to continue the conversations that began at the first On the Table initiative

Columbia, S.C., Feb. 11, 2019 – Central Carolina Community Foundation – the Midlands’ center for philanthropy – revealed the survey results from their inaugural On the Table day of conversations that took place October 24, 2018. The survey reveals that participants are optimistic about the future of the community and see Richland and Lexington Counties…
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Pond Celebrates Women in Leadership

Throughout their industries and in the community, Pond’s female leaders are rising to the top and our Columbia, South Carolina team is no exception. Pond is proud to employ individuals who dedicate their time and energy to industry membership groups that encourage developing new skills through training, provide support and mentorship, and recruit and retain…
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Commissioner Bill Bratton Joins Electric Guard Dog’s Board of Directors

Columbia, SC – January 31, 2019 – Today, Electric Guard Dog, LLC, the #1 Theft Deterrent Service, announced that Commissioner Bill Bratton, one of the most highly decorated and well-known law enforcement officials in the United States, will join its Board of Directors. Mr. Bratton is currently Senior Managing Director of Teneo Holdings, a global…
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Call for Entries! Historic Columbia is Now Taking Nominations for the 2019 Preservation Awards

  [caption id="attachment_19744" align="alignnone" width="1600"] 1633-35 Main Street Photo Caption: 2018 Adaptive Use Winner. Built in the aftermath of the Civil War, John C. Seegers' and Christopher C. Habenicht's saloon and brewery opened in late 1865. Today, the narrow, Italianate style building houses Lula Drake Wine Parlour, Pilates Bodies By Victoria and the Pastor's Study.[/caption]…
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Sword Fest features lectures and live swordplay, from East and West

[caption id="attachment_19509" align="alignleft" width="300"] Joe Long, Relic Room curator of education, in naval uniform demonstrating use of a cutlass.[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C. – East is East and West is West, but the twain will meet on Saturday, Feb. 9, accompanied by the clanging of swords. That’s when Sword Fest returns to the South Carolina Confederate Relic…
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