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Federal Contracting 101

Sponsored by the South Carolina District Office. Get the information you need to know about how to do business with the world's biggest customer--the U.S. government. Plus, learn about the SBA's small business contracting programs, including the following: 8(a) Program for socally and economically disadvantaged business owners Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Program Service Disabled Veteran…
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City of Columbia Joins Global Network for Age-Friendly Cities

Behind the scenes over the past two years, local community leaders gathered to pursue an Age-Friendly City and Livable Community designation for the City of Columbia, the first city in the state to do so. Age-friendly or livable communities have walkable streets, housing and transportation options, access to key services and opportunities for residents to…
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Groundworks Named to Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Parent Company of Mount Valley Foundation Services, JES Foundation Repair, Indiana Foundation Service, and Tar Heel Basement Systems Recognized for the 2nd Time on Inc. 5000 List ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Columbia, SC (August 15, 2018) – Groundworks Companies has been named to the 37th Annual Inc. 5000 list of America's fastest-growing companies. Groundworks joins a prestigious list…
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SCNPS Annual Symposium at Palm Key October 5-7, 2108

Save the date - registration coming soon! South Carolina Native Plant Society 2018 Symposium “Bushes, Bugs, and Birds” October 5-7, 2018 Hosted by the South Coast Chapter of the South Carolina Native Plant Society Palm Key Nature Center, 330 Coosaw Way, Ridgeland, SC 29936 Conference registration is $135 and includes: Meals (2 breakfasts, 1 lunch…
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Richland County Free Community Events

Lower Richland Community Update Meeting State Sen. Darrell Jackson, Richland County Councilwoman Dalhi Myers and representatives from the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control and Westinghouse Electric Co. will hold a community update meeting beginning at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13 at Hopkins Park Adult Activity Center, 144 Hopkins Park Road, Hopkins. The meeting will address the recent uranium…
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Savannah River Remediation Employees Lose Big to Win Big

[caption id="attachment_16219" align="alignnone" width="880"] Savannah River Remediation (SRR) completed its annual wellness program, the Biggest Winner V: RESET. The winners were recently recognized at a senior staff meeting. From left, SRR Director of ESHQA&CA Patricia Allen, SRR employee Jeff Ledbetter, SRR Wellness Director Roger Staten, SRR employees and members of Team Cereal Killers Earl Brass,…
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Mayor Benjamin Joined City Leaders From Around The World In Second Class Of Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative

Yearlong program provides 40 mayors with world-class executive training and coaching to help deliver results for cities Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin went back to school this summer to study leadership and management practices as one of 40 national and international mayors chosen for an intensive education program with the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative. “I…
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CAE’s Chappelle Broome to Serve on the STSM Board

Chappelle Broome, Director of Human Resources and Diversity, at Columbia Metropolitan Airport, has been selected to serve on the Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands (STSM) 2018-2019 Board of Directors. STSM advocates for, and supports survivors of sexual assault and abuse and educates the community to identify and prevent sexual violence. The vision of STSM…
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