Category Archives: Nonprofit

Amy Coward, APR, Fellow PRSA Elected to Serve as Secretary on Public Relations Society of America 2020 Board of Directors

[caption id="attachment_25086" align="alignleft" width="300"] Amy Coward, APR, Fellow PRSA[/caption] Amy Coward, APR, Fellow PRSA, has been elected to serve as secretary on the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) 2020 Board of Directors. Coward, vice president of Public Relations at Prisma Health Midlands Foundation, has served on the PRSA board as Southeast director for four…
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Pamela Lackey named 2019 Humanitarian of the Year by United Way of the Midlands

[caption id="attachment_25236" align="alignleft" width="200"] Ms. Pamela Lackey selected as United Way of the Midlands 2019 Humanitarian of the Year[/caption] Columbia, S.C. (November 11, 2019) – United Way of the Midlands has selected Pamela Lackey as the 2019 Humanitarian of the Year, the organization’s highest award and the highest single honor of philanthropic achievement in the…
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IT-oLogy’s Program to Train Veterans Will Kick Off in 2020, Thanks to Dominion Energy

Columbia, S.C.—(Nov. 11, 2019)— IT-oLogy will be training and preparing a pool of military veterans to re-enter the workforce by offering trade certification courses in the information technology field. The Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation has funded this project so that IT-oLogy can offer these certification courses at no cost to the veteran. IT-oLogy offers industry-leading…
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Two Local Nonprofits Receive $113,000 in New Support from Knight Foundation

Two Local Nonprofits Receive $113,000 in New Support from Knight Foundation Projects by City of Cayce and MORE Justice will help create a more informed and engaged Columbia, South Carolina community. Columbia, S.C. (November 7, 2019) - The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, a longtime philanthropic partner to the Columbia community, has awarded…
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Experience the Magic of the 30th Festival of Trees Benefiting Prisma Health Children’s Hospital—Midlands Nov. 22-24

Festival of Trees, a Prisma Health Midlands Foundation signature fundraising event benefiting Prisma Health Children’s Hospital—Midlands, has brought 30 years of magical moments to our community and to patients and families treated at Children’s Hospital. Through Festival of Trees, millions of dollars in funding have been raised to purchase innovative technology, start programs and enhance…
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Trick-or-Treat with Your Family in Downtown Columbia on Halloween

Plenty of ghouls and goblins are ready to descend on downtown Columbia. Richland Library is getting in the spirit by offering a safe, family-friendly option this Halloween. Please dress in costume and join us for the Not-So-Spooky Halloween Stroll from 3 - 5 p.m., Thursday, October 31 at our Main location (1431 Assembly Street). Geared…
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Join the Movement, Make an Impact on October 22 with On The Table

[caption id="attachment_24894" align="alignleft" width="1000"] Join the Movement, make an impact on Oct. 22 with On The Table[/caption] On Tuesday, Oct. 22, residents from Richland and Lexington counties are encouraged to participate in the second annual On the Table, a one-day opportunity to gather around a table, share a meal, and discuss what’s great about our…
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Find Your JOY, at Leeza Gibbons’ Dare2Care

More than just an evening of fundraising, Leeza Gibbons' Dare 2 Care charity event on November 14th, is a challenge to find ways to connect and care in our community. This year’s theme is “Find Your Joy”, and features musical performances, live auction, dinner and open bar plus a surprise celebrity guest! All proceeds will…
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