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Big Brothers Big Sisters volunteer earns award

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia is has announced Dusty Conine as the Community Impact Award winner. United Way of the Midlands presents this award annually to a volunteer that is viewed as a [...]

By |June 7th, 2017|Non Profit|0 Comments

Pomeranz Brings Universal Enhancements to Babcock Center

Dr. Tom Pomeranz, President & CEO of Universal Lifestiles, is a national authority, trainer, clinician, and consultant in the field of supports for people with lifelong disabilities.  May 15 – 19th Dr. Pomeranz, returned to [...]

By |May 31st, 2017|Non Profit|0 Comments

Bigs in Blue program launches

  Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia has announced the roll out of the Bigs in Blue program in Richland and Lexington counties. Bigs in Blue is a one-to-one mentoring program that connects youth [...]

By |May 9th, 2017|Non Profit, Police Report|0 Comments

Delta Zeta, Anchor Lanes to host benefit tournament

The Columbia Alumnae Chapter (CAC) of Delta Zeta is hosting their first Wonder Bowl bowling tournament on June 3 from 11 am - 2 pm at Anchor Lanes in Irmo. The Wonder Bowl will benefit [...]

By |May 9th, 2017|Events, Non Profit|0 Comments

Bags for the homeless program taking donations

The seventh annual “Mother’s Day Bags for the Homeless” project is once again collecting items and monetary donations from now until May 11 to distribute Mother’s Day morning to downtown Columbia’s homeless. Started seven years [...]

By |May 4th, 2017|Non Profit|0 Comments

Bowl For Kids’ Sake raises $50,000

Volunteers and community members came out March 25 to show support and raise money at Bowl for Kids’ Sake, supporting the mentoring work of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia. This year’s theme was [...]

By |May 2nd, 2017|Non Profit|0 Comments

Midlands Gives set for May 2

Now in its fourth year, Midlands Gives – the 24-hour, online giving challenge to be hosted by Central Carolina Community Foundation May 2 – will be headquartered at the South Carolina State Museum. The Foundation [...]

By |April 25th, 2017|Events, Non Profit|0 Comments

Walk Like MADD April 22

The Mothers Against Drunk Driving/MADD's fundraiser Walk Like MADD will be held April 22 It is the fourth year the walk will be held at Saluda Shoals Park. It's a 5k/3.1 mile walk centered at [...]

By |April 12th, 2017|Events, Non Profit|0 Comments

File your taxes for free

MyFreeTaxes is a free, safe and easy way for anyone earning $64,000 or less to file state and federal taxes. It is sponsored by United Way, with support from H&R Block, making My Free Taxes [...]

By |March 21st, 2017|Non Profit|0 Comments

Masonic Lodges Trade The GIANT GAVEL

Last month, Gaston Masonic Lodge #382 was able to capture the GIANT GAVEL from Springdale lodge. To capture the GIANT GAVEL, you must bring a certain amount of lodge members in your lodge to qualify. [...]

By |March 20th, 2017|Non Profit|0 Comments