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Jun 4, 2024

Dominion Energy awards $50,000 to Midlands Technical College Foundation

Dominion Energy has donated $50,000 to the Midlands Technical College (MTC) Foundation to fund Career Launch Grants for students in high-demand professions such as welder, HVAC technician, automotive technician, and nursing. $25,000 of the gift was made in honor of the retirement of MTC President Dr. Ronald L. Rhames. “MTC and[...]

Jun 4, 2024

Toucan Tuesdays returns to Riveranks Zoo and Garden

Columbia, SC — Riveranks Zoo and Garden is excited to partner with Harvest Hope Food Bank for the return of Toucan Tuesdays. On Tuesday, June 11, guests who visit Riverbanks will receive buy-one get-one admission to the park and buy-one get-one regular sized ICEEs with a donation of two cans (or bags and boxes) of […]

Jun 3, 2024

Aging animal care at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden

Columbia, SC — Riverbanks Zoo and Garden’s animal care and veterinary teams are focused every day on providing outstanding care to more than 3,000 animals during all phases of life. Many of the Zoo’s large cats, primates and other animals are advancing in age and require geriatric care including Charlie, a 20-year-old [...]

May 30, 2024

20/20 Levels students to intern with Columbia Council for Internationals

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Columbia Council for Internationals (CCFI) is excited to announce that a group of eight students, aged 19-23, and two chaperones from London, U.K., will be arriving in Columbia on Monday June 3 for a two-week long work internship. These students are members of 20/20 Levels, a London-based charitable organization that empowers […]

May 30, 2024

South Carolina Virtual Charter School celebrates student, faculty achievements

The South Carolina Virtual Charter School honored the students and educators who have exemplified excellence in academics and leadership during the 2023-2024 academic year at the school’s board retreat on April 22. The distinguished educators honored as Teachers of the Year are Heather McCraw (Elementary School), Mindy Webb (M[...]

May 22, 2024

Denmark Technical College added to Thurgood Marshall College Fund membership

Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) has added Denmark Technical College to its member schools, now totaling 54 institutions consisting of historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), predominantly Black institutions and Historically Black Community Colleges. Denmark Tech is the first of its kind among TMCF members. [...]

May 22, 2024

$418,700 awarded to 16 Midlands nonprofits for community improvement projects

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Central Carolina Community Foundation awarded $418,700 to 16 organizations this year through its Connected Communities Grant. The 16 nonprofits will launch projects to improve the quality of life in the Midlands by building a more livable, equitable, and just community to live, work, play and raise a family. I[...]

May 21, 2024

Denmark Tech, Cisco, Fusion Centers hold security operations center apprenticeship signing

Denmark Technical College held an apprenticeship signing day ceremony on April 26 at the Solomon Blatt Administration Building to celebrate the expansion of their partnership with Cisco, Fusion Centers, Fusion Cyber and Apprenticeship Carolina. Four individuals will begin the apprenticeship program at the Fusion Centers Security[...]

May 20, 2024

Latina Bazaar Market Founder presents: “Spanglish Small Business Expo” Charleston, SC

Roxana Massie, proud Latina owner of “Latina Bazaar Market,” is thrilled to announce the grand unveiling of the “Spanglish Small Business Expo,” a premier event fostering unprecedented opportunities for entrepreneurs and small business owners across the Charleston area. Connecting Beyond Borders: Scheduled to take place at the Charleston Area Convention Center for the first time […][...]

May 20, 2024

WTS South Carolina recognizes awards & scholarship recipients

Columbia, SC – WTS South Carolina, the state chapter of WTS International, which promotes the advancement of women in the transportation industry, held its third annual awards and scholarship event on April 25. At the event, WTS South Carolina recognized the following awards and scholarship recipients: • Christy Hall received the “Woman of the Year […]

May 20, 2024

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society names Kimberly Reen as its 2024 Midlands Visionary of the Year

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is excited to announce Kimberly Reen as the 2024 Midlands Visionary of the Year winner, she spearheaded an incredible 10-week campaign leading her team Hope Shines Bright to victory. Through her extraordinary efforts and dedication, Kimberly is helping LLS move closer to its vision of a [...]

May 17, 2024

Liberty Fellowship kicks off 20th anniversary year, announces Legacy Partners

Liberty Fellowship, a dynamic and diverse network of 350 leaders across South Carolina, will celebrate its 20th anniversary with special activities and initiatives over the next 12 months that will culminate in a celebration event on April 24 – 27, 2025 in Greenville. To kick off the year, Liberty Fellowship has released a com[...]