The Toys For Tots program is continuing. Donation boxes will be available through December 2.Look for donation boxes in a business near you and make your contribution of a new, unwrapped toy that will be shared with families in the community. The Toys For Tots program has grown tremendously sinceContinue Reading

A county organization that serves children in foster care is calling on the business community to help bring young people some holiday joy. Richland County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) is giving local businesses the chance to adopt a child through its Angel Tree program. Richland County CASA volunteers serveContinue Reading

The Junior League of Columbia (JLC) has awarded a total of $50,000 to Greater Midlands non-profits that proposed transformational projects and initiatives addressing poverty and basic needs of children and families in the Midlands. This year’s Community Impact Grant Recipients are: • Central SC Habitat for Humanity received $30,000, •Continue Reading

Sharing God’s Love raised $20,963 through its recent annual Sharing God’s Love Benefit Golf Tournament. Eighty-two golfers participated, and a total of sixty-seven sponsors provided the record amount of funds raised by the event. Fifty merchants contributed prizes. The Spur at Northwoods hosted the event and provided lunch for theContinue Reading

James Johnson of Dutch Fork Elementary School (DFES) was recognized by the Lake Murray-Irmo Rotary as the September Student of the Month. DFES Principal Julius Scott said, “James looks to make everyday meaningful and is an outstanding student who looks to make a difference in his school and community.”Continue Reading

On June 7, Chapin Garden Club members celebrated the end of another term (August 2021 – May 2022). Joined by friends and family members, they gathered at Timberlake Country Club and enjoyed a buffet dinner at Griffin Chophouse Restaurant.Continue Reading

District Five students Nitya and Kelsey were named the Rotary Club of Lake Murray-Irmo’s Service above Self May Students of the Month. “Nitya is always ready to volunteer and help others out. She recently helped the District with a grant and volunteered her time outside of school to collect waterContinue Reading

The Leadership Columbia Class of 2022 (LC22) has announced its Bike & Lock drive in partnership with Transitions Homeless Center. Throughout the month of April, LC22 will be working to secure donations of bicycles, locks, and helmets. The goal of the campaign is to provide Transitions clients with access toContinue Reading

When the American Red Cross launched the Home Fire Campaign in the fall of 2014, it was with one objective: to prevent the tragic loss of life due to home fires. Since then, the South Carolina Region has helped lead the national effort to make homes safer alongside partners, includingContinue Reading