Allen Johnson and Jeffrey Vandenberg of PPG Aerospace Coatings Present a grant check to members of the Celebrate Freedom Foundation at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport, SC on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. PPG has been a long term supporter of the Foundation’s education and workforce development programs. 

The CAST FOR KIDS fourth annual special needs kids fishing event was held at Billy Dreher Island State Park on June 7. The event was sponsored by Mt. Horeb Methodist Church, the Lake Murray Seniors Bass Club, Frank’s Car Wash, Joy Day Program, and the Midstate Dove and Quail Club.Continue Reading

The Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission (ICRC) has honored Marty Bridges with the ICRC Community Spirit Award. Bridges has served the Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission for more tham 40 years, filling various volunteer roles including a youth football coach, Advisory Council member, Seven Oak Park Improvement committee, Saluda Shoals Foundation member,Continue Reading

Non-Profit Plans to Raise Money for Families with Children Battling Cancer A Healing Grace non-profit is excited to announce on June 1, 2019 from 6:00pm-9:00pm, they will hold a Community Dance-a-thon at the Lexington Leisure Center Gymnasium. The Community Dance-a-thon will be a public event where all proceeds will benefitContinue Reading

After a month-long effort, Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers has raised $10,000 for Harvest Hope during their annual giving campaign. For every oil change performed in the Columbia area during November, Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers donated $1 and accepted customer donations. “The holidays are one of ourContinue Reading

Ms. Eyamba Sowers was inducted as a new member of the Rotary Club of Lake Murray-Irmo. Ms. Sowers is a local Realtor in the area. Ms. Sowers was sponsored by Ms. Kelli Powell. The membership is excited to welcome Ms. Sowers as a new member of the club. Photo: PresidentContinue Reading

Keep the Midlands Beautiful hosted a Gala for a Greener Midlands November 16 at the River Center at Saluda Shoals Park. During the evening’s festivities, the Midlands Green Awards were presented. All funds raised will go towards beautification in the Midlands. The Midlands Green Award winners were nominated by citizensContinue Reading

South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond has announced the Angels of 2018. Ten Angels as well as one Honorary Angel were recognized at a press conference and honored with a reception in the Secretary of State’s Office. The Angels honored represent organizations that exemplify charitable giving in South Carolina.Continue Reading