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

Family Connection of South Carolina has named Alfonso Franco to their board of directors. Family Connection provides resources and services to families who have a child with a disability or chronic health condition. Franco is currently the Community Impact Director for the American Heart Association. He completed his undergraduate degreeContinue Reading

Chapin Garden Club recently received a $250 grant from Espoma Garden Products. To secure the grant, members were invited to tour Cold Creek Nurseries in Aiken. Cold Creek Nurseries has been in business since 1977. They pride themselves on being a full-service nursery, providing advice, plants, and supplies to meetContinue Reading

Local Veterans organization Celebrate Freedom Foundation has one week left to stuff their Huey helicopter with toys to support the U.S.Marine Corps “Toys For Tots ” annual campaign. Please support this effort to brighten the holidays for the many needy children and families by dropping off a new, unrapped toyContinue Reading

The mission of Camp Sertoma is to nourish the minds and bodies of our youth by providing challenging, meaningful and memorable experiences through camping, aquatics and relationships, thereby strengthening their capacity for leadership, teamwork, perseverance and understanding of and love for others giving back through life-changing experiences. Members of theContinue Reading