Central Carolina Community Foundation, the Midlands’ local center for philanthropy, invites the community to join the annual Black Philanthropy Month (BPM) celebrations throughout August 2019. Black Philanthropy Month is a national, coordinated effort to celebrate African American and African-descent giving in all its forms. The Foundation will celebrate the month
Kelli Powell joined Lake Murray Irmo Rotary a little over a year ago. Since she joined has been an example of the Rotary four way test. In her year as a Rotarian she sponsored a new member, became the Interact Coordinator, helped with fundraising, and volunteered for club service projects.
The Rotary Club of Lake Murray/Irmo presented a $10,000 check to the Saluda Shoals Foundation to help with the purchase of a Universally Inclusive Playground Boat Swing. The playground will be a sensory-rich playground where children and adults of all abilities can play together. The play-space will encourage creative play
Nonprofit to hold photography exhibit showcasing veteran work The Big Red Barn Retreat is kicking off a photography exhibit titled, “Healing Lenses” at Stormwater Studios in downtown Columbia on Thursday, September 19 from 5-8 p.m. The 40-piece exhibit will showcase the work of veterans who have participated in the Big
Bank of America Charitable Foundation has awarded $75,000 to United Way of the Midlands to support programs and services to help break common barriers to long-term employment and stable housing. “We are grateful for Bank of America’s consistent investments into our local community. Their investments allow us to support vital
Johnny Moore, a member of the Rotary Club of Chapin Sunrise, is the 2019-2020 Governor for Rotary District 7770, which covers all of Eastern South Carolina. Moore is the second district governor from the Rotary Club of Chapin Sunrise. Originally from Spartanburg, he has been a member of Rotary for
The George Rogers Foundation Gala and Golf Tournament was held June 23 and 24. The foundation was created with a mission to give financial aid to first generation college students. Rogers, a first generation college graduate, wanted to provide the same opportunity for others in South Carolina. The foundation has
Wells Fargo today presented United Way of the Midlands with a corporate gift of $75,000 June 10 to support local early childhood literacy efforts. “When companies like Wells Fargo invest in our children, the possibilities are endless and allow us the opportunity to create long-term change in our community,” said
Special needs participants from all over the Midlands, and their families, will spend a day at Lake Murray enjoying waterskiing on an adaptable ski, tubing, and kayaking. The event will be held June 21. Special needs children over the age of six and adults are welcome. Families and siblings are
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.