Students from the Celebrate Freedom Foundation (CFF) recently took flight, not in the skies, but in the Lockheed Martin F-16 flight simulation project. Hosted at the South Carolina Statehouse, this hands-on experience marked a historic collaboration between the education and aerospace industries, giving students an exclusive opportunity to engage withContinue Reading

Senior Resources and the Lourie Center hosted an open house showcasing the Lourie Center, a wellness center for active adults 50 years and older who want to improve their lifestyle, learn new skills, and make new friends. Senior Resources and the Lourie Center unified in August 2023. The energy ofContinue Reading

In the spirit of modernizing holiday giving, The Salvation Army of the Midlands has introduced a tech-savvy twist to its iconic Red Kettle Campaign, making it more convenient for donors to contribute during this festive season. Gone are the days of scrambling for loose change; the familiar Red Kettle signsContinue Reading

$18,000 distributed to 18 groups during December In a heartwarming initiative during the festive season, Southern Paw Partners, Inc., operating as Thrifty Paws Boutique in West Columbia, S.C., is spreading joy and support to animal rescue organizations in the Midlands. Throughout December, 18 deserving animal rescue groups will each receiveContinue Reading

Leezas Care Connection proved once again that they know how to party with a purpose. Our annual Dare2Care gala was held at the USC Alumni Center and was filled with inspiration and gratitude. This year’s Dare2Lead honoree was Senator Katrina Shealy who was recognized for her personal journey as anContinue Reading

Columbia Mayor Daniel Rickenmann and representatives from the Babcock Center unveiled this year’s “Official City Ornament” at a press conference on November 3. This year’s ornament depicts Riverfront Park. It is the 31st ornament in the collectors’ series. Each ornament is 24-karat gold on brass and comes in a feltContinue Reading

The City of Columbia’s Public Relations, Media and Marketing Department is hosting two fundraising events for Sistercare, which helps victims and families recover from domestic violence August 19 and August 26 from 10 am to 1 pm. Join in at downtown City Hall Parking Lot, 1737 Main Street in ColumbiaContinue Reading