Friends, Family, Community

‘Tis the Season for Giving Back: Weekday discount offered at Holiday Festival of Lights with Lowcountry Food Bank donation

The holiday season is known for bringing out the best in people. That’s why each year at Charleston County Parks’ Holiday Festival of Lights, individuals are encouraged to bring a canned food item for discount entry into the park. Lowcountry Food Bank discount nights are every Monday through Thursday, beginning November 12, at the Holiday…

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LAMC Awarded EPA Grant To Transform North Charleston Brownfields To Productive Greenspace

The Lowcountry Alliance for Model Communities (LAMC), is one of seventeen communities across the country to receive a technical assistance grant from the Environmental Protection Agency’s Local Foods, Local Places initiative. The grant valued at $30,000, received seventy-five applicants, to provide professional resources to aid communities in transforming under-utilized properties into productive spaces which contribute…

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Save The Children Gives South Carolina Girl Star Treatment in Hollywood in Honor of International Day of the Girl

Breyanna Williams, a fifth grader from Blackville, S.C., traveled to Los Angeles with global humanitarian organization Save the Children for a day of star-studded events on Tuesday, October 11 celebrating International Day of the Girl. Marked globally by the United Nations, International Day of the Girl is a designated day for communities and policymakers to…

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Merry Magical Memories: The 29th Annual Holiday Festival of Lights opens November 9 at James Island County Park

The Holiday Festival of Lights returns to James Island County Park in November for its 29th year! This spectacular light show is one of Charleston’s most beloved holiday events, featuring an estimated two million shimmering lights. The Holiday Festival of Lights is open every evening, rain or shine, from Nov. 9, 2018 – Jan. 1, 2019.…

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