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Dining With Friends is Back: Sign Up to Host a Party & Raise Money for Palmetto Community Care

After a nearly five-year hiatus, Palmetto Community Care is reviving a classic fundraiser: Dining With Friends. Hundreds of people around the greater Charleston community will host dinner parties in their homes, churches or workplaces as part of a massive fundraising effort to support the work of Palmetto Community Care. Party hosts and their guests are…

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International Fellow Helps High School Girls Prepare for Successful Careers at YWCA Greater Charleston

In August, YWCA Greater Charleston welcomed Cristina Turcu, previously with the United Nations Development Program in Moldova, to a four-month international fellowship at its Charleston office. Visiting as a Community Solutions Program fellow from a former Soviet republic in Eastern Europe courtesy of the U.S. Department of State, Turcu had previously worked to enhance women’s…

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Baptist Hill’s Rashad Maxwell Named To 2018 Palmetto Champions All-Star Football Team

The South Carolina Football Coaches Association (SCFCA) announced the members of the 2018 Palmetto Champions All-Star Football Team this week. This year the Palmetto Champions will honor 25 high school football players and 10 high school football coaches for their outstanding achievement during the 2018 season. From this list, a Palmetto Champions All-Star overall Lineman,…

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Tis the Season for Holiday Gift Card…SCAMS

Gift cards are an easy and convenient solution to holiday gift buying, but they are also a popular way for scammers to steal money. The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is encouraging consumers to be on the lookout for gift card scams this holiday season. “The most common red flag of a scam…

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Winners announced from the Giant Greeting Card Competition at the Holiday Festival of Lights

The Holiday Festival of Lights kicked off its 29th season Nov. 9! During the grand opening celebration, the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) proudly presented awards for the festival’s annual Giant Greeting Card Competition. Winning entries in this school art competition are on display during the event, which runs nightly through Jan. 1…

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Dominion Energy Supports STEM Education at College of Charleston

By Darcie Goodwin The College of Charleston Foundation on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, announced a $10,000 grant from the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, the nonprofit arm of Dominion Energy, to fund Elementary Engineers and the Charleston STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Festival. With the help of partners like Dominion Energy, the College’s Grice Marine…

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