Friends, Family, Community

Charleston County Public Library makes call for new potential stops of Mobile Library routes

Charleston County Public Library is coming to a location near you, with the launch of a new Mobile Library in early 2020. The Mobile Library will be replacing the current bookmobile. “This vehicle will be bigger and better, providing way more than checking out books and DVDs,” said Executive Director Angela Craig. “It’s a library on…

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Pink Promenade at Mount Pleasant Towne Centre to benefit Roper St. Francis Foundation Breast Cancer Program

In observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Towne Centre and Roper St. Francis Healthcare have partnered to present Pink Promenade, a special catwalk + cocktails fundraiser to benefit Roper St. Francis Foundation Breast Cancer Program. Pink Promenade will be held on Saturday, October 19 from 11 AM to 1 PM. Tickets to attend are $25…

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SC State to launch customer service initiative during National Customer Service Week

SC State University will begin a campus-wide initiative aimed at improving customer service across all departments of the institution. The initiative will launch in conjunction with National Customer Service Week on Oct. 7-11 and represents one key component of the university’s strategic plan, which focuses on creating and sustaining a quality, pristine educational experience that…

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Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission Maintains National Accreditation in Parks and Recreation

The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) recently completed their five-year re-accreditation process through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). CCPRC received the distinction during the 2019 NRPA Annual Conference in September, ranking them among elite park and recreation agencies and departments across…

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Summer Reading Program participation increases as joint effort focus on literacy and feeding

More than 20 percent more Charleston County School District (CCSD) students enriched their brains this summer over last year through participation in the Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) Summer Reading Program. CCPL and CCSD formed their partnership in 2018 to join forces in helping students and children read more than ever during the summer months through the…

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The Charleston (SC) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated to host panel discussion on human trafficking

The Charleston (SC) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated is hosting a film showing and panel discussion on human trafficking on October 12, 2019 from 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. The event will be held at Burke High School during the October Future Leaders’ Roundtable Meeting. Lunch will be served. The short film called Lalo’s House…

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.® Successfully Raises $1 Million in Support of HBCUs for the Second Consecutive Year

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® has announced that for the second consecutive year, the sorority has successfully raised $1 million for the benefit of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) as part of its HBCU Impact Day initiative. On Monday, September 16, local chapters, private donors and corporate matching dollars from across the globe helped…

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Charleston County Aviation Authority Donates to My Sister’s House

September 18, Charleston County Aviation Authority employees presented donations collected during its “CCAA Cares” initiative to My Sister’s House. CCAA Cares is a program designed by employees to show their support to different non-profit groups within the community by participating in fundraising events lead by the Administration Team. Airport CEO and executive director Paul Campbell…

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