Friends, Family, Community

The Charleston Fire Department Shares 2018 Charleston 9 Remembrance Ceremony Details

The Charleston Fire Department will commemorate the 11-year anniversary of the loss of nine Charleston Firefighters at 7:00 PM on Monday, June 18th, 2018. The ceremony will be conducted at the Charleston 9 Memorial Park, 1807 Savannah Highway. Members of the fire service and the community are welcome to attend. Charleston Fire Department personnel will…

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Taking Care of Seniors In Hot Weather

By Glenn Ellis (TriceEdneyWire.com) – We all suffer in hot weather. However, for elderly and disabled people and those with chronic health conditions such as vascular disease or diabetes, the weather does not have to hit 100 degrees to cause heat stress or even deadly heat stroke. We all know that hot weather can be…

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Black Men Share Their Lessons from Fatherhood

By Kenae Damon (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Educator, author and speaker, Dr. Jawanza Kanjufu, says, “We encourage every man to be a responsible father. There has never been a time when we did not need our fathers.” As Father’s Day rolls around we reflect on the brothers, uncles, cousins, and friends who have become dads over the…

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The Sustainability Institute and Metanoia among Strategic grant recipients

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently awarded its Strategic grants for 2018.  The Foundation’s mission to address poverty in all of its forms is reflected in its decision-making around Strategic grants. These invitation-only grant awards provide the Foundation an opportunity to comprehensively work with organizations to affect organizational and community impact at…

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4 Ways to Make Summer Easier for Children With Autism

Transitional times of the year mean shifting schedules, which can be particularly challenging for children with autism and their families. Whether you’re just beginning to learn about cognitive special needs, or have many years of experience, gaining insight into what has helped other families cope can be valuable. Holly Robinson Peete, actress and autism advocate…

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New Director Engages Adult Daycare Clients 

By Patrice Smith Curtis Inabinett, the new director at the Sea Island Adult Daycare on Johns Island, has been on the job for just four months but he’s already making a huge impact on the center’s clients. “Our clients are elderly and have dementia or Alzheimer’s so it’s imperative that their minds are stimulated,” Inabinett…

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Cane Bay Family YMCA Receives $10,000 Donation

The Cane Bay Family YMCA recently launched their capital kick-off campaign on May 10 and has already received donations from local organizations. At the 73rd Sixth District Annual Meeting at the North Charleston Convention Center, the Mu Alpha Chapter of Omega Psi Phi presented $5,000 in support of the Y’s capital campaign; and the donation…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina promotes Chynna A. Phillips to Research and Policy Manager

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is proud to announce the promotion of Chynna A. Phillips to Research and Policy Manager. As Research and Policy Manager, Chynna will be an integral member of the Foundation’s Initiative, Public Policy and Advocacy efforts which enhance the Foundation’s commitment to lifting families and individuals from poverty…

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