Tri-County News (Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester)

Lowcountry Hospitality Association to Host the Region’s Largest Hospitality-Only Job Fair

The  Lowcountry Hospitality Association (LHA) is set to host the region’s largest hospitality-only job fair Wednesday, February 26 at the Charleston Area Convention Center. LHA’s mission is to support business interests common to both lodging and foodservice establishments in the tri-county area, including advocacy and workforce development. “We are fortunate to live in one of the most…

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International African American Museum Announces the Appointment of New Board Members

The International African American Museum (IAAM) announced the appointment of four new members to its Board of Directors effective January 1, 2020.  New board members include Vernita Brown, James Hairston, Reverend Dr. Isaac Holt, Jr., and Professor Heather Williams. These appointments increase the museum’s Board of Directors to 31 members. All members are elected for…

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Charleston business discusses mental health and self esteem with female empowerment event

Exquisite Enterprises Inc. is hosting their first year of Exquisite Women’s Empowerment Day on Saturday, February 29th, 2020 at the Redux Contemporary Art Center (1056 King Street, Charleston, SC, 29403) from 1pm to 4pm. Every year, the organization hosts a female empowerment event in the first quarter of the year for women and female professionals…

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Poll Managers Needed for the Democratic Presidential Primary

  The Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration (BEVR) is in need of additional poll managers for the Democratic Presidential Primary. “Poll managers have a unique opportunity to serve the community, meet their neighbors and become involved in the democratic process,” said Joseph Debney, BEVR’s Executive Director. Poll managers are compensated $135 ($60 for training and $75…

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Red Dress Sundays Celebrates Second Annual Services

  Last year, local nonprofit The Medi brought Red Dress Sunday to Charleston. Previously held across four states—Florida, Georgia, Delaware, and Maryland—in the years since February 2005, the event introduced awareness of women’s heart health among church congregations each year. The Medi’s version was a little different: houses of worship selected which Sunday in February…

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MIT students encourage young females to pursue STEM studies and careers

Two students from Massachusetts Institute for Technology (MIT) paid a visit to over ten Charleston County School District (CCSD) schools to encourage young girls to pursue science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) studies and career paths. The MIT Women’s Initiative is a student-founded and student-run program that aims to help close the gender gap in…

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