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Located on the Ashley River in Charleston, Middleton Place National Historic Landmark has a history spanning three centuries of one family — with one member being a signer of the Declaration of Independence — and including the essential stories and contributions of over 3,200 enslaved people who lived and labored on Middleton properties. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
May 7, 2024

Middleton Place Foundation in Charleston names new president and CEO

The new leader has served for 14 years as executive director and CEO of the ...

Carolina-based nonprofit, has been awarded a transformative $2 million grant from MacKenzie Scott’s Yield Giving to fund expansion. (Photo/Turn90)
Apr 8, 2024

Charleston nonprofit receives $2M boost from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott

The organization, which will open a third facility this year, was selected from over 6,000 applicants nationwide.

Mar 15, 2024

Potential economic impact of professional licensures for lawfully present workforce to be unveiled at March 25 event

A report authored by Clemson University researchers that explores the economic impact of allowing lawfully present workers to receive occupational and professional licenses in various sectors will be unveiled to the public on March 25 in Greenville. Co-hosted by Hispanic Alliance and Ten at the Top, the Allied4Work event will al[...]

Mar 14, 2024

Stride the Wave 5k in Support of Warrior Surf Foundation on April 21

The Stride the Wave 5k, a run benefitting Warrior Surf Foundation, is taking place on Sunday, April 21 at 9 a.m. at James Island County Park. Proceeds will go towards WSF’s Surf Therapy Program, which provides 12 weeks of free surf therapy, yoga, wellness classes and community to Veterans struggling with PTSD and other mental [...]

Mar 8, 2024

Global Water Center’s Co-Founder Dr. George Greene Transitions To Executive Chair Of The Board

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Global Water Center’s co-founder Dr. George Greene has transitioned from his role as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to Executive Chair of the Board of Directors. On Friday, Feb. 9, Global Water Center’s Board of Directors unanimously appointed Thomas (TJ) Johnston, the former Chief Operations Officer [...]

Mar 4, 2024

Lowcountry Food Bank’s 25th Annual Chefs’ Feast Raises $590,850 to Support Childhood Feeding Programs

Charleston, SC — Lowcountry Food Bank’s (LCFB) 25th annual Chefs’ Feast gala raised $590,850, a new fundraising record for the event. The gala was held on Sunday, February 25th, 2024 at the Trident Technical College Thornley Campus. 480 community partners and guests attended the event to support Lowcountry Food[...]

Mar 1, 2024

Meals on Wheels of Summerville Announces Inaugural Dink and Deliver Classic Pickleball Tournament

Meals on Wheels of Summerville announces the launch of the inaugural Dink and Deliver Classic, a pickleball tournament set to take place on April 13 and 14 at The Pickle Bar, 162 Cherry Street, Summerville, 29486. The event promises to be a lively fundraiser, with Men’s Doubles, Women’s Doubles, and Mixed Doubles categories ensuring something […]

Mar 1, 2024

Half a Sorrow Foundation Announces 2024 Board of Directors

Greenville, SC – Half a Sorrow Foundation, a leading non-profit organization dedicated to promoting mental health awareness, suicide prevention, and postvention support, proudly announces its 2024 Board of Directors. Committed to advancing the Foundation’s mission of fostering life-saving connections and promoting real c[...]

Feb 23, 2024

Charleston Parks Conservancy Highlights 2023 Achievements and Unveils 2024 Projects

The Charleston Parks Conservancy reflects on a transformative 2023, emphasizing impactful achievements beyond statistics. Stewarding 24 parks, the Conservancy’s commitment to environmental stewardship, community engagement, and education resonates across the Charleston area. Key 2023 Achievements: – Elevating Horticu[...]

Feb 22, 2024

Carolinas PGA Recognizes Local Volunteer Tom Rader with REACH Retired Professional of the Year Award

Charleston, SC–Longtime Wescott Golf Club volunteer and beloved First Tee Coach Tom Rader has been named REACH Retired Professional of the Year by the Carolinas PGA. This distinguished honor recognizes retired professionals who have given back to the game in extraordinary ways by supporting the three pillars of the PGA REACH F[...]

Feb 21, 2024

Ten William Means Real Estate Agents Receive Prestigious Awards

William Means Real Estate announced that 10 of its agents have received recognition from the Charleston Trident Association of REALTORS® for outstanding sales production for 2023. The REALTORS® of Distinction award recognizes the top 10 percent of producing Charleston REALTORS® who met stringent requirements, including sales [...]

Feb 20, 2024

USGLC Welcomes 57 Young Professionals to the Next Gen Global Leaders Network Class of 2024

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is announcing the 2024 class of the Next Generation (Next Gen) Global Leaders Network, a year-long leadership training, cultivation, and engagement program for a group of diverse and bipartisan young professionals from across the country in support of their own engagement on global development and […]