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Feb 2, 2024

The Blood Connection President & CEO Elected to Chair Board of National Blood Organization

Blood Centers of America (BCA) has announced the appointment of Delisa English, President and CEO of The Blood Connection (TBC), as incoming Chair of its Board of Directors, beginning January 2024. BCA is the largest blood supply network in the United States and is comprised of over 60+ independent blood centers who collect and [...]

Jan 31, 2024

Summerville Elks Lodge No. 2719 Supports The ARK of SC and its Alzheimer’s and Dementia Initiatives

The ARK of SC announces that the organization has received a generous $2,500 donation from the Summerville Elks Lodge No. 2719. The Summerville Elks Lodge confirmed its support for Alzheimer’s and related dementia (ADRD) in the Charleston-area community as the presenting sponsor for The ARK’s signature fundraiser, the 6t[...]

Jan 31, 2024

Lowcountry Food Bank Announces Release of Educational Video to Support Healthcare Professionals During Food Insecurity Patient Screenings

Charleston, SC — With support from Healthy People, Healthy Carolinas, Lowcountry Food Bank released today an educational video to support healthcare professionals across South Carolina. The video, titled “Incorporating Food Insecurity Screening,” supports providers as they incorporate social determinants of health scre[...]

Jan 29, 2024

Spoleto Festival USA Announces 2024 Festival Season

Charleston, SC — Spoleto Festival USA, the country’s premier performing arts festival, has announced a star-studded lineup for 2024 including more than one hundred performances across the Holy City for 17 days and nights, May 24-June 9, 2024. Charleston’s historic theaters, churches, and outdoor spaces will be enlivened by performances from celebrated artists at the […]

Jan 24, 2024

Better Business Bureau Announces Relocation to New Strategic Location for Enhanced Exposure

Cayce, SC — The Better Business Bureau serving Central SC and Charleston is excited to announce its relocation to a new, strategically chosen location that promises to enhance the exposure and accessibility of the organization. The move represents a significant step forward for the BBB as it continues to serve businesses and c[...]

Jan 23, 2024

Second Year Running: SEL4SC Brings Back Acclaimed Screenagers Film Series in 2024

Right now, record numbers of young people are dealing with unprecedented levels of stress, anxiety, anger, depression, and other mental health issues that can lead to negative — and often tragic — outcomes if not properly addressed. With that in mind, the Social Emotional Learning Alliance for South Carolina (SEL4SC) held mu[...]

Jan 22, 2024

Water Mission Awarded $1 Million Grant from The Coca-Cola Foundation, Funding Safe Water Programming in Uganda and Tanzania

More than 53,000 People to Benefit in the Eastern Region in Uganda, and the Dodoma Region in Tanzania N. Charleston, SC — Water Mission is partnering with The Coca-Cola Foundation on a safe water program grant that will benefit more than 53,000 people in Uganda and Tanzania. The $1 million grant will fund continued safe [&hell[...]

Jan 19, 2024

Charleston Parks Conservancy Welcomes New Members to its Board of Directors

The Charleston Parks Conservancy, dedicated to enhancing and maintaining over 24 parks and green spaces in the Lowcountry, announces the appointment of new members to its Board of Directors. The Board plays a pivotal role in providing governance, strategic direction, and oversight to ensure the success of the Conservancy’s[...]

Jan 17, 2024

Juan Acevedo Joins First Tee – Greater Charleston Board of Directors

Charleston, SC—First Tee – Greater Charleston is pleased to welcome local entrepreneur Juan Acevedo to their Board of Directors this month. Born in Columbia, South America and raised in Columbus, Ohio, Juan Acevedo developed a passion for athletics at an early age. He was an All-American high school soccer player and went on[...]

Jan 16, 2024

The ARK of SC receives $3,000 from The Employees Community Fund of Boeing South Carolina

The ARK of SC is pleased to announce being a grant recipient of The Employees Community Fund of Boeing South Carolina. Each year, Boeing employees not only go above and beyond by offering hundreds of thousands of hours of volunteer work in the community but by giving back monetarily with donations. The ARK was awarded […]

Jan 9, 2024

2024 MLK Celebration Theme, Parade Marshal, Honorees Announced

Beginning on January 11, 2024, South Carolinians will come together to celebrate Charleston’s 52nd Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration. Put on by YWCA Greater Charleston each year, the tribute—first held in 1972 as one of the first national tributes of its kind—is a multi-day event reigniting Dr. King’s d[...]

Jan 5, 2024

BBB Serving Central SC & Charleston Announces 2024 Board of Directors

Cayce, SC – Chris Morrison has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of the BBB Serving Central SC and Charleston. Morrison has served on the BBB Board of Directors since 2017, including Vice Chair and Secretary. Morrison is the Owner of Terratec, Inc. in West Columbia, SC. He is a native of Columbia, […]