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Mike Maddock, General Manager

May 1, 2009 RSS feed / Events

Discover how to make a difference in the Midlands

The Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for Leadership Columbia (LC) 2009/2010, which provides Midlands residents opportunities to enhance their civic knowledge and network. More...

Kids, pigs, and a whole lot of fun

Whoo- ee- pig- sewie! Calling all BBQ lovers! It's the 22nd year and "We hear rumbling." Join Carolina Children's Home for its 22nd Annual BBQ Cook- Off Festival at the SC State Fairgrounds, Gate 11 May 15 and 16. More...

Columbia Arts Academy hosts benefit concert for Pets Inc.

Sunday, May 17 at 2 pm, students from the Columbia Arts Academy will perform a benefit concert for the local animal shelter Pets Inc. More...

It's happening right here in your community

-ANIMALS Pets in the Park will be May 2, 10 am- 12:30 pm, at North Springs Park, 1320 Clemson Road. Admission is free. Dog show entry fee is $3 per dog. Prizes will be given to the "Best in Show." www.richlandcountyrecreation. More...