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Mike Maddock, General Manager

March 5, 2010 RSS feed / Business

S.C. BlueCross and employees send nearly $300,000 for Haiti relief

Nearly 1,500 Blue- Cross BlueShield of South Carolina employees made $98,183 in donations to the American Red Cross for Haiti relief. The company matched the donations 2–1 for a total contribution of $294,549. More...

Motor Supply Co. Bistro raises funds for Ray Tanner Foundation

According to officials with the Motor Supply Co. Bistro, hundreds of guests attended one or more of the three anniversary parties at the Motor Supply Co. Bistro this past January. More...

Folks about town

Colleen Stevens will serve as the marketing representative for Paul Davis Restoration and Remodeling. Allyson Way Hank has been elected to the board of Home Builders Association of Greater Columbia. More...

Columbian, pioneer in the steel industry

Walt Langford was the speaker for the Golden K Kiwanis Club’s weekly meeting at the Capital Senior Center. He told of his experiences in the field and growth of steel and other metals in the industrial world. More...