February 25, 2011 RSS feed / Society

CC Ariail Alumnae Club and Afternoon Club hear about Native American Heritage

The Columbia College Ariail Alumnae Club and Afternoon Club met Thursday, February 10 at 10 a.m. in the newly–refurbished Alumnae Hall Parlor. More...

Symphony League’s Valentine Ball benefits the SC Philharmonic

The Symphony League is a proud benefactor of the South Carolina Philharmonic and each year contributes more than $25,000 to support the Philharmonic and increase awareness of the performing arts. More...

Author pledges 2,000 Richland County books to local schools

Bruce Larkin, owner of Wilbooks, Inc and author of over 900 children’s books, has pledged that his company will donate 2,000 local interest books to Richland County elementary schools in 2011. More...

S.C. Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics announces new collaboration with Google Inc.

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics Foundation (GSSM) has joined forces with Google Inc. for a second time on a new, three–year educational initiative, known as gpod (grow, produce, develop). More...

The power of music ...

to integrate and cure. . . is quite fundamental. It is the profoundest nonchemical medication. — Oliver Sacks, Awakenings Music awakens hope in many hospital patients. More...

Petal Pushers hold February meeting

Frances Morris was the hostess for the February 17 meeting of the Petal Pushers Garden Club at her lovely home in Spring Valley. Co– hostess was Louise Grooms. They served delicious refreshments. More...

Miss Cantey and Mr. Ferguson marry February 19, 2011

Nancy Brooks Cantey of Columbia and Shaun David Ferguson of Glade Hill, Virginia, were married February 19, 2011, at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Columbia. The Reverend Cannon Robert Riegel of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral performed the 6: 00 p. m. More...

Pineview Elementary School student wins Future Chef competition

Lexington School District Two’s student nutrition provider, Sodexo, hosted the district– wide finals of Future Chefs: Healthy Snack Challenge, an Iron Chef–style culinary competition, on February 15, from 5:00–7:30 p.m., at Br More...

Ben Lippen School names interim headmaster

The Ben Lippen School Board of Directors has named Vice President for Christian School Education, Mickey Bowdon as interim headmaster of the school for the 2011–2012 school year. More...

Lake Carolina Elementary School student honored by national organization

Brad Cook, a fifth grader at Lake Carolina Elementary School has been named a 2011 Yes I Can! Award winner by the National Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). He was last year’s South Carolina CEC Yes I Can! winner. More...