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The City of Columbia has released a report detailing the analysis of data collected from the City’s periodic Bicyclist & Pedestri­an Counts. These counts began in 2014 in conjunction with the Walk Bike Columbia Master Plan planning process. Since then, ten counts have been conducted, which have studied bicyclist and pedestrian patterns at 58 locations throughout Columbia. In total, vol­unteers have counted nearly 50,000 pedestri­ans and over 2,500 cyclists. For more informa­tion, visit planninganddevelopment.columbi­

Junior Achievement of Greater South Carolina has launched JA Finance Park Mobile, Junior Achievement’s capstone pro­gram for personal finance and career explo­ration. The ribbon cutting ceremony was held May 2 at Brookland-Cayce High School Gym.

Lexington Medical Center is celebrat­ing the 30th anniversary of its doula program. More than 12,100 babies have been born with the help of doulas at Lexington Medical Cen­ter over the past 30 years.

Riverbanks Society has partnered with Peak Drift Brewery to launch two new brews inspired by the park. A portion of the funds goes to the care and conservation of animals at Riverbanks and around the world.

Historic Huffman House was scheduled to hold a grand re-opening and ribbon cutting Wednesday, May 8, Huffman House, 4300 North Main Street.

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