City of Columbia Housing Forum – Monday June 23rd 2014 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Earlwood Park, 111 Parkside Drive, Columbia, SC. The Community Relations Council in partnership with  City of Columbia We know that stable homeownership is an enormous benefit both for families and their communities, and that successful homeownership is possible through smart choices based on solid information. Come learn and share as we discuss market trends and updates.  Lunch is provided.

For more info and to register online please click here.


Primary Runoff  Election – Tuesday June 24th 2014. Polls open for South Carolina’s primary runoff election from 7am and closes at 7pm. Voters should take a photo ID with them on Tuesday. For more information about what individuals need to vote, how to vote or where to vote, visit

Plan Columbia Workshop – Tuesday June 24th 2014 at 6:00 PM – Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 8:00 PM located at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, 1101 Lincoln St., Columbia, SC. How should the city grow and develop in the future? The Plan Columbia Workshop is an opportunity for you to shape policies that will affect how and where we grow (including redevelop) in Columbia for years to come.

For additional information and to register please click here.

SC Micro-Enterprise Development Month “Lunch & Learn” South Carolina Micro-Enterprise Month “Lunch & Learn ” June 24, 2014 | 9:00am to 2:00pm Clarion Hotel Downtown – 1615 Gervais St – Columbia, SC. This informative and inspirational luncheon is designed to celebrate the impact of our state’s micro-enterprises while giving business resource and service providers an opportunity to learn national and local best practices that address the needs, challenges and successes of micro-businesses. Come join other professionals from around the state as we collaborate, network, lunch and learn.

Registration: $15/Person ** Registration can be paid online or onsite. Onsite registration starts at 8:30AM ** Event hosted by South Carolina Micro-Enterprise Network (SCMEN), in partnership with The SC Commission for Minority Affairs (CMA) [ Questions? Contact Rogie Nelson (CMA) at 803-832-8166 ]


Tech Talk and Training – Thursday June 26th 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM. TME Media Group, the parent company of The MinorityEye, will begin hosting Tech Talks and Training on Tuesdays and Thursdays at USC Technology Incubator. Get One-on-One Social Media Marketing Assistance for Your Small Business or upcoming event at the USC Technology Incubator 1225 Laurel St, Columbia, SC 29201. Thursday from 6:30pm – 8:30pm. To register please click here.

COR & YLS Present: Networking With A Purpose – Thursday June 26th 2014 from from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM at IT-oLogy, 1301 Gervais St., Columbia, SC. Join Columbia Opportunity Resource & the United Way’s Young Leaders Society for Networking With A Purpose, a networking workshop presented by Chakisse Newton. Learn alongside fellow young professionals during the workshop, then put your new skills to the test during a networking reception including drinks and light appetizers.

Tickets are FREE to COR and YLS Members, and $15 for non-members. Please click here to register.


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Sharon Sanders

Sharon Sanders is a Digital Engagement Strategist and a Curator of information at The MinorityEye and the President of Clairvoyant, LLC which specializes in strategic communications and multimedia services. She has a B.A. in Psychology from Argosy University and she specializes in “Online Consumer Psychology.” Sharon provides companies with research and insight into the processes underlying consumer behavior in online environments…

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