The Week-In-A-Blink: Mon-Thurs/ June 8th – June 11th


Richland Two Job Fair – Tuesday, June 9, 2015 from noon-4 pm at Spring Valley High School 120 Sparkleberry Ln., Columbia, SC. Richland School District Two is looking to add great members to its Transportation Team. Richland Two needs you! Job fair for school bus drivers and school monitors.

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THE Dubber LIVE at the South Carolina State Museum – Tuesday, June 9, 2015 6:00pm – 9:00pm at South Carolina State Museum, 301 Gervais St, Columbia, South Carolina. Carolina Makers, presented by Time Warner Cable, celebrates local makers from South Carolina who are producing handmade objects for people all over the world. The exhibition connects to the heart of the current nationwide artisanal movement. Artisanal, the alternative to mass production, describes individuals or companies who make high-quality products, usually by hand, using a traditional method or craft. This movement is speaking to the demand and needs of the buyer.

Carolina Makers is free with museum general admission or membership. Tickets are available.


Affordable Housing Issues Forum – with lunch provided by the Midlands Housing Trust Fund- Wednesday, June 10 2015 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM United Way, 1800 Main Street Columbia, SC. You are invited to an informal affordable housing forum on Wednesday, June 10, 11:00 a.m. at the United Way of the Midlands office, 1800 Main Street in Columbia, SC. The Midlands Housing Trust Fund wants to learn more about what your organization’s plans are for affordable housing development in the next year or so and how we can help you with financing and technical assistance. In particular, we’d like to know how we can structure our loan products that will best meet your finance needs for the projects you have underway or are planning in the coming months.

Tech After Five – Wednesday, June 10 2015 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM at Jake’s on Devine 2112 Devine St., Columbia, SC. Tech After Five is a series of after-hours networking events for Tech Entrepreneurs and Professionals. This event is in-person, face-to-face social networking. If you’re on a mission to make the connections you need to advance your business and career, you are in the right place. Bring a business card with you and the first beer is on us.

Please click here to register!


Bonding Education Program – Thursday, June 11, 2015 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at Columbia Metropolitan Airport, 3250 Airport Blvd., West Columbia, SC. Now is the time for small businesses to conquer industry challenges such as accessing capital and obtaining surety bonds. The Bonding Education Program (BEP) offers a unique series of business development workshops in which participants learn best practices in how to gain access to capital, bonding and more. Participants will also gain insight on how to do business with local, state and federal transportation agencies.

Register here.

Small and Minority Business Reverse Trade Show – Thursday, June 11, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Lexington Municipal Conference Center, 111 Maiden Lane, Lexington, SC. This trade show is designed for all business owners but specifically for small business, women, minority and veteran owned business’s to connect with state, county, municipality and school district agencies from across South Carolina.

For more details and to register please visit

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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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