Teach in South Carolina, Certify Online – Monday, April 17, 2017 from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM at Richland Library North Main, 5306 North Main Street, Columbia, SC 29203. Interested in becoming a teacher, but don’t have the funds or the time to go back to school? You can still become a teacher! The American Board is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping career-changers become teachers. Our online program will get you certified to teach in South Carolina in a year or less! Learn more about the American Board at The event is FREE and open to the public. Please register here!


Three Myths of the Civil Rights Movement – Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 5:00 – 6:15 at Petigru 108 (corner of Pickens and Greene). Three Myths of the Civil Rights Movement Featuring Civil Rights Activist & Author Martha Noonan. Public Lecture


Wine for Water 2017: A Toast to Clean Water – Wednesday,  April 19, 2017 from 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM The Hall at Senate’s End, 300 Senate St., Columbia, South Carolina 29201.  Join the Gills Creek Watershed Association and Sustainable Midlands for a wine tasting and silent auction fundraiser that raises awareness for our Midlands waterways! Guests will have the opportunity to taste over 20 wines from around the world, sample dishes from six signature local restaurants, and bid on exciting items at our silent auction. Tickets can be purchased at Eventbrite!

Franchise Ownership Facts – Wednesday, April 19, 2017 from 6 – 8 PM at Richland Library Main, 1431 Assembly St. Columbia, SC 29201. BCR Classroom.This educational seminar will provide the facts on owning a franchise: costs, skills required, types, pros & cons. You will obtain the information you need to decide if owning a franchise is the right career path for you. Register here.


Certified Subcontractor Outreach Event – Canal Water Treatment Plant – Thursday April 20, 2017 at 3:30 pm at Canal Water Treatment Plant, 300 Laurel, St., Columbia, SC. Columbia Office of Business Opportunities is hosting an Outreach Event for the upcoming Canal Clearwell & High Service Pump Station Rooms 2 & 3 Improvements Project.

EveryBlackGirl Presents Momentum Basic Workshop – April 20 – April 21  at Divine Oasis Salon & Spa, 425 Summit Terrace Ct, Bldg 5B, Columbia, SC. EveryBlackGirl, Inc. brings to Columbia, SC Momentum Education’s Basic Workshop. The Momentum Basic Workshop is proven effective in delivering a renewed sense of passion, vitality through discovery and practical tools designed to breakthrough any barriers. Momentum’s Basic Workshop creates an opportunity to gain clarity, declare your goals and stand confidently in making them a reality. Experience yourself as Powerful and Decisive and see what that creates in your life and the lives of others.

The value of the Basic Workshop is $400. EveryBlackGirl, Inc. is making 30 scholarships available to the community. In order to receive the scholarship, participants must register and commit to completing both days of training. Click here for more information!

Sharon Sanders
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