Wednesday

Women’s Economic Advancement and Policy – Wednesday, August 29, 2017 from 12 PM – 2 PM at The Palmetto Club, 1231 Sumter St, Columbia, South Carolina 29201. Join us for Women’s Economic Advancement and Policy: A Look Abroad and at Home, an important panel discussion with CARE and Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network- WREN on the global issue of women’s economic empowerment with Gayatri Patel, CARE USA, Ann Warner, Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network (WREN), moderated by Anita Garrett, United Way Association of South Carolina.

For more information or to RSVP, contact Dickson Monk, dmonk@columbiaworldaffairs.org or 803-252-2197.

Reggie Sullivan Trio at Main Street Public House – Wednesday, August 29, 2017 from 7 PM – 10 PM at Main Street Public House, 1556 Main Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29201Reggie Sullivan’s Double Trio will feature a set of Jazz and original music influenced by many musical genres. They will deliver a high energy show that promises to give you a good feeling!

Rock for Recovery with the Fireflies – Wednesday, August 29, 2017 from 7:05 PM – 10:05 PM at Spirit Communications Park, 1640 Freed Street, Columbia, SC. Come Rock for Recovery and cheer on the Columbia Fireflies as they take on the Asheville Tourists! A portion of the proceeds from our ticket sales will be donated to the Recovery Scholarship Fund to help heal families and support recovery. If we reach our goal of selling 500 tickets, we will have the first ever “Recovery Circle” on the field prior to the game showing all of the fans that recovery is possible! Tickets are $9 or $14 which includes a hot dog, chips & soda.

Buy tickets online or contact Allison to reserve tickets at aatkins@lradac.org or (803) 726-9457. (Checks for requested tickets can be made payable to the LRADAC Foundation, PO Box 50597 Columbia, SC 29250)

Thursday

Free Small Business Workshop – Thursday, August 31, 2017 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Richland Library Main, 1431 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29201. Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of owning a business. We’ll show you how to get started, build a business plan and look for startup funding. In order to be eligible to attend the 12-week Entreprenuerial Training Program, you must attend a workshop.

If you have any questions, please contact Charmaine M. Lewis at Charmaine.Lewis@operationhope.org or 803-210-5521.
Sharon Sanders
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