The Week in A Blink

The Week-In-A-Blink: Mon-Thurs/ December 4th – December 7th 2017


New Economic Beginnings: How to Overcome Specific Employment Barriers – Monday, December 4, 2017 from 6 PM – 8 PM at Richland Library, 1431 Assembly St, Columbia, South Carolina 29201. Join Jermaine Johnson, CEO and Founder of New Economic Beginnings, as he discusses information about his program to assist those with barriers obtain gainful employment. New Economic Beginnings can assist with record expungement and job placement. All of these services from New Economic Beginnings are free of charge. Register here.


Columbia Manufacturing Job Fair – Tuesday, December 5, 2017 from 9 AM – 12 PM located at 1441 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201.  Are you looking for a manufacturing job in the greater Columbia area? Stop by Recruiting Solutions’ Open House with your resume on Tuesday, December 5th from 9 AM – 12 PM. We will be holding open interviews from 9 AM to 12 PM on the 3rd floor of 1441 Main Street in downtown Columbia, SC.

Previous warehouse or manufacturing experience is required for our current openings. Bring your resume and a friend! If you have questions about this event, please give our office a call at 803.806.8125!

MeToo: A Community Response to Sexual Harassment – Tuesday, December 5, 2017 from ​6:30 PM – 8 PM at Richland Library, 1431 Assembly St, Columbia, South Carolina 29201. Please join the Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network (WREN) and the Richland Library for a community response to sexual harassment. Panelists will speak to community resources, legal rights, policy solutions, and how we as a community can work to change the culture of sexual harassment.

Panelist include:
Malissa Burnette, Esq., Partner and Certified Specialist in Employment & Labor at Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, PA,
Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter, SC House District 66, CASA Family Systems,
Shannon Nix, USC Associate Director, Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention & Prevention (SAVIP), and
Kayce Singletary, Community Education Director, Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands.

Modjeska Simkins Birthday Party – Tuesday, December 5, 2017 from 5:30 PM – 7 PM at  Modjeska Monteith Simkins House,  2025 Marion St, Columbia, South Carolina 29201Join us for our annual celebration of the life and legacy of Modjeska Monteith Simkins at her historic home, now the Progressive Network’s HQ. All are welcome to this casual drop-in.


The Great Xscape Tour – Thursday, December  7, 2017 at 7:30 PM at the Colonial Life Arena, 801 Lincoln St, Columbia, South Carolina 29208.   One of the most beloved groups in R&B history, XSCAPE, has announced their first-ever headlining tour, The Great Xscape Tour. Answering the overwhelming demand of fans nationwide, XSCAPE—Kandi Burruss-Tucker, Tameka “Tiny” Harris, and sisters LaTocha and Tamika Scott—return to the stage to perform all of their memorable hits. Adding to the excitement, the group will be joined on tour by special guests, Monica, Tamar Braxton, Zonnique, and June’s Diary.Tickets are available at

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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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