North Charleston, S.C./ October 30, 2013 – For the third year in a row, Trident Health has been recognized as a Top Hospital in Quality by the Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America . Trident, Summerville and Moncks Corner Medical Centers attained some of the highest performance scores in the nation in treating heart attacks, heart failure, surgical care and pneumonia. Trident is the only Charleston area hospital and is one of only 182 (5%) hospitals that achieved the distinction three years in a row.
The state-of the-art pediatric department includes board certified pediatric emergency physicians, 24/7 pediatric nurses and a specially trained music therapist. All rooms are private and include child-friendly artwork, colors and special lighting to make it easier for young patients to pass the time.
“We believe it is our responsibility to reduce ozone-forming emissions wherever possible,” said James Amick, area president of Republic Services. “Charleston is home to a diverse environment with considerable natural beauty. Our employees are proud to live and work in this community, and we are excited to do our part for the local environment.”
Berkeley County Council, the Sheriff’s Department and each city in Berkeley County signed a proclamation which declared October 23 – 31 as Red Ribbon Week throughout the county. The proclamation represents the 23rd year the Berkeley County Prevention Board has made a visible and unified commitment toward the creation of a safe and drug-free Berkeley County.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) announced that The Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) presented Nucor’s Executive Chairman Dan DiMicco with its Iverson-Selig award, recognizing his outstanding contributions to the minimill steel industry. The award is named after Nucor’s founder Ken Iverson and Marvin Selig, founder of CMC Steel, who were two pioneers in establishing steel minimills in the U.S. The award was presented at a ceremony in Charlotte on October 1, 2013.
Moncks Corner, SC, June 10, 2013: Santee Cooper Credit Union (SCCU) will receive a proclamation presented by Mayor William W. Peagler and the Town of Moncks Corner recognizing the 60 year Anniversary of community service performed by SCCU in Berkeley County and Moncks Corner, SC on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at Noon.
“We are proud to partner with Habitat for Humanity International as we aim to ensure that every U.S. veteran has a safe and accessible place to call home,” said Kelly Caffarelli, president, The Home Depot Foundation.
Since its inception in January 2011 the Berkeley County Camber of Commerce’ “Buy Local” promotion has effectively raised awareness of the benefits of buying local. For the past two holiday seasons the Chamber has put its money where its mouth is. Berkeley County residents who spent $300 or more in local businesses could enter a Chamber sponsored drawing for $1,000. Berkeley Chamber’s “Holiday Buy Local” campaign winner for 2012 is Linda Kohl, a nine year resident of Goose Creek.