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“We believe Berkeley County is at an important crossroads,” said Elaine Morgan, CEO of the Berkeley Chamber of Commerce. “We have vibrant neighborhoods, a strong business community, wonderful recreational attractions, and a great quality of life. We know our region also has challenges, and we believe the time is right to address those challenges through a clear vision and plan for Berkeley County, SC.” read more »
If the lure of authors and Cypress Gardens were not invitation enough, storytellers will be on hand to share their tales and puppeteers will ensure a fun experience for children of all ages. Lowcountry culinary specialties such as Lowcountry Boil and Chicken Bog will also be available for purchase.
The month’s long Berkeley Reads program will culminate in a Writers’ Workshop finale held at Hanahan High School on Saturday, March 28, 2015. Berkeley County Schools will participate in Berkeley Writes! (a writers contest) to be judged by Lowcountry authors; finalists will have a writing session with either Bret Lott, Nicole Seitz, or Christi Sanford that Saturday from 9 – 11 am. Adults from the community will be treated to a FREE Writers’ Workshop with Bret Lott and Nicole Seitz from 12 pm – 2 pm on the same day in the auditorium at Cane Bay High.
These events are sponsored by a host of community partners, including the Berkeley County Library System, the Berkeley County School District, the Berkeley Chamber of Commerce, Cypress Gardens, the Friends of the Berkeley County Library, and the Friends of Cypress Gardens.
For more information, please contact:
Donna Worden, BCLS Director
What: MMTC Halloween Trick-or-Treat Event
NORTH CHARLESTON – On Thursday, October 30th, bring the kids to Miller-Motte Technical College, 8085 Rivers Avenue for a FREE, SAFE and FUN Halloween celebration! Kids and their adults are welcome from 3:00-5:00PM for trick-or-treating, games and popcorn. A parade will take place at 4:00PM, and prizes will be given to the best three costumes.
This event is open to the community. Please call Miller-Motte Technical College at 843-574-0101 for more information. Happy Halloween!
When: Thursday, October 30, 2014 from 3:00 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Miller-Motte Technical College is located at 8085 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston
About Miller-Motte Technical College
MMTC offers Associate degree and diploma programs at its multi-state campuses. The program categories include Healthcare, Technology, Skilled Trades, Beauty & Wellness and more. The mission of MMTC is to prepare students for career-focused employment by delivering relevant career training. Visit us online at Miller-Motte.edu to view our complete list of program offerings at each campus. For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the programs, and other important information, please visit our website at: disclosure.miller-motte.edu.
North Charleston, SC – Palmetto Goodwill, in partnership with Cintas, will host an e-waste roundup and shredding event on Saturday, August 16 at Computer Works, 6813 Rivers Avenue, in North Charleston between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. The free event allows people to donate and recycle computers and accessories, plus shred personal documents to guard against identity theft. Donors will receive a 10% discount at Computer Works for their computers.
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Fruit of the Loom announced today plans to expand the company’s Berkeley County distribution center. The addition will add 402,000 square feet to the current 350,000-square-foot building, more than doubling its size. The expansion is expected to create 49 new jobs by 2016 and will primarily help service Fruit of the Loom’s growing e-commerce and intimates businesses.
COLUMBIA, S.C. –JBE, Inc., a supplier to the automotive, aerospace, and industrial electrical industries, today announced
its decision to expand into the City of Hanahan in Berkeley County. The investment is expected to create approximately
20 new jobs in the Charleston region.
As part of this expansion, the company plans to grow its aerospace work and better serve the Port of Charleston and all
of its customers.
Eutawville, SC—Continuing the mission of “making a difference one step at a time” in the community, CJB Productions proudly announces that registration for the 2014 Eutawville 5K Family Fun Run and Walk began on April 1, 2014. The race will again be managed by the aforementioned in conjunction with the town of Eutawville and will be held during the Labor Day holiday weekend. This is the second year of the event and while the inaugural race saw great community participation, race director Corin Gillens expects an even larger turn out this year.
What: Volunteer Fair
NORTH CHARLESTON – You don’t need superpowers to be a Hero… just volunteer! Everyone who is interested in enhancing the lives of our Charleston neighbors is invited to attend a volunteer fair on March 27, 2014 from 11AM-3PM on campus at 8085 Rivers Avenue in North Charleston. Please join our students and staff by offering some of your time and support to several of the area’s most active non-profit agencies and organizations. There are many ways to give back, and plenty of choices to fit your schedule and abilities. Volunteerism is a great way to build your resume while demonstrating your commitment and pride in our community!