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Small Business Week Conference
Save the Date: Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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#EarthDayColumbia 2015
Earth Day is April 22nd, and the City of Columbia is encouraging you to participate!
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#GimmeFive Family Fitness Day
SAVE THE DATE: SATURDAY, MAY 16, 2015 FROM 1-3 PM AT THE CHARLES R. DREW WELLNESS CENTER
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CPD’s Five Year Strategic Plan
The goals and strategies outlined in the Strategic Plan will provide the direction and support for the growth and advancement of CPD.
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Pet of the Week: Snow! (ID# A212302)
Snow is a two-year-old domestic short hair cat.
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City Manager’s Spotlight on March 2015
The City Manager’s Spotlight provides details about what is happening in the City of Columbia in an effort to keep citizens informed about City operations. The City Manager’s Spotlight on March 2015 reflects on the South Carolina Environmental Conference, 2015 MDA Boot Drive, All About Water and Sewer Presentation, Go Red Fashion Show, OBO Social Media Workshop, CPD’s Public Command Meeting and more.
Let’s Move! Columbia #GimmeFive Family Fitness Day
In honor of the 5th anniversary of the national Let’s Move! initiative, join the City of Columbia for Let’s Move! Columbia #GimmeFive Family Fitness Day on Saturday, May 16 at the Charles R. Drew Wellness Center.
Community Development to Celebrate 40 Years of Service to the Midlands
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department and the Columbia Council of Neighborhoods (CCN) will host an Annual Awards Banquet on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. at the Columbia Marriot, 1200 Main Street. Congressman James E. Clyburn will be the keynote speaker.
City Announces New Chair of Minority Business Advisory Council
The City of Columbia announces Greg Davis as the chair of the Mayor’s Minority Business Council (MBAC). The MBAC assists the Mayor in coordinating the City’s efforts to maximize the opportunities and growth of minority businesses.
City Receives Additional Funding for Individual Development Account Program
The Assets for Independence Program, a division of the Federal Health and Human Services, announced a $75,000 grant that will be matched by the City with an additional $75,000 for a total of $150,000 for the City’s IDA program.
​Mayor Benjamin announces My Brother’s Keeper Columbia Advisory Board
On March 18, 2015, the City of Columbia announced the members of the My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Advisory Board, who will determine the scalability of all proposed MBK programs in the city, create criteria for the “MBK Columbia” designation and determine how and which organizations will be eligible for grant funding and technical support.
The City to Host Small Business Week Conference
The City’s Office of Business Opportunities (OBO) will host its annual Small Business Week Conference on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, 1101 Lincoln Street. This year, the conference will focus on innovation.
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April 15, 2015
2015 Curing Kids Cancer Fire Truck Pull
Curing Kids Cancer and the Columbia Fire Department are hosting the second annual Fire Truck Pull event on Sat., April 18 at 10 a.m. at 1800 Laurel St., to benefit pediatric cancer research.April 15, 2015
City of Columbia Parks and Recreation to Host Kids Day Wet N’ Wild
The City of Columbia Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a day of water fun at Kids Day Wet n’ Wild on Saturday, May 2 at Finlay Park. April 08, 2015
James E. Clyburn Golf Center to Host Girls Golf Day
The James E. Clyburn Golf Center is hosting a Girls Golf Day on Saturday, April 18, 2015 to help kick off the start of its girls golf program.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Next Honor Flight departs May 13 from Columbia
Honor Flight South Carolina, based in Columbia, will make its 21st trip to Washington, D.C., on May 13, with stops including the National World War II Memorial. Councilman Runyan to Host Open House
Join Councilman Cameron Runyan on April 27 for his Open House at City Hall from 5 - 7 p.m. For more information, call 803-545-3061.Public Safety Job Fair
The City of Columbia is currently recruiting for public safety employees. A Public Safety Job Fair will be held on Thursday, May 14 from 5 - 8 p.m. Applications will be accepted at the job fair for specific positions.
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