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LET'S MOVE! EASTER EGG HUNT
JOIN MAYOR STEVE BENJAMIN AND FAMILY ALONG WITH THE CITY OF COLUMBIA ON FRIDAY, APRIL 3, 2015 FROM 1-3 PM AT FINLAY PARK.
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Earth Day 2015
Earth Day is Tuesday, 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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Greenview Park Pool Groundbreaking
​Please join us on Saturday, April 11 at 3 p.m. for a groundbreaking ceremony.
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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: Coco! (ID# A177086)
Coco is a four-year-old German Shepherd mix.
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All About Water and Sewer Presentation
The final All About Water and Sewer presentation given to City Council on March 10, 2015 is now available online. Visit COCWaterSewer.com or click "READ MORE" to download the presentation.
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.
​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.
City to Hold How to Land a Government Contract Workshop
The Office of Business Opportunities is hosting a How to Land a Government Contract Workshop on Thursday, April 16 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at 1509 Lady Street. The guest speaker will be Scott H. Bellows, a member of the Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC) and a former contracting officer with the Agency for International Development.
The City is Accepting Nominations for its Quarterly Business Spotlight Award
Do you know of or own a business that has created an innovative product, service or system? Nominate it for the Office of Business Opportunities’ Business Spotlight Award. Eligible businesses must be located within the city of Columbia and be privately owned with a minimum of two consecutive years of operation. All applicants should be in good standing with the Secretary of State’s Office, the Better Business Bureau and be current on their City/County taxes, business license and water/sewer fees.
Mayor Benjamin and the City of Columbia to Host Let’s Move! Easter Egg Hunt
Mayor Steve Benjamin and family along with the City of Columbia will host the annual Let’s Move! Easter Egg Hunt. The event is free and open to the public. The event will include “Eggs”ercises, an Easter Egg Hunt, face painting, exhibitors, refreshments and more!
PRESS RELEASES
April 01, 2015
REPEAL of the Boil Water Advisory
The City of Columbia Water Works advises the water customers of the Spring Water Dr., Woodshore Dr., and Foxhill Ct. that they no longer need to boil their water prior to drinking or cooking.March 30, 2015
City Offices to Close in Observance of Good Friday
City of Columbia offices will be closed on Friday, April 3, 2015 in observance of Good Friday. All garbage and recycle routes will remain on schedule. March 23, 2015
SCE&G To Perform Tree Trimming Activities As Scheduled for 2015
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the surrounding neighborhoods for the next two weeks.March 11, 2015
Active Adults Olympic Games
The City of Columbia Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring the Active Adults Olympic Games for adults age 50 and older. Show off your athletic skills during this five-day competition.
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. Greenview Park Pool Groundbreaking
Please join us for the groundbreaking ceremony at the Greenview Park Pool, 6700 David Street on Saturday, April 11 at 3 p.m.
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