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Power Team Pushes Economic Development

Power Team Pushes Economic Development

South Carolina’s electric cooperatives are working together to help boost economic development in the Palmetto State.  That’s what Capital Rotarians heard from Jamie Frost at their Zoom meeting May 20.  Frost is senior vice president of community preparedness for the SC Power Team, a nonprofit set up in 1988.  It serves 20 co-ops across two-thirds […]

Defense Attorney Joins Rotary

Defense Attorney Joins Rotary

The head of the SC Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers has been inducted into Columbia’s Capital Rotary Club.  Kitty Sutton – executive director of the legal nonprofit since 2013 – joined May 20 during the club’s second Zoom meeting.  Remote sessions are being held every two weeks as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.  Sutton […]

2019 – 2020 Awards Night via Zoom

Foundation Brings ‘Hope’ to Liberia

Foundation Brings ‘Hope’ to Liberia

Giving youngsters a safe place to learn, eat and grow is the mission of Hope Foundation Liberia, according to Columbia attorney Mark Arden, a board member for the non-profit and guest speaker at Capital Rotary’s first Zoom meeting on May 6 (shown in photo).  Arden detailed efforts to improve the lives of rural kindergarten students […]

Capital Rotary’s First Zoom Meeting

Capital Rotary’s First Zoom Meeting

Capital Rotary members – unable to hold their weekly breakfast meetings at the Palmetto Club for the past seven weeks – held their first remote meeting via Zoom (as shown in photo) at 7:30 a.m. on May 6.  President Abby Naas said the digital decision was made because “it has been too long since we […]

Columbia Airport Refreshes Brand

Columbia Airport Refreshes Brand

Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) boasts a refreshed look, feel and direction while trying to build on a 24% growth in passenger traffic since 2018.  That’s the message Capital Rotarians heard March 11 from guest speakers (left to right in photo) Kim Jamieson and Mike Gula.  Jamieson heads marketing and air services development, while Gula has […]

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