May 07, 2019 6:00 PM

Foster Care Crisis in Columbia, South Carolina There are 660 children in foster care and only 421 foster families.  That means 239 more foster families are needed TODAY so that every child can live with a family.  The Solution There are 750 churches. If 1 family from every 3 churches fostered, the need would be met.  Can you help?  Not everyone can foster, but everyone can do something.  Fostering Hope Fostering Hope is an inspiring evening where families come together across denominations in the Christian community to do something about the foster care crisis.  Together, we can be the solution to finding a family for every child in foster care in our community.  The evening is filled with testimonies from children and families who have gotten involved in the foster care system and seen life-changing transformation in their lives.  Come. Be Inspired.  See where you fit in and what you can do to help a child in need.  Event Details Childcare is provided for families who reigster for the event.   Snacks and refreshments will be provided.  Please eat dinner before you come.  Bring a friend, family member, or neighbor to enjoy the evening with you.  The event is FREE!  We look forward to seing you there!  Questions: contact Hannah Engroos at (803) 917-4311 

Jul 27, 2019 1:00 PM

Please join us for the SouthEast Crab Feast event this summer in Columbia, SC.  This event offers the Low Country Coastal Heritage of outdoor cooking of fresh seafood.  This highly anticipated event will offer ALL YOU CAN EAT fresh Blue Crabs, one side of Fish & Chips, Snow Crab Legs Platter (Optional), Music and a Family Friendly Environment for the entire family. We are excited about the added crabbers, new venues and additional cooking equipment we implemented for 2019 improvements. This event historically sells out early every year therefore we recommend that you secure your tickets ASAP.  All advance ticket purchases will be held in the buyers name to redeem at Will Call on the day of the event.  The buyer will need a valid ID to claim their tickets.  Limited seating will be available on a first come first serve basis.  You are welcome to bring your own chair and/or table to assure you have seating accommodations.  SouthEast Crab Feast seafood is seasoned heavy to a great taste however you are welcome to bring your own personal condiments such as dipping sauces, special seasoning and/or crab mallet.  SouthEast Crab Feast DO NOT allow guest to bring large coolers, beverages or large bags into the event.  Soda and bottle water will be on sale. Finally, all ticket sales are final. The ticket buyer agrees that all ticket holders are not allergic to seafood and hold harmless SouthEast Crab Feast for any allergic reaction. Please contact us at [email protected] if you have any additional questions.  

Apr 27, 2019 7:00 PM

Quality Control Music is now introducing th​​e 1st annual Quality Control Music Conference!

Jun 07, 2019 10:00 AM

Join Creflo and Taffi Dollar live for Change Experience 2019 - Columbia. There will be three power-packed sessions - 10 am, 2 pm, and 7 pm, on Friday, June 7, 2019, at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Bring your family and friends for this life-changing experience. This is a FREE event, but seating is limited. Reserve your seats today!

May 17, 2019 10:00 AM

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Apr 29, 2019 7:00 PM

PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE DETAILS BEFORE YOU REGISTER TO SEE IF THIS EVENT IS A GOOD FIT FOR YOU. SEATS ARE LIMITED! DO NOT WASTE TIME TO REGISTER IF YOU DO NOT PLAN ON ATTENDING. THIS EVENT IS FOR THOSE WHO HAVE A LOVE AND PASSION FOR TRAVEL!  MONETIZE YOUR PASSION – HOW TO TURN YOUR PASSION INTO PROFIT I define the phrase as doing what you enjoy and making money from it. Ask yourself, what would you rather be doing? How would you prefer to spend the workday? What would make you look forwards to Mondays or ANY day for that matter? What if I said you could turn your hobby, interest, or passion into extra income or even a full-time gig? It’s possible. Hundreds of thousands of people have done it. In fact, I’ve done it, and I believe you can too. I believe you want to be in charge of your own income. I believe you want to be happy in your work. I believe you want to be an entrepreneur. Yup. An entrepreneur. It’s a big leap, but at this event we break it all down...a road map to turning your passion into profit!  WHO IS THIS EVENT FOR? For anyone who loves to TRAVEL!! Women and men, people interested in seeing the globe, travel enthusiast, wanderlust, passion filled individuals and explorers of today, from ACROSS the world… Open minded, motivated individuals, serious about seeking change and ready to be educated about the industry of TRAVEL! Like-minded people who love and share the same quest for travel. A passion and desire to travel more or want to start traveling. Who has a desire to achieve their goals, realize their dreams; create a purpose driven, passion filled life of fun, freedom, and fulfillment and have no regrets at the end of life’s journey. Those wanting to fulfill their travel goals and dreams. Individuals who want to live life to the fullest, outgoing, social, like making new friends and meeting new people! My goal is to unite and expand with those who want to SEE THE WORLD! Live the impossible! Living the life, you want on your own terms without waiting on others to do so. If this is YOU! Don't wait!! Want to know exactly how I do it? Well click here to select a date and LEARN MORE on how YOU can TURN YOUR PASSION INTO PROFIT too! Register NOW to reserve your seat and I will send you a welcome email. Read my brief bio below. I look forward to connecting with you! -Vanita

Jul 19, 2019 8:30 AM

Augsburg Fortress looks forward to seeing you in Columbia, South Carolina at our FREE Summer Music Clinic!  This summer, join hundreds of other church musicians in exploring fresh and innovative ways to enliven music in worship. Summer Music Clinics are designed for everyone involved in creating and planning music for worship. Summer Music Clinics are designed for everyone involved in creating and planning music for worship. Clinicians Robert Hobby and Jeremy Bankson lead a variety of workshops, including "Something to Sing About" (Hobby) and "The Difference between a good Singer and a GREAT singer is a Pencil" (Bankson) along with choral, keyboard, children's and handbell reading sessions.  Connect with other church musicians while previewing new seasonal music, discover ways to refresh worship with new resources, and join other musicians and the community for a hymn festival. CLINIC AGENDA Day One 8:30 – 9:00 Check-in, Registration for walk-ins. 9:00 -11:00 Handbells - Ed Tompkins 11:15 – 12:15 Children’s Music Workshop – Bankson or Hobby 12:15-1:30 Lunch on your own 1:30 – 3:00 Keyboard Repertoire – Bankson & Hobby 3:00 - 3:15 –Break 3:15 – 4:00 Workshop A: Something to Sing About – Robert Hobby- It is not uncommon for leaders of congregational song to “go through the motions” without considering the words. This session wil ponder various words/messages from our hymns/songs to see how they might inspire the manner in which we might play and sing them. 3:15-4:00     Workshop B: The Difference between a good Singer and a GREAT singer is a Pencil- Jeremy Bankson – This workshop will explore the idea that marking music can be much more than just circling a challenging note or passage. Markings can actually communicate a variety of things for the whole ensemble which will help improve reading, accuracy and even intonation! 4:15 – 5:30 Workshop: Planning a Hymn Festival or Festival worship Service – Bankson & Hobby – Jeremy & Bob will offer practical tips, ideas and suggestions to help you plan a hymn festival or to embellish your Sunday worship services for Festive occasions.  5:30 – 7:00 – Dinner on your own 7:00 – Seasons of Blessings: Hymn Fest with Jeremy Bankson and Robert Hobby   Day Two 8:30 – 9:00 Check-in or Registration for walk-ins for those who did not attend Day one 9:00 – 10:00 Workshops A or B repeats from day one. 10:00 – 10:30 – Break 10:30 – 12:00 – Choral Session I – Bankson & Hobby 12:00 – 1:30 Lunch on your own 1:30 – 3:00 Choral II – Bankson & Hobby

Jun 11, 2019 11:00 AM

COLUMBIA JOB FAIR LOCATION: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Columbia, SC 29210 DATE & TIME: Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 11AM - 2PM WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND OUR COLUMBIA CAREER FAIR Open the doors of opportunity when you meet and interview with hiring managers at companies ranging from small local businesses clear on up to Fortune 500 corporations This career fair will allow you to learn about the businesses that are hiring and what their hiring needs are. Tired of sending your resume over the web to get no responses back? By attending this event, you will be able to meet directly with the hiring managers and get instant feedback on your resume and possibly even GET HIRED ON THE SPOT! INDUSTRIES THAT HIRE AT OUR CAREER FAIRS Accommodations, Accounting, Advertising, Aerospace, Agriculture & Agribusiness, Air Transportation, Apparel & Accessories, Auto, Banking, Beauty & Cosmetics, Biotechnology, Chemical, Communications, Computer, Construction, Consulting, Consumer Products, Education, Electronics, Employment, Energy, Entertainment & Recreation, Fashion, Financial Services, Fine Arts, Food & Beverage, Green Technology, Health, Information, Information Technology, Insurance, Journalism & News, Legal Services, Manufacturing, Media & Broadcasting, Medical Devices & Supplies, Motion Pictures & Video, Music, Pharmaceutical, Public Administration, Public Relations, Publishing, Real Estate, Retail, Service, Sports, Technology, Telecommunications, Tourism, Transportation, Travel, Utilities, Video Game, Web Services BENEFIT PACKAGES OFFERED BY EMPLOYERS Salaried Positions Base Salary + Positions Bonuses Commission Life Insurance Paid Holidays Paid Company Training Management Training Rapid Career Advancement FREE FOR ALL JOB SEEKERS! Whether you are a seasoned executive-level professional, just beginning your career, or anywhere in between, our events can connect you with as many valuable employer contacts in three hours as you would make in weeks of job searching on your own. EMPLOYERS INTERESTED IN ATTENDING THIS EVENT? Email Kevin McCrea @ [email protected] or call 508-981-6995 to inquire about setting up a booth for your company. PLEASE NOTE: You must actually attend the event in order to meet directly with hiring managers and to be considered for their positions Key Words: Account Executive, Sales Representative, Account Manager, B2B, retail sales, furniture, sales, financial services, customer service, Business Development Manager, Sales Manager, Financial Services, Insurance, Telecommunications, Pharmaceutical, Hospital Representative, Medical, Marketing, Advertising, Healthcare,office equipment, Telecom, Information Technology, Software, Security Services, Advertising, Payroll, Sales Management, Sales Trainee, Management Trainee, At home sales, cold calling, telemarketer, telemarketing, financial advisor, insurance sales, outside sales, outside sales representative, sales executive, salesman, salesperson, sales women, marketing, Columbia, SC

Sep 10, 2019 11:00 AM

COLUMBIA JOB FAIR LOCATION: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Columbia, SC 29210 DATE & TIME: Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 11AM - 2PM WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND OUR COLUMBIA CAREER FAIR Open the doors of opportunity when you meet and interview with hiring managers at companies ranging from small local businesses clear on up to Fortune 500 corporations This career fair will allow you to learn about the businesses that are hiring and what their hiring needs are. Tired of sending your resume over the web to get no responses back? By attending this event, you will be able to meet directly with the hiring managers and get instant feedback on your resume and possibly even GET HIRED ON THE SPOT! INDUSTRIES THAT HIRE AT OUR CAREER FAIRS Accommodations, Accounting, Advertising, Aerospace, Agriculture & Agribusiness, Air Transportation, Apparel & Accessories, Auto, Banking, Beauty & Cosmetics, Biotechnology, Chemical, Communications, Computer, Construction, Consulting, Consumer Products, Education, Electronics, Employment, Energy, Entertainment & Recreation, Fashion, Financial Services, Fine Arts, Food & Beverage, Green Technology, Health, Information, Information Technology, Insurance, Journalism & News, Legal Services, Manufacturing, Media & Broadcasting, Medical Devices & Supplies, Motion Pictures & Video, Music, Pharmaceutical, Public Administration, Public Relations, Publishing, Real Estate, Retail, Service, Sports, Technology, Telecommunications, Tourism, Transportation, Travel, Utilities, Video Game, Web Services BENEFIT PACKAGES OFFERED BY EMPLOYERS Salaried Positions Base Salary + Positions Bonuses Commission Life Insurance Paid Holidays Paid Company Training Management Training Rapid Career Advancement FREE FOR ALL JOB SEEKERS! Whether you are a seasoned executive-level professional, just beginning your career, or anywhere in between, our events can connect you with as many valuable employer contacts in three hours as you would make in weeks of job searching on your own. EMPLOYERS INTERESTED IN ATTENDING THIS EVENT? Email Kevin McCrea @ [email protected] or call 508-981-6995 to inquire about setting up a booth for your company. PLEASE NOTE: You must actually attend the event in order to meet directly with hiring managers and to be considered for their positions Key Words: Account Executive, Sales Representative, Account Manager, B2B, retail sales, furniture, sales, financial services, customer service, Business Development Manager, Sales Manager, Financial Services, Insurance, Telecommunications, Pharmaceutical, Hospital Representative, Medical, Marketing, Advertising, Healthcare,office equipment, Telecom, Information Technology, Software, Security Services, Advertising, Payroll, Sales Management, Sales Trainee, Management Trainee, At home sales, cold calling, telemarketer, telemarketing, financial advisor, insurance sales, outside sales, outside sales representative, sales executive, salesman, salesperson, sales women, marketing, Columbia, SC

Aug 24, 2019 12:00 PM

The 2nd Annual Taco Crawl is here Columbia! Come stroll through The Vista eating the BEST tacos, enjoying exclusive margarita, tequila, and beer specials. Let's taco about a party!! Your General Admission Ticket Includes: (Must have wristband) 4 Tacos (Tabs to exchange for tacos) Taco Crawl Koozie Exclusive drink specials at every stop (Margs, Beer, and Tequila) The Taco Crawl Signature Crawl Map Professional photographer and photo props DJs and entertainment to dance off the tacos & margaritas More to come! VIP Ticket Includes all above plus: (Must have VIP wristband) Signature Taco Crawl T-Shirt Additional taco Shot of Hornitos Tequila Early registration starting at 11am (extra hour of tacos & drinks) More to come! Participating Taco Spots:Liberty Tap Room Columbia Carolina Ale House - Vista Wild Wing Cafe 929 Kitchen and Bar More to come soon! You also will be provided a voting survey for:•Best Tasting Taco•Best Margarita VIP Ticket includes our awesome Taco Crawl T-shirt. Sizes included: Small, Medium, Large, XL, 2X, 3X FAQ:How do we get our tacos? - Your wristband will have tabs on it. You'll need to tear off the tabs in exchange for the taco in the private taco crawl area.  How do we get our drink specials?-Show your wristband prior to ordering.Guided or Free Flowing? This is a free flowing event with 5+ restaurants serving delicious tacos & drink specials. This is a 21+ as we'll have exclusive party stops as well. Do I have to go to all the stops? No! We'll share the map in advance of what signature tacos are offered, what drink specials, and more. You can pick which ones you like. All within walking distance. What is this crawl like? Imagine a massive crawl with all of margarita specials, tequila specials, and beer specials. BUT you get 4 free tacos.Is this event 21+? Yes.Advice: If you are coming in large groups, it may be difficult for you to get tables for anything 4+ without a wait. Please be flexible and order at the bar, grab a drink, and get your taco. Have fun, grab a drink, and let's get Taco'd! This is a rain or shine event!

May 08, 2019 5:30 PM

In every city, every month Tech After Five connects the tech community. We invite IT Professionals, Startups, Entrepreneurs and Service Providers to the IT Community to come together and make meaningful professional connections. The first Tech After Five was in Greenville, SC on February 20, 2008. Now, 11 years later, we've have hosted 500 events where we bring the IT community together within cities between cities. We are a community of communities. You may be looking for work or looking to hire. You might be looking for customers or prospects. You may need co-founders, partners or mentors. We’ve got you covered. Tech After Five is not like other networking events. We work particularly hard to make sure we get the right people in the room and then make sure it’s easy for you to find each other. Sign up using the right ticket type for you. We will then follow up with custom emails that let you know who you can expect to meet. We will print custom badges for the event that make it easy for you to find the people you are looking for. We know that networking can be hard. We try to make it as easy as possible for you to meet the right people. We know that when smart people come together we can make things happen. We hope you will join us and become part of our community. By the way, have you checked out the Tech After Five podcast? We’ve got ideas you can use at our events as well as introductions to important people and ideas. Check out the “Tech After Five Podcast” on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Pocket Casts, Anchor FM and more!

May 15, 2019 5:30 PM

The Darla Moore School of Business invites you to join the Professional MBA recruiting team for an admissions information session. This information session will be held at the Moore School of Business in Columbia, SC in room 364. Professional MBA students are taught by leading research and clinical faculty members who present timely topics pertinent to real-world business issues. Students offer insights from some of the region's largest employers in healthcare, manufacturing, financial services and energy. Using this knowledge, students have an immediate impact at their workplace and enhance their future career opportunities.  Kathy Rollins, Assistant Director of Recruiting, will present during this on-site session and will help attendees understand what makes the Professional MBA program unique, including the top ranked curriculum, admissions requirements and our flexible format designed for working professionals.  If you are unable to attend this session, please check the Professional MBA Recruiting Events webpage for a list of upcoming events.  Please reach out to Kathy Rollins if you are interested in scheduling an individual appointment to discuss your interest in the PMBA program. Kathy Rollins Assistant Director of Recruiting Professional MBA Program [email protected] 803-760-9091