John Manjounes, Certified DISC Behavioral Consultant for the John Maxwell Group, spoke to St. Andrews Optimists at its July 9 breakfast meeting.  While formulated for a sales organization’s ability to analyze clients’ preferences and business styles, the DISC method also has more universal applications.  DISC is an acronym for theContinue Reading

Members of St. Andrews Woman’s Club worked with The SC Aquarium to clean up Saluda Shoals Park on June 25. The SC Aquarium provided supplies needed for the event and spoke with participants about the impacts of trash on wildlife and the environment. SAWC participants were (l to r) MaryContinue Reading

The Lake Murray-Irmo Rotary Club welcomed its new President David Wallace this week. They also thanked outgoing President, Jessica Kline and the 2020-2021 Board Members for their service. Pictured are David Wallace (left), Blount Shepard (right).Continue Reading

When divorce seems imminent, both parties benefit from a professional who is thorough, as finances become inevitably involved. The back-and-forth between and among attorneys carries with it the risk of acrimony and conflict, which can often be mitigated when clarity and compassion are integrated into the process. Such is theContinue Reading

Mother and daughter groomer team Taylor and Kim Kier completed their Pet Esthetician Certification April 24. They are ready to bring comfort and relief to the many pets in the area who have skin and coat issues at Little Barks Grooming & Boutique in Columbia where they offer Dog GroomingContinue Reading

Looking for something fun and educational to do with your kids on weekdays this summer? Come out to Harbison State Forest to participate in the Forestry Commission’s new Junior Forester program. Families with children ages 5-10 can visit the state forest’s Environmental Education Center to check out a backpack loadedContinue Reading

Two District Five students from the Center for Advanced Technical Studies (The Center) have won first place in the South Carolina Farm to School Junior Chef Competition. The annual event is sponsored by The South Carolina Department of Education: Office of Health and Nutrition (OHN) in conjunction with the UnitedContinue Reading

By Rick Abercrombie The Optimist Club of St. Andrews-Irmo is at its heart a service club that strives to do as much good as it can in the community with the focus on benefitting young people. The Club meets almost every Friday and most times, hears from guest speakers onContinue Reading

The St. Andrews Woman’s Club held a picnic at Irmo Community Park to conduct its final meeting of the club year. Recaps of the activities and projects completed during the year were reported, and new officers for the upcoming club year were installed. Daryl Hendrix will lead the club inContinue Reading

Schooners Bar & grill will be hosting the Civitan Cornhole Classic this Saturday, June 5. It is a charity doubles tournament to benefit Unumb Center, SC Autism Society and Civitan Research Center. Check-in and warm-up starts at noon, play begins and 12:30 pm. The cost is $25 per player, andContinue Reading

Dale Sexton, Plant Manager at the Shaw Industries Irmo facility,  spoke to the Optimist Club of St. Andrews-Irmo May 14. Sexton has been in his current position for three and a half years, and serves on the Board of Directors of the Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce. Further, the plantContinue Reading