Sharing God’s Love raised $20,963 through its recent annual Sharing God’s Love Benefit Golf Tournament. Eighty-two golfers participated, and a total of sixty-seven sponsors provided the record amount of funds raised by the event. Fifty merchants contributed prizes. The Spur at Northwoods hosted the event and provided lunch for theContinue Reading

Forms are now available to register to play in Sharing God’s Love 13th annual fundraising golf tournament.  The captain’s choice, shotgun start is scheduled for 9 am September 12 at The Spur at Northwoods. The $80 per player fee includes 18 holes of play, cart, goodie bag, refreshments, bag lunchContinue Reading

The June 17 speaker for St. Andrews Optimists was Tina Wilkerson, owner and founder of Elite Personal Training. Her business opened in 2008. A few years prior to opening, Wilkerson undertook a personal makeover to improve her fitness level. She spoke of a family history of poor health and ofContinue Reading

The Shepherd’s Center of St. Andrews, an all-volunteer, interfaith learning program for active adults 50 and above, is known not just for offering an array of classes and activities but also for a long history of giving back to the local community. This year both traditions continue with the Center’sContinue Reading

Mike Gula, Executive Director of Columbia Metropolitan Airport, spoke on May 6 to the Optimist Club of St. Andrews-Irmo. The club’s speaker host was member Rick Calhoun, who happens to be a commercial pilot. In his presentation, Gula brought the club up to date on the current status of theContinue Reading

Members of St. Andrews Woman’s Club planted a pinwheel garden at Leo’s Landing at Saluda Shoals Park to bring awareness to Child Abuse Prevention.  Participating in the project were (left to right) Becky Travis – chairman of the Health and Wellness Community Service Program, Elizabeth Taylor, Barbara Cross and FrancesContinue Reading

The Leadership Columbia Class of 2022 (LC22) has announced its Bike & Lock drive in partnership with Transitions Homeless Center. Throughout the month of April, LC22 will be working to secure donations of bicycles, locks, and helmets. The goal of the campaign is to provide Transitions clients with access toContinue Reading

Members of the Irmo Police Department’s code enforcement division are now providing a handout to lower-income, elderly, and disabled Irmo citizens who face potential fines for property code violations. The handout explains how recipients can apply for assistance from the Irmo Outreach Committee if they qualify. A notice of abatementContinue Reading

Shirley Clark, CLC (Certified Leadership Coach) spoke to the Optimist Club of St. Andrews-Irmo March 11. She serves primarily in the field of corporate coaching. Clark brings with her a diversified background, including having been Executive Director of the Women’s Center of Washington, DC and Northern Virginia, now in itsContinue Reading

When the American Red Cross launched the Home Fire Campaign in the fall of 2014, it was with one objective: to prevent the tragic loss of life due to home fires. Since then, the South Carolina Region has helped lead the national effort to make homes safer alongside partners, includingContinue Reading