The St. Andrews Optimist Club has provided community service for 50 years and on Friday, August 6 they celebrated that milestone at their meeting in the Lizard’s Thicket on St. Andrews Road in Irmo. Kenneth Shuler was the featured speaker and has been a member of the club for 49Continue Reading

The Salvation Army of the Midlands has new leaders; Mark and Leigh Ann Craddock and their family. They assumed their position June 27 and have settled into their new surroundings and are looking forward to getting to know the community and continuing the ministry of The Salvation Army. Salvation ArmyContinue 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

Keep the Midlands Beautiful is hosting a shoe drive fundraiser from April 1 – June 30 to raise funds to support its mission to engage, inspire and educate the Midlands to invest in the community through litter prevention, recycling, and beautification. KMB will earn money based on the total weightContinue Reading

Senior Resources has announced Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) has donated $30,000 worth of frozen boneless, skinless chicken breasts, along with sandwich buns to benefit low-income senior citizens. Senior Resources partnered with Harvest Hope Food Bank to distribute 5-pound bags of frozen chicken breasts and bags containing 12 sandwich buns toContinue Reading

Members of the St. Andrews Woman’s Club took part in the Habitat for Humanity dedication of two new homes May 4. In their role as sponsors of the homes, the club provided a home library for each family including new lamps and bookcases filled with a selection of more than 90Continue Reading

Midlands Gives Day, the annual 18-hour, online giving challenge hosted by Central Carolina Community Foundation, raised a record-breaking estimated total of $3,343,033 via 21,080 individual gifts. The eighth annual day of giving took place May 4, and supported 480 local nonprofits — the largest number of nonprofits in Midlands GivesContinue Reading

Family Connection of South Carolina (FCSC) will unveil their annual LOOK. photography exhibit at the Koger Center of the Arts, Upstairs Gallery on August 22. To create the event, more than 50 professional photographers from across the state volunteered their time for private photoshoots with families who have a childContinue Reading

Have you missed browsing the shelves or your local library or book store? The Friends of the Irmo Branch Library have an opportunity for you to get out of the house and find that next great read. The Friends will hold a one-day-only Outdoor Used Book Sale Saturday, May 15,Continue Reading