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Serve & Connect Announces 5th Annual Gala

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COLUMBIA, S.C.— Serve & Connect has announced that their fifth annual gala and fundraiser will be held virtually this year on Friday, November 13, at 7:30 in the evening. Tickets will go on sale on September 8 and will be available for purchase at https://serveandconnect.net/celebrate. This year marks five years…

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Forward Together

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It has been more than a week since George Floyd’s death. Mr. Floyd’s death was the result of a significant act of injustice. Police officers are sworn to serve and protect their communities. The acts of the four Minneapolis Police Officers were in direct violation of this oath. Our action...
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Creating a Coordinated Community Response during COVID-19

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Yesterday afternoon, we hosted a conference call with our police partners, community service providers, and neighborhood leaders in North Columbia. The goal was to create space for a coordinated community response. Open dialogue is a critical tool for ensuring access to resources during the #coronavirus response. Here are a few tips for...
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BBQ Fundraiser Supports Serve & Connect

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Scotty and Susan Mill, owners of Palmetto Automatic Sprinkler Company, (PASCO), annually host an event to raise funds for a local charity.  The event is held at their farm on the Broad River and this year's recipient organization is Serve & Connect.    Funds are raised through the sale of...
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Camden’s Lt. Penny Lloyd Makes an Impact

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Take a look at this testimonial from a Camden police officer who used Greg’s Groceries to make a difference in a family’s life, spark positive change in the community, and show us that, Together We Are Better!  When Lieutenant Penny Lloyd heard news of that a citizen she knew was...
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Introducing Our Finalists: Steffonie Cockerill

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Meet our seventh and final finalists for the 4th Annual Officer Gregory Alia Award, PFC Steffonie Cockerill of the Town of Lexington Police Department. PFC Cockerill was nominated by Buckle Buddies for her passion and advocacy for child safety, a trait recogized by others including her selection as Law Enforcement…

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Introducing Our Finalists: Jessica Davis

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Meet our sixth finalist for the 4th Annual Officer Gregory Alia Award, PFC Jessica Davis of the Ware Shoals Police Department.  PFC Davis was nominated by both her department and by a local business owner in Ware Shoals. Her nomination stated, “My family and I have considered her a friend…

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