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Planned expressly as South Carolina’s state capital, Columbia has grown from a busy cotton and textile town into a government powerhouse, military training center, locus of higher education, and flourishing financial haven. Home to multinational corporations, boutique businesses, and all the intermediaries, the city is recognized for its livability and solid business climate. While Columbia caters to a diversity of markets, it is especially devoted to the fields of healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, and banking.
Columbia Business Monthly keeps abreast of all these various enterprises, sharing news of start-ups, relocations, and developments as they occur. We explore the operations and philosophies of featured companies on a regular basis, highlighting their practices and successes to prove the value of community dynamism. We also offer a broad perspective on the business climate from folks in the know, granting our readers a practical, experienced outlook.
In the previous edition of this publication, our security article considered the importance of South Carolina firms developing comprehensive corporate security programs. Within the context of security and preparedness, understanding and managing risk is paramount. In the context of security risk, we then outlined three elements that business professionals must consider: threats, vulnerabilities, and consequences.
In remarks prepared for delivery in his State of the State address in January, Gov. Henry McMaster said that for the last three years, there have been more opioid-related deaths in South Carolina than homicides and drunk-driving deaths combined. In 2016, this “silent hurricane” killed 616 people, he said.
Heart and Sole is designed to celebrate women and the power of a healthy lifestyle and to raise awareness that heart disease is the #1 killer of women.
Andrea S. Garrick, MD, an OB/GYN at Lexington Women’s Care, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice, will be the speaker.
The Girl Scout Network on LinkedIn will provide relevant statistics about female leadership to inform and energize female professionals in their careers.
As deputy director of economic and cultural development for Taiwan, Hung will offer insights into the culture, economy, impact, and relations of Taiwan in his talk, "Why Taiwan Matters."
They purchased the ±42,000 square foot, 10 story building from ROIF Washington, LLC for $1,950,000.
The fertilizer could revolutionize the organic produce industry and put it on a level playing field with conventional crops.
Senator Matthews is distinguished for his work to improve education at all levels as a way to advance the economic welfare of every citizen.
The scholarships, worth $1,000 each toward tuition, were awarded to public and private school students in the areas SAFE serves, based on financial need.