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PALMETTOPRIDE SCHOLASTIC ART CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED

PalmettoPride has announced its 2010-2011 school art contest winners. The three contests winners competed statewide in three categories: elementary school drawing; middle school recycled art project; and high school video PSA. Denise Garcia Mesa from Fairfield Elementary School in Spartanburg won first place in the elementary art contest. Her drawing will be the featured design […]

Posted on May 9th, 2011


ZERO TOLERANCE FOR LITTER KICKS OFF AT THE STATEHOUSE

Officers and Legislators Gather to Support Enforcement Efforts Columbia, SC – Law enforcement officers gathered at the Statehouse today to kickoff the Zero Tolerance for Litter Campaign. This month-long campaign focuses on South Carolina’s litter laws, bringing officers together to enforce litter laws and other code violations and educate citizens on the dangers of litter. […]

Posted on April 5th, 2011


GREAT AMERICAN CLEANUP OF SOUTH CAROLINA KICKED OFF SATURDAY IN BISHOPVILLE

GREAT AMERICAN CLEANUP OF SOUTH CAROLINA KICKED OFF SATURDAY IN BISHOPVILLE The 2011 Great American Cleanup of South Carolina (GACSC) kicked off Saturday at a community makeover event of the Harlem Blue Pond area in Bishopville. At this year’s kickoff, volunteers, city workers and law enforcement partnered with PalmettoPride on a neighborhood cleanup and dedication […]

Posted on March 22nd, 2011


VOLUNTEERS ARE WANTED TO CREATE A COMMUNITY GARDEN IN THE HARLEM BLUE POND AREA

VOLUNTEERS ARE WANTED TO CREATE A COMMUNITY GARDEN IN THE HARLEM BLUE POND AREA Activities Include Litter Pickup, Building Improvements and More Columbia, SC – The City of Bishopville and PalmettoPride are teaming up for community improvement. On March 12, volunteers will come together for a litter pickup and commence the development of a community […]

Posted on February 21st, 2011


USC GAMECOCK BASKETBALL, BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF THE MIDLANDS AND PALMETTOPRIDE TEAM UP TO SINK LITTER

Columbia, SC – USC Mens’ Basketball, the Boys & Girls Club of the Midlands and PalmettoPride are bringing anti-litter messages to Colonial Life Arena visitors during the Mens’ SEC games this year.  Saturday, January 8, marks the first game of eight (8) where Boys & Girls Club members will attend games and help Arena fans […]

Posted on February 21st, 2011


TONY POPE – STATE FARM INSURANCE SPONSORS A PALMETTO PRIDEWAY

Columbia, SC – PalmettoPride, the state’s anti-litter and beautification organization, is pleased to announce that Tony Pope – State Farm Insurance is the newest company to sponsor a Palmetto Prideway. Tony Pope – State Farm Ins. sponsored a two-mile segment on I-26 in Summerville showing its corporate goodwill to improving the economic and environmental landscape […]

Posted on February 21st, 2011


STRAYER UNIVERSITY SPONSORS A PALMETTO PRIDEWAY

STRAYER UNIVERSITY SPONSORS A PALMETTO PRIDEWAY Columbia, SC – PalmettoPride, the state’s anti-litter and beautification organization, is pleased to announce that Strayer University – Greenville Campus has sponsored a Palmetto Prideway. By sponsoring a Prideway, Strayer University shows its corporate goodwill to improving the economic and environmental landscape of South Carolina. Strayer University’s sponsored segment […]

Posted on February 21st, 2011


CLEANUP RESULTS SHOW REDUCTION IN TRASH

FRANCIS MARION NATIONAL FOREST CLEANUP RESULTS SHOW BIG REDUCTION IN TRASH Volunteers Cleaned Up in the Rain, Finding Less Trash Than Last Year Columbia, SC – Results from the 4th annual Francis Marion National Volunteer Cleanup event are in and show a continued reduction in trash in the forest. More than 180 volunteers came out […]

Posted on February 21st, 2011


PALMETTOPRIDE HONORS GRANT WINNERS & SPIRIT AWARD WINNERS

PALMETTOPRIDE HONORS GRANT WINNERS AND SPIRIT AWARD WINNERS AT LUNCHEON IN COLUMBIA Columbia, SC – PalmettoPride, the state’s anti-litter and beautification organization, honored the 2010-2011 PalmettoPride Grant award winners at a luncheon today held at Seawell’s Banquet Facility in Columbia. In addition to this annual recognition event, PalmettoPride announced a special new awards program and […]

Posted on February 21st, 2011


VOLUNTEERS ARE WANTED

VOLUNTEERS ARE WANTED TO CREATE A COMMUNITY GARDEN IN THE HARLEM BLUE POND AREA Activities Include Litter Pickup, Building Improvements and More Columbia, SC – The City of Bishopville and PalmettoPride are teaming up for community improvement. On March 12, volunteers will come together for a litter pickup and commence the development of a community […]

Posted on February 21st, 2011