Richland Co. Hosts Event Highlighting Community Resources and Neighborhood Leadership | Columbia



Photo from the website of Columbia Place Mall.

An upcoming exhibition will provide a unique opportunity for Richland County residents to get directly involved in their community, especially those interested in becoming neighborhood leaders.

Richland Exhibition: Revealing Community Resources, slated for October 30th, will promote neighborhood independence by supporting local businesses, highlighting non-governmental services, and teaching neighborhood leadership. The drop-in event will be held in the Columbia Place Mall parking lot at 7201 Two Notch Road, Columbia, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

“This expo will be the perfect opportunity for Richland Counties looking to get involved in their community,” said Overture Walker District Councilor, District 8. “You will have an opportunity to learn directly from those who already serve in our county are a great place to live. “

The event will provide resources for enrichment, teaching, and demonstration from local businesses, nonprofits, for-profit, and other organizations, including:

  • STEM demonstrations with coding
  • Information on upcoming small business grants
  • Resources for organizing a community cleanup

Food is served from local restaurants and sweets are given to children dressed up for Halloween.

Interested parties are asked to register online.

The county’s neighborhood improvement program is organizing the expo, which is part of National Community Planning Month.

A mask is required to participate and physical distance is observed. In bad weather, the expo becomes a drive-through event.

Visit the Richland County website for more information.


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