The State: Could $500k help stop diabetes deaths and amputations? West Columbia group hopes so

This article was originally published on thestate.com By Morgan Hughes A West Columbia community group has been chosen as part of a $3.4 million federal program to prevent and manage Type 2 diabetes rates among African American and Hispanic residents. The Brookland-Lakeview Empowerment Center will receive $500,000 to put between 200 and 350 people through

Brookland-Lakeview Empowerment Center receives National Park Service African American Civil Rights Grant

The Brookland-Lakeview Empowerment Center (BLEC) was awarded a $321,226 grant from the Department of Interior, National Park Service (NPS) funded through the Historic Preservation Fund. The funds will be used to complete a roof replacement project at the former site of the Lakeview School. The project will also help preserve one of the few remaining

MBA alumna capitalizes on business skills to create change in her community

MBA alumna capitalizes on business skills to create change in her community (Original Post: https://www.sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/moore/about/press_room/news_and_announcements/2021/cotton21.php) Moore School alumna Cindye Richburg Cotton (’14 MBA) is utilizing the skills she gained from the Professional MBA program to make an impact in the Midlands community through the Brookland-Lakeview Empowerment Center (BLEC), a non-profit organization. Located in the former

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