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Q&A | A Conversation with Edson Munekata, Owner of Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse

From: Carolina Money

Marina Ziehe

Edson Munekata, Owner of Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse

Photo courtesy of Edson Munekata

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Edson Munekata is the owner of Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse , located in the heart of Downtown Columbia. The restaurant is an authentic “Churrascaria,” a place where meat is cooked in “churrasco” style, which translates roughly from the Portuguese for “barbecue.”

Edson is originally from the city of São Paulo, Brazil, and has been living in the U.S. for over 30 years. He has been...

Q&A | A Conversation with the 52inc Team, Startup

From: Carolina Money

Andrea Esselman

52inc Team, Startup

52Inc is an app-development company based in Columbia, S.C. Their focus is quality custom apps on a deadline. Carolina Money contacted co-founders Brendan Lee and Christopher Thibault to find out more about what 52Inc has to offer to businesses in the Richland and Lexington County areas. The 52inc team as a whole responded to our questions.

Q: What was your inspiration for creating this company? Why “52inc”?

Chris Thibault & Brendan...

Former "Shark Tank" Contestant is Revolutionizing the Bow Tie with Beaux Up

From: Carolina Money

Marina Ziehe

Owner of Beaux Up looking at the camera wearing a bow tie

Jake Johnson is an eleventh grader at River Bluff High School in Lexington, S.C., but he has been involved in business from a much earlier age. At age 8, he and his sisters came up with the idea for Flipoutz, a silicone bracelet that holds coins that kids can trade and track online. As part of Flipoutz, Jake appeared on Season 2 of ABC’s Shark Tank, where they made a deal with 3 of the...

Q&A | Nelson Lindsay Talks International Growth in Richland County

From: Carolina Money

Marina Ziehe

Nelson Lindsay

As Richland County continues to thrive and develop as a hub for innovations in science, technology, education, and research, recruiting international business to the County—and to South Carolina as a whole—continues to be a top priority for state and city leaders.

Nelson Lindsay is the director of economic development for the Richland County Economic Development Office (RCEDO). RCEDO works to assist new companies considering locating in Richland County and existing companies considering expanding their...

Karen Ayala Shares Lessons Learned as Owner of Local Business, Moda y Arte

From: Carolina Money

Marina Ziehe

Ayala customizing shorts

Karen Ayala loves thinking of new ways of doing something.

Originally from Miami, Ayala has been living in Lexington, S.C., for 13 years. She started her business, Moda y Arte , in 2012, while selling handmade and reworked jeans shorts.

“I had a pair of shorts that no longer fit me, so I put them on and someone bought them. I had another pair of shorts, I put them on, and someone else...

Q&A | Liza Hall, Community Banking Area President of the Midlands, S.C., Wells Fargo

From: Carolina Money

Kaitlyn Park

Liza Hall,  Community Banking Area President of the Midlands, SC, Wells Fargo

As Carolina Money previously reported , Wells Fargo recently named Kathy Heffley as regional president for South Carolina and Liza Hall as the community banking area president in the Midlands. Both women began their careers as tellers, Heffley at Wells Fargo, Hall at a bank in Georgia, and gained the skills that allowed them to advance to their positions today. Carolina Money previously spoke with Kathy Heffley about her plans for Wells Fargo, but today,...

Meet Mike Meyers, CEO and Co-Founder of Local Start-up, Tradeversity

From: Carolina Money

Marina Ziehe

Mike Meyers looking at the camera

“Leadership isn’t something where you go out and say, ‘I am a leader.’ It’s who you are on a daily basis and how you handle yourself.”

The University of South Carolina alumnus, Mike Meyers, certainly has a lot to share about his experience running his startup company Tradeversity. As co-founder and CEO of Tradeversity, Meyers works with seven interns at the USC/Columbia Technology Incubator to further develop his company.

Tradeversity is an exclusive...

Q&A | A Conversation with Fuel Cell Collaborative Leaders

From: Carolina Money

Marina Ziehe

Fuel Cell

Picture: Portable power unit demonstrated at numerous sites in Columbia, S.C.

The Fuel Cell Collaborative is a consortium of organizations, including the University of South Carolina, the Savannah River National Lab, the City of Columbia, EngenuitySC, SCRA, and Midlands Technical College, focused on positioning Columbia, S.C. as a leader in hydrogen fuel cell innovation and technology. Its mission is to attract private sector partners, top fuel cell scientists, entrepreneurs, and innovators to the...

Q&A | Randall Scott, Personal Finance Teacher, Lexington Technology Center

From: Carolina Money

Kaitlyn Park

Randall Scott

The Lexington Technology Center in Lexington, S.C. functions as a career and technology learning resource for all of Lexington School District One high school students. There students can learn real-world skills and receive training from Law Enforcement to Marketing. Randall Scott is a Finance teacher at the Technology Center. An FBLA advisor and proponent of financial responsibility, Scott teaches students the value of finance in students' personal lives as well as in the workplace. Mr....

2015 TEDxYouth@ColumbiaSC Inspires Local Teens

From: Carolina Money

Marina Ziehe

Presenter at TEDxYouth event

South Carolina’s conference by youth, for youth is organized by a group of 20 teens that brings the TED Talks experience to a local level. Over the course of one day, South Carolina high schoolers and speakers from around the world give talks around the power of ideas.

Carolina Money collected some quotes and pictures of the event.

David Hodge, speaker - Computer Science student at USC:

What seems normal...

Q&A | Richland Library Staff, E-Ready Bar

From: Carolina Money

C. Lewis

Richland Library Staff, E-Ready Bar

The e-Ready Bar located on Assembly Street in downtown Columbia, is a technology bar full of various tablets that can help visitors of the library conduct research or simply have fun playing games. Carolina Money got in contact with Tamara King, the Community Relations Coordinator, and Michael T. Tran, the Film and Sound Associate, to ask a few questions about the e-Ready Bar and all the services it provides.

Q: What technologies are...

Q&A | Kathy Heffley, Regional President for South Carolina, Wells Fargo

From: Carolina Money

Kaitlyn Park

Kathy Heffley, Regional President for South Carolina, Wells Fargo

As Carolina Money previously reported , Wells Fargo recently named Kathy Heffley regional president for South Carolina and Liza Hall as the community banking area president in the Midlands. Both women began their careers as tellers, Heffley at Wells Fargo, and Hall at a bank in Georgia, and gained the skills that allowed them to advance to their positions today. Today we are speaking with Kathy Heffley, who shares her views on leadership as a...

#ThrowbackThursday: Profile of Betsy Rawls from 1977

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

Rawls

Elizabeth Earle "Betsy" Rawls was born May 4, 1928 in Spartanburg, South Carolina. She is a former American professional golfer. She won eight major championships and 55 LPGA Tour events in all. She is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame.

This is an excerpt from the 1977 SCETV Production of "Profile: Betsy Rawls."

Q&A | Robert Hal Turner, Turner Telecom Holdings Group, LLC

From: Carolina Money

Marina Ziehe

Robert Hal Turner, Turner Telecom Holdings Group, LLC

Robert Hal Turner, a native of Lexington, is the founder of Turner Telecom Holdings Group, LLC, an executive management and board consultancy that cultivates and grows “all stage” global technology, software, and communications companies. Launching his career at AT&T, Hal rose to senior roles in sales and marketing and served at the highest ranks of a broad spectrum of international startup and corporate firms. Relocating back to South Carolina following a 30 year entrepreneurial international...

#ThrowbackThursday: Allendale and Barnwell in 1967

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

Allendale

This is a clip from the 1967 SCETV production, S.C. Cities : Allendale Barnwell . In this episode, Barnwell and Allendale citizens talk about why they love living in a small town.

S.C. Cities is an archival series on several South Carolina cities.

ARTS Courses

From: Education

Arts Professional Development Courses

ETV Teacher Recertification offers a variety of courses to meet your certificate renewal needs as a South Carolina educator. Find our offerings for the Arts below or RETURN TO ETV TEACHER RECERTIFICATION .

* NOTE: The “Register Now” links only work during valid registration periods as listed on our FAQ page .

The Arts in Every Classroom, Grades K-5

~8 week session Recertification: 20 Renewal Credits Cost: $75.00

The Arts...

LANGUAGE ARTS Courses

From: Education

Language Arts

ETV Teacher Recertification offers a variety of courses to meet your certificate renewal needs as a South Carolina educator. Find our offerings for the Language Arts below or RETURN TO ETV TEACHER RECERTIFICATION .

* NOTE: The “Register Now” links only work during valid registration periods as listed on our FAQ page .

A Literary Tour of SC, Series I

(Recommended for teachers of all grade levels)

~8 week session Recertification:...

MATHEMATICS Courses

From: Education

Professional Development Courses

ETV Teacher Recertification offers a variety of courses to meet your certificate renewal needs as a South Carolina educator. Find our offerings for MATHEMATICS below or RETURN TO ETV TEACHER RECERTIFICATION .

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Mathematics: What's the Big Idea? (Grades K-8)

~8 week session Recertification: 20 Renewal Credits Cost: $75.00...

SCIENCE Courses

From: Education

Science Professional Development Courses

ETV Teacher Recertification offers a variety of courses to meet your certificate renewal needs as a South Carolina educator. Find our offerings for the Science below or RETURN TO ETV TEACHER RECERTIFICATION .

* NOTE: The “Register Now” links only work during valid registration periods as listed on our FAQ page .

Environmental Education in SC: Learning & Connecting (Grades 6-12)

~8 week session Recertification: 20 Renewal Credits Cost: $75.00

Recommended...

SOCIAL STUDIES Courses

From: Education

Social Studies Professional Development Courses

ETV Teacher Recertification offers a variety of courses to meet your certificate renewal needs as a South Carolina educator. Find our offerings for the Social Studies below or RETURN TO ETV TEACHER RECERTIFICATION .

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Take on the South with Dr. Walter Edgar (Grades 6-12)

(Recommended for teachers of all grade levels)

~8...

CAREER EDUCATION Courses

From: Education

Career Education

ETV Teacher Recertification offers a variety of courses to meet your certificate renewal needs as a South Carolina educator. Find our offerings for CAREER EDUCATION below or RETURN TO ETV TEACHER RECERTIFICATION .

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The Arts and Career Connections, Series I

(Recommended for teachers of all grade levels)

~8 week session Recertification: 20...

GENERAL EDUCATION: SC Teachers

From: Education

General Education - Group of Teachers

ETV Teacher Recertification offers a variety of courses to meet your certificate renewal needs as a South Carolina educator. Find our offerings for GENERAL EDUCATION below or RETURN TO ETV TEACHER RECERTIFICATION .

* NOTE: The “Register Now” links only work during valid registration periods as listed on our FAQ page .

SC Teachers on Teaching, Series I

(Recommended for teachers of all grade levels)

~8 week session Recertification: 20 Renewal...

The 17th Annual Native American Film Festival of the Southeast Hosted in Columbia

From: Palmetto Scene

Marina Ziehe

Native American

The 17th Annual Native American Film Festival of the Southeast was held during the month of November in Columbia, at Tapp's Arts Center.

During four days, films by and about Native American and international indigenous people were screened and followed by a question-and-answer session with filmmakers who were able to attend the event.

The festival aimed to educate the community about contemporary Native American talent and issues, and also to provide a platform...

Smith-Lever Act Recognized in Its 100th Year Anniversary

From: Palmetto Scene

K. Dennis

Smith-Lever

Last week, both Senate and House Representatives held ceremonies in their respective chambers, honoring Congressman Frank Lever and his legacy with the Smith-Lever Act. Lever was a proud sponsor and supporter of many acts of legislation which aided agriculture.

The Smith-Lever Act was established in 1914 and was the proprietor of modernizing agriculture, giving farmers access to the best farming practices, and establishing education for women and kids through 4-H clubs. The Smith-Lever Act...

Student to Represent Team South Carolina in 2014 Special Olympics USA Games

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

Chase

Chase McCarty knows what winning feels like. After all, she swept the South Carolina Special Olympics gymnast competitions in almost every category winning best overall. She also knows that it takes a lot of hard work.

Chase has cerebral palsy, a condition that causes her to have seizures. Cerebral palsy hasn’t stopped her from achieving her dreams. Last year, she competed in the Special Olympics and earned a spot in at the 2014 USA...

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