Jun
6
12:00 PM12:00

Anderson Area Society of Human Resources Management Meeting

VR staff will be speaking to the members about substance abuse in the work place and how the services at VR’s Palmetto Center can help with recovery.  Those who are interested will also be allowed to tour the training center after the meeting.

Attendance for this event is by invitation only.

For more information, contact Renee Murdock by phone at 864-224-6391.

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Jun
8
9:00 AM09:00

NAMI Walk in Greenville

  • Furman University, Lakeside Amphitheater (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

At this event, there are multiple ways you can make a difference with NAMI Walks: as a sponsor, committee member, team captain, team member, individual walker, or volunteer!

However you participate in NAMI Walks, you will be joining NAMI's movement to raise awareness of mental illness and raise funds for our mission to help individuals and families right here in our region.

The goal of this event is we are walking to raise awareness of mental illness and raise funds for the important work of NAMI!

To register to walk with the Greenville VR Team, go to https://www.namiwalks.org/team/27689.

For more information, contact Laura Best at (864) 297-3066.

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Jun
18
9:00 AM09:00

4th Quarter Business Partner Meeting in Columbia

Vocational Rehabilitation Columbia is hosting a 4th Quarter Business Partner Meeting on Tuesday, June 18th from 9:00 am to 10:00 am, at the Columbia Training Center, 201 Corporate Park Blvd., Columbia, SC 29223.

Business services will be presented to new partners. Optional tours of the training center will be available.

For more information, contact Karren Hill Gordon at 803-782-4239.

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Jun
20
to Jun 22

Explore LIFE

  • Coastal Carolina University (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Explore Life is a three-day residential camp hosted by the Coastal Carolina LIFE (Learning is for Everyone) Program on the campus of Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina, from June 20th - 22nd. It is sponsored by the SC Vocational Rehabilitation Department.

For more information, contact Brian Keys by phone at (843) 349-2670.

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May
17
11:00 AM11:00

Transition What's Next in Bennettsville

  • Vocational Rehabilitation Bennettsville (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Speakers from local technical colleges, Job Corp. representatives and employers will share information about the choices available to students with disabilities after high school, including two and four-year educational programs.

For more information, contact Jimmy Bennett of Levette Grantt at 843-332-2262.

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May
16
6:00 PM18:00

Student & Parent Night in Lyman

High school students and their parents are invited to attend to learn more about the comprehensive services and demand-driven training programs offered at VR.  They will also have the opportunity to tour the Bryant Center, interact with local business partners, and enter to win great prizes provided by our sponsors.

The goal will be to increase their awareness of training programs, including pre-construction, business applications, administrative skills and applications program, and job readiness training.  Students will also receive information on the Summer Camp Series.

Dinner will be provided.

For more information, contact Julie Atkins by phone at 864-249-8030.

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May
16
6:00 PM18:00

Gearing Up For Employment in Columbia

  • Richland 2 Conference Center in the Columbia Place Mall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

At this event, there is a free educational event to learn more about community resources available for families with students planning on exiting high school transitioning to employment.

Please RSVP by Monday, April 15th. Refreshments will be provided.

For more information, contact Avian Jones at (803) 782-4239.

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May
9
to May 16

Greenwood Area High School Information Sessions

Vocational Rehabilitation Greenwood is hosting Information Sessions for high school seniors. The goal will be to make them aware of the services for students with disabilities available at Piedmont Technical College.

Attendance is by invitation only. Snacks will be provided.

For more information, contact Sabrina Schutt at 864-229-5827.

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May
4
7:30 AM07:30

Orangeburg County YMCA Run for the Roses

Members of the staff will be participating and volunteering at the event.  The discount code ABLE19 is available for any person with a disability to get a $15 dollar discount on the normal $35 entry fee.  The entry fee allows participation in the event.  All participants will receive a t-shirt and medals will be awarded for the top times in several categories.

Register at https://www.strictlyrunning.com/gpuilreg-8l.asp?uRaceId=2900.

This event is open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.

For more information, contact John Bates at (803) 534-4939.

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May
3
11:30 AM11:30

Ground Breaking Ceremony in Seneca

We are inviting our consumers, business and community partners and supporters to join in the celebration of this expansion, which will allow the Seneca office to serve more people with disabilities in Oconee and Pickens counties.

Attendance for this event is by invitation only. RSVP by Friday, April 19th.

For more information, contact Sheila Ford at (864) 882-6669.

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May
1
10:00 AM10:00

Marlboro Area Career Fair

  • Northeastern Technical College (NETC) Industrial Training Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Employers will be taking applications and community partners will be available to offer information and answer questions. This event is for is for students and adults with disabilities in Marlboro and Chesterfield counties, and is sponsored by VR Marlboro, NETC and SC Works.

Vendor set up is at 9:30 a.m., doors open at 10:00 am.

For more information, contact MIchael Pernell at 843-479-8318.

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Apr
23
6:00 PM18:00

Community Resource Night in Columbia

At this event, the community partners will have their tables set up and their families will be open to the public.

More than 40 community partners will have information tables set up, and will be ready to meet with high school students and their families.

This event is open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.

For more information, contact VR Columbia at (803) 782-4239.

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Apr
23
9:00 AM09:00

Horry Georgetown Technical College Tour

Students will tour Horry Georgetown Technical College, explore career options, and receive information on college opportunities available to them if they have an Occupational Diploma.

Please RSVP by Wednesday, April 10th. Lunch will be provided.

For more information, contact Courtney S. McCulloch at (843) 248-2235.

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Apr
5
9:30 AM09:30

Senior Transition Event in Clinton

Vocational Rehabilitation Clinton will be hosting a Senior Transition Event in Lauren on Friday, April 5th, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., at 22861 Highway 76 E, Clinton, SC 29325.

VR staff will be speaking on college and career opportunities. Tours of the job-readiness training center will also be provided.

For more information, contact Katie Kennemore at (864) 833-4141.

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Apr
5
9:00 AM09:00

Youth Career Exploration Day in Greenville

Vocational Rehabilitation Greenville will be sponsoring at Youth Career Exploration Day on Friday, April 5th, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Greenville Technical College, 506 S Pleasantburg Dr., Greenville, SC 29607.

This will help consumers gain knowledge and insight on college life, including tours and lunch at the college.

For more information, contact Kayla Livingston at (864) 229-5827 on by email using the form below.

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Mar
26
to Apr 5

2019 Job Shadow Days in Walterboro

  • Vocational Rehabilitation Walterboro (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Vocational Rehabilitation Walterboro is hosting Job Shadow Days on the following days:

  • March 26, 2019, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

  • March 29, 2019, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

  • April 5, 2019, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

at our office located at 919 Thunderbolt Drive, Walterboro, SC 29488.

Consumers will go out into the community and participate in job shadows to learn more about the jobs they are interested in. The goal is for consumers to have a better understanding of the duties and tasks associated with their career of interest.

Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by Thursday, February 7th.

For more information, contact Lynn L. Marcom at (843) 538-3116.

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Mar
21
10:00 AM10:00

Darlington Area Career Fair

  • Vocational Rehabilitation Hartsville (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Employers from the community will be present to offer information, answer questions and take applications.

The goal of this event is to provide consumers with opportunities to learn about a range of possible jobs and gain information from different employers on their companies, available positions and application processes.

Please RSVP by Wednesday, Friday, March 8th. Lunch will be provided.

For more information, contact Jack Swann at 843-479-8318.

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Mar
12
6:00 PM18:00

Parent/Student Night in Gaffney

  • Vocational Rehabilitation - Gaffney (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Local businesses and college vendors to provide students with information.

Local businesses and college vendors to will provide students with information. The goal of this event is to increase referrals and provide a smoother transition from high school to work or college.

Please RSVP by Tuesday, March 5th. Dinner will be provided.

For more information, contact Alva Young at 864-489-3306

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Feb
28
9:00 AM09:00

Student Job Fair in Conway

  • Horry County School District Office (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

At this event, the students from all Horry County High Schools will get the opportunity to hear from businesses in the community on what they look for in employees and what it takes to succeed in the workplace.

Please RSVP by Thursday, February 21st. Light refreshments will be provided.

For more information, contact Courtney McCulloch, Amanda Butler or Michelle Hudson at 843-248-2235 .

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Feb
21
6:00 PM18:00

College Prep-Palooza in Columbia

This event is for college-bound high school juniors and seniors, and their parents, seeking information related to college preparation, financial aid, the college admissions processes and scholarships.

Light refreshments will be served. Guests welcome. Please RSVP by Thursday, February 14th.

For more information, contact Jessica Pooser at (803) 782-4239.

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Feb
21
4:00 PM16:00

Business Outreach Reception in Orangeburg

Speakers from the fields of education, vocational rehabilitation, and developmental disability and special needs will be presenting.

The goal will be to establish contacts with local employers and businesses within Bamberg County in order to increase work and training opportunities for student through internship programs, work experience opportunities, job tryouts and job shadowing.

Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP by Friday, February 8th.

For more information, contact Kitty Bamberg at 803-534-4939.

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Jan
30
10:00 AM10:00

Business Service Expo & Project SEARCH Event in Columbia

  • Vocational Rehabilitation - Columbia (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The goal of this event is to host representatives from various hotels and businesses to expose them to Project SEARCH and Vocational Rehabilitation Business Services.

Please RSVP by Tuesday, January 22nd. Snacks will be provided.

For more information, contact Karren Hill Gordon at (803) 782-4239.

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