Walterboro Area

Walterboro part of Leadership Colleton

VR’s Walterboro Office was recently part of Leadership Colleton’s Education and Workforce Day. Leadership Colleton participants learned about VR services, partners, and toured the Job Readiness Training Center.

The Walterboro-Colleton Chamber of Commerce created Leadership Colleton to help develop a core of informed, committed and qualified individuals for leadership roles.

Hard work leads to success as welding instructor

When Eric Scriven was referred to the Walterboro VR Office by Colleton County Probation and Parole Services, he was at a turning point. He was in jail due to probation revocation and a court requirement to attend inpatient treatment for substance abuse. With a long criminal history and an even longer history of drug use, Sciven knew he needed help to overcome his additions and achieve his desire to obtain competitive employment.

Staff photography on display in Walterboro

The Walterboro VR Office recently held a “signing party” to recognize the creativity and photographic skills of three of their staff whose photographs have been selected for display throughout the office.

Walterboro is one of several offices which has held a photo contest to produce canvas wall hangings of local-themed photos for display in their facility. The photo contest is an opportunity for staff to show their creativity and appreciation of their community.