There’s never a bad time to donate to a great cause and?The Triangle Char & Bar?is well aware! Taking place the whole month of July, this local staple will be donating 100% of its proceeds from the sales of their Sunset Sangria for the Cure, to their local Susan G. Komen affiliate.?
Featuring a mix of local flavors including HillBilly Vine house Merlot and an array of fresh fruits, guests can enjoy a refreshing cocktail by the glass ($7) or pitcher ($16) while helping raise money for much needed education, research, care and a cure for breast cancer.
LIVE BUS TRACKING AND EASY TRIP PLANNING MAKE RURAL TRANSPORTATION MORE EFFICIENT THAN EVER WITH MyTCLINK
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (June 27, 2019)— TriCounty Link, the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester region’s rural transit system, today rolled out a new bus tracking app, MyTCLink, in a move that will increase efficiency and confidence for riders.
The app, which is available for free in the Apple Store or Google Play Store and online at MyTCLink.com,
will provide users with the ability to view bus stop locations,
announcements and alerts, and plan trips on the transit system — all
using real-time data. Riders will also be able to see prediction times
in real-time, which will aid in trip planning.
the region has grown in recent years, TriCounty Link has seen greater
demand across the rural and outlying areas,” said Ron Mitchum, executive
director of TriCounty Link and the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments.
“The introduction of MyTCLink is an exciting step forward for regional
transit and offers riders a tremendous new transportation tool.”
MyTCLink will support dispatch and communications operations, capture data for transit system planning and management analysis, facilitate enhanced safety and security, and provide more public information. It will also?offer significant operational upgrades for the transit system.
recognize that technological advancements drive the future,” Mitchum
said. “In our ongoing search for innovative ways to provide the highest
quality service, MyTCLink helps streamline our operations in an
unprecedented manner and facilitates an improved regional ridership
part of planned future upgrades, the app will allow riders to identify
key landmarks for pick-up such as benches, shelters and other items,
which eases the ability for drivers to locate riders needing
transportation from non-traditional pickup locations.
takes us into the next era of regional transit across the Tricounty
region,” Mitchum said. “We want to make sure our rural area riders have
access to the best service and experience possible when using TriCounty
ABOUT TRICOUNTY LINK The
TriCounty Link system is comprised of nine regular fixed routes and six
commuter routes providing services to rural residents of Berkeley,
Charleston and Dorchester counties. The current fleet consists of 60
vehicles seating from 14 to 32 passengers. All TriCounty Link vehicles
are ADA compliant and include wheelchair lifts. For the latest on
TriCounty Link, visit RideTriCountyLink.com and like us on Facebook. Download the real-time MyTCLink for free. Download MyTCLink for free in the Apple Store or in the Google Play Store.
Bidr headquarters are located in Charleston, South Carolina. ?As much of the country has now learned, a horrific event happened in our city last week taking the lives of 9 very precious individuals while they were attending a Bible study at Mother Emmanuel AME church in downtown Charleston. ?As a company and as Charleston residents, our heart breaks for the church and the families of the victims.
After the event, there were immediate requests by people wishing to make donations to the families of Emmanuel AME. ?The City of Charleston set up a fund and asked Bidr to help provide an easy way for people around the country to submit a donation electronically. ?Bidr focuses on making it simple for individuals supporting nonprofits, organizations, and causes to give both large and small amounts – all via text messaging.
An appropriate keyword and campaign identifier was decided upon, primarily from what was already trending on social media AND what felt like a fitting term for such a tragic event. ?In less than an hour, the following instructions were displayed on the City of Charleston website and distributed to all media outlets:
To donate to the Mother Emmanuel Hope Fund, go to:
In our?H2O Kids?program, your little fish will beat the heat and have a blast–all while?building confidence, social skills, and strength! Session 1 of this three-week program begins July 9 at our beautiful new?West County Aquatic Center?in Hollywood. Session 2 begins August 1.
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. – According to a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, very few Americans, just one in 10, eat the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables every day. East Cooper Meals on Wheels is working to address the barriers to fresh fruit and vegetables among the homebound population with its “Fruitful Summer” campaign. Donations will go toward providing servings of fresh, seasonal fruit for meal recipients. In honor of the 100 days of summer, gifts of $100 and more will be doubled by Lerato LLC.?
Fruitful Summer campaign will generate resources to ensure that none of
our homebound neighbors, regardless of age or income, ever pays or is
on a wait list,” said George Roberts, president and CEO of East Cooper
Meals on Wheels. “Fresh fruit and vegetables are expensive. And we want
those who enjoy our meals to also be eating in a way that promotes their
health and makes them stronger from the
Seven of the top 10 leading causes of death in the United States are from chronic diseases tied directly to lifestyle and diet. Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables daily can help reduce the risk of many leading causes of illness and death, such as type two diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and some cancers. A $100 donation will help East Cooper Meals on Wheels deliver 30 healthy meals with fresh fruit to a homebound neighbor.
try to lead by example and support organizations that have a positive
impact in our community. We hope to make an impact by partnering with
East Cooper Meals on Wheels to match all donations
of $100 or more during its Fruitful Summer campaign,” said Bobby
Summers, Director of Marketing and Community Relations at Lerato LLC.
“It’s a chance to double your money. Think about the importance of
fruits and vegetables to you and your family and think
what it would mean to someone that doesn’t have the access to healthy
About East Cooper Meals on Wheels East
Cooper Meals on Wheels delivers daily nutrition to residents within its
service area (Mount Pleasant, Daniel Island, Isle of Palms, Sullivan’s
Island, Cainhoy or Wando) who are homebound or unable to provide their
Recipients have physical or mental limitations or short-term physical
limitations (such as recovery from surgery or chemotherapy). The
organization also advocates on behalf of recipients whose needs exceed
the scope of its program. For more information, visit
CHARLESTON, S.C., BIRMINGHAM, England and DERBY, England, June 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Liberty Hall Capital Partners (“Liberty Hall”),
a private equity firm focused exclusively on investments in businesses
serving the global aerospace and defense industry, announced today the
acquisition of Accrofab Limited (“Accrofab”), a leading supplier of
complex fabricated and machined engine bracketry for the global
aerospace industry, by Bromford Industries (“Bromford”), a leading
supplier of complex, close tolerance engine components, fabrications and
assemblies for the global aerospace and power generation industries.
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Bromford was acquired in March 2016 by Liberty Hall
to serve as the foundational asset for the firm’s strategy to build a
diversified engine component supplier through organic investments and
strategic acquisitions. Accrofab represents Bromford’s second
acquisition following the strategic acquisition of AeroCision LLC in March 2018.
“The addition of Accrofab brings new and complementary aerospace
fabrication capabilities to Bromford and advances our strategic position
with key customers on target engine platforms,” said Rowan Taylor, Liberty Hall’s founding and Managing Partner. “This acquisition is another key step in executing our strategic vision for Bromford.”
“Accrofab is a trusted partner in the introduction of hundreds of complex, new parts each year and has proven capabilities and expertise when it comes to providing a comprehensive fabrication solution,” said Jack Nadal, Partner, Liberty Hall.? “We are excited to leverage Bromford’s existing capabilities, customer relationships, geographic reach andworld class leadership team to realize new opportunities for Accrofab.”
Founded in 1977, Accrofab is a leading supplier of complex fabricated
and machined engine bracketry for the global aerospace industry. The
company supplies several leading aerospace engine platforms, including
the Trent 1000 TEN, Trent XWB, Trent 7000 and BR7000NG, and its top
customers include Rolls Royce and PattonAir. Accrofab operates a single
facility located in Derby, United Kingdom.
Bromford’s CEO, Gary Lowe, commented:
“Accrofab shares our vision and commitment to unparalleled quality and
customer service and we are pleased to integrate Accrofab into Bromford,
providing our global customers with enhanced capabilities for new
product introduction and strengthening our existing strategic
Financing for the acquisition was provided by Citizens Bank, CIT Bank and Beechbrook Capital. Legal advice to Bromford and Liberty Hall was provided by Gibson Dunn & Crutcher.
Accrofab’s selling shareholders were advised by ProVantage Corporate
Finance. Legal advice was provided by Flint Bishop and Geldards.
About Liberty Hall Capital Partners Liberty
Hall Capital Partners is a private equity firm focused exclusively on
investments in businesses serving the global aerospace and defense
industry. Liberty Hall’s principals have a 25-plus year history of working together and have led the investment of over $2.5 billion
in equity capital in over 25 businesses serving multiple segments of
the aerospace and defense industry and complementary industrial end
markets. Liberty Hall develops actionable
investment strategies for attractive segments of the aerospace and
defense industry and then partners with entrepreneurs and management
teams to acquire leading businesses serving these segments and, together
with them, develops sound, long-term strategic plans to build these
businesses through a combination of strategic investments and strategic
acquisitions. For more information, please visit http://www.libertyhallcapital.com/.
About Bromford Industries Bromford Industries
Limited is a leading supplier of complex, close tolerance engine
components, fabrications and assemblies for the global aerospace and
power generation industries. Bromford’s multiple and highly
complementary capabilities allow the delivery of products to customers
with optimal cost, quality and delivery. Based in Birmingham with additional facilities located in Alcester, Derby and Leicester, UK, Chester, USA and Bangalore, India,
Bromford is currently executing a strategic plan to build its business
through strategic investments in further capabilities, customers and
platforms. For more information, please visit http://www.bromfordindustries.co.uk/.
WASHINGTON U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $495 million in airport infrastructure grants, the second allotment of the total $3.18 billion in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding for airports across the United States.
This significant investment in airport
improvements in South Carolina will fund construction and rehabilitation
projects that will help maintain high levels of safety in U.S.
aviation, said U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L.
Grant awards include:
Anderson Regional Airport in Anderson, SC, $650,000 grant funds will be used to update the Airport Master Plan and acquire an aircraft rescue and fire fighting vehicle.
Charleston AFB / International in Charleston, SC, $12.2 million grant funds will be used to improve the airport access roads.
Charleston Executive Airport in Charleston, SC, $2.2 million grant funds will be used to rehabilitate the airports runway and taxiway lighting.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Faison Field in Mount Pleasant, SC, $203,000 grant funds will be used to construct a building.
Oconee County Regional Airport in Seneca, SC, $1.2 million grant funds will be used to remove obstructions.
A total of 358 grants to 327 airports around the country in 46 states and the Pacific Islands. Selected projects include runway reconstruction and rehabilitation, construction of firefighting facilities, and the maintenance of taxiways, aprons, and terminals. The construction and equipment supported by this funding increases the airports safety, emergency response capabilities, and capacity, and could support further economic growth and development within each airports region.
Airport infrastructure in the United States, with
3,332 airports and 5,000 paved runways, supports our economic
competitiveness and improves quality of life. According to the FAAs most
recent economic analysis, U.S. civil aviation accounts for $1.6
trillion in total economic activity and supports nearly 11 million jobs.
Under Secretary Chaos leadership, the Department is delivering AIP
investments for the American people, who depend on reliable
Airports can receive a certain amount of AIP
entitlement funding each year based on activity levels and project
needs. If their capital project needs exceed their available entitlement
funds, the FAA can supplement their entitlements with discretionary