June 21, 2014

Go Columbia: On the horizon, June 21

E-WASTE RECYCLING: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at Chapin Baptist Church, 950 Old Lexington Highway, Chapin. Open to Lexington and Richland county residents, the event is sponsored by Keep the Midlands Beautiful, Pratt Recycling and YP Cares. Electronics accepted include computers (laptops, monitors, CPUs, keyboards, printers, scanners), TVs, copiers, VCR and DVD players, fax machines, telephone systems, cell phones, household electronics (stereos, radios, PDAs and electronic game systems). No refrigeration units or appliances that contain freon. Gently worn shoes will be collected for distribution to microenterprise partners through Funds2Orgs and used in developing nations for impoverished people to start, maintain and grow a business opportunity to feed, clothe and house their families. (803) 733-1139; keepthemidlandsbeautiful.org

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