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The South Carolina Chapter of the Appraisal Institute has elected Joseph B. Woods Jr., SRA, as president and Kristina McIntyre, MAI, as secretary of the 2013 Board of Directors.
Collins & Lacy PC Managing Partner Ellen Adams has received certification as a South Carolina Circuit Court Mediator from the South Carolina Supreme Court’s Board of Arbitration and Mediator Certification.
Several individuals and businesses received Midlands Green Awards from Keep the Midlands Beautiful. Award winners include Tomato Palms, the Green Small Business Award; Arbor Day Committee, the Green Non-Profit Award; The University of South Carolina Housing/Sustainable Carolina, the Green Neighborhood/Community Group Award; The Mungo Company, the Green large Business Award; Summer Celebration of Water, the Green Event Award; Rep. Chip Huggins, the Green Elected Official Award; Resident Deputy David Nieves, the Green Law Enforcement Officer of the Year; and Jeremy Grant, 2012 Volunteer of the Year.
Mayor Steve Benjamin and the Columbia City Council has presented the Columbia-Richland Communications Center with the 2012 South Carolina Emergency Communications Center of the Year Award.