CENTRAL CAROLINA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION has opened nonprofit registration for Midlands Gives through Feb. 29. The 24-hour Midlands Gives local online giving challenge will be May 3. Register online midlandsgives.org. To learn more, visit yourfoundation.org, email email@example.com or call (803) 254-5601.
HAVANA NIGHTS will be 7-10 p.m. Jan. 30, 300 Senate St. The event, which benefits Family Promise of the Midlands, will feature live music, dancing, an open bar, hors d’oeuvres, a cigar patio and a silent auction. Tickets are $75 per person or $125 per couple. Find out more information at familypromisemidlands.org.
RED SHOE RUN will be 8 a.m. Jan. 23 at hand Middle School, 2600 Wheat St. Event will benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Columbia. Registration ranges from $25-$35. Register at rmhcofcolumbia.org/RedShoeRun.
HISTORIC COLUMBIA is looking for volunteers willing to donate nine or more hours a month. Volunteer opportunities include giving tours, museum maintenance, gardening, administrative work and helping with educational programs. (803) 252-1770, ext. 24, firstname.lastname@example.org or historiccolumbia.org
SALVATION ARMY OF THE MIDLANDS will host an Introduction to The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services Course 10 a.m. Jan. 23, 3024 Farrow Road. The course will include lessons on how to prepare and equip themselves for disaster deployment and the Salvation Army’s mission and history. To register, visit disaster.salvationarmyusa.org/training/?classes.
SUNSET FELINES is in need of people to spare an hour a week (mornings or late afternoons, weekdays and weekends) to assist with feeding of cat colonies in Lexington County. Ideal for retirees or those with flexible schedules. Also need foster homes, both short and long term; plus plenty of adoptable cats. (803) 794-5686 or email email@example.com
COLUMBIA AND LEXINGTON ANIMAL SERVICES will hold New Year pet adoption specials the month of January at their locations, 127 Humane Lane and 321 Ball Park Road, Lexington. Adoptions and reclaiming lost pets will cost $40. All adoption feeds include spay/neuter, microchip, feline leukemia/heartworm tests, initial vaccines and deworming. Columbia Animal Services’ number is (803) 776-7387 Lexington Animal Services number is (803) 785-8149
PALMETTO HEALTH is offering free health screenings in 2016 for individuals who qualify based on age and risk. Prostate cancer and diabetes screenings will be 11 a.m.-1 p.m. every Thursday at the Office of Community Health in the basement level of Palmetto Health Baptist, 1501 Sumter St. Breast. Cervical cancer screenings will be 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 8 a.m.-noon the second Saturdays of the month at Palmetto Health Women’s Center, 1801 Sunset Drive. Prostate cancer, including prostate specific antigen and digital rectal exams, 5:30-7 p.m. the fourth Tuesdays of the month at Cancer Health Initiative Men’s Clinic, 1801 Sunset Drive. Find out more (803) 296-3070 or palmettohealth.org/communityhealth.