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Life Care Center of Columbia offers breakfast to first responders

Members of the Richland County Sheriff’s Department and Columbia Fire Department

Life Care Center of Columbia, South Carolina, hosted its annual First Responders Appreciation Breakfast on Sept. 8, 2017, and more than 45 individuals answered the call.

Local police, firefighters and EMS workers were invited to drop in for a free hot breakfast to honor their dedication, sacrifice and service to the community....

Life Care Center of Columbia hosts 37 hurricane evacuees

Life Care Center of Columbia associates prepare to greet evacuees.

As Hurricane Irma roared toward Florida, Georgia, Alabama and South Carolina, Life Care Center of Columbia, South Carolina, took in 37 hurricane evacuees.

The residents from Life Care Center of Hilton Head, South Carolina, arrived on Friday, Sept. 8, along with several associates....

Life Care Center of Columbia hosts First Responders Breakfast

Sheriff’s office deputies enjoy their breakfast. Photo courtesy of the Richland County Sheriff’s Office.

On Sept. 9, 2016, Life Care Center of Columbia, South Carolina, served a special breakfast for local first responders.

Approximately 30 firefighters, police and EMTs attended throughout the morning. Associates served them shrimp and grits, bacon, sausage, potato and sausage casserole, eggs, fruit and pastries.

Life Care Center of Columbia hosting hurricane evacuees

Buses at Life Care Center of Columbia

On Oct. 6, Life Care Center of Columbia, South Carolina, led by Executive Director Tina Skinner, took in 81 evacuees from Hurricane Matthew.

Life Care Centers of America, the center’s parent company, runs two other skilled nursing and rehab centers in South Carolina, which were under the state’s mandatory evacuation orders. Life Care Center of Columbia is hosting 77 residents from Life Care Center of Charleston and four from Life Care Center of Hilton Head.

B-ball stars grace Life Care Center of Columbia breast cancer event

Dana Tucker, business development director, with Sheila Foster, all-time leading scorer for USC’s women’s basketball team

On Aug. 19, 2016, Life Care Center of Columbia, South Carolina, hosted a community fundraiser for breast cancer featuring two South Carolina basketball celebrities.    

Titled “Ballin’ for a Cause: The Drive to Defeat Breast Cancer,” the event raised funds for Palmetto Health Breast Center and the Palmetto Health Foundation. The guests of honor, Sheila Foster and Herbert Lee Davis, signed autographs and took photos with fans.

Columbia hosts breast cancer fundraiser with celebrity athletes

Bill Coury, Blue Ridge Region vice president, holds George Rogers’ Heisman Trophy, while Rogers smiles. Photo by Angela Laubshire.

On Aug. 13, 2015, Life Care Center of Columbia, South Carolina, tackled, sacked and kicked the rear end of breast cancer – all to win the battle against this pervasive, dreaded disease!

The Fall and Football Kickoff and Tailgate featured some of South Carolina’s most notable athletes, drawing attention to a cause that adversely affects 1 in 8 U.S. women.