Post Tagged with: "Charleston Animal Society"

Happy Fourth of July!

GOOD NEWS:  Be careful with pets, fireworks on the Fourth

Staff reports  |  The Fourth of July can be a lot of fun for people, but scary for pets.  With that in mind, the Charleston Animal Society reminds us that the holiday is the most dangerous day of the year for pets because fireworks often scare them, causing them to run away and get lost.

by · 07/03/2017 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs
GOOD NEWS:  Big bucks awarded for No Kill South Carolina

GOOD NEWS:  Big bucks awarded for No Kill South Carolina

Staff reports  |  The Petco Foundation on Saturday awarded a $400,000 grant to the Charleston Animal Society to fund the organization’s effort to try to save every healthy and treatable animal in the Palmetto State.

The funding by the Petco Foundation, which help the Charleston Animal Society launch the No Kill South Carolina (NKSC) program earlier, will help it bring together 350 rescue organizations across South Carolina with funding over the next two years.

by · 06/26/2017 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs
GOOD NEWS:  Congratulations to area graduates

GOOD NEWS: Congratulations to area graduates

Staff reports | Graduates of area colleges tossed their hats into the air over the weekend as they celebrated hard work hitting the books. Pictured above is Sarah Anne Dumont, one of 657 graduates of Charleston Southern University. That was the school’s largest graduation since its founding in 1964.

by · 05/08/2017 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs
PHOTO ESSAY:  Montessori students give big to Charleston Animal Society

PHOTO ESSAY: Montessori students give big to Charleston Animal Society

If you want proof positive that reading can pay off, just talk to the Charleston Animal Society which last week received a $6938.35 contribution generated by a read-a-thon by elementary students at Charles Towne Montessori in West Ashley.

Each spring, the school, the only internationally-accredited Montessori school in the state, asks student teams to develop a class project. About eight teams of students pick different nonprofits they want to help and follow-up with a research-packed presentation. The class then votes on which charity to support.

Then the students solicit donations from family members, friends and neighbors to sponsor how much they read on a special day of reading at the school. (We’ve learned long ago, thanks to picture books, that it is best to sponsor a set amount, such as $30, instead of a per-page fee.)

by · 04/03/2017 · Comments are Disabled · Photo Essay, Photos
GOOD NEWS:   Three meetings set this month to discuss new preliminary flood maps

GOOD NEWS: Three meetings set this month to discuss new preliminary flood maps

Staff reports | Charleston County residents will have the opportunity to view new preliminary flood maps and ask questions about potential impacts to their property in meetings this month in North Charleston, Charleston and Mount Pleasant.

If new flood maps show your property to be higher than current maps, your flood insurance rates could go down.

by · 03/06/2017 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs
GOOD NEWS:  Chamber, Be a Mentor are partnering to help future leaders

GOOD NEWS: Chamber, Be a Mentor are partnering to help future leaders

Staff reports | Charleston Young Professionals, a division of the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, is partnering with Be A Mentor, a nonprofit organization headquartered in North Charleston, to encourage young professionals’ involvement in the development of our region’s future leaders.

Also in Good News: Mount Pleasant’s new library; Remembering the late Sen. Clementa Pinckney; RiverDogs and reading; Romantic garden walk at Magnolia Plantation; Crafts deadline; Charleston Animal Society grant; Lowcountry AIDS grant.

GOOD NEWS:  Chase After a Cure donates $100,000 to MUSC

GOOD NEWS: Chase After a Cure donates $100,000 to MUSC

Staff reports | Chase After a Cure presented a check for $100,000 to pediatric oncologist Dr. Jacqueline Kraveka and her team at the Medical University of South Carolina Children’s Hospital on Sept. 26. Each September during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, the local organization presents MUSC with a check for money raised over the course of the last year to support pediatric cancer research.

by · 10/03/2016 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs
Gumby and North Charleston Firefighter Adam Craft

GOOD NEWS: Homeless hound on new firefighter calendar

Staff reports | Gumby the Hound is a one-of-a-kind dog who has won the hearts of Charleston Animal Society staff – and will soon appear in its 2017 Firefighter Calendar! On 11 occasions, families tried to adopt this sweet, loving hound, but 11 times, he would hop a fence, open a latch, and, somehow, run back to Charleston Animal Society.

by · 08/29/2016 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs
FEEDBACK:  Elmore is a hero among us

FEEDBACK: Elmore is a hero among us

Kay Chandler, Mount Pleasant on a hero: “His name is Joe Elmore of the Charleston Animal Society. His article on the carriage trade industry told in depth of the serious and sad conditions the animals face daily. I was born in Charleston and grew up downtown where we would see a real carriage with a few tourists or a bride and groom riding around the Battery.”

by · 08/15/2016 · Comments are Disabled · Feedback
FOCUS: The dilemma over carriage horses and the need for reform

FOCUS: The dilemma over carriage horses and the need for reform

By Joe Elmore, Charleston Animal Society | For over 142 years, Charleston Animal Society’s mission of preventing cruelty to animals has not changed. The organization was established by leading Charlestonians to be the protective voice for equines and other animals.

Today in downtown Charleston where the Animal Society was established as the first animal organization in South Carolina and one of the oldest in the nation, equines do not fare better due to an outdated and ineffective system of regulations governing what is commonly known as the carriage horse industry.

by · 08/08/2016 · 2 comments · Focus, Good news