Wednesday, October 26, 2016

COG Staff Community Outreach

Santee-Lynches RCOG staff collected and delivered canned goods to Clarendon County United Ministries as part of our quarterly community outreach. The goods will help families who are in need or have been displaced by Hurricane Matthew. Thank you to COG board members Dwight Stewart and Mayor Julia Nelson for their assistance in delivering these items. COG staff will be completing outreach projects quarterly for other communities in our region.

Monday, October 17, 2016

Shelf Stable Meals for Clarendon County

HHS staff coordinates with Clarendon County Emergency Management to obtain emergency meals for Seniors after Hurricane Matthew. On October 13, 2016 over 4,500 shelf stable meals were delivered to Manning Senior Center and will be provided to seniors throughout Clarendon County.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

American Red Cross Disaster Relief for the Summerton Community

In the days following Hurricane Matthew, many residents in Clarendon County were left without power. Santee-Lynches Health and Human Services staff assisted the American Red Cross with providing 125 hot meals to the Town of Summerton residents. Thanks to American Red Cross and our community partners for all they do to make our region a better place!

Santee-Lynches Incumbent Worker Training Assistance

The Santee-Lynches Workforce Development Area is excited to announce that funding is now available to help private sector employers train workers to keep businesses and workers competitive. For more information, see the information below or contact Esmonde Levy, Workforce Manager for Santee-Lynches Regional Council of Governments at

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Stronger Economies Together

The Santee-Lynches Regional Council of Governments is excited to be an active partner in the "Stronger Economies Together(SET)" program. SET is a regional economic development planning effort supported by USDA Rural Development, the Clemson Agribusiness Extension Program and South Carolina State University. In the coming weeks, two civic forums are scheduled to provide community members with a chance to engage in discussions and deliberations about the assets of local communities and the issues that are limiting their ability and that of the region to realize their full potential. All are welcome and encouraged to attend. To find out more, check out the press release below, visit the SET website, or contact Kyle Kelly at