Entries by Sally Nichols

The Future of Business: FCCF’s Annual Business Competition

Sally Nichols, Social Media Coordinator June 19, 2017 DUE WEST – On May 2, 2017, the Freshwater Coast Community Foundation (FCCF) and Erskine College were proud to host the second annual Business Plan Competition. During this competition, students from various local high schools gathered at Erskine’s campus to present innovative entrepreneurial proposals in PowerPoint presentations […]

FCCF Business Plan Competition

Sally Caldwell, Communications Coordinator April 20, 2016 DUE WEST — On May 9, 2016, Erskine College and the Freshwater Coast Community Foundation (FCCF) are proud to host their first ever Business Plan Competition at Erskine College. During this competition, students from various high schools will present innovative entrepreneurial ideas in a PowerPoint presentation to a […]

Interns Making an Impact

Sally Caldwell, Communications Coordinator January 8, 2016 ABBEVILLE— The Freshwater Coast Community Foundation (FCCF) is proud to have funded the internships of multiple college students, from English majors to agriculture and business majors. The goal of the these internships is not only to further the work that the FCCF is accomplishing, but also to personally […]

Farm Business Workshops in 2016

Sally Caldwell, Communications Coordinator December 8, 2015 ABBEVILLE — The Freshwater Community Coast Foundation (FCCF) is excited to teach a series of training workshops for farmers throughout the year 2016. These workshops will give farmers the opportunity to learn more about production systems, marketing strategies, record-keeping, organic production, and more. Each class will teach a […]

Let’s Talk About It: A Community that Grows Together…

Sally Caldwell, Communications Coordinator August 12, 2015 A Community that Grows Together… Ripe tomatoes, sweet strawberries, fresh corn on the cob, southern okra, butter beans, and juicy watermelon are just some of the fresh farm produce being grown in Abbeville County’s backyard. Are you hungry yet? Produce is not just for the cold section in […]

Let’s Talk About It: The Patchwork of a County

Sally Caldwell, Communications Coordinator August 12, 2015 Specifically designed, painstakingly stitched, and frequently overlooked, quilts are more than just the old cozy blanket thrown across an easy chair that provides warmth in the cold winter months. Here in McCormick, South Carolina, quilts are inspiration for art, memory, and tourism.   When the McCormick County Quilt […]

Due West Chamber of Commerce Meeting

Sally Caldwell, Communications Coordinator August 11, 2015 DUE WEST — Last week, a meeting was held at the Renaissance in Due West to discuss  how the Freshwater Coast Community Foundation (FCCF) can strategize to enhance the town’s community, agriculture, and small businesses. The meeting began with discussion about what the FCCF is accomplishing through the […]