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Saluda Hill Helps Cole’s Kids Paint Rocks for Epworth Children’s Home

This year, Epworth Children’s Home celebrated its 125th year of serving children who come from stressed family situations. On October 3rd, our Cole’s Kids members heard about Epworth from a representative from the organization, then they painted rocks that will go in Epworth’s new courtyard. This service-learning activity was made

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Suburban Propane Collaborates with Camp Cole Copy

“Suburban Propane Partners, L.P., a nationwide distributor of propane, renewable propane, fuel oil, and related products and services, has collaborated with Camp Cole, a Columbia area camp retreat facility, to provide a variety of adaptive sporting equipment.” Read More: https://www.thecolumbiastar.com/articles/suburban-propane-collaborates-with-camp-cole/

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Suburban Propane Collaborates with Camp Cole

“Suburban Propane Partners, L.P., a nationwide distributor of propane, renewable propane, fuel oil, and related products and services, has collaborated with Camp Cole, a Columbia area camp retreat facility, to provide a variety of adaptive sporting equipment.” Read More: https://www.thecolumbiastar.com/articles/suburban-propane-collaborates-with-camp-cole/

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Camp Cole Unveils New Statue in Memory of Camp’s Namesake

“The sculpture shows that Cole and his everlasting spirit shine a light on all of our past, present, and future campers who have experienced or will get to experience the beauty of Camp Cole,” said Margaret Deans Grantz, Camp Cole director of development and marketing.  Read More: https://www.coladaily.com/communities/columbia/camp-cole-unveils-new-statue-in-memory-of-camps-namesake/article_fcaae2aa-253f-11ec-b648-57f12db85087.html

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BlueCross BlueShield Highlights Camp Cole

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina stopped by our campus to take a look at how far we’ve come and learn about why we worked so hard to get here. Watch Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OyA6KkUu35Y

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SC Children’s Camp Receives Donation of 12 Noritz Tankless Water Heaters

Installed by Piedmont Plumbers Inc. (Lexington, SC), the dozen contributed tankless units—Models NR98 and EZTR50—were specified based on a peak usage by 200 occupants. Noritz Builder Sales Manager Beau McLeod and Regional Sales Manager Chris Martin assisted in the sizing of the system and in the procurement of the units

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Camp Cole, Designed for Children with Life Challenges, Opens Thursday

Camp Cole, located in the town of Hopkins in Richland County, is set to open Thursday. The camp is designed for children and teenagers who are facing serious illnesses and other physical, mental, and emotional health or life challenges. Founder and Executive Director, Kelsey Carter, and Co-Founder and Director of

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COLA Q+A with the women behind Camp Cole

“As we wrap up Women’s History Month, we wanted to share a Q+A we had with the women behind one of Columbia’s organizations — Camp Cole. As the team of local ladies gears up to welcome the first campers to the new facility (T-76 days away), we wanted to get to know them a little better.” Read More: https://colatoday.6amcity.com/cola-interview-camp-cole/

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Camp Cole Gears Up for Midlands Gives Day

“For us, Midlands Gives provides hope for our community members and it provides a way for them to get involved,” said Kelsey Carter with Camp Cole. “For them to give and make a meaningful gift.” Read More: https://issuu.com/columbiabuilders/docs/columbia_homes_spring_2021_final/s/11822898

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BIA Construction Team Recognized with Community Service Award

Members of the Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina were recognized with the REGAL Award for Community Service sponsored by The State newspaper. Camp Cole and the Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina have been working together to create a safe, accessible, and inspirational gathering place where groups

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Lexington Life Magazine Highlights Camp Cole: A Place to Shine

Cole Carter was 11 years old when he was diagnosed with cancer. His big sister Kelsey, Camp Cole Founder and Executive Director, then 13, watched as the lives of her family were turned upside down in an instant. Visitors are sure to witness the spirits of Cole and Stacy shining

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Jefferson Award Honorees Create Camp Honoring Loved Ones

“Kelsey Sawyer Carter is a big sister. A title she takes seriously, and one she will always hold even with the passing of her younger brother. In 2004, 11-year-old Cole lost his battle to cancer, but his story doesn’t end there.” Read More: https://wach.com/features/jefferson-awards/jefferson-award-honorees-create-a-place-for-cancer-patients-to-shine

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2020 Hearthstone Winner Michael Nieri Supports His Community in Any Way Possible

“The founder of Great Southern Homes may construct homes for his business, but builds up his community through his various charitable endeavors.” Including Camp Cole! Learn more about Nieri’s connection to Camp Cole: https://www.builderonline.com/design/awards/2020-hearthstone-winner-michael-nieri-supports-his-community-in-any-way-possible_o

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The Law Office of Kenneth Berger Donates to Camp Cole

“As a law firm that serves catastrophically injured people, we believe whole-heartedly in Camp Cole’s mission and vision and the good that it will bring to the Midlands and the state of South Carolina. We are excited to see the Sawyer and Fawcett families’ dream come to fruition when they

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Midlands Gives Spotlight: Camp Cole

In 2004, at the age of 11, Cole Sawyer lost his battle with cancer. Cole was an inspiration to those around him, and a huge fan of Carolina football. Some of Cole’s most cherished memories were at summer camp, where he could truly be a kid and connect with other

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Camp Cole on List of Developments Coming to Columbia in 2020

“Local nonprofit Camp Cole – a camp and retreat for children and adults with serious illnesses, disabilities and other challenges – announced they’ll break ground on a brand-new, $10 million state-of-the-art facility in April 2020. The Camp Cole campus, being built on 40 acres off Garners Ferry Rd., will have a medical facility, cafe, gym, swimming pool, amphitheater, enough cottages

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