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Preparedness for Hurricane Matthew Update – Thursday

Evacuations continue according to Gov. Nikki Haley. More evacuations are scheduled for today. The Hurricane is is strengthening and returning to a category 4 along Florida’s coast. During her press conference we were cautioned not to draw a straight line between the points on the map above, rather to realize there will be an arc that will come closer to our coastline. Conditions will worsen for South Carolina beginning Friday night and be strong through Saturday night. Along the coast Hurricane force winds will be felt with tropical storm force winds reach further inland for a period of 18-24 hours. There is a threat of heavy rainfall. The forecast at this time is calling for 8-14 inches of rain with locally higher amounts. The rain is a major concern. It may reach levels similar to last year’s floods. Damage to trees and houses are expected to be extensive. The Storm surges are expected to come much further inland than what many people might expect. “As of 6:00 a.m. 175,000 people have evacuated and that’s not enough,” Haley said.

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Weather Update: Hurricane Matthew

Today is the one year anniversary of the #SCFlood. Please pray for those still recovering and for those currently suffering from flooding, especially our friends in Haiti. We pray for those in impending danger from Hurricane Matthew.

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Coming in 2017: A New Way to Deliver Health Benefits

Portico is taking its next wellness reformation step – introducing Care Coordinators to help ELCA-Primary health plan members navigate the complicated health care landscape and purchase care with an eye to both quality and cost. This innovation is helping Portico keep the 2017 ELCA-Primary baseline health contribution increase the lowest in four years.

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Sundays at Lowman Concert Series: October 2016

By Ashley Lucas, The Heritage at Lowman Join us, Sunday October 9, 2016 for an afternoon of music. Performing will be Alan Weinberg on the piano and Ashley Horvat on violin. Alan Weinberg, Professor of Music at Columbia College, Columbia, South Carolina, is a native...

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Operation InAsMuch 2017

Operation InAsMuch will be held April 1, 2017.

Since it falls on April Fool’s Day, this year’s theme will be “Be A Fool for Christ! Make a difference in your community.”

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