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Lauren Brooks Johnson

March 2016
A fledgling nonprofit engages adults with special needs in activities centered around healthy living and creative self-...

February 2016
Hundreds of volunteers pay biweekly visits to 14 local schools, helping the nonprofit Reading Partners boost students’...

January 2016
Through art, yoga, music, and more, Respite Care Charleston cultivates feelings of pride and productivity in locals...

December 2015
Cheering for the RiverDogs isn’t the same without a bacon-wrapped corn dog—just one of the wild stadium offerings from...

December 2015
 Root Baking Co. is all about regional, sustainably farmed grains

December 2015
Begun five years ago by a local teen, Charleston Hope will deliver gifts to some 4,000 kids this Christmas

November 2015
A small company gives back in a big way—$2.4 million big

September 2015
Gone with the Wind’s Alicia Rhett continues to enliven her hometown’s art community through a generous endowmen

August 2015
One couple’s dedication to hand-crafting a nostalgic summer treat

June 2015
Local chefs are perking up plates with edible flowers, which add visual appeal and plenty of flavor, too

May 2015
Each Memorial Day, the Charleston Men’s Chorus honors fallen heroes with an always-sold-out Piccolo Spoleto concert

April 2015
The Bee Cause Project is busily installing hives (67 by spring’s end!) in schools and businesses here and beyond

February 2015
A free course at Trident Tech inspires disadvantaged locals with lessons in literature, history, and philosophy

October 2011
Keeper of the Wild founder Janet Kinser tends to the orphaned and injured creatures of the Lowcountry