Updates from Charleston's Business & Neighborhood Services
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September 10, 2021
Here's what's up in the city, courtesy of Business & Neighborhood Services.
COVID-19 Updates
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City of Charleston COVID-19 Updates

Reminder: You Still Need a Flu Shot!

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South Carolina hospitals are seeing an increase in the number of children hospitalized due to COVID-19. Read the Post and Courier article here.
City of Charleston Updates
Reminder: Second Sunday will be returning to King Street this Sunday, September 12 from 1-5 PM. The street will be closed to vehicular traffic between Queen and Calhoun Streets. 
City Weekly Public Meeting Schedule
Check Out the City of Charleston's Fall Recreation Guide
West Ashley's Ardmore Neighborhood Getting Makeover Thanks to City, Clemson
Hispanic Heritage Month Events from the Latinx Advisory Council & Office of Cultural Affairs
Landlord Engagement Information Session, 9/22 at 3 PM
Check Out the City's Hurricane Resource Page
Phase One of Preserving St. Julian Devine Smokestacks Begins
City is Working to Redevelop the Old West Ashley Piggly Wiggly Site
Coffee With the Mayor Thursday, September 16
This affordable unit was built by the Palmetto Community Land Trust, which is a program of the Charleston Redevelopment Corporation (CRC). The CRC receives grant funds from the City of Charleston to build affordable homes.
Capital Projects Updates
Carr-Richardson Park (West Ashley)
Fire Station No. 11 (West Ashley)
Structural Retrofit of Fire Station No. 6 (Peninsula)
International African American History Museum
Trolley Barn Parking Lot (Peninsula)
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CFD Weekly Safety Tip
When you drive into floodwaters, you’re not only putting your own life at risk, but also the lives of the rescuers. It’s far better to be late to work or to an appointment and remain safe than to take a risk and possibly lose your life. Turn Around Don’t Drown!
Business News
How to Win the Contract Webinar Series: 
The How to Win the Contract webinar series is hosted by the City of Charleston’s M&WBE Office. The webinars are hosted every Wednesday night from 6 - 7 PM from September 8th - 29th. The webinar series schedule includes:
  • September 15 - SBA Federal Contracting 101
  • September 22 - Understanding the Scope & Winning the Contract
  • September 29 - Got the Contract, Now What?
Webinars are free and registration is required. Register here!
SCORE & CLIMBFund How To Fund Your Business Webinar
Charleston Restaurant Week September 9 -19!
BCDCOG CARES: Revolving Loan Funds 
Which Social Media Channels See the Most ROI?
Charleston Metro Chamber: Diversity Dialogue 
2nd Sunday Returns to King Street!

Register for SBA’s Virtual Summit on September 13-15 during National Small Business Week. The event will feature presentations by business experts, mentoring, and virtual networking.

Community Events & Updates
Philips Community Designated Historic District
Gibbes Fielding Submissions for Society 1858 Prize for Southern Art
Join MUSC Sustainability and CARTA for Updates on Public Transport in Charleston
Check Out the I-526 Extension Project Overview and Comment
Sign Up for Alpha Phi Alpha's Virtual 5K Run/Walk for Sickle Cell Anemia Awareness
Read About the Upcoming Azalea Drive Bike Lane Improvements
CCPL and the Lowcountry Food Bank are Offering Free Healthy Afterschool Snacks
Hey, Charleston! is compiled by Christina Auth, Project Coordinator, and Charlton Brownell, Project Assistant, in the Business & Neighborhood Services Division in the City of Charleston. 
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