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Posted: April 12, 2017 - 6:34pm

Student artwork will be on display

The center is housed in the North Augusta Municipal Center, 100 Georgia Ave. It is open the first Sunday of each month and will be open Sunday, May 7, from 1-3 p.m.

The art show, sponsored by the North Augusta Cultural Arts Council, will kick off with a free, public reception May 2 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Participating schools are Belvedere, Hammond Hill, Mossy Creek and North Augusta elementary schools; Paul Knox and North Augusta middle schools; and North Augusta High School.

"We are very proud to sponsor this annual event showcasing local student talent," said Heather Hargrove, a member of the Arts Council.

"It is an honor for these students to be included in the show, and their enthusiasm as their artwork is on display in second to none. Please come help us support their talent and initiative."

For more information, visit naartscouncil.com.

Career Fair planned today at Aiken Tech

Aiken Technical College will have its annual Career Fair on Wednesday, April 12, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Student Activities Center gymnasium. This event is free and open to the public.

Employers from around the region will share information about their companies and job opportunities. Attendees are encouraged to bring several copies of their resumes.

For more information about the Career Fair, contact Kathryn Fowler, director of career services, at (803) 508-7381 or fowlerkf@atc.edu.

SRR adds $10,000 to its United Way gift

Savannah River Remediation added $10,000 to its donation to the United Way of the Central Savannah River Area 2016 campaign, which came up short of its $3.5 million goal.

At the United Way's annual meeting last month, representatives from the organization announced the grand total of $3,312,613 raised for the 2016 campaign. At the meeting, SRR was recognized for raising more than $100,000 toward the campaign.

Each year, SRR completes a United Way Employee Campaign to benefit United Way agencies in the area. SRR raised $300,923 during the 2016 campaign, and $100,650 of the campaign total was designated to the United Way of the CSRA.

SRNS honored with state safety awards

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions was presented awards from the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce for safety performance excellence at a banquet held in Columbia on March 30.

SRNS' Operations and Construction divisions were recognized for their commitment to conducting work safely during calendar year 2016. For a large company that conducts highly technical and hazardous work, the SRNS safety performance is considered to be "world class" based on industry standards.

Combined, the SRNS' Operations and Construction divisions worked more than 9.7 million hours during the calendar year with two injuries that required a day away from work in the operations division, while the construction division completed the year without a single lost-time injury.

Women's group plans antique dinner event

Aiken Women's Connection, in affiliation with Stonecroft, will hold its dinner event, "Vintage Trinkets & Treasures," on Friday, April 21, from 6-8 p.m. at Woodside Plantation Country Club.

Prepaid cost is $25 per person, all inclusive. Reservations are due by April 17.

Tickets also are available online at eventbrite.com. https://vintage-trinkets-treasures.eventbrite.com./

For more information, call (803) 649-7336.

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