There’s always a fun event coming up on COR’s calendar. COR hosts networking and social events throughout the year to help you continue to grow personally and professionally. In addition to our annual signature event Time to Give, we regularly host Table for Six, Activate, and Connect events. Volunteer opportunities are also ongoing and year-round ways to be involved in the community.

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Capture Columbia Summer 2023 Program

June 21 @ 6:00 pm - July 19 @ 8:00 pm

Are you interested in learning about the various industries of Columbia through exploration, service, and networking? Capture Columbia is a FREE talent retention program for college-age students in the greater Columbia region. The program consists of four events, weekly, that provide opportunities to connect attendees to the community and jumpstart their careers locally.


Capture Columbia Summer 2023 will consist of four events on Wednesdays from 6-8PM from June 21–July 19. Each event will feature speakers on professional development and on the Midlands community, networking/social time and uniquely Columbian locations and best of all, it is free for students. Registration is now open at


Event Schedule

  • Main Street Mingle Kickoff, June 21 – Starting on Boyd Plaza, participants will engage in a walking tour of the Main Street District, meeting business owners and exploring historic sites of one of Columbia’s highest growth areas.
  • Behind-the-Scenes (BTS) with BullStreet and the Columbia Fireflies, June 28 – Kickoff at Segra Park with city leaders for an exclusive update on burgeoning developments within the BullStreet District. Refreshments will be provided along with behind-the-scenes access to the Columbia Fireflies, followed by a Fireflies game.
  • WeCo Walkabout, July 12 – Meet the people behind the restoration, upkeep and development progress happening across the region’s three rivers. Learn how to access our rivers as we walk through the growing river district and West Columbia.
  • Capture Columbia Celebration, July 19 – Celebrate the completion of the Capture Columbia program with influential leaders from across the region at the Boyd Foundation Innovation Center.


Presented by Columbia Opportunity Resource (COR) and the Midlands Business Leadership Group


June 21 @ 6:00 pm
July 19 @ 8:00 pm