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.

Volunteer: Cottontown Art Crawl

Cottontown/Bellevue Historic District1402 Confederate Ave, Columbia, SC, United States

Join COR at the Cottontown Art Crawl! Help collect visitor insights during 2-hour shifts. You'll ask simple questions and gather data at either the main stage on Sumter St or the Food Truck Court. Be part of an event that's grown from 19 to 190 artists in six years. Volunteer and support our vibrant art...

Activate at Bierkeller 

Bierkeller Brewing Company600 Canalside St Suite 1009, Columbia, SC, United States

Join us for an after work happy hour at Bierkeller Brewing Company. Get connected with COR as we kick off the new year with our first Activate! Activate is an open opportunity for networking across the Columbia region for all ages and professions. REGISTER HERE.

Volunteer: St. Pat’s in Five Points

Harden St

It's a lucky day to volunteer at St. Pat's in Five Points! Volunteers will receive complimentary admission to the festival and a festival t-shirt. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals who need volunteer hours for their Time to Give auction item. Sign up HERE.

COR Connections: Elevate Midlands

USC Alumni Center900 Senate Street, Columbia, SC, United States

Join the COR board of directors, COR members and some of the Columbia region's biggest movers and shakers as the Competitiveness Council unveils the new Elevate Midlands report. This annual report serves as a roadmap for next steps to improve talent retention, promote entrepreneurship, enhance economic development, and provide access to our region’s greatest assets. It will provide...

COR Connections: Iron Hill Percent Night

Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant945 Sabal St, Columbia, SC, United States

Hang out with COR at Iron Hill Brewery where 20% of all food & non-alcoholic drink sales will be donated to our nonprofit! All you have to do is mention the digital flyer below to your server or bartender, and COR will receive a portion. Our board will have some tables reserved so come and...

Volunteer: Vista Alley Golf Fundraiser

Vista Alley711-819 Gervais St, Columbia, SC, United States

The Vista Neighborhood Association (VNA) and the Vista Guild (VG) are hosting the 2nd Annual Alley Golf Tournament in the Vista on Saturday, April 6, 2023, from 2pm to 7pm. As a volunteer, guide participants at mini-golf holes, explain rules, and track player's scores. Volunteers are allowed to order food and beverage during your shift. You...

Volunteer: YESCarolina State Business Plan Competition

Wade Martin Building316 S Beltline Blvd, Columbia, SC, United States

Every year YEScarolina hosts a State Business Plan Competition, which is an exciting Shark Tank style event that features SC's top entrepreneurship students! This year's competition is being held on Apr. 26 at the Midlands Tech Beltline Campus. Volunteers are needed to assist in setting up each of the presentation rooms, setting up judging tables...

Crash Course Columbia

You won't want to miss our reimagined tour for #CrashCourseCola! Enjoy bites at new restaurants and experience a behind the scenes look at a fresh list of local hotspots. Click HERE to buy tickets.

COR Connections: Midlands Gives Celebration

Backstreets Grill2400 Devine St, Columbia, SC, United States

Meet us on the patio at Backstreets Grill for an evening of giving as we celebrate another year of "connecting Columbia"! Feel free to bring a friend to meet fellow members for an evening of networking, refreshments and an opportunity to take a complimentary professional headshot. Let's work together to reach our donation goal during...

Volunteer: Camp Cole

Camp Cole1571 Crossing Creek Road, Eastover, SC, United States

Looking for a meaningful way to make a difference? Join us for a volunteer opportunity at Camp Cole! Volunteers will focus on setting up the rooms in their new Southeastern Freight Lines Activities Center, moving furniture, stocking shelves, and organizing. This is a fantastic opportunity to give back to the community while also creating a...