Monthly Archives: July 2013

Jenga, Anyone?

Today’s blog post comes from Jill Lawson, our crisis and transitions counselor. How often does your family get together and play board games? At Palmetto Place, we get creative in using fun games to also teach life skills. And believe it or not, recognizing emotions and feelings is an important life skill. Here’s how we… Read more »


I love late summer. I loved it even more when I was a kid, though, because it meant the heat was about to subside (finally). It meant it was almost time to go back to school–and yes, I was the kind of kid who loved school. It also meant I got all sorts of fun new outfits,… Read more »

Cops for Kids

The Chapin Police Department is hosting a “Cops for Kids” fundraising event at Vella’s of Chapin on July 26th, 6-8pm. Chapin Police Officers and Police Explorers will be waiting tables and taking donations to benefit Palmetto Place Children’s Shelter. For more information, see the event flier.

DiVas and DONS in Denim Jean Drive

Nurse DiVas and Nurse DONS are hosting a Jean Drive to benefit Palmetto Place Children’s Shelter. The event will be held on July 27th from 7:30 pm -1:00 am at Main Event Fitness Center (201 Columbia Mall Boulevard, Suite 169, Columbia, SC 29223). Tickets are $25/person or $40/couple. Event features an all you can eat… Read more »