March Big Splash

Mark Your Calendars! Wine For Water 2018 - April 18

Upcoming Events

March 6, noon-1pm
GCWA Education Committee Meeting (Forest Lake Presbyterian Church)

March 7, 3-4:30pm
GCWA Technical Committee Meeting (Owens Field Airport)

March 8, 4-6pm
GCWA Board Meeting (Owens Field Airport)

April 18
Wine For Water (The Hall at Senate's End)
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Eighth Annual
Wine For Water

Join Us Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 6-8:30pm
for the 8th Annual Wine For Water!
The Hall at Senate’s End, 320 Senate Street

It's time again to celebrate Earth Day, and enjoy great wine and food, and a silent auction! Join the Gills Creek Watershed Association, and the Rocky Branch and Smith Branch Watershed Alliances to support our vision for the streams and rivers that we have pledged to restore and preserve! Enjoy food from local restaurants, wines from around the world, and great deals at the silent auction from local donors. Make a toast to Earth Day from the deck along the Congaree River, and support healthy waterways!

All proceeds from this event will benefit the annual operations of the Gills Creek Watershed Association, and Sustainable Midlands, the parent organization of The Rocky Branch Watershed Alliance and The Smith Branch Watershed Alliance.

Thanks to our currrent sponsors: Edens, Bottles, McCormick Taylor, BB&T, First Citizens Bank, Kimley Horn, Kleinschmidt Group, and South State Bank. Sponsorship opportunities are available!

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Zoning and Land Development Regulations Rewrites

The City of Columbia and Richland County have gathered extensive community input since 2014 to shape future growth. Now the City and County are each undertaking the next step – rewriting their respective zoning ordinances and land development regulations. Help shape future development in the city and county. Read the proposed documents and submit your comments online at We Plan Together.

Stormwater Pond Management Conference

The 2018 Midlands Conference will provide the latest information, resources, and tools on stormwater pond management for the pond owner or professional managers. The conference will be held on March 13, 8:30am at Midlands Technical College Northeast Campus. There is a $40 fee for the program, but complimentary registration will be offered to 20 HOA representatives in the Midlands area. Limit two registrations per HOA. Email Karen Jackson if you are interested in taking advantage of this opportunity!

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New and Returning Members

Thank you to our new and returning Gills Creek Watershed Association Members!
  • Bay Blossom Garden Club
  • Bart Gilbert
  • John Mood
  • Andrew Saleeby
  • Catherine V. Reed
  • Noel and Linda Morphis (Member since 2012)
  • Ted Riley
  • Rebecca G. Leach
  • Jim Hutto (Member since 2014)
  • Judy and Thad Timmons (Member since 2009)
  • Robert Weyeneth (Member since 2015)
  • Janie Kronk (Member since 2016)
  • Gunars and Virginia Strazdins (Member since 2015)
  • JoAnne Day (Member since 2016)
  • Joan Watterson (Member since 2016)
  • Wendy Kaczmarek (Member since 2017)
Thank you for helping us achieve our mission of restoring and protecting Gills Creek Watershed.
The Gills Creek Watershed Association works to restore and protect Gills Creek and its tributaries through key public and private partnerships.
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