EGS supported the Aiken Center for the Arts “Arts Alive” on August 25, 2018. EGSs Director of Business Development, Byron Bush, is an ACA Board Member and was the events emcee. “Arts Alive” was the ACA end of the summer program for summer program participants to showcase their skills and some of what they learned. The Aiken Center for the Arts offers a multitude of outreach and awareness programs including opportunities for children and adults; juried shows, competitions, lectures, and instruction, and a variety of concert, events, music, dance, film, and other performing arts; as well as a Gallery Store where local artisans offer their original work for sale. Year-round exhibits feature artists from around the world, with an emphasis on local and regional talent of the South.
EGS has been supporting the Dianne Shaddox Foundation for Essential Tremor. Essential Tremor is the largest movement disorder in the world effecting over 42 million people. The City of Aiken has proclaimed March as Essential Tremor Month. We thank Dianne Shaddox and Randy Miles for all they do to spread awareness and find a cure for Essential Tremor, and thank Mayor Rick Osbon and the City of Aiken for their support and hard work. Find out more about Essential Tremor and how to support, click here.
EGS helped sponsor and judge the 2018 Future Cities Competition at USCA. Future City Competition is a national competition in the United States that focuses on improving students’ math, engineering, and science skills. The program is open to students in the 6th, 7th, and 8th grades. EGS in partnership with the Savannah River Leadership Association (SRSLA) has supported the Future Cities Competition since 2015.
EGS adopted two Children’s Place families and provided needed and requested supplies for both families during the holidays. Children’s Place mission is to protect, heal, and strengthen children and families from the impact of trauma in their livers through education, treatment, and preventions services. Connecting and Empowering is part of EGS’s mission, and it was a pleasure connecting with and giving back to families at Children’s Place.