Columbia Real Estate Update 7-14-2011
TODAY'S HEADLINES / JULY 14, 2011
The global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company says it will acquire Duck Creek Technologies, a Columbia-based company that specializes in software for the property and casualty insurance industry. Terms were not disclosed.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has given $3.6 million to the Columbia Housing Authority to upgrade and repair public housing units. Overall, S.C. public housing authorities received $23.6 million from the federal agency.
Collins & Lacy attorney Jack D. Griffeth has been named president-elect of the S.C. Bar Foundation board. He began his term July 1. The foundation is the philanthropic arm of the bar.
The county’s Solid Waste Department is offering residents a way to be rid of unwanted junk by hosting an electronic recycling and document shredding event on July 30 at Bible Way Church.
Insurance Networking News named BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Executive Vice President Judith M. Davis one of its 2011 Women in Insurance Leadership honorees. They will be honored at the Women in Leadership Forum in September.
Barbara Willm, vice president for community relations at Lexington Medical Center, is the new chairwoman of the Greater Lexington Chamber of Commerce. Willm began her one-year term this month.
The Larry Dempsey Agency is looking to hire a licensed sales producer in Columbia. The full-time position entails new customer acquisition, customor retention, record keeping and outside marketing. A property and casualty license is required. A life, accident and health license is a plus. Learn more or apply here.
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