Columbia Real Estate Update 7-14-2011
TODAY'S HEADLINES / JULY 14, 2011
Accenture to acquire Duck Creek Technologies
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.
HUD allocates $3.6M to Columbia Housing Authority
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.
S.C. Bar Foundation names president-elect
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.
Richland County sets recycling, shredding event
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.
S.C. BlueCross VP named ‘outstanding’ in insurance
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.
Lexington Medical VP is new chamber chairwoman
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.
Job of the Week
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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