Find Your Place to Lead, Serve and Play.

COR Friends,

We're proud to announce that we reached a new milestone this past month. COR is 400 members strong. Do you want to join the movement? Join us at ACTIVATE to meet our members and learn how you can get involved

Enjoy happy hour specials at ACTIVATE, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Sheraton Rooftop Bar.

The World Beer Fest is Back!

Love Beer? Like People? Columbia's 7th annual World Beer Festival is back on January 17, and we need YOU to join our volunteer force.

Choose a shift, or volunteer all day. Register TODAY!
Start a Spark at Ignite

EngenuitySC's Ignite! celebrates Columbia's knowledge economy. As long standing partners, we want you to be a part of the event on November 19. 

Attend! > Enjoy an evening of networking with some of Columbia's top movers-and-shakers, listening to 5 high-pace, high-energy keynote speakers and even get the chance to vote in the Ideas Contest. 

Volunteer! > Give your time from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., then stay for the show. Volunteers will help with check-in and registration. 
Oh Shuck! It's the SC Oyster Festival
COR is proud to be a beneficiary partner of this year's South Carolina Oyster Festival, happening November 23 at the Robert Mills House & Gardens.

Volunteer! > We need volunteers like you to help make the festival a success. Volunteer for a shift, and get in to the festival for free.

Attend! > Enjoy tasty oysters ranging from oyster shooters, fried oysters, and oyster gumbo. Attendees will also enjoy live music, ice cold beer, and other food vendors. 
TEDxColumbiaSC Speaker Highlight!

Congratulations to COR board member Tom Ledbetter for 
being selected as a speaker for TEDxColumbiaSC 2015!
Check out the speaker and performer lineup, choose your ticket, and take a seat on January 19.

Member of the Month!

Meet John Reeves, COR's Member of the Month. John serves on COR's membership action team and is a highly involved member of the Columbia community.
Build Your Startup in a Weekend

Startup Weekend is a 54-hour event designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs.
Our Partners

On Our Calendar

Service Picks:
11/19: Volunteer at EngenuitySC's Ignite!
11/23: Volunteer at the SC Oyster Festival
12/13: Volunteer with YLS and the Salvation Army
1/17: Volunteer at the World Beer Festival

Leadership Picks:
11:14-16: Startup Weekend
11/18: LCAA Luncheon
11/19: Ignite!
-- Tickets on sale for TEDxColumbiaSC 2015!

Fun Picks:
11/12: Cola Chamber Partner Engagement
11/18: Stranger in a Strange Land
11/23: SC Oyster Fest

Read The Buzz!


Welcome to COR!

Pamela Brubaker
Clay Campbell
Kim Chamberlain
Chase Clelland
Ted Creech
Rick Crowe
Matthew DeAngelis
Scott Fischer
Brandon Flynt
Sherian Foster
Dallas Gordon
Christopher Hawkins
Alex Huggins
Candice McCuien
Ann Meyer
Brian Mills
Meg Southern
Anna Williams
*Join in Nov.? You'll be featured next month!*

Thank you, Naomi!

We would like to thank Naomi for all the hard work and dedication she has put into this organization, and we wish her well in her future endeavors. For any inquiries about COR, please contact Anissa Floyd

Connect with COR

Anissa Floyd, Executive Director

Ashley Pullen, Communications Coordinator

Thanks to our Corporate Members

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COR | Columbia Opportunity Resource connects young, talented professionals in the greater Columbia area to diverse and meaningful networks for leadership, service and fun.

COR is a 501(c)3 charitable organization and a partner of the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce, Navigating from Good to Great Foundation and City of Columbia.