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Holiday Cheer with President McConnell in Columbia on Tuesday, December 12

Please register below by Sunday, December 10 

Tuesday, December 12, from 5:30 - 7:30 PM at The Palmetto Club of Columbia

College of Charleston President Glenn McConnell '69 invites you to attend a holiday cheer party to celebrate the holidays on Tuesday, December 12, from 5:30-7:30 pm, at The Palmetto Club of Columbia. Join Columbia-area alumni, parents, and friends of the College to learn what's happening on campus and network with your fellow Cougars in Columbia. Also in attendance is Gibbs Knotts, Department Chair, Political Science.

In addition, we'll be supporting Pawmetto Lifeline and kindly ask that you bring items from their needs list to the event; these donations will then be delivered to Pawmetto Lifeline. If you're unable to attend the event but would like to donate, please donate online here. Pawmetto Lifeline is a participant in creating a no-kill community in the Midlands, completely dependent on private gifts and donations, they provide medical services for homeless pets, many of whom require extensive medical services once they are in their care. 

Your ticket to this exclusive event includes open bar, hors d'oeuvres, and clever conversation with CofC's finest. Early Bird admission of $50 per person has been extended. Palmetto Club Dress Code states that no denim, tennis shoes, or hats are permitted. Collared shirts, coats, and or/sweaters are expected for men; dresses, suits, slacks, or evening wear are expected for women. Please dress in festive holiday attire.

The Palmetto Club is located at 1231 Sumter Street, Columbia.

Register online below by Sunday, Dec. 10

*You will receive a confirmation email within 24 hours after a successful registration. If you DO NOT receive this confirmation, please contact Meredith Chance at 843-953-6631 or ASAP. Please note that this event is non-refundable. 

For any questions, please contact Meredith Chance, associate director of chapters and affinity groups, at 843-953-6631.

Online Event Registration has closed. If you'd like to attend but didn't register, please email Meredith Chance at

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