The software company was founded in 2002 and provides data health + integration solutions for nonprofits by making data access and insight info easily available to more people and groups.
The company services thousands of nonprofit organizations with innovative integration solutions to eliminate manual processes and provide up-to-date and complete data.
Portside Ferry Wharf in Mount Pleasant will serve as the company’s corporate headquarters and will be its main hub for software research + development, as well as sales and operations.
So, what are the main takeaways from this news? ● Omatic Software expanding operations in Charleston ● $450,000 investment will create ~100 new jobs in five years ● It’s a data health + integration company that serves nonprofits ● Located in Mt. Pleasant’s Portside Ferry Wharf
For those interested in joining the software team, company opportunities are available on the careers websitehere.
Share this news with a tech friend in the Lowcountry. ⬇️
State ○ Gov. Henry McMaster announced Friday afternoon that effective today, March 1, restaurants may resume normal alcohol sales – meaning no more “last call” order. The press release also states that events involving 250+ people will no longer require approval from the SC Department of Commerce. (The State) ○ SC lawmakers are reviewing the Home-Based Food Production Law, which states that certain baked goods + candies can be sold from uninspected, personal kitchens. Legislators are considering passing a new bill that would loosen some restrictions. 🧁 (Post and Courier)
Finance ○ Trident United Way + SC Thrive’s free tax filing portal is now open. Tri-County residents can file their taxes for free if they have an adjusted gross income less than $65,000 for individuals or $95,000 for joint filers.
Civic ○ Recent success with the launch of CARTA’s OnDemand pilot program for senior citizens + Tel-A-Ride paratransit customers could lead to an expansion.The service provides assistance + access to doctor appointments, grocery stores, and pharmacies. (WCSC) 🚌
Dish ○ This month, Insomnia Cookies will move into its Charleston home at 509 King St., delivering freshly baked cookies to surrounding areas as late as 3 a.m. 🍪 (WCBD) ○ Skip the grocery store this week and try Thrive Market instead. You can shop for all of your favorite brandsand have them delivered to your front door. Bonus: Get an extra 25% off your first order + a free giftwhen you join. 📦 Ⓟ
ForPets ○ The Pet Helpers Adoption Center announced the addition of Alexis Kaul, a new staff member that specializes in animal behavior. Alexis will work to ensure that every pet at the shelter no longer suffers from extreme thirst, discomfort, pain, or fear. 🐈 (Holy City Sinner)
DYK ○ According to Encyclopedia.com, downtown Charleston was home to the country’sfirst Black law firm. Located at 91 Broad St., the firm was run by attorneys William J. Whipper, Robert Brown Elliot + Macon B. Allen. (WCSC)
Coronavirus ○ VisitSCDHEC’s website for full coronavirus data + stats, and here for daily positive COVID-19 cases + related deaths in South Carolina andaccelerateSC’s website for full coronavirus data + stats on South Carolina’s employment, business, economy, education, and more.
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Present day, this site now showcases preserved archaeological remains from a colonial period. Only a few original structures still stand from the once abandoned town.
In this historic area, people have the opportunity to stand below the towering remains of the brick bell tower of St. George’s Anglican Church, view a fort made of an oyster-shell concrete named “tabby” + more. 🦪
Get more of a glimpse into colonial Charleston here.
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FeaturedEvent ○ Celadon’s Semi-Annual Upholstery Sale| Mon., Mar. 1-Wed., Mar. 31 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | 1015 Johnnie Dodds Blvd | Take 20% off in-stock and special order upholstered items including sectionals, sofas, loveseats, occasional chairs, ottomans, leather + more.Ⓟ
PlanAhead ○ Wild Dunes Resort Hiring Event| Wed., Mar. 3-Thur., Mar. 4 | 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. | 1 Sundial Circle, Isle of Palms | Free | Wild Dunes Resort is hosting a Hiring Event to source enthusiastic, dedicated, and skilled applicants to join the opening team of the new Sweetgrass Inn. Ⓟ
Disclaimer: It is up to readers’ discretion to determine whether they feel comfortable participating in any mentioned events based on COVID-19 protocols and precautions. If you have questions, please contact the event’s organizers directly.