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Congratulations to the 2018-2019 Executive Board!!! They were voted in yesterday at our annual Meeting.
President: Heather Sharkey
Vice President: Delfin Floresca
Treasurer: Skyla Preiser
NALA Liaison: Barbara Mills
Corresponding Secretary: Charline Barrasso
Recording Secretary: Hope Gethers
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12th Annual Educational Seminar held October 20, 2017

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Our hearts and minds are so full! CALA’s 12th Annual Educational Seminar hosted by Magna Legal Services was a great success! Thank you for hosting our event and allowing us to use your beautiful facilities!

We also want to say a huge thank you to all of our seminar speakers: Meliah Bowers Jefferson, Esq., Chairperson of the SC Bar Paralegal Certification Program, Lindsay Mazell of AppleOne Employment Services, Ross Suter of Magna Legal Services, Chris Quick of Quick Group, LLC, Katie McElveen, Esq. of Richardson Patrick Westbrook & Brickman LLC, William Slater, Cpt., JA, Dana Fields, Esq. of Fields Law Office LLC, and Sarah Miller, Esq. of Butler & College Law Firm. They all did a tremendous job, and we continue to receive incredible member feedback!

This year, we decided to integrate fundraising for Susan G. Komen into the seminar, and we could not have done it without the support of our local businesses! For all the generous raffle item donations, we want to convey a HUGE THANK YOU to Accent On Wine Park Circle, Barre South, Café Paname IOP, Carolina Ale House - Charleston, Charleston Stage Company, Five Loaves Cafe, HōM Charleston, The Indigo Road Restaurant Group, Reverb Charleston Richardson, Patrick, Westbrook & Brickman, LLC, Sesame Burgers and Beer, Soul Yoga + Wellness and South of Broadway Theater. Your generosity is invaluable and you’ve helped to contribute to a great cause!

We would also like to thank our corporate vendors: Palmetto Surety Corporation, Magna Legal Services, Herald Office Solutions, and Perri Smoak of DTI for their time, services and raffle item contributions.

Saturday, we had another incredible day! AWR Court Reporting & Litigation Solutions hosted a Race For The Cure party for our team, Para Tatas! We had a wonderful time racing for The Cure and refueling at their beautiful office on Daniel Island! Dana Fields, Esq. of Fields Law Office and Lighthouse Immigration Legal Services has graciously offered to sponsor and cover 100% of costs to CALA from our custom Race For The Cure Para Tatas Team t-shirts! Please do hesitate to contact us if you would like one and/or if you submitted prepayment! Thank you so much for your generosity!!!

And finally, David Aylor Law Offices generously agreed to match CALA’s Race For The Cure contributions of $1,125 as of seminar day!!!

In total, with the help our sponsors, local business supporters and members, we raised over $2,400 for Susan G. Komen South Carolina! Well over our goal!!!! CALA has had an amazing year, and it would not have been possible without our amazing paralegals and our incredible sponsors and local businesses! Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!

-Barbara Carter, President 2014-2017
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12th Annual Educational Seminar held October 20, 2017

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