The City of Columbia Announces the Winners of the T-Shirt Design Contest

The City of Columbia and Columbia Police Foundation Sells Throws to Raise Proceeds to Help Fight for a Cure Against Breast Cancer

The City of Columbia and Columbia Police Foundation are selling Pink Patch Throws for $27 to raise money to help in the fight for a cure against breast cancer. To purchase the custom Pink Patch Throw, checks and money orders should be made payable to “The Columbia Police Foundation.” 

A portion of all proceeds will go to the Mayor’s Campaign Against Breast Cancer to support Prisma Health Midlands Foundation for the Bosom Buddies Fund, a local 501(c)3 that provides resources for recovery and emotional healing for women undergoing treatment for breast cancer.

The deadline to place orders will be Wednesday, September 25, 2019. All orders will be available for pick-up on Friday, October 25, 2019, between the hours of 8:30 am – 3:30 pm at the Columbia Police Department’s Multi-Purpose Room, 1 Justice Square, Columbia, SC 29201.

Additional questions and completed order forms should be sent to Gail Baker, President of the Citizens Police Alumni Association at gbaker413@outlook.com.



The City of Columbia Announces the Winners of the T-Shirt Design Contest

The City of Columbia would like to send a heartfelt thank you to those who participated in the Mayor’s Campaign Against Breast Cancer T-shirt Design Contest that was held during July 1 – August 7, 2019. Talented artists from around the world entered t-shirt designs that were inspired by the fight for a cure. Artists had the opportunity to submit up to two design entries: one for Columbia Fire Rescue and/or one for the Columbia Police Department. The City of Columbia community voted during August 12th – 16th. However, only one artist was selected for each category.

Congratulations to the T-Shirt Design Contest Winners:

-Leydi Grajales for Columbia Fire Rescue

-Lori Brooke Yochum for Columbia Police Department 


Order forms for this year’s t-shirts can be filled out at the following locations:

·         City Hall – 1737 Main St.

·         Fire Department/Prevention – 1612 Bull St.

·         Police Department – #1 Justice Square

·         Public Works – 2910 Colonial Drive

·         Washington Square Payment Center – 1136 Washington St.

All proceeds from the t-shirt sales will go to Prisma Health Midlands Foundation for the Bosom Buddies Fund, a local 501(c)3 that provides resources for recovery and emotional healing for women undergoing treatment for breast cancer.

Order forms can be downloaded, here.


Pink it Out with CFD and FATZ Cafe

WHO: Mayor’s Campaign Against Breast Cancer & Columbia Fire Department

WHAT: Get Served by the staff at Columbia Fire Department

WHEN:  Friday, September 13th | 6pm - 9pm

WHERE:  5590 Forest Dr, Columbia, SC 29206


Popcorn & Pink Lemonade Sale 


WHO: Mayor’s Campaign Against Breast Cancer, City Staff & Officials

WHAT: Popcorn & Lemonade Sale

WHEN:  Friday, September 6, Friday, September 13, Friday, September 20, and Friday, September 27.

WHERE: Payment Center, 1339 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201

COST: Refreshments start at $1



Isabel Law Breakfast 


Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin will host the Annual Mayor's Campaign Against Breast Cancer Isabel Law Breakfast from 6-9 a.m. on Friday, October 11, 2019.


WHO: Mayor Steve Benjamin, City Officials & Staff, Prisma HealthMidlands Foundation, and Local Volunteers

WHAT: Mayor's Campaign Against Breast Cancer Isabel Law Breakfast

WHERE: Boyd Plaza, 1515 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201

WHEN:  Friday, October 11, 2019 from 6 – 9 a.m.

COST:  Tickets are $10 


Tickets are available on Eventbrite, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mayors-campaign-against-breast-cancer-isabel-law-breakfast-tickets-63571925340. They are also available at Boyd Plaza the day of the event or in advance at any of the following locations:


  • City Hall – 1737 Main St.
  • Fire Department Headquarters – 1800 Laurel St.
  • Police Department – #1 Justice Square
  • Public Works – 2910 Colonial Drive
  • Washington Square Payment Center – 1136 Washington St.


All proceeds will go to Prisma Health Midlands Foundation for the Bosom Buddies Fund to provide resources for recovery and emotional healing for women undergoing treatment for breast cancer.