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The funeral service for the Greendale Elementary School student whose young life was tragically lost in Wednesday morning’s school bus accident will be held Sunday, May 31, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. at New Beginning Ministries, 317 Williston Road, Beech Island, South Carolina 29842.
The viewing will be held Saturday, May 30, 2015 from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at C. A. Reid Sr. Funeral Home, 314-A Laney Walker Blvd. Ext., Augusta, Georgia 30901.
The school community and greater Aiken community has reacted to this tragedy with an outpouring of support. The family is grateful for each and every heartfelt condolence, expression of sympathy and financial contribution to help with funeral arrangements.
Support for Kyrie Henry’s funeral expenses may be sent directly to C.A. Reid Sr. Funeral Home, 314-A Laney Walker Blvd. Ext., Augusta, Georgia 30901.
  PowerSchool Parent Portal Changes 
Aiken County Public Schools has implemented the Parent Single Sign-on for PowerSchool. Parents will need to create a new account for the Parent Portal that will allow them to link all of their children under one sign-on account.  Click here for instructions.   Click here for important student information.
Upcoming Events
- OneNote Training
2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
- Retirement Planning
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Our Mission
We believe that all children should be challenged academically, physically, and socially, and that all children are unique individuals with the potential to learn.
The mission of CIL @ Pinecrest is to provide opportunities for all students to have engaged learning experiences. 
Mr. Osborne, Principal
Ms. Sullivan, Assistant Principal

Faculty and Staff Appreciation Week is May 4th to 8th

This week, join us as we show our appreciation to our faculty and staff for all that they do!  We will have surprises and goodies each day to honor them and their efforts.
CIL @ Pinecrest Recognized by Unted Way
  United Way of Aiken County, Inc. 

Through your generosity, we raised $2,978,653 to help people in our community!  This money will be used to meet critical needs right here in Aiken County.  
United We Play. United We Live. 
Thank you for Being a Bunny!
Thank you to the companies, organizations, schools, churches, and individuals who participated in this year's "Be a Bunny" outreach program. Because of your generosity, nearly 700 senior citizens in Aiken County received baskets filled with seasonal treats and everyday necessities.
Congratulations to our 2014 
Award Recipients

Loaned Professionals:
Nicole Valdez, Security Federal Bank
Jim Moore, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions
Emily Scotten ,Sponsored by CH2M HILL

Loaned Professional Company Awards:
Security Federal Bank
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions
Board Chair:
Liz Stewart, Stewart & Associates, Inc.
Campaign Chair:
Gary Stooksbury, Aiken Electric Co-Op
Highest Employee Contribution Awards:
First: Savannah River Nuclear Solutions
Second: Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations
Third : URS & Savannah River Remediation
Fourth: Kimberly Clark Corporation
Fifth: Centerra-SRS

Highest Corporate Contribution Awards:
First: Kimberly Clark Corporation
Second: Savannah River Nuclear Solutions
Third: Centerra-SRS Team
Fourth: Publix Supermarkets Charities, Inc.
Fifth: URS & Savannah River Remediation & Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations

Highest Overall Campaign:
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions

Stanley A. Quarles Memorial Community Spirit Award:
Aiken Electric Co-Op
Stephen Rawson, Gilliam & Associates, Inc.
Community Businesses of the Year Award:
Aiken Standard
Aiken Regional Medical Centers
Making a Difference Awards:
Publix Supermarkets Store #486
Publix Supermarkets Store #506
Employee Campaign Managers of the Year Award:
Muriel Gouffray , Aiken Electric Co-Op
Melissa Summer, Aiken Regional Medical Centers
Devin Buekes, Kimberly-Clark
Chris Bryant, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations
Amy Connors, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations
Ronald Hammett, UPS
Jennifer Shoup, Centerra-SRS
Stephanie Hall, Centerra-SRS
Harriett Wood - First Citizens Bank
Humanitarian of the Year:
Jim Moore
Campaign Leaders of the Year:
Allison Townsend
Amanda Johnson
Special Event of the Year:
Aiken Electric Co-Op - Raising the Steaks
Outback Steakhouse - Raising the Steaks
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions - Raising the Steaks
Savannah River Remediation - Raising the Steaks
Schools of the Year:
North Augusta Elementary
Leavelle McCampbell Middle School
South Aiken High School
Center for Innovative Learning at Pinecrest
Bank of the Year:
Security Federal Bank
Young Philanthropist Award:
Mandy Sims, UPS
Agency Campaign of the Year:
Child Advocacy Center
Project VISION Award:
Rick Huston

Volunteer of the Year:
Barbara Smoak
Project VISION 2014 Day of Caring Project VISION Logo
Thank you to everyone who volunteered for Project VISION's 18th annual Day of Caring on March 21st!! Over 250 Savannah River Site volunteers served on 24 teams providing facility maintenance at 15 United Way partner agencies and three teams provided repairs for seniors and disabled Project VISION clients. The projects included general maintenance tasks such as painting, warehousing, door replacements, flooring, ramp builds, organizing, landscaping and lawn maintenance. Sponsors included: Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, CH2M HILL, Bechtel, and Savannah River Remediation.
Project VISION 2014 Agency Day of Caring

Project VISION is a year round program that needs volunteers to assist Aiken County's seniors and disabled owner-occupants who cannot afford essential home repairs. Civic groups, families and individuals looking to get involved in the neighborhoods of Aiken County, as well as corporations desiring to do a team building project, are welcome. For more information, and to volunteer with your family, co-workers, civic group or church, please contact Tammy Davis at (803) 648-8331.


United Way of Aiken County, Inc.

235 Barnwell Avenue, NW

Post Office Box 699

Aiken, SC 29801


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Thank you to Aiken Electric Cooperative for holding its 4th Annual RUN UNITED race to benefit United Way of Aiken County. This year's race featured a Half-Marathon, a 5k and a Kids Fun Run! We appreciate everyone who volunteered or participated by running or walking. Congratulations to the winners and thank you for LIVING UNITED!


Click here to view race results.
2014 Annual Meeting & Awards Ceremony 
United Way of Aiken County, Inc. Staff
Golfer Andrew Siders with United Way of Aiken County, Inc. President, Sharon Rodgers

2014 Highest Overall Campaign Savannah River Nuclear Solutions

2014 Stanley A. Quarles Memorial Community Spirit Award:
Aiken Electric Cooperative

To view more pictures from the Annual Meeting & Awards Ceremony, please visit our  Facebook page.
United Way of Aiken County Welcomes New Board Members...
  • Pat Perry
  • Molly Jones
  • Amy Joslin
  • Kevin Ferrick
  • Mark Bolton
  • Alice Doswell
  • Cammie Hayes
  • Dara Glass
  • Clay Killian
  • Vance Reynolds
  • Kena Black
  • Merry Glenne Piccolino
2014 Annual Report
An electronic copy of our 2014 Report to the Community is now available online. To view, please visit our website
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What is YPS?  

It is a membership group of Young Philanthropists who are committed, through resources and time, to creating real, lasting change in alignment with United Way of Aiken County's mission to improve the lives in our community.    


It is a collaborative effort of young professionals whose desire is to give back to their community through philanthropic efforts, advocacy and volunteerism.  


What are the benefits of YPS?  

Members of YPS benefit by increasing their community involvement, understanding the non-profit agenda and engaging in meaningful experiences that will prepare them for community leadership.  


How can I become a YPS Member?  

The Young Philanthropists Society is open to all those between 21 and 39 who contribute at least $240 annually to United Way of Aiken County.


For membership information, please contact Ellen Luton at 803-648-8331 or by email.


Please forward to potential YPS members within your organization.      

Corporate Partners


Kimberly Clark Corporation

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC 




Publix Supermarkets Charities, Inc.



Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations

Aiken PSR/LTR and ORR Plants

Savannah River Remediation  

URS Corporation




Energy Solutions
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