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Hope for the holidays

In the midst of holiday shopping, the Columbia Chamber of Commerce encourages our friends to consider the blessing of giving to others. There is no better time to become involved with a great cause such as Nancy’s Hope Thrift Store. “I felt there was an emptiness in the community,” said the store’s owner, Nancy Scott. […]

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David Kelley Columbia State Park

People of Columbia: Meet David Kelley

If you’ve visited Columbia State Park, odds are you know David Kelley… or at least his face. The Columbia favorite is involved in California Statehood Day, the Glorious 4th of July Celebration, Native Sons of the Golden West, Quartz Mountain stagecoach rides and so much more. David says he likes to “try and be a […]

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People of Columbia: Meet Kelly Leage

Meet Kelly Leage, Columbia’s State Park Interpreter since last July. That title is the fancy way of saying Special Event and Volunteer Coordinator. A Bit About Kelly: Kelly lived most of her life in San Luis Obispo County. There, she raised five children and for 17 years took one evening class each semester at a […]

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