Join the SC Conservation Coalition, a statewide alliance of over 40 conservation organizations, on Tuesday April 26th for our 19th annual Lobby Day at the State House and Oyster Roast at 701 Whaley Street! Be a part of making an impact at the State House while networking and celebrating conservation with fellow volunteers, staff, and elected officials. The agenda is below (*This schedule is subject to change based on the legislative calendar.) Please dress comfortably for a day of walking and standing. Most people will be in business casual.
19th Annual Conservation Lobby Day & Oyster Roast Schedule: Tuesday, April 26th 2022
10:30 am — Meet at the Palmetto Club located at 1231 Sumter St, Columbia. Coffee and light breakfast items will be available as we get a last minute update on the issues, connect with other advocates, and receive lobby day materials. Garage parking is available at 1230 Lady St, located in between the backside of the Palmetto Club and First Citizens Bank. The gate should be up, but if not, press the red button. Do not park in reserved spaces. Metered street parking is also available.
12:00 pm — Group Photo on North State House Steps (Gervais St. side)
12:15 pm — Lobbying Begins. Enter the State House at the Visitor Entrance on the East Side (Sumter St./left). Representatives will have already convened in the House Chamber at noon.
2:00 pm — Lobbying continues as Senators convene in the Senate Chamber.
5:30 – 8:00 pm — Legislative Reception & Oyster Roast at 701 Whaley Street in the Market Building Vegetarian chili will also be served.
*Please note that you are free to leave and eat lunch at whatever time is most convenient for you.
**The schedule is subject to change based on the legislative calendar.**
For questions or concerns throughout the day, please call or text Katie at 803-360-3358.