Richland County Councilman Calvin "Chip" Jackson

Richland County Councilman Calvin Jackson elected Treasurer of South Carolina Association of Counties.

It was just announced  that Richland County Council has just lost one of its 11 members, Richland County Councilman Calvin "Chip" Jackson.  Below  is a photo of Councilman Jackson working in the community disbursing COVID -19 protective gear.

Mask giveaway In May 2020

File Photo from May 2020; Councilman Calvin “Chip” Jackson hands out protective masks during Senior Resources’ weekly food distribution event Friday at Richland Library Sandhills.

“We are shocked and saddened at the sudden loss of Chip Jackson,” said Carl W. Blackstone, President and CEO, Columbia Chamber. “He was a good friend and advocate of the Columbia Chamber and the entire business community. Chip will be remembered as someone who choose compassion over partisanship in today’s divisive world. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and the many people and organizations who have lost such a great leader,” continued Blackstone.

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