December 10th is the last day of our 30 Days of Giving Project and its quickly approaching. Remember, for every item donated to our Toys for Tots or Lowcountry Food Bank drive, we will donate $1 to One80 Place. Ravenel Associates will also match any monetary donations made through www.justgiving.com/fundraising/ravenel-associates dollar for dollar. Stop by and see us. Donation boxes are available in the 960 Morrison office lobby.
Today is a great day to make a donation to the Lowcountry Food Bank. www.justgiving.com/fundraising/ravenel-associates
Today we begin 30 Days of Giving. Since this year has been especially difficult for our community, we’re getting very ambitious!
We will accept donations for Lowcountry Food Bank and Toys for Tots for the next 30 days. For every item donated to either, Ravenel Associates will donate $1 to One80 Place.You will find donation boxes in the 960 Morrison office lobby.
To learn more about the programs we’ve chosen, please click on their link.
*Please share this announcement with family and friends.
Your donation could save three lives.
Make an appointment for our blood drive on August 24th from 10:00 am to 12:00pm at 960 Morrison Drive.
Schedule Your Appointment Before It Fills Up!
It really is a piece of cake. And speaking of cake, yes you get snacks!
We are monitoring tropical storm Isaias closely and encourage everyone to make preparations now by securing any outdoor items that may prove hazardous in high winds. We will arrange for any post storm clean up as soon as possible.
Please watch for announcements from the local weather stations or NOAA (National Hurricane Center) Weather Radio. In the Charleston area, the frequency for the NOAA is 162.550-162.450. While the television is usually preferable, the power may go out as the storm approaches making battery operated radios the way to go.
South Carolina Emergency Management Division (scemd.org) has an excellent 14 page guide with emergency contact numbers and preparation guides if you plan to stay home for the storm. Charleston County’s website is also useful for determining road closures and openings.
“While it is still too early to know exactly what the impacts of Hurricane Isaias will be on the city, the time for citizens to prepare is now,” said City of Charleston Emergency Management Director Shannon Scaff. “Make sure your family has a plan and emergency supplies in place, and continue to monitor local media for the latest information about the storm.”
Other useful sites include:
The National Hurricane Center - www.nhc.noaa.gov
The Weather Channel - https://weather.com
American Red Cross - www.redcross.org
Charleston County - https://www.charlestoncounty.org
Town of Seabrook Island - http://www.townofseabrookisland.org
Dear valued clients and friends of Ravenel Associates,
We would like to share an update on how Ravenel is responding to the rapidly changing environment caused by the continued spreading of coronavirus (COVID-19). Our firm is devoted to the health and safety of our people, clients, and communities we serve. With safety as our primary concern, Ravenel is taking all necessary precautions with each decision oriented around our people and our clients.
In an effort to limit exposure to COVID-19, Ravenel’s physical office locations are officially closing to visitors. As the situation is quickly changing, we do not know how long this policy will be in effect, but we are prepared to serve clients for an extended period, as well as in limited situations at client locations. We are swiftly shifting to provide social distance among our team members without disrupting operations and still allowing our clients to work with us as you normally would each day.
A few items to note:
- The methods of reaching us remain the same - our email addresses and phone numbers have not changed.
- We will limit in-person meetings. Instead of in-person meetings, we encourage the use of video-conferencing technology.
- In certain limited, case-by-case situations, which we will strongly evaluate, we’ll serve clients at their locations while our clients are implementing their own remote response plans.
- We remain dedicated to our client relationships. If we need to adjust how an engagement is approached due to your changing requirements or ours, we’re committed to being nimble and collaborative.
- Proactive and open communication continues to be a hallmark of how we serve. We are regularly communicating updates to our people and to our clients, so as we evolve in this situation, we expect to update you again.
Despite the disruptions to daily life caused by COVID-19, we are committed to delivering an exceptional client experience, and our passion for helping our clients achieve their goals has not diminished in the wake of this national crisis. Regardless of what lies ahead, one thing we can count on is each other. We care about our families, fellow team members, our clients and our communities, and we will be in this together, supporting one another throughout this unprecedented situation until this unusual time has passed.
We are grateful for the trust you have placed with us. Please contact your Ravenel team members with any questions or needs. We hope you and your family remain safe and healthy.
3/13/2020 12:21 PM
As we continue to monitor Coronavirus (COVID-19) developments closely, the health and well-being of our clients and employees is of utmost importance to us.
As a critical partner to your community, we also understand that limiting any impact this health event could have on our service to our clients is imperative. We are keenly focused on our preparedness efforts to maintain a safe work environment for our employees and to sustain our business operations.
Security, safety and well-being are integral to our business processes and infrastructure. We are committed to keeping our operations running smoothly so that we can provide you with the best possible service.
As a precautionary measure, Ravenel Associates has implemented the following control measures designed to minimize the risk of impact to our services:
- Enabling work from home capabilities for essential employees
- Requesting heightened levels of hygiene. To facilitate, we offer hand sanitizer and liquid soap for handwashing.
- Restricting office entrance to individuals who have a fever or other flu symptoms or have visited a Coronavirus hotspot in the last 14 days.
- Limiting all non-essential business travel
- Implementing additional control measures as events unfold.
We will continue to monitor this fluid situation and will work to ensure essential services remain operable. For decades, Ravenel Associates has demonstrated unwavering support to our clients in past emergency situations, and in dealing with the present circumstances, we will continue to use every effort to deliver uninterrupted essential services to all our clients.
Thank you,Jules Deas
Ravenel Associates will be hosting a community blood drive at our downtown location on Thursday, March 5th from 10AM - 3PM. All donors will receive light refreshments and $20 Visa gift cards provided by The Blood Connection.
Please consider donating blood. Your donation could save three lives.
Click here to schedule your appointment today!
Should anyone choose to donate their gift card to The Lowcountry Food Bank, Ravenel Associates will match your donation dollar for dollar. Since every dollar donated helps provide 6 meals, the difference we can make together is exponential.
Additional Blood Drive Info.pdf