Listed in South Carolina
- Columbia, South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina is the location of our first franchise and our first veteran-owned franchise, owned by First Sergeant Dawson Baker and his wife, Tonya.
Dawson Baker retired in 2010 after a decorated 24-year career with the United States Air Force as a First Sergeant. Dawson provided leadership, training, mentorship and administrative guidance to 1,500 Airman for three squadrons and the commanding officers of those squadrons. Tonya Baker retired in 2010 after a decorated 20-year career in the United States Air Force and having served one tour in Iraq as the superintendent of the Military Personnel Section.
We salute this couple for their incredible service to our country. We are excited to have them on board, and they are just as excited to get started in their community helping other veterans, neighbors and folks that are looking to make daily living more accessible.
Next Day Access offers modular wheelchair ramps, stair lifts, porch lifts, patient lifts, pool lifts and grab bar installations. Many of our products can be purchased for long term use or rented for short term use, such as when there is a visitor requiring access into your home or when someone living in the home is going through rehab. In either case, Next Day Access is prepared to help you make those changes with the right product choice.
Did you know this about South Carolina?
The South Carolina State Museum in Columbia boast 70,000 artifacts, but its most unique holding is its venue. The museum is housed in a former textile mill that originally opened in 1894. This mill was the first completely electric textile mill in the world, and it ranks as General Electric’s first major industrial installation.
In 1562 in Port Royal, SC a group of 50 French Huguenot returning to the port of Havre de Grace built the first American ship to cross the Atlantic Ocean.
Rice was first grown in America in the early 1700s by Dr. Henry Woodward of Beaufort, South Carolina.
The official dance of South Carolina is The Shag. Apparently, the Shag began as an attempt to do the Jitterbug but a little too much to drink slowed the dance down.
Sumter has the largest Gingko farm in the world.
Columbia is the home of our 1st Franchise and our 1st Veteran Owned Franchise.