Category Archives: Community outreach

Rebuild Upstate announces new additions to 2018 Advisory Council

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Rebuild Upstate has added a new roster for the 2018 Advisory Council. The latest list includes familiar faces as well as new additions. The following members are now part of the Advisory Council, which helps to guide the Rebuild Upstate mission: Johnathan Hill of Swallowtail, a UX company; Alexander Zuendt of Zuendt…
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AFL Awards $5,000 Grant to Pendleton Place

Spartanburg, SC – August 14, 2018 – AFL awarded a $5,000 grant to Pendleton Place in support of Smith House, a residential facility that houses up to 10 young women ages 12 to 21. The grant, made possible by AFL’s Community Outreach Program, will help provide care and upkeep for the facility that fosters teens…
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Blue Ridge Electric presents CDS with $17,000

Greenville, S.C. (July --, 2018): Blue Ridge Electric employees Jay Bagwell, Chad Davidson, and Jessica Stone presented a check for $17,000 from the 21st annual Blue Ridge Fest to Center for Developmental Services. Accepting the check on behalf of the organization is Executive Director, Dana McConnell, Director of Development, Joy Blue along with parents and…
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George Johnson Insurance Proudly Supports The Spartanburg Science Center

George Johnson Insurance and The Selective Insurance Group Foundation Provide Matching Grants Spartanburg, SC, July 9, 2018 – George Johnson Insurance and The Selective Insurance Group Foundation joined forces to support the positive efforts of The Spartanburg Science Center through a $500 grant. The Selective Insurance Group Foundation is a philanthropic affiliate of Selective Insurance…
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George Johnson Insurance Proudly Supports Spartanburg County First Steps

George Johnson Insurance and The Selective Insurance Group Foundation Provide Matching Grants Spartanburg, SC, July 9, 2018 – George Johnson Insurance and The Selective Insurance Group Foundation joined forces to support the positive efforts of Spartanburg County First Steps through a $500 grant. The Selective Insurance Group Foundation is a philanthropic affiliate of Selective Insurance…
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AFL Presents $10K Grant to YMCA of Greater Spartanburg

Spartanburg, SC – July 2, 2018 – AFL awarded a $10,000 grant to the YMCA of Greater Spartanburg for its annual scholarship campaign which serves children and families in the Spartanburg region. Made possible by AFL’s Community Outreach Program, the grant will support the YMCA’s summer camp program for children and the cancer survivorship program. The YMCA Childcare program consists…
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AFL Associates Donate Record-Breaking $352K to Communities Worldwide

Spartanburg, SC – June 19, 2018 – AFL, a global manufacturer and provider of services, held its 2nd annual giving campaign, engaging associates within their communities to understand the need and encourage giving back. The “Imagine That!” annual campaign supports associates’ financial donations to organizations in the United States, Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico and New Zealand—locations where…
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Buncombe Street UMC Expands Staff

[gallery link="file" columns="2" size="full" ids="23538,23537"] Buncombe Street United Methodist Church (BSUMC), recently hired two new staff, Angela Galbreath as Communications Director and Andrew (Andy) Fox as Director of Youth Ministries. Ms. Galbreath joins BSUMC as the Communications Director, a new role created by the church to serve a membership that has now grown to more…
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Remember Old Hickory to be honored at Greenville Drive game

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Remember Old Hickory project will be a key part of the 2018 Military Appreciation Day at Flour Field on Sunday, July 1. The annual Military Appreciation Day is put on by the Greenville Drive, and is an opportunity for the Drive and the entire Upstate community to recognize and thank the…
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