Category Archives: Community outreach

AFL Spartanburg Associates Volunteer 800 Hours for Annual Month of Service

Spartanburg, SC – November 8, 2018 – Each year, AFL associates around the world take part in a Month of Service, engaging in projects that support our communities and invest in the future. Nearly 200 associates from AFL in Spartanburg volunteered their time at seven different organizations throughout September and October. Volunteers once again partnered with Habitat Spartanburg on two…
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PSA For 2018 Veterans Day Program

Greenville County and the Greenville County Joint Veterans Council Will Hold Their Annual VETERANS DAY CEREMONY “REMEMBERING OLD HICKORY” Monday November 12th, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. In front of the Greenville County Veterans Memorial Monument PLEASE JOIN US IN HONORING VETERANS
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HUB International to Match up to $50,000 for Hurricane Relief

Nov. 1, 2018 (Columbia, S.C.) – HUB International’s regional offices are working hard to contribute to disaster relief in the Carolinas and surrounding areas, thanks to HUB International’s HUB GIVES program. The sixth largest insurance, benefits and risk services broker in the world, HUB International’s core values include serving and helping the communities where its…
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Greenville Tech Foundation Honors Bosch-Rexroth, Greenville Health System, and Michelin North America

[caption id="attachment_26238" align="alignnone" width="720"] Pictured (L to R) are: Dr. Keith Miller, President of Greenville Technical College; Mike McCormick, Vice President and Technical Plant Manager, Bosch Rexroth; Christoph Kleu, Vice President, Bosch Rexroth; Ann Wright, Vice President of Advancement, Greenville Tech Foundation; Dave Stafford, Executive VP of Personnel, Chief Human Resources Officer, Michelin; Dr. Spence…
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Able South Carolina Launches Statewide Campaign to Change the Culture of Disability Employment

[caption id="attachment_25933" align="alignnone" width="2048"] Photo by Able South Carolina[/caption] Multi-Year “Hire Me SC” Campaign Empowers All to Focus on Talents of Individuals with Disabilities Sept. 26, 2018 (GREENVILLE, S.C.) – Seven out of 10 South Carolinians with disabilities are unemployed, and our state’s unemployment rate for individuals with disabilities is one of the highest in…
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NGU Partners to Offer Interview Skills For Veterans Seminar

North Greenville University’s Leadership and Professional Development Department will offer a half-day workshop on interview skills for veterans on October 30 at The Tim Brashier Campus in Greer. “This seminar is designed to equip our transitioning veterans with skills needed in the interview process as they move from military to civilian life,” states Dr. Jill…
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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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