Category Archives: Community outreach

Mary Duckett to be honored as 2019 Green Day Honoree

Craig and Vicki Brown announce contribution to restore historic Mayberry Park Greenville, South Carolina – July 9, 2019 – In recognition of her decades-long work in the Southernside neighborhood and across the community, including the development of Greenville’s Unity Park, the Greenville Drive today introduced Mary Duckett as this year’s honoree at Green Day sponsored…
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AFL Presents $15K Grant to the Middle Tyger Community Center

Spartanburg, SC – June 27, 2019 – AFL, a manufacturer of fiber optic cable, connectivity and equipment, presented a $15K grant to the Middle Tyger Community Center (MTCC), an organization that helps provide health, education, and family support to cultivate lives in the community. Made possible by AFL’s Community Outreach Program, the grant will provide…
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AFL Associates Donate $506K to Communities Worldwide

Spartanburg, SC – June 24, 2019 – AFL, a global manufacturer and provider of services, held its third annual Imagine That! fundraising campaign, supporting communities worldwide in areas where AFL has operations. This year’s campaign increased by ­44 percent over last year, generating $506K to organizations around the world including in the United States, Australia,…
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Sharonview Federal Credit Union Gifts $3,000 to Simpsonville Organizations

SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. – Sharonview Federal Credit Union, one of the nation’s top 200 credit unions, presented $1,000 to Mt. Zion Baptist Church Food Bank, $1,000 to the City of Simpsonville Victim Advocate (Closet of Goods) and $1,000 to the Center for Community Services at the ribbon cutting at its Simpsonville Branch on Wednesday, March 27.…
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AFL Associates Reveal $397,000 Donation to United Way of the Piedmont

Spartanburg, SC – June 3, 2019 – AFL, a global manufacturer of fiber optic cable, equipment and accessories, celebrated the end of its annual United Way campaign with a $397,000 donation to United Way of the Piedmont. Made possible by AFL associates and AFL’s Community Outreach Program, this year’s donation surpassed the previous years’ by…
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OLLI at Furman accepting applications for Senior Leaders Greenville

[caption id="attachment_33338" align="alignnone" width="1140"] Launched in 2013, Senior Leaders Greenville is a program designed for adults 55 and up who want to play a more essential role in the community.[/caption] The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Furman is accepting applications through June 15 for Class 6, Senior Leaders Greenville. Launched in 2013, Senior Leaders…
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FUEL kicks off Food Truck Fridays to support local businesses

FUEL kicks off Food Truck Fridays to support local businesses Greenville, SC -- FUEL, a marketing agency located in downtown Greenville, SC, announced today the launch of Food Truck Fridays, a weekly event held each Friday through the summer months of June and July 2019. In support of local food truck businesses and giving downtown…
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Just Say Something Receives $500 Donation From Greer Centennial Lions Club!

[caption id="attachment_33093" align="alignleft" width="400"] Just Say Something SFP Facilitators, Karen Hyatt (left) and Debbie Pisor (right) accept donation from Greer Centennial Lions Club![/caption] Greenville, SC – Just Say Something (JSS), formally Greenville Family Partnership, has been awarded a $500 grant from the Greer Centennial Lions Club to support the “Strengthening Families Program” (SFP), which serves…
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Anderson University Helping Develop Affordable Housing for Community

[caption id="attachment_31883" align="alignleft" width="300"] Anderson University School of Interior Design students are among those from the university helping develop a 'tiny house' project in the city of Anderson. Officials hope it is the first step in developing affordable housing options in the city without the risk of gentrification.[/caption] Interior design students from Anderson University are…
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