Category Archives: Nonprofit

The Blood Connection Honors Local Military Families

The Blood Connection to Host Blood Drive Week of July 4 Greenville, SC (June 25, 2019) – As another patriotic holiday approaches, The Blood Connection (TBC) would like to recognize its generous blood donors for stepping up during Memorial Day Weekend. Because of those donors, TBC will be donating more than $7,000 to The Blood…
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Bridge Builder Series Home Build Pairs Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County, the Greenville Police Department and Local Churches

Wall raising ceremony marks the start of Bridge Builder construction bringing together local groups to foster communication, collaboration and community Greenville, S.C. (June 25, 2019) – The Habitat for Humanity wall raising ceremony for the Greggs Family marked the official start of the non-profit organization’s Bridge Builder series, a set of home construction projects designed…
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Josh Lee Memorial 5K Raises Record $56,000

Spartanburg, S.C. – The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce the 4th annual Josh Lee Memorial 5K raised a record $56,000. The race, named in honor of the late Josh Lee—a cross country runner who was one of four student-athletes killed in a car accident in October 2015—was held May 4 on USC…
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W.I.S.H. Society Debuts in Greenville Led by Outstanding Women in the Community

Gregory Pest Solutions® Presents the Inaugural Ladies’ Society Program to Benefit Make-A-Wish® South Carolina Wishes for children battling critical illnesses need caring community partners. Make-A-Wish and Gregory Pest Solutions are proud to announce the W.I.S.H. Society. Through the Society, outstanding women in our community will be recognized as Women Inspiring Strength and Hope. The inaugural…
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Nominations Open For 2019 Business Of Integrity Awards

Since 2000, the Better Business Bureau® of the Upstate (BBB) has been recognizing businesses who display an outstanding level of ethics and integrity in their everyday business dealings. These businesses generate a high level of trust among their employees, customers and communities. The nominations are officially open to all Upstate for-profit businesses, and the deadline…
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New Officers Named, Three New Directors Added to Greenville County’s Economic Development Organization Board

[caption id="attachment_33447" align="alignleft" width="275"] Beverly Haines Named GADC Chair[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C. – June 12, 2019 – The Greenville Area Development Corporation (GADC), charged with promoting and enhancing quality of life in Greenville County by facilitating job growth and investment, has named Beverly Haines as Chairman of its Board of Directors for 2019-20. Joining her as…
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Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County to Launch New Bridge Builder Construction Series to Foster Connections Among Disparate Community Groups

irst build in series will enhance relationships between local African American community, Greenville Police Department GREENVILLE, S.C. (June 10, 2019) – Habitat for Humanity, a leading voice for affordable housing initiatives in South Carolina, is proud to announce the launch of its Bridge Builder series, a set of home construction projects designed to foster greater…
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Donna Croom, SCWCEA Executive Director, named 2019 Association Executive of the Year

The South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Association’s (SCWCEA) Executive Director Recognized by South Carolina Society of Association Executives (SCSAE) For Outstanding Achievement and Leadership. [Irmo, S.C., June 7, 2019] – The South Carolina Society of Association Executives (SCSAE) recognized Donna Croom as the Executive of the Year on June 3, 2019 during it’s 2019 Annual…
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