Category Archives: Nonprofit

Greenville Women Giving Founders Receive Order of the Silver Crescent from Governor Nikki Haley

[caption id="attachment_11026" align="alignleft" width="1020"] (left to right) Frances Ellison, Harriet Goldsmith and Sue Priester, co-founders of Greenville Women Giving. Photo by Leland Outz, courtesy of Community Journals.[/caption] As Governor Nikki Haley prepared to leave office, she awarded the Order of the Silver Crescent to three Greenville community leaders – Frances Ellison, Harriet Goldsmith and Sue…
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GCM hires new director

Stephen Smith is coming home. The Greer native and Greer High graduate is the new executive director at Greer Community Ministries (GCM). Smith joins the ministry on Monday, Jan. 23. “I just love Greer. I feel like I’m coming home,” Smith said. “I’m so excited about this opportunity.” [caption id="attachment_11014" align="alignleft" width="300"] Stephen Smith[/caption] Smith…
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Meals on Wheels of Greenville Announces New Members to its Board of Directors

Greenville, South Carolina (January 16, 2017) –Meals on Wheels of Greenville is pleased to welcome six new community leaders to its board of directors. The following are serving the first of a three-year term. Johnny Wentzell | Ogletree Deakins Howie Houston| Elliott Davis Decosimo Bobby Browning |Greenville Mechanical, LLC Cheryl Cromartie | Greenville County Sheriff’s…
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American Heart Association Announces Inaugural Board of Directors

The Upstate American Heart Association (AHA) is pleased to announce the appointment of its first Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is responsible for implementing and initiating change that will help improve cardiovascular health in the Upstate. Board officers include, Ambassador David Wilkins who serves as Chairman and Ronald Gimble, PhD who serves as…
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Local young leaders hold 2nd Annual 1831 Gala

Spartanburg, S.C.– From its founding in 1831 to present day, Spartanburg has a long history of philanthropy. As the community continues its energizing growth, young residents support the local organizations that make Spartanburg great. This year with partnerships between United Way of the Piedmont Young Leaders, Spartanburg Young Professionals, and some Junior Members of the…
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The Salvation Army Greenville Area Command Announces Recent Promotions in Pickens and Greenville Counties

(Greenville, SC | January 10, 2017) -­‐‑ The Salvation Army Greenville Area Command announces recent promotions for the positions of Service Center Unit Director for Pickens County and Human Resources Director for the Greenville Area Command. Jim AbboD named Service Center Unit Director for The Salvation Army of Pickens County [caption id="attachment_10881" align="alignleft" width="300"] Jim…
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United Way of the Piedmont honors Major Neal Urch as “Champion of the Behavioral Health Taskforce”

[caption id="attachment_10775" align="alignleft" width="3264"] Behavioral Health Taskforce chair, Tom Barnet (left) and Neal Urch (right)[/caption] Spartanburg, S.C. (January 11, 2017) – United Way of the Piedmont honored Behavioral Health Taskforce founding member, Major Neal Urch, with the first ever Champion of the Behavioral Health Taskforce Award for his years of work on the Taskforce. Urch…
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Foundation Announces 2017 Spring Responsive Grant Cycle

SPARTANBURG – The Spartanburg County Foundation is excited to announce that in 2017 it will offer two responsive grant cycles – a Spring Cycle and a Fall Cycle. The Spring Cycle, now open, will focus on grants to organizations that clearly provide innovative responses to address the goals and/or priorities set forth by the Spartanburg…
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Girl Scout Cookie Sales and S’mores Cookie!

Girl Scouts of South Carolina-Mountains to Midlands CELEBRATES 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST KNOWN SALE OF COOKIES BY GIRL SCOUTS Greenville, SC—Girl Scouts of South Carolina-Mountains to Midlands  announced today the movement-wide celebration of the 100th season of Girl Scouts selling cookies. A century ago, girls started participating in what would evolve into the largest…
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