Category Archives: Nonprofit

‘A Ride to Remember’ presented by GHS and Greenville Cycling & Multi-Sport

Greenville, SC - The Alzheimer’s Association is proud to announce that that A Ride to Remember 2016 will be presented by Greenville Health System and Greenville Cycling & Multi-Sport. After a record-breaking event in 2015, in which 270 cyclists rode 252 miles and raised over $325,000 for the Alzheimer's Association, this new presenting sponsorship sets…
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Chelsea Clinton to speak at Clemson

CLEMSON — Clemson University’s Program in Women’s Leadership will host “A Conversation with Chelsea Clinton” at 4:30 p.m. Saturday in Lee Hall Auditorium. Clinton will discuss the need to create opportunities for women’s advancement locally and globally. Clinton, vice chair of the Clinton Foundation, works to drive the vision and programmatic work of the Bill, Hillary…
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Nearly 100 girls take part in Powerful Women Summit

Nearly 100 teenage girls attended the Powerful Women Summit where they had the opportunity to meet and learn from successful career women.  The Powerful Women represent diverse fields including; engineering, television, politics, and medical. Participating women included: Serita Acker, Clemson Women in Science and Engineering, Director of STEM Opportunity and Diversity Jada Tullos Anderson, Consultant…
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Leadership Greenville picks TreesGreenville as its class project

Greenville, SC – Leadership Greenville Class 32 selected TreesGreenville as a Class Project and planted TreesGreenville’s very first planting along the northbound ramp off of Woodruff Road onto I-385. This high visibility planting has served its purpose and given TreesGreenville great exposure. Since 2006 when Class 32 completed this project, TreesGreenville has planted over 4000 trees in…
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Greer Education Foundation announces grant recipients

(GREER, SC) – The Greater Greer Education Foundation presented $21,900 in grant money to 19 school and community projects in Greenville and Spartanburg counties at a news conference Jan. 28, 2016 at Greer City Hall. Brent Garrett, chairman of the Foundation, welcomed grant recipients and their guests. “Since 2011, the Foundation has awarded grants and…
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Meals on Wheels of Greenville adds 2 team members

[gallery columns="1" size="large" ids="1444,1445"] Greenville, South Carolina – Meals on Wheels of Greenville has hired two team members: Tammi Anderson as Client Services Coordinator and Leslie LaRue as Volunteer Services Coordinator. Anderson will manage referrals and client records, communicate with clients and their families, and coordinate efforts between delivery services and the volunteer coordinator. LaRue…
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Sandlapper Securites LLC to host CDS Night with Swamp Rabbits

Greenville, S.C. – SANDLAPPER Securities, LLC is proud to host CDS Night at the Greenville Swamp Rabbits game on Saturday, Feb. 20 at 7 pm. Two dollars of every game ticket sold will be donated to the Center for Developmental Services. In its continued tradition of supporting local charities, SANDLAPPER has also pledged a $2,500 gift to CDS,…
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Habitat honors volunteers who went above and beyond in 2015

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County has built over 330 homes, transforming the lives of families with low income. At its annual volunteer appreciation breakfast on Tuesday, Habitat Greenville honored those volunteers who have made exemplary contributions to help fulfill its mission. Among these honorees were Ruud Veltman and Marjorie Hill, recipients…
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Local businesses share sweet deserts to help others

(Greenville, SC) -  Local restaurants and bakeries are partnering with The Salvation Army for the 2nd Annual Sweet Desserts program in February.  The Sweet Desserts program was established to provide local restaurants or bakeries and their guests the opportunity to support The Salvation Army’s Social Ministries programs by showing love to those in need during…
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