Category Archives: Nonprofit

Hemond hired at Chapman Cultural Center as fundraiser

[caption id="attachment_1672" align="alignnone" width="604"] Lisa Hemond[/caption] Lisa A. Hemond of Inman, SC, has been hired by Chapman Cultural Center as the Senior Development Director with responsibilities for the management and execution of all fundraising activities. She was most recently employed at Spartanburg’s Hope Center for Children as the Director of Development. Hemond, 45, holds a…
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Greenville Family Partnership announces new board members

Greenville, SC – Greenville Family Partnership (GFP) announces the addition of three new members to its 2016 Board of Directors. GFP’s new board members include Christine Butterfield (Keller Williams Realty); Roy Davenport (i9 Sports); Mike Guyton, MD (Greenville Health System); Haley Ouzts (Promotions Unlimited); and Ben Pulido (Exact Solutions). GFP would like to sincerely thank…
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Greenville Revitalization Board elects new board members and officers

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Grenville Revitalization Corporation (GRC) held their Annual Meeting of the Board in Greenville on Thursday, January 28th. This meeting was of particular importance due to the reelection of officers as well as the election of two new board members. GRC re-elected Wil Brasington as Board Chairman, Kelley Hice as Treasurer and…
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Lunch & Learn: Booker T. Washington’s Spartanburg connection

[caption id="attachment_1628" align="alignnone" width="604"] Booker T. Washington[/caption] Spartanburg, SC — Booker Taliaferro Washington, author, educator, and advisor to Presidents, was perhaps the most prominent leader of the African-American community during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Join Spartanburg County Historical Association and USC Upstate Professor Dr. Andrew Myers onFriday, Feb. 26, 12:20-1:30 p.m. to learn about…
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Toyota of Greer gives $20,000 to March of Dimes

GREER, S.C. – For the fourth year in a row, Toyota of Greer has reached out to help the March of Dimes campaign in the Upstate with a generous donation of $20,000. The donation was announced at the annual kickoff luncheon Wednesday, but that is the not limit to Toyota of Greer’s donation, said Mark…
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Meals on Wheels of Greenville volunteer wins local award

[caption id="attachment_1609" align="alignnone" width="480"] (L to R) Kevin Parker, Executive Director, The Woodlands at Furman; Alan Shaw, Award Recipient. (Photo/Provided)[/caption] Greenville, South Carolina – On Thursday, January 28, Meals on Wheels of Greenville volunteer Alan Shaw was awarded the Social Masterpiece Living Award by The Woodlands at Furman, an award given to an Upstate senior forremaining…
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CDS hosts Greenville Swamp Rabbits hockey players

CDS Families enjoyed a visit from the Greenville Swamp Rabbits hockey players.  The players stopped by in support of their upcoming CDS Night on Feb. 20th where children with developmental delays will be part of the pre-game activities. Tickets can be purchased at www.CDShockey.com.
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‘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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