Category Archives: Nonprofit

Captain Gerald Hunt Joins Generations Group Board of Directors

Greenville - Generations is pleased to announce Captain Gerald Hunt of the Greenville, SC Police department has joined the board of directors of Generations Group. [caption id="attachment_37519" align="alignleft" width="200"] Captain Gerald Hunt[/caption] Gerald Hunt is a 28 ½ years veteran of the Greenville Police Department. He has served in various capacities within the organization and…
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Rebuild Upstate hires new Community Engagement Specialist

[caption id="attachment_37489" align="alignleft" width="225"] Abby Watson[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C. – Abby Watson has relocated her passion for answering the needs of the local community to Greenville through her new position with Rebuild Upstate. As Rebuild Upstate’s Community Engagement Specialist, Watson brings a knowledgeable background in non-profits as well as a bachelor’s degree in Interpersonal and Organizational…
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Upstate Business Leader Named Heart Walk Chair

The American Heart Association is proud to announce Chris Fincher as chair of the 2020 Upstate Heart Walk. [caption id="attachment_37402" align="alignleft" width="300"] Chris Fincher named 2020 Upstate Heart Walk Chair[/caption] Fincher is the regional vice president for TD Bank where he leads an experienced team of commercial bankers in offices across the Upstate region. Fincher…
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Rebuild Upstate received $7,500 from the Countybank Foundation

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Countybank Foundation recently made a major donation of volunteer time and funds to Rebuild Upstate. Countybank and Greenwood Capital employees did a blitz repair of three houses in Anderson, Greenville, and Greer on the weekend of October 5, 2019, that accounted for a $7,500 donation and 248 hours of service. “Putting…
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Douglas OFlaherty, IOM, Named Chair of Northeast Board of Regents of Institute for Organization Management

Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, has appointed Douglas OFlaherty, IOM, Vice President of the South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association, to chair the Northeast Board of Regents. As chair of the board, OFlaherty will help implement the policies created by the Institute’s National Board of…
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40th Anniversary Big Thursday

The D&D Motors Big Thursday event benefiting Greer Community Ministries (GCM) is Nov. 7, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. What began 40 years ago as a craft bazaar and bake sale has grown into a multi-faceted event that involves the whole community. Fairview Baptist Church in Greer annually hosts the event. Crafts, baked goods, and…
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Real Men Wear Pink Happy Hour

Local CEO hosting a happy hour to raise funds for Breast Cancer Awareness GREENVILLE, S. C., October 1, 2019 -- WHO: Kenny Ridgell, founder and CEO of Ridge Media LLC has been chosen as a candidate for the Real Men Wear Pink Campaign. WHAT: The Real Men Wear Pink Campaign encourages men to take a…
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Village Launch begins tenth cohort of grass-root entrepreneur academy with a $9,000 charitable gift from IBERIAbank

[caption id="attachment_37066" align="alignleft" width="2048"] IBERIABANK check presentation to Village Launch for $9,000[/caption] Greenville, SC – Village Launch is proud to launch its 10th cohort of grass-root entrepreneurs this fall in partnership with IBERIABANK. Village Launch serves as a resource hub that provides business training for emerging entrepreneurs in the Upstate community. The organization serves as…
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S.C. Wildlife Federation Announces Nicole Chadwick Memorial Scholarship Fund and Annual Scholarship Application Deadline

The South Carolina Wildlife Federation (SCWF) today announced the creation of the Nicole Chadwick Memorial Scholarship Fund in addition to the annual scholarship application period. The Nicole Chadwick Memorial Scholarship Fund was created out of a desire by community members to honor the long-lasting impact of Nicole Chadwick’s work for wildlife conservation. The new scholarship…
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