Category Archives: Nonprofit

United Way hires Deborah McKetty as new VP of Community Impact

Deborah McKetty, former president and CEO of CommunityWorks, has been hired as United Way of Greenville County’s new Vice President for Community Impact. [caption id="attachment_34866" align="alignleft" width="221"] Deborah McKetty[/caption] McKetty, a Greenville native and long-time United Way partner through her work with the former Greenville Housing Fund and CommunityWorks, starts her new role April 8.…
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United Way of Greenville County welcomes new board members

United Way of Greenville County has welcomed nine community leaders to serve new three-year terms on its volunteer board of directors. They join a 38-member board that serves as the governing body of United Way of Greenville County, the largest poverty fighting organization in the Upstate. The new directors are Yobany Banks-McKay, UPS; David Foster,…
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Greenville Chamber Receives National Recognition At Chamber Executives Conference

[caption id="attachment_34788" align="alignleft" width="4032"] Ben Haskew’s award presentation[/caption] (Greenville, SC) The Greenville Chamber received numerous awards at the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) 2019 Annual Convention in Long Beach, California. The Greenville Chamber received two “Awards of Excellence” in the Communications Excellence awards program; Julie Alexander, the Chamber’s former Senior Investor Development Manager,…
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Greenville Revitalization Corporation Receives Grant from Wells Fargo

Greenville, S.C. — The Greenville Revitalization Corporation (GRC) announced today that it has received a grant from Wells Fargo to be used for the Greenville Textile Heritage Park. Currently, GRC has finished the construction of the parking lot and children’s playground at Textile Heritage Park and has begun construction of the Mill Walk. The park…
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Charity Ball Board of Greenville Announces 2019 Rose Ball Beneficiaries

Greenville, S.C.—The Charity Ball Board of Greenville has unanimously selected the beneficiaries for the 2019 Rose Ball. The 25th Rose Ball will be held on Friday, September 20, 2019 at the Poinsett Club. Following the Ball’s 48-year tradition, fifty percent of the proceeds of the Rose Ball will benefit Bon Secours St. Francis Health System.…
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Just Say Something Reaches Milestone, Hosts 12th Annual Youth Summit

Greenville, SC – Just Say Something, in conjunction with Beyond Differences, Inc., will hold its 12th Annual Youth Summit at Bob Jones University Student Center on Thursday-Friday, July 18-19, 2019. The summit will begin at 9:00AM and will end at 4:00PM each day. Youth between the ages of 13 and 17 will spend two days…
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Countybank And Greenwood Capital Donate Time And Funding To Greenwood Miracle League

Greenwood, S.C. — Countybank and Greenwood Capital associates recently showed up in mass to play ball and volunteer for Greenwood Miracle League’s spring season. The baseball league is managed by the Burton Center and gives children with special needs and disabilities in Greenwood and surrounding counties an opportunity to play. “Greenwood Miracle League has become…
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Converse College Donates Space for Hub City Empty Bowls Event

Hub City Empty Bowls will sponsor two free and public pottery bowl-making sessions at Converse College on Saturday, July 13, at 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. The bowls made during these creative and grassroots events will be used later to raise money to feed needy Spartanburg citizens through TOTAL Ministries, a faith-based agency that aids…
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