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Jan 31, 2024

Greenville design review board greenlights $4.5M redevelopment project

The project will unite four enterprises of Mill Village Ministries in …

Jan 31, 2024

Rebuild Upstate adds RSVP Project Manager

Rebuild Upstate has added Ryan Hulon as the organization’s RSVP Project Manager for Anderson County. Hulon served in the US Army 82nd Airborne from 1997 to 2007. Years after his service, Hulon began working for the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce while simultaneously earning his education from Tri County Technical College. A[...]

Jan 31, 2024

Freezin’ for a Reason: Big Water Marina hosts the 3rd Annual Polar Bear Jump & Makes a Splash to Support the Red Fez Shrine Club of Anderson

This February, Big Water Marina will celebrate hosting the 3rd Annual Polar Bear Jump organized by the Red Fez Shrine Club of Anderson. Starr, SC, January 29, 2024 – Supporters will gather at Big Water Marina & Campground for another reason to be freezin’ during the Red Fez Shrine Club of Anderson’s 3rd Annual Polar [&[...]

Jan 30, 2024

Habitat for Humanity of Greenville’s Fields named to Riley Fellow program

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Joseph Fields, Habitat’s Vice President of Equity, has been named to the Diversity Leaders Initiative (DLI) from Furman University’s Riley Institute Spring cohort. A graduate of Chaminade University, Fields served as Paraprofessional Program Aid for the Blue Ridge Council of the Boy Scouts of America fro[...]

Jan 26, 2024

Milliken & Company Leader to Join The Blood Connection Board of Trustees

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Blood Connection (TBC) has announced the appointment of Brent Odom to its Board of Trustees. Odom represents Milliken & Company and joins 12 other board members who help to ensure blood collected and processes by TBC meets the needs of local hospitals, at the highest standards. “Brent has been invo[...]

Jan 25, 2024

Habitat Greenville launches 12th CEO Build

GREENVILLE, S.C. – A group of Greenville business and community leaders pledged to help build a new Habitat for Humanity of Greenville home Wednesday afternoon. The 12th Habitat Greenville CEO Build will include: Scott Weaver of Carolina Foothills Federal Credit Union; Jane Harrison Fisher, chairwoman of the 2023 CEO Build as [...]

Jan 23, 2024

Habitat Greenville garners $15,000 grant from Lowe’s

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County received a $15,000 grant Wednesday from Lowe’s to help repair four homes in the City of Greenville. The funding from Lowe’s is part of a two-year, $6 million donation to Habitat for Humanity International to support home repair and preservation efforts in own[...]

Jan 22, 2024

United Way welcomes five community leaders to 2024 board of directors

Five community leaders have been elected to serve new terms on United Way of Greenville County’s Board of Directors in 2024. ­ New directors include Bryan Brown, president and CEO of the Greenville Housing Fund; Bryant Davis, chief diversity officer for the City of Greenville; LaCheryl Coleman, head of schools for Legacy Earl[...]

Jan 19, 2024

Fain McDaniel Announced as New Board Chair of SC Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities Foundation

The South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities Foundation announces that current board member Fain McDaniel has assumed the role of board chair, effective January 1, 2024. McDaniel succeeds Terry Grayson-Caprio, who served as chair since 2019 and has been on the board since 2018. In her service to the Governo[...]

Jan 19, 2024

Nine Upstate Organizations Receive Barbara Stone Foundation’s Community Innovation Grants To Support Programming For People With Disabilities

Greenville, S.C. – The Barbara Stone Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on supporting visionary and creative programs and initiatives for individuals with disabilities, recently awarded nine Community Innovation Grants to Upstate non-profits. The Barbara Stone Foundation invests in innovative programs that directly [...]

Jan 18, 2024

Over 400 Volunteers Participate in United Way’s MLK Day of Service

Spartanburg, S.C. – On Monday, January 15, 2024, more than 400 volunteers came together in Spartanburg to serve over 1,000 total hours at local non-profits in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Spearheaded by the City of Spartanburg and United Way of the Piedmont (UWP), the day began with a free community breakfast provided [...]

Jan 17, 2024

15 Upstate Women Come Together to Bring Hope to Critically Ill Children

On January 11, 2024, dynamic women from the Upstate came together to kickoff Make-A-Wish South Carolina’s 2024 season of W.I.S.H. Society. Each lady was named an Honoree in the program celebrating Women Inspiring Strength and Hope. W.I.S.H. Society was created by Make-A-Wish South Carolina to bring professional and visionary w[...]