For the past eight years, the Corey James Memorial Good Time Benefit, a 501C-3 non-profit, has raised more than $50,000 through music charity events for a local child and their family enduring medical hardships in the Upstate of South Carolina.
Rides Rollin’ for Warriors is holding its annual Auto & Bike Show in support of Disabled American Veterans (DAV) this Saturday in downtown Greer.
Trade Street will be closed from 2-10 p.m. with car check-in from 2-4 p.m. The show car entrance is Depot Street. Pre-register at $15 or $20 the day of the show.
Miss Greater Greer 2017 Sydney Sill and Miss Greater Greer Teen 2017 Brooklyn Brewster participated in several community service projects in honor of Miss America Serves Day last Saturday.
The pair began the morning by donating items to the Greenville Health System Children’s Hospital.
The official book launch for The Upstate Book Project 2.0 was held Saturday at The Hub City Tap House in downtown Spartanburg. A reception for the exhibition of the original artwork used throughout the book was held along with artist meet and greets. The artwork exhibit will be open through Tuesday, April 18.
Several Greer High art students received awards in the Eighth Annual City of Greer Juried Art Exhibit recently. Their works are on display at Greer City Hall through the International Festival.
After more than 30 years in education, Phillip Liston is looking for new ways to assist local families and make a difference in his community.
The Skyland Elementary School counselor recently joined the Greenville Health Authority Board of Trustees for a three year term.
Two local elementary schools joined together recently to honor those impacted by cancer.
Choruses from Skyland and Mountain View Elementary schools performed “Sing for a Cure” last week with donations accepted for Greer Relay for Life.
Local residents will be using spring break to complete projects around the Greer area, as part of Hope Week 2017.
Nathan Brannon, now a freshman at North Greenville University, started Hope Week as his senior project for Greer Middle College in 2016.
“Hard work won’t kill you.”
Those are the words of Dot Breazeale, who celebrated her 102nd birthday at Manning Place last week.
“If it did, I would’ve been dead a long time ago,” she added.
Born and raised in Fountain Inn, Breazeale moved to Taylors area in the 1950s where she joined Taylors First Baptist Church.
A beach-themed fundraiser for Greer Relief and Resource Agency drew a large crowd last Friday at The Spinning Jenny.
Caroline Robertson, Executive Director for the nonprofit, is still counting the funds raised from the annual Gala, but called the event a success.