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The Greer Station Association is adding Tuesdays on Trade to downtown Greer’s expanding entertainment scene.
Beginning July 10, events are planned every Tuesday through the holiday season in December.
Wild Ace Pizza and Pub was awarded the Small Business of the Year by the Greer Area Chamber of Commerce at its awards dinner. Citizens Building and Loan received the Mayor’s Award.
The dinner, held at Greer City Hall, honored small businesses and their efforts in revitalizing downtown Greer.
When you first see a Fiat 500 you can’t help but smile. The Italian minicar manages to be just as cool as it is cute, with incredible styling that impresses with its attention to detail.
Jim Benson is bringing the Fiat to Greer in a new Fiat Studio that will be adjacent to Benson Chrysler Dodge Jeep on Wade Hampton Blvd. It is set to open in two weeks, and the final touches are being put onto what promises to be a fitting showcase for the fashionable car. The studio will be a mirror of one in Charlotte, complete with espresso bar and interactive technology that allows prospective buyers to experience the Fiat experience in many different ways.
The Faust-Boyer Group of Raymond James has signed on as a presenting sponsor of the Sooie’t Relief BBQ, an annual event presented by Greer Relief and Resources Agency Inc. Sanctioned by the Kansas City BBQ Society, the event is a cook off that raises funds to provide emergency assistance to individuals and families residing in Greer, Taylors, Duncan, Lyman and Wellford.
The Sooie’t Relief BBQ will be held Aug. 24-25 on Trade Street in downtown Greer. The two-day event features a barbecue cooking competition, and a street fair with live music and activities for adults and children.
Camilla Pitman graduated from Leadership Greenville Class 38 sponsored by the Greater Greenville Chamber of Commerce.
Pitman was reappointed as the Functional Director of Certification with Legal Staff Professionals of South Carolina and appointed to the Mentoring Committee of the International Institute of Municipal Clerks.
Paul Davis Restoration and Remodeling of the Upstate owners Dan Driscoll and Gordon McPhee will donate project management services as a corporate donor for renovation of The Peace House, a “home away from home” for patients and families undergoing intensive rehabilitation therapy.
Peace House project is a collaborative effort of the community and Roger C. Peace Rehabilitation Hospital, which is part of the Greenville Hospital System (GHS).
The Southern Living Showcase Home Tour by Dillard-Jones Builders raised $10,000 and collected almost 300 toys, coloring books, bubbles and other items for the Child Life program at Children's Hospital of Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center (GHS).
Dillard-Jones President Tom Dillard and Vice President Susan Peace-Vernon presented the items and a check for $10,000 to hospital officials.
Karl Rogozenski, event coordinator for the City of Greer, has accepted the position as Senior Care Development Director for Catholic Charities of the Piedmont in Greenville.
The Freedom Blast on June 30 will be Rogozenski’s final day. He has been employed with the city since May 2008. He has moved to Greer and will continue to make it his home.
By Muriel Lee
ACME General Store was mobbed today.
A one-carat diamond and a Dallas Cowboys ticket package are prizes to be awarded at the Small Business of the Year celebration June 21 at 6 p.m. at Greer City Hall.
The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce will present the small business of the year award and the Mayor’s award will be presented by Rick Danner.
Stevens Aviation has expanded its fleet of mobile AOG (aircraft on ground) and maintenance service vehicles. The company’s Greenville locations at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) at Greer and the SC Technology and Aviation Center (GYH) are the latest to offer the service. The new truck, dedicated to mobile AOG and maintenance service, joins the existing fleet operating out of the Stevens Aviation facilities in Dayton (DAY), Denver (BJC) and Nashville (BNA).
The vehicle was added to complete its national coverage for mobile AOG and aircraft maintenance services. The western US is covered by a crew based in the Denver area at the Broomfield, Colo., (BJC) airport. Stevens offers coverage from the Dayton (DAY) and Nashville (BNA) facilities. The company has established a toll-free hotline for more information and scheduling at 1-855-359-5496.
The Minority Business Summit will be streamed live Thursday and participants watching will be able to ask questions via Twitter. The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is hosting the free event at Grace Hall, 108 Trade Street, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Follow live streaming of the panel discussion and keynote address at www.greertoday.com/tv. The Chamber’s staff will entertain questions via Twitter. Follow @greerchamber on twitter and use #greersummit to submit questions and comments.
The Partnership for Tomorrow board of trustees unanimously endorsed the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce’s buy local campaign, “Keep the Green in Greer.”
The buy local campaign functions much like a gift card program. A chamber staffer can pre-load the cards with any desired amount greater than $40. Purchasers then use the cards, as they would a gift card, to purchase merchandise at participating businesses dollar for dollar. Participating businesses, which are Greer Chamber of Commerce members, handle the transaction as they would a credit card transaction
Mitsubishi Polyester Film honored one of the Upstate’s storied landmarks with a road marker dedication on Suber Mill Road today.
Suber Mill is one of the only water-powered mills still grinding corn and selling cornmeal in South Carolina. It’s located on Princess Creek, which is a branch of the Enoree River. The mill traces its history to before the Civil War when James A. Suber operated a saw mill near the site. He added a grist mill after returning from the war.