Locally owned Subway restaurants are thanking Habitat volunteers at work sites across the Carolinas with a free catered lunch during National Volunteer Week, April 6-12.
“We recognize that volunteers are the heart and backbone of Habitat,” said Greg Thomas, executive director for the South Carolina Association of Habitat for Humanity affiliates. “We appreciate Subway joining us to show our neighbors and community members we value what they do to make our state better.”
Dunkin’ Donuts is offering a free 16-ounce freshly-brewed iced coffee all day Monday in celebration of warmer weather for participating restaurants in the Carolinas, Tennessee and southern Virginia.
Guests can customize their beverage with one of eight different flavors, including French Vanilla, Hazelnut, Toasted Almond, Blueberry, Coconut, Cinnamon, Caramel and Raspberry.
The businesses thanked the first responders, the first responders thanked the businesses and everybody thanked the families, spouses and acquaintances of the fire, police and emergency medical services on Thursday night.
The third annual Greer Public Safety Appreciation Dinner on Thursday was an occasion for the business community to celebrate and say “Thank you” to first responders.
Updated at 11:45 a.m. Friday
"Greer Goes Global" will held indoors on the second floor at Greer City Hall Saturday from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. The festival is free and food vendors wil be selling food and beverages.
Spartanburg Regional Hospice has partnered with Wade’s Restaurant for the past 18 years to provide a special Easter dinner for patients and their families.
A $55 donation will feed 10-12 people.
Two upstate microbreweries, Thomas Creek and RJ Rockers, which have licensing agreements with MSE Branded Foods of Gainesville, Ga., are tentatively scheduled to have restaurant namesakes open May 10 at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport.
Hudson News is also expanding its retail outlet and enhancing its inventory with products from the upstate. Flatwood Grill, named for the area of land BMW Manufacturing purchased for its only North American plant, will offer a menu of breakfast and traditional American fare.
Reservations are being accepted for the Greer community garden organized by Greer Memorial Hospital. Individuals and groups are invited to request a plot to grow their own fruit and vegetables.
Gardeners must attend a mandatory class led by a master gardener Buddy Waters at Greer Memorial Hospital March 27 at 6 p.m. or March 28 at 9 a.m.