Bon Secours St. Francis Health System of downtown Greenville and Eastside won Environmental Leadership awards from Practice GreenHealth. The award is for success in improving environmental performance and dedication to a higher standard of sustainability.
Bon Secours Health System won the System for Change Award bestowed upon health systems.
Visitors to the Greer Family Fest will have a unique opportunity to meet medical specialists, get screenings and premium education about programs that will help maintain a nutritional and fit quality of life.
Village Hospital is the presenting sponsor of the annual Greer Family Festival, this year scheduled May 3-4 in downtown Greer. There will be four stations, each available for four hours to provide time to enjoy the entertainment at the Festival plus take in as many of the medical opportunities available.
Kay Butler, 91, was remembered by Bon Secours St. Francis Health System this week, National Volunteer Week, to honor her lifetime of volunteering. Butler died Monday.
Butler volunteered 45 years, 19,500 hours with Bon Secours providing help in various roles throughout the hospital system. She was also “1984 Volunteer of the Year” and received numerous commendations. She crossed over many departments including front desk, chart room for outpatient surgery and education.
Hundreds of runners toured downtown Greer Saturday as they participated in the Earth Day Run.
The first prospective buyer for the Allen Bennett Hospital campus has come and gone. Now, there’s a second candidate undergoing due diligence, according to City Administrator Ed Driggers.
“We have a letter of intent,” Driggers said. “They basically are seeing if ‘this property works for (them).’
Sports Spine & Industrial Physical Therapy (SSI) is hosting its free “Spring In Your Step Health and Fitness Fair” on Saturday at Greer City Park from 9 a.m. - noon.
The Fitness Fair will be held in conjunction with the Greer Earth Day Run that is expected to draw about 5,000 runners to City Park.
The Heart Walk drew thousands to Greer City Park Saturday to remember those that lost battles to heart disease and educate many more with it.
The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen, featuring two chefs from California demonstrating and serving food prepared, is scheduled Saturday at First Presbyterian Church in Greer at 100 School Street.