The Five Year Plan
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May 20, 2014 - Board of Trustees Meeting
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The Greer Partnership For Tomorrow is not just another "good cause" or "charity". Rather, this five-year initiative is a sound business investment in our community's economic well-being. Like any business venture, when you invest in the Partnership For Tomorrow you expect and deserve a good return on your investment. Economic Development, Community Master Plan, Quality of Life, and Communications are the benefits that will accrue to your business as a result of the success of Greer's Partnership For Tomorrow.
Jennifer Jones, as President and Chief Executive Officer for Citizens Building and Loan, is one of six women holding a position of that magnitude in South Carolina banking.
CBL hired Jones just after graduating Presbyterian College and 16 years later she runs the oldest financial institution in Greer. CBL was founded in 1907.
A Thai cuisine restaurant will open in downtown Greer in the first quarter of 2017.
Chon will be located in the former Greer Station Diner at 219 Trade Street, next door to GreerToday.com
The first three artists in residence at the Greer Center for the Arts have been selected. The new name of the building reflects the city’s change from the previous City Auditorium.
Robin Byouk, director of Greer Cultural Arts, told GreerToday, photographers Rachel Babb and Blaine Owens of Greenville and Amy Bright, a belly dancer and the designer of jewelry, are the first three artists working out of the newly renovated building.
The Tube Dudes are coming to Greer and bringing the power of the smile.
Scott Gerber is the internationally acclaimed artist behind the creation of colorful, steel, tube-like, stick figures in poses that are modeled toward a community’s theme.
Seventeen bike racks have been delivered to the City of Greer as part of its long-term walking and bike trails master plan.
The racks are an investment from Partnership for Tomorrow, a think tank of Greer leaders who helps steer the city’s future development and quality of life.
The City of Greer recorded more than $1.1 billion in gross retail sales in fiscal year 2016, Mike Sell, Assistant City Manager, reported to City Council Tuesday.
The total, $1,154,134, represents $711,739 in gross sales from Greenville County and $442,395 from Spartanburg County in Greer.
Brittnee Seebo painted the train car that represents Riverside High School’s entry for the downtown project.
Seebo, a senior Art 3 Honors student featured paintings of the downtown Greer area.
The Greer High School boxcar was designed by art students Laura Brown, Ryan McCullough, Michaelyn Russell and Jetaysia Dandy.
The boxcars have rolled back into downtown Greer.
The City of Greer’s commitment to enhance downtown Greer and build on its art culture is ongoing.
Greer’s fine arts community was awarded two Accommodations Tax Grants totaling $14,125 Tuesday night at Greer City Council.
The City Auditorium Art Gallery was awarded $10,125 to provide lighting, hardware and signage for the building entrances on Line Street and Snow Street.
Watching a traditional Chinese groundbreaking ceremony for a major manufacturing auto parts supplier in Greer was unique.
There’s little better endorsement of a bicycle shop opening than the town’s mayor and chamber president/CEO riding their bikes to the grand opening.
That’s how Mayor Rick Danner and Chamber of Commerce President Mark Owens arrived at the Benchmark Bicycle Supply Co. ribbon cutting and grand opening Friday at 207 Randall Street.
The 78th Annual Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce Awards celebrates members of the Chamber that have made an impact on Greer’s business community, and signifies the annual change of leadership of the chamber’s executive board.
Tony Kouskolekas, the President of Pelham Medical Center, is the 2016 board chair, taking over for from past chairman Mark King.
BMW Manufacturing Co. in Greer is officially the brand’s largest annual production facility in the world, company officials announced Monday.
Greer recorded BMW’s largest annual production in 2015 when 400,904 X-models rolled off the line.
More than 90 entries have been announced for Sunday's Greer Christmas Parade.
The star of the annual parade, titled An International Christmas, is typically Santa Claus. Santa will have some extra help this year.
Lonnie “Gee” McGee will be at the parade taking his usual place leading the Greer High School Marching Band.
Larry Wilson, chairman of Partnership for Tomorrow, will be the Grand Marshal of the Greer Christmas Parade.
Wilson and his wife, Linda, will lead the parade through Greer on Sunday Dec. 6 at 2:30 p.m.
Five recipients have been awarded “Make Greer Great” reimbursement grants funded by Partnership for Tomorrow.
The program awards $1,500 each to execute an idea or project.
“Don’t you love it when a plan comes together,” City Administrator Ed Driggers gushed.
Greer received another economic jolt of optimism today as Mitsubishi Polyester Film (MTF), Inc., announced it is investing $100 million in the expansion of one of the world’s largest suppliers of polyester film.
The announcement coincides with the 51st anniversary of the plant in Greer. MTF officials at the 50th anniversary celebration last year (Sept. 25) hinted the expansion announcement would be announced this month.