The Southern Dance Connection will host a fundraiser featuring its dancers Thursday at the Greer Opry House at 107 Cannon Street.
Dinner will be Kickin’ Pig BBQ, with vendors contributing to a prize package. A baked sale will be held.
Spartanburg Community College (SCC) will hold a job fair to recruit part-time faculty members and provide an opportunity for job seekers to meet with SCC’s hiring managers. The job fair is Thursday, May 23, from 4 – 6 p.m. at SCC’s central campus in Spartanburg.
Credential requirements for faculty teaching positions in a variety of courses are:
Sherman College of Chiropractic is accepting applications for the college’s summer class, which begins July 8. The deadline for applications is May 27.
At Sherman, students receive a comprehensive chiropractic education relevant to the future of health care. The college’s curriculum offers basic science, chiropractic technique and philosophy and practice management.
The 13th Annual Greer Lions Club golf fundraiser is Friday, April 26 at Greer Golf and Country Club.
The golf tournament helps raise funds for those who cannot afford the proper eye care. Candidates file for services at Greer Relief. The Lions Club annually pays thousands of dollars for eye exams and glasses.
The Greer Learning Center is seeking volunteers to provide instruction in reading, writing, math, pre-GED, basic computer skills, English as a second language and WorkKeys.
Morning and evening opportunities are available and training is provided. No teaching or foreign language experience is necessary.
The Greer Learning Center is holding classes to prepare for the United States citizenship test. Participants must be able to understand and speak English as classes are taught in English.
The classes will begin Thursday, Jan. 10 and will meet each Thursday at 5:30-6:30 p.m. for 12 weeks. There is a $20 registration fee. The registration deadline is Tuesday, Jan. 8.
The Merle State Hunger Walk is Sunday from 2 – 4 p.m. starting at Memorial United Methodist Church, 201 N. Main Street, and ending at Daily Bread Ministries at 521 E. Poinsett. That route will be closed to traffic until after the walk.
Registration is 1:30 p.m. at Memorial United Methodist Church.
"A Night of Hope!" is scheduled Dec. 8 and 9 at Praise Cathedral (3390 Brushy Creek Road) with a 120-voice choir, orchestra, and cast totaling over 200.
From Santas and reindeer, to wise men, shepherds, and baby Jesus, the greatest story ever told is portrayed. Adam Crabb, Christian recording artist, is the special guest.
A landlord/tenant training seminar is scheduled at the Greer Municipal Court Building Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. The Greer Police Department is hosting the seminar to educate landlords and tenants on legal issues, narcotics and codes enforcement.
Sgt. Chad Richardson, who has organized the seminar, said the class originated with the proliferation of meth labs found operating in leased housing and businesses. “The landlords and tenants probably don’t know what steps to take and their responsibility if they come upon suspicious activity,” Richardson said. “There is a lot of cost involved in the cleanup after we shut down a meth operation. This is an educational seminar to let people know who to ask for help or questions they may have.”
The Western Carolinas American Red Cross is collecting and distributing cards that send words of encouragement, gratitude and cheer during its annual Holiday Mail for Heroes Campaign. Now through Dec. 7, Americans can send a card of thanks and support to members of the Armed Forces, veterans and their families.
The Red Cross is inviting the public to send messages of thanks and holiday cheer by dropping them off at any of local Red Cross offices, or contact Kim Eller at 864-282-8650 for other arrangements. The greater Greer Red Cross office is 940 Grove Road in Greenville.
Free flu shots will be given to the public at Greer Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, Oct. 23. People living in the community can get their shots in the hospital lobby from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 3 - 6 p.m.
A benefit for Yasenia Thomas and her fight against Pierre Robin Syndrome (or sequence), a condition where children are born without a fully formed jaw, will be held at Fatz on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 8-10 a.m. at 1361 W. Wade Hampton Blvd.
The Short Stacks for Big Change event will go toward purchasing a service dog for Yasenia. Her parents suggest a cuddly companion will help Yasenia during this difficult time, as she is not able to spend much time with siblings and friends.
The Salvation Army's Battle of the Bells competition is scheduled 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1. Teams throughout Greenville County will be raising money at a kettle location to benefit the charity.
Attention grabbing costumes, dancing, and fun antics are encouraged during the competition.
Joelle Teachey, director of Trees Greenville, will talk on the value of tree-lined streets at Middle Tyger Library Sept. 25 6:30 -7:45 p.m.
Lyman Citizens for Advocacy and Preservation (L-Cap) is presenting the program to build awareness that the Lyman Village is losing its beautiful, historic canopy. L-Cap’s message is that preserving trees is worthwhile for financial, aesthetic and active living reasons.
The Northwood Baptist Church Ladies Banquet is scheduled Tuesday July 31 at 7 p.m.
Micca Campbell of Proverbs 31 Ministries is the special guest. Her writing and speaking ministry guides people to help others fear less and live more. Desserts, music and fellowship will be on the evening’s program.
Rhythms Dance will hold a summer block party for its grand opening Saturday 9-11 a.m. at 1582 E. Main Street (Hwy. 290) in Duncan.
Free activities include Zumba 10:45 – 11:15 a.m., face painting and coffee samples from Espresso Café for $1. Registration for summer camp and fall class registrations will be held.
Future Yellow Jacket Football Camp
Friday, June 15.
The Palmetto Pooch King and Queen Contest
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