The Blue Ridge High Honors Choir has launched its last fundraiser of the year to raise money to travel to the Smoky Mountains Festival in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., next year.
Due to the choir state competition getting canceled, the school is reaching out for community support to compete in what students call “really prestigious competition”.
Two free seminars are scheduled Sept. 22 at The Davenport on Social Media Safety and Elderly Fraud.
Susan Wind, a cyber security expert, will present the seminars sponsored by Citizens Building & Loan.
New socks and underwear are continuously in short supply in Sharon’s Closet so Greer Community Ministries (GCM) is trying a new approach to raise funds for these items.
On Thursday and Friday GCM is hosting a $1 donation sale in Sharon’s Closet, the final days before flipping the closet selections from spring and summer to fall and winter clothing. The sale is intended clearing the spring/summer inventory and providing funds for underwear and socks.
The Rotary Club of Greater Greer created a tribute to first responders for the 15th anniversary of 9/11, hanging decorated stars from a Greer City Park tree near the fountain as part of the HOPE Tree project.
“Last week, many questioned if Americans still remember the horror of watching events unfold on September 11, 2001. First responders live with those memories every day they report to work, not just once a year,” said Steve Owens, communications manager for the City of Greer. “We are grateful to the Rotary Club of Greater Greer for creating such a touching and visible tribute to local first responders and for sending hope to a community that desperately needs it.”
The Greer Police Department is taking applications and inviting sponsorships to its 11th Annual Cops for Tots annual golf tournament
Enrollment, donations and hole sponsors go to the police for its largest fundraiser each year.
The SC Bar Pro Bono Program will sponsor eight free legal clinics in the Spartanburg area in September.
Most involve a 30-45 minute lecture followed by either a question and answer or five-minute one-on-one session with an attorney.
A spaghetti dinner is scheduled at Grace Hall on Thursday to help raise funds for Dave Taylor, the Greer physical therapist battling stage four pancreatic cancer.
The dinner is 5-8 p.m. and family friendly entertainment and a Chinese auction are scheduled.
Greer Yellow Jacket Basketball Camp
When: July 13-16
The Greer CPW Golf for Relief is scheduled for Monday, June 15 at Willow Creek Golf Club.
Teams are $400 for a foursome and individuals are $100. Fees include barbecue lunch (Smoke on the Water), complimentary beer carts, greens and cart fees and player gifts.
The 8th annual Benson OctoberFAST Classic Car Show, Kids Fun Run and Twilight 5K is Saturday, Oct. 4 at the Greer First Baptist parking lot.
The fundraiser benefitting Greer Community Ministries (GCM) has a Car Show noon – 5 p.m., a Kids Fun Run at 5:30 p.m. and the Twilight 5K at 6 p.m.
Greer Community Ministries is in need of drivers for Meals on Wheels routes, the food pantry and is collecting school supplies.
GCM is at 738 South Line Street. Call 864-877-1937 for more information, 864-879-2254 for Meals on Wheels or email here.
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.
Trey Arrington has joined the Spartanburg Methodist College staff as executive director of information technology.
Arrington previously was employed at Union Hospital District where he was the director of information systems. Prior to the hospital system, he served in various IT and communication roles with Exopack LLC, ProVest Wealth Advisors and IMT Duncan.
Kim Snipes has joined The Faust-Boyer Group of Raymond James & Associates, located at 310 The Parkway.
Snipes joins the team as a Registered Service Associate. She has financial industry experience and has also worked as an auditor, a church office manager, and a tax preparation specialist.
The Merle State Hunger Walk is Sunday at 2 p.m. at Memorial United Methodist Church, 201 N. Main Street.
The approximately one-mile walk begins at the church and ends at the Greer Soup Kitchen, 521 East Poinsett Street. It is a dog-friendly event.
The Greer Community Ministries (GCM) Senior Dining program has openings for senior adults 62 and older.
Seniors meet Monday through Friday at GCM, 738 S. Line St. Ext. at 10 a.m. for fellowship, entertainment and a free lunch. Transportation is available within six miles of the ministry.
The Greer Police Department’s Cops for Tots Golf tournament is Oct. 8 at Greer Country Club. The format is captain's choice with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m.
The police department is inviting companies, businesses and individuals to sponsor 4-member teams ($350), holes ($100), door prizes and other possibilities.
Greer Community Ministries is in need of school supplies to help fill school supply orders.
Applications for school supply assistance began today and clients will be given a date to return for those supplies during the first week of the application process. Supplies are needed to fill all the orders that have already been taken.
The Southern Dance Connection is hosting fundraiser for dancers participating in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
• Aug. 10, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Car Wash at Zaxby's on Batesville Road (in front of Publix).
Greer Relief and Resource Agency is asking for help to maintain its plot at the Greer Community Garden. Call 864-848-5355.