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The Five Year Plan

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May 20, 2014 - Board of Trustees Meeting
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Why Greer?

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.


Owens makes debut as chamber head at First Friday luncheon
JUL 31, 2014

Mark Owens, right, will conduct today's First Friday luncheon as President/CEO of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce. At left is Larry Wilson, a community leader in the chamber and Partnership For Tomorrow.

Mark Owens will make his debut today as President/CEO of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce at the monthly’s First Friday luncheon at City Hall.

Owens, formerly vice president at the chamber, was selected after a nationwide search. Today’s luncheon will be the first time Owens will address the group as its new leader.

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$100,000 donation huge lift to homeless rehabilitation center
JUL 30, 2014

Jeff Smith said he announced the $100,000 donation from his family's philanthropic foundation to challenge large donors to contribute to the Daily Bread Ministries homeless rehabilitation center.

Site plans

A $100,000 donation by the John I. Smith Foundation, a philanthropic group that claims it doesn’t have an office, website or telephone, was presented to Daily Bread Ministries today for its planned four-unit homeless rehabilitation shelter.

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New streetlights tested on Wade Hampton from Pine to Morrow
JUL 28, 2014

Four new LED lights have been installed with the older lights from Pine Street to Morrow Street on Wade Hampton. 

New streetlights are being tested on Wade Hampton Boulevard between Pine Street and Morrow Street.

Greer Commission of Public Works reported Monday at it is monthly public meeting it has posted eight LED lights, 4 on each side of Wade Hampton Blvd., for city officials and the public to view. The lights, with nine bulbs each, deliver a wider area of illumination and represent a more aesthetic view, said Tony Farr, Manager of Electrical Operations, for CPW.

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Your input is asked to shape the future of Greer
JUL 26, 2014

Greer City Hall, the Cannon Centre, City Park and amphitheater was part of a former master plan. The complex is now the envy of most similar or larger sized cities.

Here’s your task for today.

Think ahead 15 years and participate in the Greer Community Master Plan survey. It’s a Partnership for Tomorrow (PFT) community initiative for the future of Greer.

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Danner rallies businesses around Partnership For Tomorrow
JUL 17, 2014

Larry Wilson, PFT Campaign Chairman, picks a name out of a bowl held by Mark Owens, Greer Chamber of Commerce President/CEO.

The launch of the fourth campaign for The Partnership for Tomorrow was presented with a warning.

“Folks we find ourselves at a critical crossroads at being mediocre or great,” Mayor Rick Danner told a gathering of contributors. “How far we’ve come in the last 15 years, it doesn’t hold one-tenth of where we will be in the next 10-15 years.”

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Skip Davenport is celebrating a birthday
JUL 17, 2014

Skip Davenport, second from the left, at the ribbon cutting ceremony of the new D&D Ford dealership at 13645 E. Wade Hampton Blvd.

Skip Davenport, a favorite son of Greer, is celebrating a birthday today.

Davenport, President and General Manager of D&D Ford, is a third generation owner of the 77-year-old dealership at 13645 E. Wade Hampton.

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City receives top state economic award for Inland Port
JUL 15, 2014

The nearly $50 million Inland Port was built just short of eight months. 


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