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FOXFIRE HIRES NEW LEADER MEAGHAN CARRIGAN TO LEAD THEIR VALUE-ADDED RESELLER CHANNEL

JULY 9, 2018 | GREENVILLE, SC - Foxfire, a provider of supply chain software specializing in Warehouse Management Systems (WMS), welcomes Meaghan Carrigan as the newest addition to lead Foxfire’s Value-Added Reseller (VAR) Channel. In this position, Carrigan will serve as the Director of the VAR Channel where she will manage and oversee its marketing and sales efforts. Carrigan, a Greenville native, attended the University of Richmond where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, Finance and Marketing. In 2017, she continued her studies at the University of South Carolina where she earned a Master of International Business. Throughout her collegiate career, Carrigan also served as a full-time student-athlete for both University soccer teams, where her strong leadership skills proved invaluable as she led both teams to success. “Meaghan has an extraordinary background. She comes from the #1 international business program in the US and in addition...Read More
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SPINX CHARITY CLASSIC GOLF TOURNAMENT RAISES MORE THAN $100,000 FOR LOCAL CHARITIES

Greenville, S.C. – July 9, 2018 – SPINX hosted its 18th annual Charity Classic Golf Tournament on May 8th where more than 300 golfers gathered on three Upstate courses to participate in this major fundraising event, which raised just over $100,000. The five beneficiaries of this year’s tournament include the American Red Cross, the Children’s Museum of the Upstate, Loaves & Fishes, Pendleton Place and Safe Harbor. Pictured above left to right: Jami Emory, Lynn Pilgrim, Leslie Kimmelman, Nancy Halverson, Jed Dews, Katie Plowman, Donna McAbee, Jessica Bilcliff, Amanda Manly, Stewart Spinx, Paulette Dunn, Lisa Colby. “This fundraiser is important to everyone at SPINX, and I want to personally thank all of our business partners who supported this year’s tournament plus the staff and volunteers that worked behind the scenes to make this another successful event,” said Stewart Spinks, founder and chairman of The SPINX Company and the Spinks Family...Read More
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SPINX RAISES MORE THAN $300,000 FOR MARCH OF DIMES AND DONATES FREE GAS FOR A YEAR TO TOP FUNDRAISER

Greenville, S.C. – June 13, 2018 – SPINX, the Greenville, S.C.-based fuel and convenience retail company, is pleased to announce that it raised $334,451.00 for the March of Dimes, shattering its goal and nearly doubling its record last year of $180,000. “I’m so proud of the work and generosity of the entire SPINX team, our customers and business partners for supporting this year’s campaign and making it such a huge success,” said SPINX President Stan Storti, who also served as the 2018 Chairman for the Greenville March of Dimes March for Babies. “Our goal has always been not only to raise more funds to support the March of Dimes, but also to raise awareness of its ongoing efforts to fight for the health and well-being of moms and their babies. As a parent personally touched by the March of Dimes and chairman of this year’s Walk, I’m so proud of...Read More
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FUEL hires seasoned analytics expert from E*Trade New York

Greenville, SC (May 31, 2018) -- FUEL, an integrated marketing agency in downtown Greenville, SC specializing in both digital and traditional services, has added Kristin Dennis as Digital Analytics/SEO Specialist to its digital marketing team. Dennis is a well-respected industry veteran who has served in a number of key roles at several national accounts, including E*TRADE New York (Director, Digital Analytics) and HBO, New York (Director, Digital Analytics). “We are excited to have someone of Kristin’s caliber join the FUEL team,” says Warren Griffith, FUEL President & CEO. “She has big-time experience in data analysis working on some very high-profile accounts. With digital marketing at FUEL’s core, it’s essential to have a senior-level team, like we do. Kristin gives us added firepower to help drive leads and sales for our customers.” Dennis recently relocated to Greenville, SC with her husband and daughter, seeking a more family-oriented community that combined southern...Read More
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Carolina Nephrology Raises $10,000 for National Kidney Foundation

May 18, 2018 - Carolina Nephrology, a top provider for patient kidney care in Greenville, South Carolina, proudly raised over $10,000 through sponsorships and fundraising for this year's Upstate Kidney Walk. The walk was held on Saturday, March 10th at Furman University. In total, the walk generated approximately $60,000 to help fight kidney disease. Funds generated from the walk will be used to provide resources to administer free health screenings, host educational sessions, and support kidney research. As a disease that shows few warning signs until almost all kidney function has deteriorated, education is a crucial aspect for its prevention. The walk encourages individuals in the Upstate with high blood pressure, diabetes, or a family history of these conditions to participate in regular screenings while generating support for kidney patients and other groups affected by the disease. About Carolina Nephrology: Carolina Nephrology specializes in interventional nephrology, as well as the...Read More
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SPINX HOSTS ANNUAL GRILLAPALOOZA EVENT MAY 16TH

Greenville, S.C. – May 8, 2018 – As part of its fundraising campaign for the 2018 March of Dimes, March for Babies, SPINX will host its annual Grillapalooza event next Wednesday, May 16th. The event will start at noon and be held at “The 500 Club” in the Greenville Drive’s Fluor Field. The event includes an all-you-can-eat lunch, live entertainment, raffles, games and prizes. Pre-sale tickets are $25 each or $30 at the gate. In honor of the March of Dimes’ 80th anniversary and its 80s theme this year, DEPARTURE – The Journey Tribute Band will perform at Grillapalooza. The all-you-can-eat lunch will include hamburgers, Greenville Drive’s Mac ‘N Cheese Dog, barbecue rib tips, beans, chips, cookies, ice cream and soft drinks. “Grillapalooza started out eight years ago as a small cookout in the parking lot of our Support Center. The goal of Grillapalooza has always been to raise a...Read More
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HARTNESS ANNOUNCES SIGNATURE EVENT TO BEGIN SPRING 2018

APRIL 5, 2018, Greenville, S.C. – Hartness, an innovative new urban community located just minutes from downtown Greenville, will host a monthly community market on their iconic Grand Lawn beginning Friday, May 18, 2018. Located at 103 Alester Square, “Fresh Fridays on the Grand Lawn” will bring local farmers and artisans to the property to display and sell an assortment of products. The event is open to the public at no charge and will feature family-friendly live entertainment, food, and featured monthly activities. “Fresh Fridays on the Grand Lawn” will take place on the third Friday of each month from 6-8 p.m. The dates include; May 18, June 15, July 20, Aug. 17, Sept. 21 and Oct. 19.  More information can be found at http://hartnessliving.com/fresh/. During the May Fresh Friday, the first 50 guests will receive a free Hartness tote bag. “We are proud to host an engaging and lively...Read More
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HARTNESS ANNOUNCES SPRING REVEAL WEEKEND

Community invited to see first model home and welcome center within new development MARCH 28, 2018, Greenville, S.C. – Hartness, the new Traditional Neighborhood Development located just minutes from downtown Greenville, will host a highly anticipated Spring Reveal weekend on April 27 and 28 that celebrates the grand opening of their new Welcome Center located at 103 Alester Square, Greenville, SC. The community is invited to attend the opening to see the fully furnished model residence as well as tour the other models currently underway. Hartness representatives will be available to share recently released floor plans and exciting development updates, as well as provide the latest on the Village Center’s progress. Guests can enjoy adult refreshments and culinary delights while exploring the designer furnished residence during a Happy Hour that will take place from 3 pm – 7 pm on Friday, April 27th as well as an Open House on...Read More
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SPINX TO CREATE NEW REGIONAL LEARNING CENTER AT TRIDENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Local SPINX employee training to be held on Trident Tech’s North Charleston campus   Greenville, S.C. – Mar. 13, 2018 – SPINX, a S.C.-based convenience store and gas retailer with nearly 80 locations and 45 car washes across the state, is pleased to announce that it has established a new Regional Learning Center at Trident Technical College in Charleston, S.C. This Center will provide local SPINX associates with extensive onboarding and entry-level training, known as SpinUp. For four days per week and every other weekend, this program will allow associates to gain beneficial experience before entering the field to serve the needs of on-the-go customers. "We are excited to have Spinx on our campus as they continue to grow in the Lowcountry,” said Marshall Connor, assistant director of business services in the college’s Division of Continuing Education and Economic Development. “Trident Technical College is committed to serving as a catalyst...Read More
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SPINX OPENS ITS FIRST TUNNEL CAR WASH

Ride ‘N Shine Tunnel Wash Offers Express Wash in Moncks Corner  Greenville, S.C. – Feb. 19, 2018 – SPINX, the S.C.-based convenience store and gas retailer with more than 80 locations and 45 car washes, has recently opened the first in its line of express tunnel car washes at the newest SPINX location in Moncks Corner, S.C. The Ride ‘N’ Shine car wash, located at 2801 Highway 52, celebrated a ribbon cutting on February 15, 2018. “We’re so excited to open our first Ride ‘N’ Shine tunnel car wash,” stated Stewart Spinks, founder and chairman of The SPINX Company. “While all car washes may appear to be the same, our new tunnel wash sets us apart from the competition, and our trained staff and high-tech equipment will deliver a great experience and quick, thorough car washes to our customers.” The new tunnel-wash system is the first of many that SPINX...Read More
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