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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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Sandlapper Securities Provides Tax Cut Bonus to Employees

Greenville, S.C. | February 20, 2018 –  Due to recent federal tax reform, Trevor Gordon, SANDLAPPER Securities, LLC Founder and CEO is excited to announce that the company has provided each of its employees with a Trump Tax Cut Bonus. The bonus was distributed within the organization’s last pay period. "This administration has already done so much to reinvigorate our economy and work to remove the tethers that have held business large and small at bay for so long” states Gordon.  "As a small business owner, we are already seeing some of the benefits to the Trump Tax Cuts and are looking to share the win with our people, and following suit with the larger companies out there, we hope this Trump Tax Cut bonus is the first of many wins for us as a company and our associates that make us strong.” ABOUT SANDLAPPER Securities, LLC SANDLAPPER Securities, LLC...Read More
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FUEL ADDS JOE GILMAN AS CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Greenville, SC (January 30, 2018) -- FUEL, an integrated marketing firm in downtown Greenville, SC, specializing in both digital and traditional services, has hired Joe Gilman as Creative Director to lead the Strategic Creative Team. With a long celebrated history, Gilman brings two decades of experience working with national, regional, and international accounts across a number of industries in both consumer and business-to-business segments. “We are very fortunate to be able to add a strategic and creative talent like Joe to the FUEL team,” says Warren Griffith, FUEL President & CEO. “In addition to his many skills and talents, Joe brings a collaborative sensibility. And that is critical to the FUEL team—every bit as important as ability or experience. We are highly collaborative and integrated, with senior-level individuals across the board: strategists, account directors, digital experts, writers/content developers, graphic designers, programmers, you name it. Joe is a great fit for...Read More
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SANDLAPPER Securities, LLC Hosts CDS Night with the Greenville Swamp Rabbits

Greenville, S.C. | February 6, 2018 – SANDLAPPER Securities, LLC is proud to present the Center for Developmental Services (CDS) Night at the Greenville Swamp Rabbits game on Tuesday, March 6th at 7:00pm. The Center for Developmental Services is a special place where families can find multiple community services in one location for children and individuals with delays and disabilities. “SANDLAPPER is honored to once again partner with the Swamp Rabbits to host CDS Night,” stated Trevor Gordon, founder and CEO of SANDLAPPER Securities, LLC. “CDS provides children with special needs the resources and opportunities to overcome their developmental challenges. We hope the community can join us for an evening of hockey to support such a wonderful organization.” The game against the South Carolina Stingrays will be hosted at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Tickets are available for $15 each or two for $20 at http://www.swamprabbits.com/game/south-carolina-greenville-5/. ‘Hoppy Hour’ specials will...Read More
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SPINX ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH BITE SQUAD

 Greenville, S.C. – February 14, 2018 – The SPINX Company is excited to announce a partnership between the Greenville-based convenience-store chain and the up and coming food-delivery company, Bite Squad. This partnership, which launched earlier this month, will allow customers to order food from five different SPINX locations in the Upstate through the Bite Squad website or app. The orders will be delivered in one of Bite Squad’s eco-friendly vehicles and customers can use the website or app to track the order status. “SPINX has always been dedicated to serving our customers, and this new partnership will make it easier than ever for Upstate communities to enjoy a taste of what our kitchens have to offer,” states Beth Thomason, SPINX director of marketing and advertising. “By partnering with Bite Squad, we’re catering to what our customers want, and that’s our legendary fried chicken and other SPINX favorites delivered right to...Read More
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