Greenville, S.C.June 15th, 2017–   Blues Boulevard Jazz welcomes the public to join them for Jazz in the Courtyard every second and fourth Wednesday of June through October, from 7 to 9 pm. The Courtyard Marriot Greenville Downtown will host the free event. 

Blues Boulevard Jazz Club is a premier jazz and blues venue that hosts local and national artists with locations in Spartanburg and Greenville. This event provides incredible live entertainment for everyone to enjoy right in the center of downtown Greenville. Blues Boulevard will bring in different jazz and blues artists twice a month, offering great music and an opportunity for people to unwind in the middle of a busy work week.  

Stewart Spinks, founder of Spinx stated, “We love to help put on events that bring the community together. As a company that was started in Greenville, we strive to support local events that enhance the city, and we believe that Jazz in the Courtyard will be a great way for people of all ages to come together for a fun night out.”




Founded in 1972 in Greenville, SC, Spinx aims to always be the friendly company that makes people’s lives easier. Driven by a passion for fulfilling people’s everyday needs, Spinx provides quality fresh food and products in a clean, safe and convenient environment. As an employee owned company, Spinx always strives to operate in a respectful manner that balances profit, community involvement and environmental awareness, all while valuing on-the-go customers, partners, and team members. Spinx operates 79 convenience retail stores in South Carolina and is the largest privately held retailer headquartered in the state.


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Smoak Public Relations – Account Executive

Smoak Public Relations, a boutique PR firm, is looking for a highly-motived, self-starter to join our team. The ideal candidate has a positive attitude and a friendly personality and will demonstrate energy, accountability and a willingness to learn.  This individual will also have the natural ability to cultivate relationships with clients and vendors.

As an account executive you will work alongside experienced PR professionals to develop, manage and execute a variety of client initiatives.  Your role will include:

  • Develop and pitch story ideas to local and regional digital, broadcast and print media outlets
  • Maintain relationships with journalists at local and regional media outlets
  • Oversee design and production of all necessary marketing materials and collateral
  • Serve as copywriter for all client needs
  • Maintain databases and prepare agendas and client updates
  • Develop a comprehensive timeline and implement all aspects of corporate event planning and execution


  •  Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to write in multiple styles and formats
  • Graphic design (InDesign) experience
  • Database management
  • Experience managing social media
  • Thrives in a fast paced environment
  • Self-motivated, team player
  • Strong work ethic
  • Demonstrates an outstanding ability to organize and manage multiple tasks while meeting deadlines
  • Demonstrates attention to detail and elevated focus on client satisfaction
  • Experience with website management (preferred)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, English or related field

To apply, please send resume to Katherine Davis at