Do Unto Others…

…just because it’s the right thing to to. That’s the idea behind “The Year of Altruism” — an Upstate South Carolina-based non-profit established to promote the unselfish regard for or devotion to the welfare of others. “The mission of the Year of Altruism is to encourage and celebrate altruism in thought, speech and deed, focusing the […]

AFL Presents $145K to the United Way of the Piedmont

Spartanburg-based AFL, a leading international manufacturer of fiber optic cable, equipment and accessories, presented the United Way of the Piedmont with $145,000. The gift was a direct result of AFL’s annual United Way campaign in which associates learn about United Way’s positive impact on local communities and become a part of that impact by giving […]

Nancy O’Dell. A Celebrity’s Celebrity with Her Roots Still Firmly Ground in SC

Today’s installment in CRESCENT and on CRESCENT Radio almost didn’t happen…at least in the way you’ll hear it in the audio. After more than five months of going over calendars, we were finally to schedule Nancy O’Dell, but after we finished our interview, the entire recording disappeared from the servers. We scrambled to write an […]

Legislative Leaders Highlight American Diabetes Association Fundraiser

South Carolina’s top legislative leaders will join The Dome Team Wednesday night to raise money for the American Diabetes Association. They’ll be working hard for the money as “celebrity” servers at The Blue Marlin Restaurant in Columbia’s Vista district. “This is a great night where we can all put aside our partisan differences and raise […]

Business Leaders Help Habitat for Humanity

A number of Upstate business leaders are pooling resources aimed at bolstering work by Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County. The group launched construction of Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County’s newest project, a home in the Abigail Springs development of Taylors.  This particular house is the inaugural project of a new Habitat for Humanity […]

Students at Title I Schools Across SC to Receive YMCA Scholarships

  Through a “fund-and-friend-raising” event sponsored by Certus Bank, Collins and Lacy, The Palmetto Bank, and TD Bank, the South Carolina YMCA Youth in Government program has received a $5,000 grant from the SC Bar Foundation. Approximately 100 people from the Upstate legal community were present and made gifts to the Bar Foundation which, in […]

Lowcountry Foundation Receives $400,000 Donation to Expand Help for Learning Disabilities

  With the goal of helping more students with learning differences and disabilities succeed more quickly, Beaufort Academy (BA) is doubling its efforts by donating more than $400,000 to Coastal Community Foundation to benefit students across Beaufort County. At the same time, Beaufort Academy’s Learning Center is open to all students — in public schools, […]

Upstate Auto Dealer Spreads Christmas Cheer

  Less than 24 hours after organizers of an annual Christmas event to give gifts to children at Miracle Hill said the holiday tradition was in jeopardy, Best Chevrolet in Easley donated $1,000 to the Miracle Hill Children’s Home in Pickens County. This is the second year in a row that Best Chevrolet has donated […]

SC Congressional Staffs Volunteer for Habitat for Humanity

  Members of the staffs of U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham and Jim DeMint and Congressman Trey Gowdy worked on a Habitat for Humanity home as a part of the Congressional Build Day event this morning. “Volunteers are essential to our organization, and these congressional staff members set a great example for the community by donating […]

Greenville Family Partnership Adds to its Red Ribbon Workshop with “Leading to Change”

  Gearing up for 2012’s “Red Ribbon Week” which encourages young people to avoid drugs, alcohol, tobacco and the pitfalls associated with their abuse, Greenville Family Partnership (GFP) is inviting principals, teachers, PTA presidents, Red Ribbon coordinators, and others who work with youth to attend its “Red Ribbon Workshop” on August 28-29 at Buncombe Street […]

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