The Buzz

We’ve been busy preparing for a safe and fun Christmas, as well as putting together these stories for you this week. Read Joan Herlong & Associates|Sotheby’s International Realty hired Kim Crain as a Realtor and Sales Associate. You can read more about Crain here. Rebuild Upstate received a $15,000 grant from the Leon Levine Foundation.…

BASF Kirkland Named to Leadership Spartanburg

CONVERSE, S.C. Dec. 14, 2020 – Jerome Kirkland, the Site Manager for BASF’s Converse manufacturing facility in Spartanburg County, has been named to Leadership Spartanburg. Leadership Spartanburg offers a backstage pass to the county, preparing participants to work within their own community and the region as effective leaders. Participants will learn about, examine and respond…

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BASF Makes $9,000 Donation to Converse Fire Department

BASF’s site in Converse, South Carolina has donated $9,500 to the Converse Fire Department for training equipment that will help the department improve readiness among its firefighters. The donation will cover the Intelligent Training System Base Unit, 7×7 Smart Extinguisher, and transport case for the equipment. The system will allow firefighters with the Converse Fire…

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Holiday song banter

Can’t escape holiday music on the radio? Then you came to the wrong blog today. We are talking about some of our favorite Christmas songs of all-time and sharing some fun insight. Elton John’s “Step into Christmas” may be one the more “out there” holiday songs recorded. Seriously, watch this video.  Snow wasn’t the only…

BASF hiring in Upstate

SENECA and CONVERSE, S.C. Dec. 7, 2020 — BASF is recruiting for 65 open positions in the Upstate area: 50 positions at its Seneca site and 15 positions at its Converse site. BASF offers a solid career path with pay raises, learning and development opportunities such as tuition reimbursement, competitive compensation including bonuses, comprehensive benefits,…