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…

The Buzz

The cold snap this week didn’t stop us from cranking out some big stories for clients and partners. We did a little bit of everything this week. Enjoy! Read Sylvan Learning opened a satellite location in Taylors, South Carolina. You can read more about these plans at UpstateBizSC. Jeff Tennyson, CEO of Lima One Capital,…

The Buzz

As you prepare for the start of the holiday season next week, check out these stories that we’ve put together. Read Brandon Godwin of 3Fold, a Greenville based marketing and growth agency, answered a few questions about what he does on his days off, his childhood aspirations, and his favorite movies. You can read more…

Rebuild Upstate receives National Award for the fourth time in seven years

GREENVILLE, S.C. – ReFrame Association, the national association for volunteer-based home repair organizations in the United States, recently honored Rebuild Upstate with its fourth Best Practices Award in the past seven years.  The 2020 Best Practices in Stewardship of Volunteers Award was presented to Rebuild Upstate for their leadership in forming new procedures to safely…