Just because we had a short week doesn’t mean we haven’t been busy! Check out these stories we’ve put together over the last 4 days.
Upstate software company Kopis was named to the SC Biz News Roaring Twenties list. Read more about this honor here.
Amber Govero was named August Teacher of the Month at Sylvan Learning Center of Greenville. You can find more on Govero’s background at UpstateBizSC.
Sylvan Learning Center locations in the Midlands used funds from a spring promotion to donate over $1000 to Ezekiel Ministries in Columbia. You can learn more about it here.
Joan Herlong, CEO and Owner of Joan Herlong & Associates Sotheby’s International Realty, is a local real estate champion with a less-than-conventional background. Want to read more about her? Check out this profile on Upstate Business Journal.
And speaking of Joan Herlong & Associates Sotheby’s International Realty, one of Joan Herlong’s listings was one of 9 $1 million plus closings in the Greenville area over the last seven business days. Read more here.
Want to learn more about the first S.C. Upper State Fair, a truly bizarre soccer game between Furman and Tennessee Tech, and some local political history? Head on over to this week’s issue of fete Magazineto find some Greenville history from our boss.
The countdown is on for Hog & Barrel: A Bourbon, BBQ, & Bacon Festival, and tickets are selling out fast. If you’re interested in purchasing tickets or learning more about the festival, visit hogandbarrelfestival.com.
If you’re interested in hearing the thoughts of community leaders on affordable housing in the Upstate, check out Wake Up with Rebuild. This year’s event, held September 16, will also celebrate the 15 year anniversary of the establishment of Rebuild Upstate. Learn more and reserve your spot for free here.
Trick-or-Treat at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate will be returning on October 30th, with additional safety precautions in place, such as timed ticketing. You can learn more and purchase tickets for the Greenville location here, and the Spartanburg one here.