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The Buzz: Stories on stories

If you were hoping for a quick and short Buzz this week, we’ve got bad news for you. This was a week full of stories for our hardworking clients; you’ll see what we mean below:


Certified Life Reinvention Coach Karin Freeland has released her latest book, Grab Life by the Dreams, where she shares her stories to encourage women to follow their dreams both professionally and personally. Read more.

KIND of the Upstate has added Leah Stoudenmire of The Rock It! Co. to its board. Take a look at the full press release here.

Dr. Spence Taylor of Integral Leaders in Health wrote this article for The Post and Courier on low patient satisfaction in the United States. What does he mean by this?

Speaking of Integral Leaders in Health, the Greenville Journal highlighted the newly formed firm and its mission to improve patient experience in South Carolina.

Jane Harrison Fisher wrote this piece for The Post and Courier about her experience participating in the 11th annual Habitat Greenville CEO Build.

If you’re interested in starting a real estate career but don’t know where to begin, hear from expert Joan Herlong in this article for Forbes.

To further the mission of preserving affordable housing, Bon Secours St. Francis Health System awarded a $50,000 mission grant to Rebuild Upstate. Read more.
The BASF Environmental Catalyst and Metal Solutions (ECMS) site in Converse, South Carolina, near Spartanburg, is hiring full-time production technicians at its career fair on Friday, Sept. 15, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m at BASF ECMS’s location on 230 Old Converse Road in Spartanburg. More details on SC Manufacturing.

This week, Leah Stoudenmire of The Rock It! Co. wrote this engaging article for the Greenville Blog on the impact AR and VR could have on the marketing industry.


FOX Carolina and Tina Belge of Greenville Housing Fund discussed the impact Greenville’s elevated medium income has on affordable housing. Watch here.

Greenville Jewish Federation organized a festive apple picking event, and ABC 13 News got coverage. Take a look here.

In case you didn’t hear, Wake Up with Rebuild was a huge success! It was a full house at Tucker’s of Anderson, and Eriana Meadow of WSPA covered the informational morning. View here.

Wagner Wealth Management was named the September Small Business of the Month by the Greenville Chamber. WSPA featured the team receiving this honor.
Did you catch Dr. Spence Taylor on FOX Carolina? If you missed it, click here.


Tacos and Tequila is back! Join everyone on Sunday, September 24th for 3 hours of foodie fun at The 405. You can get all the information here.

Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County, Bon Secours Wellness Arena, the Greenville Swamp Rabbits Hockey Team, and Swamp Rabbits Moving Company are coming together to host the 2nd annual Dinner on Ice gala on October 24th. This is a sponsor only event, but limited half-tables are available. Click here to learn more.

For the next 30 days, one of the Upstate’s premier fitness clubs is inviting the community to “work out and give back,” offering 30 days of fitness while helping find a cure for Parkinson’s Disease. Read the full press release here and see some of the events below.

· A Tennis and Pickleball for Parkinson’s Social: This will be held on Sunday, September 10 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sportsclub Greenville location on Congaree Road. It starts with a free clinic at 1 p.m. followed by a social and games at 2 p.m.
· Support a great cause and attend Pedaling for Parkinson’s! This is a month-long September challenge for all members (that includes 30 for 30) to cumulatively pedal 30,000 miles. Each rider is asked to pledge or get donations for each mile ridden.

· Wellness Wednesdays: This is open to Parkinson’s patients from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at the Congaree Road location’s Balance Better Group Fitness Class. This class is led by group fitness professionals and physical therapists.


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