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The Buzz: Winter writings

Turn on the heater, grab your warmest blanket and get to reading!




Cypress Street in the Lydia Mills neighborhood will get a transformation this month led by Habitat for Humanity of Laurens County. Learn more about “Rock the Block” here.


Do you want to celebrate friendship and all the amazing women in your life this Valentine’s Day? Get tickets to the first ever Galentine’s Soiree hosted by Events at Judson Mill! See more here.


The Greenville News featured three upcoming events hosted by the Greenville Jewish Federation; if you’ve missed what they are, read all the info here. 


Karin Freeland gave her two cents on why a life reinvention is a good move for most in 2024. Read her piece in the Greenville Blog here.


Karin was also featured in Belle’s January issue; read here to get to know this life reinvention coach and author a little better.




Joan Herlong was featured on the UVA Legends podcast; take a look here. 




Events at Judson Mill will be hosting a scrumptious afternoon filled with an array of sweet and savory brunch bites from the area’s best restaurants, flowing mimosas, bold bloody marys and electrifying live music from Kami Ocean & The Rhythm this March. Read more about the event.

The Habitat Greenville CEO Build kick-off event will be held on Wednesday, January 24, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at City Club of Greenville, 55 Beattie Place at One Liberty Square in downtown. People interested in taking part in the CEO Build need to contact Noel Brooks ( to attend.


The YoPro Know’s Kamber Parker Bowden will be one of the speakers at the Women’s Confidence Builders event on January 25. The event will be at the Greenville Convention Center from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and will feature three sessions (Identify Your Destination, Recruiting Your Crew, and Leading Your Crew) with breakout Q&As sessions. Tickets can be purchased here.


The Greenville Jewish Federation is hosting three events this month that highlight the way Jewish traditions have helped shape southern cooking for generations. On January 28th, authors Rachel Barnett and Lyssa Harvey will make a tour of the Upstate with stops in both Greenville and Spartanburg to promote their cookbook Kugels & Collards. Read the full press release here, and get tickets here.



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