Hollywild will hold its 28th Annual Holiday Lights Safari Benefit to support the care and feeding of the hundreds of animals that make their home there again this season.
South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond announced the Angels and Scrooges of 2018 recently.
Ten Angels as well as one Honorary Angel were recognized at a press conference and honored with a reception in the Secretary of State’s Office following the announcement.
Greer First to hold musicals, service
Greer First Baptist will begin its holiday events on Sunday, Dec. 2, 6 p.m. with a Children’s Musical “Wrapping All The Way.”
Greer First Worship will present “Newborn” on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 6:30 p.m.
A Christmas Eve Service will be held Monday, Dec. 24, at 5 p.m.
Lyman to hold Breakfast with Santa
The Town of Lyman is holding its first Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 8-10 a.m. at the Lyman Event Center at Pacific Place.
The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is partnering with businesses on Trade Street to implement a new event this year.
Rockin’ Around Trade Street is set for Thursday, Nov. 29, from 5-8 p.m. on Trade Street with food tastings, a sip and shop event, entertainment, children’s crafts and Santa.
The Middle Tyger Community Center (MTCC) celebrated the opening of its new Senior Center with a ribbon cutting last Friday.
“Allison Commons: A Place for Active Adults” is named after Rep. Rita Allison and Ron Allison for their longtime contributions to seniors in the area.
Joshua’s Way, located at 1001 W. Poinsett Street, Greer, opened one of multiple drop-off locations in the Upstate last week to collect shoebox gifts filled with fun toys, school supplies and hygiene items for the Samaritan’s Purse project.
Becky Highsmith is hoping to make a difference in Ethiopia.
The Taylors resident, who is working to launch a family sponsorship program in January, is working with friends to hold a drop-in and tour called “A Little Christmas” on Friday, Nov. 30, from 2-8 p.m., at 605 Valley Creek Drive, Greer.
Greer Community Ministries raised $68,500 for its four primary ministries during the 39th annual Big Thursday event last Thursday, Nov. 1, at Fairview Baptist Church in Greer.