The Gibbs Health Institute recently received a $250,000 donation from Marsha and Jimmy Gibbs that will support a new initiative intended to revolutionize clinical trials.
Lung disease support group begins May 15
The American Lung Association’s Better Breather’s Club will hold support group session for anyone living with or families effected by chronic lung disease on Thursdays, May 15 – Jun 19 from 2 – 3 p.m. at the Pelham Medical Center’s Medical Office Building Community Room.
The Greer Soup Kitchen is looking to expand its services to the Greer community, releasing plans to build a homeless shelter in the coming months.
According to a letter written by John Adam Wickliffe, chairman of the Board of Directors at Daily Bread Ministries, the organization is currently in the planning stages of the project.
Lindley Mayer witnessed the struggles and found inspiration in her younger siblings, Brock and Brantley, who were both born with Renal Fanconi Syndrome, which affects the kidneys. They have intellectual and physical disabilities, and neither Brock nor Brantley can read or write, and Brock is unable to speak.
Families, residents, visitors and local business owners will fill the streets in downtown Greer this weekend for the Pelham Medical Center’s Greer Family Fest from 6 – 10 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. on Saturday.
In his position as a interpretive ranger at Table Rock State Park, Scott Stegenga’s days are never the same. He serves as a liaison between the public and the park, forging a connection that helps the public appreciate the park and thus ensure the park’s preservation.
In an effort to discourage distracted driving, Greer will join several other South Carolina cities with its recent decision to enforce a texting-while-driving ban.
Following a public hearing, a law that bans texting while driving received its second and final reading from Greer City Council last week, during which several amendments were proposed. Randi Jones and Jackson Batson spoke in opposition toward the ban, while Holly Watson spoke in favor of it.
Tuesday’s on Trade:
Mom’s Night, May 6
Tuesday’s on Trade: Mom’s Night will be held on May 6 from 5 – 8 p.m. The night will celebrate moms before Mother’s day. Greer First Baptist Church, 201 W. Poinsett St., will offer free babysitting.
The Creative Advancement Centers’ sixth annual awards luncheon was held at Greer City Hall last Friday. Jim Ridgill, information technology manger for Greer, and Kevin McCraw, North American facility manger for BMW, were both honored for the roles they have played and support they have provided to the learning center.