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Lowcountry Food Bank receives $120,000 in grants from Trident United Way

 

Grants will provide additional child hunger relief funding, fresh produce distributions and nutrition education The Lowcountry Food Bank (LCFB) announced that it has been awarded $120,000 in 2019-2022 community investment grants from Trident United Way. The grants will enable the LCFB to conduct additional fresh produce distributions, implement nutrition education and provide child hunger relief…

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City Council approves hiring of new City Manager

 

City Council approved the hiring of John McDonough as Greenville’s next city manager at a special formal meeting of City Council at 4 p.m. McDonough’s first day will be Monday, August 12. “John is an inclusive and collaborative leader and a highly effective communicator who is well respected by elected officials, City staff and the…

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Kimura, Inc. expanding Greenville County operations

 

Logistics leader creating 25 new jobs in Piedmont, S.C. Kimura, Inc., a subsidiary of global logistics leader and innovator Kimura Unity in Japan, today announced plans to expand its existing Greenville County operations. The company’s $4 million investment is projected to bring 25 new jobs to the area. Kimura, Inc.’s mission is to provide cutting-edge…

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Andrew Boozer named Executive Director of Senior Resources

 

Andrew Boozer has been named Executive Director of Senior Resources. He will begin in the position August 1, replacing Pam Dukes, who is retiring after more than six years at the agency. Boozer comes to Senior Resources from Epworth Children’s Home, where he has been Vice President of Development and Communications since 2013. “Senior Resources…

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IAAM President and CEO says farewell

 

Michael Boulware Moore, president and CEO of the International African American Museum (IAAM) , has announced his resignation. Moore’s final day as IAAM president and CEO will be August 2. Dr. Bernard Powers, who serves on the IAAM board of directors, will serve as the interim CEO. Dr. Elijah Heyward, III, IAAM chief operating officer,…

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TD Bank names Chris Fincher regional vice president

 

TD Bank has named Chris Fincher as regional vice president for the Upstate market. He will be responsible for managing a team of commercial bankers to expand TD’s market share by extending the bank’s service to both its customers and the community. Fincher brings more than 30 years of experience in the financial industry. He…

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Getronics establishing Global Service Center in Greenville County

 

Investment Creating 500 Jobs Getronics, which specializes in improving customer business performance by implementing end-to-end information and communication technology solutions, is establishing its Global Service Center in Greenville County. The $1.63 million investment is creating 500 jobs. With nearly 9,000 employees in 23 countries across Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America and North America, Getronics provides…

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SC Ports handles record May for container volumes

 

South Carolina Ports Authority reported its strongest May on record, with 204,457 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) handled last month. Fiscal year-to-date TEU volume is up 9.7 percent, with 2,192,689 TEUs handled since the Port’s fiscal year began in July. As measured in pier containers, or boxes handled, SCPA moved a record 118,048 containers across…

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MUSC Health ranks No. 5 on inaugural Forbes List of America’s Best Employers by state

 

MUSC Health ranks No. 5 on the inaugural Forbes list of America’s Best Employers in South Carolina. Forbes partnered with market research firm Statista to pinpoint the organizations liked best by employees in its first-ever ranking of America’s Best Employers by state. The ranking is divided into 51 lists: one for each of the 50…

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Michelin appoints new senior leader of North America

 
Alexis Garcin

Michelin Group has named Alexis Garcin as the next chairman and president of Michelin North America, the Company announced. Garcin succeeds Scott Clark, recently promoted to the Group Executive Committee as executive vice president responsible for the global passenger car and light truck business, motorsports, Experiences (including the famed Michelin Guides) and regional oversight of the Americas. Garcin will…

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