Creative Advancement Center’s students, staff and Director Dan Dudley celebrated Christmas on Thursday, December 17, at the Victor Park Gym. Students read poems, sang Christmas carols and performed a short Christmas skit on the song, The Christmas Shoes. The students also received Christmas gifts and a dinner.
Michaela Bowman has been making a big impact at Small Impressions.
The tenth grader has been spending her free time volunteering at the local daycare, helping students with the transition to e-learning during the pandemic.
When upon life’s billows you are tempest-tossed,
When you are discouraged, thinking all is lost,
Count your many blessings, name them one by one,
And it will surprise you what the Lord has done.
Pam Williams reflected on the hymn “Count Your Blessings,” which she learned at Fairview Baptist Church as a child.
Kensley Putnam rallied family members and neighbors to collect canned goods for The Greer Soup Kitchen and Greer Community Ministries during the month of November.
The 8-year-old and her mom, Amy, made deliveries to the local nonprofits within the past week.
As owner of Berry Hill Blends, Crystal Hill is the embodiment of her business motto: “Living My Best Life, One Acai Bowl at a Time.”
The Greer wife and mother of five has realized a dream, turning her favorite snack into a thriving business to share with others, opening her first storefront last weekend at 1300 South Highway 14.
It wasn’t a call Sara Wooding received in April.
It was a calling.
Like most people in the Upstate, she spent the early spring sheltering in place and watching TV news about the Coronavirus, her mind full of fear and anxiety.
Collecting shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child will look a bit different this year.
A contactless drop-off option is now available, as well as a ‘build-a-box’ option on Samaritan Purse’s website.
A little more than 30 years ago, the Greer Police Department started the Cops for Tots Program to help a small number of struggling families in the Greer area provide Christmas presents for their children.
This year, the program has the same goal, but adaptation is needed.