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‘Bowl and Brew’ to benefit Center for Developmental ServicesBowl and Brew

Hosted by the Upstate’s Center for Developmental Services, the “Bowl and Brew” from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 23, will benefit the children with developmental delays and disabilities that CDS serves. The bowling event will take place at the new Bowlero at 740 S. Pleasantburg Drive in Greenville.

The evening will be filled with bowling, brews, pizza, and a silent auction. Tickets are $75 each. Sponsorships are also available. Visit to register.


Marchant Real Estate volunteers with Habitat for Humanity

Greenville’s Marchant Real Estate recently worked alongside Habitat for Humanity to build a home for a family of five in Greer. Seven volunteers from Marchant served as a team to set door frames, clean floors, and measure, cut, and lay baseboards in the Greer home, which is almost move-in ready. Marchant Real Estate

For the past five years, the firm has helped Habitat for Humanity provide housing for low-income Greenville families. “Our job as a community is to come together and serve one another. This is a great example of what can be accomplished when we work cooperatively together with a common goal in mind,” Seabrook Marchant, president and broker in charge, said in a news release.


Meals on Wheels receives grant from ‘Healthy Greenville’ program

Meals on Wheels of Greenville was recently awarded a $6,250 grant as part of the Greenville Health Authority’s “Healthy Greenville” program. Twenty-two local organizations were awarded grants, bringing the total amount of Healthy Greenville grants to nearly $19.4 million since the program’s creation two years ago. Meals on Wheels will use the grant to continue providing evening and weekend meals for homebound seniors and individuals.

Meals on Wheels

“We look forward to working with Greenville Health Authority’s ‘Healthy Greenville’ grants program to improve the health of our community,” Catriona Carlisle, executive director of Meals on Wheels of Greenville, said in a news release. “This grant will help to support our frozen meal program and allow us to continue providing daily volunteer visits for the homebound of Greenville County.”


Project HOPE Foundation announces new campus location; generous supporters donate land and school building

Nonprofit Project HOPE Foundation plans to open its seventh campus this fall in Landrum to better offer its “lifespan of services” to the autism community with the help of some generous donors. Tab and Laurin Patton purchased the property in Landrum as an investment and decided to give the entire property — a former private school and 30 acres — to Project HOPE Foundation.

Project HOPE Foundation
Project HOPE Foundation’s new Landrum property includes three buildings with classrooms, a cafeteria, and a gymnasium. Photo provided.

The property will permanently house the Hope Academy and Bridging the Gap classes. The move will also provide room to expand the Hope Alive Junior and Hope Alive programs at HOPE’s Woodruff campus. “We are so incredibly grateful to the Pattons for this generous gift, which makes it possible for us to move into real school space — quickly, and without debt — and still leaves us plenty of room to grow,” co-founder and co-executive director Susan Sachs said in a news release.

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