When Deklan Corrigan first visited Eden Farms, a horse-boarding barn in Marietta, a year ago, his mother, Traci Corrigan, was unsure how he would respond. Her son, who at the time was 5 years old, was often nonverbal and reserved, and Traci wondered whether the new, unfamiliar stimuli would make Deklan nervous or agitated.
Former Atlanta Braves star Chipper Jones and Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers are among the celebrities slated to participate in the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation, organizers announced Thursday.
Last Saturday, during a ceremony at Embassy Suites Riverplace, Frances Ellison, Harriet Goldsmith and Sue Priester — co-founders of Greenville Women Giving — were awarded the Order of the Silver Crescent, one of three prestigious Governor’s Awards that “recognizes those who have made significant contributions to the life and well being of South Carolina and her people.”
Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative and Blue Ridge Security Solutions announced that their employee-organized fundraiser raised a record $201,000 to benefit local nonprofit organizations in Greenville, Anderson, Oconee and Pickens counties.