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Sunday December 3, 2017 | 2:30 PM
The Greer Christmas Parade route is 1.1 miles; beginning at Poinsett Street & Memorial Drive and ending at N. Main Street & Cunningham Drive.
$50 Non-Commercial / $100 Commercial registration / $625 Float Rental / $700 Float with Sound Rental
Register before Thanksgiving to avoid $50 late fee
Join us for “Christmas at the Movies” in Greer!
Greer Relief announced today that the 2017 Grand Marshal is Justin Ludley, Greer High School Principal. Principal Ludley, his wife Barrett, and their oldest child James (3 y/o) will lead the parade through Greer on Sunday Dec. 3rd at 2:30 PM. Justin and Barrett’s 6-month old triplets (Tess, Anna, and Will) will be “resting” at home. The entire community comes together for the parade and is very proud of this annual tradition. The festivities are held in conjunction with a weekend of activities organized by the City of Greer & Greer Station Association. Join us in #hereinGreer to kick off the holiday season! The parade will draw residents and visitors from all around the state to enjoy what always proves to be a joyful holiday experience.
Justin Ludley is from Jonesboro, GA. He was hired by Marion Waters as a math teacher for Greer High School in 2006 where he served as a math teacher, assistant football coach, and assistant baseball coach. During his first tenure at Greer High School, Mr. Ludley obtained his Masters’ degree in School Leadership from Furman University in 2011. In 2012, he was hired as an Assistant Principal at Southside High School till 2016. He continued his graduate education during this period and graduated with an E.d.S degree in School District Leadership from Furman University in 2017. In 2016, Justin Ludley was hired by the Greenville County School Board as Principal of Greer High School. In the last two years, students and staff have shown great dedication to service for the Greer community. Led by the Student Government, students and staff raised over $20,000 during Spirit Week of 2016 for Greer Community Ministries and over $26,000 during Spirit Week of 2017 for Greer Relief. Mr. Ludley is honored and thrilled to be able to serve in such wonderful community.
The 2017 Greer Christmas Parade “Christmas at the Movies” will feature over 90 parade units including numerous businesses, clubs, organizations, churches, schools, dignitaries, and 2 marching bands in the parade lineup. As always Santa Claus will be the featured guest of the parade. Judging this year’s parade is Greer Relief Board of Directors President: Walter Bennett from Pelham Medical Center; Community Partner: Chris Manley from Engenius; and Senior Class President & Spirit Week Leader: Hannah Perry. A special Thank You! goes to the following organizations for investing in this festive tradition:
• Parade Sponsor: The City of Greer
• Santa & Band Sponsor: CresCom Bank
• Celebration Sponsor: Engenius
The parade will be posted on our YouTube Channel! Tag and tweet your favorite Christmas Parade photos for a chance to win a special Christmas treat from Greer Relief! #2017GreerChristmasParade #hereingreer Have fun and enjoy the parade! Merry Christmas!
ALL entries & payment must be received or postmarked by the day before Thanksgiving, November 22nd. Entries & payment received/postmarked after this date will be assessed the late entry fee of $50.
We will have two awards this year: Best Float Award, Best Non-Float Award.
We look forward to seeing you at the parade!
Thank you for helping Greer Relief make a difference!
June 19, 2017 | Morning & Afternoon Tee Times
Greer Golf & Country Club, 2299 Gap Creek Road, Greer, SC 29651
$100 Hole Sponsor / $125 individual / $500 team / $600 Team + Hole Sponsor
Tee off with Golf for Relief! We are shaking up the tournament by shifting participants into a morning shotgun start. The Captain’s Choice Golf Tournament includes a ChickFilA breakfast, Smoke on the Water BBQ lunch, soda, beer AND a Mimosa & Bloody Mary bar! Join us for a great time while raising money to help our neighbors in need.
8 AM Registration
9 AM Shotgun Start
Captain’s Choice Format
2 – Mulligans, & 1 – Red Tee are available for a $20 donation.
Door Prizes & Awards are presented following the tournament for:
1st, 2nd, & 3rd place ~ Par Three ~ Closest to the pin ~ Longest drive
Breakfast sandwiches provided by Chick-fil-A of Greer
Buffet Lunch provided by Smoke on the Water
Mimosa bar sponsored & provided by Wild Ace
Bloody Mary bar provided by Constellation Brands.
Snacks, Beer & Beverages are included.
Proper Golf Attire is required.
Golf Committee Chair: Kevin Duncan, Countybank, email@example.com
Greer Relief: firstname.lastname@example.org / (864) 848-5356
Thank you to our Premier Sponsors for your support of the 2017 Golf for Relief:
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Friday March 24, 2017 | 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Spinning Jenny | 107 Cannon Street, Greer
General Admission: $60 per person till March 15th or $75 at the door
Reserved Seating: $600 Table for 8 I $300 Table for 4
If you are unable to come but would like to support Greer Relief, please consider making a donation to the mission: Donate
Come shake off the wintertime blues and feel the sand in your toes at the “Wintertime Beach Blast.” The beach-themed party will warm spirits with a mid-winter “getaway” featuring yummy food catered by Wild Aces, beverages served with flair, fantastic entertainment with DJ Craz-e Crane, and a fabulous silent auction provided by our wonderful supportive business community. Think warm thoughts and don your Hawaiian shirt/Beach attire as we go under the Boardwalk for a tropical paradise. Adults only please.
Funds raised through the annual Gala and other events help achieve our mission to prevent hunger and homelessness in the Greater Greer area.
Would you like to help us? We are collecting donations for our famous silent auction. Consider making a donation to help our neighbors in need. Click here for the donation request form.
September 19, 2017 | 7:30 am to 9:00 am
BMW Zentrum | 1400 Hwy 101 S., Greer SC
On Tuesday, September 19th 130 neighbors joined together for breakfast and a discussion about Greer Relief. The event started in the BMW Zentrum museum with networking and breakfast. On display were Service Pit Stops showcasing: Volunteering, Safety Net, & RENEW. Guests were invited to check in with each station to learn more about the programs at Greer Relief. The program was presented in the BMW Zentrum Auditorium.
The program opened with a welcome from Walter N. Bennett, III, Greer Relief Board President:
The invocation was given by Dr. Gene Fant, Jr., President of North Greenville University.
Greer Relief by the numbers was presented by Caroline Robertson, Executive Director:
A Neighbor Testimonial Video was presented “Misty, A Story of Strength” Misty joined us for a quick thank you.
A Special Thank you to a few of our top donors from this past year. These donors provided funds that were undesignated an so provided us the ability to use the funds when & where needed.
How YOU can help was presented by Mark Owens, President & CEO of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce closed out the event, saying “Something I think that is special about our community in Greer is that we care about each other. Neighbors do matter…Lets all be brave in our giving…THIS is helping families break the cycle.”
Thank you to all attendees and friends of Greer Relief!
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