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South Carolina Opportunity Zone Summit to be Held October 10th in Greenville, SC

One-day Summit at Greenville Convention Center will Feature U.S. Senator Tim Scott as Guest Speaker

Greenville, SC | July 11, 2019 – The South Carolina Opportunity Zone Summit will be held on Thursday, October 10th, from 9AM to 4PM at the Greenville Convention Center. This one-day summit will provide guests with an exclusive glance at how they can maximize the positive impact of Opportunity Zones throughout South Carolina. Guest speaker, U.S. Senator Tim Scott, along with an array of industry experts, business leaders and community stakeholders will be in attendance at the upcoming summit this fall.

“I am honored to have been invited to speak at the SC Opportunity Zone Summit this fall, and I look forward to discussing the importance of this initiative with guests from across the state,” said U.S. Senator Tim Scott. “Opportunity Zones are fundamental for the economic growth and prosperity of South Carolina.  I applaud the work the SC Opportunity Fund is doing to invest in the infrastructure of our communities.”

SC Opportunity Fund, LLC was founded in 2018 with a focus on investing in high-quality triple bottom line (financial, social, environmental) return Opportunity Zone real estate in South Carolina. Located in Greenville, SC, SC Opportunity Fund seeks to help revitalize communities and stimulate economic growth in cities around South Carolina, while also protecting and growing investor capital.

“I look forward to bringing those interested together to discuss the necessity for investment of Opportunity Zones in South Carolina,” said Mark Elliott, Managing Partner of SC Opportunity Fund.  “I am grateful for the opportunity to build upon a variety of relationships and networks state-wide in order to magnify our impact throughout South Carolina.”

To learn more about the South Carolina Opportunity Zone Summit, please visit scopportunityfund.com.

 ABOUT SC OPPORTUNITY FUND

SC Opportunity Fund, LLC was founded in 2018 with a focus on investing in high-quality triple bottom line (financial, social, environmental) return Opportunity Zone (OZ) real estate in South Carolina. We seek to help revitalize communities and stimulate economic growth in cities around South Carolina, while also protecting and growing investor capital. Located in Greenville, SC we are only focused on triple bottom line OZ investments in SC. Advised by top national OZ experts from accounting firms, real estate and development.

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Spinx Raises $106,000 at 19th Annual Charity Classic Golf Tournament

Greenville, S.C. – July 17, 2019 The 19th annual SPINX Charity Classic Golf Tournament took place on Tuesday, May 14th at Greenville Country Club – Chanticleer, Cliffs Mountain Park and Cliffs Valley. The 2019 tournament was one of the largest Spinx has ever hosted and raised a total of $106,000. To date, the SPINX golf tournament has raised over $1.3 Million to help fund 25 charitable organizations.

Representatives from the Spinks family, including Stewart and Steve presented a check to
various beneficiary representatives at the Greenville Drive game on Tuesday, July 15th

“We are honored to host an event that gives us the opportunity to come together with our partners, vendors, and associates to give back to the community we serve,” stated Stewart Spinks, Founder and Chairman of the SPINX Company. “We look forward to hosting the tournament again next year as we celebrate our 20th anniversary!”The beneficiaries for the 2019 tournament include the American Red Cross, the Children’s Museum of the Upstate, Loaves & Fishes, Pendleton Place and Safe Harbor.

ABOUT SPINX – Founded in 1972 in Greenville, S.C., The Spinx Company operates 80 convenience retail stores throughout South Carolina, and with approximately 1,400 employees, it is the largest privately-held retailer headquartered in the state. Spinx is committed to making life easier by fulfilling people’s everyday needs with fresh, on-the-go food, beverages and other convenience products delivered in a safe, clean and friendly environment. Through the Spinx Xtras Loyalty program and the Spinx mobile app, the company offers its loyal customers savings on fuel and special promotions.

For more information about Spinx or the Spinx Xtras program, visit the company’s website at www.spinx.com.

 

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Smoak Public Relations Hires New Digital Media Coordinator and Office Manager

Greenville, SC | July 8, 2019 – Smoak Public Relations has hired Hannah Robinson as its Digital Media Coordinator and Leslie Lapointe as Office Manager.

Robinson will strategize, create and publish social media content.  Lapointe will support the staff with general administration and operational duties.

Robinson is a graduate of Furman University, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts.  Robinson resides in Greenville and enjoys its vibrant art community and ever-growing attractions.  “Hannah is a great fit to lead our social and digital media efforts because of her professional marketing and social media strategy experience,” said Katherine Smoak Davis. “With Greenville as her long-time home, she has studied what content truly engages our community and has a penchant for establishing connections between businesses and their prospective clients.”

Lapointe’s experiences in accounting, office management, and retail management span over 17 years.  A Greenville resident for over a decade, Lapointe revels in the city’s recreational activities and natural beauty.  “We are impressed with Leslie’s management experience; her role is vital to the functionality of our office and client relationships,” said Katherine Smoak Davis, “We are excited to welcome both women to the Smoak PR team and know they will positively influence the growth of our firm as well as our clients.”

ABOUT SMOAK PUBLIC RELATIONS:

Smoak Public Relations is the Upstate of South Carolina’s premier public relations firm and deeply believes that all companies have untold stories and new opportunities. Drawing on over 25 years of professional experience, Smoak Public Relations focuses on cultivating relationships, creating memorable experiences, developing brands and telling stories that ultimately deliver measurable results. The Smoak PR team combines industry insight and best practices to transform client initiatives into actionable, impactful messages that influence and inform.

For more information about Smoak Public Relations, visit the company’s website at www.smoakpr.com.