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Spinx To Host 20th Annual Charity Classic Golf Tournament

Spinx hosts annual golf tournament benefitting local charities Greenville, S.C. – Feb. 11th, 2020 – The Spinx Company, the Greenville-based fuel and convenience retail company with more than 80 locations and 50 car washes statewide will host its annual Charity Golf Classic Tournament on Tuesday, May 12th. Spinx has selected five charities that will benefit from the tournament this year including: the American Red Cross, Safe Harbor, Loaves and Fishes, Pendleton Place and the Children’s Museum of the Upstate. The tournament will be held at both Greenville Country Club courses, as well as the Furman University Golf Club. To date, the Spinx golf tournament has raised over $1.3 million to help fund 25 charitable organizations. “It is quite an accomplishment to have sustained such a successful charity golf tournament for all of these years,” stated Stewart Spinks. “I am absolutely thrilled at the amount of money we have raised for...Read More
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Upstate Forever to Host 2020 ForeverGreen Luncheon

This Year’s Event to Honor Founder Brad Wyche and Conservation Advocates in the Upstate GREENVILLE, SC | January 21, 2020 – Upstate Forever is excited to host the annual ForeverGreen Awards Luncheon on Monday, February 24th, 2020 at the Embassy Suites on Verdae Boulevard. The luncheon celebrates individuals for significant contributions in fields related to conservation and sustainable growth. In addition to the awards program, this year’s ForeverGreen Luncheon will feature a celebration to honor Upstate Forever’s founder and conservation hero, Brad Wyche. Upstate Forever’s Executive Director, Andrea Cooper, is thrilled to celebrate individuals throughout the Upstate, who are actively working to better the environment as a whole. “This year will be very special as we celebrate our fearless founder, Brad Wyche. Without his humble leadership and dedication to finding common ground, Upstate Forever would not be where it is today,” Cooper said. In 1998, Brad Wyche left a successful law practice...Read More
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CommunityWorks Welcomes New President & CEO

Greenville, SC | Monday, January 13, 2020 – CommunityWorks, a Greenville based non-profit organization, is excited to welcome Tammie Hoy-Hawkins as the new President & CEO, effective immediately. Hoy-Hawkins has been finalizing her work on the City of Spartanburg’s Northside Initiative since the announcement regarding her new role was made in April of 2019. During that time the Northside Development Group underwent a CEO search for her replacement and has announced Michael Williamson as the new CEO. With a long history of successful non-profit leadership as President of Together Consulting, Hoy-Hawkins has worked on a variety of projects throughout the Upstate community. She recently served as Project Manager for the Northside Development Group’s Northside Initiative and also as Project Coordinator for the Greenville Housing Fund. “We have been looking forward to welcoming Tammie to CommunityWorks since the announcement in April,” says Billy McGee, Board Chair of CommunityWorks. “With her proven...Read More
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Caldwell Constructors Welcomes Four Employees to Team of Industry Experts

GREENVILLE – Jan. 7, 2020 – Caldwell Constructors is proud to add Ben Chubb, Bill Jordan, Tre Kennemore, and Holly Wood to their team. All four new employees will bring their expertise and experience to Caldwell Constructors in addition to sharing the company’s core value and mission to bring exceptional service to all clients. Ben Chubb will serve as an Assistant Project Manager on the Caldwell Constructors team. As a recent graduate from Mississippi State University’s Building Construction Science program, Ben brings two years of construction experience in both private and commercial projects to this role. Bill Jordan joins Caldwell Constructors as an Estimator and provides nearly 30 years of relevant construction experience. Since 1992, Bill has gained extensive knowledge after working in different roles for multiple construction companies. Caldwell also welcomes Tre Kennemore to serve as Superintendent. Tre brings over eight years of experience to the team and has...Read More
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Spinx Celebrates Store #378 Opening in Summerville

New store featuring full kitchen opens at 930 W. 5th North St. Greenville, S.C. – Dec. 16, 2019 – The Spinx Company, the Greenville-based fuel and convenience retail company with more than 80 locations and 50 car washes statewide, celebrated the opening of the Spinx #378 store in Summerville, SC on Thursday, Dec. 12th. Located at 930 W. 5th North St., Summerville, SC, the new store will feature a full-service kitchen and a Ride ‘N Shine Tunnel Wash, which is set to open early next year. “We are thrilled to celebrate the opening of another Spinx store in Summerville, SC. This location will provide our customers with a full-service kitchen and of course, all of our other Spinx amenities to make the lives of this community that much easier,” stated Stewart Spinks. “We look forward to welcoming the community through these doors, as well as celebrate with some exciting special offers for...Read More
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Favor Greenville Receives Generous Gift from Motiva/Shell Oil

Spinx and Shell Oil Continue to Give Back to the Greenville Community GREENVILLE, SC | Dec. 10, 2019- FAVOR Greenville is pleased to announce a generous donation from Motiva/Shell Oil Company. This gift was made possible because of the relationship Stewart and Martha Spinks and The Spinx Company have with Motiva/Shell. Thanks to their generosity, FAVOR Greenville will be able to continue to provide the lifesaving, transformational work that has impacted over 30,000 participants and their families. “The Spinks family has been a cornerstone of the FAVOR program from the very beginning.  Stewart and Martha have been unwavering in their support of individuals and families in need of support as they cope with addiction,” said Rich Jones, CEO of FAVOR Greenville. Stewart Spinks was employed by Shell after graduating from college. Shell then moved Spinks to Greenville where he later began The Spinx Company. Giving back to the Greenville community...Read More
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Spinx Donates $225,000 to the American Cancer Society

Greenville, S.C. – Dec. 3, 2019 – The Spinx Company founder, Stewart Spinks, recently presented a check for $225,000 to Kelly Jamerson, corporate relations manager for the American Cancer Society. For 11 years now, Spinx has held an annual store campaign collecting donations from communities all over South Carolina, in support of The American Cancer Society. “The American Cancer Society is a cause that hits close to home, as I am a cancer survivor myself,” Stewart Spinks said. “I am so proud of both our Spinx team, and our selfless customers for their generosity and dedication to the American Cancer Society for the 11th year in a row. The Spinx Company is honored to support their mission and its efforts in education, treatment, and research to discover more successful treatments, and ultimately a cure for cancer.” All 82 Spinx stores in South Carolina participated in the campaign. ABOUT SPINX -...Read More
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Stewart Spinks Honored for Community Contributions During National Philanthropy Day

Greenville, S.C. – Nov. 26, 2019 – The Spinx Company founder, Stewart Spinks, and his wife Martha, were recently awarded “Individual Philanthropist of the Year” on National Philanthropy Day. The Spinks were given the honor by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), an association dedicated to generating philanthropic support for a wide variety of charitable institutions. Since 1986, Nov. 15th has been recognized as National Philanthropy Day, to honor donors, volunteers, leaders, foundations and others who participate in philanthropy. “We are so honored to accept the award for Individual Philanthropist of the Year,” Stewart Spinks said. “Being a good neighbor and supporting the communities that help support us is extremely important to my family and the Spinx Company.” Stewart Spinks is heavily involved in a variety of philanthropic organizations including the American Cancer Society, FAVOR Greenville, March of Dimes and others.  He also founded his own charitable organization, The Spinks...Read More
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Carolina Nephrology Makes Charitable Contribution to Foundations that Hit Close to Home

Upstate Medical Practice Donates to Physician’s Family Foundations Greenville, SC | Nov. 14, 2019 – Carolina Nephrology, a top provider for patient kidney care in the Upstate, recently donated $10,000 to three foundations that hit very close to home for the medical practice. These three organizations, the “I Got Legs” Foundation, Rader Ward Foundation, and CP Now, are all closely related to three of their practicing physicians, making these contributions very special. The “I Got Legs” Foundation began when its founder was involved in a horrific car accident and since then, has been dedicated to rehabilitating individuals with physical challenges. The founder, Adam Gorlitsky, is nephrologist, Dr. Barry Gorlitsky’s, brother. The Rader Ward Foundation is closely tied to Dr. William Ward, as he and his wife started the organization following his son Rader’s suicide. Their mission is to provide scholarship support for creative children that would benefit from an alternative...Read More
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Spinx Celebrates New Store Opening in Easley

New store featuring tunnel car wash opens on Highway 123 Greenville, S.C. – Oct. 24, 2019 – The Spinx Company, the Greenville -based fuel and convenience retail company with more than 80 locations and 50 car washes statewide, celebrated the opening of its newest store in Easley with a ribbon cutting on Oct. 24th.  Located at 4283 Calhoun Memorial Highway in Easley, SC the new store features a Ride ‘N Shine Tunnel Wash with free vacuums as part of its statewide car wash club. “We are passionate about making life easier and are thrilled to open another location for our customers to fill up on fuel, legendary food options, including our chicken biscuits and all of the items they need throughout the day,” stated Stewart Spinks. “We are excited to also provide another world class tunnel wash and I encourage the community to sign up for the Spinx Car Wash...Read More
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