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Spinx Named a Top 15 ‘Best Place to Work in S.C.’

  Spinx Company recently honored at awards ceremony in Columbia Greenville, S.C. – September 9, 2019 – The Spinx Company, the Greenville S.C.-based fuel and convenience retail company with more than 82 locations, 45 car washes, and 1,400 associates statewide, was recently recognized at a reception in Columbia as the 12th Best Place to Work in South Carolina, within the ‘large company’ category. The 14th annual program was created by SC Biz News in partnership with the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and Best Companies Group. Spinx was honored as one of 75 companies and experienced a record-breaking 96% percent response rate from its teammates for the survey-based awards program. This survey-and-awards program was designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best employers in the state of South Carolina, benefiting the state's economy, workforce, and businesses. “I am absolutely thrilled that we have been recognized within the top 15 places...Read More
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Spinx Celebrates New Store Opening in Taylors

New store featuring tunnel car wash opens on Wade Hampton Boulevard Greenville, S.C. – August 30, 2019– The Spinx Company, the Greenville S.C.-based fuel and convenience retail company with more than 80 locations and 50 car washes statewide, officially celebrated the opening of its newest store in Taylors with a ribbon cutting on August 30th.  Located at 3475 Wade Hampton Boulevard in Taylors, SC the new store features a Ride ‘N Shine Tunnel Wash with free vacuums as part of its statewide car wash club. “We are absolutely thrilled to open our newest store here in the Upstate of South Carolina,” stated Stewart Spinks. “We look forward to providing the local community with delicious food offerings like our legendary chicken biscuits, as well as our world class tunnel wash which truly makes life easier for our customers. I encourage the community to sign up for the Spinx Car Wash Club...Read More
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Spinx Celebrates New Store Opening in Summerville

New store on Dorchester Road is now open and features a variety of in-store promotions to celebrate Grand Opening Greenville, S.C. – August 26, 2019– The Spinx Company, the Greenville S.C.-based fuel and convenience retail company with more than 80 locations and 50 car washes statewide, officially celebrated the opening of its newest store in Summerville with a ribbon cutting on August 22nd. The store is located at 10696 Dorchester Rd. in Summerville, SC and will feature a variety of in-store promotions. “We are excited to celebrate the opening of our newest store in the Lowcountry,” stated Stewart Spinks. “We look forward to continuing to provide this community with delicious food offerings like our legendary chicken biscuit and I encourage customers to sign up for our Spinx Xtras program for great discounts on fuel. The community is encouraged to sign up for the Spinx Car Wash Club. As part of...Read More
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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Spinx Raises More Than $360,000 for March of Dimes and Donates Free Gas for a Year to Top Fundraiser

Greenville, S.C. – June 27, 2019 – SPINX, the Greenville, S.C.-based fuel and convenience retail company, is pleased to announce that it raised $362,200.00 for the March of Dimes, surpassing its record last year of $334,451.00. L-R: Laura Goodwin - Executive Director, March of Dimes; Stan Storti – President, SPINX Co.; Aaron Welter - Territory Manager, SPINX Co.; Katie Peden - Senior Development Manager, March of Dimes  “I am thrilled with the effort of the entire SPINX team, our loyal customers and business partners for encouraging this year’s campaign and making it a great success,” said SPINX President, Stan Storti, who also served as the 2018 Chairman for the Greenville March of Dimes - March for Babies. “Our job has always been more than simply raising funds to support the March of Dimes, but also to generate awareness to the organization’s efforts in aiding in the overall health and well-being of...Read More
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Goodwill Industries Announces 1st Annual Champions of Change Luncheon

Greenville, SC | June 4, 2019 –Goodwill Industries of Upstate/Midlands South Carolina is excited to celebrate their mission of helping people become independent through employment at the 1st Annual Champions of Change Luncheon. This celebratory event will take place on Wednesday, October 2nd at 12:00 pm at the Embassy Suites on Verdae Boulevard in Greenville. The luncheon, which replaces Goodwill’s annual Champions Tribute event, will honor those who have served and benefited from the Power of Work through Goodwill Industries of Upstate/Midlands South Carolina. Sponsorship opportunities for the Goodwill Industries Champions of Change Luncheon are as follows: Presenting Sponsor (2 of 3 available) $5,000 Award Sponsor (3 available) $3,000 Honoree Tables Sponsor (1 available) $2,000 Friend of Goodwill Sponsor $500 “The Champions Tribute ran for ten great years, but we are excited to refresh this event and continue to celebrate our mission and program recipients at the upcoming Champions of...Read More
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Spinx Named One of the Best Places to Work in S.C.

Company to be honored at awards ceremony in Columbia Greenville, S.C. – June 20, 2019 – The Spinx Company, the Greenville S.C.-based fuel and convenience retail company with more than 80 locations, 45 car washes and 1,400 associates statewide, was recently names as one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina. The 14th annual program was created by SC Biz News in partnership with the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and Best Companies Group. This survey-and-awards program was designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best employers in the state of South Carolina, benefiting the state's economy, workforce, and businesses. The list is made up of 75 total companies, and Spinx has been named one of this year’s Best Places to Work in South Carolina. “We are honored to be named one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina,” said Stan Storti, Spinx President. “Spinx teammates...Read More
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Fulcrum BioEnergy Selects Office Space in Patrick Square as They Expand to Clemson

Bioenergy Company Chooses Mixed-Use Development in Clemson, SC for New Office Location Clemson, SC | June 20, 2019 - Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc., a clean energy company that develops, owns and operates plants that convert household waste into clean, renewable transportation fuels, including diesel and jet fuel, has signed a seven-year lease for a new 6,300 square foot office space in Patrick Square. Fulcrum’s engineering and technology team will occupy the mixed-use building at 107 Market Street located above SunnySide Café. The office space is currently undergoing construction by general contractor, Hogan Construction, and is expected to open by September 2019. The mixed-used community will allow Fulcrum to continue to expand in a location that is vibrant, connected and convenient. CBRE’s, Shelby Dodson and Tommy Molin, arranged the lease on behalf of Patrick Square’s Owner and Developer, JMC Communities.  Fulcrum was represented by Sorrel Hoover of Keller Williams Western Upstate. “We are honored to have the opportunity...Read More
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