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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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Carolina Nephrology Hires New Physician

Upstate Medical Practice Welcomes Dr. Tarak Shah Greenville, SC | October 8, 2019 - Carolina Nephrology, a top provider for patient kidney care, is proud to welcome new physician, Dr. Tarak Shah, to their team. Dr. Tarak Shah completed his residency at the Department of Internal Medicine at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, NC. He then completed a Fellowship within the Department of Nephrology at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston Salem, NC. Dr. Shah is certified on the American Board of Internal Medicine. Shah serves as a professional member in the American Society of Nephrology and has co-authored multiple medical publications. Carolina Nephrology strives to meet the expectations of those we serve by providing compassionate, quality, and cost-effective health services. Through his position, Shah looks forward to continuing to build upon these goals by providing superior healthcare services to his patients. For more information on Carolina Nephrology...Read More
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Soteria Community Development Corporation to Celebrate 20 Years

Fundraiser and Artisan Auction to Benefit Soteria on Thursday, November 7th GREENVILLE, SC | September 17, 2019 – Soteria, a local non-profit organization that advocates for economic and social justice for those and their families impacted by the criminal justice system, will celebrate their 20th Anniversary on Thursday, November 7th.  Reclaimed: Soteria’s 20th Anniversary Celebration & Artisan Auction will take place at The Rutherford from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 pm. This special event will feature auction items handcrafted by Soteria’s very own interns. Event festivities will include live music, hors d'oeuvres, cocktails and both a silent and live artisan auction. Tickets are $50 per person with all proceeds benefiting Soteria and their programs. To purchase tickets, simply visit Soteria’s Eventbrite page at www.eventbrite.com/e/reclaimed-soterias-20th-anniversary-celebration-artisan-auction-tickets-68789626625. Founder and Executive Director of Soteria, Jerry Blassingame, works to create opportunities for previously incarcerated men to reenter society through transitional housing, life skills and job training. His...Read More
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Spinx Provides Complimentary Rides Via Hop In Shuttle in Downtown Greenville

New partnership with the Hop-In shuttle provides free shuttle service for local community to ‘make life easier’ Greenville, S.C. – September 16, 2019 – The Spinx Company, the Greenville S.C.-based fuel and convenience retail company is excited to ‘make life easier’ through a partnership with Hop In, a free downtown low-speed vehicle ride and shuttle service. In advance of the busy fall season featuring Euphoria and Fall for Greenville, Spinx has begun providing complimentary shuttle rides for the local community looking to travel anywhere from Flour Field to the top of Main street (and back). The Spinx wrapped Hop In will be driving up and down Main Street during the hours of 10:30 a.m. – dusk., seven days a week.  The shuttle can accommodate up to five guests per vehicle and will ultimately aid in the reduction of downtown traffic, as well as help support a growing need for transportation...Read More
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