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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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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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