Momentum - Upstate Announcements
Greenville-based Infinity Marketing, a fully integrated marketing firm, recently added Telular to its client roster. The agency is providing a variety of services to the technology company, including direct and digital marketing.
Telguard is an independent security dealer brand of Telular, a business unit of AMETEK Inc. The main project initiatives involve two forms of direct marketing: direct mail and email. The agency is also providing digital retargeting, SEO strategy and creative production support.
Fall for Greenville board members awarded more than $30,000 to six local nonprofit organizations through its Fall for Giving program. The program was created to support the efforts of nonprofit organizations whose programs directly impact the areas of culinary and food, cultural diversity, family and music.
Loaves & Fishes – $1,747 toward the outfitting of a food desert hub in the City View community with shelving and food storage totes. These food hubs aid in providing high-quality, healthy food to underserved communities while streamlining the delivery process and helping minimize environmental impact.
Pendleton Place – $7,460 toward the repurposing of an existing facility into an emergency youth shelter and installation of a new commercial oven, stovetop and fryer. The new appliances will better equip the facility for the large-scale cooking required by the influx of new youth residents.
Harvest Hope Food Bank – $5,812 to purchase hardware and software upgrades to help improve the emergency food pantry intake/help stations and day-to-day operations in servicing those facing hunger and food insecurity. The new equipment will specifically help process intake data, record specific needs and provide assistance with other needs such as SNAP applications.
Greenville Technical College – $5,000 toward the Fall for Greenville Culinary Arts Institute Scholarship Endowment Fund. The festival established the scholarship in 2006 to provide tuition for students in the culinary arts field. The increase in funds will help serve more students.
The Family Effect – $5,000 to build additional pantry storage to increase capacity for donations and begin receiving produce and meat items. Funds will also be used to purchase reusable grocery bags for item collection and to help stock the new pantry for the first year.
Rebuild Upstate – $5,000 to repair the home of a local family. Repairs will focus on accessibility and access to healthier living, such as kitchen repairs, bathroom repairs and mold remediation.
Coldwell Banker Caine recently received the Chairman’s Award, Award of Excellence, and Advancement Award in Dollars from the United Way of Greenville County in observation of its work toward the 2019 Stronger Together campaign.
Caine’s 2019 giving totaled of $82,473, breaking the company’s record for funds raised during a United Way campaign and reflecting an increase of more than 25 percent.
The new logo for Cancer Survivors Park was recognized with a silver award in the 2020 American Advertising Federation (AAF) Awards competition, presented by the local AAF Greenville chapter.
The logo, which features one of Greenville’s newest landmarks, was designed by Greenville-based by Infinity Marketing. Infinity Marketing and Cancer Survivors Park developed a logo that connects the mission of the park with its most recognizable feature - the “Beacon of Hope” spire that covers the Celebration of Hope Pavilion.
Cancer Survivors Park has been open to the public in downtown Greenville since 2018. It features a blend of gathering spaces and natural walkways along the Swamp Rabbit Trail, all dedicated to celebration, learning, healing and hope.
Homes of Hope, a Greenville organization, has been awarded $125,000 by the TD Charitable Foundation, the giving arm of TD Bank. Now in its 14th year, the “Housing for Everyone” competition supports local non-profits to expand and maintain affordable rental housing for individuals and families.
With its grant, Homes of Hope will continue to rebuild Greenville through housing, economic and workforce development.
Charlotte-based A M King, an integrated design-build firm with an established presence in the Upstate, has moved its Greenville operation into new, larger office space that will support a growing staff and increasing work for manufacturing, food processing and cold storage distribution clients in the Upstate region.
A M King purchased a building located just off I-385 and Butler Road in Regent Park, providing the Greenville team with double its space. A M King-Greenville’s new offices are located at 400 Regent Park Court.
Dryer Vent Wizard Upstate SC has awarded a $500 grant to the Taylors Fire/Rescue Headquarters for its work toward fire safety and public awareness about the dangers of fires.
Every year for National Fire Prevention Month, the Dryer Vent Wizard franchise organization raises money to benefit the Children’s Burn Foundation, a nonprofit organization aiding children who have suffered severe burns or trauma as a result of fire.
This year, 31 grants of $500 were awarded.