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Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Volunteers Needed for Spartanburg Interfaith Hospitality Network
Jan 25 all-day
Spartanburg Interfaith Hospitality Network

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Volunteers are the heart of SPIHN; without them, it cannot exist.  Volunteer involvement and commitment enables more families to be sheltered at minimal cost, which assists to expand the aspects of the program.  Community support also shows guests that they are genuinely cared for.

Volunteers of all ages, talents, and available time have an opportunity to provide a variety of services:

  • Host Congregation planning and coordinating

  • Cooking and serving meals

  • Playing with the children or helping them with homework

  • Staying overnight at the host church

  • Guest room setup and take down

  • Transportation

  • Provide emergency assistance as needed

  • Day Center support services

  • Serving as a SPIHN Board of Trustee

  • Fund-raising

  • Spartanburg Opportunity Center

Beyond all of these services, volunteers interact with the guests, treating them with nonjudgmental respect, responding with compassion and providing a source of hope.

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Greer Relief Volunteer Opportunity: Pick up food weekly from Food Lion
Jan 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Greer Relief
Food Lion Pick-Up
We are seeking a volunteer to pick up food weekly from Food Lion (2460 Hudson Rd). Pick up would be between 12 PM – 2 PM on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Email Jennifer for more information and to volunteer.
Volunteer in Piedmont SCORE!
Jan 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
SCORE Piedmont

A Chance to Make a Difference

Written by: Jerry Smith, SCORE Mentor

Who doesn’t remember the person who was a major influence on their career – a teacher, a first boss, a wise colleague? They are never forgotten, and that person also gets to feel the gratification that comes with knowing they had a meaningful, long-term impact on another human being.

What if you could be the one who has the opportunity to have a significant impact on a person who is starting out in a new business career? You can, by becoming a part-time volunteer in Piedmont SCORE!

What is SCORE? It was founded almost 60 years ago by the US Small Business Administration (SBA), with the goal of providing free mentoring support to small business startups and existing small businesses via a highly experienced volunteer organization.

There are SBA supported SCORE chapters all over the United States, with more than 10,000 volunteers. In 2020 alone, SCORE mentors helped start 45,027 new businesses and create 119,562 new jobs. In the same year, 60% of SCORE’s clients were women, 46% were minorities, and 9% were veterans.

SCORE contains a wide variety of volunteers, from their 20s to 80s, including retired corporate executives, and small business owners, as well as volunteers who are actively working regular jobs in large and small businesses.

There are four ways you can volunteer. The majority of volunteers are Mentors, who help small business startups and existing small businesses with every aspect of starting and running a small business. Additionally, there are Subject Matter Experts in a wide variety of subject areas including critical specialties like information technology, finance, sales and marketing, and manufacturing, just to mention a few.

Mentors bring expertise in many specific business areas like office management, banking, healthcare, transportation, restaurant management, and numerous others. In addition, there are volunteer Presenters who provide a myriad of educational programs, as well as Administrators for every aspect of each chapter’s program.

The Piedmont SCORE chapter, located in Greenville, started 50 years ago, includes 11 upstate counties from Union in the east, to Oconee in the West, Greenville and Spartanburg counties in the north, to McCormick in the South. With close to 50 members, ranging in age from 23 to 82, most of them mentors, literally hundreds of small business clients are served each year. New clients arrive almost every day, and the chapter is always seeking qualified mentor and other volunteer candidates.

Volunteer Opportunity: Income Tax Assistance
Jan 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
online

VITA
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to those who meet the income criteria. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals. We are looking for volunteers and interns. Check out our blogfor more information about the internship opportunities. Email Jennifer for more information about the program and volunteering.
FoodShare Volunteer
Jan 25 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Greer Relief
Mill Village Farms’ FoodShare Greenville is a fresh food box program in partnership with FoodShareSC that is working to make it easier for families in our community to enjoy fresh fruits & vegetables. Volunteers are needed to welcome FoodShare participants, distribute boxes, complete order forms, etc. 
Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Volunteers Needed for Spartanburg Interfaith Hospitality Network
Jan 26 all-day
Spartanburg Interfaith Hospitality Network

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Volunteers are the heart of SPIHN; without them, it cannot exist.  Volunteer involvement and commitment enables more families to be sheltered at minimal cost, which assists to expand the aspects of the program.  Community support also shows guests that they are genuinely cared for.

Volunteers of all ages, talents, and available time have an opportunity to provide a variety of services:

  • Host Congregation planning and coordinating

  • Cooking and serving meals

  • Playing with the children or helping them with homework

  • Staying overnight at the host church

  • Guest room setup and take down

  • Transportation

  • Provide emergency assistance as needed

  • Day Center support services

  • Serving as a SPIHN Board of Trustee

  • Fund-raising

  • Spartanburg Opportunity Center

Beyond all of these services, volunteers interact with the guests, treating them with nonjudgmental respect, responding with compassion and providing a source of hope.

volunteers2.jpg
Greer Relief Volunteer Opportunity: Pick up food weekly from Food Lion
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Greer Relief
Food Lion Pick-Up
We are seeking a volunteer to pick up food weekly from Food Lion (2460 Hudson Rd). Pick up would be between 12 PM – 2 PM on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Email Jennifer for more information and to volunteer.
Volunteer in Piedmont SCORE!
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
SCORE Piedmont

A Chance to Make a Difference

Written by: Jerry Smith, SCORE Mentor

Who doesn’t remember the person who was a major influence on their career – a teacher, a first boss, a wise colleague? They are never forgotten, and that person also gets to feel the gratification that comes with knowing they had a meaningful, long-term impact on another human being.

What if you could be the one who has the opportunity to have a significant impact on a person who is starting out in a new business career? You can, by becoming a part-time volunteer in Piedmont SCORE!

What is SCORE? It was founded almost 60 years ago by the US Small Business Administration (SBA), with the goal of providing free mentoring support to small business startups and existing small businesses via a highly experienced volunteer organization.

There are SBA supported SCORE chapters all over the United States, with more than 10,000 volunteers. In 2020 alone, SCORE mentors helped start 45,027 new businesses and create 119,562 new jobs. In the same year, 60% of SCORE’s clients were women, 46% were minorities, and 9% were veterans.

SCORE contains a wide variety of volunteers, from their 20s to 80s, including retired corporate executives, and small business owners, as well as volunteers who are actively working regular jobs in large and small businesses.

There are four ways you can volunteer. The majority of volunteers are Mentors, who help small business startups and existing small businesses with every aspect of starting and running a small business. Additionally, there are Subject Matter Experts in a wide variety of subject areas including critical specialties like information technology, finance, sales and marketing, and manufacturing, just to mention a few.

Mentors bring expertise in many specific business areas like office management, banking, healthcare, transportation, restaurant management, and numerous others. In addition, there are volunteer Presenters who provide a myriad of educational programs, as well as Administrators for every aspect of each chapter’s program.

The Piedmont SCORE chapter, located in Greenville, started 50 years ago, includes 11 upstate counties from Union in the east, to Oconee in the West, Greenville and Spartanburg counties in the north, to McCormick in the South. With close to 50 members, ranging in age from 23 to 82, most of them mentors, literally hundreds of small business clients are served each year. New clients arrive almost every day, and the chapter is always seeking qualified mentor and other volunteer candidates.

Volunteer Opportunity: Income Tax Assistance
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
online

VITA
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to those who meet the income criteria. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals. We are looking for volunteers and interns. Check out our blogfor more information about the internship opportunities. Email Jennifer for more information about the program and volunteering.
FoodShare Volunteer
Jan 26 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Greer Relief
Mill Village Farms’ FoodShare Greenville is a fresh food box program in partnership with FoodShareSC that is working to make it easier for families in our community to enjoy fresh fruits & vegetables. Volunteers are needed to welcome FoodShare participants, distribute boxes, complete order forms, etc. 
Thursday, January 27, 2022
Volunteers Needed for Spartanburg Interfaith Hospitality Network
Jan 27 all-day
Spartanburg Interfaith Hospitality Network

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Volunteers are the heart of SPIHN; without them, it cannot exist.  Volunteer involvement and commitment enables more families to be sheltered at minimal cost, which assists to expand the aspects of the program.  Community support also shows guests that they are genuinely cared for.

Volunteers of all ages, talents, and available time have an opportunity to provide a variety of services:

  • Host Congregation planning and coordinating

  • Cooking and serving meals

  • Playing with the children or helping them with homework

  • Staying overnight at the host church

  • Guest room setup and take down

  • Transportation

  • Provide emergency assistance as needed

  • Day Center support services

  • Serving as a SPIHN Board of Trustee

  • Fund-raising

  • Spartanburg Opportunity Center

Beyond all of these services, volunteers interact with the guests, treating them with nonjudgmental respect, responding with compassion and providing a source of hope.

volunteers2.jpg
Greer Relief Volunteer Opportunity: Pick up food weekly from Food Lion
Jan 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Greer Relief
Food Lion Pick-Up
We are seeking a volunteer to pick up food weekly from Food Lion (2460 Hudson Rd). Pick up would be between 12 PM – 2 PM on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Email Jennifer for more information and to volunteer.
Volunteer in Piedmont SCORE!
Jan 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
SCORE Piedmont

A Chance to Make a Difference

Written by: Jerry Smith, SCORE Mentor

Who doesn’t remember the person who was a major influence on their career – a teacher, a first boss, a wise colleague? They are never forgotten, and that person also gets to feel the gratification that comes with knowing they had a meaningful, long-term impact on another human being.

What if you could be the one who has the opportunity to have a significant impact on a person who is starting out in a new business career? You can, by becoming a part-time volunteer in Piedmont SCORE!

What is SCORE? It was founded almost 60 years ago by the US Small Business Administration (SBA), with the goal of providing free mentoring support to small business startups and existing small businesses via a highly experienced volunteer organization.

There are SBA supported SCORE chapters all over the United States, with more than 10,000 volunteers. In 2020 alone, SCORE mentors helped start 45,027 new businesses and create 119,562 new jobs. In the same year, 60% of SCORE’s clients were women, 46% were minorities, and 9% were veterans.

SCORE contains a wide variety of volunteers, from their 20s to 80s, including retired corporate executives, and small business owners, as well as volunteers who are actively working regular jobs in large and small businesses.

There are four ways you can volunteer. The majority of volunteers are Mentors, who help small business startups and existing small businesses with every aspect of starting and running a small business. Additionally, there are Subject Matter Experts in a wide variety of subject areas including critical specialties like information technology, finance, sales and marketing, and manufacturing, just to mention a few.

Mentors bring expertise in many specific business areas like office management, banking, healthcare, transportation, restaurant management, and numerous others. In addition, there are volunteer Presenters who provide a myriad of educational programs, as well as Administrators for every aspect of each chapter’s program.

The Piedmont SCORE chapter, located in Greenville, started 50 years ago, includes 11 upstate counties from Union in the east, to Oconee in the West, Greenville and Spartanburg counties in the north, to McCormick in the South. With close to 50 members, ranging in age from 23 to 82, most of them mentors, literally hundreds of small business clients are served each year. New clients arrive almost every day, and the chapter is always seeking qualified mentor and other volunteer candidates.

Volunteer Opportunity: Income Tax Assistance
Jan 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
online

VITA
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to those who meet the income criteria. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals. We are looking for volunteers and interns. Check out our blogfor more information about the internship opportunities. Email Jennifer for more information about the program and volunteering.
FoodShare Volunteer
Jan 27 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Greer Relief
Mill Village Farms’ FoodShare Greenville is a fresh food box program in partnership with FoodShareSC that is working to make it easier for families in our community to enjoy fresh fruits & vegetables. Volunteers are needed to welcome FoodShare participants, distribute boxes, complete order forms, etc. 
3rd Stage–Winter + Spring Semester Production class | K5-5th
Jan 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
South Carolina Children’s Theatre

For anyone who is not a veteran parent of 3rd Stage, please email [email protected]. You will be sent a link to an Informational Video that you need to watch BEFORE the audition to determine if 3rd Stage is right for your child and to explain the commitment expectations and goals of the class. The instructor will also review what students can expect in the audition and how to fill out the audition form that you need to bring TO the audition on either Wednesday, January 5 or Thursday, January 6 from 5-6:30pm, as well as the tech week (May 22-26) and performance expectations (May 27 & 28).

MANDATORY Auditions EITHER Wednesday, January 5 or Thursday, January 6 from 5-6:30pm. Bring your completed paperwork to the audition. We are creating the online audition registration you will need in order to sign-up for an audition slot.  Please check back in early December.

The class will meet on either Wednesdays or Thursdays (pending casting) from 5-6:30pm each week, Jan 12th or 13th up to our tech week before performances the weekend of May 27th & 28th(Performers will perform in mask and inside on our 2nd Stage. Audience members will also be required to wear a mask and will be assigned seats for the performance.)

Audition Info The audition will consist of a short test drive type class in which students will be guided through introductory acting exercises that will include following directions, stage areas, vocal projection and characterization. No reading is involved for this audition.  All auditionees will need to bring a non-returnable photo, and fill out an audition form with schedule conflicts noted – just like a regular MainStage audition. You will indicate on the audition form your preference for class day of week (Wednesday or Thursday or Either).  This less stressful way of auditioning gives the director and crew a better understanding of how actors work together and take direction.  Actors who are ready will then be invited to take the class as a pre-cast participant.

Cast list will be announced by Sunday, January 9 and those students who are not cast can still enroll in a Winter class.

Class Info 3rd Stage is an opportunity for experienced younger actors to realize the hard work that goes into being “up there.”  Stories are adapted for a fully produced weekend run.  The age range allows elementary aged students to tackle character roles while younger actors create an ensemble experience.  Tuition is $250– payable after casting is announced.  Students embark on the rehearsal process creating characters and making acting choices guided by the director, Traysie Amick and the assistant director, Lexie West. In addition, they will see young artists (3rd Stage Mentors) take on backstage and production roles, discover techniques and activities that are useful during “down-time” at rehearsal, and build a group of kindred partners with one objective: tell a great story!

Parents also have the opportunity to see how a child handles a heavier schedule and workload.  They become familiar with new theatre jargon and get an inside look at the demands and expectations of “tech rehearsals.”  Everybody learns!

We ask that students have completed at least 3 classes of theatre instruction.  At least one of these needs to be Exploration or Process Acting from SCCT. Students who are cast will need to attend class consistently—absences and tardies are strongly discouraged as it impacts the whole class! We may even connect students who are absent virtually via Zoom if needed so they don’t miss rehearsal time.

WEDNESDAY ENSEMBLE – meets every Wednesday Jan 12-May 18 (skip days on March 2 and March 23)
THURSDAY ENSEMBLE– meets every Thursday Jan 13-May 19 (skip days on March 3 and March 24)
*THE FOLLOWING DATES/TIMES ARE MANDATORY FOR MEMBERS OF BOTH ENSEMBLES*
SATURDAY, May 21           2:30-5:30 PM                             TECH Mandatory Attendance
MONDAY,   May 23           4:45-6:45 PM                              TECH Mandatory Attendance
TUESDAY,   May 24           4:45-6:45 PM                             TECH Mandatory Attendance
WEDNESDAY, May 25       4:45-6:45 PM                            TECH Mandatory Attendance
THURSDAY, May 26          4:45-6:45 PM                             TECH Mandatory Attendance
FRIDAY, May 27                4:45PM & 5:30 PM SHOW
SATURDAY, May 28           10:15 AM- Late Afternoon         11 AM, 1 PM, 2:30 PM SHOWS

Friday, January 28, 2022
Volunteers Needed for Spartanburg Interfaith Hospitality Network
Jan 28 all-day
Spartanburg Interfaith Hospitality Network

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Volunteers are the heart of SPIHN; without them, it cannot exist.  Volunteer involvement and commitment enables more families to be sheltered at minimal cost, which assists to expand the aspects of the program.  Community support also shows guests that they are genuinely cared for.

Volunteers of all ages, talents, and available time have an opportunity to provide a variety of services:

  • Host Congregation planning and coordinating

  • Cooking and serving meals

  • Playing with the children or helping them with homework

  • Staying overnight at the host church

  • Guest room setup and take down

  • Transportation

  • Provide emergency assistance as needed

  • Day Center support services

  • Serving as a SPIHN Board of Trustee

  • Fund-raising

  • Spartanburg Opportunity Center

Beyond all of these services, volunteers interact with the guests, treating them with nonjudgmental respect, responding with compassion and providing a source of hope.

volunteers2.jpg
Greer Relief Volunteer Opportunity: Pick up food weekly from Food Lion
Jan 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Greer Relief
Food Lion Pick-Up
We are seeking a volunteer to pick up food weekly from Food Lion (2460 Hudson Rd). Pick up would be between 12 PM – 2 PM on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Email Jennifer for more information and to volunteer.
Volunteer in Piedmont SCORE!
Jan 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
SCORE Piedmont

A Chance to Make a Difference

Written by: Jerry Smith, SCORE Mentor

Who doesn’t remember the person who was a major influence on their career – a teacher, a first boss, a wise colleague? They are never forgotten, and that person also gets to feel the gratification that comes with knowing they had a meaningful, long-term impact on another human being.

What if you could be the one who has the opportunity to have a significant impact on a person who is starting out in a new business career? You can, by becoming a part-time volunteer in Piedmont SCORE!

What is SCORE? It was founded almost 60 years ago by the US Small Business Administration (SBA), with the goal of providing free mentoring support to small business startups and existing small businesses via a highly experienced volunteer organization.

There are SBA supported SCORE chapters all over the United States, with more than 10,000 volunteers. In 2020 alone, SCORE mentors helped start 45,027 new businesses and create 119,562 new jobs. In the same year, 60% of SCORE’s clients were women, 46% were minorities, and 9% were veterans.

SCORE contains a wide variety of volunteers, from their 20s to 80s, including retired corporate executives, and small business owners, as well as volunteers who are actively working regular jobs in large and small businesses.

There are four ways you can volunteer. The majority of volunteers are Mentors, who help small business startups and existing small businesses with every aspect of starting and running a small business. Additionally, there are Subject Matter Experts in a wide variety of subject areas including critical specialties like information technology, finance, sales and marketing, and manufacturing, just to mention a few.

Mentors bring expertise in many specific business areas like office management, banking, healthcare, transportation, restaurant management, and numerous others. In addition, there are volunteer Presenters who provide a myriad of educational programs, as well as Administrators for every aspect of each chapter’s program.

The Piedmont SCORE chapter, located in Greenville, started 50 years ago, includes 11 upstate counties from Union in the east, to Oconee in the West, Greenville and Spartanburg counties in the north, to McCormick in the South. With close to 50 members, ranging in age from 23 to 82, most of them mentors, literally hundreds of small business clients are served each year. New clients arrive almost every day, and the chapter is always seeking qualified mentor and other volunteer candidates.

Volunteer Opportunity: Income Tax Assistance
Jan 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
online

VITA
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to those who meet the income criteria. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals. We are looking for volunteers and interns. Check out our blogfor more information about the internship opportunities. Email Jennifer for more information about the program and volunteering.