Greenville Country Club to Host Morgan Lucas Junior Golf Championship

GREENVILLE, S.C.—Greenville Country Club (GCC) is set to host the Morgan Lucas Junior Championship at its award-winning Chanticleer golf course on Saturday, February 23 and Sunday, February 24, 2019. The Morgan Lucas Junior Championship is administered by the South Carolina Junior Golf Association for the top juniors in the state.   Greenville Country Club hosts this event in honor of Tommy Lucas and Jimmy Morgan III, the sons of two past GCC members, who tragically passed away in the summer of 1933. To keep their memory alive, an annual golf tournament was established and has been played for over 60...

The Heart of a Champion

by Jamie Prince In the story of the anointing of David to become King of Israel, Samuel carries out the orders of the Lord, although it is clear that David is a most unusual choice to be king. The Bible describes him as the eighth and youngest son of Jesse, a sheep farmer in the town of Bethlehem. “He was ruddy” (1 Samuel 16:12) and, when Samuel arrived at Jesse’s home, was not with the rest of the family but in the field tending the sheep. He was a poet and a musician. He was underestimated by his family: “Jesse...

Mayor Tecklenburg Joins the Brain Injury Association of South Carolina’s Shuck-A-Rama Host Committee

Sponsorships and tickets are available   COLUMBIA, S.C.—The Brain Injury Association of South Carolina (BIASC) is pleased to announce the addition of Mayor John Tecklenburg to the Host Committee for its 8thAnnual Shuck-A-Rama. The Oyster Roast is BIASC’s primary fundraising event for the Lowcountry region, which will take place on Friday, January 18, 2019 at the Charleston Visitor Center Bus Shed in Charleston, S.C.   “The work of the Brain Injury Association of South Carolina is important and admirable, and I am pleased to host them in Charleston for their 8th Annual Shuck-A-Rama oyster roast,” said Mayor John Tecklenburg, City of...

Our 10th Anniversary

As we usher in a new year, flourish begins a special year of our own: our 10thAnniversary. I look at where we are today and, in a sense, Day One and Year One seem like they were just Last Week and Last Year. Just as they say with children, “the days have been long but the years have been short” in their passing.   A milestone forces one to reflect. Here are some of the most vivid memories I have, and lessons I’ve learned, and what I really want to say at this point about where we’ve been, where and...

Christmastime at flourish

by Bailey Verreault It’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season with all of the parties, shopping and gifts. We often forget what this season is really about because the idea of commercialism and materialism consumes us. Finding the best gift for that special someone and hosting the perfect party are huge stressors in our lives when this should be a time of giving, relaxation and cheer. Do you remember how excited you got about the holidays when you were younger? As a child, you enjoyed the simple joys of Christmas. The world...

It’s the Little Things that Matter

A blog by our fall intern, Virginia Blackstone   Wow! It is crazy to think that just four months ago, I started interning here at flourish, and now the semester is coming to a close – time has flown by! When I first thought of what an internship looked like, I figured I would be sorting files, running to get coffee, and if I was lucky, getting the chance to show that I was hardworking, dedicated, and talented while doing so. From the very beginning, I didn’t care what my job would look like day to day, but the thought...

2019 Upstate Home and Garden Expo Set for February 8-10

ANDERSON, S.C.—The 2019 Upstate Home and Garden Expo, presented by the Home Builders Association of Anderson, will take place from Friday, February 8 through Sunday, February 10 at the Anderson Civic Center. The 2019 event will be the 43rdcongregation of Upstate businesses in the home and garden industries exhibiting their products and services under one roof. “The Home Builders Association of Anderson is thrilled to present the 43rdAnnual Home and Garden Expo this year,” said Joey Carter, Chair of the 2019 Home and Garden Expo. “This year’s attendees are guaranteed to gain inspiration for their home make-over, renovation or exterior...

Individual Tickets Now Available for the Brain Injury Association of South Carolina’s 8th Annual Shuck-A-Rama Oyster Roast

COLUMBIA, S.C.—Tickets are now available for the 8thAnnual Shuck-A-Rama, benefiting the Brain Injury Association of South Carolina (BIASC). The event will be held on Friday, January 18, 2019 at the Charleston Visitor Center Bus Shed in Charleston, S.C., from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.   Tickets to Shuck-A-Rama are $40 each and may be purchased on Eventbrite, by visiting the event’s website atwww.shuckarama.com,or by clicking here. Donations are also being accepted on behalf of BIASC in lieu of, or addition to, the purchase of an event ticket.   Shuck-A-Rama is the primary Lowcountry fundraising event for BIASC, with 100 percent of...

The Heart of Success by Jamie Prince

Nothing feels better than to feel appreciated. Belonging is a make-or-break element when it comes to whether you like what you do, or love what you do.   Hand in hand with that sense of knowing that you, as a person and the skills you bring to the team, are valued, is – in return – a sense of gratefulness. Those who express gratefulness regularly are typically those who recognize that, despite life’s ups and downs, the good outweighs the bad and the blessings are abundant, even if we sometimes have to exercise more diligence in seeing them.   Thanksgiving is naturally...

8th Annual Shuck-A-Rama Set for January 18 to Benefit the Brain Injury Association of South Carolina

The Brain Injury Association of South Carolina (BIASC) will be hosting its 8thAnnual Shuck-A-Rama on Fri., January 18, 2019 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Charleston Visitor Center Bus Shed in Charleston, S.C. Shuck-A-Rama is the annual Lowcountry fundraising event for BIASC, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to provide critical help and support to persons with brain injury and their families, educating the public on the risks and impact of brain injury, and advocating for legislation, and improving community-based services.   “Shuck-A-Rama is one of the best events of the year, and there’s no better city to host...

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