Oct
26
10:00 AM10:00

College and Industry Tour in Lyman

Consumers who are current or recent graduates of high school will participate in a tour of Limestone Community College, Nestle and Freightliner to learn more about local employers and training opportunities.

Please RSVP by Tuesday, October 23rd. Lunch will be provided.

For more information, contact Iyonia Simmons at (864) 249-8038.

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Oct
30
12:00 PM12:00

Greenville Mental Health Accute Staff Training

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The goal of this event is to educate Greenville Mental Health Accute Staff on the collaboration between IPS and Vocational Rehabilitation, the IPS program and changes and the referral process to help increase the number of referrals to the IPS program and continue to use "zero exclusion" when working with the mentally ill.

Attendance is by invitation only. Please RSVP by Friday, September 28th. Lunch will be provided.

For more information, contact Laura Best at (864) 361-3300.

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Nov
8
11:30 AM11:30

Lyman Open House and Veterans Appreciation Luncheon

Vocational Rehabilitation Lyman is having an Open House and Veterans Appreciation Luncheon on Thursday, November 8th from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm, at 180 Groce Road, Lyman, SC 29365. 

Consumer achievements will be highlighted, along with outstanding business partnerships, and our local veterans will be recognized.

Guests welcome. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by Friday, November 2nd.

For more information, contact Jennie Thomas at 864-249-8030, or use the email form below.

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Oct
18
10:00 AM10:00

Mad City Money Event

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This event will be a financial simulation for high school students.  They will have to create savings and spending plans, visit all the Mad City merchants, make purchases and balance accounts.

Attendance is by invitation only. Please RSVP by Friday, October 5th. Lunch will be provided.

For more information, contact Levette Segars or Jimmy Bennett at (843) 479-8318.

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Oct
4
9:30 AM09:30

Mayor's Committee Annual Awareness/Advocacy Walk and Roll

In case of inclement weather, all events will be held at SC Vocational Rehabilitation, 353 S. Church Street, Spartanburg, SC.

The goal of this event is to raise awareness in the community regarding people with disabilities to include students, adults, agency, partners, business, and business partners. The conclusion of the Walk and Roll features an advocacy activity with guest speakers and a meal.

For more information, contact Cole Gallman at (864) 585-3693.

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Oct
3
10:00 AM10:00

Kimberly Clark 2018 United Way Campaign

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United Way and Kimberly-Clark have joined forces to focus on two critical issues: giving young women a strong start in leadership and advocacy, and helping people live vibrant, fulfilling lives. Kimberly-Clark was recognized by United Way in 2015 for its consumer engagement in both projects. The company was lauded for leveraging cause marketing efforts to engage consumers and raise awareness about critical issues.

Please RSVP by Friday, September 28th.

For more information, contact Keya Perrin at 803-641-7630.

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Sep
29
11:00 AM11:00

United Way of Aiken County Family Fun Day

There will be games, a bouncy house, an inflatable obstacle course, face painting, and concessions! Please bring a canned good for Golden Harvest Food Bank as admission.

We will be there to inform the public about Vocational Rehabilitation services.

Please RSVP by September 28th.

For more information, contact Keya Perrin at (803) 641-7630.

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Sep
25
2:00 PM14:00

Pain Group Outing in West Columbia

Pain often leads people to reduce involvement in social and recreational activities.  People may feel that they cannot contribute socially as they once could or that they cannot keep up with friends in recreational activities, and so they withdraw.

VR’s Pain Management program aims to reintegrate clients into recreational activities to increase mood, socialization and community involvement.

This event is by invitation only. Please RSVP by Wednesday, September 25th.

For more information, contact Ali Cato at (803) 896-6041.

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Sep
18
10:00 AM10:00

Palmetto Center Preview

NOTICE: This event has been cancelled due to weather conditions.

This event will introduce local business partners to to the South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Department's substance abuse treatment center in Florence, SC.

Please RSVP by Wednesday, September 10th.

For more information, contact Eric S. Moore at (803) 896-6506.

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Aug
8
8:45 AM08:45

Make A Good First Impression in Walterboro

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Clients will to fun and educational day.  We are having emergency service vehicles come in and asking the drivers to speak to clients about the importance of their jobs and the vehicles they use.

The goal of the day is to educate clients about different jobs that are available in the community.

Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by Sunday, July 1st.

For more information, contact Lynn Marcom at 843-538-3116.

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Jul
17
9:00 AM09:00

Business Partnership Breakfast in Sumter

The goal of this event is to promote Vocational Rehabilitation Services to different businesses and organizations throughout the Sumter area in order to build, develop, and strengthen our partnerships.

Please RSVP by Tuesday, July 10th. Snacks will be provided.

For more information, contact Bryan Atkinson at (803) 305-3013.

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Jun
27
9:00 AM09:00

Hiring Event in Greenville

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This event will provide job ready clients an opportunity to meet with employers and participate in on the spot interviews for gainful competitive employment. 

Please RSVP by Tuesday, May 15th. Lunch will be provided. 

For more information, contact David Gustafson at 864-297-3066.

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Jun
20
9:00 AM09:00

Bounce Back in Greenville

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This event will inform clients of community resources, available educational and vocational training, employers that are willing to hire them, and explain to how expungements and pardons can be achieved.

Please RSVP by Tuesday, May 8th. Lunch will be provided.

For more information, contact Cierra Mack at 864-603-5956.

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Jun
10
3:00 PM15:00

Project SEARCH Graduation in Anderson

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At this event, the Anderson County School Districts, along with AnMed Health and SC Vocational Rehabilitation Department, will be celebrating the successful completion of the program by students who participated in the 2017-2018 project SEARCH training.

Please RSVP by Friday, June 1st. Snacks will be provided. 

For more information, contact Lisa Gillespie at (864) 224-6391.

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Jun
9
10:00 AM10:00

NAMI Walks Upstate South Carolina

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This is a walk supporting the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) in upstate South Carolina. Interested walkers are encouraged to register/attend at namiwalks.org under the Greenville VR Team listing.  Check in will begin at 9 am. The walk begins at 10 am. If not able to walk and would like to give a gift of donation, this can also be done online.

Please RSVP by Monday, June 4th. Snacks will be provided.

For more information, contact Suzanne Price at (864) 297-3066.

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May
29
6:00 PM18:00

Project SEARCH Graduation in Spartanburg

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This event will provide education and job training to young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The program is dedicated to workforce development that benefits the individual, community, and workplace. Upon completion of the program, our clients have the skills needed to obtain a community job that aligns with their vocational goals. The goal of this event is to promote employment outcomes for clients. 

Snacks will be provided. Please RSVP by Tuesday, May 22nd. 

For more information, contact Barbara Rhodes at (864) 585-3693.

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May
23
10:00 AM10:00

Central Re-Entry Job Fair and Expo

The Reentry Job Fair is a collaboration between employers, agencies, not-for-profits, and vendors to provide information and resources to South Carolinians with a criminal background who are in search of employment.

Professional dress is required. Expungement and pardon Information will be available.

For more information, contact Karren Gordon at 803-782-4239. 

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May
17
8:30 AM08:30

Greenwood HS Senior Recognition

This event will provide recognition for graduating seniors involved in the High School/High Tech program, and make them aware of the services available at Piedmont Technical College as they continue their education.

Please RSVP by Tuesday, May 16th. Breakfast will be provided.

For more information, contact Kayla Livingston at 864-229-5827.

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May
15
8:30 AM08:30

Emerald HS Senior Recognition

This event will provide recognition for graduating seniors involved in the High School/High Tech Program, and to make them aware of the services that available at Piedmont Technical College as they continue their education.

Please RSVP by Monday, May 14th. Breakfast will be provided.

For more information, contact Kayla Livingston at 864-229-5827.

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