Posts Tagged: greatness of greenville

Upstate International – Why Greenville?

Upstate International is a non-profit organization that certainly brings greatness to Greenville County. Although located in downtown Greenville, it is important to realize that UI’s scope has a cross-county affect all over the Upstate. So why be located in Greenville? UI’s Executive Director Tracie Frese describes Greenville as “natural fit when you look at the [...]

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Aryana Thriving in Greenville’s Diversity

The primary factor that stimulates Nelo Mayar, Owner and Chef of Aryana Afghan Restaurant, is how diversity is embraced in Greenville. After living in Texas and Pennsylvania, Nelo confidently says that Greenville is the most diverse city she has lived in. She notes how seeing different cultures makes her happy because she can physically see [...]

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Nelo Mayar – From Cook to Chef

Just as Aryana offers a unique cuisine to the Greenville community, Owner and Chef Nelo Mayar offers an equally distinct story of how she broke into the restaurant business. Nelo has been mastering cooking for over 20 years now. With her being born in Afghanistan, a large part of her culture is that women are [...]

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Aryana Brings Afghan Cuisine to Greenville

Greenville, South Carolina sure has made a name for itself in 2016. This small, yet booming southern city scored numerous counts of national recognition and had everyone wanting to say #yeahTHATgreenville. As Greenville continues to grow, the Greenville Area Development Corporation would like to highlight the organizations of Greenville that make this area so great. [...]

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Homegrown Executive chooses Greenville for the Opportunity for Impact

Clearly, Greenville County has benefited from the 22 short months that the Greenville Center for the Creative Arts has existed here. Although, the relationship is two-fold, and the GCCA has similarly profited from being grounded in Greenville. Besides the “robust economy” that undoubtedly caters to the health of an Arts Center, Cherington Shucker, Executive Director [...]

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