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Spartanburg’s Got Sparkle Talent Show FINALS – May 20th at Converse College!

Join us for the Spartanburg’s Got Sparkle Talent Show FINALS on May 20th at 3pm at the Hazel B. Abbott Theatre at Converse College. Sponsored by Spartanburg Regional Healthcare Foundation, Hub City Animal Project, City of Spartanburg, Gosnel Menard Robinson & Infante, Hyde Law Firm and Willow & Poppy Studios, this program will feature our […]

Help Michaela Scott go to the FINALS!

Michaela Scott from Mental Fitness on Vimeo. Help Michaela make it to the finals by donating today! Michaela is one of fourteen performers who have made it through almost 6 months of auditions, callbacks, Semi-Finals and now … ONE will be selected to move on to the FINALS to compete for a $1,000 cash prize […]

Help Tori Neet & Adrian Odhiambo go to the FINALS!

Tori Neet and Adrian Odhiambo from Mental Fitness on Vimeo. Help Tori and Adrian make it to the finals by donating today! They are one of fourteen performers who have made it through almost 6 months of auditions, callbacks, Semi-Finals and now … ONE will be selected to move on to the FINALS to compete […]

Help Mackenzie Morrow go to the FINALS!

Mackenzie Morrow from Mental Fitness on Vimeo. Help Mackenzie make it to the finals by donating today! Mackenzie is one of fourteen performers who have made it through almost 6 months of auditions, callbacks, Semi-Finals and now … ONE will be selected to move on to the FINALS to compete for a $1,000 cash prize […]

Help Tyler Meadows go to the FINALS!

Tyler Meadows from Mental Fitness on Vimeo. Help Tyler make it to the finals by donating today! Tyler is one of fourteen performers who have made it through almost 6 months of auditions, callbacks, Semi-Finals and now … ONE will be selected to move on to the FINALS to compete for a $1,000 cash prize […]

Lee Shirley and Taylor Bowman to lead our Flourish girl power summer camps!

Join us in June, July and August for our fourth year of girl-powered fun!  Led by Lee Shirley, M.Ed. and Taylor Bowman, this program is a fabulous way for rising 6th-12th grade girls to learn skills that build resilience.  Learn more, here!

Announcing the FINALISTS for Spartanburg’s Got Sparkle!

  After 8 months of auditioning, call-backs and Semi-Finals, the judges have selected the Six Finalists for Spartanburg’s County-Wide Talent Show, Spartanburg’s Got Sparkle. We will be opening up an additional WILD CARD SPOT to allow for FAN FAVORITE! Voting details coming soon!!! Finals will be held Sunday, May 20th at 3pm at Converse College […]

Mental Fitness Announces its Board & Officers for 2018-2019!

We are thrilled to announce our Leadership team for 2018-2019.  This dynamic Board will take all things mental fitness to the next level.  Stay tuned to learn what they design next!!   Bios (in alphabetical order) Valerie Manatis Barnet (Director), is married to Bill and they have three grown children – Becca, Will and John. […]

Spartanburg’s Got Sparkle Talent Show!

      In keeping with our mission of building resilience through the arts, Mental Fitness is launching a County-wide talent show for individuals of all ages. We thank the more than 100 artists and groups who came out for auditions.  We are now on to the callbacks! Follow the journey on Facebook!

Managing Stress This Holiday Season!

10 Quick Tips for Managing Stress This Holiday Season (and Always)! by Robyn Hussa Farrell, MFA, E-RYT With the holidays upon us, life can quickly become stressful.  Though it is a positive stressor for some people, the holidays can also be a time of great turmoil for others.  This holiday season, try staying on top […]