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Posts by BTurner

September is Suicide Prevention Month One in three children in America are currently struggling with mental illnesses[1] such as depression[2], anxiety disorders, addictions and eating disorders.  Although these numbers are alarming, mental illnesses are the most preventable of all diseases[3].   There is a critical need to build resilience in America’s youth through evidence-based prevention programs. […]

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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 […]

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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!

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  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 […]

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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. […]

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