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Greenville Chamber, United Way of Greenville County Launch Propel GVL

Published Friday, July 12, 2019 8:00 am

(Greenville, SC) The Greenville Chamber and United Way of Greenville County have partnered to create PROPEL GVL, a 5-week board training and executive leadership program. The program will launch on Tuesday, July 16.

The program is designed to expose participants to integral elements of board membership and effective board and committee service. Upon program completion, participants are guided to placements on local nonprofit boards and committees.

“We are thrilled with the number of candidates who have displayed a heart for serving others in the inaugural year of PROPEL GVL,” said United Way of Greenville County President and CEO Meghan Barp. “We know program participants will leave better equipped and inspired to serve the organizations dedicated to building a thriving Greenville.”

According to Carlos Phillips, Greenville Chamber President and CEO, “We understand that strong board leadership of local nonprofit organizations impacts our quality of life, so we are proud to partner with United Way on this innovative initiative as we work towards helping businesses succeed and people prosper.”

The program will take place at United Way of Greenville County each Tuesday from July 16 through Aug. 13. The first session will be 12–5 p.m., with subsequent sessions from 2–5 p.m.

Nonprofit agencies interested in participating can learn more at

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