First Citizens Donates $40,000 to GGC Foundation
November 16, 2015 – In 2011, First Citizens Foundation made a five year, $40,000 financial commitment to the Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC). Representatives from the bank recently presented $8,000 to the GGC to complete that commitment. The donation has been used to fund next-generation sequencing in the Center's diagnostic and research laboratories.
Countybank Honors GGC Employees with Gift Match
October 28, 2015 – Representatives from Countybank in Greenwood were on hand at the Greenwood Genetic Center's monthly employee seminar for a big announcement. The bank, which has been a supporter of GGC through the Center's Race the Helix 5K, has made a commitment, and proposed a challenge, to GGC employees.
In honor of the dedication of the 170 GGC employees, Countybank has pledged to match employee giving to the GGC Foundation, up to $20,000 each year for the next five years.
SC Senate Finance Committee Visits GGC
October 22, 2015 - The Greenwood Genetic Center welcomed members of the SC Senate Finance Committee to campus on Thursday. GGC Director, Dr. Steve Skinner, provided the group with an overview of the work of the Center including updates on current autism research and the plan for economic development in the area. The senators and staff then toured the campus including the research facility, clinic and diagnostic laboratories to better understand the technological advances that are directly impacting patients across South Carolina.
Office of Communications
Lori Bassett, MS, CGC
Fax (864) 388-1062