Learn more about the people and programs who ensure a high quality of life in the City of Greer. Whether it's the people behind municipal services or merchants offering specialized services, we'll help you understand why Greer is a great place to live, work and play.
Cops for Tots Preview
Capt. Patrick Fortenberry joins the podcast to discuss planning for the 34th year of the Greer Police Department's Cops for Tots program. Made possible by the generosity of individual and business donors, the program provides toys for underprivileged children in the Greer Community.
Hear in Greer: Irish Angel
Join us for a Hear in Greer chat with Amanda Coleman, founder and executive director of Irish Angel, and retired Auburn (AL) assistant police chief Scott Mingus. The two are visiting Greer this week to discuss the mission of Irish Angel, a support network for law enforcement, EMS, firefighters and members of the military who suffer from PTS, addiction and mental health issues. Learn more at www.IrishAngel.org.
Drug Take Back & Lake Robinson Day
This episode highlights Greer CPW, which is partnering with the Greer Police Department for a Drug Take Back event on October 29, as well as hosting Lake Robinson Day on November 5.
Hear in Greer: Rail Safety & Railfest
The Greer Police Department will be participating in the national Operation Clear Track initiative on September 20 and the Parks, Recreation & Tourism Department will host Railfest on Saturday, September 24 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Greer City Park. Both events are a reminder that Greer was built around the railroad and serve as an opportunity to stress railroad safety for drivers and pedestrians.
Hear in Greer: Ayla Fitzpatrick
After spending more than 10 years in broadcast journalism, Ayla Fitzpatrick got married and joined the City of Greer Communications Office in the span of two weeks this spring. Today, her duties include overseeing the Neighborhood Services Program and planning the City of Greer Civics Academy to give residents and inside look at the government that serves them.
Hear in Greer: Adopt a Stream
Robert Roux, assistant city engineer, drops by the Hear in Greer studio to discuss the Adopt a Stream workshop coming up September 16 at Greer City Hall. Participants will learn how to become certified volunteer water quality monitors for local waterways through both classroom and hands-on training.