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Diversity Awards Dinner

Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner 2011

The Seventh Annual Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner

Carolina First Center
Tuesday, May 3, 2011

The Riley Institute at Furman presented the seventh annual Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at the Carolina First Center in Greenville. Presented by Spartanburg Regional, the event was hosted by the Riley Institute at Furman, the Greenville Chamber of Commerce, the Anderson Chamber of Commerce, and the Spartanburg Chamber of Commerce. Over 500 Diversity Leaders Initiative (DLI) alumni and other community members were in attendance.

Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner 2010

(l-r) Dr. Roy Jones and guest, Juana Slade, Jemeka Harris, Patricia Ravenhorst, Azalia Martinez and Randy Nyp

The Sixth Annual Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner

Spartanburg Marriott Hotel
Tuesday, May 4, 2010

The Riley Institute at Furman presented the sixth annual Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner on Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at the Spartanburg Marriott Hotel at Renaissance Park. Presented by Spartanburg Regional, the event was hosted by the Riley Institute at Furman, the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce, the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Greenville Chamber. Over 500 Diversity Leaders Initiative (DLI) alumni and other community members were in attendance.

Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner 2009

Charles David Moody, Jr.

The Fifth Annual Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner

Civic Center of Anderson
Tuesday, May 5, 2009

The Riley Institute at Furman presented the fifth annual Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner on Tuesday, May 5, 2009 at the Civic Center of Anderson. Hosted by the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce and offered in cooperation with the Greenville Chamber of Commerce and the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce, the dinner honored businesses and individuals for their outstanding efforts in promoting diversity in the Upstate.

Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner 2008

John L. S. Simpkins

The Fourth Annual Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner

Carolina First Center
Tuesday, May 6, 2008 

The Riley Institute at Furman presented the fourth annual Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner, hosted by the Greater Greenville Chamber of Commerce and in cooperation with the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce and the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce, on Tuesday, May 6, 2008 at the Carolina First Center (formerly the Palmetto Expo Center).

Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner 2007

The Third Annual Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner

Spartanburg Marriott at Renaissance Park
Tuesday, May 8, 2007  

The Riley Institute at Furman presented the third annual Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner, which was hosted by the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Greenville Chamber of Commerce. 

Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner 2006

The Second Annual Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner

Anderson Civic Center
May 9, 2006

The second annual Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner, hosted by the Anderson Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with the Greater Greenville Chamber of Commerce and the Spartanburg Chamber of Commerce, took place at the Anderson Civic Center, Anderson, SC on May 9, 2006. It was attended by over 550 members of the community.

Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner 2005

The Inclusion Infusion Team: Row 1 (l-r) George Acker, Joe Davenport, Russell Harris;
Row 2 (l-r) Reginald Avery, Sarah Miller, Wayne Culbertson, Diane Eldridge (Sandra Hayes not in photo) 

The First Annual Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner

Palmetto Expo Center
May 10, 2005 

The Riley Institute at Furman announced the first annual Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner hosted by the Greater Greenville Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with the Anderson Chamber of Commerce and the Spartanburg Chamber of Commerce. The dinner was held at the Palmetto Expo Center on May 10, 2005.  This inaugural event drew over 600 people from across the Upstate.