During Greenville’s recent bicentennial celebration, several businesses and organizations were recognized for reaching milestone anniversaries in 2015.
The Bicentennial Committee presented certificates to representatives of each.
They included Almira College, now Greenville College, which was founded 160 years ago, the First National Bank for 150 years, the Greenville Fire Department for 130 years, Nevco Scoreboard, Inc. for 80 years, Donnewald Distributing Company for 50 years, Peterson Spring Company for 50 years, Jim Brissenden at Jim’s Hair Cutting and Style Shop, for 40 years, the Bock Museum on the Greenville College campus, for 40 years, Carlisle SynTec, Inc for 35 years, and the Greenville Regional Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop for 25 years.
Observing 15-year anniversaries are Matt McCullough at Greenville Family Dentistry and Randy’s Country Barn.
Five-year anniversaries are being commemorated by the DeMoulin Museum, Kahuna’s Burgers-N-More and Marcoot Jersey Creamery.
Mayor Alan Gaffner presented the Bicentennial Committee with a key to the city on Sunday afternoon of the bicentennial celebration.
Photos of some of the certificate presentations follow…