Upward: Transforming Youth Through Athletics

Barry SchaefferAll Articles, Issue 110, Sports, The Breeze™, The Breeze™ 2024

Upward was founded in 1995 in Spartanburg South Carolina as a small faith-based youth basketball program, has grown into the international non-profit organization we see today. Offering support for recreational basketball, soccer, cheerleading, flag football, and volleyball, Upward also offers a full slate of materials including training, playbooks, sports apparel, ministry resources, and online player registration systems. Sports participation has …

Gourmet ‘Bearded Bakery’ to Open in Louisa this April

Barry SchaefferAll Articles, Business Briefs, Community, Issue 107, Louisa, The Breeze™, The Breeze™ 2024 Leave a Comment

Beginning in April this year Louisa will be home to The Bearded Bakery, a confection bakery featuring cookies, brownie cups, pie-inspired cheesecakes and other goodies, all baked here using locally sourced ingredients and expert baking techniques. The facility will share a building with Doshier’s Donuts at 309 East Main Street and will feature pickup, eat-in and, later this year, commercial …