Be Kind To Your Mind: From Surviving To Thriving

Saturday, April 29, 2023
5:00 – 7:00 PM

Mental Health America of Spartanburg County hosts this special event to kick off May as Mental Health Month. Join us for our second annual celebration – that’s free to the public and includes music, art, food, beverage and other vendors. Help us raise awareness and reduce stigma! >> View & Share Invitation

Northside Harvest Park
498 Howard Street, Spartanburg, SC 29303

Art by Local Artists
With DJ Kingdomatik & other local musicians
Special announcement at 6:00 PM

Bailie Award

Created last year, Mental Health America-Spartanburg is accepting nominations for the Bailie Award. This award was created to recognize someone who has reduced stigma of mental health by sharing their mental health struggles and who is a role model to others who experience mental health challenges.

  1. Efforts to share their mental health issues publicly and thereby reduce this stigma, and
  2. Flourishing in their career or work int he community that provides hope and mentoring to those who feel like they cannot success because of their mental health struggles.

Nominees must reside or work in Spartanburg County.

Nominations will close March 10, 2023. Please mail, fax, scan, or email your completed by packet by March 10, 2023 at 5:00pm.

Event Sponsors

Special thanks go out to all of our incredible event sponsors. These people and organizations share our passion and allow us to better reach the community.

Sponsorship Levels

$5,000Master Gardener
$250Seed Sower

If you would like to become a sponsor or have questions, please contact MHA Spartanburg’s Executive Director, Ross Hill. | 864-345-0014

Event Contributors

More special thanks go out to our Mental Health America of Spartanburg County team that made this event possible through dedicated planning and execution.

Event Committee

Cathy McCabe, Co-ChairNelda Hope
Susan Lea, Co-ChairDivya Srijay
Maggie Gainey

Advisory Board

Susan Lea, ChairLaShanne Goins
Cathy McCabe, Vice ChairNelda Hope
Dr. JJ Lies, SecretaryDr. Jennifer Parker
BailieDr. Jim Rentz
Julie DillonKacie Sims
Dr. Maggie GaineyDivya Srijay

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