Business Briefs

Published 10:00 pm Monday, September 12, 2016

► Winding Creek Brewery now brewing in-house beers

Winding Creek Brewing in Columbus is now brewing their own in-house beers in addition to their regular menu of craft beers. Two beers were debuted last weekend including Heather Hearth, a Scottish Ale, and Sexie Sadie, a Pale Ale. Owner Les Potter and his staff have been encouraged by the high ratings received on the social beer app, Untappd, and two more styles of beer are coming soon. The brewery features a full menu, local wines and a kid/dog friendly venue for visitors. For more information, visit Winding Creek Brewery on Facebook or visit

► Spartanburg Rehabilitation Institute awarded National Amputee Rehabilitation certification

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Spartanburg Rehabilitation Institute has received certification from The Joint Commission for amputee rehabilitation. The award was given after a rigorous on-site review of the hospital’s compliance with national standards, clinical guidelines and outcomes of care. More than 3,000 amputations were performed in 2013 according to the Amputee Coalition in South Carolina alone, and nearly 2 million people in the United States are living with a loss of a limb. The Spartanburg Rehabilitation Institute voluntarily participated in the Amputation Rehabilitation certification process.

► Cookie for a Cure Campaign at WNC Subway Restaurants to benefit Komen foundation

Subway restaurants across western North Carolina will participate in the annual Cookie for a Cure campaign to help in the fight against cancer. A special raspberry cheesecake cookie will be served at participating Subway restaurants in October to raise awareness for breast cancer and donate up to $3,000 to the northwestern N.C. branch of the Susan G. Komen organization. Catching breast cancer in the early stages provides the highest survival ratings according to the Susan G. Komen Northwest N.C. staff. During the 2015 campaign, Subway restaurants were able to donate $33,885 to the state’s local affiliate of Susan G. Komen.