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Greer Station Oktoberfest Announces Presenting Sponsors: Citizens Building & Loan, GreerNow Magazine

August 3, 2007

(GREER, SC) The Greer Station Oktoberfest, scheduled for Saturday, October 6 in historical downtown Greer has announced the two presenting sponsors for the festival. Citizens Building & Loan and GreerNow Magazine have agreed to present the festival for the second year in a row. “We are pleased to have such outstanding supporters of the Greer Oktoberfest, stated Scott Harke, Chairman of the Festival. Citizens Building & Loan and GreerNow Magazine have been outstanding partners of the festival and we hope that they are as pleased with this year’s event as they were last year.”

Citizens Building and Loan Association has served the Greer community for 100 years. CBL specializes in mortgage loans, home equity lines, certificates of deposits, IRA’s and much more.
Citizens Building and Loan has also developed the CBL Foundation with helps Greer charitable organizations such as Greer Community Ministries, Greer Relief, Visions of Excellence, Greer Christian Learning Center, Greer Soup Kitchen, Joshua’s Way and others. Robert Lynn, President of Citizens Building & Loan stated, “We were so impressed with the crowds for the inaugural event, that we know this year will be even larger.”

GreerNow is an upscale, content-filled spotlight on interesting local people, places, and businesses. From Greenville to Spartanburg, Eastside to Blue Ridge, Taylors to Duncan, the magazine is for you. More people are living and working in Greer than ever before. People and commerce make this city work, and GreerNow wants to promote your efforts and help provide a return on your investment in the area. Each month the magazine features local stories, as well as regular departments for Home & Garden, Arts & Education, Business, Lifestyle, and Sports, Fitness & the Outdoors. Jack Coker, Publisher of GreerNow Magazine added, “We are excited about being a part of the Oktoberfest again this year and are looking forward to a successful event.”

The Greer Station Oktoberfest will be Saturday, October 6 in downtown Greer from 12:00-9:00pm. The event features authentic German-themed music, German foods, and German beer and wine.
The Oktoberfest also celebrates local artists and will feature over 40 artists in downtown Greer.

For additional information, please contact the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce at 864.877.3131 or visit

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