AIMEE CHEEK, Director of Events

Aimee has over 25 years of wedding coordinating and event planning for both social and corporate gatherings. “Collaborating and creating memorable events is my greatest joy and I couldn’t be more thrilled to be a partnered with this beautiful venue. The Citizens and Southern Event Center is ideally located in the heart of the city adjacent to parks, shops, restaurants, bars and hotels. The building is rich in history and features versatile space which will allow us to create a variety of experiences for both public and private audiences. Whether you are looking for a casual place to gather with friends for an occasion, need a corporate meeting location or looking for a unique venue for a rehearsal dinner or wedding, this historic bank building is the perfect choice to dress up or down. In addition, the ability to choose from a selection of local caterers provides suitable options for every budget.”

TOBY BLAKLEY, Premier Catering

​Chef Toby, originally from Texas and new to Spartanburg, is classically trained in French cuisine and anchors our premiere catering program for your extra special occasions. He brings 25+ years of culinary experience in fine dining restaurants, catering, private chef and corporate dining programs.  “I’m looking forward to collaborating with the team and with our clients to design custom menus that will meld classic French flavors with traditional cuisine from the South and serve it up with a heaping dose of Southern hospitality.”