Our History

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Chick-fil-A True Inspiration Award Nominee

Our Journey

2015
Founded

SUCCESSTEAM founded by Tim Behling, with the purpose of providing a platform of support for community youth en route to accomplishing their dreams and goals.

2015
Incorporated

Organization incorporated as a nonprofit attaining 501(c) 3 status and self-funded by Founder & team members

2016
Apparel Line

SUCCESSTEAM launches apparel line including a full lineup of T-shirts, Crewnecks, and LongSleeve Thermals

March 19, 2016
1st Event

On March 19, 2016, SUCCESSTEAM hosted its 1st event; fully titled Prospering Young Dreamers: A Networking Event for the New Generation on the campus of Claflin University in the JTK Gymnasium in collaboration with the University’s Junior Class & its President, Xavier Black.

August 6, 2016
2nd Event

On August 6, 2016; SUCCESSTEAM successfully hosted its 2nd event; fully titled Prospering Young Dreamers Back to School Bookbag Drive hosted at the Aiken County Career & Technology Center with the purpose of providing free backpacks and school supplies to students; grades K-12.

September 16, 2016
Frst DREAMS Workshop

September 16 – October 21, 2016; SUCCESSTEAM host first DREAMS Workshop Series on the campus of the University of South Carolina – Aiken with the intent to assist in the defining of career pathways for college students

2017
Final DREAMS Workshop

SUCCESSTEAM hosts final DREAMS Workshop on the campus of the University of South Carolina – Aiken with Guest Speaker Richard Adams

February 15, 2017
Night of the Arts

On February 15, 2017; SUCCESSTEAM its first and only Night of the Arts, fully titled: Prospering Young Dreamers Night of the Arts. The event was held at the University of South Carolina-Aiken as a showcase of local artists and creative talents including singers, painters, beauticians, and dancers; posted a recorded

attendance of 300+

May 27, 2017
Inaugural Big Brother Program

On May 27, 2017; SUCCESSTEAM hosts inaugural Big Brother Program, fully titled Big Brother “A Fellowship of Young Men Looking to Become Real Men” as an 8-hour male development conference at South Aiken High School

August 12, 2017
2nd Annual Prospering Young Dreamers Back to School <br/>Bookbag Drive

On August 12, 2017; SUCCESSTEAM successfully hosted the 2nd Annual Prospering Young Dreamers Back to School Bookbag Drive at the Aiken County Career & Technology Center with the purpose of providing free backpacks and school supplies

to students; grades K-12

September 16, 2017
Inaugural College Bound: <br/>The College Tours

September 16 – October 7, 2017; SUCCESSTEAM launched the inaugural College Bound: The College Tours program consisting of campus visits to USCA, Winthrop University, and

Clemson University

February 10, 2018
2nd Annual Big Brother Program

On February 10, 2018; SUCCESSTEAM launched the 2nd Annual Big Brother Program at South Aiken High School reintroduced as a 10-month youth mentorship program including community service projects such as Project Pump, Project Grocery, Project Manhood, and Project Golf.

August 18, 2018
3rd Annual Prospering Young Dreamers Back to School Bookbag Drive

On August 18, 2018; SUCCESSTEAM successfully hosted the 3rd Annual Prospering Young Dreamers Back to School Bookbag Drive at the Aiken County Career & Technology Center with the purpose of providing free backpacks and school supplies

to students; grades K-12

September 28, 2018
2nd College Bound: The College Tours program

September 28, 2018; SUCCESSTEAM hosted the 2nd College Bound: The College Tours program consisting of campus visits to Francis Marion, Winthrop University, and Charleston Southern University.

2018
The Enhancement & Exposure Program

SUCCESSTEAM successfully hosts The Enhancement & Exposure Program, an 10-week enrichment series, at Paul Knox Middle School

May 22, 2019
First Academic Scholarship

On May 22, 2019; SUCCESSTEAM awarded its first Academic Scholarship to graduating South Aiken High School senior, Gary Coles

June 28, 2019
3rd Annual Big Brother Program

June 28 - 30, 2018; SUCCESSTEAM host the 3rd Annual Big Brother Program at the University of South Carolina - Aiken reintroduced as a 3-day overnight male development conference for

young males ages 13 – 18

August 10, 2019
4th Annual Prospering Young Dreamers Back to School Bookbag Drive

On August 10, 2019; SUCCESSTEAM successfully hosted the 4th Annual Prospering Young Dreamers Back to School Bookbag Drive at the Aiken County Career & Technology Center with the purpose of providing free backpacks and school supplies

to students; grades K-12

November 2, 2019
Inaugural Black-Tie finale Gala, Night of Champions

On November 2, 2019; SUCCESSTEAM hosted its inaugural Black-Tie finale Gala, Night of Champions “A Gala Celebrating Community Efforts & Achievement”

2020
5 Years

Successteam celebrates 5 Years of Active Existence

2020
Youth Council

Successteam offfcially launches Successteam Youth Council

2020
I Believe in Mentoring

Successteam Launches the “I Believe in Mentoring” Campaign

March 2020
15-Passenger Van

March 2020, Successteam purchases 1st 15-Passenger Van in support of College Tours & Educational Initiatives

May 2020
2nd Academic Scholarship

May 2020, Successteam awards 2nd Academic Scholarship to Augusta Christian High School graduate, Morgan Millhouse

July 2020
Inaugural Adopt-A-College<br/> Student Initiative

July 2020, Successteam launches inaugural Adopt-A-College Student Initiative

August 2020
5th Annual Back to School<br/> Bookbag Drive

August 2020, Successteam hosts 5th Annual Back to School Bookbag Drive as a Mobile Edition in response to Covid-19

September 21, 2020
True Inspiration Award

On September 21, 2020; Successteam Awarded 1st Ever Chick-Fil-A of Aiken True Inspiration Award Nomination

November 2020
Awarded Community Grant

November 2020, Successteam Awarded Community Grant by the Community Foundation for the CSRA & Masters PGA Tournament

February 27 – April 16, 2021
College Bound 2021

Successteam hosts Annual College Bound Program

May 2021
2 Academic Scholarships

Successteam Awards (2) Academic Scholarships to Morgan Millhouse & Carlita Williams

June 24 – 27, 2021
A Fellowship of Young Men

Successteam hosts the 3rd annual Big Brother “A Fellowship of Young Men Looking to Become Real Men” Overnight Development Conference

August 7, 2021
6th Annual Back to School Bookbag Drive

Successteam hosts 6th Annual Back to School Bookbag Drive @ Aiken Technical College providing 1,000+ Backpacks & School Supplies for Students; Grades K – 12

November 12, 2021
2nd Annual Night of Champions

Successteam hosts 2nd Annual Night of Champions Gala Awarding Rosemary English, Dr. Jason Holt, Jada Walker, & Kim Morris

December 2021
Umoja Village
Umoja Village

Successteam Becomes Inaugural Community Grant Recipient from Umoja Village

December 2021
Community Grant Awarded
Community Grant Awarded

Successteam Receives 2nd Consecutive Community Grant Awarded by Community Foundation for CSRA

January 2022
Successteam Launches Rebrand
Successteam Launches Rebrand

Successteam Launches Rebrand including New Logo, Program Titles, and Partnership Options