Ribbon Cutting Held for SCORE – Pee Dee Branch

The Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce and the Grand Strand Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE), serving the Grand Strand and the Pee Dee, held a ribbon cutting on Friday, March 19th for the new Pee Dee branch. The event was held in the courtyard behind the Chamber office.  The Grand Strand SCORE is supporting the new Pee Dee Branch, allowing this area to have access to a mentorship program. The partnership will provide the region additional resources for small businesses and entrepreneurs.  Jim Helfgott, SCORE Grand Strand Chapter Chairman, said Rich Spivey has become the first certified mentor for the Pee Dee branch. He said Mike Reichenbach, Chairman of the Florence Chamber, will be completing his training also.