by Nia Watson Florence County is wrapping up 2019 with success in business and job growth. This year the area secured a total of $89 million in industry investment along with 403 incoming jobs. There were two big projects announced this year. It was announced in August that the Texas chain gas station and convenience […]
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Our Junior Leadership Class had such a great day providing community service to some great local organizations on Friday, December 20. Thank you to Harvest Hope, Lighthouse Ministries and Habitat for Humanity Restore for allowing our students to volunteer. We would also like to thank Chick-Fil-A of West Florence for providing lunch. There are so […]
by Matthew Christian The Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce Chairman’s Holiday Reception was held Tuesday evening at the Chamber offices in downtown Florence. The reception featured remarks by incoming Chairman Ken Jackson and a welcome by Florence City Councilwoman Pat Gibson-Hye Moore. To read the full article on SC Now, click here.
by Ardie Arvidson The Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours on Thursday night was hosted by Elmcroft Senior Living at 3006 Hoffmeyer Road in Florence. Elmcroft chose the event to showcase its Festival of Wreaths. The donated wreaths were displayed throughout Elmcroft for chamber guests to bid on. The proceeds benefited the American […]
The Leadership Florence Class of 2020 took part in an annual program called Ride A Mile during their December session on Tuesday, December 10. Now in it its fifth year, Ride A Mile is a simulated society and team-building exercise. The focal point of the program is for Leadership Florence cohorts to ride Pee Dee […]
The Greater Florence Chamber held its quarterly CEO Breakfast meeting Thursday, December 5 at HopeHealth on N Irby Street in Florence. The information session held each quarter is sponsored by Willcox, Buyck & Williams. Approximately 30 local business, manufacturing and community leaders share in round-table discussions about their current business experiences. The informational session always […]
The 2019-2020 Fellows in Education class met this week for a visit to Carver Elementary School. The school has a tradition of excellence and strives to make all students successful learners. Mrs. Josie Little, Principle of Carver Elementary, explained their mission is to provide students with engaging, challenging, and authentic real-world experiences. The school serves […]
by Matthew Christian One team’s victories in the annual Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce Kickin’ Chicken wing and chili contest are paying off for the Pee Dee Land Trust. A team from Duke Energy Progress is donating its winnings to the land trust. Team members are Cordy Williamson, Andrew Baylor, Jay Bishop and Kayla Holland-Woods. […]
by Matthew Christian The winners of the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce’s annual “Kickin’ Chicken” Wing & Chili festival were honored Wednesday afternoon at the chamber offices. Chamber staff members presented plaques to winners David Gowdy of Vivid Network Solutions and Jay Phillips of Clayton Homes. Vivid Network Solutions won the award for best chili. […]
The Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce held a Business Over Breakfast networking event at The King’s Academy Tuesday, November 19. We were joined by nearly 40 community leaders, professionals and entrepreneurs. A big thank you goes to TKA for hosting and all who attended.
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