Entries by Bailey Avent

Leadership Florence Class of 2020 Held Health Issues Day

On Tuesday, November 12, we had Health Issues Day for the Leadership Florence class of 2020. The day was filled with scenarios, information and tours of some of our local healthcare facilities. The class visited and learned about McLeod Health, Florence Family YMCA, HopeHealth, MUSC Health – Florence Medical Center, Senior Citizens Association in Florence County, and The Manor.

Junior Leadership Held Business & Industry Day

The Junior Leadership Class had Business and Industry Day on Friday, November 12. We visited GE Healthcare, Honda of SC, Mfg., and McCall Farms. We are so thankful for the great hospitality that these businesses showed us today. Florence is full of some great businesses and we are so grateful that we were able to […]

McLeod Occupational Health Hosts Open House

by Ardie Arvidson McLeod Occupational Health celebrated the opening of its new location in McLeod Medical Park East on Thursday, November 7 with an open house and ribbon-cutting. The ribbon-cutting was part of the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours with Chamber ambassadors taking part. The new location of McLeod Occupational Health is […]

New Chamber Member, Comfort Inn & Suites, Celebrates Open House with Ribbon Cutting

by Ardie Arvidson New Chamber member, Comfort Inn & Suites of Florence, at 527 Woody Jones Boulevard in Florence, held its grand opening Wednesday, November 6. There were tours, food, entertainment and ribbon cutting. The new Choice Hotels Comfort Inn and Suites is managed by Raines Hospitality, Inc. Grey Raines, president of Raines Hospitality Inc., […]

Square Meal Market Joins Florence Chamber

by Ardie Arvidson The Square Meal Market celebrated its joining of the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce on Thursday with a ribbon-cutting. Chamber ambassadors joined in the celebration. The Square Meal Market is at 163 W. Evans St. in downtown Florence. The establishment is owned by three women: Shaelyn Williamson, Gennine Williamson and her sister, […]

Chamber and PRISM Held Economic Equity and Inclusion Roundtable

More than 30 people were in attendance as The Florence Chamber held an Economic Equity and Inclusion Roundtable event at the MUSC Floyd Cconference Center in Florence on Tuesday, October 29. Keynote speaker, Rhonda Midgette presented “Diversity and Inclusion in the Right Doses – Choosing the Appropriate Measures and Strategies for Your Company”. A panel […]