Entries by Mandy Howle

Breath of Life Holds Ribbon Cutting to Celebrate Chamber Membership

A ribbon cutting with the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce was held Thursday, October 15th at Breath of Life Academy LLC, located at 1356 James Jones Ave, Suite 5, in Florence. Chamber ambassadors joined owner Vanity Timmons and family for the celebration. Breath of Life Academy is a training academy for American Heart Association courses. […]

Ribbon Cutting To Celebrate Varla Jean’s Joining Chamber

A ribbon cutting was held Tuesday, October 6th at the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce, celebrating Varla Jean’s membership in the chamber and its grand opening. Varla Jean’s is Florence’s newest dog-grooming service. Co-owners Joe McCall and Brett Bunch were joined by Bunch’s dog, Sarabi, and chamber ambassadors for the celebration. Varla Jean’s opened in […]

Florence Motor Speedway Kicked Off Race Weekend with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The New Florence Motor Speedway held a ribbon cutting Thursday, September 3rd on the racetrack with the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce.  Chamber staff and ambassadors participated. Cutting the ribbon were owners Steve Zacharias, Brian Vause, and Savannah Brotherton, Owner/Operator, and Mike Neff, Sales/Marketing Officer.  The ribbon cutting kicked off the new owner’s first race […]

City Manager, Randy Osterman Addresses Florence Business Leaders at Chamber’s Legislative Breakfast

Florence City Manager Randall Osterman detailed the location of the new station during a presentation at the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce Legislative Breakfast on Friday, September 18th at the Florence Center. Osterman said growth in the western and northwestern portions of the city create the need for the city to build a new fire […]

2020 Pee Dee Grassroots Meeting

The Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce and the Hartsville Chamber joined to present the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce Annual Grassroots Tour on Wednesday. This year’s meeting was held virtually through Zoom, because of the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19. Each fall, the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce partners with regional and local chambers across the state […]