TLC Your Way Hospice Care Service Joins Chamber

Natalia Samuels along with employees, friends and Chamber Ambassadors cuts her ribbon opening her new business TLC Your Way Hospice Care Service.

Natalia has added to her current business TLC Your Way Home Care Service with the current Hospice care service. At TLC Your Way Hospice Services, they believe in providing compassionate and quality care to their patients and families during their most challenging times. They provide service to Marion County and Florence County in South Carolina.

TLC Your Way Hospice Services prioritizes their patients’ comfort and dignity. The are there to support patients and families throughout the end of life, with a care-driven focus on all aspects of quality of life.

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Athletic Cheer Force Cuts Ribbon On Chamber Membership

Alex and Ryan Devlin, owners, along with family, friends and Chamber Ambassadors cut their ribbon joining the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce.

Athletic Cheer Force is a recreational tumbling and competitive cheerleading program located here in Florence. ACF just moved into a new 14,000-foot facility located at 498 Second Loop Road. Within the new facility are 2 full size 9- panel spring floors, 1 full high school and college competition floor, 60-foot rod floor, 40-foot tumbling track, jungle gym, bouncy house for birthday parties and open gyms, and ample number of mats for training at all levels. The one-of-a-kind facility has 25-foot ceilings and heat/air conditioning. It also offers a unique parent area that allows parents to stay and watch their athletes during their tumbling class.

Their program has been open for 4 years now and trains over 250 children weekly, not including high school and middle school teams in and around our area. Athletic Cheer Force offers numerous types of training for all levels beginner to advance. The recreational classes start out at age 3 in the toddler program and continue throughout college age athletes. ACF also offers a boy’s only class, jump class and flyer courses that specialize in specific skills to help your athletes.

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The Boot Barn Is Open For Business

Tiffany Brown along with employees and Chamber Ambassadors opened the Boot Barn with a ribbon cutting celebrating their grand opening and joining the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce.

Boot Barn, the nation’s leading western and work wear retailer, is thrilled to announce the grand opening of its newest store in Florence, South Carolina. The store is located at 1945 West Palmetto Street Unit 408, Florence, SC 29501.

The grand opening festivities were held throughout the weekend of April 5-7, 2024, with an array of exciting events and activities for the whole family to enjoy. Attendees can enter to win a free pair of boots in a boot giveaway, spin to win prizes, enjoy live music, and other specialty vendors.

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The Manna House Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Melinda Waddell along with board members and Chamber Ambassadors cut the ribbon for Manna House after joining the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce.

The Manna House was established in 1991 to provide the NE Florence neighborhoods with a soup kitchen and food pantry. Their mission is to create a Hunger-Free Florence by providing free meals to their neighbors who are underserved, underemployed, disabled, or unhoused. Manna House serves over 8,300 individual meals and provides groceries for over 350 families monthly.

Melinda is excited to announce that, beginning April 1, they will have transitioned their pantry to “Client Choice.” This model, set up like a grocery store, will allow clients to choose and shop for themselves and their families. They will also receive educational materials and other resources to assist them in making healthier food choices.

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ARD Trucking Business After Hours

ARD Trucking was packed last Thursday evening for their ribbon cutting and Business After Hours event. Florence Chamber staff & ambassadors, business friends and family celebrated the company’s brand-new trucking facility at 4130 Alligator Road in Timmonsville.

Florence Flats Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Chanse Beinke along with his staff, Chamber Ambassadors, local law enforcement and city dignitaries cut their ribbon joining the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce.

Florence flats is an apartment community located in west Florence at 307 Harrell Street. Their newly renovated units all feature two bedrooms and one bathroom. They began renovations in June of 2023 and are about one month from completion.

Florence Flats can serve a wide tenant base from affordable housing to market rate tenants. They have been partnered with ECHO on four of their units and are hoping to partner with the Florence Housing authority soon. Upon completion of the Florence Flats, they will have invested 4.5 million dollars into this project to renovate forty-eight (48) units.

To contact Florence Flats, call 843-702-0069 or stop at their office 307 Harrell Street Florence South Carolina 29501. Their Office Hours are Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. They can also be reached at via their website:

Affordable Lab and Testing Solutions Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Ashley Gause owner of Affordable Lab and Testing Solutions along with family, friends, and Chamber Ambassadors cuts the ribbon to join the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce.

Affordable Lab and Testing Solutions is a leading provider of reliable and affordable testing and support services, it offers a wide range of services for individuals and businesses seeking DOT/NON-DOT Drug Testing, DNA Testing, Phlebotomy Services, Finger Printing, Background Check Services, Notary Services, Virtual Mailbox, and U-Haul Dealer Services.

Ashley Gause, a proud retired Army veteran and college graduate, embarks on an entrepreneurial journey to provide affordable testing services. She has set her sights on a new mission – to establish herself as a prominent entrepreneur in the field of affordable testing services.

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Great Southern Homes and Hurricane Builders Cut Chamber Ribbon

Great Southern Homes and Hurricane Builders are pleased to announce the Grand Opening for the new phase of Grove at Ebenezer, called Easy Living at The Grove. The Grove is a multifaceted subdivision that offers a wide range of housing, commercial opportunities, community events, a clubhouse, pool, playground, walking trails, and access to many nearby amenities. Located in West Florence, within 5 minutes to I95, I20, and all major shopping and dining.

Easy living at the Grove will have one story houses, or one story with a bonus, that range from 1500 ft.² to 2200 ft.². The idea behind this subset of the Grove is to offer low maintenance homes, with smaller yards, without sacrificing the quality of the home build. The exterior of the homes will be brick, Hardie plank, stone, or a combination of these. The interior will feature upgraded kitchens and bathrooms. As well as advanced smart home technologies and a high level of energy efficiency.

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TFL Enterprises LLC Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Johnny Dunham, owner TFL Enterprises LLC, along with family members and Chamber Ambassadors cuts his ribbon welcoming him to the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce.

TFL Enterprises LLC is an expedited delivery company that offers a wide range of courier services to suit your needs. These pickup and deliveries include but are not limited to medical specimens, pharmaceuticals, health-care items, legal documents, auto parts, and general freight. The company is trained in HAZMAT, Bloodborne Pathogen, HIPPA Compliance, and TWIC/TSA Certified. The company is also commercially insured. They pride themselves in offering courier services that are as flexible and convenient as possible for their customers. TFL is successful by providing safe and timely deliveries with professionalism and integrity.

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Sweet Tooth Joins Chamber

Karen Dawkins (owner) Sweet Tooth, along with her family, staff, and Ambassadors, cut their ribbon joining the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, March 5th.

Sweet Tooth is made from scratch bakery! At Sweet Tooth their products are made in-house with fresh local ingredients. Their baked goods and lunch items are made with real butter and cream because they know you can tell the difference in the first bite. For a quick lunch pick-up, they offer homemade soups Monday-Friday, chicken salad and pimento cheese made in-house daily along with salads and wraps. As far as the bakery goes, they offer cake slices, cheesecake, brownies, bars, cookies, cake pops, deluxe cookies, cupcakes and MORE!

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