Carolina Inflatables And Event Rentals Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Hunter Dewitt, owner of Carolina Inflatables and Event Rentals, along with Chamber Ambassadors cuts the ribbon as he becomes a member of the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce on Monday, June 5th.

Carolina Inflatables has been in business for about a year now and has been very successful providing inflatables for parties, events, etc. They are proud to offer the Florence county area and surrounding areas fun inflatable rentals for any party needs. Their inflatables can be used dry or wet. They also provide large slides for older kids, bounce house and slide combinations, obstacle courses and basic bounce house. All their slides are delivered and set up at your site.

To get in touch with Carolina Inflatables during business hours Monday to Saturday 8 am to 5 pm call 843-687-8692 or they can be reached at their website : or on Facebook Contact can be made on Facebook and via text 24/7.

Freedom Family Care Joins Chamber

Dr. Brian Hanna along with his wife Kim, co-owners of Freedom Family Care. their staff and Chamber Ambassador cut the ribbon on their grand opening while joining the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, June 1st.

Freedom Family Care is a Direct Primary Care outpatient clinic in Florence, SC. They provide primary care services to people ages birth through geriatrics. Direct Primary Care is different from traditional medicine in that they take a limited number of patients and provide 24/7 access to those patients for primary care services. They do not take medical insurance, and Direct Primary Care is not insurance; however, patients may use their health insurance if Dr. Hanna refers them for imaging studies or to see a specialist.

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The PACK Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The PACK (Pisgah After Care Kids) is the childcare ministry of Pisgah Methodist Church. Pisgah has been a continuous faith community in Florence since 1806. It has deep roots for strong growth.

Each day, students have an opportunity for devotion, homework time, outside free play, arts and crafts, games, puzzles, and snacks. Chapel is held weekly, and field trips, guest speakers, mission projects, and special events are planned throughout the year.

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Leigh Boulevard & Company Cuts Their Ribbon As The Newest Member Of The Florence Chamber

Leigh Boulevard & Company is a full-service Business Center exclusively designed for (but not limited to) Real Estate Professionals. Business owners can rent office suites, rooms for meetings, training, and/or workshops. We also offer shared office spaces, copy/fax/scan and notary services.

For a monthly fee, customers receive the use of an office (or offices) with necessary services such as phone, fax, internet/Wi-Fi, copier, and scanner. It is an ideal environment for any agent, lender, freelancer, or entrepreneur who needs professional workspace.

One of the biggest advantages of the Business Center is flexibility. Establishing your company in a Business Center means, above all, reducing expenses in contrast to renting an office by yourself. The Business Center has everything you need to run your business in the most efficient manner with no long-term commitment.

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On The Go Opens Downtown Location

A ribbon cutting was held Thursday, May 11th at On the Go, celebrating its continued membership in the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce. Joining in the celebration was the Owner, Johnny Rishmawi, Mayor Teresa Myers Ervin, family, staff, chamber staff and ambassadors. Their current location is at 221 W. Darlington St. in downtown Florence.

Jiana Rishmawi cut the ribbon. She was joined by her uncle Johnny Rishmawi (owner), his family, the mayor, store staff, Chamber staff and Chamber ambassadors for the celebration.

The store opened the first week of May. The Downton location represents the third On the Go in Florence for Johnny Rishmawi.

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Asset Technology Joins Florence Chamber of Commerce

Bill Lynch, owner of Asset Technology Group cuts the ribbon on Thursday, May 11th welcoming him to the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce. Bill is surrounded by family, friends, clients, and the Chamber Ambassadors.

Bill began his business in 2005. Asset Technology Group provides fast, friendly, and highly responsive Managed IT Services for businesses and municipalities. Most business owners find managing and protecting technology to be quite a challenge. ATG takes on all those IT tasks and issues so business owners can get back to what matters most – running their business! Asset Technology Group provides 24/7 support and pro-active maintenance offers peace of mind.

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St. Catherine Episcopal Church Joins the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce

Rev. Eunice Dunlap, Vicar along with members of the church and Chamber Ambassadors welcome St. Catherine Episcopal Church to the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce

St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church was formed in 2012 and is an open and affirming congregation that welcomes everyone in our mutual call to “(d)o justice, love kindness and to walk humbly with God.” We are rooted in the principles of loving God and our neighbor as our self and believe that God loves all people, without exception. St. Catherine’s is the only Episcopal congregation and member of the Anglican Communion in the greater Florence area.

St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church is located at 1806 West Palmetto Street, Florence, SC 29501.  Sunday service is at 10:30 AM and can be attended in person, on Facebook, or on Zoom. To contact St. Catherine’s you can call at 843-407-7926 or visit their website

Chandler Investment Properties Joins Chamber

Jonathan Chandler cuts the ribbon at Chandler Reserve Club on Tuesday, April 25th.  Chandler Investment Properties offers high-end rental properties in eastern South Carolina, including Florence, Hartsville, and Sumter. Since Jonathan Chandler began his work in real estate in 1992, Chandler Investment Properties has grown from a handful of properties to now over 300 units. Chandler Reserve Club is the largest of the properties, projected to be complete with 575 units in the next 3 years.

Will Lindsey, Property Manager of Chandler Reserve Club, says, “It’s the people who make our communities what they are. We consider our residents, friends and family sharing in the ups and downs of their lives. We’ve been incredibly fortunate to connect with and build relationships with them. Our team motto is, ‘we’re in the customer service business, we just so happen to offer rentals’, so that’s what we focus on – making sure every single resident is happy with our service.”

The team at Chandler Investment Properties looks forward to growing their presence in Florence in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce. For more information about Chandler Investment Properties, availability, or to schedule a tour, visit us at or call (843) 610-7114.

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Walmart Supercenter On North Beltline Drive Holds Grand Re-Opening After Renovations

The Walmart Supercenter on North Beltline Drive officially “reopened” on Friday after months of renovations.

The store now has more items for sale in every department, new signs, more registers and a mural celebrating the past and present of Florence. Florence Mayor Teresa Myers Ervin and Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce members helped representatives from Walmart cut the ceremonial ribbon to announce the reopening.

“Walmart has shown itself to be a part of our community as a good supporter of our community,” Ervin said. “Thank you for all you do in Florence.”

Before the ribbon cutting, Walmart presented checks for $2,000 to two local groups: the Florence Police Department and One Child at a Time.

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New York Life Insurance Agent Glenn Wells Joins Chamber

Glenn Wells, Registered Representative & Insurance Agent New York Life Insurance Company joins the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce.

New York Life offers a variety of products and services including life insurance, long term care and disability insurance, annuities, mutual funds and other investment products, small business products, estate planning, and wealth management services.

Glenn is a Council Agent with New York Life. Glenn’s goal is to have a more active presence in the Florence community to better serve his clients. By participating in the Greater Florence Chamber, Glenn will have more opportunities to engage in local events, connecting with local businesses and individuals.

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