Florence Chamber Membership Benefits

Membership Infographic

The infographic below gives you an overall idea of just -some- of the benefits that come along with your membership in the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce. When you become a member, you have instant access to more than 25 different specifically small-business related programs per year. You’ll also have the chance to take part in diversity initiatives, seminars, Business After Hours networking events and much more! When you become a member, you can request a Chamber ribbon cutting and social media push and begin networking right away. We have membership levels for every budget and will work with you to make sure that your business becomes a part of the Florence Chamber community.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies

Rescue, Fire Station Dedicated at Florence Regional Airport

A dedication and ribbon cutting for the new Aircraft Rescue and Firefight Station at the Florence Regional Airport was held on Wednesday afternoon. The event was hosted by the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce and FBI Construction. Chamber ambassadors, elected officials, community leaders and staff at the station joined in the celebration of their joining […]

G&W Equipment Joins Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce

G&W Equipment Inc. celebrated its membership in the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday morning. Chamber ambassadors joined the staff of G&W for the event. The business, located at 2530 Melon St. in Florence, joined the chamber to become more involved in the community, said Lisa Whitney, the corporate ambassador […]

Mercy Medicine Cuts Ribbon, Prepares for October 17 Gala

by Ardie Arvidson Mercy Medicine Free Clinic celebrated its membership in the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday morning and held an open house throughout the afternoon. Chamber ambassadors, friends, clients and staff participated in the event. Angela Robinson, healthy options program coordinator at Mercy Medicine, said they wanted to commemorate their 25-year anniversary, […]

Consider the Lilies Owners Join Florence Chamber, Snip Ribbon

by Ardie Arvidson Consider the Lilies’ new owners, Angela and John Pecca, celebrated their membership in the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon cutting on Wednesday afternoon. The business, located at 184 W. Evans St. in Florence, was packed for the occasion with well-wishers, chamber ambassadors and staff. A reception was held after […]

Housing Authority Cuts Ribbon to Celebrate Joining Florence Chamber

by Ardie Arvidson A ribbon cutting was held at the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce office on Tuesday morning celebrating the Housing Authority of Florence’s joining the chamber. Chamber ambassadors participated in the ribbon cutting. The Housing Authority is located at 400 E. Pine St. in Florence. The Housing Authority offers affordable housing opportunities for […]

Home-Care Provider Gets Rebranded, Joins Florence Chamber

by Ardie Arvidson All Ways Caring HomeCare is rebranding and to let people know more about its transition it joined the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce. A ribbon cutting was held on Thursday morning at 960 Pamplico Highway. Formerly ResCare HomeCare, All Ways Caring HomeCare is part of the BrightSpring Health Services. Molly Hawkins, branch […]

AirMedCare Network Joins Florence Chamber

by Ardie Arvidson An air ambulance crew from AirMedCare Network landed its helicopter Tuesday afternoon at the Florence Airport at the FBO station, 500 S. McCall Blvd. for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate AirMedCare Network joining of the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce. Chamber ambassadors showed their support by participating in the event. Pastor Eugene […]

Barber Shop Celebrates Joining Florence Chamber

by Ardie Arvidson Barbers and Blades Barber Shop, LLC was joined by Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce ambassadors for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday morning, denoting its membership into the chamber. The barbershop opened in April 2018 at 352 W. Palmetto St. Owner Shkari Deon Ham said his step-father is a member of a chamber […]

Ribbon Cut at New Convenient Store in Florence County

From Staff Reports With much celebration, a host of supporters and a live radio remote broadcast, On The Go cut the ribbon and joined the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce Thursday morning. Owned and operated by Johnny and George Rishmawi, the shiny new convenience store is on Alligator Road near the intersection with Knollwood Road. […]

Well Center Pharmacy Joins Florence Chamber, Cuts Ribbon

by Matthew Christian Shortly after 11:30 a.m. Thursday morning Well Center Pharmacy owner Marlon Orias cut the ceremonial ribbon to join the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce. Orias, a native of the Philippines, opened the pharmacy on June 5 with his wife, Marelle, after both lost their jobs when two local Rite Aids closed following […]

Seminole 6 Sports Holds Ribbon Cutting in Florence

by Ardie Arvidson Seminole 6 Sports held a ribbon cutting on Wednesday afternoon to celebrate its membership in the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce Chamber. Chamber ambassadors were there to help celebrate. Michael “Mike” Goodman, coach, cut the ribbon while team members, cheerleaders and other coaches watched. Seminole 6 Sports is a member of the […]

Specialty Finance Company Joins Florence Chamber, Cuts Ribbon

by Ardie Arvidson AG Resource Management (ARM) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday morning to celebrate its membership in the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce Chamber. Chamber ambassadors were there to help celebrate. AG Resource Management is located at 205 N. Irby St. Suite C, in Florence Dr. Cy F. Boyer is the market leader […]

Revival Burger Cuts Ribbon as New Chamber Member

by Ardie Arvidson Revival Burger, at 846 S. Irby St. in Florence, joined the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce and celebrated with chamber ambassadors on Wednesday with a ribbon cutting. Although the restaurant has been open since November 2018, Kyle Hardee, one of three owners in the Downcountry Dining Group, said this was the first […]

Chamber Welcomes The Venue with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

by Ardie Arvidson The Venue, a place to hold events, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday with Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce ambassadors participating. The Venue is located at 1210 W. Evans St. in Florence. The business is owned by Susan Missy Gillespie. Monday was her first day of business, and following the ribbon cutting, she […]

Pest Control Specialist Joins Florence Chamber

by Ardie Arvidson Great Quality Pest Solutions of Effingham joined ambassadors of the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce on Monday to celebrate its chamber membership. The celebration included a ribbon cutting at the chamber. Bruce Turner, a pest control specialist, has approximately 10 years of experience in the field. He is the sole proprietor of […]

Palmetto Staffing Holds Ribbon Cutting with Florence Chamber

by Ardie Arvidson The Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce ambassadors joined Palmetto Staffing Agency, LLC on Tuesday afternoon to celebrate its new chamber membership with a ribbon cutting. Palmetto Staffing is located at 420 W. Cheves St. in Florence. Ronnie Shirlaw is president. The business was started about four years ago and has two locations, […]

Waitr Inc. Brings Meals to Your Door in Florence

by Ardie Arvidson Waitr Inc. has grown since it launched in Louisiana in 2013. Now it is in more than 15 states serving 235 citiies, including Florence. Waitr Inc. representatives joined ambassadors from the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce on June 13 to celebrate its chamber membership with a ribbon cutting at the chamber office […]

Bela Family Dentistry Celebrates Opening in Florence

by Ardie Arvidson Bela Family Dentistry of Florence joined ambassadors of the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce on Thursday to celebrate its grand opening and its chamber membership. The celebration included a ribbon cutting with chamber ambassadors. Dr. John DuRant, who was formerly at the Bela office on West Palmetto Street, and Dr. Liz Shelly […]

Chamber welcomes Carolina Kickboxing Academy

by Ardie Arvidson A ribbon cutting was held Monday at Carolina Kickboxing Academy, 1717 W. Palmetto St. to announce the opening and recognize a new member of the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce. Chamber ambassadors helped to celebrate the occasion. Chief executive officer and head trainer Walker Vivian said his academy has been open for […]

Swamp Fox Security Holds Ribbon Cutting in Florence

by Ardie Arvidson Swamp Fox Security LLC held a ribbon cutting on Thursday with the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce ambassadors participating. Swamp Fox Security is in the Charles Gould Manufacturing and Business Incubator, 1951 Pisgah Road in Florence. The business is owned by Annette Davis-Cantey. She has been in operation for about two years. […]