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

Pee Dee Healthy Start Joins the Florence Chamber

by Ardie Arvidson Pee Dee Healthy Start Inc. held a ribbon-cutting on Wednesday with the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce signifying its new membership in the chamber. Chamber ambassadors joined Pee Dee Healthy Start Inc, staff and guests for the occasion. When it began in 1991, the focus of Pee Dee Healthy Start was helping […]

Burris and Pressley Opens Office in Florence

by Ardie Arvidson Burris and Pressley Realty celebrated the opening of its Florence office at 155 N. Dargan St. and its membership in the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon-cutting Thursday. Chamber ambassadors joined in the celebration. Damian Burris and Cody Pressley are owners of the brokerage company. The two joined forces in […]

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., […]

School of Dance Arts Joins Florence Chamber

by Ardie Arvidson School of Dance Arts celebrated joining the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday afternoon. Owner Devin Jennings cut the ribbon as staff and chamber ambassadors joined her. School of Dance Arts was founded in 1972 by Barbara Howell Counts who later sold it to Cecilia Sprawls, Jennings said. Jennings purchased the […]

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, […]

Doctor Makes House Calls and Cuts Ribbon with Chamber

by Ardie Arvidson Doctors who make house calls are a rarity in today’s world, but Dr. Charles Louis Edwards wants to change that, at least in the Pee Dee area. In mid-summer, Edwards opened My House Call Doctor. His office is at 650 Pamplico Highway, Suite C (in front of Food Lion). “We bring primary […]

Wholly Smokin’ Downtown Holds Ribbon Cutting

by Ardie Arvidson A ribbon cutting to celebrate Wholly Smokin’ Downtown’s membership in the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce was held Tuesday afternoon at the restaurant. Chamber ambassadors, family, friends and staff joined Jackie Travis, the owner, for the celebration. The restaurant of “barbecue, ribs and a whole lot more” is located downtown in the […]

The WORx CBD and More Has Ribbon Cutting

by Ardie Arvidson The WORx CBD and More celebrated its opening and joining the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon cutting on Wednesday. Chamber ambassadors joined owner/operator Chris Page in the celebration. The WORx CBD and More opened the first of October at 1749 S. Irby St. in Florence. “We can help with […]

GEICO Joins Chamber

by Ardie Arvidson Geico in Florence has joined the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce. To mark the occasion, a ribbon cutting was held Tuesday with chamber ambassadors joining the celebration. Roger Armfield is the local Geico owner. The insurance company is at 2151 W. Evans St., Suite D. Geico has been in Florence for approximately […]

“Money Saver” Thrift Store Joins Chamber of Commerce

by Ardie Arvidson Brenda’s “Money Saver” Thrift Store at 1553 W. Palmetto St. in Florence held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday morning to celebrate its opening and membership into the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce. Chamber ambassadors joined owner Brenda Branham and her staff for the occasion. It is a family-run business with Branham’s sister, Laurie […]

Restaurant Opens on East Palmetto Street

by Ardie Arvidson A new restaurant has opened on East Palmetto Street, across from the S.C. Highway Department. A ribbon-cutting ceremony by the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce took place Monday morning for Qulture Bistro at 3027 E. Palmetto St., which celebrated the restaurant’s membership in the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce. Owner Consuelo Casey […]

Wild Birds Unlimited in Florence Brings People and Nature Together

by Ardie Arvidson Wild Birds Unlimited celebrated joining the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce on Monday morning with a ribbon cutting. Chamber ambassadors were on hand to help celebrate. The Florence franchise is owned by Art and Lisa Martin and opened in November 2018. The couple said they never set out to become part of […]

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 […]