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

Ladies on a Mission Joins Chamber

Ladies on a Mission joined the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce and celebrated with a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, November 17th. The ribbon cutting was held in the James Allen Plaza behind the Chamber office. Robin Sanders, Executive Director of Ladies on a Mission, and her group of volunteers were joined by Chamber staff and […]

Winning America Joins Florence Chamber

Winning America held a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, November 16th in the James Allen Plaza on Dargan Street, hosted by the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce, to celebrate its membership in the Chamber. Chamber staff and ambassadors joined Bob Skelton in the celebration. Skelton cut the ribbon with his wife, Sue, by his side. The […]

The Studio & Co. Salon and Boutique Celebrates Expansion with Ribbon Cutting

The Studio, A Salon, located at 1381 Celebration Blvd. in Florence, has rebranded and expanded to a new location. To celebrate the move to 2515 S. Cashua Drive in the Shoppes at Celebration shopping center and the change to The Studio & Co. Salon and Boutique, a ribbon cutting was held with the Greater Florence […]

Montessori School Joins the Florence Chamber

The Montessori School of Florence held a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, November 9th celebrating joining the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce. Joining in the celebration were members of the school board, Chamber staff and ambassadors.  The Montessori School of Florence was established in 1976. It moved into its present location at 510 W. Palmetto St. […]

Crawford Capital Investments Joins the Florence Chamber

Crawford Capital Investments, investing in homes, families and communities, held a ribbon cutting in the James Allen Plaza behind the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, November 4th celebrating its membership in the Chamber.  Cutting the ribbon was owner Gia Crawford. She was surrounded by her husband, Kendric Crawford, Co-Owner; their two children; his […]

Florence Rotary Club Joins Chamber and Celebrates with Ribbon Cutting

The Florence Rotary Club cut the ribbon and joined the Chamber at the beginning of its meeting Monday, November 8th at Victors. Club members were joined by Chamber staff and ambassadors at the event.  The club, established in February 1920, and celebrated its centennial February 2020, said Ashley Christenbury, Club President.  Major projects undertaken by […]

Anderson Brothers Bank on Hoffmeyer Road Joins the Chamber

Anderson Brothers Bank held a ribbon cutting at its Hoffmeyer Road location in Florence on Thursday, November 4th celebrating its membership in the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce.  This branch opened in November 2020, said Jamie Carsten, commercial loan officer and vice president at Anderson Brothers Bank.  “This is our third location in Florence,” he […]

Kimberly Patrick Photography Opens Studio in Lamar

A ribbon cutting was held Wednesday, November 3rd in Lamar at Kimberly Patrick Photography studio. Owner Kimberly Patrick celebrated joining the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce and opening her new studio. Chamber staff and ambassadors joined in the celebration. The studio is at 179 Lorans Drive in Lamar.  Patrick is a family photographer who specializes […]

Goldman Site Services Celebrates Joining the Chamber with Ribbon Cutting

Florence Chamber of Commerce on Monday, November 1st with a ribbon cutting at the business on the Olanta Highway outside Scranton. Joining co-owners Ben Goldman and his father, Don Goldman, for the ribbon cutting were Chamber staff and ambassadors, family and employees.  Owner/operator Ben Goldman cut the ribbon. Goldman said they offer grading, excavation, demolition, […]

New Spark: Florence One Schools Dedicates Haigh Porter Park

Haigh Porter said it never entered his mind that Florence One Schools planned to name the park between the McClenaghan Administrative Annex and the district’s attendance and zoning offices on Dargan Street after him.  Porter, the Florence County master-in-equity and a former mayor, said Thursday morning at a ceremony dedicating the park that he thought […]

Florence Save A Lot Opens in Downtown Florence

Florence’s new Save A Lot opened on Wednesday, October 27th with a 9 a.m. ribbon cutting to mark its grand opening − an event that will feature in-store promotions and prizes followed by four days of giveaways and a community cookout.  The store, located at 310 North Dargan Street, features a bright and easy-to-shop footprint […]

Tilt Studio at Magnolia Mall Celebrates Opening with a Ribbon Cutting

Tilt Studio celebrated its opening and joining of the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, October 27th with a ribbon cutting. Chamber ambassadors joined in the celebration.  The Texas-based Tilt Studio at Magnolia Mall has transformed the former J.C. Penney’s space into a brightly lit fun center that includes games, Laser Tag Arena, mini […]

Pee Dee Vineyard Harvesting Productions Hold Ribbon Cutting

Pee Dee Vineyard Harvesting Productions held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, October 26th in the James Allen Plaza on Dargan Street, hosted by the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce. The business celebrated its opening and joining the Chamber. Chamber ambassadors joined in the celebration. Owner Larry Hancock said he is continuing a tradition started by […]

State Farm Agent Austin Wilson Holds Ribbon Cutting

Austin Wilson State Farm on Second Loop Road in Florence held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the agency’s opening and membership in the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, October 20th. Celebrating with Wilson and his staff were Chamber staff and ambassadors.  Wilson said he worked at State Farm for about five years before […]

Tawanda’s Mobile Notary Services Hosts Ribbon Cutting

Tawanda Hanna held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday, October 18th for her new business, Tawanda’s Notary Services and Accessories LLC. The Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce participated in the ribbon cutting in the James Allen Plaza behind the Chamber office. Chamber ambassadors joined in the celebration, along with family and friends. Hanna has been in business […]

The Legacy Agency’s Grand Opening Includes Ribbon Cutting

Jennifer C. Dunleavy is carrying on a legacy as she starts the next chapter of an Allstate agency in Florence. The Legacy Allstate Insurance Group on Cherokee Road is celebrating its grand opening this week. A ribbon cutting was held on Wednesday, September 29th with the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce at the agency location […]

Florence’s Hope Village Celebrates Opening with a Chamber Ribbon Cutting

With a few words, a reading from the Gospel of Matthew, a prayer, an admonition about the sharpness the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce’s ribbon cutting shears and then a quick slice of those shears, Hope Village was officially opened for business Thursday, September 30th. Of course, though, it wasn’t that easy. There were several […]

A Ribbon Cutting Celebrates the Opening of Jersey Mike’s in Florence

Jersey Mike’s joins the lineup of Florence restaurants this summer. On Wednesday, September 15th a ribbon cutting was held to celebrate its opening and joining the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce. Joining in the celebration were Chamber staff and ambassadors.  The sub-style restaurant opened on June 2.  “It has been busy,” said Michael Kelly, Franchise […]

SpotOn Ribbon Cutting Celebrates Chamber Membership

SpotOn Transact celebrated joining the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, September 28th with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the James Allen Plaza behind the Chamber office.  Celebrating with SpotOn Account Executive Sam Thompson were Chamber staff and ambassadors.  SpotOn Transact is a payments and software company redefining the merchant services industry to help them […]

Florence Breakfast Rotary Club Holds Ribbon Cutting to Celebrate Chamber Membership

The Florence Breakfast Rotary Club is the first Rotary Club in Florence to join the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce. A ribbon cutting was held Wednesday, September 22nd at the Florence Country Club. Chamber staff and ambassadors joined the Rotary Club for the ribbon cutting and the breakfast meeting following. The club meets weekly at […]