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

Spann Roofing Joins Florence Chamber

by Ardie Arvidson The Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting Tuesday at the chamber office for Spann Roofing and Sheet Metal. A three-generation, family-owned business, Spann Roofing is based in Conway. The business was started in 1957, said James M. “Jimbo” Spann IV. He said the company was already doing business in the […]

Eggs Up Grill Celebrates Joining the Chamber with a Ribbon Cutting

by Ardie Arvidson Eggs Up Grill joined the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce and held a ribbon cutting on Monday, March 9 with the Chamber and its ambassadors. Eggs Up is located at 250 N Beltline Drive in Florence. Dean Patel is the franchise owner. He opened the breakfast and lunch grill in August 2018. […]

Woodforest National Bank Celebrates Opening in Florence

by Ardie Arvidson The Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce welcomed Woodforest National Bank into its membership on Friday, March 6 with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The bank is located within the Walmart Supercenter on North Beltline Drive in Florence. Chamber ambassadors joined the staff for the celebration. Woodforest opened its first account on Thursday, February […]

Mailroom Barber Co. Joins Chamber

Staff Reports The Mailroom Barber Co. hair studio in downtown Florence downtown has joined the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce. The company is expanding and is expected to soon cut the ribbon for their West Palmetto Street location, which will be more of a barber shop. The downtown location at 116-B S. Irby St.will be […]

American Cancer Society Joins Florence Chamber

by Ardie Arvidson The American Cancer Society celebrated joining the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce on Monday at the chamber office. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held with chamber ambassadors and three members of the American Cancer Society: Chinel Boateng, Senior Community Development Manager for five counties, including Florence, Darlington, Dillon, Marlboro and Marion counties; Sundi […]

Ribbon Cutting with Florence Chamber Held at Clarion Inn and Suites

by Ardie Arvidson The Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting at Clarion Inn and Suites at 1829 W. Lucas St. in Florence on Wednesday, marking its new chamber membership. Chamber ambassadors joined the staff at Clarion for the celebration. The hotel was purchased in August 2018 by Gary M. Hodgins of Myrtle […]

Primary Learning Center Joins Greater Florence Chamber

by Ardie Arvidson Primary Learning Center of Florence, located at 600-A Pamplico Highway, recently joined the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce. A ribbon cutting was held on Wednesday with chamber ambassadors to celebrate. Brittney Jefferson, owner/director, cut the ribbon. Primary Learning Center is an untraditional day-care-type facility for children. It offers short-term, after-school tutoring for […]

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 […]