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

Auto dealer cuts ribbon for new location in Florence

By: Andrew Boardwine, Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. — Employees and executives from U.S. Auto Sales joined ambassadors from the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the grand opening of its new location with a ribbon cutting Friday morning. U.S. Auto Sales, a company based in Lawrenceville, Georgia, has 22 locations across the U.S. and […]

Clarke & Company cuts ribbon on new downtown Florence office space

By: Andrew Boardwine FLORENCE, S.C. — Clarke & Company Benefits celebrated the grand opening of its new office at 122 S. Irby St. Tuesday afternoon. Employees and executives from the company joined ambassadors from the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon cutting. Norman Clarke, owner of the Columbia-based business, said the company had […]

Chick-fil-A app provides for curb-side delivery at Magnolia Mall in Florence

By: Rebecca Cross, Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. – Chick-fil-A inside the Magnolia Mall joined the Florence Chamber and recently opened additional curbside delivery parking spots. To celebrate, Chick-fil-A employees and representatives from the Florence Chamber held a ribbon cutting on Wednesday afternoon outside Magnolia Mall. Customers can use the Chick-fil-A One app to order their […]

Golden scissors cut ribbon for Florence’s new courthouse

By: Matthew Christian, Morning News FLORENCE— With the snip of a few pairs of golden scissors, the new Florence County Judicial Center was officially opened a few minutes after 11 a.m. Friday. State Sen. Hugh Leatherman, 12th Circuit Court Judge Michael Nettles, County Councilman James Schofield and Master-in-Equity Haigh Porter spoke in a brief ceremony. […]

Florence company planning April treasure hunt

By: Andrew Boardwine, Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. — R. Skelton Enterprise joined Ambassadors from the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce on Thursday to hold a ribbon cutting. R. Skelton Enterprise is owned by Bob Skelton and oversees several business endeavors. The next endeavor for the company, Skelton said, will be the Discover Florence Treasure Hunt. […]

Same business, new brand for Florence family

By: Andrew Boardwine, Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. — Martin’s Lawn Care & Landscaping Irrigation is rebranding after many years of service in the Pee Dee. On Monday, the business joined the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce and held a ribbon cutting to celebrate its decision. Derrick Martin, owner of Martin’s Lawn care & Landscaping, said […]

Future Entrepreneurs Foundation cuts ribbon in Effingham

By:Andrew Boardwine, Morning News EFFINGHAM, S.C. — Nanaefua Eshun believes investing in the lives of youth today will result in stronger and better leadership tomorrow. Eshun, the president and chief executive officer of Future Entrepreneurs Foundation, joined ambassadors from the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce to hold a ribbon cutting for the organization on Tuesday […]

Greater Pee Dee Realtor Association holds ribbon cutting

By: Andrew Boardwine FLORENCE, S.C. — The Greater Pee Dee Realtor Association’s motto for 2018 is “it’s a new day.” The association kicked off the new year by joining ambassadors from the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce to hold a ribbon cutting on Wednesday morning. Keon Jordan-Aldrich, president of the realtor association at 1375 Celebration […]

Trinity-Byrnes Collegiate School cuts ribbon for a new building

By: Rebecca Cross DARLINGTON, S.C. – Construction is complete for a new academic building and dining hall at Trinity-Byrnes Collegiate School. Representatives from the school’s board of trustees, First Reliance Bank, Hunter Builders and Munnerlyn Architects participated in a ribbon cutting on Wednesday evening at the school. Dr. William Naso, chairman of the Trinity-Byrnes Board […]

Ribbon Cutting: Goodwill

By: BY ANDREW BOARDWINE, Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. — A rain-soaked Thursday morning was unable to dampen the excitement of Palmetto Goodwill employees and shoppers as they celebrated the grand opening of the store’s second location in Florence, at 260 N. Beltline Drive. Goodwill officials and employees joined ambassadors from the Greater Florence Chamber of […]

Sharonview Federal Credit Union celebrates office relocation in Florence

By: Jessica Imbimbo, Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. – Sharonview Federal Credit Union held a ribbon cutting Thursday afternoon to celebrate the relocation of its Florence branch to 1921 W. Palmetto St. Ambassadors with the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce held the ribbon cutting and congratulated Sharonview executives and employees on their grand opening. The branch […]

Thrift shop holds ribbon cutting at new location in Florence

FLORENCE, S.C. – The Florence County Disabilities Foundation’s Pee Dee Thrift Shop held a ribbon cutting Tuesday morning to celebrate the opening of its new location at 1524 S. Irby St. in Florence. Ambassadors with the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce joined foundation board members and executives as well as local customers for the ceremony […]

Pecan Festival offered something for everyone

By: Rebecca Cross, Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. – An estimated 50,000 people flooded downtown Florence on Saturday to enjoy food, games, music, fellowship and vendors at the 14th annual Pecan Festival. The festival spread through nine square blocks of downtown Florence, and attendees said that everywhere they turned there was something new to see, hear […]

The Library restaurant in Florence holds ribbon cutting

FLORENCE, S.C. — The Library restaurant in downtown Florence hosted a ribbon cutting Thursday morning to celebrate joining the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce. The Library, at 154 S. Dargan St., has been in operation for several years but recently closed and reopened under the new ownership of chef Adam Silverman in late September. Silverman […]

Elmcroft holds open house after renovations to Florence building

By: Jessica Imbimbo, Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. — The Elmcroft Senior Living Community introduced its newly renovated facility on 3006 Hoffmeyer Road with an open house and ribbon-cutting celebration Tuesday afternoon. Ambassadors with the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce joined Elmcroft executives in the celebration, which featured music, food, beverages and a tour of the […]

Edible Arrangements holds ribbon cutting, celebrates downtown move

FLORENCE, S.C. – Edible Arrangements celebrated their relocation to 130 N. Dargan Street in downtown Florence with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 10. The store was previously located inside the Florence Mall at 145 W. Palmetto Street before moving downtown on Sept. 19. Ambassadors with the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce joined Edible […]

Ribbon cutting held for Stewart Behavioral Health in Florence

By: Jessica Imbimbo, Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. – Stewart Behavioral Health employees joined Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce ambassadors for a ribbon cutting Thursday afternoon to celebrate the facility’s new chamber membership. Located at 525 S. Dargan Street in Florence, Stewart Behavioral Health is a counseling office that provides a variety of services including crisis […]