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

Florence firm offers ‘creative way’ to meet companies’ needs

By: Andrew Boardwine FLORENCE, S.C. — K. Hope Creative joined ambassadors from the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the organization’s new chamber membership with a ribbon cutting. K. Hope Creative is a boutique consulting firm specializing in brand development, marketing and public relations. Kim Bowman, president and CEO of K. Hope, said she […]

Fellows in Education gives local leaders a close look at school operations

By: Staff Reports FLORENCE, S.C. – Through a three-way partnership among Florence One Schools, The School Foundation and the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce, a program designed for business and community leaders to spend time getting a unique, behind-the-scenes look into schools in Florence One continues in its fourth year. For 28 participants, the program […]

Empowered to Heal joins Florence Chamber, holds ribbon cutting

By: Andrew Boardwine FLORENCE, S.C. — Empowered To Heal joined ambassadors from the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday to celebrate its new chamber membership with a ribbon cutting. Empowered To Heal, at 525 S. Dargan St., is a nonprofit organization that provides recovery care and counseling referrals for adult survivors of child abuse […]

SC’s rural-urban divide draws questions in Grassroots Tour in Florence

By: Matthew Christian, Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. – The divide between urban and rural South Carolina took center stage at the Florence stop of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Grassroots Tour. During the question-and-answer portion of the tour, Darlington County Economic Development Partnership’s executive director, Frank Willis, had a question for the Ted […]

Community Foundation joins Florence Chamber, cuts ribbon

By: Andrew Boardwine FLORENCE, S.C. — The Eastern Carolina Community Foundation joined ambassadors from the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce on Thursday to celebrate the foundation’s new chamber membership with a ribbon cutting. Sarah Shelley, executive director for the foundation, said the decision to join the chamber will help the organization gain more exposure. “We […]

Brand-design studio holds ribbon cutting in Florence

By: Andrew Boardwine FLORENCE, S.C. — Townsend TM joined ambassadors from the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the business’s new chamber membership with a ribbon cutting Wednesday morning. Townsend TM, a business started by Florence native Barry Townsend, is a brand-design studio that brings big-brand experience to organizations of all sizes. Townsend said […]

Active Day of the Pee Dee joins Florence Chamber, snips ribbon to celebrate

By Andrew Boardwine, Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. — Active Day of the Pee Dee joined ambassadors from the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce Wednesday to celebrate the organization’s new chamber membership with a ribbon cutting. Active Day of the Pee Dee, at 2120 Enterprise Drive, has been around for more than 18 years and serves […]

Raldex shows off new corporate quarters in Florence at Business After Hours

By: Andrew Boardwine, Morning News Raldex Hospitality unveiled its new corporate facilities Thursday evening with a grand-opening and Business After Hours event. Starting at 5:30 p.m., business and community leaders began arriving at the group’s offices at 780 Woody Jones Blvd. for an evening of fun, food and networking. Chad Patterson, vice president of Raldex […]

Florence Tax Service celebrates grand-opening weekend

By: Andrew Boardwine, Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. — Gloria’s Perfection Tax Services celebrated a grand opening for its new office this past weekend with the hopes of helping the Pee Dee community get the best tax services and consultations as possible. Gloria’s Perfection Tax Services joined ambassadors from the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce to […]

Hyundai dealership in Florence holds ribbon cutting

By: Andrew Boardwine, Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. — Lee Hyundai of Florence joined ambassadors from the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce to hold a ribbon cutting Friday morning. Lee Hyundai purchased Florence Hyundai and opened a new facility in November at 2542 W. Palmetto St. James Ervin, general manager of Lee Hyundai of Florence, said […]

Georgia arena football team will relocate to Florence

By: Andrew Boardwine, Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. – Arena football will return to Florence for the first time since 2009. It’s in the form of the American Arena League champion, Atlanta Havoc. Make that, when next season starts: The Carolina Havoc. Havoc general manager Josh Resignalo, who confirmed the move to the Morning News on […]

Company picks Florence location for computer-cooling products

By: Andrew Boardwine, Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. — ARCTIC, an international company specializing in computer-cooling devices, will locate its first American venture in Quinby with plans to convert the former IGA building in the Quinby Plaza into a combination of warehouse and office space, officials told the Morning News on Thursday. ARCTIC, headquartered in Hong […]

Family, art go together at new Florence framing shop

Andrew Boardwine, Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. — Art and family have always been two of the top priorities for Troy Cottrill. Now, he gets the opportunity to work with both simultaneously. Cottrill’s Landmark Art joined ambassadors from the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce Wednesday to hold a ribbon cutting to celebrate the new store. Cottrill’s […]

Chick-fil-A West Florence opens its doors

By: Andrew Boardwine, Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. — The newly constructed Chick-fil-A West Florence restaurant opened its doors for the very first time Thursday morning. One hundred people received free Chick-fil-A for a year, including dozens of campers who braved the heat, a short rain spell and the elements to camp outside the store 24 […]

Three J Properties holds ribbon cutting in Florence; business offers handyman services

By: Andrew Boardwine, Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. – Three J Properties joined ambassadors from the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce to hold a ribbon cutting Wednesday afternoon. Three J Properties, a maintenance and repair company, offers a variety of services for both residential and commercial properties. Joe Linder, owner of Three J Properties, said his […]