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

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 […]

Barber Shop Celebrates Joining Florence Chamber

by Ardie Arvidson Barbers and Blades Barber Shop, LLC was joined by Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce ambassadors for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday morning, denoting its membership into the chamber. The barbershop opened in April 2018 at 352 W. Palmetto St. Owner Shkari Deon Ham said his step-father is a member of a chamber […]

Ribbon Cut at New Convenient Store in Florence County

From Staff Reports With much celebration, a host of supporters and a live radio remote broadcast, On The Go cut the ribbon and joined the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce Thursday morning. Owned and operated by Johnny and George Rishmawi, the shiny new convenience store is on Alligator Road near the intersection with Knollwood Road. […]

Well Center Pharmacy Joins Florence Chamber, Cuts Ribbon

by Matthew Christian Shortly after 11:30 a.m. Thursday morning Well Center Pharmacy owner Marlon Orias cut the ceremonial ribbon to join the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce. Orias, a native of the Philippines, opened the pharmacy on June 5 with his wife, Marelle, after both lost their jobs when two local Rite Aids closed following […]

Seminole 6 Sports Holds Ribbon Cutting in Florence

by Ardie Arvidson Seminole 6 Sports held a ribbon cutting on Wednesday afternoon to celebrate its membership in the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce Chamber. Chamber ambassadors were there to help celebrate. Michael “Mike” Goodman, coach, cut the ribbon while team members, cheerleaders and other coaches watched. Seminole 6 Sports is a member of the […]

Specialty Finance Company Joins Florence Chamber, Cuts Ribbon

by Ardie Arvidson AG Resource Management (ARM) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday morning to celebrate its membership in the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce Chamber. Chamber ambassadors were there to help celebrate. AG Resource Management is located at 205 N. Irby St. Suite C, in Florence Dr. Cy F. Boyer is the market leader […]

Revival Burger Cuts Ribbon as New Chamber Member

by Ardie Arvidson Revival Burger, at 846 S. Irby St. in Florence, joined the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce and celebrated with chamber ambassadors on Wednesday with a ribbon cutting. Although the restaurant has been open since November 2018, Kyle Hardee, one of three owners in the Downcountry Dining Group, said this was the first […]

Chamber Welcomes The Venue with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

by Ardie Arvidson The Venue, a place to hold events, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday with Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce ambassadors participating. The Venue is located at 1210 W. Evans St. in Florence. The business is owned by Susan Missy Gillespie. Monday was her first day of business, and following the ribbon cutting, she […]