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

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 […]

Hofler Law Firm holds ribbon cutting in Florence

By: Andrew Boardwine/Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. — The Hofler Law Firm joined ambassadors from the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce Wednesday afternoon to hold a ribbon cutting. The Hofler Law Firm, at 183 S. Coit St., Suite C, was founded by Jack Hofler in Florence about a year ago. Hofler said the law firm serves […]

Real estate market showing gains in Pee Dee

Andrew Boardwine, Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. — The real estate market in the Pee Dee is trending upward at the midyear point of 2018. The market saw increases in new listings and median sales prices for the year to date, as well as a decrease in days on the market. Keon Aldrich, president of the […]

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 […]

Florence company offers all kinds of fencing work

FLORENCE, S.C. — Flat Out Fencing joined ambassadors with the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday morning to hold a ribbon cutting. Flat Out Fencing, a Florence-based company, does fencing of all kinds, including chain-link, wood, privacy or pickets, and gates, as well as repairs or demolition for both commercial and residential property. Nicholas […]

Heating and Cooling company expands from Ohio to Florence

By: Andrew Boardwine, Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. — Russell Christian, co-owner of Best Service Heating and Cooling Inc., pulled a marble out of his pocket with an inscription on it: “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” He said that was the adage his company operates by. Best Service Heating and […]

Florence Family Medicine aims for personal touch

FLORENCE, S.C. — Florence Family Medicine employees joined ambassadors from the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce to hold a ribbon cutting Thursday morning. Florence Family Medicine, at 315 N. Beltline Drive, Suite E, provides primary care services including sports physicals, sick visits, preventive medicine, routine health maintenance, management of chronic medical illnesses and more. Ryan […]

Olanta, Hartsville banks announce merger

OLANTA, S.C. — Citizens Bancshares Corporation, the holding company of The Citizens Bank, and Regional Bankshares, Inc., the holding company of Heritage Community Bank, jointly announced Friday the signing of a definitive merger agreement under which Citizens has agreed to acquire Regional in a cash and stock transaction with a total current value of approximately […]

Andrew Boardwine, Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. — Employees from the UPS Store joined ambassadors from the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce to hold a ribbon cutting Thursday afternoon. The UPS Store, at 2023 S. Irby St., is the second location in Florence. David Fountain, who co-owns the store with his business partner, Susan Lee, said […]

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 […]

Signarama of Florence cuts ribbon, celebrates Chamber membership

By: Andrew Boardwine, Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. — Signarama of Florence, at 2047 W. Evans St., provides anything from the smallest letters that stick on a door to huge signs and anything in between to business owners, as well as banners, magnets and much more that can go on vehicles and other items. On Wednesday, […]