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

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 […]

Chamber welcomes Mariner Finance to Florence

By: Jessica Imbimbo, Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. – Ambassadors with the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting Thursday morning for Mariner Finance and its employees to welcome them as members of the chamber. Mariner Finance, formerly known as Pioneer Credit in Dillon, relocated to Florence at 2503 S. Cashua Drive in February. […]

Business After Hours at Florence Ears, Nose and Throat

Florence Ears, Nose and Throat (ENT) held a Business after Hours event on Thursday evening at its office on 1521 McClure Court. More than 50 people attended the networking event including Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce members, business leaders, and Florence ENT staff members. Florence ENT is affiliated with both Carolinas Hospital and McLeod Regional […]

Methodist Manor holds ribbon cutting for expanded facilities in Florence

FLORENCE, S.C. — Methodist Manor, a senior living community on Twin Church Rd. in Florence, held a ribbon cutting on Thursday afternoon to unveil its $18 million renovations and expansion. Methodist Manor’s renovations took more than two years to complete, increasing the building’s size by 69,000 square feet. Teressa Tabor, executive director for Methodist Manor, […]

Ribbon Cutting: Family Heritage

By: Jessica Imbimbo, Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. – The Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday for Family Heritage Life Insurance Company at the Chamber office in downtown Florence. Family Heritage Life Insurance Company of America is a wholly owned subsidiary of Torchmark Corporation and provides supplemental health and life insurance to […]

Elite Tactical Laser Tag holds ribbon cutting in Florence

By: Jessica Imbimbo, Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. – Elite Tactical Laser Tag held a ribbon cutting Thursday afternoon at its facility at 200 E. South Village in Florence. The laser tag facility is for participants age 6 and older and features laser guns modeled after authentic military-grade weapons (complete with a recoil and reloadable magazines) […]

Cafe at Florence airport holds ribbon cutting

By: Jessica Imbimbo, Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. – LilJazZi’s Café and Salads, located inside the Florence Regional Airport at 2100 Terminal Drive, held its grand opening and ribbon cutting on Wednesday. LilJazZi’s is open to the general public as well as airport travelers, offering a variety of salads and sandwiches to hungry patrons. The café […]

B. Nance Fine Gifts ribbon cutting

By: Jessica Imbimbo, Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. – B. Nance Fine Gifts held a ribbon cutting Thursday morning after moving into its new, larger location at 1939 Hoffmeyer Road. Ambassadors with the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce congratulated co-owners and mother-daughter duo Jill Blaker and Danielle Nance on their relocation. The retail store moved into […]