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In Business: BRIGHT+CO

Posted by: Marion Mann on Wednesday, April 29, 2015
We at the Greenville Chamber have spent many hours with BRIGHT+CO's Jennifer Sutton and Andy Mendelsohn over the past many months as they helped us strategize our path forward with a new vision, mission and overall brand identity.We know they are ...

Surrounding Ourselves Wisely

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Friday, April 24, 2015
Do you know Debbie Downer, the character from the mid-2000 SNL skits? (If not, a session with NBC.com is calling your name.) If you are familiar with her, then you know that the skits are hilarious and timeless because they are remarkably relatable. ...

Our Work is Not Done

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Fix our Aging Infrastructure is the Chamber’s top priority for 2015. It was our top priority in 2014.As business leaders, we’re always criticizing elected officials for not moving swiftly or resolutely enough. “They need more ...

In Business: Tijuana Flats Haywood Road

Posted by: Megan Campbell on Monday, April 20, 2015
"Accept all kinds of people, even those that use mild sauce"Tijuana Flats celebrated the opening of their second South Carolina location (both are in Greenville!) with a ribbon cutting ceremony and soft launch party on April 17th. You can tell that ...

Tommy's Country Ham House - April Small Business of the Month!

Posted by: Tripp James on Thursday, April 16, 2015
On behalf of the Greenville Chamber, congratulations goes out to Tommy’s Country Ham House for being selected April 2015 Small Business of the Month! The award was presented at this week’s board meeting by Rush Wilson of Rush Wilson ...

Viewing Inclusion as an Authentic Leadership Practice

Posted by: Nika White on Tuesday, April 14, 2015
The face of the future is radically changing in America. The time is now to respond to the changing demographics. The demographics we currently most often consider “majority” will shift to “minority.” Preparing for this ...

Meet Rionne Ridgeway, New Investor Relations Specialist

Posted by: Rionne Ridgeway on Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Retention (the act of retaining)-that’s my mantra. The definition of retain is “to continue to hold or have; to keep in mind; remember; to hold in place or position.” (Can you tell I used to teach English?) Retention is a constant ...

Politics: You don’t have to get your hands dirty to get involved

Posted by: Katie Busbee on Monday, April 6, 2015
I hear it all the time when I tell people that I work in Public Policy. “Well, I don’t play that politics game,” or “It’s too complicated,” or “I have a family, a job, I’m involved in my church, and I ...

Doing Things That Matter

Posted by: Nika White on Thursday, April 2, 2015
As an organization, everyday our staff is challenged to do something that matters. Something that will help create prosperity for our community. Something that will have lasting impact. Something that will get to the crux of the matter and create ...
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