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Gratitude in Public Policy

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Friday, August 28, 2015
As business leaders, we’re used to working hard and seeing results, so when we step into the political ring, the endless debates and rhetorical wrangling are frustrating.Welcome to the legislative session of 2015.This year, many of us stood ...

Golf Tournament Success!

Posted by: Marion Mann on Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Our 23rd Annual Golf Tournament was a huge success. Thanks to all of our sponsors, players, and the Hughes Agency for making it another great day on the course. We raised over $60,000 to support the Chamber's many initiatives to continually improve ...

First Presbyterian Academy Middle School Now Open!

Posted by: Megan Sherard on Monday, August 24, 2015
It’s the first day of school for middle schoolers at First Presbyterian Academy! The Academy, which previously covered preschool through elementary school, expanded to grades 6th through 8th and celebrated the first day of school with a ribbon ...

Greenville Heritage FCU - August Small Business of the Month!

Posted by: Tripp James on Friday, August 21, 2015
On behalf of the Greenville Chamber, congratulations goes out to Greenville Heritage FCU for being selected August 2015 Small Business of the Month! The award was presented at this week’s board meeting by Ava Smith, President of Flat Fee ...

Haskew Announces Retirement

Posted by: Marion Mann on Thursday, August 20, 2015
After a forty-year career in chamber of commerce management and nearly twelve years as President and CEO of the Greenville Chamber, Ben Haskew announced his retirement plans today to the Chamber’s Board of Directors.Haskew came to Greenville ...

In Business: Waterside Greene Apartments

Posted by: Megan Sherard on Monday, August 17, 2015
Waterside Greene Apartments recently celebrated the completion of their major renovations with a ribbon cutting ceremony! On hand to celebrate with the Waterside Greene team were the owners and the mascot, Hawthorne!Waterside Greene Apartments ...

Women are Leaving Over $1 Million on the Table

Posted by: Marion Mann on Monday, August 10, 2015
Sara Laschever is an author, editor, and cultural critic who has spent her career investigating the obstacles, detours, and special circumstances that shape women’s lives and careers. She has written extensively about women in academia, ...

Show up Greenville

Posted by: Katie Busbee on Wednesday, August 5, 2015
In the midst of the Presidential campaign season, you might have missed the news that a very important election is happening on Tuesday, August 11th: Greenville City Council. With issues like gentrification, economic development, a huge new downtown ...

YP Perspective: Making the Leap from Employee to Independent

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Monday, August 3, 2015
Recently, I’ve read numerous articles that highlight how the younger generation of moms (i.e. current young professionals) are placing less focus and importance on career advancement in order to be more available for their children. The trend ...
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