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What Happens in Washington Doesn’t Stay in Washington

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Tuesday, September 29, 2015
The Export-Import Bank debate matters to the thousands of families in our area that depend on the General Electric turbine facility. Our community at large benefits from the return on investment. The Greenville Chamber strongly supports the Export-Import Bank and ask Congress to reauthorize the Bank as quickly as possible.

Behind Every Great Company is a Great CEO: Jordon Construction Company Recognized as Small Business of the Month

Posted by: Nika White on Monday, September 28, 2015
A few years ago while at the Talented Tenth Conference, I had the opportunity to sit next to a gentleman by the name of James Jordon (Jordon with an “o” as he likes to point out). James was quiet, yet confident and certainly on the cusp ...

The Chamber Works For You….#LocalMatters

Posted by: John Kimbrell on Friday, September 25, 2015
This past week the Greenville Chamber celebrated Local Business Week. Our mindset for our locally-owned businesses is shared every week, but this week our focus was on the impact local business plays in the overall Greenville community. I strongly ...

Five things I learned about Business from the Ironman

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Thursday, September 24, 2015
This Sunday, God willing, I’ll compete in Ironman Chattanooga. For those who don’t know, an Ironman triathlon consists of a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike, and 26.2-mile run – 140.6 miles of endurance sport fun. (Insert your comments ...

Greenvillians: Don’t Get Lost in the LinkedIn Mix

Posted by: Chamber Investor on Wednesday, September 23, 2015
346,514 people. 2,551 companies.This is (at least) how many people and companies are represented on LinkedIn that have identified their location as Greenville, South Carolina. At a rate of more than two people joining LinkedIn’s global ...

In Business: Boot Barn!

Posted by: Marion Mann on Friday, September 18, 2015
We went to check out the Boot Barn's newest digs (420 Congaree Road next to Haywood Mall where Pier One used to be) - and I got some new kicks of my own!They have SOOOOOO many boots and hats to choose from - and everything western in between! I ...

The Magic of Clean

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Monday, September 14, 2015
Habits, in many ways, make us who we are: a daunting, but true reality. Why do you think parents try to instill good habits in their children as early as possible? Because habits can dictate our future livelihoods and life span; therefore, ...

In Business: Christian Learning Centers of Greenville County

Posted by: Megan Campbell on Thursday, September 10, 2015
Christian Learning Centers of Greenville County (CLC) recently opened the doors of their new administrative office at 410B Pelham Road in Greenville. CLC celebrated the opening with their staff, Board, volunteers, partners, and parents of CLC ...

Brenda Thames Elected to Lead the Chamber in 2017

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Wednesday, September 9, 2015
PRESS RELEASE Greenville, SCThe Greenville Chamber's leadership has elected Brenda Thames to chair its Board of Directors in 2017. Thames, Vice President of Academic and Faculty Affairs at Greenville Health System, has served on the Chamber’s ...

Take 5 Oil Change is FOR REAL!

Posted by: Marion Mann on Tuesday, September 8, 2015
What a terrific experience I had at Take 5 Oil Change!We watched the happy owners and new employees cut ribbon together and took pictures like we usually do, but since I'm heading out for a road trip later this week, I decided to try and save some ...
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