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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 ...

Meet the Team - Summer Interns, Tyler & Zaria!

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Tuesday, June 16, 2015
We're excited to welcome two new interns for the summer! Tyler and Zaria are both enthusiastic, outgoing, and eager to learn. They've already shown great potential and we can't wait to see what they are able to accomplish during their time with us! ...

In Business: Another Broken Egg Cafe

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Wednesday, February 4, 2015
The Chamber was excited to be a part of Another Broken Egg Café’s Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Celebration. Established in 1996, Another Broken Egg isn't your typical breakfast, brunch and lunch place. Their menu is loaded with ...

In Business: Touring Sport

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Greenville Chamber would like to welcome Triumph Motorcycles, one of Touring Sport's three brands. Triumph Motorcycles is the largest British motorcycle manufacturer. Triumph is a brand that is spirited in design and performance, dedicated to the ...

In Business: INviro Design & Consulting

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Friday, January 16, 2015
The Chamber recently held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for a new business in Downtown Greenville! “On behalf of the Greenville Chamber, I am pleased to welcome INviro Design and Consulting to Greenville. We are excited about the work they are ...

In Business: The Sunshine House Early Learning Academy

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Monday, September 22, 2014
The Sunshine House Early Learning Academy has expanded its footprint in the Upstate. The national child care and early education company headquartered in Greenville has opened a new center off Wade Hampton Boulevard in Taylors. They hosted an open ...

In Business: JP’s 4 Corners!

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Tuesday, September 2, 2014
JP’s 4 Corners is now open for business! When you drive down Woodruff Road, you may notice a little something different. JP’s 4 Corners Signature Southwest restaurant has taken over the old Arizona Steakhouse location. Don’t ...

In Business: American Burger Co.

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Friday, August 29, 2014
If you are looking for a new place downtown to grab lunch or dinner that’s quick and easy and has parking (a luxury downtown these days)- this is the place! It doesn’t hurt if you love burgers either.American Roadside Burger Company held ...

In Business: Driver’s Choice!

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Thursday, July 24, 2014
Driver’s Choice, Low Cost Auto Insurance just recently moved their Greenville office to the Cherrydale area. Their office is located directly behind the Olive Garden at 3280 N Pleasantburg Dr, Unit C. When you walk into their office you will ...

In Business: The Art Cellar!

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Tuesday, July 22, 2014
We are excited to announce the grand opening of The Art Cellar downtown Greenville!In case you are looking for something to do downtown, I suggest you make it by The Art Cellar. It is the place to stop in and find that perfect piece that will ...

Update: Citizens for a Better Greenville County

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Greenville County Council passed an ordinance last week to place a referendum on the November ballot to allow county residents the opportunity to vote on increasing the sales tax by one cent as an effort to improve Greenville’s crumbling ...

Election Day Tuesday: Know Your Candidates

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Monday, June 9, 2014
This Tuesday, June 10th is Primary Election Day for South Carolina. Democratic and Republican primaries will be held all day with precincts open from 7 am to 7 pm. Candidates running for the SC House of Representatives will be seeking their party ...

Sine die

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Thursday, June 5, 2014
This week has been a long and busy week - I jokingly told a group in Greenwood this morning that I have been on a state tour this week - with trips to Anderson, two to Columbia, Greenwood, Greer, and Greenville in between. I've spent time on the ...

"Brewery Bill" Passes

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Friday, May 30, 2014
Greenville and South Carolina’s beer landscape could soon be changing, thanks to a new piece of legislation that passed the South Carolina General Assembly earlier this week. The so-called brewery bill, H. 3512, passed both houses with nearly ...

Community starts with the shape of our roads. Let the voters decide.

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Tuesday, April 29, 2014
It’s hard to believe it’s that time again – we have another election right around the corner! June primaries are fast approaching before the general election in November. Greenville County could be in a unique position in November ...

In Business: The Vault!

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Monday, April 14, 2014
"Although The VAULT has been open since December, Wayne Welden and his team wanted to mark their Grand Opening on March 28th with a Ribbon Cutting. The VAULT is retail clothing store on Main St. in Greenville that features retro style college and ...

Upcoming House Primary Elections

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Monday, March 31, 2014
Local politicians are preparing for their upcoming elections, as the SC House of Representatives primary is rapidly approaching. The June 10th primary election will play a pivotal role in the direction in which South Carolina is headed. Ballots were ...

Governor Haley

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Wednesday, March 19, 2014
As a part of our Public Policy Lunch Series, SC Governor Nikki Haley addressed a crowd of 300 Chamber members at the Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Community Center on Monday. The Governor spoke on the improvement of the state's economic climate ...

Best of Luck to Mark Cothran

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Thursday, March 6, 2014
After four years with the Greenville Chamber as Vice President of Public Policy, Mark Cothran's last day with the Chamber was last Friday. Mark will be working for his alma mater, Clemson University, where he will be the Associate Director of ...

A Post from Public Policy Intern Megan Sherard: Trip to the State House

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Earlier this month, I went with Elizabeth Edwards and Mark Cothran as they gave the Leadership Greenville class a tour of the State House in Columbia. We had the opportunity to not only explore the State House, but also personally speak with our ...

2014 SC Legislative Session Starts Today

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Today marks the beginning of the 2014 legislative session in Columbia. Both the SC House and SC Senate begin work at noon. The General Assembly normally meets each week Tuesdays-Thursdays until the regular legislative session concludes on June ...

2014 Legislative Preview

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Tuesday, December 31, 2013
The 2014 South Carolina legislative session is shaping up to be an interesting one, with several high-profile issues on the table. It is also an election year for every member of the House and all statewide constitutional officers. The campaign ...

Advocating for Upstate Businesses in 2014

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Tuesday, December 17, 2013
The Greenville Chamber's Legislative Agenda was released at our annual Legislative Breakfast December 12th. The Agenda is driven by results from a membership-wide survey of our 2300+ members, input from our Legislative Issues Committee, and ...

In Business: Pure on Main

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Ever heard of Tony Robbins? Betsy Exton has been fortunate to travel the world with this motivational/self-help guru and his team, and is an integral part of his seminars. She most recently visited the Canary Islands off the coast of Africa back in ...

In Business: TapSnap

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Tuesday, December 10, 2013
For those that were able to make it out to the Greenville Chamber’s annual Holiday Drop In, you might have noticed folks huddled around Brian Pisor of TapSnap. TapSnap is one of our newest members and offers a unique way to entertain guests at ...

In Business: Firebirds Woodfired Grill

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Monday, December 9, 2013
Firebirds Woodfired Grill recently opened at 1025 Woodruff Rd and a ribbon cutting ceremony was held on December 5th. I know for many people, myself included, traveling out to Woodruff Rd can be a daunting task. Trust me when I say that a trip to ...

In Business: Sheldon Porter-State Farm Agency

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Wednesday, December 4, 2013
The Greenville Chamber recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Sheldon Porter-State Farm Agency located at 307 Mills Avenue. Friends and family were on hand for the special celebration. Porter and his staff have been open for business since ...

In Business: YouthBASE

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Tuesday, December 3, 2013
YouthBASE held a ribbon cutting to celebrate their new home located at 813 Hampton Ave. YouthBASE is a local nonprofit that was established in 2006 with a mission to help kids K-5 through 2nd Grade children overcome serious behavioral, academic, ...

In Business: Step by Step Ministries

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Thursday, November 21, 2013
The Greenville Chamber recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Step By Step Ministries Outreach Center on November 18th. For those unfamiliar with this local nonprofit, Step By Step has been operating in Greenville County since January 21st, ...

In Business: Kannika's Thai Kitchen

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Kannika’s Thai Kitchen recently had a grand opening at their new location at 430 Haywood Rd, Unit B. Chefs/Owners Barritt and Kannika Jaemjaroen-Walsh had a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate their new space on November 4th. The new ...
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