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Out with the Old, In with the New: REAL ID

Posted by: Jauntavia Prather on Thursday, February 13, 2020
The REAL I.D. Act will soon bring major changes to the way South Carolina residents travel and access federal installations. For residents seeking entrance to military bases, federal buildings requiring identification, and air travel, they will need ...

Changing the Narrative Around Tokenism

Posted by: Dr. Nika White on Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Admit it, the title made you cringe. It also made you click on this link. The word “token” is almost a taboo word. It’s a word people don’t like to be called. Tokenism is a concept organizations fear being accused of. But ...

My Chamber Story: Clay Davenport, CresCom Bank

Posted by: Clay Davenport on Tuesday, February 11, 2020
When I entered the workforce upon graduating from Lander University in 2011, I knew very little about the Chamber of Commerce or how important connecting with other business leaders could be for your career. I moved to Columbia, SC and was ...

In Business: Stretch Zone

Posted by: Rionne Ridgeway on Monday, February 10, 2020
Now open in Greenville! Stretch Zone is the first and largest franchisor in the stretching industry and the only company that combines its proprietary Stretch Zone Method with the patented Stretch Zone Stabilization System to improve consumers ...

In Business: Stretch Lab

Posted by: Rionne Ridgeway on Friday, February 7, 2020
StretchLab offers a variety of one-on-one personalized stretching services including a 25-minute stretch that concentrates on the client’s current stretching needs, as well as a 50-minute head-to-toe deep stretch that addresses all major ...

7 Ways Leadership Can Support D&I

Posted by: Dr. Nika White on Monday, February 3, 2020
A big reason I do the work I do is for people to see Diversity and Inclusion as a leadership function and not just as a ‘nice-to-have’ on the side. So many people see Diversity and Inclusion as the work of the people who carry the ...

Brexit Deadline

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Friday, January 31, 2020
Today is the Brexit deadline... the day the United Kingdom formally leaves the European Union. We had the opportunity to meet with the then-British Brexit Ambassador to the United States last summer. Mrs. Hall Hall gave us a great primer into Brexit ...

Make your voice heard

Posted by: Jauntavia Prather on Thursday, January 30, 2020
If voting in South Carolina’s Democratic presidential primary is on your to-do list for February 2020, make sure you also have a completed and submitted voter registration by January 30, 2020. Q: Who is eligible? A: Those considered eligible ...

What Does it Really Mean to be an Ally?

Posted by: Dr. Nika White on Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Instagram posts. Facebook stories. LinkedIn updates. We see a lot of #Ally posts these days. But, what do the words “being an ally” really mean? As businesses, politicians, organizations, and people in general move towards becoming ...

Meet the Team: Anna Russell

Posted by: Anna Russell on Monday, January 27, 2020
Hi there! My name is Anna and I am so thrilled to have the opportunity to help the Greenville Chamber advocate for business that will help South Carolina grow and thrive. I am a Maryland native, coming from about 40 miles outside of Washington D.C., ...
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