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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Announcing Leadership Greenville's 42nd Class!

Posted by: Marion Mann on Friday, July 24, 2015
The Greenville Chamber’s Leadership Greenville program has accepted 60 participants for its 42nd class. Participants were selected based on a thorough application process including essays, professional resume, and community ...

Brought Together By Tragedy

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Thursday, July 2, 2015
The tragic and senseless shooting deaths of nine people in Charleston on June 17th hit very close to home for those us who work in and around the Statehouse.The death of Reverend and state Senator Clementa Pinckney weighs on our hearts. Senator ...

Where exactly are we heading?

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Thursday, June 11, 2015
“If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.” – Lao TsuWe find ourselves nearing the end of another legislative session with very little to show for 20 weeks of time and the $36 million in taxpayer money ...

Be Your Own Lobbyist: How to get your message across effectively

Posted by: Katie Busbee on Tuesday, May 12, 2015
No matter what field you work in, good communication skills are key to successfully selling a product or your business. Public Policy work is no different, and you don’t have to hire a lobbyist to successfully convey your message to your local ...

The Day After: Where Do We Go From Here?

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Thursday, November 6, 2014
November 4th is behind us, and as the night wore on, we witnessed nothing less than another seismic shift in American politics.The biggest reason why I tell business leaders to get involved in politics was on full display Tuesday night. The GOP had ...

Road repairs can’t wait 86 years

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Nov. 4 is a critical day for our community. Tucked away at the bottom of the ballot — way below all of the races that dominate the headlines and the TV commercials is a simple question:Will you support adding a one-cent sales tax, for up to ...
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