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Greer Chamber Foundation Awards Community Grants for Education


December 14, 2007

(Greer, SC) The Greer Chamber Foundation awarded $12,628.50 in community grants at its December Board of Directors meeting.   Grants were awarded to Junior Leadership Greer; Greer Middle School International Baccalaureate School; Resource Teachers at Mountain View Elementary School; and Ce

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Greer Chamber Announces 2008 Legislative Agenda


December 14, 2007

(GREER, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors today approved the Greer Chamber’s initial 2008 Legislative Agenda in preparation for the 2008 Legislative Session.The following issues are included in the 2008 Legislative Agenda:

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Greer Chamber Foundation Awards Community Grants for Education


December 14, 2007

(Greer, SC) The Greer Chamber Foundation awarded $12,628.50 in community grants at its December Board of Directors meeting.   Grants were awarded to Junior Leadership Greer; Greer Middle School International Baccalaureate School; Resource Teachers at Mountain View Elementary School; and Ce

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U.S. Chamber Awards Greater Greer Chamber with 5-Star Accreditation


December 11, 2007

(Greer, SC) The United States Chamber of Commerce has awarded the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce with 5-Star Accreditation for its sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on the community. “Accreditation recognizes chamber

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U.S. Chamber Awards Greater Greer Chamber with 5-Star Accreditation


December 11, 2007

(Greer, SC) The United States Chamber of Commerce has awarded the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce with 5-Star Accreditation for its sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on the community.“Accreditation recognizes chambers

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Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce Adopts 2008 Program of Work


December 10, 2007

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, which represents more than 580 area businesses, has adopted its 2008 Program of Work.  “The Greer Chamber will continue to build on its successes in 2008 as well as implement some new programs and initiatives to be

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Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce Adopts 2008 Program of Work


December 10, 2007

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, which represents more than 580 area businesses, has adopted its 2008 Program of Work.  “The Greer Chamber will continue to build on its successes in 2008 as well as implement some new programs and initiatives to be

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5th Annual Christmas at Greer Station


November 12, 2007

Allen Bennett Memorial Hospital presents the 5th Annual Christmas at Greer Station event scheduled for Friday, November 30.  The evening will begin with the Holiday Open House at Greer Station.  From 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. participating downtown businesses will open their doors to entertai

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Supper with Santa Tickets Now on Sale!


November 7, 2007

Greer, SC- Allen Bennett Memorial Hospital is pleased to present “Supper with Santa” on Friday, November 30 at the First Presbyterian Church located at 100 School Street in downtown Greer. Tickets are now on sale for the event and are $15 per person, $5 per person 2 and under. The event

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Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce to Host Candidate Meet & Greet and Forum for City of Greer Mayor Candidates


October 9, 2007

(GREER, SC)  The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce will be hosting two events for the upcoming City of Greer municipal election. The Leadership Greer Alumni Association in conjunction with the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a Candidate Meet & Greet event on Thursday, Novembe

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The Greer Station Oktoberfest Plans to be Bigger and Better


September 13, 2007

(GREER, SC) Guten Tag! Citizens Building & Loan and GreerNow Magazine are pleased to present the Greer Station Oktoberfest that will be on Saturday, October 6, 2007. This exciting event will take place in Greer’s historic downtown on Trade

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Greer Chamber Hires New Sales & Events Coordinator


September 12, 2007

(GREER, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce has hired Ellen S. Madden as the organization’s new Sales and Community Events Coordinator. This position will coordinate the Greer Family Festival as well as other community events, including the Chili Cook-off and Oktoberfest events. Madden w

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Chamber Announces Upcoming Womens G.R.O.W. Event


August 8, 2007

(GREER, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce announces the second G.R.O.W. (Greer Recognizing Outstanding Women) Event. The educational luncheon will take place on Wednesday, August 15, 11:30 – 1:00 pm at Justin’s Steakhouse, 109 Trade Street in Greer. The event will feature interna

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Greer Station Oktoberfest Announces Presenting Sponsors: Citizens Building & Loan, GreerNow Magazine


August 3, 2007

(GREER, SC) The Greer Station Oktoberfest, scheduled for Saturday, October 6 in historical downtown Greer has announced the two presenting sponsors for the festival. Citizens Building & Loan and GreerNow Magazine have agreed to present the festival for the second year in a row. “We are ple

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Greer Chamber Program, SSS, hosts Kickoff Event: "Getting Past the Gatekeepers"


July 31, 2007

(GREER, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce our newest initiative, Sales Strategies for Success (SSS).  SSS will provide an arena for business development professionals to learn how to increase sales within an interactive environment to share best practices, and lea

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Greer Chamber Celebrates 70 Years of Service


July 30, 2007

(GREER, SC) On August 3, 1937, Secretary of State for the state of South Carolina, W.P. Blackwell signed the Certificate of Incorporation for the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce. Since that time, the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce has been serving the business interests of the Greater Greer are

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Get Involved with Leadership Greer


July 18, 2007

(GREER, SC) Be a part of the solution! Help forge the future of Greer! Be a part of a select group that works together for the betterment of our community. Be a part of twenty-seven years of tradition and service. Be a part of the Leadership Greer Class XXVIII now forming for 2007-2008.Read More >>


Bluegrass & BBQ event Tickets on Sale


July 18, 2007

(GREER, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is having a Membership Celebration! “Bluegrass & BBQ” presented by Allen Bennett Memorial Hospital will be held on Thursday, August 9 from 5:30-8:30pm at Stillwaters of Lake Robinson located on Groce Meadow Road. The event will featur

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Greer Chamber Hires New Intern


July 3, 2007

(Greer, SC)- The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce has hired Miya Walker as the organization’s new summer intern.  The summer intern will assist office staff in various ways including administrative support, membership retention, office organization and marketing. 

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Junior Leadership Greer Class XVIII Graduates


May 15, 2007

(Greer, SC) The Junior Leadership Greer Graduation celebration was held at the J. Harley Bonds Career Center which included dinner prepared by the Culinary Arts Department. Guest Speaker, Dr. Nancy T. Welch, Vice President of Student Affairs, Greenville Technical College, spoke on “Life after

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Satterfield Woodworking Inc., Recognized as 2007 Small Business of the Year


May 11, 2007

(Greer, SC)  The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce recognized Satterfield Woodworking, Inc as the 2007 Small Business of the Year. The award was presented at the Small Business Awards Luncheon presented by Village at Pelham Occupational Health on May 9, 2007. Satterfield Woodworking, Inc. was e

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Greer Chamber Launches CEO Roundtable Program


May 1, 2007

(Greer, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the launch of a new Chamber program that is designed to help top executives and small business owners overcome challenging business issues that occur daily.  With a more competitive busine

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Greer Chambers April Business After 5/New Member Reception


April 19, 2007

(GREER, SC) The Greer Chamber of Commerce invites all of its members to the April BUSINESS AFTER 5 and New Member Reception sponsored by Windows Restaurant & Lounge. Members of the Greer Chamber will gather for an evening of great food and drink. The Chamber is encouraging all new members to att

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Leadership Greer Class XXVII Unveils Second Class Project


April 4, 2007

(Greer, SC)  Leadership Greer Class XXVII and the Leadership Greer Alumni Association have partnered together to offer commemorative bricks as part of their fundraising efforts.  The bricks will form a unique path to the new Amphitheatre at the City of Greer Municipal Complex in downtown G

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Owners of SSI Named 2007 South Carolina Small Business Persons of the Year


April 3, 2007

(Greer, Columbia, SC)– Amanda Somers, Darlene Pope and Lance Owens of Sports Spine & Industrial (SSI), a Greer-based physical therapy and wellness company, are the 2007 SBA South Carolina Small Business Persons of the Year.

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Greer Chamber Announces Concern Over Coastal Windpool


April 2, 2007

(GREER, SC)  The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors approved a legislative position to enter the dialogue with elected officials regarding the state’s wind pool and rising property insurance rates along the state’s coast in order to communicate its concerns over ex

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Restaurants Adding Final


March 8, 2007

Greer, SC- Restaurants are getting ready for the upcoming Chili Cook-off presented by Greer State Bank. The event will be held Thursday, March 15 from 6 until 9pm in downtown Greer. Organizers are expecting crowds to exceed 2,500 due to all of the restaurants popularity and the evening’s enter

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Greer Chamber Launches Member Savings Program


March 5, 2007

Greer, SC- The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce has launched a new member benefit that is designed to encourage Greer Chamber members to do business with other Greer Chamber members. The Member-Member $avings Program offers Chamber members the opportunity to offer discounts to other Chamber me

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Greer Chili Cook-off Announces Plans to Have More Chili


February 22, 2007

Greer, SC- The Greer Chili Cook-off presented by Greer State Bank will be improving the format this year to cater to more people. “At the inaugural event in 2006, over 2,000 people attended and we were only expecting around 800-1,000. This year, we h

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Greer Chili Cook-off Announces Main Stage Entertainment


February 12, 2007

Greer, SC- The Greer Chili Cook-off presented by Greer State Bank is pleased to announce that RetroVertigo will be providing the evening’s musical entertainment. Across the Upstate and beyond, RetroVertigo have crowds that are jumping to their feet, dancing, and having fun when the band hits t

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3rd Annual Oyster Roast and Shrimp Boil


February 5, 2007

Greer, SC- The 3rd Annual Oyster Roast & Shrimp Boil presented by Greer State Bank will be on Friday, February 23. The event promises to provide great networking opportunities as crowds are expected to be over 300! The event is held outside at Langford Electric located at 316 Trade Street from 6

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Chamber Hires New Membership Director


January 18, 2007

Greer, SC- The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce has hired Dana T. Martin as the organization’s new Membership Director.  The Membership Director will lead all new member recruiting efforts as well as engage current members in the programs and services of the Greer Chamber.  &ld

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