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IGNITEGreer Raises Money for Greer Relief


December 12, 2008

(GREER, SC) IGNITEGreer held a Charity Social at Justin’s restaurant on Trade St. on December 9th in order to raise money to help Greer Relief.  The event was a great success with the group of young professionals raising $172 to benefit Greer Relief. Special thanks to Justin’s on Tr

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Greer Chamber Foundation Awards Community Grants


December 9, 2008

(Greer, SC) The Greer Chamber Foundation awarded $12,000 in community grants at its December Board of Directors meeting.   Grants were awarded to Junior Leadership Greer; Greer Middle School International Baccalaureate School; Centerquest; Helping Hands Ministry; Lifelong Learning of Green

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Greer Chamber Releases 2009 Program of Work


December 8, 2008

(GREER, SC) In November, the Greer Chamber Board of Directors approved the 2009 Program of Work.  Incoming Board Chairman, Vic Grout states, “Like all businesses, the Greer Chamber must have a business plan in order to be successful.  The plan provides the blue print that the Chamber

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Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce Produces New Street Map


December 1, 2008

(GREER, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce has produced a new street map of the Greater Greer area. The map project is completed every other year for the Greer Chamber and contains up-to-date information about the Greater Greer community. The map includes an advertiser’s directory, a do

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SSS to host a Special Event on December 9th. "Are you ready to Biznet?"


November 25, 2008

By popular demand, BizNet, Networking at the speed of light returns this month!  This popular event was held last December with over 60 participants who were able to discuss their businesses with e

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IGNITE Greer to Host Holiday Charity Social


November 25, 2008

IGNITE Greer Holiday Charity Social  The Greer Chamber's young professional group, IGNITE Greer, is proud to be hosting a holiday social at Justin's Steakhouse on Trade St.  December 10th from 5pm- 7pm.  This event is $5 at the door and will h

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Greer Chamber Releases Its 2009 Legislative Agenda


October 27, 2008

Greer, SC:  The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce this week at its monthly Board meeting finalized its 2009 Legislative Agenda.  The agenda, which will be delivered to the SC General Assembly in the coming weeks by lobbyists John DeWorken and Sunnie Harmon, entails all of the major issues

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C. Dan Joyner to Speak at Greer Chamber's Sales Strategies for Success Event


October 15, 2008

(GREER, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce a special upcoming seminar for our Sales Strategies for Success (SSS) program, “Obstacles are Opportunities.”   Keynote speaker C. Dan Joyner will share his philosophies, experiences, and the obstacles he

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Greer Chamber's 2009 Economic Forecast Luncheon


October 15, 2008

(GREER, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce a special upcoming Economic Forecast Luncheon. Keynote Speaker, Bruce Yandle, Ph. D. will discuss the state of the economy and what is to come. Dr. Bruce Yandle is Professor of Economics Emeritus at Clemson University where he

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Greer Chamber's FISH FRY and Meet the Candidates Event to feature local musician, Tim White


October 15, 2008

DATE: Thursday, October 30, 2008    TIME: 6:00-9:00pm Location: Greer City HallPrice: $15 for members, $25 for non-members(Greer, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the inaugural FISH FRY and Meet the Candidates presented by Bank of Travelers Rest. It promi

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Network at Noon, Sponsored by Ideal Business Solutions, will Feature Fabulous Low-Country Cuisine


September 10, 2008

(GREER, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce Network at Noon event will be Tuesday, September 23 at Ideal Business Solutions from 12:00Noon-2:00pm.Ideal Business Solutions is located off of Pelham Road at 31 Boland Court, Greenville, 29615. Chamber members and their guests are welcome to attend

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Greer Chamber Recognizes Recipient of the 2008 "Outstanding Leadership Award"


August 26, 2008

 (GREER, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce and the Leadership Development Council have announced the selection of Rick Danner as the recipient of first Annual Outstanding Leadership Award.  This award was designed to recognize a graduate of the Leadership Greer Program that has dem

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Greer Chamber to Feature Guest Speaker Dr. Courtney Tollison at September First Friday Luncheon


August 26, 2008

(GREER, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce announces that Dr. Courtney Tollison, Museum Historian at the Upcountry History Museum and Assistant Professor of History at Furman University, will be the guest speaker at the September First Friday Luncheon. Tollison will be speaking on, “The

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Greer Chamber Program, Pelham Area Connections, Hosting Special Breakfast & Networking Event


August 22, 2008

 (GREER, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce a special upcoming breakfast and networking event from the program, Pelham Area Connections. The featured speaker, Jim Burns, from Greenville County Council District 21, will be giving an overview of the Pelham Road area

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Greer Chamber Program, SSS, Hosts Special Seminar: "What Tools are in your Marketing Tool Kit?"


August 13, 2008

(GREER, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce a special upcoming seminar from the Sales Strategies for Success (SSS) program, “What Tools are in your Marketing Tool Kit?” This event marks the 1-year anniversary for the SSS program. Keynote Speaker, Robyn Zimmer

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Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce Approves Its Political Action Committee


August 1, 2008

(GREER, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce has announced the approval of the Chamber’s first political action committee (PAC).   The PAC is designed to support state and local level of government officials who support the Chamber’s Legislative Agenda. “This Politic

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Greer Chamber to Feature Guest Speaker Chris Stone at August First Friday Luncheon


July 24, 2008

(GREER, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce announces that Chris Stone, President of the Greater Greenville Convention & Visitors Bureau will be the guest speaker at the August First Friday Luncheon. Stone will be speaking about the Go Experience, Blue Wall Centre and the International Ups

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Greer Chamber Partners with CGH Publishing, LLC on Annual Directory and Newcomer's Guide


July 21, 2008

(GREER, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that CGH Publishing, LLC or GreerNow magazine will be producing the Chamber’s Annual Directory and Newcomer’s Guide. The Chamber’s Annual Directory and Newcomer’s Guide is produced with the goal of provi

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Greer Chamber to Recognize Outstanding Leader


July 16, 2008

Leadership Greer Alumni Association to host special recognition luncheon(GREER, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce will award the 1st annual “Outstanding Leadership Award” at a special luncheon on Tuesday, August 12, 2008 at Thornblade Club in Greer. Registration will begin at 11:

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Greer Memorial Hospital Partners with the Greer Chamber on Annual Golf Tournament


July 10, 2008

(GREER, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that Greer Memorial Hospital will be the Title Sponsor for the Annual Chamber Golf Tournament. The Greer Memorial Hospital Annual Chamber Golf Tournament will take place at the Thornblade Club on Monday, November 17, 2008. This t

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Greer Chamber Foundation Accepting Applications for 2008 Community Grants


June 10, 2008

(GREER, SC) The Greer Chamber Foundation is accepting applications for community grants that contribute to the welfare of the Greater Greer community and its citizens, particularly those programs which relate to education, community development, and economic development.  The Greer Chamber Foun

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Greer Chamber's SSS BizNet Returns!


June 2, 2008

(GREER, SC) By popular demand, BizNet, Networking at the speed of light returns this month!  This popular event was held last December with over 60 participants who were able to discuss their businesses with each other in a fun productive environment!  Participants will have the opportunit

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The Drovers Old Time Medicine Show Performing at Chamber's Bluegrass & BBQ Event June 5th


May 30, 2008

(GREER, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is having a Membership Celebration, “Bluegrass & BBQ” presented by CommunitySouth Bank & Trust. Lots of tickets have already been sold for this event! Get your ticket TODAY! The event is taking place on Thursday, June 5 from 5:30-

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Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Langley & Associates Architects, LLC as the 2008 Small Business of the Year


May 27, 2008

(GREER, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce recognized Langley & Associates Architects, LLC as the 2008 Small Business of the Year.  The award was presented at the Small Business Awards Luncheon presented by Village at Pelham Occupational Health and Rehabilitation Services on May 21,

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Leadership Greer Class XXVII Graduates


May 16, 2008

(GREER, SC) On Tuesday, May 6, the Greer Chamber of Commerce brought to culmination 28 years of successful leadership in the Greer community by graduating 31 members from its Leadership Greer program.This year’s class was one of the largest groups in Leadership Greer history. The class was fro

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Junior Leadership Greer Class XIX Graduates


May 16, 2008

(GREER, SC) The Junior Leadership Greer Graduation Celebration was held on May 8, 2008 at the J. Harley Bonds Career Center which included dinner prepared by the Culinary Arts Department.  Dr. Nancy T. Welch, Vice President for Student Services, Greenville Technical College, was the Guest Speak

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Greer Chamber Program, IGNITEGreer, Hosts Special Networking Class


May 16, 2008

(GREER, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce a special upcoming class from the IGNITEGreer program, “Networking with Impact.” Kim Niskey, President of ConnectsU, will share practical tips on how to maximize your networking efforts when you network with prospec

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Greer Chamber Program, SSS, Hosts Special Sales Seminar


April 8, 2008

(GREER, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce a special upcoming seminar from our Sales Strategies for Success (SSS) program, “Best Practices and Ideas for Selling Effectively.” Keynote Speaker, Joe Erwin, will discuss best business practices for selling effect

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Chamber Promotes Cornelius


March 18, 2008

(GREER, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce has promoted Patty Cornelius to Director of Administration.  John Kimbrell, President of the Greer Chamber states, “Patty has been and continues to be a very valuable member of our team.  She goes above and beyond to ensure our member

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Chamber Announces Bottom Line Benefits


March 11, 2008

Special member savings and/or benefits on health insurance, office supplies, and telecommunications. (GREER, SC) You spoke, and we listened! A major focus area this year for the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce has been to provide more tangible value for membership investment.  The Greer Chamb

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Greer Chamber Opposes Proposed Local Spending Caps


March 10, 2008

(GREER, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce today announced that it is opposing the proposed local spending caps as introduced by SC House of Representatives in 2007 and carried over to 2008.  The bill would restrict local governments from increasing spending from one year to the next bas

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Greer Chamber Launches Young Professionals Network- IGNITEGreer


March 5, 2008

(GREER, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce has launched a new young professional network for the business community in Greer. IGNITEGreer is designed to Inspire, Grow, Network, Invest, Teach, and Empower age 40 and under professionals who work or live in the Greer community. Bryan Jeter of Li

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THE GREATER GREER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCES THE 13TH ANNUAL GREER FAMILY FEST BASS TOURNAMENT AT LAKE ROBINSON


February 29, 2008

Greer, SC- The 13th Annual Greer Family Fest Bass Tournament will take place on Saturday, April 5 at Lake Robinson.  Over 100 fishermen are expected to participate in this event.  Gates will open at 5AM, blast off will be at 6:30AM and the weigh-in will be

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WHO WILL WIN BEST CHILI?


February 25, 2008

Greer, SC- Twenty-one restaurants will showcase their culinary skills in historic Greer Station (downtown Greer) by competing in the Greer Chili Cook-off presented by Greer State Bank and Honest – 1 Auto Care from 6:00 p.m.—9:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 13, 2008.  Celebrity judges wi

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GREER CHILI COOK-OFF ANNOUNCES MAIN STAGE ENTERTAINMENT


February 18, 2008

Greer, SC (2-18-08) - The Greer Chili Cook-off presented by Greer State Bank and Honest – 1 Auto Care is pleased to announce that Milhouse will be providing the evening’s musical entertainment. Milhouse's music is made of intelligent lyrics, dense a

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Leighton Cubbage to Speak at Greer Chamber SSS Event


February 7, 2008

(GREER, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce announces the February meeting of its“SSS-Sales Strategies for Success”.   Leighton Cubbage, a thriving, local entrepreneur, will discuss “Needs Satisfaction Sales for Entrepreneur

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4TH Annual Oyster Roast & Shrimp Boil


February 7, 2008

Greer, SC- The 4th Annual Oyster Roast & Shrimp Boil presented by Greer State Bank will be on Friday, February 22. 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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GREER CHAMBERS PARTNERS WITH MAIN STREET EVENTS


February 6, 2008

GREER CHAMBERS PARTNERS WITH MAIN STREET EVENTS Annual Family Fest and Oktoberfest events management contract executedGREENVILLE, SC:  Main Stree

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Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce Creates Pelham Road Area Membership Council


January 30, 2008

Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce Creates Pelham Road Area Membership Council   (GREER, SC)  The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the creation of the Pelham Road Area Membership Council.  The purpose of the co

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Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce


January 18, 2008

(Greer, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 70th Anniversary at its Annual Meeting and Celebration held on January 17th at the Embassy Suites Hotel.    Key note speaker was Senator Lindsey Graham.  The out-going Chairman of the Boa

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GREER EVENT CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS!


January 15, 2008

(Greer, SC) - The Greer State Bank Chili Cook-Off presented by Greer State Bank is looking for 75+ volunteers from the community to help with the event which will take place from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM on Thursday, March 13, 2008. In addition to knowing you've helped make the event happen, indi

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Greer Chili Cook-off Presented by Greer State Bank Seeks Restaurant Participation


January 8, 2008

Greer, SC - The 3rd Annual Greer Chili Cook-off presented by Greer State Bank is scheduled for Thursday, March 13, 2008 from 6:00-9:00pm in historic downtown Greer. The event is seeking restaurants who would like to showcase their culinary talents competing for the community’s vote for “

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