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Craig Dietz is Keynote Speaker for 75th Annual Celebration


December 11, 2012

Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce Announces Speaker for 75th Annual Celebration The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Craig Dietz as the keynote speaker for their 75th Annual Celebration to be held on January 17, 2013. Dietz is an ESPN-featured athlete but e

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IGNITEGreer Merges with Greenville Chamber?s PULSE


December 6, 2012

IGNITEGreer Merges with Greenville Chamber PULSE  (GREER, SC)- The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that IGNITEGreer, the chamber’s young professional group, is merging with PULSE, the young professional o

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BB&T Partners with Chamber in Keep the Green in Greer Program


December 3, 2012

BB&T Partners with Keep the Green in Greer Program  (Greer, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce a new partner in their gift card program, “Keep the Green in Greater Greer.” BB&T has partnered with the Greater Greer Chamber of Co

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Mitsubishi Polyester honored for closed-loop recycling


November 9, 2012

GREER, S.C. (Nov. 8, 1:45 p.m. ET) -- Mitsubishi Polyester Film Inc. received the 2012 TLMI Environmental Leadership Award from the Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute, a trade association for the label and packaging industry. Greer-based Mitsubishi Polyester Film was picked for its Reprocess Sus

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Important Message from Our President


November 1, 2012

I just concluded a conference call with Governor Haley. Unfortunately, the hacking incident in Columbia affected more than the private citizens of SC. Officials now believe that the sensitive financial information of 120,000 SC businesses has been compromised. The Governor's office has worked wi

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Jodi Fortenberry joins Chamber as New Membership Specialist


September 24, 2012

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Jodi Fortenberry as the new Membership Development Specialist.  Jodi is a Greer resident and has a vested interest in seeing the community grow and prosper. Jodi brings with her 10 years of sales, marketing and advertising experience.

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Thou Shall Make a Profit


August 20, 2012

Greg Boone, Executive Director of Look Up Lodge Camp, To Speak At First Friday Luncheon (Greer, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, Greer Memorial Hospital and SSI-Sports Spine & Industrial welcome Greg Boone, Execu

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Jennifer Lowe Cobb joins Chamber as New Marketing and Special Projects Coordinator


August 14, 2012

(Greer, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce welcomes Jennifer Lowe Cobb as the new Marketing and Special Projects Coordinator.  A graduate of North Carolina State University, Jennifer brings over 10 years experience in graphic design, marketing, and special events plannin

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Community Celebration Planned to Honor the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce Being Named Outstanding Chamber of the Year


August 10, 2012

(Greer, SC) Greer Memorial Hospital, Greer Commission of Public Works, Citizens Building and Loan, Prudential C. Dan Joyner – Donna O. Smith, City of Greer and Langford Electric are hosting a beach-themed celebration to honor the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce being named “Outstanding

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Greater Greer Chamber Named as Outstanding Chamber of the Year


July 24, 2012

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the organization won two awards last Thursday at the Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (CACCE) Annual Management Conference in Pawley’s Island. The Chamber won the award for “Outstanding Chamber of th

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Gift Card Program a Huge Success!


July 12, 2012

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the organization has filled $67,274 in gift card orders through the “Keep the Green in Greater Greer” shop local program. This impressive gift card program is the only program of its kind in South Carolina and leverages te

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Mark Owens of Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce Completes Another Year at Institute for Organization Management


July 5, 2012

A Leadership Training Program Produced by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to announce that Mark Owens, Vice President, of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce has recently completed

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Dana Martin, IOM of Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce Graduates


July 5, 2012

A Leadership Training Program Produced by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to announce that Dana Martin, IOM, Membership Director, of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, has gradua

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Greater Greer Chamber Named as Finalist for Outstanding Chamber of the Year!


June 28, 2012

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the organization has been named a finalist for the Outstanding Chamber of the Year and a finalist for the Communication Award for the Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (CACCE). The winner of the awards will be an

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Greater Greer Chamber Honors Small Businesses


June 26, 2012

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce hosted the Small Business of the Year Celebration presented by Charter Business on Thursday, June 21. Wild Ace Pizza and Pub was recognized as the 2012 Small Business of the Year and Mayor Rick Danner presented the “Mayor’s Award” to Citizens B

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Job Opening at Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce


June 12, 2012

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is currently seeking a part-time Marketing and Special Projects Coordinator. The position responsibilities include implementation of the marketing for Chamber events, programs and initiatives, successful completion of community events/festivals and special proje

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2nd Annual Small Business Celebration to Feature a Diamond Giveaway!


June 5, 2012

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the popular Small Business of the Year Celebration presented by Charter Business will be held on June 21, 2012. The event will also include a presentation of the Mayor’s award, by Mayor Rick Danner. All attendees all eligible a

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Greer Chamber to Host Minority Business Summit


May 31, 2012

Greer Chamber to Host Minority Business Summit

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Owens Promoted to Vice President of Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce


May 29, 2012

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Mark Owens has been promoted to the position of Vice President. Owens has been with the Chamber for four years as the Director of Programs and Events and the Director of Business Development. This promotion was effective immediately.

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Greater Greer Chamber Hires Furman University Intern


May 17, 2012

Nathan Wade II, an economics major at Furman University, has been chosen to serve as an intern at the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce through a partnership between the university and the chamber. Wade began his work on May 14, 2012 and will assist the staff in various ways including administrative

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New Crafts Announced for Creation Station at the Village Hospital Greer Family Fest!


April 26, 2012

Back by popular demand for children of all ages is “Anne Helton’s Creation Station presented by Mitsubishi” at the Village Hospital Greer Family Fest. The Creation Station features over 30 FREE arts and crafts booths ranging from splatter paint to construction wood pile. This excit

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Village Hospital Greer Family Fest Announces Festival MENU


April 23, 2012

The Village Hospital Greer Family Fest is pleased to announce the restaurants and menus for the 28th Annual Festival on May 4th and 5th. There will be seven restaurants in the Greenville-Spartanburg Airport Food Court located in City Park. Nine other festival style vendors will be located throughout

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Village Hospital Greer Family Fest to Honor Veterans with Special ?Walk of Honor?


April 2, 2012

The 28th Annual Village Hospital Greer Family Fest presented by the City of Greer and the Greer Citizen is pleased to announce special plans to honor veterans during the festival. At 7:30pm on Saturday, May 5 in Greer City Park, all veterans are asked to participate in a “Walk of Honor”

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Village Hospital Greer Family Fest Seeks Arts and Crafts Vendors, Restaurants


March 8, 2012

The 28th Annual Village Hospital Greer Family Fest presented by the City of Greer is seeking arts, crafts, business, and restaurant vendors for the May 4-5 festival. The festival has enough space for over 135 vendors. Organizers are expecting spots to fill fast with the announcement of Aaron Tippin

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Village Hospital Greer Family Fest to feature 17TH Annual Bass Tournament at Lake Robinson


March 8, 2012

The 17th Annual Greer Family Fest Bass Tournament presented by Greer Commission of Public Works will take place on Saturday, April 21 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

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Greater Greer Chamber Honors Safety Personnel at Special Dinner


March 6, 2012

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce a special dinner honoring all City of Greer police, fire and first responder professionals. The MD360 City of Greer Public Safety Appreciation Dinner will be Thursday, March 22, 2012 at the City of Greer event hall at 7:00pm. The Greater G

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City of Greer Presents Greater Greer Chamber with Proclamation


February 22, 2012

A Proclamation was presented to the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce by the City of Greer recognizing February 2012 as "Cities Mean Business Month." The proclamation was given by Mayor Rick Danner to Allen Smith, President/CEO of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce and John Mansure, Administrator

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Big Networking Event: Prime Time


February 14, 2012

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that a brand new networking event, Prime Time, is coming up Thursday, February 16, 2012. The event will be held from 4 – 6 pm at the Davenport (230 Trade Street) in downtown Greer. Prime Time is an opportunity to network with the Gr

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Minority Business Open House Set for February 23


February 14, 2012

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce a Minority Business Open House that is scheduled for Thursday, February 23. This initiative is presented by Greer Memorial Hospital. This free Open House will be at the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce (111 Trade Street) from 4:00 to 6:00

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Leadership Greer Class XXXII Announces Class Project


February 14, 2012

Each year the Leadership Class chooses a project that will benefit the Greer Community or an entity within the community. Leadership Greer Class XXII is made up of 18 business professionals in our community ranging from school principals, city officials, and bankers to employees at Mitsubishi, a pol

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8th Annual Oyster Roast is BACK!


February 14, 2012

The 8th Annual Oyster Roast & Shrimp Boil presented by Cypress Internal Medicine of Greer and University Medical Group promises to be better than ever! With new location and new features, tickets are going fast. The event will be held Friday, February 24 from 6:00-9:00pm at 842 S. Buncombe Road

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Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce Pleased to Announce Award Winners from 74th Annual Celebration


January 27, 2012

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 74th year of service along with 525 attendees at its Annual Meeting and Celebration held on January 26th at the Embassy Suites Hotel. The event was presented by Greer Memorial Hospital. The event featured keynote speaker, Governor Nikki Haley, and

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Greater Greer Education Foundation Awards $10,000 in Grant Money


January 23, 2012

The Greater Greer Education Foundation announced Friday that it has awarded $10,000 in grant money to 11 school and community projects in Greenville and Spartanburg counties.  The grants, made possible by funds from the September 2011 Education Gala and local sponsorships, ranged from $500 to

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74th Annual Celebration to Feature Inaugural J. Verne Smith Award


January 17, 2012

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the inaugural J. Verne Smith Award will be presented at the upcoming 74th Annual Celebration.  The award is presented by Keith and Donna Smith in gratitude of the legacy of service that the late Senator displayed while serving as

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Aaron Tippin to Perform at 28th Annual Village Hospital Greer Family Fest


January 13, 2012

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce has just announced at a special Press Conference today that Aaron Tippin will be the headline performer for the Village Hospital Greer Family Festival. The 28th Annual festival will be throughout downtown Greer and the new Greer City Park on Friday, May 4 and S

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