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Senators Graham and Scott to Speak at 76th Annual Celebration


December 10, 2013

(GREER, SC) U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott will deliver the keynote address at the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce’s 76th Annual Celebration on January 23, 2014 at the Embassy Suites Greenville Golf Resort and Conference Center.  

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City of Greer Sets a New Record for Gross Retail Sales


October 17, 2013

In Fiscal Year 2013, the City of Greer recorded a record $740,381,970 in Gross Retail Sales including $536,690,985 in sales in the portion of the City of Greer located in Greenville County and $205,399,958 in the portion of the City of Greer located in Spartanburg County. This represents more than a

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Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce?s Allen Smith Earns Certified Chamber Executive Certification


August 5, 2013

The American Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) has designated Allen Smith, President, of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, Certified Chamber Executive (CCE). The CCE is the only national certification for chamber professionals. The announcement was made July 24 at ACCE&r

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U.S. Representative Trey Gowdy to speak at Business Boot Camp


August 5, 2013

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that U.S. Representative Trey Gowdy will speak at the 1st Annual Business Boot Camp on Thursday, August 29. Held at Greer City Hall (301 E. Poinsett Street), the Business Boot Camp is a one-day course featur

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Greer State Bank is Title Sponsor for 2013 Greer Station Oktoberfest


July 30, 2013

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend the 2013 Greer State Bank Greer Station Oktoberfest—one of the most popular festivals in downtown Greer. Scheduled for Saturday, October 5, 2013 the festival features German oompah bands, a variety of German foods, an

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SC DOT lists 7 projects for new road money


July 24, 2013

State transportation officials hope extra money set aside for South Carolina roads can be used to help get a jump start on several interstate widening projects. Department of Transportation Commissioners approved a list of seven projects last week that they want to be completed first – includ

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Junior Leadership Greer Class XXV Announced


July 10, 2013

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the selected students for Junior Leadership Greer Class XXV. The Junior Leadership Greer program, sponsored by the Greater Greer Chamber, began in 1989 as a class project of Leadership Greer Class X. The program is designed to identify pot

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Night on the Rooftop Event on the New York Life Building


July 5, 2013

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce a Night on the Rooftop Event on the New York Life Building (935 S. Main Street in Greenville) hosted by Mark and Amanda Hopper on Thursday, August 1st at 6:30 pm. Come out and watch the Greenville Drive Baseball Game from the Rooftop

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Greater Greer Chamber Honors Small Business


July 1, 2013

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce hosted the Small Business of the Year Celebration presented by Charter Business on Thursday, June 20 at the Cannon Centre. Owens Insurance was recognized as the 2013 Small Business of the Year and Mayor Rick Danner presented the “Mayor’s Award”

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Mark Owens Graduates from Institute for Organization Management


July 1, 2013

Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is pleased to announce that Mark Owens, IOM, Vice President of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce has graduated from the program and has received the recognition of IOM. Awarded

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Patty Cornelius and Debbie Bateman Complete First Year of Institute for Organization Management


July 1, 2013

Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is pleased to announce that Patty Cornelius, Director of Administration, and Debbie Bateman, Accountant, of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce have recently completed their firs

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3rd Annual Small Business of the Year Celebration


June 19, 2013

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the 3rd Annual Small Business of the Year Celebration presented by Charter Business will be held on Thursday, June 20, 2013 beginning at 6pm. US Senator Tim Scott has confirmed that he will attend the celebration and say a few words a

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Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce Opposes Tax Increase on Business


June 18, 2013

Yesterday, the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors unanimously voted to take a position against pending tax increases on commercial property in the city limits of Greer. The Greenville County Council is set to raise commercial and residential property taxes up to 4 mils tonight.&nb

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Ribbon Cutting at Greer Medical Campus


June 17, 2013

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that a ribbon cutting has been scheduled for Greenville Health System’s Greer Medical Campus, located at 830 S. Buncombe Road in Greer. The event will be on Monday, June 2

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Minority Business Open House- Tuesday, July 16


June 14, 2013

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce a Minority Business Open House will be held on Tuesday, July 16. Presented by Greer Memorial Hospital, this free Open House will be at the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce (111 Trade Street) from 5:30pm to 7:30pm and will have complimenta

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What Direction Should Your Business Take in Regards to Social Media?


May 31, 2013

The Upstate Workforce Investment Board will host a Greater Greer Community Input Forum on Thursday, June 20 from 11:45am-1:00pm. Held at the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, this event is FREE to attend and lunch will be provided. Our guest speake

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Greater Greer Chamber named in Top 100 Chambers in US!


May 29, 2013

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce was named in the Top 100 Most Social Media Friendly Chambers in the US by OnlineMBAPage.com.  Over 7,000 Chambers of Commerce are operating in the United States.   “The various social media outlets have given us a platform to tell our membe

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Ribbon Cutting Announced at Twist Salon


May 28, 2013

(GREER, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that a Ribbon Cutting has been scheduled for Twist Salon—located at 215 West Wade Hampton Blvd in Greer. The Ribbon Cutting will be on Wednesday, June 5 at 9:00am. You ca

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Mayor Rick Danner to Speak at June First Friday Luncheon


May 17, 2013

Mayor Rick Danner will speak on Horseshoes, Rabbits Feet and Four Leaf Clovers; Being Luck is Hard Work at the June 7 First Friday Luncheon, to be held at Greer City Hall. Held by the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Greer Memorial Hospital, the First Friday Lunche

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Marshall Tucker Band to Headline the 2014 Village Hospital Greer Family Fest


May 10, 2013

Following inclement weather conditions and heavy forecasted rains, the FREE outdoor May 4 Village Hospital Greer Family Fest concert featuring The Marshall Tucker Band was rescheduled for the 2014 Village Hospital Greer Family Fest to be held on May 3, 2014.  “The Marshall Tucker Band ha

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April 18, 2013

Ribbon Cutting at The Grove at Pennington Announced! The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that a Ribbon Cutting has been scheduled for The Grove at Pennington, located at 4031 Pennington Road Greer. The Ribbon Cutting will be on Thursday, May 2nd at 5 pm. &n

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Dr. Nancy T. Welch Announced as Keynote Speaker at Administrative Professionals Luncheon


April 9, 2013

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Dr. Nancy T. Welch will be the keynote speaker for a special luncheon honoring all administrative professionals on April 24th presented by BMW Manufacturing. On the official Administrative Professionals Day, the luncheon will be from 11:30

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


April 9, 2013

The 29th 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 7:00pm on Saturday, May 4 in Greer City Park, all veterans are asked to participate in a “Walk of Honor”

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Village Hospital Family Fest Entertainment Lineup Features Great Local Talent


April 9, 2013

Are you looking for a way to listen to great concerts for free?  Join us at the 29th Annual Village Greer Family Fest presented by the City of Greer and the Greer Citizen as we feature two stages of great local and regional acts all for free! Artists such as Benton Blount, Alex Hunnic

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Greater Greer Chamber Honors Administrative Professionals at Special Luncheon


March 29, 2013

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce a special luncheon honoring all administrative professionals on April 24th marking the official Administrative Professionals Day. The luncheon will be from 11:30- 1:00 at Greer City Hall and is sponsored by BMW Manufacturing Co. The G

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Greater Greer Chamber Honors Administrative Professionals at Special Luncheon


March 25, 2013

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce a special luncheon honoring all administrative professionals on April 24th marking the official Administrative Professionals Day. The luncheon will be from 11:30- 1:00. Please check www.greerchamber.com for details

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Public Safety Appreciation Dinner Video, Courtesy of Greer-TaylorsPatch.com


March 22, 2013

Greer-Taylors Patch has a great video covering the Public Safety Appreciation Dinner, held Thursday, March 21 at the Cannon Centre. Click here to watch. Credit: Andrew Moore with Greer-TaylorsPatch.com.

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Ribbon Cutting at Blueberry Frog On April 10


March 15, 2013

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that a Ribbon Cutting has been scheduled for Blueberry Frog, located at 215 Pelham Road in Greenville. The Ribbon Cutting will be on Wednesday, April 10th at 11:30 am.  Located at 

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New Tailored for Taylors Event Scheduled for April 24


March 15, 2013

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that an April Tailored for Taylors location has been scheduled at Eastside YMCA, located at1250 Taylors Rd, in Taylors, SC. This popular breakfast networking event will be on W

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Handshakes and Hashbrowns Event Scheduled for April 17


March 15, 2013

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that a April Handshakes and Hashbrowns location has been scheduled at Art and Wine on Trade on Wednesday, April 17th from 8-9 am. Please contact Donna Gregory at (864) 4

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How is Your Life Like a Dining Room Table??


March 15, 2013

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, Greer Memorial Hospital and King Consulting welcome Greg Boone, Executive Director of Look Up Lodge Camp, to its First Friday Luncheon on April 5 at 11:30 am. One of the most requested former First Friday Luncheon speakers; Boone will

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How is Your Life Like a Dining Room Table??


March 12, 2013

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, Greer Memorial Hospital and King Consulting welcome Greg Boone, Executive Director of Look Up Lodge Camp, to its First Friday Luncheon on April 5 at 11:30 am. One of the most requested former First Friday Luncheon speakers; Boone will

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Ribbon Cutting at Greer CPW Announced!


March 12, 2013

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that a Ribbon Cutting has been scheduled for the Greer Commission of Public Works Compressed Natural Gas Fast Fill Station, located at 115 Duke Street in Greer. The Ribbon Cutting will be on Friday,

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Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce Board Unanimously Votes to Adopt Road Map to the Future Document


February 25, 2013

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce voted unanimously at their February 14 Board of Directors Meeting to approve The Road Map to the Future document addressing South Carolina’s infrastructure needs. This plan details a three-prong approach to present before th

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Second Annual MD 360 Greer Public Safety Dinner to be held March 21


February 25, 2013

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce and MD360 Greer are pleased to announce that the Second Annual MD 360 Greer Public Safety Appreciation Dinner for our Greer public safety professionals will be held on Thursday, March 21 at the Cannon Centre in Greer. Dinner will begin a

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Greer Education Foundation Newsletter


February 13, 2013

Please click here to view the February GGEF Newsletter. 

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ASTRA/CFX TO OFFER A NO-COST SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYSIS OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL GREATER GREER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MEMBERS


February 13, 2013

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce and ASTRA/CFX have just announced a new no-cost Supply Chain Analysis opportunity for all members. This Supply Chain Analysis offered by ASTRA/CFX is a new addition to the Chamber’s Members Benefit Program. The Members Benefit Program

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February Cash Mob at Blueberry Frog


February 13, 2013

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce recently announced that the next Cash Mob will take place on February 19th at 4:30pm at Blueberry Frog. Located at 215 Pelham Road in Greenville, Blueberry Frog offers yogurt prepared fresh daily, in house, with the finest ingre

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Allen Smith Named to SC Alliance to Fix Our Roads Board


February 8, 2013

The South Carolina Alliance to Fix Our Roads Executive Director, Bill Ross is pleased to announce the appointment of Allen Smith, President and CEO of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, as a Board Member representing the Upstate Chamber Coalition. The South Carolina Alliance to Fix Our Roads is

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Marshall Tucker Band Coming to Greer!


February 5, 2013

The Marshall Tucker Band will be the headline performer for the 29th Annual Village Hospital Greer Family Festival. The festival will be throughout downtown Greer and Greer City Park on Friday, May 3 and Saturday, May 4. The Marshall Tu

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Greer CPW to Celebrate Centennial Celebration


January 25, 2013

Greer CPW proudly announces its 100th year of service to the Greer Community andsurrounding areas. Since Greer CPW was established in 1913, it has been proudly and reliably serving the Greer community and surrounding areas with electric, water, and sewer services. Natural Gas service

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