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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 Commerce to present this program that leverages technology to ensure gift card funds are locked to Greater Greer Chamber members resulting in over $73,000 being sent to member businesses through the gift card program.

“Supporting local businesses has a positive rippling effect on the local economy and the community as a whole. With BB&T’s partnership, we are able to sustain and enhance our efforts of reminding consumers that shopping local is critical for the continued development of our local economy and community.” stated Allen Smith, President/CEO of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce.

Any member of the Chamber that accepts MasterCard, Visa and/or Discover cards can accept the Chamber gift cards. Any individual or business can purchase them.

The Keep the Green in Greater Greer gift cards are a great gift for the holidays and a great way to give employee bonuses as well and support local business at the same time!

 "For 140 years BB&T has been a strong advocate of supporting the communities that we live in and work in and we are pleased to be a presenting sponsor of "Keep the Green in Greer" gift card program. We want to encourage our chamber members to support one another and we are excited to be a part of this effort in 2013." Jack Lucas, Greer City Executive, BB&T Bank.

Gift Cards are available for purchase at the Chamber office (111 Trade Street) Monday through Friday from 8:30am-5:00pm.

For more information, please visit or call 864-877-3131.


The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary, non-profit organization that represents approximately 660 businesses in the Greer area. The mission of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is “To champion economic prosperity for our members and the Greater Greer community.”  For more information on the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, call 864-877-3131 or visit

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