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Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce's November 5 First Friday Luncheon to Feature Economic Forecast Emphasis

October 26, 2010

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce’s First Friday luncheon series sponsored by Coldwell Banker Caine will feature an Economic Forecast by one of Furman’s top economics professors. Keynote speaker will be Kailash Khandke, Assistant Academic Dean for Study Away & International Education & Professor of Economics at Furman University.

Kailash Khandke joined the Furman economics faculty in 1995. His teaching interests include international trade, macroeconomics, and economic growth and development with a particular specialization in the economies of Asia. Besides his involvement with the interdisciplinary Asian Studies program at Furman, Professor Khandke is also the Assistant Dean for Study Away and International Education. Excellent in the classroom, Professor Khandke was awarded the Alester G. Furman, Jr. and Janie Earle Furman Award for Meritorious Teaching in 2007.

Coldwell Banker Caine is the First Friday Presenting Sponsor of the Year and Greer Memorial Hospital is the November sponsor.

Luncheon Details:
Date:    Friday, November 5, 2010
Time:  11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Place: Greer City Hall
Price: $10.00 for Chamber Members, $15.00 for non-members
Reservations required. RSVP online at

For more information about the First Friday Luncheon event, contact the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce office at (864) 877-3131 or visit

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary, non-profit organization that represents approximately 600 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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