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Meet Candidates, Paul Corden and Trey Gowdy at the First Friday Luncheon

July 7, 2010

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce an upcoming “Meet the Candidates” event at the August 6 First Friday Luncheon. United States House of Representatives candidates for District Four, Paul Corden and Trey Gowdy, will each have the opportunity to address event attendees.

Coldwell Banker Caine is the First Friday Presenting Sponsor of the Year and Greenville Federal Credit Union is the monthly sponsor.

“It is in the best interest of the community, state and nation that we elect pro-business candidates. This event will enable the voters to decide which candidate is better suited to create jobs, spur economic growth and promote business friendly legislation,” stated Allen Smith, President/CEO of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce.

Luncheon Details:
Date:    Friday, August 6, 2010
Time:  11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Place: Greer City Hall
Price: $10.00 for Chamber Members, $15.00 for non-members, and a
*School Supply item
Reservations required. RSVP online at

*IGNITEGreer, the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professionals group, is collecting school supplies to help kids for the upcoming school season. Event attendees are encouraged to bring school supplies to the First Friday Luncheon to aid in their project. Participants will be entered into door prize drawing.

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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