Category Archives: Government

Legislators To Speak At WhatWorksSC Award Celebration Oct. 24

GREENVILLE, S.C.—South Carolina Representatives Rita Allison (R-Spartanburg) and James Smith (D-Richland) will discuss public education in South Carolina as part of the seventh annual WhatWorksSC™ award luncheon to be held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 12:30 p.m. The conversation with the two legislators will be moderated by Linda O’Bryon, president and…
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New York Times Columnist Maureen Dowd To Speak At Poinsett Club Oct. 19 At 7 P.m.

[caption id="attachment_17206" align="alignleft" width="230"] Maureen Dowd, Pulitzer Prize winner and The New York Times columnist[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—The American History Book Club and Forum, Upcountry History Museum and Furman University will host The New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd Thursday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. at The Poinsett Club in downtown Greenville. Dowd will be joined…
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President/CEO of Fountain Inn Chamber of Commerce Announces Retirement

FOUNTAIN INN. S.C. - The Fountain Inn Chamber of Commerce has announced that Chamber President/CEO John Hastings, Sr. will be retiring effective November 1, 2017. Hastings started his Chamber career as a business member on behalf of his real estate company. He went on to serve as a board member before being selected in 2010…
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The Abernathy General Manager Elected To Clemson Area Chamber Of Commerce Board

Gary Cohen Named Newest Board Member for Clemson Area Chamber of Commerce CLEMSON, SC | August 30, 2017 – Gary Cohen, General Manager of Clemson's newest hotel, The Abernathy, has been elected to the Clemson Area Chamber of Commerce Board. Prior to The Abernathy, Cohen opened fourteen hotels with Marriott. Gary also held General Manager positions…
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European American Chamber of Commerce of Carolinas Announces New Executive Director

[caption id="attachment_16719" align="alignleft" width="200"] Ernest Rawlins Photography[/caption] The European American Chamber of Commerce (EACC) announced the appointment of Samantha Spratt as the new Executive Director of its Carolinas Chapter. “EACC plays a vital role in promoting Europe-US Commercial relations”, said attorney Howard Daniel, Board President and Founding member of EACC Carolinas. “Samantha is uniquely qualified…
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MP Husky creating 50 new jobs to accommodate their continued growth

MAULDIN, SC – MP Husky, one of the leading manufacturers of Cable Tray and Cable Bus systems in the United States and Canada, is expanding its existing manufacturing operations in Mauldin, SC in order to accommodate continued growth. The company will be creating 50 new jobs. To expand existing manufacturing capabilities, MP Husky will construct a…
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“Meet The Press” Moderator Chuck Todd To Headline Furman University Series On Media And Politics

[caption id="attachment_16235" align="alignnone" width="1413"] Chuck Todd will speak during the second session of the series, “Media and Politics in a Post-Truth Era.”[/caption] Three-part series will be held Aug. 24, Aug. 31 and Sept. 7 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GREENVILLE, S.C.—Chuck Todd, NBC News political director and moderator of “Meet the Press,” is among several nationally prominent…
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Greenville County Wins Barrett Lawrimore Award imap Honored for Representing “Best Qualities of Local Government”

(Greenville, SC) Greenville County has won the 2017 Barrett Lawrimore Memorial Regional Cooperation Award for an innovative partnership in creating imap, a dynamic community tool that maps essential human services within the County. “The award was for our collective ability to creatively problem-solve and is being lauded as an example for other governments to follow,”…
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Owens Earns Elite Certification

Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce leader part of latest Certified Chamber Executive class GREER, SC (July 25, 2017) Mark Owens, President/CEO of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, has been designated as a Certified Chamber Executive (CCE) by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE). Alexandria, Virginia-based ACCE is an association of more than…
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