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Congratulations to the 2017 InnoVision Award Winners!

The InnoVision Awards Organization hosted their 19th year of celebrating innovation last week at their Annual Awards dinner. Winners in seven distinct categories were announced in front of over 200 people during the dinner at the Spartanburg Marriott, in Spartanburg, SC. The keynote presentation was delivered by Mr. Steve Johnson, President of Compass Bioscience Advisors…
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Montgomery and Co. Commemorate Greenville Groundbreaking

Greenville, S.C – Montgomery and Co. held a groundbreaking ceremony on October 16th in honor of their new location in Greenville. Jim Wiginton, Business Coach, was the keynote speaker for the event. Joe Montgomery Jr., President and CEO of Montgomery and Co. shared stories of the firms’ early days and the progress their close-knit team…
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Workforce Challenges Facing South Carolina: Darla Moore School of Business 37th Annual Economic Outlook Conference

Workforce Challenges Facing South Carolina: Darla Moore School of Business 37th Annual Economic Outlook Conference Featuring South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster Friday, December 8, 2017 My Carolina Alumni Association 900 Senate Street Columbia, SC 29201 The Moore School’s Economic Outlook Conference is South Carolina’s premier economic event. For 36 years, the event has brought public…
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Clemson research shows politics may influence hiring decisions

CLEMSON — By many accounts, political divisiveness today has reached an all-time high, which tends to affect fundamental attitudes about health care, immigration and national security, but also hiring decisions, according to researchers in Clemson University’s College of Business. A three-year Clemson study involving more than 400 participants found political beliefs can play a significant…
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Milliken Announced as “Legends” Award Winner

Iconic Sports Moment, Taste of the State, and More to be Announced at SC Branded Awards COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with The Brand Leader, will present the 2017 SC Branded Awards on November 2nd in Columbia. The SC Branded Awards will honor local initiatives, locations, products, and events…
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SCEDA Members Earn Coveted Statewide Economic Developer Certification

GREENVILLE, S.C. – October 27, 2017 – During the Midyear Meeting of the South Carolina Economic Developers’ Association [SCEDA] on October 12th and 13th, five SCEDA members were recognized for their recent, prestigious accomplishment of becoming South Carolina Certified Economic Developers [SCCED]. The newly certified statewide economic developers represent a variety of backgrounds and different agencies across…
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Greenville Arena District Welcomes Three New Board Members

Greenville, SC: October 17, 2017 – The Greenville Arena District, political subdivision of the State of South Carolina, which owns and operates the Bon Secours Wellness Arena, has started the new fiscal year with three new board members: Michael Allen, Neetu Patel and Jimmy Pittman. “The Greenville Arena District is excited to gain Michael, Neetu…
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Boiling Springs Fire District Receives Grants for Air and Water

(Greenville County, SC / October 13, 2017) Officials with the Boiling Springs Fire District announced two grant awards totaling nearly $93,000 to aid in environmental conditions of two stations and to improve the district’s rescue capabilities. The first grant of $17,909.50 was awarded by the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation to purchase a 14' inflatable raft,…
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Jamie Jones Presented With MTI Distinguished Service Award

October 5, 2017 – Solar Atmospheres president, Jamie Jones, was recently presented with the Metal Treating Institute (MTI) Distinguished Service Award for 2017, and nominated as Vice President / President Elect of MTI for 2017-2018.  Jamie has served on the Institute’s Board of Governors since 2013.  He has served on a variety of different committees…
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