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Monday, February 05, 2018
Summerville, SC - The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce recognized their best of 2017 at the annual Economic Forecast Luncheon, Membership Meeting and Awards Ceremony held at Summerville Presbyterian Church on January 30, 2018.  Awards were given in the categories of Small Business of the Year (50 employees or fewer), Large Business of the Year (greater than 50 employees), ...read more
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Friday, February 02, 2018
Dale attended Greenville Technical College where he studied Programming. After college, Dale founded Business Solutions 2000 Inc. in 1996 and successfully operated for the next 20 years. His company was an IBM Business Partner that sold AS/400 solutions to corporate America customers including: GE, Gerber, Michelin, etc. In addition, he owns Dale Powell Photography and is a published fine art ...read more
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Thursday, February 01, 2018
Allie is an athlete who moved to South Carolina to play soccer for the College of Charleston. While there she earned a degree in Business with a concentration in Marketing. After graduating, Allie took a position with the Charleston Battery as their Director of Promotions and Community Relations before pursuing her real passion of Real Estate.   Since joining on with Century 21 Properties ...read more
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Thursday, February 01, 2018
Sara is a Charleston native who loves living in the Low Country with her six year old son on James Island. She graduated from the college of Charleston with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and has worked in the hospitality business for the last 12 years. As a bartender at the Crab Shack on Folly Beach, Sara has spent many days welcoming tourists to the city and forming lasting friendships ...read more
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Thursday, February 01, 2018
Joe is a native of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina where he attended Horry Georgetown Technical College and Coastal Carolina College in Conway, SC. There he studied General Contracting, Design and Estimating. He also attended California University of Pennsylvania in California, PA, studying Communication.  All of this education was put to use in his 30 plus years in the Construction ...read more
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Monday, December 11, 2017
Leadership Dorchester Class of 2017 graduated on November 9, 2017 at a ceremony held at The Inn at Middleton Place.  We are so proud of this group and how much they have done for our furry friends at Dorchester Paws!  When it was all said and done, this class raised over $50,000 for our community animal shelter in cash and in-kind donations. The class spent a year learning and exploring all they ...read more
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Friday, November 17, 2017
Charles Duell Will Step Down After Nearly a Half Century of Service to Middleton Place and the Charleston Community (Charleston, SC) At its annual meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Middleton Place Foundation on November 13, 2017, Marion Tracey Todd, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, was unanimously elected to become President and Chief Executive Officer of the Middleton Place ...read more
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Tuesday, November 07, 2017
SUMMERVILLE- Tony Pope is the 2017 recipient of the Bert Cicenia Award. Each year, this award is presented at the Pinwheel Gala hosted by the Dorchester Children’s Center to an individual who has worked hard to improve the lives of children in Dorchester County. This year’s recipient, Tony Pope, is a true champion and advocate for children in our community. Pope is a Board Member of the Dorchester ...read more
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Tuesday, November 07, 2017
McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture earned the #4 spot nationally on the Zweig Group’s 2017 Best Firms to Work For List. This award recognizes architecture and engineering firms based on workplace practices, employee benefits, retention rates and other cultural indicators of success. The firm also placed at #16 on the Zweig Group’s 2017 Hot Firms List, which has recognized the 100 fastest-growing ...read more
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Monday, October 02, 2017
For the second consecutive year, the Magnolia Plantation Foundation has funded scholarships for two students pursuing associate degrees in horticulture and hospitality and tourism management at Trident Technical College.   Eleis Lester, a resident of downtown Charleston resident, and Litasha Banks, who lives in North Charleston, are recipients of the scholarships named for 19th century attorney, ...read more
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Thursday, September 07, 2017
(NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – Sept. 7, 2017) – The Palmetto region of the American Red Cross has shifted into high gear, planning our response to Hurricane Irma as the storm nears Florida before making its way toward South Carolina.  Irma is the most powerful Atlantic Ocean storm on record and South Carolinians should get prepared now, as parts of the state now lie in the storm’s possible path. ...read more
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Tuesday, August 29, 2017
The Summerville Evening Rotary Club is proud to announce that we have been formally granted 501(c)3 non-profit status from the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. Contributions donated to the Rotary Club of Summerville Evening Charitable Foundation, Inc. are fully tax-deductible. Obtaining 501(c)3 status is a major milestone for the Summerville Evening Rotary Club. This opens many doors for us to ...read more
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Tuesday, August 01, 2017
CHARLESTON, S.C.—The UniFirst Corporation (NYSE: UNF) industrial laundry facility in Charleston, S.C., has been awarded TRSA’s Hygienically Clean Food Safety (HCFS) certification status for its cleaning and servicing of work apparel for food-related industries. UniFirst is a leading provider of workplace uniforms and protective clothing to businesses, large and small, within a wide range of ...read more
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Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Conti Enterprises, Inc., in conjunction with the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT), will begin a series of nightly lanes closures on I-26 eastbound and westbound starting on Monday, July 10, for asphalt planning operations for the construction of the new Volvo Interchange.   The area of the eastbound lane closures will begin approximately one mile east of Exit 197, Ridgeville ...read more
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Monday, July 10, 2017
Summerville, SC - The Continental Corner, a family-owned Greek restaurant in Summerville, closed their doors on July 9, 2017 after 44 years of service.  A member of the Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce since 1982, "The Corner" has been a staple in our community that will be dearly missed.  The Continental Corner gave the following statement via their Facebook ...read more
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Friday, July 07, 2017
A Leadership Training Program Produced by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce FoundationWASHINGTON, D.C.— Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is pleased to announce that Jena Ferguson, Director of Strategic Marketing and Communications Design, of the Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce, has recently ...read more
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Friday, July 07, 2017
Summerville, SC - Dorchester District Two and Ashley Ridge High School are pleased to announce that the school’s farm to school program is one of 65 projects spanning 42 states and Puerto Rico receiving support this year through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm to School Grant Program. The purpose of this competitive national grant program is to better connect school cafeterias and ...read more
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Friday, July 07, 2017
10th Annual MSP 501 Ranking and Study Identifies World’s Most Progressive MSPs in Information Technology  June 23, 2017: Stasmayer, Incorporated ranks among the world’s most progressive 501 Managed Service Providers (MSPs), according to MSPmentor’s 10th-annual MSP 501 Worldwide Company Rankings. Stasmayer’s ranking at No. 253 puts them at the top of the pack in South Carolina.  The top MSP 501 ...read more
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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Summerville, SC – The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce Workforce Development Division and Robert Bosch, LLC recently awarded four scholarships to local students, two $1,000 STEM scholarships and two $500 Technical College scholarships.  These four students were chosen from over 60 applications for their scholastic achievement, work ethic, participation in extracurricular ...read more
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Friday, May 12, 2017
Summerville, SC – The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce received multiple recognitions at the Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (CACCE) Staff Leadership Conference held at the Historic Salisbury Depot in Salisbury, NC.  The Chamber received two Communications Excellence Awards to recognize their outstanding communications efforts in both the ...read more
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Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Summerville, SC – Shari Schultz brings over thirty years of career experience to the Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce where she now serves as Director, Investor Engagement and Professional Development.  Schultz is working to enhance our members’ experiences through professional development and business training.  She plans to focus on the specific needs of our members’ ...read more
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