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Greater Lexington Chamber Honors Local Businesses, Professionals

February 23rd, 2017|Chamber Events, Chamber News|

The Greater Lexington Chamber and Visitors Center honored local businesses and professionals at its annual Chamber Awards Night on Thursday evening at The River Center at Saluda Shoals Park.

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Flood Relief: How Paul Davis Helped During The Historic 2015 SC Flood

February 22nd, 2017|Small Business|

Every member that renews at at Tier 3 or higher receives a Facebook Live video at their place of business. And this live interview with Lucia Ellison of Paul Davis Restoration and Remodeling brought us back to October 4, 2015 when South Carolina experienced a flood of historic proportions. It was around 5:15 a.m. that [...]

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How Do You Change Your Company’s Culture? Make Dreams Reality!

February 22nd, 2017|Chamber Events, Leadership|

With disengagement and turnover on the rise, many managers are scratching their heads wondering what to do. Tuesday morning, Alysia Kehoe with Kehoe Consultants, LLC and Audrey Ellison of Paul Davis Restoration and Remodeling used the book ‘The Dream Manager’ by Matthew Kelly to help members see how companies can achieve remarkable results by helping [...]

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Greater Lexington Chamber Partners with U.S. Chamber of Commerce

February 15th, 2017|Chamber News|

The Greater Lexington Chamber and Visitors Center has partnered with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to provide our small business members with even more valuable programs and services. Through the U.S. Chamber’s Federation Partnership, small business members in good standing with Greater Lexington Chamber now receive benefits of U.S. Chamber membership – at no additional cost. [...]

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Here Are The Nominees for the 2017 Chamber Awards

February 15th, 2017|Awards, Chamber Events|

The nominees for the 2017 Chamber Awards are in! View the list below to see who your fellow members nominated for three of the five awards given at the Chamber’s annual event hosted at The River Center at Saluda Shoals Park on Thursday, February 23. Get your tickets($40) to enjoy a delicious dinner by Blue Marlin, [...]

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How Lexington One Is Preparing For Massive Growth

February 15th, 2017|Chamber Breakfast|

The room was full as guest speaker Dr. Greg Little, superintendent of Lexington School District One, took the podium at the Chamber's monthly breakfast sponsored by Palmetto Health. Last month, Dr. Little spoke about some of the ways that the district is preparing for growth. Currently, they are focusing on developing leadership within the district and [...]

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(Video) Learn How To Inspire and Influence Others with Jim Hatchell

February 8th, 2017|Chamber Events, Leadership|

"If you want something different in life, then you have to do something different to get it." That is the mantra of Palmetto Leadership LLC's Jim Hatchell and it showed in his seminar on becoming a person of influence Tuesday morning. During the seminar,  attendees heard about the experiences that taught Jim how to positively influence and [...]

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(Video) Watch Our Forum on Wrapped Vehicles

February 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Wednesday morning, multiple business owners sat down with Mayor Pro-Tem Hazel Livington and John Hanson - Director of Planning, Building & Technology - of the Town of Lexington to talk about the issue of wrapped vehicles and what compromises can be made to an ordinance that is creating major frustration among Chamber members. To begin, Hanson read the [...]

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Lexington to host 8th Annual Oyster Roast & St. Patrick’s Day Party

February 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|

LEXINGTON, SC – On March 16 at 6 p.m., The Greater Lexington Chamber and Visitors Center will host its 8th Annual Oyster Roast & St. Patrick’s Day Party at the Icehouse Amphitheater in downtown Lexington. Buy Tickets Here! This annual event at the Town of Lexington’s 900-seat venue will feature live music from Tokyo Joe, cuisine [...]

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Throwback: Bodyshop Athletics Wins Small Business of the Year

February 1st, 2017|Awards, Chamber Events|

If you haven't heard the story of how Chris Wooten, owner of Bodyshop Athletics, Inc., started his business, you need to! Before presenting Chris with the Small Business of the Year Award, Councilman Todd Carnes delves into his friend's motivation in the clip above. Buy 2017 Awards Night Tickets Now! Bodyshop Athletics, Inc. was named Small Business [...]

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