Little River Chamber of Commerce News

34th annual Intracoastal Christmas Regatta supports local charities

More than just a yearly boat parade, Yachts for Tots’ Intracoastal Christmas Regatta has been making an impact on the lives of the children and the community of Horry County by raising money and collecting unwrapped toys.

Deadline for FEMA assistance applications nears

The last day for those impacted by Hurricane Florence to apply for FEMA assistance is on Nov. 20.

Mobile Disaster Recovery Center visits Myrtle Beach

A Mobile Disaster Recovery Center will be at the South Strand Recreation Complex through Nov. 1 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

SBA extends Hurricane Florence relief to North Carolina counties

The U.S. Small Business Administration has expanded the list of counties in its disaster declaration for businesses and residents that were affected by Hurricane Florence.

South Carolina small businesses received more than $349 million from SBA this year

The U.S. Small Business Administration's fiscal year 2018 lending data shows that over $349 million was provided to South Carolina small businesses, with 695 loans made.

Small business loans of up to $2 million available in wake of Hurricane Florence

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced on Oct. 18 that Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available for eligible farm-related and nonfarm-related businesses and organizations that suffered financial losses from Hurricane Florence.

SBA offers disaster loans for businesses impacted by Florence

In relation to the recent destruction of Hurricane Florence, the federal Small Business Administration is offering assistance to residents and businesses in North and South Carolina.

Little River Chamber forms Business Book Club

A Book Club meeting will be held Nov. 6 at 4 p.m. at the Little River Chamber of Commerce office to discuss "Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less" by Greg McKeown.

Ribbon-cutting held for new patient tower at McLeod Seacoast

According to Monica Vehige, administrator of McLeod Seacoast, the newly built patient tower “is so much more than just bricks and mortar."

Myrtle Beach Chamber to conduct minority-owned business workshop

The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce and the Chamber’s Business Diversity Council will host a two-part Minority Certification Workshop on Sept. 6 and 20.

LITTLE RIVER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Edward Jones Investments - Jim McLean to host Networking Event

Jim McLean, Little River's central Edward Jones Financial Advisor, will serve as host for the Little River Chamber of Commerce's networking event, Chamber Connections, from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 21. His office is located at 440 Hwy 90 E, Suite 6, Little River, SC 29566.

Disaster loans remain available for small business owners

The U.S. Small Business Administration, a go-to resource and government-supported voice for small businesses, reminds small business owners in South Carolina of the availability of low-interest disaster loans.

Summit promotes employment opportunities for people with disabilities

South Carolina Disability Employment Coalition, an interagency that aims to address issues surrounding workers with disabilities, invites local businesses to an employer summit Oct. 9 during National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

Little River ShrimpFest seeks 150 volunteers

The Little River Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Center is looking for around 150 volunteers for the upcoming Little River ShrimpFest to be held Oct. 13-14.

Chamber hosts ribbon-cutting for Little River Watersports

Little River Watersports hosted Chamber Connections on June 19, providing Chamber members the chance to level up their business connections and develop new relationships in the community.

Professional pet sitters warn of substandard services

Ultimate Pet Services and Pet Sitters International are educating owners about reputable, professional pet sitters through the Get A Real Pet Sitter campaign.

State holds disaster preparedness workshop for coastal businesses

The South Carolina Emergency Management Division hosted AFTER MATTHEW: A Disaster Recovery Workshop for Coastal Businesses on Jan. 26 in Myrtle Beach.

Blue Crab Festival seeks vendors, sponsors

Featuring fresh seafood, live entertainment and gifts galore, Little River’s annual World Famous Blue Crab Festival is now accepting applications from potential vendors and sponsors for its two-day 2018 fair slated May 19-20.

United to Learn seeks tutors to pair with elementary students

Gathering underserved students just once weekly for one-on-one time can go a long way, so Horry County School District is partnering with United Way to give kids an academic boost via “United to Learn.”

Horry police earn support from Little River Chamber

For safeguarding Little River ‘round the clock every day of the year, Horry County police officers recently merited a round of gratitude from the Little River Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center via a donation.

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