Little River Chamber of Commerce News

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.

Nov. 21 webinar is free for local business owners

Whether creating a website, improving searchability, pinpointing clients or crafting business identity, a free 1 p.m. (EST) Nov. 21 online seminar can make a difference for business owners, the Little River Chamber of Commerce announced recently.

The Beach Company supports scholarship fund

The Beach Company recently donated scholarships to eight students at the Greenville Technical College through the college’s Quick Jobs with a Future program.

West receives Little River Community Leadership Award

The communications and marketing coordinator of the Little River Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Center recently received the Little River Community Leadership award.

Saltwater Highland Games moving to Sports Complex

The third annual Saltwater Highland Games will take place from March 23-25, 2018, at the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex.

LifeQuest Swim & Fitness to host chamber networking event

LifeQuest Swim & Fitness is hosting the next Little River Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours networking event Aug. 15 from 4-6:30 p.m at 4390 Spa Drive in Little River.

Little River prepares to host annual ShrimpFest

One of South Carolina's most anticipated events, the Little River ShrimpFest, is coming in the second week of October.

Little River Chamber to host ‘Business Buzz’

One software consultant with potential solutions beyond the proverbial carrot or stick will offer his ideas from 9-10 a.m. Aug. 3 at 1180 Highway 17 North, Suite 3 (CresCom Bank building, second floor) in Little River.

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