Ted Pitts, CEO of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, is slated to take part in a December 4 Small Business Committee Field Hearing convened by U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC).
The hearing, "Strategies for Renbuilding: An Examination of Small Business Recovery Efforts in South Carolina," will focus on recovery initiatives related to the heavy rains and flooding that pummeled the Palmetto State in early October, with an emphasis on the event's impact on the state's small businesses.
It will take place in Columbia, South Carolina at Columbia City Hall, 1737 Main St.
Two panels will participate. Panelists will include Pitts; Michael Marsha, owner of Forest Lakes Fabrics, Columbia; Kay Stafford, owner of Web Rawls Galleries, Columbia; Jeremy Cannon, owner and operator of Cannon Ag Products, Turbeville, South Carolina; and James Riviera, head of disaster assistance, U.S. Small Business Administration, Washington, D.C.
The hearing will run from 10 a.m to 11:30 a.m.