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Holland America Line offering deals on cruises to Canada, Greenland, New England

Holland America Line recently announced an exclusive-suite offer that includes free drinks, a free dining package and free gratuities for its 2021 Canada, New England and Greenland bookings, when reserved by Feb. 28, 2020.

SCPA report claims ports add more than $63 billion to state economy

The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA), which operates the Port of Charleston and two inland ports, released a study last week on the ports’ impact on the economy of the Charleston region and the state overall.

Blackbaud shares 2019 achievements in Social Responsibility Report

Charleston-based cloud software company Blackbaud recently released its 2019 Social Responsibility Report in which it states that almost 9 out of 10 of its employees say their work in the social good space is one factor why they decided to join the firm.

Explore Charleston launches mentoring program for entry-level hospitality workers

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, some of the lowest paid workers in the country are associated with the hospitality industry: These include food preparers and servers, dishwashers, cashiers, hotel housekeepers and restaurant hosts are among them.

State's economy still growing, but more slowly

The rate of economic growth in South Carolina, and the Charleston area in particular, is winding down, says an economist with the University of South Carolina.

Food Lion unveils $158M renovations at 92 stores

Extensive renovations have been made to Food Lion’s across the southeast, providing South Carolina customers with a new, easier shopping experience.

SC Ports Authority boasts strong FY20 kick-off

South Carolina Ports Authority says Fiscal Year 2020 exhibited a strong start with its first fiscal month, recording its busiest July in Port history at both inland ports and container terminals.

El Thrifty Social Club relaunches with new menu items

El Thrifty Social Club has organized a Summer Launch Party to relaunch the bar with the addition of its new menu items, with the Greenville Chamber gracing the ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday.

Falconhead renews lease at 3955 Faber Place Dr

Pete Harper, CCIM, Reid Davis, CCIM, SIOR, and Cameron Yost of Lee & Associates Charleston represented Faber Charleston Limited Partnership (landlord) in the renewal of 2,720 SF of office space located at 3955 Faber Place Drive in North Charleston, SC to Falconhead, Inc. (tenant)

Executive leadership training, outreach targeted by two new programs at Greenville Chamber

The Greenville Chamber has recently announced its two latest programs, PROPEL GVL and Ambassadors, which are part of the Chamber’s continuing efforts to actively listen to the needs of its business community.

Greater Columbia Region named Great Defense Community

The Greater Columbia Region takes pride in being one of the five communities across the country to be named as a 2019 Great American Defense Community.

Leadership Columbia Class of 2019 wraps up Babcock Center project

The Leadership Columbia Class of 2019 has recently concluded its Babcock Center project with a launch event, which welcomed various organizations, companies and the general public who had the chance to tour the updated facilities and connect with Babcock Center participants

Charleston looks to address lack of low-income housing options

The difficulty that low-income families in other parts of the nation experience in finding affordable housing is also felt in Charleston and many parts of the Palmetto State.

Charleston Regional Development Alliance connects people and businesses

The Charleston Regional Development Alliance aims to improve employment in Charleston's three-county region and promote the local economy.

Greenville Drive supports ice rink through 4th annual Frozen Fluor

The said event celebrates the city’s major traditions -- baseball at Fluor Field and ice skating at United Community Bank Ice on Main.

Charleston Chamber's PAC endorses 3 for county council

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee (CMCC PAC) has endorsed three candidates for re-election to Dorchester County Council.

Greenville organizations form Workforce Data Collaborative

The group's goal is to improve workforce participation and create opportunities to encourage engagement among employees.

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