The chamber of commerce – we’ve all heard of it, but what exactly is it + why is it important to the community?
If you don’t exactly know the answers to those questions, we are here to help you understand. We did some research and reached out to the local chamber. Here’s everything you need to know about the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce.
💼 What is it? The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization that includes 1,600+ members with the goal to ensure the local business environment is strong. The chamber works on issues such as housing attainability, infrastructure, and other government relations. The organization also creates networking + leadership opportunities for community members to grow their business. Simply put, they are the voice of the business community. Take a look and learn more about who is on the chamber team here.
💼 Who can join? Any business, organization or nonprofit in the region can join the chamber, and it includes various business industries that range in size. More than 80% of the Charleston Metro Chamber is represented by small businesses. Protip: Employees who work for a business that is a member of the chamber is also member and has access to benefits, resources + programs. See what businesses are already members here.
Want to know how the chamber could benefit you in the Lowcountry? Click the link below to learn more.
Announced ○ Ma’am Saab(1503 King Street Ext.), a local Pakistani + Indian restaurant, will open at what was formerly Jestine’s Kitchen at 251 Meeting Street. There are plans to open the eatery in its new location this year in spring or early summer. 🍛
Tech ○ Charleston County has employed ARRB Systems to evaluate the condition of nearly 2,000 miles of local roads. The company drives vansthat use 3D cameras + lasers to determine which roads are most in-needofpaving. (WCSC)
ForKids ○ Charleston-based nonprofit organization,First Tee – Greater Charleston, has teamed up with five local golf courses to allow kids under the age of18 to play free rounds of golf for the entirety of 2021. The company located at 321 Wingo Way in Mount Pleasant encourages local youth to get outside, be active + learn the game of golf. ⛳
Coronavirus ○ VisitSCDHEC’s website for full coronavirus data + stats, and here for daily positive COVID-19 cases + related deaths in South Carolina andaccelerateSC’s website for full coronavirus data + stats on South Carolina’s employment, business, economy, education, and more.
Click the button below for local resources regarding COVID-19.
The architects responsible for MUSC Kids’ newest building spent many hours with the patients+their parents to get a feel for what they desired in a hospital setting. Eventually, the architects decided on including fun, bright communal spaces as well as quieter, more serene nooks + patios that would allow guests to find locations fit for various moods, emotions and needs.
Read more about how mindful designs can impact health carehere.
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PlanAhead ○ Love Your Neighbor Auction| Sun., Jan. 17-Sun., Jan 24 | 8 a.m. – 11:59 p.m. | Virtual | Bid on vintage jewelry, world class golf packages, hotel stays, decadent dinners and more. All proceeds benefit Our lady of Mercy Community Outreach to help those in need. Ⓟ
Disclaimer: It is up to readers’ discretion to determine whether they feel comfortable participating in any mentioned events based on COVID-19 protocols and precautions. If you have questions, please contact the event’s organizers directly.
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