An informative Upstate Chamber Coalition Legislative Report Luncheon was held on August 21st, at Break on the Lake. The Upstate Coalition represents 12 chambers in our region, giving us the opportunity to partner with the Greenwood Chamber, so that we can share regional issues and concerns with the Upstate Chamber Coalition staff regarding business priorities.
On August 21st, GHS Laurens County Memorial Hospital hosted a Business After Hours event in the beautiful Ferguson Meditation Garden. The recipients of this year’s Health Care Endowment from GHS, which is presented to organizations who also are involved in the health of Laurens County residents, were recognized. Music, great food, fellowship and networking filled the evening.
Congratulations CD’s BBQ and Catering! On August 17th, we celebrated with David and Christy Kelly and welcomed their new restaurant to the Laurens Square! You have got to try their BBQ! Visit them at 115 W Public Square in Laurens!
We had a wonderful turn out at Chamber 101 on the 22nd! The attendees were able to hear about all that the Chamber does in the community, and for it’s members. New members enjoyed hearing about the perks that they have as a part of the Chamber, and seasoned members were able to get a refresher as well! If you missed this one, keep an eye out for the next quarterly Chamber 101 and be sure to join us for breakfast, the presentation, and networking with fellow members.
On August 2nd, the community joined together in celebrating Laurens County’s first Palliative Clinic with a Laurens County Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting held by Hospice of Laurens County! This new Palliative Care Clinic will allow many people to see doctors to manager their terminal illness, while seeking treatment, without having to drive to Greenville, Spartanburg or Columbia. Learn more by visiting hospiceoflaurenscounty.org or calling 864-833-6287 and talking to a member of their staff!