Great news for jobs in our state! The Charleston Harbor Deepening Project is one step closer to construction. Thanks to our South Carolina Congressional delegation for supporting Wednesday’s vote on the Water Resources Development Act, also known as WRDA. This will not only ensure the Charleston Harbor project moves forward creating jobs, but it also updates our nation’s water infrastructure system which is vitally important for public health and emergency response. To read more on the WRDA and hear what S.C. Chamber President Ted Pitts had to say click here.
Emmy Winning Journalist joins Chamber staff… We are excited to announce Andrea Mock has joined the team as the Associate Vice President of Communications and Public Relations. Andrea joins the Chamber after 15 years as a journalist, spending ten as Evening Anchor for WLTX News19. Click here to learn more about our newest team member and be sure to follow her on Twitter @AndreaMockSC!
Before Greg Kinnear and Renée Zellweger grace the silver screen… in the motion picture, “Same Kind of Different as Me” all S.C. Chamber members have a chance to meet the author of the book behind the movie, Ron Hall. This week we announced Hall as the Keynote Speaker for our 2016 Annual Summit at Wild Dunes Resort in Isle of Palms Nov 16-17. This meeting is the premier gathering of all our state’s top business leaders. To register for the event or to learn more about how your business can get involved click here.
2016-2017 SC Chamber Board Announced… The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce its newly elected Executive Committee and Board of Directors for 2016-17, effective October 1, 2016. Each professional brings unique knowledge and levels of experience to our prestigious group. Please click here to view the full list.