Business briefs and Chamber Corner for January 11th-17th

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Photo above: American Legion Beaufort Post 9 is striving to promote both patriotism and businesses in the Beaufort area by calling attention to those that proudly display the U.S. flag at their location. Post 9 presents those enterprises with a framed certificate thanking them. Here, Dick Jennings presents Mary, Natalie, Georgeanna and Shelby of Guys and Dolls Salon with a Certificate of Appreciation for displaying the U.S. flag. Photo provided.

Chamber offers classes to meet money goals

Making New Year’s resolutions? The Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce can help.

The chamber is offering one-on-one sessions to set and meet your financial goals. The free classes will address topics like buying a home, budgeting and getting out of debt.

Call 843-986-1102, ext. 2, or visit the chamber office at 801 Bladen St. in Beaufort.  

Business After Hours to be held Jan. 11

The Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce is holding a Business After Hours from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, at The Beaufort Inn’s Tabby Place at 913 Port Republic St. in Beaufort.

The event is free for members and $5 for nonmembers.

According to the chamber, this is a great opportunity for networking.

For more information, contact Janessa Lowery at

Legislative luncheon to be rescheduled

The Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce has cancelled the annual Legislative Luncheon that was set to be held on Jan. 4 at the Callawassie Island Club.

“We made the difficult decidion to cancel the luncheon” due to the snow, according to chamber president Blakely Williams.

 When the event is rescheduled attendees will get an opportunity to meet with local and state elected officials including Sen. Margie Bright Matthews, Sen. Chip Campsen, Sen. Tom Davis, Rep. Bill Bowers, Rep. Jeff Bradley, Rep. Shannon Erickson, Rep. Weston Newton and Rep. Michael Rivers. They will share their thoughts on the upcoming session of the General Assembly.

Call Janessa Lowery at 843-525-8525 for more information.

Business for Breakfast offers various programs

The Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce and SC LowCountry SCORE Chapter will hold a Business for Breakfast Series for Small Businesses on Wednesdays at the chamber offices at 701 Craven St.

Upcoming programs include:

• Feb. 14: I Did What? — Hiring Without Tears

• March 14: Building a Successful Brand

• April 11: Retailing Strategies in an Amazon World

• May 9: Riddle Me This, Money Man — Financial Statements Made Simpler

Visit to register.

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