Business briefs for December 29th-January 4th

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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 Michael McElveen and Brenda Colwell of Collins Pest Control are thanked by Post 9 Commander Chuck Lurey for proudly displaying our nation’s flag.

Beaufort Tobacco held an oyster roast recently to celebrate its 5-year anniversary.
Beaufort Tobacco held an oyster roast recently to celebrate its 5-year anniversary.

Jones joins sales team; Melton is negotiation expert

Ellen Jones has joined Weichert Realtors, Coastal property’s sales team.

Jones was born and raised in south Georgia and has been visiting Hilton Head Island for many years.

In 2006, she and her husband, James, moved to Hilton Head Island along with their youngest daughter, Haley. After 12 years in the banking industry, Jones made a career change to real estate.

She is based in the Hilton Head office and can be reached at 843-290-9840.

In other Weichert news, Alison Melton, has been awarded the Certified Negotiation Expert designation from the Real Estate Negotiation Institute. The CNE is earned by real estate professionals after successfully completing formal negotiation training over two days.  Agents who receive this certification are among the top agents in the country in negotiation skills.

Melton is based in the Bluffton office and can be reached at 843-290-3640.

Rose Hill to offer Tea Tuesdays

Rose Hill Mansion will soon offer Tea Tuesdays as an extension of it docent-led tours. Tea Tuesday will begin with a tour of the historical Rose Hill Mansion at 2 p.m., followed by tea, finger sandwiches and light desserts. Call 843-757-6046 for reservations.