Chamber Corner for August 10th-16th

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Coffee with Colleagues coming Aug. 18

The Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold a Coffee with Colleagues from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 18, at the S.C. Vocational Rehabilitation Department at 747 Robert Smalls Parkway in Beaufor.t

This is a free networking opportunity for chamber members. 

Email lanelle@beaufortsc.org.

Ribbon cutting to be held at Dog House

The Dog House owners will celebrate their one-year anniversary from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11, at 381 Sea Island Parkway, Lady’s Island.

A ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at noon. 

In 2016, Blake and Vicky Moyer moved from Dayton, Ohio, after purchasing the five-year-old business. The couple said that once they purchased the business from Dick and Geraldine Purdy their dream became reality, Beaufort became their home and The Dog House became their passion.

The Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting the event.

There will be shrimp burger bites, fried shrimp and hot dog samples with all of the toppings available to all guests.

To learn more about The Dog House, visit thedoghousebeaufort.com.

For more information, visit www.beaufortchamber.org or call 843-525-8500.

State of the Schools to be held Sept. 13

The Beaufort Regional Chamber will hold a State of the School event from 8-9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, at Holiday Inn & Suites, 2225 Boundary St.

South Carolina Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman and the leaders from the area school systems will share information concerning education in Beaufort County and the impact on our community.

Speakers will include Spearman, Dr. Jeffrey Moss of the Beaufort County School District; Dr. Richard Gough, Technical College of the Lowcountry; and Dr. Al Panu, University of South Carolina Beaufort.

Guests will also hear from a panel of leaders representing the area’s private and charter schools including: Beaufort Academy, Bridge Preparatory School, Holy Trinity Classical Christian School, John Paul II High School, Lowcountry Montessori School, Riverview Charter School and St. Peter’s Catholic School.

The cost is $20 for chamber members; $25 for nonmembers; and $160 for a table of eight.

Contact LaNelle at LaNelle@BeaufortSC.org.

Workshop to help local businesswomen

The U.S. Black Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Corp., (USBC CEDC) in partnership with the Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce (BCBCC), will hold a free workshop for minority and women entrepreneurs on commercial lending and equity investment options, contracting matchmaking and credit consultations to build wealth.  

The event will be held from 8 a.m. to noon on Friday, Aug. 18.

The Beaufort workshop is part of a series of 10 workshops led by the USBC CEDC, which provides on-going training and development from top lending and credit experts in the field.  

For more information on the Capital Pathways program, visit www.capitalpathways.com, www.bcbcc.org or call 843-986-1102.