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, Tim and Diane Keith of Keith’s House of Plumbing are presented with a Certificate of Appreciation for displaying the U.S. flag. Photo provided.
Coffee with Colleagues coming to Lady’s Island
The Retreat at Lady’s Island will hold a free networking opportunity for Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce members.
The event will be held from 8:30-9:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 15, at the Retreat on Lady’s Island at 9 Sunset Blvd. Guests are encouraged to bring business cards.
Live Oak to hold networking event
Live Oak Builders will hold a networking event from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, at the Beaufort Holiday Inn & Suites at 2225 Boundary St.
Guests will enjoy food, cold drinks and lots of networking. Be sure to wear your tacky Christmas sweater, and don’t forget to bring cash for a chance to win a small shrimp hut sculpture by Ray Lynwood Polin.
Multiple vendors of Live Oak Builders will be showcasing their products and there will be drawing for prizes. Guests are encouraged to bring extra business cards for the drawings.
This event is free for Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce members and $5 for nonmembers.
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:
• Jan. 10: Click Click Click: Using Social Media
• 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 www.beaufortchamber.org to register.