Chamber Corner for June 29th-July 5th

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Chamber wins award for communication

The Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce was recently named a winner of an industry award which celebrates exceptional work in the areas of advertising and marketing. 

The Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) selected the Beaufort chamber’s Coast Is Clear advertising campaign for a Communication Excellence Award.

The Coast Is Clear advertising campaign was put together in the wake of Hurricane Matthew to inform consumers and tourists that Beaufort, Port Royal and the Sea Islands were back in business. 

Chamber to host Walmart celebration

Walmart on Robert Smalls Parkway will celebrate its recent renovations with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 7:30 a.m. Friday, June 30, at 350 Robert Smalls Parkway, Beaufort. 

The public is invited to attend.

Wal-Mart recently made the following renovations to the store: electronics of the future, updated produce and bakery, new gluten-free category in grocery, new registers on the front checkouts, new seasonal and celebrations center and new state-of-the-art tools in hardware. 

To learn more about Walmart store #1383, visit its website at

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

Public is invited to First Friday event

First Friday After Five, an event sponsored by the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce, will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday, July 7, in downtown Beaufort. This is an opportunity to explore downtown shops. There will be refreshments and live music.