Chamber Corner for May 18th-24th

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Coffee with Colleagues at History Center

The Santa Elena Foundation and Heritage Library will join with the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce for its May Coffee with Colleagues from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Friday, May 19, at the Santa Elena History Center.

Participants will enjoy coffee, light pastries, a chance to win a door prize and lots of networking.

The Santa Elena Foundation is dedicated to sharing the story of Santa Elena with South Carolinians and the world. Its mission is to expand the story of North American colonization by researching, preserving and promoting Santa Elena, the first European colonial capital.

The Heritage Library is one of the most comprehensive libraries of its kind in the region, with microfilm readers, computers, high-speed Web service and collections of books, microfilm, microfiche, CD-ROM, manuscripts, periodicals, video tapes, audio tapes, and maps. 

The Santa Elena History Center is at 1501 Bay St.

This event is free for chamber members.

Chamber to host ceremony for hospice thrift store

On Tuesday, May 23, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., Friends of Caroline Hospice will be announcing the new name of its new thrift store and celebrating with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 1100 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. 

The event will be hosted by the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Its thrift store was formerly known as The Red Door. 

Coffee and light pastries will be provided. The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 8:45 a.m.

The Friends of Caroline Hospice Thrift Store helps to support its patients and their families. The store is staffed by volunteers and filled with clothing for men, women and children as well as general household items, books, small furniture, toys and more.