Chamber Corner for November 30th-December 6th

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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:

• Dec. 13: Year End Tax Strategies

• 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 to register.

Chamber offering business plan classes

The Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce will be offering one final class this year with SCORE.  

The focus of the class is structuring of a business plan along with other business indicators that one must know to determine if the business is profitable or not.  

This three-day class will be held on Monday, Dec. 4, Wednesday, Dec. 6, and Monday, Dec. 11.

The cost is $25 and is required on the first day of class, which will be returned if you complete all three sessions.  

Call 843-986-1102, ext. 3.

Personal finance focus of upcoming program

Personal finance classes are being offered by the Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce from 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Dec. 5 and Dec. 19, at the chamber office at 801 Bladen St. in Beaufort.

Budgeting, getting out of debt, credit recovery and more will be covered.

These classes are free and open to the public.  

For more information, call 843-986-1102, ext. 2.

Bay Street Realty to celebrate grand opening

Bay Street Realty Group will celebrate its grand opening from 5:30-6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, in downtown Beaufort at 701 Bay St. 

A ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce will take place at 5:45 p.m. and kick off the Night on the Town and First Friday celebration in downtown Beaufort. 

Bay Street Realty Group said it is investing heavily in technology. 

“We plan to offer our buyers, sellers and our agents cutting-edge technology and personalized support,” partner Will Thurman said. “We believe the best investment we can make is in our agents and the marketing tools we provide.” 

The realty company plans to implement a “well-designed, highly visible website, aerial photography and video, in-house community tours and 360-degree virtual tours on homes,” according to a release.

Bay Street Realty Group has merged with Island Realty of the Lowcountry, which will allow the combined firms to cover the communities of Beaufort and the Sea Islands with three offices. 

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