The Chamber Corner for August 6th-12th

Photo above: Business of the week. Congratulations to this week’s Chamber Business of the Week – Carolina Air!  Each week, the Chamber highlights one member business or organization as a thank you for their investment in the Chamber and our community.  Special thanks to Sonic of Beaufort for sponsoring Business of the Week!


• Thursday, August 6: Beaufort Networking, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Beaufort Hilton Garden Inn, 1500 Queen Street, Beaufort. Topic: “Did you know?  The Blood Alliance provides blood to more than 40 hospitals and medical facilities in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina.” Learn why it matters for you to donate. This is a free networking opportunity! Bring your business cards!

• Thursday, August 6: The Blood Alliance Blood Drive, 8:00 to 12:00 noon at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1500 Queen Street. Donate blood and enter to win a free night hotel stay!

• Thursday, August 13: Business After Hours, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. hosted by Hosted by Southern Carpet Wholesale, 41D Robert Smalls Parkway. This event is free for members, $5 for guests.

Thursday, August 20: Emergency Preparedness 2015, sponsored by SERVPRO from 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. at the Quality Inn Town Center Jasmine Room. Do you or does your business or company have a Hurricane Emergency Plan? Officials from Beaufort County Emergency Management, NOAA, WTOC Meteorologist John Wetherbee, area insurance professionals and more will give us important information and tips to help prepare for the hurricane season. The time to prepare is now and you will learn what you need to do to protect your family, home and business. This event is $5 for members, $15 for guests.

• Friday, August 21: Coffee With Colleagues, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. hosted by Beaufort Lands End Tours, Viking Spirit Yacht in the Downtown Marina (NOTE:  location change), yacht is located in Slip 1-D. This is a free networking opportunity! Bring your business cards!

• Saturday, August 29: Military Appreciation Day Festival, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Atlantic Marine Corps Communities Welcome Center, 600 Laurel Bay Road, Beaufort. This event is free for our military families! Food, fun, jump castles, entertainment, games & more! Great opportunity for our community to say “Thank you!” to our military men and women.


Are you ready for the next step in your life?

If so, join the Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce on Monday, August 10, 2015 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at 801 Bladen St., Beaufort. 

The Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce presents an inner-active workshop entitled Life Reimagined with Marie D. Lewis. Get to know yourself better while planning your “what’s next.” is a simple and smart approach that helps you rediscover gifts, consider your options, get specific about the possibilities that lie ahead and how to approach them and discover your hidden talents and skills. Life Reimagined involves six practices that serve as a personalized guidance system. Start with where you are in your life, and see where the possibilities lead you! The event is limited to 15 participants.There is no fee and materials are included. To register, call 843-986-1102.

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