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How does the Chamber decide position on issues that arise after the agenda is set?

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Monday, January 6, 2020
This is one of our most frequently asked questions. The Greenville Chamber and the Upstate Chamber Coalition have slightly different processes, so we’ll focus on the Greenville Chamber’s process in this blog post. As I mentioned in the ...

Masking in the Workplace and How it Can Be Detrimental to D&I

Posted by: Dr. Nika White on Friday, January 3, 2020
Masking, or covering, is the practice of people feeling as though they can’t show up fully as themselves—personally or professionally. At its simplest definition, masking is when people disguise who they are. Through a diversity and ...

Furman Weekends at the Well

Posted by: Jaeyden Hill-Mims on Monday, December 16, 2019
Furman called downtown Greenville home for more than 100 years. In the early 1960’s, Furman relocated to the campus they currently occupy today on Poinsett Highway. 50 years later, Furman Basketball is set to return to where it all began. ...

7 Ways to Create Economic Inclusion for Minority-Owned Businesses

Posted by: Dr. Nika White on Wednesday, December 11, 2019
President and CEO, Nika White Consulting, Best Selling Author of “The Intentional Inclusionist®” and “Next-Level Inclusionist: Transform Your Work and Yourself for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Success” Inclusive ...

How does the Chamber produce its agenda each year?

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Monday, December 9, 2019
Producing our policy agenda — and keeping it nimble enough to react to the rapidly changing political scene — is the most challenging thing we achieve each year. It’s equal parts reacting to needs, predicting the future, and ...

Don't Have a Permanent D&I Position? Create a Diversity and Inclusion Council

Posted by: Dr. Nika White on Wednesday, December 4, 2019
President and CEO, Nika White Consulting, Best Selling Author of “The Intentional Inclusionist®” and “Next-Level Inclusionist: Transform Your Work and Yourself for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Success” Many people ...

In Business: Bon Secours AFC Urgent Care

Posted by: Andrew Van on Thursday, November 21, 2019
Bon Secours St. Francis Health System plans to expand its AFC Urgent Care Bon Secours sites to include a new location at 2709 Pelham Road on Friday, November 22, 2019. This center will join six existing Greenville County centers located as follows: ...

Greenville Chamber Relocating to Riverplace

Posted by: Molly Hulsey on Wednesday, November 20, 2019
We’re Moving… From Cleveland Street to Main Street But not just to any new building. After almost 46 monumental years on Cleveland Street, the Greenville Chamber is returning to its downtown roots and ushering in a new decade on the ...

Congratulations to Greenville Heritage Federal Credit Union, our October Small Business of the Month!

Posted by: Greenville Heritage Federal Credit Union on Thursday, November 14, 2019
7 Ways to Protect Your Credit Score Your credit score is a three-digit number that creditors use to assess how likely you are to repay your loans. A high score can help you qualify for the lowest interest rates and gives you the ability to borrow ...

In Business: YouthBASE

Posted by: Andrew Van on Wednesday, November 6, 2019
YouthBASE is an early intervention afterschool and summer program. Our mission is to equip children in Kindergarten-2nd grade and their families to build the child's behavioral, academic, social and emotional competencies so they may succeed at ...
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