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Do I Qualify for an SBA Loan?

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Monday, March 30, 2020
With the CARES Act signed, a weekend to process it, speaking with our Chamber’s banking investors, and the opportunity to speak with Congressional staff, here’s what we know: What’s in the bill? For businesses, the biggest thing ...

Labor Department Issues Guidance on Family First Coronavirus Response Act

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Friday, March 27, 2020
Labor Department Issues Guidance on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act Thursday afternoon, the U.S. Department of Labor released updated information and resources for businesses about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act – the ...

Federal Response to Coronavirus: What Employers Need to Know

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Thursday, March 19, 2020
Last night, President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (HR 6201). This bill is the “Phase 2” of the federal government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Phase 1 was approved earlier in the month and ...

Message from President & CEO, Carlos Phillips: COVID-19

Posted by: Carlos Phillips on Thursday, March 19, 2020
Greenville Chamber Investors, Your head is spinning with the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and related information. You’re also wrestling with how your team can stay healthy, flatten the virus curve, and effectively serve your customers and ...

Coronavirus Tips for Working From Home

Posted by: Leslie Hayes on Monday, March 16, 2020
Ice Cream All the Time! “Can we eat ice cream all the time?” I asked my mother as a child. The idea sounded as blissful to my childish ears as the fantasy of working from home has to my adult ones. I have often dreamed about working ...

In Business: John Harris Body Shop

Posted by: Andrew Van on Friday, March 13, 2020
John Harris Body Shops was founded in 1975 by John Harris, Jr. with a flagship store on Stadium Road in Columbia, SC. Through hard work and a strong belief in giving back to his community, John Jr., grew to three shops in the immediate area and in ...

COVID-19, Human Resources, Small Business and You

Posted by: Leslie Hayes on Friday, March 6, 2020
COVID-19 dominates newsrooms across America right now, and if you are like most people, you are wondering what is true, when to worry and what to do – especially in your business. As an outsourced HR Director, I work with businesses large and ...

In Business: Salons by JC

Posted by: Rionne Ridgeway on Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Salons by JC continues to grow at an aggressive pace within the salon suite industry. A leader in the beauty franchise world, Salons by JC welcomed its 100th location in November 2019, in Greenville, South Carolina. Owners, Wayne Kosbe and Rick ...

Leadership Greenville State Government Day

Posted by: Tami Miller on Tuesday, February 25, 2020
The classes of Leadership Greenville and Leadership Charleston came together for a collaborative learning experience at the State Capitol in Columbia. In recent years as part of the Leadership Greenville experience, we have expanded the ...

Out with the Old, In with the New: REAL ID

Posted by: Jauntavia Prather on Thursday, February 13, 2020
The REAL I.D. Act will soon bring major changes to the way South Carolina residents travel and access federal installations. For residents seeking entrance to military bases, federal buildings requiring identification, and air travel, they will need ...
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