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Thursday, September 21, 2017
Programs have generated more than $45 million in export sales since 2011   COLUMBIA, S.C. - The S.C. Department of Commerce has been awarded a State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for the sixth year. In total, the SBA is awarding $18 million to 44 states in this year's round of STEP grants, which are designed to support and encourage ...read more
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Seaside Furniture Gallery will be celebrating the opening of their new Clearance & Mattress Center with a ribbon cutting ceremony performed by the Little River Chamber of Commerce on Friday, Sept. 29 at 10 AM. The general public is invited to stop by between 10 AM and 5 PM for giveaways, door prizes, hors d'oeuvres, and special sales.  Seaside Clearance and Mattress Center is located at 1466 ...read more
Categories: Announcements from Members, Chamber
Thursday, September 14, 2017
The Little River ShrimpFest now offers online tickets through Eventbrite at littlerivershrimpfest.eventbrite.com. Online tickets sales will run through the end of the event and cost $5 per person, per day.  "We hear from many families who plan their Grand Strand visits in advance, particularly around festivals and events. We are pleased to newly offer online ticket purchases for patrons who wish ...read more
Categories: ShrimpFest
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Important update on the Summer Work Travel (SWT) program and an urgent request for your immediate action. According to multiple sources,including this Wall Street Journal article, we now know that the Administration is planning to eliminate the J-1 SWT program, in addition to the J-1 Intern, Trainee, Camp Counselor and Au Pair programs.  This action may be taken as soon as early September. We ...read more
Categories: Economic
Friday, September 08, 2017
Little River, SC - Auto Money of Little River, the southeast leader in title loans, is pleased to announce that Izzy West, Communications & Marketing Coordinator of the Little River Chamber of Commerce & Visitor's Center, has been awarded the Little River Community Leadership Award. "This award goes to qualified individuals who do great things in our community. It's our way of thanking area ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Wednesday, September 06, 2017
North Myrtle Beach, SC – September 6, 2017 – The 3rd Annual Saltwater Highland Games, formerly known as The Myrtle Beach Highland Games, will be held at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex March 23-25, 2018. During two years at its former location, additional elements were added to grow the event, requiring a move to a larger venue and a name change for 2018. Event organizers ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Carolina Trust Announces Member Service Center Manager  Sarah Huntley was recently promoted to Member Service Center Manager. Since joining Carolina Trust in 2009, Huntley has served as Teller, Teller Supervisor, Teller Trainer, and most recently, Member Service Representative. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Coastal Carolina University in 2007.   ###
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Carolina Trust Welcomes New Assistant Vice Presidentof Member Business LendingCarolina Trust is pleased to welcome David Welborn to the position of Assistant Vice President of Member Business Lending. Welborn has over 15 years’ experience in the financial industry having previously served as a Licensed Financial Specialist, Small Business Banker, Small Business Development Officer and Market ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Friday, August 25, 2017
For the fifth year, Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union will continue to partner with River Oaks Elementary School to offer an In-School Banking program for students. The program was created to help students develop healthy saving habits at an early age. During the 2017-2018 school year, Carolina Trust representatives will visit River Oaks Elementary once a month to collect deposits from Goal ...read more
Categories: General News Article