Category Archives: Business Services

Two members join South Risk Management team

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Two new members have joined the team at South Risk Management, LLC, a Columbia-based company serving customers in South Carolina and throughout the Southeast. Spencer Lindsey started with the company in May as a commercial insurance producer. He will focus on property and casualty insurance for middle-market business throughout South Carolina. Spencer…
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Shellhorse Elected To Board Of S.C. Community Capital Alliance

[caption id="attachment_9472" align="alignleft" width="266"] Doris Shellhorse[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C., (May 18, 2017) – Doris Shellhorse, program manager of The Innovate Fund, has been elected to the board of directors of the South Carolina Community Capital Alliance. The Alliance is a non-profit network of Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), Community Development Entities (CDEs), and other community development…
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S.C. Department of Commerce announces 2017 Industry Impact Awards

State celebrates industry for 26th year COLUMBIA, S.C. - As part of the 26th annual Industry Appreciation series, the S.C. Department of Commerce recognized its 2017 Industry Impact Award recipients during an event on Thursday, May 11 at The Hall at Senate's End in Columbia, S.C. Honoring businesses that have made significant contributions to their…
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SBA announces Relaunch of Small Business Technology Coalition

WASHINGTON – The Small Business Technology Coalition, the go-to resource for entrepreneurs seeking to leverage technology, relaunched today with new partners and a greater emphasis on training users to make their businesses more effective and efficient, Administrator Linda McMahon of the U.S. Small Business Administration announced today. The Technology Coalition (www.sba.gov/techcoalition) is a public-private partnership…
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City Center Partnership’s Karel Givens Accepted to IDA’s Emerging Leader Fellowship Program

[caption id="attachment_9033" align="alignleft" width="214"] Karel Givens[/caption] Columbia, SC – April 27, 2017 – City Center Partnership (CCP) is pleased to announce Karel Givens, Vice President, Administration & Development of CCP, has been accepted to IDA’s 2017 Emerging Leader Fellowship Program. The class will be held during June in New York City. About IDA Emerging Leadership…
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Leadership Columbia Unveils Lincoln Street Tunnel Beautification Project

COLUMBIA, S.C. – COLUMBIA, SC – The Leadership Columbia Class of 2017 (LC17) held a community ceremony April 20 to unveil “WatermarkedSC,” its Lincoln Street tunnel beautification project. Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin and Chamber President and CEO Carl Blackstone alongside members from the LC17 class cut a ribbon signifying completion of the project at Lincoln…
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Blythewood Chamber Opens CoWork Space

[caption id="attachment_8862" align="alignleft" width="3264"] Blythewood's CoWork Center was renovated from a former wholesale pharmacy business.[/caption] The worldwide popularity of coworking has spread to Blythewood, SC.  Independent professionals are discovering that their home office comes with a lot of distractions: dogs barking, family interruptions, etc. and finding a quiet coffee shop to use as a work…
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S.C. Chamber Announces Business Week Application Deadline

Prestigious Program Helps Prepare Today’s Students For Tomorrow’s Jobs COLUMBIA, S.C. – The application deadline for the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce’s Business Week is less than two weeks away. Business Week is a week-long program that brings some of the state’s brightest high school students to Presbyterian College in Clinton, S.C., from July 23…
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