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Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Dear South Carolina Companies and Business Allies:   As a follow-up to yesterday’s briefing, South Carolina State and Local officials as well as FEMA are preparing to respond to the damages and impacts that are being caused by the on-going flooding in the Northern Conglomerate.   Rivers located mostly in the Pee Dee basin and fed from rivers upstream in North Carolina are in various stages of ...read more
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
SBA extiende asistencia de desastre a residentes y negocios en condados adicionales en Carolina del NorteATLANTA- La Agencia Federal para el Desarrollo de la Pequeña Empresa (SBA por sus siglas en inglés) ha añadido condados adicionales a la declaración de desastre para negocios y residentes en Carolina del Norte afectados por el Huracán Florence el 7 de septiembre de 2018. La declaración de ...read more
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration has added more counties to the disaster declaration in North Carolina for businesses and residents affected by Hurricane Florence beginning Sept. 7, 2018. The disaster declaration covers the counties of Beaufort, Bladen, Brunswick, Carteret, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Duplin, Harnett, Jones, Lenoir, New Hanover, Onslow, Pamlico, Pender, ...read more
Monday, September 17, 2018
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the state of South Carolina. Assistance for the State, Tribal, and Affected Local Governments Can Include as RequiredPayment of not less than 75 percent of the eligible costs for emergency protective measures taken to save ...read more
Sunday, September 16, 2018
WASHINGTON – In the wake of a disaster, Americans have always come together with compassion and courage to ask how they can help survivors of Hurricane Florence. There are many ways that you can help survivors and ensure that an individual contribution – whether financial donation or personal time – is carried out responsibly. The fastest way to help – cash is best “It is much more effective ...read more
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Recovery Steps to Take After Hurricane FlorenceSOUTH CAROLINA – Hurricane Florence has the potential to bring catastrophic flooding and wind damage throughout the state of South Carolina. If your business, home, or organization is affected, follow these steps to start the recovery process.SBA Response to Hurricane FlorenceDuring a disaster declaration, SBA coordinates with FEMA, State and Local ...read more
Thursday, September 13, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC – As part of its commitment to state and local partners facing a serious impact by Hurricane Florence, the U.S. Department of Labor today announced it is ready to make available National Dislocated Worker Grant (DWG) funding to help South Carolina assess its workforce needs. "The U.S. Department of Labor is prepared to deploy resources to help South Carolinians who, as a result ...read more
Monday, September 10, 2018
South Carolina– Disaster can strike at any time, and even the most prepared businesses and business owners can be adversely impacted. Our mission, to maintain and strengthen the nation’s economy by enabling the establishment and vitality of small businesses, cannot be carried out without assisting in the economic recovery of communities after disasters. Returning businesses to normal operations, ...read more
Friday, September 07, 2018
WASHINGTON – Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Linda E. McMahon released the following statement in response to the U.S. Labor Department’s August 2018 Jobs report that the economy added 201,000 jobs in August and the unemployment rate was 3.9 percent:    “Today’s report depicts just how positive an effect the President’s strong economic policies, ...read more
Wednesday, September 05, 2018
WASHINGTON –The U.S. Small Business Administration announces the first fee decrease in Surety Bond Guarantees in 12 years. The fee decrease will be in effect for guaranteed bonds approved during fiscal year 2019, taking effect October 1, 2018 and ending September 30, 2019. The Surety Bond Guarantee (SBG) program is reducing the Surety fee from 26 percent to 20 percent of the bond premium ...read more
Thursday, August 30, 2018
Low Country Pipe & Cigar, Myrtle Beach's finest cigar and pipe shop, has announced that it will serve as host for the Little River Chamber of Commerce's networking event, Chamber Connections, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 20th. Low Country Pipe & Cigar is located at Nixon's Crossroads, 2 Highway 90 E, Little River, SC 29566.  As the name implies, Chamber Connections provides an ...read more
Categories: Announcements from Members, Chamber
Thursday, August 30, 2018
How many of you have been to a great seminar or conference, learned a lot, and noted some recommended books to read? Leave your hand up if you haven’t even looked back at your reading list. That’s okay – us, too.  But that’s about to change. Introducing the Business Book Club at the Little River Chamber of Commerce. Let’s hold each other accountable and finally read these great professional ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce and its Business Diversity Council are hosting a two-part workshop to guide business owners through the application process to acquire minority-owned business certifications through South Carolina Department of Transportation, Small Business Administration, National Veteran Business Development Council and Women’s Business Enterprise National Council.  Such ...read more
Friday, July 13, 2018
Employer Summit  Tuesday, October 9, 2018  11:30 am – 2:00 pmIn celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the SC Disability Employment Coalition is inviting businesses in South Carolina to build on their awareness of issues surrounding hiring people with disabilities. The South Carolina Disability Employment Coalition is an interagency collaborative working to address ...read more
Thursday, May 10, 2018
The Big "M" Casino, The Carolina's ONLY place to play has Two Luxurious Casino Ships sailing year round out of the Myrtle Beach, SC area. We are now hiring Casino Tables Games Dealers! We offer Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Let-It-Ride, and Three Card Poker! Full time year round positions available. EXCELLENT pay and GREAT benefits. Visit our website @ www.bigmcasino.com; or apply in person daily ...read more
Categories: Community