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Spring is in the Air!

Posted by on March 21, 2019 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Spring is in the air, and we are happy to welcome it! With the warmer weather, we look forward to increased activities around the community, both of the professional and the community kind.

The monthly Chamber Business After Hours will be held on March 21 from 5:30 until 7:00 p.m. at Pieces of Time East, located at 1211 Main Street in downtown Newberry. Join us at this one-stop shop for premium chalk-like paint and finishes, fine art and craft products, hand-painted vintage furniture, h...

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Exciting Things are Happening!

Posted by on November 16, 2018 at 5:35 PM Comments comments (3)

Exciting things are happening! This week I watched the Christmas tree ride into downtown Newberry and take its prominent place in Town Square. Each year, I enjoy watching with child-like amazement as the workers transform the tree and all of downtown into a winter wonderland. The City of Newberry makes the beautiful displays and decor possible through private donations with a community fundraiser. We residents get to experience the wonder throughout the season, and visitors are certainly del...

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New Programs!

Posted by on November 2, 2018 at 5:25 PM Comments comments (3)

Here at the Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center, we are committed to being your voice for business, your resource for helping your business grow, the community resource for residents and visitors, all while offering opportunities to educate and engage Newberry County citizens.

Leadership Newberry County has kicked off the 2018-2019 class and has completed two dates thus far. Be sure to read Newberry Observer's Andrew Wigger's articles, as he is taking part in the program and recappi...

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Benefits of Chamber Membership

Posted by on September 19, 2018 at 4:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Many people think that just because they are unable to attend Chamber functions, that investing in the Chamber would not have any benefits. While being engaged in the various events and activities does expose one to the additional resources and professionals that could benefit your business or career, there are so many other benefits that you reap.


Profits: Investment in the Chamber of Commerce returns dividends. Membership services and community programs expose you t...

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Get Out of Town!

Posted by on August 27, 2018 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (1)

As the weather gradually cools, take advantage of being outdoors and maybe wander around and take in some things you might not have noticed when you were blinded by the heat. Get out of your town and go see a different one!

Both Little Mountain and Pomaria have had some park improvements. Both are perfect for a morning or afternoon picnic and enjoying nature. If you're into walking or hiking, check out the Peak to Prosperity Passage and Lynch's Woods Passage of the Palmetto Trail. You c...

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FastTrac: Business School for Entrepreneurs

Posted by on July 24, 2018 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (0)

The Newberry Downtown Development Association (NDDA) is a non-profit organization of business owners, residents, and other supporters who believe in its mission to nurture the character, enhance the economic vitality, and provide a shared voice for downtown Newberry.

In carrying out that mission, one of the goals of the NDDA is to create a strong and vibrant economic environment. Coordinated by the NDDA and Newberry College and also sponsored by the City of Newberry, Newberry County Cha...

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Chamber Myths

Posted by on July 19, 2018 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (0)

As with any organization, there is sometimes a mystery about them. Even though Chambers of Commerce have been around for centuries, there are still misconceptions about what they are and what they do.

One of the sayings in the chamber world is that if you've seen one chamber, you've seen one chamber. Meaning that each one offers programs and events catered to its community and its member investors. As defined by Wikipedia, "a chamber of commerce (or board of trade) is a form of business...

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What Does Chamber Membership Do For Me?

Posted by on July 10, 2018 at 5:10 PM Comments comments (0)

"What does Chamber membership do for me?" That is a great question, and one that we like to answer.

The Chamber of Commerce is often the first visit, phone call, or website search that a resident or visitor makes in an effort to find a particular service. By investing in your Chamber of Commerce, your information is in our hands to readily provide to those who inquire about it. "Well, what will that set me back?" It shouldn't hurt at all. For a business with one to five employees, your...

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