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You can be as busy as you want to be!

We are really enjoying this weather and hope that you are as well. It the perfect time of the season to be out and about, and in our community, you can be as busy as you want to be!

The Newberry County Memorial Hospital will hold a Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening for their pediatric therapy new location. Stepping Stones will provide more space at their 1240 Hunt Street location in Newberry. Join us from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m. for the Grand Opening. The Ribbon Cutting will be held at 4:00 p.m. For additional information, please call 803-405-7425.

Bike Baby has relocated to 1104-B Main St. in downtown Newberry and offers new and used bikes, electric bikes, and gear. Marguerite’s goal is to “get Newberry outside…one wheel at a time!” Join us Friday, April 26 at 3:30 p.m. for the Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening. You can find the location’s entrance at the right side of the 1100 block of Main.

Then walk around the corner to greet Genesis in their new location of 1110 Main Street in downtown Newberry. Now there’s even more room to get your caffeine fix and support fair trade. Join us on Friday, April 26 at 4:00 p.m. for that Ribbon Cutting and Grand Relocation.

In the workforce development realm, we have partnered with several entities to offer a job fair on Thursday, May 2 at Piedmont Technical College, 1922 Wilson Road in Newberry. If you are a local business looking to hire, contact us for a booth to set up. If you are seeking employment, the fair is open to the public from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Dress in business attire and come with your resume in hand. If you have questions about the latter, please contact us for assistance.

May’s Business After Hours will be held on May 14 from 5:30 until 7:00 p.m. at Muddy Bay Marine & Powersports, located at 13803 C R Koon Hwy between Newberry and Prosperity. Join us and see all of the things in store and on the property for outdoor recreation, just in time for spring and summer activities!

Newberry County Young Professionals are busy as well! Be sure to catch up with all of their activity through their Facebook page and let us know if you would like additional information on this 21-40 age group that is making things happen!

Ag+Art Tour of Newberry County has been set for June 1 and 2. The farms have been selected, as have the ancillary sites. Currently, sign-ups are being held for local artists. If you are, or know, a local artist who may be interested, have them contact the Chamber for additional information. The Chamber looks forward to bringing this event to the area again so that we can celebrate our agricultural heritage and promote local artists.

As in the past, we will hold the popular Farm to Table Dinner to kick off the weekend. Instead of the Thursday just prior, we will hold the Dinner on May 23, so two Thursdays prior to the weekend of the Tour. Tickets to this dinner are limited, so contact us soon to reserve your spot.

Also starting on June 1 is the summer Grow Newberry Farmers Market. This program will be held in Memorial Park in downtown Newberry, and spaces will be available for gardeners of produce and plants, bakers, select craftsman, and a few non-profits. Contact us if you are interested in being a vendor or a sponsor of this popular event.

Contact us for additional information on any of the Chamber events and programs:

1209 Caldwell Street, downtown Newberry


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