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Small Business Person of the Year

By colleen.dick@yorkcountychamber.com | February 8, 2023

The Winthrop Region Small Business Development Center is sponsoring our Small Business Person of the Year Award and will join us next week to present the honor to Janene Britton of The Britton Flooring Co.  Since opening the business in 2016, Janene has grown her customer base to include clients in both Carolinas with 6…

Legislative Update – Feb. 6, 2023

By colleen.dick@yorkcountychamber.com | February 7, 2023

Back to Blog Chamber President & CEO Dean Faile is back with another update on the latest in Columbia.  This week, Dean discusses a school choice bill, legislation related to the extension of development permits, several minimum wage bills, and legislation regarding the expansion of the Catawba Indian Reservation. Read more here about specific bills…

Rock Hill Businessperson of the Year

By colleen.dick@yorkcountychamber.com | February 7, 2023

Next Thurs, Feb 16, First Citizens Bank will present our Rock Hill Businessperson of the Year Award to David Oxendine, COO of Redline Chemical. Dave has served the Chamber on a variety of boards and councils over the years including our Government Relations Task Force. He keeps his family business running while also volunteering as…

York Area Businessperson of the Year

By colleen.dick@yorkcountychamber.com | February 6, 2023

Grier Sandifer, Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer for Bank of York, is our Businessperson of the Year for the York area! Grier is a grounded executive committed to serving families and small businesses through a career built on community relationships. He’s a Leadership York County graduate and has served on a variety of…

Young Professional of the Year

By colleen.dick@yorkcountychamber.com | February 4, 2023

If you’ve ever seen Alex in action, you have no doubt about her qualifications for our Young Professional of the Year award. Besides being actively engaged in our community, she has a genuine interest in making a difference for the greater good. And, by the way, she’s also smart, funny, and bursting with enthusiasm for…

Fort Mill/Tega Cay Businessperson of the Year

By colleen.dick@yorkcountychamber.com | February 2, 2023

Our Annual Awards Celebration is coming up! Time to introduce you to this year’s honorees. First up, thanks to SouthState Bank, is our Businessperson of the Year from the Fort Mill/Tega Cay area, David Buist of Ferrara Buist, LLC! This hugely successful and quietly humble entrepreneur, a Leadership York County graduate and board member for…

3 Things to Know, 1/31/23

By colleen.dick@yorkcountychamber.com | January 31, 2023

1) Weekly Legislative Update Each week during the SC legislative session, the Chamber will provide a video summary of proposed bills that could impact business in York County and across the State. The first update of the 2023-2024 session focuses on proposals to address the current $3.5 million SC budget surplus, the Statewide Education and Workforce…

3 Things to Know, 1/16/23

By colleen.dick@yorkcountychamber.com | January 16, 2023

1) Chamber Facebook Account Hacked While content posted prior to Jan 7 is still available, our Facebook page is currently down. We’re working to resolve the issue but until then, please visit our website for details about our upcoming events and follow us on Instagram to keep up with our social media content. 2) Annual…

Palmetto Business Barometer

By colleen.dick@yorkcountychamber.com | January 10, 2023

(from SCchamber.net) The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce invite business leaders in South Carolina to participate in a meaningful, ongoing survey of business conditions in the state – the Palmetto Business Barometer. The survey measures business conditions and attitudes over time with an emphasis on behaviors…

Become an Inclusive Leader in the New Year

By mark.pursley@yorkcountychamber.com | January 5, 2023

The events precipitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, now known as the “Great Resignation” have shone a new light on the role of leadership in business. It is now clear that millions of people across the nation are looking more closely at how they feel in their workplace.  This includes the quality of relationships with supervisors…

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