LDC March Newsletter
In This Issue:  
Borrower News, LDC Footprint to Include Williamsburg County, New Loan Officer for LDC, and more!
Borrower News

Bright Future for Shine H2O
Shine H2O, the creation of MUSC  doctor Philip Davis and his wife Angel, is an all natural vitamin D3  antioxidant and electrolyte water that is filling a niche in today's drink market. Currently sold in over 30 stores, including Whole Foods and Harris Teeter,
Shine H 2 not only tastes good and is good for you, but it's also good for the world!  A portion of its proceeds are donated to provide vitamins to developing counties through One World Health . Check out this great WCBD News 2 story on the company here

Sweetgrass Time for the Lowcountry
"Love'n" the lowcountry?  At Sweetgrass Time, Charleston pride never looked so good with gifts and tees that reflect "lowcountry culture and charm" with a bit of cheekiness...and they're take'n their Sweetgrass Time. Catch them at the Flowertown Festival March 31 - April 2, 2017.
LDC Footprint to Include Williamsburg County
In an effort to serve a greater need, the LDC has expanded its service area to include Williamsburg County.  With the new addition, now you can apply for a small business loan from a total of five counties, including Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester, and Colleton.
New Loan Officer for LDC
The LDC is pleased to announce Paul Featheringill as a new loan officer with the organization.  Paul spent five years as a loan officer with the City of Columbia and brings a wealth of experience in lending and economic development to the position.   Other experience includes serving as Sr. Program Mngr. with the SDRA, and he holds both an M.A. in Political Science and an MPA from UGA as well as a B.A. in Political Science from the UofSC.   Originally from Charleston, Paul's joining the LDC allows him to fulfill a personal dream to return to the lowcountry, and the LDC couldn't be happier to have him.  Welcome, Paul!

Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions, and completing a series of legal activities.  These 10 easy steps can help you plan, prepare, and manage your business.

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