February 2019 Newsletter
Spread some LOCAL LOVE and buy your Valentine a gift from a local artisan or merchant.

Lowcountry Local First has a convenient list of merchants by category and name.

Click the balloon for an article from
Charleston City Paper on where to eat and drink this Valentine's Day.
Charleston LDC Celebrates
Black History Month
Black History Month is a time to honor the achievements that inspire our communities and support those who are changing our future. For more information on this year's events and theme, check out the Association for the Study of African American Life and History's Website.
is now open in Summerville. Check out their menu and daily specials on their
Do you know your local gin distiller? Well, here's a video overview of Nippitaty Distillery in North Charleston. Stop by Saturdays, 2 - 6 p.m. for a tour and a cocktail. Check out their Facebook page for announcements.
Charleston LDC is hosting its first Borrower Networking Event on March 20th, 3 p.m..

Rooted ID 's Jennifer Morrow will be speaking on "Five Things Businesses Should Know When It Comes to Social Media."

For more information contact charlie@charlestonldc.org
The LDC holds workshops the first and last Tuesday of the month at 10:00 AM, and the first and last Thursday of the month at 4:00 PM.
You can RSVP via E-mail to Info@charlestonldc.org or by calling (843) 973-7298.
Upcoming Workshops are 2/26 and 2/28.
South Carolina Small Business Development Center has resources for every entrepreneur.

Check out this video to see how their resources can help your business.
eBook: Smart Credit Strategies for Small Business Owners

Strong business credit is key to securing funding. This free eBook, sponsored by Nav, covers strategies for building credit – and outlines the benefits for your business.  
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