Don't miss these events in February and March--

Town Hall Meeting--TODAY
Town Hall Meeting
February 8th @ 6:00 p.m.
Carlisle Roddey Building
1476 J. A. Cochran Bypass
Chester, SC 29706
*Learn more about the upcoming "School Bond Referendum."
County-wide Election Reminder--February 13th
Referendum Question for February 13th
“Shall the board of directors of the School District of Chester County, South Carolina (the “school district”) be empowered to issue, at one time or from time to time, general obligation bonds of the school district, in the principal amount of not exceeding $38,000,000, the proceeds of which shall be used to finance the costs (including architectural, engineering, legal and related fees) of purchasing land and constructing and equipping a new career workforce readiness center and district-wide deferred maintenance?”
African American Breakfast--February 17th
Saturday, February 17, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
The Gateway

*Free to the public but you must RSVP at (803) 581-5133 or by Friday the 9th.
HR CAFE--February 26th
TOPIC : What’s in Your Files? – a comprehensive guide as to what should (or should not be) in your employee files and the management of those files.

February 26 @ noon, The Gateway.
Presented by Winters Law Firm, Chester Economic Development & SC Works.

**Lunch is provided by Winters Law so please RSVP (let us know if you need to cancel). Thanks!

To register, email or call the Chamber at 581-4142. Spaces are limited.
Ribbon Cutting & Open House-February 28th
Please join
as they host a Ribbon Cutting &
Open House for their new Center of Hope for women and children. Enjoy dessert and coffee then take a tour of this beautiful new downtown facility.

Wednesday, February 28th
1:00-2:00 p.m.
(Ribbon Cutting at 1:15 p.m.)
125 Hudson Street
Chester, SC 29706
Legislator Lunch & Learn--March 2nd

Hosted by Chester County Economic Development and the Chamber of Commerce, members are invited to the annual Legislator Lunch & Learn with S.C. Senator Mike Fanning and S.C. Representatives Greg Delleney and MaryGail Douglas.

Friday, March 2, 2018
11:30 a.m.
The Gateway

*Registration will begin next week.

Education Breakfast--March 8th

Hosted by the Public Education Foundation, Chester County School District and the Chamber of Commerce, members are invited to the learn more about ways to become ACTIVELY involved in the education of Chester County students.

Thursday, March 8, 2018
8:30 a.m.
District Office
509 District Office Drive
Chester, SC 29706

Small Business Management Workshop Series Kicks Off--March 12th

The Chamber, York Technical College Chester Center and the Small Business Development Center present the 2018 Small Business Management Workshop Series

This series is designed for anyone in small business--from start-ups to established professionals. These workshops will be taught by highly-trained professionals. Classes are taught in the evenings to best accommodate the hectic schedules of small business owners and their employees.
Classes meet 6:00-8:00 p.m.
March 12 (class runs until 8:30 that first night), April 9, May 14, June 11, and July 9.

TOPICS: Planning & Strategy; Record Keeping; Market Research; Marketing; Financing Your Business

**Registration information will go out next week!
Lunch & Learn--March 28th
York Tech Chester Center & the Chamber are partnering to bring members an informative new lunch series. Join us at 11:30 a.m. on March 28th at the Chester Center for "Generational Diversity in the Workplace."

*Registration info to follow soon.

Skeet Shoot--March 29th
Take aim. Fire. Fun!
Chamber Skeet Shoot
@ Rocky Creek
March 29th
8:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

*Registration info to follow soon.