Chamber News
Scholarship Applications
Please help us spread the word that our annual scholarship competition is now open. We award three $1,000.00 scholarships to a senior at each county high school. Students MUST have at least a 2.0 GPA and MUST plan to attend an accredited South Carolina two year/technical college. Share this link:
Thank you to Andrela Riley for teaching and Stacy Scott (pictured at left) for hosting "How to Manage Stress" at the York Tech Chester Center. Thanks also to Joanie Winters (above) for her HR CAFE on "Hostile Work Environments," hosted by Chester County Economic Development at the Gateway. Both lunch meetings were well organized and attended. We very much appreciate chamber members who share their knowledge and talents with other members!
Upcoming Chamber Events
LUNCH & LEARN: April 3rd Estate Planning. 12:30 p.m. York Technical College Chester Center
RIBBON CUTTING: April 5th GRASP. 5:00 p.m.
RIBBON CUTTING: April 8th The Shop. 4:00 p.m.
WORKSHOP: April 9th "Let's Get Started." 6:00 p.m. Fort Lawn Community Center
ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS DAY: April 24th. War Memorial Building. Noon
CLAY SHOOT: April 25th. Rock Creek. 8:15 a.m.
BUSINESS AFTER HOURS: May 2nd York Technical College Chester Center "Stay Local My Friends" Kickoff Celebration
TEACHER APPRECIATION: May 7th Gateway Conference Center
BUSINESS AFTER HOURS: May 23rd Cancer of Many Colors, Chamber building
REGISTER BY MONDAY AT 5:00 P.M.--That's Today
Teams Needed!
CLICK HERE to register a team or sponsor part of our annual clay shoot. April 25th at Rock Creek!

Click on announcements below from AT&T, located in Chester near Shoe Show/Walmart shopping center.
State Farm is looking for entrepreneurs who are ready to start their own business and make a difference in their community. We currently have an opening in Northeast Columbia. We are looking for those individuals who are self-motivated and driven to make a difference by meeting the needs of our customers. Please contact Yvonne Salsbury at 803-767-9602 if you are interested in learning about the process and/or the Northeast Columbia opportunity.
J. Marion Sims Opportunity
The Foundation has an immediate opening for a Post-Baccalaureate Fellow interested in community and youth engagement, research, partner and program development.
Utility Line Worker Fundamentals--York Technical College
New Program Starting April 8th
Register Now! Scholarships available.
April 8 - May 31
Monday - Thursday | 7:30am - 4:30pm
This 8-week certificate program includes classroom, lab, and field instruction in pole climbing and both overhead and underground line installation. You will be assessed throughout the training in hands-on skill performance, relevant subject area knowledge and safety compliance. Graduates will be ready for entry-level employment with utility and cable companies.
Register by phone: 803-325-2888 or online.