Ambassadors--Volunteers Who Make a Difference!

Last week, our Chamber Ambassadors met to begin planning our annual Golf Tournament (which is October 13th!).  These volunteers understand the importance of our Chamber of Commerce and are willing to donate their time and talents for the betterment of our entire community.   The group meets on the second Thursday of every month here at the Chamber (free lunch is included).   Do you know a Chamber member who would consider serving as an Ambassador?  
Please let us know as we are taking nominations now and want to expand this important group!  We are looking for representatives from  all areas  of the county and  all types of businesses.  Thank you!   -Brooke Clinton

Golfers enjoy a day on the greens!  
Mark your calendar for this year's Scholarship Tournament--October 13th!

Photo by Bill Marion

Social Media--It's Important!

The mission statement of the Chester County Chamber of Commerce states that our organization shall " Promote family-oriented commerce, events and activities to be enjoyed by local residents and out-of-town visitors."  One of the best ways to reach consumers is through social media.  Please "Like" our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter.  Also, feel free to send us updates for our social media sites that you believe would benefit our residents and visitors--we'll be glad to post & share. 
We appreciate our loyal members who renewed their Chamber memberships this week.  
Your contributions keep us working for you!

Craig's Home Repair
Vocational Rehabilitation
Boyd Management (Apartments)
Sherry's Pampered Pet Parlor
Two Red Shoes
Black's Drug Store
Rocky Creek Sporting Clays

Two Red Shoes
Two Red Shoes Boutique is located at 644 Columbia Road in Chester, South Carolina. We offer a wide variety of things from ladies clothing to gifts.  Each week there is a new "weekly sale." Shop our online store also.   803-377-7207


Reminders & Announcements
It is time to begin putting together the 2016-2017 sports program and building the sponsorship base for Chester High School athletics for the upcoming school year. We invite you to be a part of the success of CHS athletics by becoming one of the supporters who help our student athletes achieve excellence.
The Chamber will be open until 5:00 p.m. today and until noon Friday if you need tickets for the Ag & Art kick-off event!  The Market is air-conditioned now!

BRACELET BAR FOR ALL AGES,  Drop-In Class during Ag & Art Tour  Saturday, June 25 at 10:30 - 12:30 pm.   Artist Susan Elstrom will show you how to create your own unique bracelets with different baubles, stones, and jewels.  Each bracelet is $16.  Make as many as you like!  This class will be held at the Arts Council Building located downtown at 123 Main Street.    All supplies are provided. Cash or check only. Ages 3 to adult.  Although registration is not required, please contact us if you are planning to attend so that we can have enough supplies.   To register, call Lauren at the Arts Council at 581-2030 or email .
We want to hold the "Can Your Own Food" Day Camp but we need a lot more participants!  This day camp will be held July 6-7 , from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm   at the Fort Lawn Community Center.  It is for youth in grades 6 - 12.  Participants will learn to can food and make a processed food such as  jelly.  Cost is only $10.  To register, call Clemson Extension Service, 803-385-6181, Ext. 114. 

Survey help requested:
Alice Brawley is a Clemson Ph.D. student researching the success of family businesses with less than about 10 employees for her dissertation. In particular, she's studying how different ways of managing employees could enhance employee performance, employee retention, and customer service quality. Alice looks forward to sharing her findings with Chamber members. To help Alice, please complete her survey by clicking here.