July 2018 Newsletter
LDC Borrower Updates
Verde is opening a new location in Charlotte, North Carolina! This will be their fifth location in seven years and their first out of Charleston.

"The Queen City location, in the Ballantyne area of South Charlotte, is Verde's fifth in seven years, and will offer the signature Verde menu of salads, grain bowls, hearty wraps, and fresh-pressed juice. "We're excited to expand further into the Carolinas and be a go-to spot when people are craving a delicious and healthy meal — fast," said Jennifer Ferrebee in a press release." Read the Charleston City Paper article HERE  
Kids 'R' Kids
Kids 'R' Kids, a state-of-the-art daycare facility that cares for children ages 6 weeks through 12 years, recently held their groundbreaking ceremony in Mt. Pleasant. They plan to open their doors for approximately 230 children in 2019. In addition to daycare, the academy will offer day-camps and after school programs. View more information via the link below.
Benjamin Franklin Plumbing offers septic, water heater and fire sprinkler system services, in addition to their general and emergency plumbing services. They offer an on-time guarantee or services are free.

See the Website link for additional information or to speak with a virtual representative.

offers workshops on how to package a loan request and answer some FAQ's for starting a business.

Upcoming workshops:

Workshops are held 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.
August 1 @ 9AM: How to Win Grants to Develop Your Small Business Product
Click HERE to register

August 7 @ 1:45PM: Financing Your Small Business Webinar
Click HERE to register
To get more information on these or other SBA programs, call 843-740-6160
SCORE has informative Webinars, in-person seminars and course offerings for your business needs. Check out the Website for opportunities to fit your schedule!

August 2 @ 1PM: Pros & Cons of the Popular Business Entities: Sole Proprietorship, LLC, S Corp and C Corp
Click HERE to register

August 7 @ 1PM: How to Strategically Build a Successful Business with Family and Friends
Click HERE to register