March 2018 Newsletter
IN THIS ISSUE .. . Springing Forward with New Opportunities!
LDC offices have moved to
2 Race Street, Charleston, SC 29403

Please update our address in your contacts.
Each Barrier Island Oyster Co. Sea Cloud single oyster starts as a hatchery-spawned seed and spends its life floating in local Charleston waters. After reaching harvest size, Sea Clouds are chipped smooth and washed by hand before being delivered to market. 

Look for them at local restaurants such as The Ordinary, 167 Raw and The Obstinate Daughter.


After 2 years and trial and error of countless recipes (probably 90-something), we've finally hit the nail on the head. This is going to be a staple in your bar. 

Hearty rich tomato, robust bold spice, a zippy tang, and savory smoke. This truly has it all. Prepare your tastebuds for the perfect breakfast/brunch beverage. We're revolutionizing drinking... in the morning.

Order your bottle HERE
Semilla has expanded and will soon be opening their brick & mortar store on President Street! In the interim, check out their amazing fare by clicking the "Find the Truck!" link on there Website.


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

Next workshops are Tuesday, April 3, at 10AM & Thursday, April 5, at 4PM

Location: 2 Race Street, Charleston
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 or by calling (843) 973-7298.
South Carolina Salute to Small Business

Join the SBA on May 2, 2018, 8:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Columbia Convention Center
Honor South Carolina's top small businesses and small business advocates

Are you ready to start your business?

Thursday, April 5, 2018, 6 - 7:45PM
This workshop is a great way to you put your plan in action & get your business off the ground!
We cover 1)Testing the business concept, 2) Developing a marketing & business plan, 3) Financial considerations, 4) Resources available to support your success & 5) Q&A. No fee. Registration is required. Led by an experienced SCORE mentor.