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Making Waves The Official Newsletter of The Little River Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center.

Fall 2017

1180 Highway 17 North, Suite 1 Little River, SC 29566 www.LittleRiverChamber.org 843-249-6604 | Info@LittleRiverChamber.org

Vereen Memorial Gardens Our Member eBadge has been updated with our new tag line that will better allow visitors and locals appreciate what the local business community has to offer. Email us if you need a new copy. Did you find your treasure in Little River? Email Info@ LittleRiverChamber.org your success story for a chance to be featured in the chamber’s campaign with Easy 105.9!


Celebrating 10 Years of Membership

We made ourselves at home at Mungo Homes’ Cypress Village for Business After Hours on June 20th.

Gymnastics & More (843) 249-5867 GymAndMoreSC.com Outback Steakhouse (843) 280-4855 Outback.com

Celebrating 5 Years of Membership Patio’s Tiki Bar & Grill (843) 427-7228 Pati os Ti ki Bar.c o m

Thank you again to Horry County Code Enforcement and SLED for joining us at our Waterfront Festival Meeting.

Plant This Landscape Design Consultant (910) 508-7365 Renovation Church (843) 427-7155 Renovation-Church.com Young Interiors (843) 399-6524 YoungInteriorsFlooring.com

Thank you for your continued support & commitment!

Advertise Here 1/10 page (3.6” x 2” - about the size of a business card): $50/issue | $250/year One free 1/10 page ad per calendar year 1/4 page (3.6” x 5”): $115/issue | $640/year 1/2 page (3.6” x 10” OR 7.5” X 5”): $225/issue | $1350/year Upcoming Deadlines: Winter (Dec. - Feb.) - Nov. 1 | Spring (March - May) - Feb. 1 Email Izzy@LittleRiverChamber.org to reserve your space.


Ribbon Cuttings

Chamber and community members enjoyed celebrating these member’s milestones!

July Member of the Month

(843) 272-6796 | MBRiverboat.com

August Member of the Month

(843) 272-1111 | Alabama-Theatre.com

Š Janine Ryan 2017

Were you able to view the eclipse on August 21? Many businesses were able to plan an event or promotion around this historic event.


Welcome New Members! Agape Hospice of the Grand Strand 736 Highway 501 E Conway, SC 29526 843-234-2220 AgapeHospice.com Alpha Media Radio Group 1016 Ocala St. Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 (843) 448-1041 x230 WRNN.net Calabash Deli 9929 Beach Drive RT. 17 Calabash, NC 28467 (910) 579-9801 CalabashDeli.com Calabash Photography Arts & Curios 9962 Beach Dr. Calabash, NC 28467 (910) 579-2093 CalabashPhotography.com Coastal Craft Beverage Co. 10080 Beach Drive, SW Calabash, NC 28467 (910) 575-4458 CoastalCraftBeverageCo.com

Damsel in Defense by Lesa (910) 352-3921 StaySafeByLesa.com Dream Vacations 702 6th Ave. S., Suite 1 NMB, SC 29582 (843) 249-0230 MyrtleGrandTravel.com Flamingo Bay 1470 Hwy. 17 N. Little River, SC 29566 (843) 491-3025 Fuzzy Faces Dog Grooming 2126 Hwy. 9 E, Suite G-3 Longs, SC 29568 (843) 399-0400 Homebridge Financial 4214 Mayfair Street, #D Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 (843) 839-3700 Homebridge.com Jbird Multisport Coaching (704) 975-3576 JbirdMultiSpor tCoaching.com

Little River Chamber Board Member, Les Gore, congratulates retiring Army Corps of Engineers Charleston Commander BG David Turner for his service and support of the Grand Strand.

Karma Grill & Bar 4480 Mineola Ave. Little River, SC 29566 (843) 273-0044 Kenny’s Custom Built Homes 116 Hwy. 17 N. Little River, SC 29566 (843) 663-4141 KennysCustomBuiltHomes.com Little River Florist 1670 Hwy 17 Little River, SC 29566 (843) 427-4126 LittleRiverFlowers.com Maryland Fried Chicken/ Dem Boyz BBQ 4339 Sea Mountain Hwy. Little River, SC 29566 (843) 491-3008 Myrtle Beach Communications, Inc. 1330 Enterprise Ave Myrtle Beach , SC 29577 843-444-1199 MBComm.com

Myrtle Beach Pelicans 1251 21st Avenue North Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 (843) 918-6015 MyrtleBeachPelicans.com North Myrtle Beach Heating & Air 1003 2nd Ave. N. N. Myrtle Beach, SC 29582 (843) 399-3237 NorthMyrtleBeachHeatingAndAir.com Reclaimed America, LLC 1466 Highway 17 N, #C Little River, SC 29566 (843) 427-4326 Renfrow Chiropractic Center, PC 3203-B Highway 9 Little RIver, SC 29566 (843) 264-7055 RenfrowCC.com Swing Bridge Pizza 4207 Sea Mountain Hwy Little River, SC 29566 (843) 390-1010 SwingBridgePizza.com

Shea Tighe & James Richter Present SC Future Makers at “All Things Business,” an existing industry forum sponsored by MBREDC.


We had a record number of prizes (including a whole air conditioning unit!) given out at Tri-County Mechanical’s Ribbon Cutting & Business After Hours on July 18th.

Business After Hours at LifeQuest Swim & Fitness featured a wine tasting & live band on August 15th.


Upcoming Events

MEMBERSHIP 101

RIBBON CUTTINGS

Learn how to take advantage of membership benefits, including chamber website tutorial. Great for future or current members with questions.

Ribbon Cuttings are a great opportunity to increase networking, welcome a new business to the community, and create a potential for new business.

Sept. 7th at 9 AM

Sept. 29 at Seaside Furniture in Little River

Nov. 2nd at 3:30 PM

Hosting a Ribbon Cutting is great exposure for your business. We’re happy provide this ceremony service to new members or current members with new locations or other key milestones.

BUSINESS AFTER HOURS Sept. 19 | 5:30 - 7 PM Flamingo Bay Nov. 21 TBA Dec. 5 | 5:30 PM Christmas Tree Lighting

BUSINESS BUZZ Oct. 5 | 9 AM Santee Cooper Dec. 7 | 9 AM TBA

STAY CONNECTED Subscribe to chamber emails to receive event invites and our weekly eNewsletter, which includes upcoming dates. Like us Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and anywhere else you see #LittleRiverSC. Members are also encourage to join our Facebook and LinkedIn Groups for online networking.

GRAND STRAND SCENE This group supports young professionals in the Grand Strand with regular YP events, invitations to Little River & Myrtle Beach Chamber events, as well as volunteer opportunities. Upcoming events: Sept. 30 - Gamin’ for Charity Oct. 4 - Lunch Rush Oct. 19 - YP of the Year Reception Visit gsSCENE.com for details

For more information on Chamber Events or to register, visit LittleRiverChamber.org or call 843-249-6604 ext. 1 to speak with Izzy.

COMMUNITY EVENTS Little River Farmers Market Wednesdays (thru Oct. 25) at 4460 Mineola Ave. 843-365-6715 | WaccamawMarkets.org Little River Library Fridays - Basic Computer Class (Adults) Also, various kid/teen events, classes, book club, etc. 843-399-5541 | HCML.org North Strand Recreation Center Oct. 14 - Fall Festival Also, various athletic opportunities, camps, etc. 843-915-5331 | ParksAndRec.HorryCounty.org Waccamaw Economic Opportunity Council Oct. 20 - Health Fair from 9:30 - 1:30 in Conway 843-3559922 | WEOC.org C. B. Berry Community Center Oct. 21 - Pumpkin Hunt Also, various classes, Zumba, special events, etc. 843-249-4157 | ParksAndRec.HorryCounty.org


Awesome Website Guys taught Business Buzz attendees about Website Retargeting on July 6.

Visit our website to flip through our new Relocation Guide!

Attendee price of $59 includes: Continental breakfast, buffet lunch, networking opportunities, your choice of two breakout sessions, expert marketing panel, and access to business services vendors. Register online at YourSuccessSummit.com

Greyphin engaged Business Buzz attendees in employee motivation on August 3rd.

We joined Myrtle Beach Chamber in Thanking Horry Count Police for their cont’d dedication.


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Making Waves - Fall 2017  

The official newsletter for the Little River SC Chamber. http://www.littleriverchamber.org/pages/Newsletters