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

Summer 2017

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

New Change: To better serve our members, Making Waves will be published quarterly. The ad deadline for our Fall issue (runs September through November) will be August 1.


Celebrating 10 Years of Membership

We received excellent feedback from Business Buzz attendees on Awesome Website Guy’s seminar on April 6th.

Benjamin’s Jewelers 843-280-7360 Bloomingails Consignment 910-575-4949 Bloomingails.net Brentwood Restaurant and Wine Bistro 843-249-2601 TheBrentwoodRestaurant.com

A Community Meeting was held prior to the World Famous Blue Crab Festival to address concerns and updates.

Celebrating 5 Years of Membership A&G Computer Service 843-427-4137 Barefoot Princess Riverboat 843-272-6796 MBRiverbo at.c om Coastal Engravers 843-272-1555 CoastalEngraversInc.com East Coast Moving 910-755-2058 EastCoastMovingLLC.com Greg Hembree 843-946-6556 SCStateHouse.gov WindowZ Inc 910-575-3717 WindowzInc .com Thank you for your continued support & commitment!

The ‘World Famous Blue Crab Festival’ Car Show on May 6th


Ribbon Cuttings

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

April Member of the Month

(843) 249-2329 | LRUMC.net


Welcome New Members! Calabash Wholesale Computers 10195-6 Beach Dr SW Calabash, NC 28467 910-575-7850 Duran Insurance & Tax Services 560 Hwy 90 E, Unit B Little River, SC 29566 843-249-1076 East Coast Auto & Diesel 2610 Hwy 9 E Little River, SC 29566 843-390-2119 AutoRepairMyrtleBeach.com

Elvis Service Co. 2200 Executive Ave Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 843-448-5016 ElvisServiceCompany.com Eva Electric 4518 Kingfisher St. NMB, SC 29582 843-580-9255 EvaElectric.com Grand Strand Realty 503 Sea Mountain Hwy NMB, SC 29582 843-249-10404 SCCoast.com Grande Harbour Marina 4430 Kingsport Rd. Little River, SC 29566 843-427-7934 GrandeHarbourHome.net

Helping Your Health Naturally 4763 Big Barn Rd. C Little River, SC 29566 877-528-8011

HelpingYourHealthNaturally.com

Little River Deli 2352 Hwy 9 E Longs, SC 29568 843-399-9492 Pro Roofing Plus 440 Hwy 90 E, Suite 2 Little River, SC 29566 843-491-3207 ProRoofingPlus.com RV Outlet USA of NMB, Inc. 2049 Hwy 9 W Longs, SC 29568 843-756-2222 RVOutletUSA.com Sportsman Choice Marine 1934 Hwy 9 Longs, SC 29568 843-399-9283

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SportsmansChoiceMarine.com

Touring Logistics 75 Dogwood Dr. Tryon, NC 28782 828-238-0598 United Community Bank 1312 Professional Drive Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 843-839-9720 UCBI.com

Web Reminder The Chamber Website is an excellent resource to gain new leads. Be sure to update your directory listing & add news, deals, events, and more.

Free Making Waves Ad Chamber Membership includes a variety of marketing opportunities, including a free 3.6” x 2” advertisement in our printed newsletter, shown here. Visit LittleRiverChamber.org or email Izzy@LittleRiverChamber.org for more info. Chamber board & staff bonding


Chamber members gathered at J & K Home Furnishings on April 18th to network with each other.

Our community celebrated the Little River Volunteer Firefighters’ new apparatus with a Push-In Ceremony


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 Nov. 2nd at 3:30 PM

BUSINESS AFTER HOURS June 20th | 5:30 - 7 PM Mungo Homes: July 18th | 5:30 - 7 PM Tri-County Mechanical August 15 Open - Call 843-249-6604 x1

BUSINESS BUZZ June 6 | 9 AM Marketing Tips from Awesome Website Guys Aug. 3 | 9 AM TBA - Greyphin Consulting Oct. 5 | 9 AM Presenter Needed - Call 843-249-6604 x1

STAY CONNECTED

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. 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 from 1- 6 PM at 4460 Mineola Ave. 843-365-6715 | WaccamawMarkets.org C. B. Berry Community Center June 3 - Family Fishing Fun Day Various crafting classes, Zumba, special events, etc. 843-249-4157 | ParksAndRec.HorryCounty.org North Strand Recreation Center July 22 - Indoor Community Yard Sale Various athletic opportunities, camps, & classes, etc. 843-915-5331 | ParksAndRec.HorryCounty.org

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.

Little River Library Wednesdays - Summer Reading Program Various kids events, book sales, clubs & classes, etc. 843-399-5541 | HCML.org

Members are also encourage to join our Facebook and LinkedIn Groups for online networking.

Little River United Methodist Church Aug. 18 - Rummage Sale Kick-Off Various community events, unique services, etc. 843-249-2329 | LRUMC.org

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: June 7 - Lunch Rush June 22 - Summer Social at House of Blues Visit gsSCENE.com for details


Thanks again for helping make the 36th Annual World Famous Blue Crab Festival a success!


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Making Waves - Summer 2017  

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