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Thursday, June 21, 2018
Please consider supporting Wake Tech’s next Employee Campaign by donating something of value that they can use as a “prize” for employees that choose to donate. This past year, nearly 70% of Wake Tech employees donated to back to college, representing approximately $100,000!  All of this money went to support student scholarships, departments and programs, and faculty/staff professional ...read more
Categories: Member News, Around Town
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
The Town of Garner has won the Government Finance Officers Association's Award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting for the fourth consecutive year--every year that the Town has been eligible for the honor. The award recognizes the Town's Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.  Judges took into consideration the quality of ...read more
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Friday, June 15, 2018
Chick-fil-A at Garner Towne Square will host a food drive benefitting Community of Hope Ministries on Thursday, June 28th. Bring at least 5 cans of food or donate $5 to receive a coupon for a free original Chick-fil A sandwich!  The food drive will run from 11:00 am - 5 pm at the Garner Towne Square location ONLY! Help Chick fil A feed 5000 vulnerable families and children in the Garner ...read more
Categories: Member News, Around Town
Friday, June 15, 2018
Community of Hope and Chick-fil-A of Garner are pleased to announce the date for the 5th Annual Chick-fil-A Splish Splash Bash!  Join us at the Chick fil A at Garner Towne Square on Thursday, June 28th for a fun afternoon of fundraising for Community of Hope Ministries.  All funds raised on this date will support the addition of a brand new walk-in cooler and walk-in freezer at the Community of ...read more
Categories: Member News, Around Town
Thursday, June 14, 2018
This article originally appeared on thenorthcarolina100.com, published by S&A Communications. Establish your organization's winning edge at RushHour Karting, the only adult indoor high-speed go-kart facility in Eastern North Carolina. Running out of fun company outing ideas? Add this to the calendar: indoor go-karting. Planning events for more than 100 employees can be a hassle, but ...read more
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Wednesday, June 13, 2018
At a celebration for the Summer Salute planning committee, North State Bank executives presented a check for $125,000 to members of Transitions LifeCare’s management team, the net proceeds of Summer Salute 2018, shared Sandra A. Temple, event co-chair and retired North State Bank executive. “Thanks go to our committee, volunteers, sponsors and attendees for making May 5th a wonderful evening and ...read more
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Monday, June 11, 2018
S&A Communications recently won eight Hermes Creative Awards out of nine total submissions entered by the full-service communications firm. This marks the greatest number of Hermes Creative Awards — awarded by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals — that the firm has ever received in one year.   The Hermes Creative Awards are an international competition showcasing ...read more
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Monday, June 11, 2018
The Garner Fire-Rescue is pleased to announce a part-time Administrative Assistant job opening.  Please see link for job description and details.  Interested applicants should submit resumes to PO Box 441 Garner, NC 27529 Attn. Chief Poole by no later than 7/1/18.  For more information, click here.  
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Saturday, June 09, 2018
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Wednesday, June 06, 2018
BY SCOTT BOLEJACK sbolejack@newsobserver.com   On June 9, 2009, an explosion tore through the ConAgra Foods Slim Jim plant in Garner, killing four workers and injuring dozens. Two years later, ConAgra shuttered the plant and moved production to Ohio. But before leaving town, the company gave the plant, the surrounding land off of Jones Sausage Road and $500,000 to Garner. The money was ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Monday, June 04, 2018
The Garner Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome D.R. Horton. For more than 35 years, D.R. Horton has built and designed homes with a focus on quality and value, always understanding the many details that are important to homebuyers. Since 1978, D.R. Horton has delivered more than 600,000 homes to families across the nation. They pride themselves in superior craftsmanship, value and service. ...read more
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Friday, June 01, 2018
The Mid-Carolina Soccer Club invites all students from ages 4-18 to sign up for a week of soccer camp in July. The club is hosting this camp with the mission to provide a soccer training camp that teaches quality ball skills and touches for lasting results. With more than 17 years of soccer experience, Camp Director Geoffrey N'Goran will assist in teaching campers the proper techniques of ...read more
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Friday, June 01, 2018
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Thursday, May 31, 2018
The Garner Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Tutor Doctor of Raleigh-Garner. With a mission to change the trajectory of students' lives, the Tutor Doctor of Raleigh-Garner is unlike any other tutoring service you will work with. The organization provides students and families with individualized tutoring from the initial assessment to the tutor match. Interested in learning how the Tutor ...read more
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Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Mary Elizabeth Twiddy, an Edward Jones financial advisor in Garner, is supporting Community of HOPE Ministries by using her office as a drop-off for a canned food drive. Local residents may help support this effort by bringing in items to the Edward Jones branch office during regular business hours from June 1 to June 20, 2018. The branch address is: 151 US 70 East, Garner, NC Edward Jones, a ...read more
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Tuesday, May 29, 2018
From now until supplies last, Anfesa's Jewelers is offering 50% off on all Alex and Ani jewelry including bracelets, bangles, rings and more. Anfesa's Jewelers is located at 205 New Fidelity Court in Garner. For more information, call (919) 773-0013.
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Friday, May 25, 2018
Garner will host its first First Annual Children's Business Fair on July 28, 2018. This event provides children with the opportunity to participate and launch their very own start-up business.  Applications are now being accepted for children from the ages of 6-14 years old. All students must apply before the deadline on July 6, 2018. There are only 35 spots available. The business fair will ...read more
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Thursday, May 24, 2018
By T. Keung Hui Wake County's new school superintendent is a familiar face who has spent the past 30 years educating local students. The Wake County school board turned Wednesday to Deputy Superintendent Cathy Moore to be the new leader of the largest school district in North Carolina and the 15th largest district in the nation. Moore, who has worked in Wake since 1988 and overseen academics for ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Thursday, May 24, 2018
By Greg Cox Correspondent   “Next time, get the butter chicken,” said the woman at the table next to us on the patio at Bond Brothers, the brewery where we had tracked down the Curry in a Hurry truck. “It’s the best, as good as any I’ve ever had in a restaurant.” My wife had struck up a conversation over the woman’s dog (a Goldendoodle, one of several dozen breeds that my wife finds ...read more
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Monday, May 21, 2018
Garner Town Hall and other Town facilities will be closed on Monday, May 28, for Memorial Day. There will be no solid-waste collection on that day. Monday routes will receive collection on Tuesday, and other routes that week also are scheduled to receive service a day later than usual. Garner's annual Memorial Day ceremony will be held at the Garner Veterans Memorial at Lake Benson Park (921 ...read more
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Thursday, March 29, 2018
Chamber Directory Services will be completing the map program by providing business logo listings with a 30-word description about your business. Your business location will also be pinpointed on the map. There is a wide variety of price points available that will provide your business name listed on the participating map sponsors index and within the digital portion of the map on-line feature ...read more
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Friday, March 16, 2018
Baker Roofing moving to new Garner home! The new owner of an old Kmart-anchored shopping center in Garner, just across the south Raleigh border, has plans in the works to revamp the property with extensive renovations and new construction.   Baker Roofing, a company with a long history in Raleigh and a reach across the South, purchased the 29-acre site at 4300 Fayetteville Road, currently home ...read more
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Friday, March 16, 2018
Scotty McCreery’s Circuitous Journey to Success  The "American Idol" winner has a number-one song, a new record label and a new album releasing Friday.  Jean E. Palmieri  Scotty McCreery is only 24 but he’s experienced more than his share of life’s ups and downs.  The winner of the 10th season of “American Idol” in 2011 at the tender age of 17, he made history by becoming the youngest male ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Around Town
Friday, March 16, 2018
BY RICHARD STRADLINGrstradling@newsobserver.com919-829-4739Completing the final sections of the 540 loop road around Raleigh will mean building what could be the largest and most complicated highway interchange in the Triangle.N.C. 540, the Triangle Expressway, will meet Interstate 40 south of Garner at the spot where the U.S. 70 Bypass now splits off heading east into Johnston County. That will ...read more
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Wednesday, March 14, 2018
By Natalie Campisi March 6, 2018  in  Mortgages  For millennials who are ready to become homeowners, finding an affordable house in a great community can be challenging. With housing inventory historically low, real estate in major metro areas is at a premium. It’s no surprise, then, that young buyers are moving to the suburbs, according to the 2017 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends ...read more
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Friday, March 09, 2018
Thank you Aaron Lurie/VMA for so creatively and beautifully capturing the Chamber 2018 Reverse Raffle/Auction/Taste of the Town! Check out the photos of $5k winner Jason Peacock/Peacock Drywall and of 400 guests having a blast at an action-packed evening!Click here to check out the photos.
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Monday, February 19, 2018
Love RIBS?  Every Tuesday is RIB BONE TUESDAY at City Barbeque!  Enjoy our delicious, slow~smoked ribs 40% off per bone ~ all day long ~ every Tuesday!
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Friday, December 22, 2017
Big News! Complete 540 highway project ahead of schedule   By Lauren K. Ohnesorge  –  Senior Staff Writer, Triangle Business JournalFor full article in Triangle  Business Journal  Officials have signed off on the final environmental impact statement for a project known as Complete 540 – and it’s ahead of schedule.  Initially, the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s N.C. Turnpike ...read more
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Monday, January 30, 2017
Editorial:  There is great value in community artsGarner-Cleveland Record January 29, 2017   Garner is, indeed, fortunate to have a robust arts community in its midst. From Broadway performers to community theater to public school teachers who are passionate advocates of the arts, Garner has a lot to offer its residents and, frankly, for anyone who’s willing to make the short drive to Garner ...read more
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