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Monday, August 13, 2018
The Garner Chamber is pleased to welcome the Beautiful Lives Project as a new member. This non-profit organization gives people with disabilities the opportunity to actively participate in activities and events that may not have been available to them previously due to physical or facility limitations. They work with communities, organizations, groups, and individuals to create, build, and expand ...read more
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Monday, August 13, 2018
NCDOT NEWS RELEASE: Open-House Meeting on U.S. 401 Planned for Thursday, Aug. 16 THE FOLLOWING NEWS RELEASE WAS ISSUED BY NCDOT:    The N.C. Department of Transportation is proposing to reconstruct a busy stretch of Fayetteville Road (U.S. 401) near the Walmart in Garner into a superstreet design that is intended to reduce traffic delays and the risk of crashes, and is looking for public input ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Friday, August 10, 2018
Amazon Chooses Garner for New Facility 2.6-Million-Square-Foot Distribution Center to be Located at Former ConAgra Site Post Date: 08/10/2018 10:50 AM (Artitst rendition below)   Town of Garner officials are hailing Amazon’s selection of the Garner Technology Center as the location for a new 2.6-million-square-foot, state-of-the-art distribution center.   The Seattle-based e-commerce ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Friday, August 10, 2018
“My vision was to grow a unique, enduring luxurious product on my family farm. I sold my first creations at a local farmer’s market and grew the business from there,” says Weston. Each year the product line has expanded and to date more than 10,000 trees have been planted at Weston Farms. The signature wreaths, garlands, and fresh Magnolia arrangements are now shipped nationwide throughout the ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Thursday, August 09, 2018
Help us welcome a new chamber member and Raleigh's newest senior care provider, Ideal Choice Senior Concierge Service; their goal is promoting seniors with healthy carefree living. Services include arranging doctors appointments, assisting with bills, grocery shopping, picking up medication and so much more. For more information, visit their website: https://www.senioridealchoice.com/
Categories: Chamber News
Thursday, August 09, 2018
The Chamber is pleased to welcome our new member LuLaRoe - Holly Gorneau. LuLaRoe is Simply Confortable! Affordable, modest, & on trend women's clothing. Sizes XXS-3XL. Prices range from $25-$70. Host a pop up & earn free clothes!! Check out LuLaRoe's styles at: https://www.facebook.com/LuLaRoeHollyGorneau/
Categories: Chamber News
Thursday, August 09, 2018
The Garner Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome CTE, Coles Travel and Events. CTE continues to bring quality event planning and marketing services to a wide range of clients including individuals, groups, adventure travelers, professional organizations, and small to mid-sized entrepreneurs. With more than 25 years of combined experience, CTE and its staff offers personalized service to make ...read more
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Wednesday, August 08, 2018
The Chamber is pleased to welcome Ellis Williams as an individual member. Mr. Williams is retired from Glaxo Smith Kline where he served as a Senior IT Project Manager. We are delighted to have Mr. Williams join us.
Categories: Chamber News
Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Passionately committed to helping people with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end stage renal disease (ESRD) lead fuller, more active and vibrant lives is what Fresenius Kidney Care is all about. As a division of Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA), this network of companies is dedicated to one mission: providing superior care that improves the quality of life for every patient, every ...read more
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Sunday, August 05, 2018
Alaksha Surti and Jessica Throneburg were stay-at-home moms with a passion for entrepreneurship before they discovered their niche. Kentrell Perry was a businessman seeking a business before he found his opportunity. Their startups were featured recently during the Connect Conference sponsored by the Garner Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Garner. More than 200 government officials and ...read more
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Friday, August 03, 2018
The Garner Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Kim Niskey as the Chamber’s first Business Development Director.   “I’m glad to have Kim on staff to lead the effort in spreading the word about the Garner Chamber.  There’s potential for growth both in Chamber membership and engagement.  Kim has a proven track record for facilitating long-term value for Chamber members,” President Neal ...read more
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Friday, August 03, 2018
Welcome to the Garner Chamber Stewart!   Stewart is a design, engineering and planning firm located in Raleigh, Durham and Charlotte, NC, serving clients throughout the southeastern United States. Founded in 1994 by Willy E. Stewart, PE, the firm has more than 200 employees. Stewart is owned by a select group of professionals who are personally involved in our clients’ projects. Stewart ...read more
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Monday, July 23, 2018
Mary Elizabeth Twiddy of the financial services firm Edward Jones recently won the firm's coveted Ted Jones Prospecting Award, which recognizes financial advisors who achieve high levels of success early in their careers.  Twiddy was one of only 1,215 of the firm's more than 16,000 financial advisors to receive the award. Edward Jones, a Fortune 500 company headquartered in St. Louis, provides ...read more
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Friday, July 20, 2018
The Garner Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Maser Consulting, P.A. This nationwide, privately owned, multi-discipline engineering firm has consistently been recognized by Engineering News Record as one of its Top 500 Design Firms and employs more than 700 professionals. With a unique balance of public and private sector experience, Maser Consulting operates on the core values of ...read more
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Friday, July 20, 2018
Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings on July 19 boosted its long-term rating from AA+ to AAA on the Town of Garner’s general obligation (GO) bonds. The rating upgrade comes less than a month before an approximately $4 million GO bond issuance by the Town. In summarizing its rationale for the improved rating, S&P said: “The rating action reflects our view of the town’s maintenance of extremely ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
The Wake County Summer Food Program provides free meals to young people 18 and under who receive free or reduced-price meals during the school year. This year, Garner has its first open food site at Community of Hope Ministries (located on the First Baptist Church of Garner campus, 601 St. Mary's St., right off of Benson Road). Any eligible youth may attend for free meals; no registration or ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
The Garner Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome York Properties.  Founded in 1910, York Properties has served the Raleigh area and beyond for more than 100 years and remains to be one of the oldest commercial real estate companies in the Triangle. The company’s mission is to be the best commercial real estate services company in the Triangle and the Crystal Coast of NC by enhancing quality of ...read more
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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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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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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.
Categories: Chamber News
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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