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Friday, June 23, 2017
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Categories: Member News, Around Town
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 James R. Stevens Service to Garner Award and will be accepted through July 14. Anyone who has made substantial, outstanding contributions to the Town of Garner over a significant period of years is eligible for the award, now in its 30th year. Emphasis should be placed on service rendered over an extended period of time rather than just what has ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Around Town
Monday, June 19, 2017
We would like to thank everyone who came out to the 2017 Splish Splash Bash event! We'd also like to give a special thanks to our photographers, David Kuhn and Aaron Lurie. You can check out their photos by clicking on the links below. David Kuhn, Kuhn's Photography LLC: https://splishsplashbash2017.shutterfly.com/ Aaron Lurie, VMA Studios: ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Monday, June 19, 2017
We are excited to welcome Better Home & Garden Go Realty to the Chamber! If you are looking for a new home, they are the perfect business to contact. For more information about Better Home & Garden Go Realty, you can check them out on our website at http://business.garnerchamber.com/list/member/better-home-garden-go-realty-1432?_ga=2.266080712.617925072.1497898693-1729520302.1495476749 or ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Monday, June 19, 2017
We are happy to welcome The Tractor Center to the Chamber! "We are family-owned and operated and conveniently located in Raleigh, NC . The Tractor Center can provide you with the latest and best in outdoor power products to make your outdoor living more enjoyable. Combine this wide array of selections with our friendly and knowledgeable staff, and we're convinced The Tractor Center will ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Friday, June 16, 2017
TBJ names 2017 40 under 40 award winners Wortham Boyle - Jones Insurance Agency Title: Partner Age: 36 Company description: Independent insurance agency Birthplace: Sumter, South Carolina Family members: Wife, Karen; sons, Charlie and Thomas Education: MBA, Duke University; Park Scholar, N.C. State University What community causes or charities have you been involved in during the past year? I ...read more
Categories: Member News
Friday, June 16, 2017
The Town of Garner received three safety awards from the N.C. Department of Labor earlier this month. The following Town departments were recognized: Administration, Finance and Development Services departments—second consecutive year gold award for rate of days away from work, restricted activity or job transfer at least 50 percent below industry average. Parks, Recreation and Cultural ...read more
Categories: Around Town, Member News
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Zin Yoga Studio & Wine Lounge has extended their retail hours! We are now OPEN TUESDAYS from 11am-6pm!
Categories: Member News
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Rebuilding Together of the Triangle and Lowes Home Improvement store has provided a $100,000 Rebuild-A-Block project for Hurricane Matthew victims in Fayetteville. Similar to Habitat for Humanity projects, homeowners and neighbors are pitching in to put seven damaged homes back together in the Hollywood Heights neighborhood. David Johnson has lived in his house on Louise Street in Fayetteville ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
As temperatures increase, follow these low-cost to no-cost energy-efficiency tips to save on your energy bill CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Duke Energy meteorologists are forecasting a hot, early summer when the season kicks off in June. Small efforts to save energy can lead to big savings when temperatures rise during the summer months. Follow these 10 low-cost to no-cost energy-efficiency tips to ...read more
Categories: Around Town, Member News
Monday, June 12, 2017
As of this morning we now have 2 confirmed deaths in North Carolina (1 in Raleigh) from the dog flu. Dr. Wolff from AMC of Garner Veterinary Hospital, explains what pet parents should look for and which pups are good candidates for the vaccine. Watch a video with more information about the dog flu here: https://www.youtube.com/embed/1RjXuzDRm6Y?autoplay=0&rel=0&wmode=transparent Visit Dr. ...read more
Categories: Member News
Monday, June 12, 2017
Accentuate Staffing is continuing to grow and is searching for an Intern for its Selma, NC office. Accentuate Staffing has been in business since 1996 and two years ago opened its fast growing Johnston County location to service Eastern NC. If you want to learn about HR, the staffing business and get paid as an Intern than we want to talk with you! Paid Internship with flexible schedule. Some of ...read more
Categories: Around Town, Member News
Friday, June 09, 2017
The recent viral video of an airline passenger being forcibly removed from a flight sparked outrage and debate from consumers around the world. Both U.S. and Canadian air travelers do have some legal rights and protections for common issues such as lost luggage, getting bumped from a flight or tarmac delays. Before you travel it is important that you understand your rights. If you need any legal ...read more
Categories: Member News
Friday, June 09, 2017
Since the 1960s, Garner has plugged in to news about the town through one or more community newspapers. With recent changes, however, reporting about our community has become severely limited. Isn’t it ironic? We are bombarded all day with news about the region and beyond, yet we lack news about our own community. Where can we get the news we need about Garner? How will we stay informed and ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Thursday, June 08, 2017
As Atlantic hurricane season descends June 1, Duke Energy meteorologists predict we’ll see less tropical activity this year than we did in 2016, when major storms battered Florida and caused massive flooding in South Carolina and North Carolina. Duke predicts 13 named storms this year, down from 15 last year and slightly below average. They predict five hurricanes − two major − ...read more
Categories: Member News
Thursday, June 08, 2017
When you see a power line on the ground, stay safe by staying away. This video shows what happens when people, vehicles, ladders and other objects come in contact with a power line. Duke Energy holds these safety demonstrations for first responders and employees to help them prepare for accidents, storms and other events that knock down power lines and damage power equipment. Electricity is safe ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Thursday, June 08, 2017
1 Brilliant Trick to Master the Networking Game We network to find a new job . We network to find customers. We network to find employees. We network to find investors. This approach to networking is 100% inept and will not work for you in the long run. Do you find networking a chore ? If so, the reason is that you are approaching it all wrong. If you are networking for one of the above reasons ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Thursday, June 08, 2017
In honor of National Business Etiquette Week (June 4 - 10), the Small Business Administration highlights six unwritten rules that will help you excel in all business settings. 6 Unwritten Rules Related To Business Etiquette by Joshlyn Ross I’m sure many of you are familiar with etiquette when it comes to dining. However, did you know that there was a thing such as business etiquette? ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Thursday, June 08, 2017
We are excited to welcome Gina Miller & Associates RE/MAX United to the Chamber! "Gina Miller & Associates, Inc. at RE/MAX United is a top producing real estate team located in Cary, North Carolina. I am Gina Miller, the Broker and founder of the team and have been a full-time Realtor for over 20 years. GMA, Inc. has the experience and expertise to give the most professional advice so ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Thursday, June 08, 2017
Anfesa's Jewelers and Community of Hope Invite you to "Hot Summer Nights", the June 2017 Garner Chamber Business After Hours. June 15th, 2017 from 5 pm - 8 pm in the parking lot of Anfesa's Jewelers and The Grand Marquise Ballroom at 205 New Fidelity Court in Garner. Come enjoy some terrific food sponsored by: The Curry in a Hurry Truck, Logan's Roadhouse, Unforgettable Food ...read more
Categories: Around Town, Member News
Wednesday, June 07, 2017
The Chamber would like to thank everyone who participated and volunteered at the 2017 Chamber Golf Tournament. You can view all of the photos from the event by clicking the link below. https://2017chambergolftournament.shutterfly.com/
Categories: Chamber News
Monday, June 05, 2017
We are happy to announce that Mr. Wayne Wall has joined the Chamber! You can check out his page on our website by clicking the link below. http://business.garnerchamber.com/list/member/individual-wall-wayne-1430
Categories: Chamber News
Monday, June 05, 2017
Donations and sponsors are need for the annual Back to School Bash to supply at-risk students with school supplies. Now in its fifth year, the Back to School Bash helps hundreds of Garner area families who need assistance to provide basic school supplies for their children each year. The students play games where they earn tickets they can redeem in the School Store for the school supplies they ...read more
Categories: Around Town, Member News
Monday, June 05, 2017
The News & Observer is making changes to the Garner-Cleveland Record. On Wednesdays, the papers will contain coverage about food and dining in the Triangle. On Sundays, the papers will focus on the best stories from our region. Because the articles in the Wednesday and Sunday community papers will have been published previously in The N&O, most subscribers will not receive a community ...read more
Categories: Member News
Monday, June 05, 2017
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Categories: Chamber News
Monday, June 05, 2017
We are excited to welcome Mr. Charlie Duncan to the Chamber! Check out his page on our website by clicking the link below. http://business.garnerchamber.com/list/member/individual-duncan-charlie-1431?_ga=2.99432151.819581993.1496688247-1729520302.1495476749
Categories: Chamber News
Friday, June 02, 2017
Skip the tie and give Dad what he needs.... Time to rest, relax and recharge. Celebrate Dad with an Alossi Spa gift certificate We have on-line gift certificates now Father's Day Packages Man of Steel: 75 minute deep tissue massage and replenish pedicure. Dad will be treated from head to toe. $110 Dad Rocks: 45 minute deep tissue massage with hot stone, and an express facial. This facial ...read more
Categories: Member News
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
The Greater Neuse River 4A Conference has announced its all-conference lists and player and coach of the year awards in all spring sports. Garner won conference titles in baseball, softball and boys track and field. Clayton took boys golf, boys tennis and girls soccer. Southeast Raleigh won the girls track and field title. Garner and Rolesville boys lacrosse players also earned all-conference ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
We are excited to welcome The Gifted Arts to the Chamber! "TheGifted Arts is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization serving youth in Raleigh, Garner and the greater Triangle of North Carolina. We aim to influence academic outcomes and help build confidence with our students, by utilizing character building techniques and arts access, such as through: dance, music, fashion and drama, as a means of ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
The town has approved a contract for a consultant to design future improvements along Main Street. The $65,500 design will be the blueprint for refreshing the stretch between Montague Street and Rand Mill Road, along with some of the surrounding area. “It looks fairly barren right now in front of the businesses,” town engineer Tony Chalk said while presenting the contract to the town ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
The Town of Garner has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers of the United States and Canada. The award recognized the town’s 2016 financial report. This marks the 27th straight year the finance department has earned the financial reporting achievement award for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, or CAFR. ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Concerns brought before the town council may lead to a lower speed limit along New Bethel Church Road, a heavily utilized route near South Garner High School. Sutton Springs resident Joseph Hayes told council members he was worried because the road, filled daily with young drivers, has a single, 55-mph speed limit sign, which he thinks is both obscure and too high a speed. “We have mostly ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Tuesday, May 02, 2017
Garner Chamber Partners with High School and Town for job-readiness program by Aaron Moody amoody@newsobserver.com The scene inside the Garner Magnet High School media center on Thursday looked much like a business expo, and it almost was one. Participating vendors were there for the Trojan Business Alliance job fair, catered specifically to Garner Magnet High School seniors. For about 45 of ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Monday, May 01, 2017
One of the hardest things for the Garner Chamber of Commerce staff is find a name for its annual extravaganza. The annual fund-raiser is a reverse raffle, an auction, a silent auction and a taste of the town. “The best title might be party, but that hardly encompasses everything that we do,” said Neal Padgett, the Chamber president. About 400 people attended the “party” on ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Are you lookng for a fun and safe place for your child to go this summer while you work? Community of Hope Ministires has the perfect camp for you! Camp Good Hope Summer Camp is a fun, Christ-centered environment for rising 1st-7th grade children. Each week will feature a variety of exciting activities, including a field trip, centered upon the theme for the week. We also integrate scripture, ...read more
Categories: Around Town, Member News
Friday, March 24, 2017
Local business owners, along with Arts and City Council Members Joined Mayor Ronnie Williams and world-renowned sculptor Sue Landerman at a gathering of the community last Friday morning to unveil an original frieze, which is featured prominently at White Oak Crossing in Garner. After the Mayor shared his thanks, he welcomed Garner’s city and community leaders to speak. “Lots of ...read more
Categories: Member News
Friday, March 24, 2017
Southern Cruise and Travel Presents The Creation & Noah's Ark in Kentucky. On this trip we will visit the Creation Museum, Noah's Ark, Cincinnati and much more! There will be trips available May 16-20 and October 16-20. Please call at (919) 779-5289 or (919) 291-1115, or email at paula@southerncruiseandtravel.com to book your trip to Kentucky today!
Categories: Member News
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Adrienne Cole named first woman CEO of Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce by John Murawski News & Observer, 3/20/2017 Adrienne Cole, a longtime economic development executive, has been named the first woman to lead the 129-year-old Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. The Greater Raleigh Chamber announced Cole’s appointment Monday, making her the organization’s sixth president ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Monday, January 30, 2017
Editorial: There is great value in community arts Garner-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
Categories: Chamber News
Friday, September 02, 2016
Carolinas Association of Chamber Executives (CACCE) representing the Chambers of Commerce in North Carolina and South Carolina is spotlighting Garner Chamber president Neal Padgett in this month's newsletter. Neal Padgett President Garner (NC) Chamber of Commerce npadgett@garnerchamber.com How long have you been in Chamber work? 10 years How long have you been in your current position? 10 ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Monday, June 06, 2016
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Categories: Chamber News
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
By Tim Stevens There is no way that I know of to adequately convey the contributions that Faye Gardner made to our community. Her handiwork is on display every time a visitor pauses to read an inscription at the Garner Veterans Memorial and every time anyone notices Garner’s All-American City signs. Her efforts are apparent at the thriving Garner Chamber of Commerce and when Broadway stars ...read more
Categories: Around Town, Chamber News