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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
?THE GOLDEN STATE FOODS FOUNDATION HOSTS SECOND ANNUAL FEEDING HUNGER: A “NO LUNCH” LUNCH TO BENEFIT COMMUNITY OF HOPE MINISTRIES  The Fundraiser to Emulate a Soup Kitchen-Style Experience to Raise Awareness and Funds for Hungry ChildrenTuesday, November 14  Join Golden State Foods in the fight against hunger in Garner! Garner, North Carolina (November 14, 2017) – The Golden State Foods (GSF) ...read more
Categories: Around Town, Member News
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
It's almost time for Golden State Foods Annual "No Lunch" lunch event this year. This is a one hour event held on November 14, 2017 at noon. The event raises funds and awareness for childhood hunger in North Carolina. All proceeds of this year's event will go to Community of Hope in Garner, NC. Come out to Community of Hope to support a great cause in your local community!
Categories: Member News
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
On Tuesday, November 14th the Golden State Foods (GSF) Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and families in need in the areas where GSF associates live and work, is hosting their second annual Feeding Hunger: A “No Lunch” Lunch event in Garner, North Carolina to benefit the Community of Hope Ministries Food Pantry, an organization dedicated to offering ...read more
Categories: Member News, Around Town
Monday, October 16, 2017
Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (CACCE) Names North Carolina Chamber Executive of the Year for 2017   Spartanburg, SC – The Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (CACCE) recognized the 2017 North Carolina Chamber Executive of the Year at their Annual Management Conference held today at the Spartanburg Marriott in Spartanburg, SC.  Neal Padgett with ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Monday, October 16, 2017
Join us for a public open house at the new Town Hall (900 7th Ave.) on Saturday, Nov. 4 from 10 a.m. to noon. Drop by, look around, ask questions and get a staff-guided tour. While you're here, you'll have a chance to learn about opportunities to become more engaged with your town government. A Look Inside the New Garner Town Hallhttps://youtu.be/RUwDY3BHYIU
Categories: Around Town
Monday, October 16, 2017
Downtown Garner and GrafixHouse are now seeking artists for Paint on Main, our holiday window painting project.  Now in its third year, Paint on Main transforms Main Street’s business district into a winter wonderland from Thanksgiving to New Years – last year, hundreds of citizens came to Downtown Garner to check out this great community art project! Interested artists should attend an ...read more
Categories: Around Town, Member News
Monday, October 16, 2017
From left: Sgt. Michael Medlin, Sgt. David Casteline, Sgt. Charon Guffey, Capt. Lorie Smith, Chief Brandon Zuidema, Lt. Paul Caldwell, Sgt. Jason Jones and Sgt. Brian LawrenceThe Garner Police Department held a promotions ceremony on Sept. 29 to promote the following officers:  David Casteline Casteline was born in Binghamton, NY, and graduated from Chenango Forks High School in 1995. He ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Friday, October 13, 2017
Does the thought of turkey make you hungry?  Us too.  Luckily, we can go out and quench that hunger.  Unfortunately, not all of our neighbors can.  But you have a wonderful opportunity to come to their rescue.  Assist us in helping Garner families have a Happy (not hungry) Thanksgiving this year. Coldwell Banker HPW's annual "Turkeys for the Triangle" program is in full swing again this year.  ...read more
Categories: Around Town, Member News
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
The Garner Educational Foundation has extended the deadline to October 16, 2017 for sponsors' names to be included on the GEF 2017-2018 banner. The banner, which will include the names of $250+ donors, will be displayed at all Garner Ed. Foundation events for the year, beginning with the November 2 Stars on Stage event. In addition, sponsors' names will be included on all printed programs for the ...read more
Categories: Member News
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
The Town of Garner has released drafts of its new Comprehensive and Transportation Plans for public review and comment, and it wants you to attend a drop-in, open-house session at Town Hall (900 7th Ave.) on Monday, Oct. 16 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. to review the draft materials. Participants will be able to view the plans' maps and drawings, pose questions to Town staff and consultants and submit ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
"Shine the spotlight" on your company!! Hosting a business after hours or business breakfast is a fantastic way to "introduce" Chamber members to your place of business. Only a few spots remain - let us know if we can reserve one for you today. Contact April Wood at 919-772-6440 or awood@garnerchamber.com.  
Categories: Chamber News, Member News
Monday, October 09, 2017
WakeMed Raleigh Campus named Nurse.org’s #1 Hospital For Nurses to Work For in North Carolina        Nurse.org, the web’s leading career site for nurses, has recognized WakeMed Raleigh Campus as the top hospital for nurses to work for in North Carolina. Over the past two years, Nurse.org has collected 1,598 reviews by nurses at 109 North Carolina hospitals about their workplace satisfaction. ...read more
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Friday, October 06, 2017
The Chamber Would like to welcome its newest member, Thrift 4 Life (a subsidiary of KAEC). Thrift 4 Life is a non-profit thrift shoppe operated by volunteers. All profits earned go directly towards SheepCare School in Nairobi, Kenya and local organizations that provide resources for Wake County’s homeless population. Thrift 4 life is located at 322 McCormick St. Garner, NC. For more information, ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Monday, October 02, 2017
Open-house meeting slated for Oct. 16 at Town Hall The Town of Garner is releasing a draft of both its Comprehensive and Transportation Plans for public review and comments from Oct. 4 through Nov. 4, 2017. The Comprehensive Plan will update the previous Comprehensive Growth Plan 2020 that was adopted in 2006. It will provide a framework for making land development and zoning decisions, ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Friday, September 29, 2017
VMA Photography Studios invites you to book YOUR family portrait session. Hurry now, while 2017 dates are still available! For more information and to book your session, email INFO@MyVMAstudios.com. Visit MyVMAstudios.com or call 919-985-0520 for other details.
Categories: Member News
Friday, September 22, 2017
By Tim Stevens Correspondent September 20, 2017    The Town of Garner celebrated its past, present and future this week as town officials cut a blue-and-white ribbon to officially open its new Town Hall. The $7.5 million, 26,000-square-foot brick and glass building is only the second town hall in the community’s 111-year history. For years, the southern Wake County town used borrowed space ...read more
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Thursday, September 21, 2017
The Chamber would like to welcome its newest member; Chios Rotisserie. Chios Rotisserie is located at Garner Towne Center, 2656 Timber Drive, Garner, NC. They have a wonderful menu with many delicious items on the menu including  rotisserie chicken, sandwiches and specialties, and desserts. Stop on by and say hello and try some Peruvian flavors.
Categories: Chamber News
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Come join Brice's Brewing Company at Full Bloom Coffee Roasters in Garner, NC for a thoughtfully selected three course food and beer pairing. Kris Bengtson, the owner and head brewer at Brice’s will introduce each course, highlighting the unique flavors that occur when pairing food with beer. There will also be a demonstration at the beginning about how our palates perceive flavors and aroma. ...read more
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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
The Garner Educational Foundation is a community-based non-profit organization benefiting Garner schools. GEF provides such benefits as scholarships, SCOR reading buddies, books for school libraries, technology and tech training, sponsorship of the senior Baccalaureate ceremony, professional enrichment opportunities for and recognition of teachers, production of the Stars on Stage program, and ...read more
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Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Town officials, dignitaries and the public ushered in a new era in Garner Tuesday, Sept. 19, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Town Hall. “This is the people’s building,” Mayor Ronnie Williams said. Addressing Garner citizens who voted overwhelmingly for the bonds to pay for the new municipal building, Mayor Williams said: “We must acknowledge and thank you for authorizing the funds ...read more
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Monday, September 18, 2017
At an event thought to be simply a ribbon-cutting for Transitions LifeCare’s ten new inpatient rooms, Brenda C. Gibson, one of the three capital campaign chairs responsible for the $6.1 million expansion project, was surprised as it was revealed another building on campus has been renamed the Brenda C. Gibson Education and Community Services Center.  The building, one of three on the west Raleigh ...read more
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Thursday, August 17, 2017
By Johnny WhitfieldFebruary 2, 2017  Garner is just a couple years removed from its designation as an All-America City and, honestly, Garner still feels like an All-America City. There’s always something going on. People seem happy. There’s new stuff coming to Garner all the time. More new stuff is on the way. When NC 540 is fully constructed, I suspect the town will change at an even more ...read more
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Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Categories: Member News
Thursday, July 06, 2017
The Town of Garner Planning Department has created a map to provide an overview of new residential development either approved or under construction.Click here to view it.
Categories: Chamber News
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
The Raleigh Chamber is excited to announce that Michael Haley has been named as the new executive director for Wake County Economic Development and senior vice president of Chamber Economic Development. He previously served as the director of Business Recruitment and Expansion where his work led to the creation of 7,800 jobs and more than $409 million in investments. Haley will work closely ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Tuesday, May 02, 2017
Garner Chamber Partners with High School and Town for job-readiness programby Aaron Moodyamoody@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 April 21 ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
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
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 ...read more
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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