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Friday, March 24, 2017
Categories: 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
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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
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
As the recent relapse into freezing temperatures melts away for good, the warmer weather ahead is certain to invite increased activity at Lake Benson. People make good use of the boathouse at the lake, which opened March 17 and will close at the end of October. But every year, the town encounters some people who are uncertain of the rules for accessing the lake for recreational purposes. ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
On Thursday, March 16, John Hodges was honored as a 2016 Main Street Champion at the Breakfast with Main Street Champions Ceremony during the North Carolina Main Street Conference in Shelby. Hodges served as the Executive Director of the Garner Revitalization Association (GRA) for eight years before taking on his new role as Assistant Town Manager of Development Services for the Town of Garner ...read more
Categories: Member News, Around Town
Friday, March 17, 2017
The Greater Neuse River Conference has released its all-conference teams and coach and player of the year awards for the 2016-17 boys basketball, girls basketball, swimming, wrestling, indoor track and field and cheerleading seasons. Awards were voted on by the league’s coaches. In boys basketball, conference champ Garner took top honors with coach Eddie Gray and senior Alex Reed winning ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Chief financial officers and finance execs see plenty of positive benefits coming in the on-going "Trump Bump," but they do express worries in a new survey, such as President Trump's often provocative tweets on Twitter and lack of public trust in government. Optimism among US financial executives is at a 14-year high with companies planning "strong hiring and spending" ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Thursday, March 16, 2017
The WOSB Federal Contract Program was implemented in February 2011 with the goal of expanding the number of industries where WOSB were able to compete for business with the federal government. This program enables Economically Disadvantaged WOSBs (EDWOSBs) to compete for federal contracts that are set-aside for EDWOSBs in industries where women-owned small businesses are underrepresented. It also ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Thursday, March 16, 2017
About six months ago I wrote and article on the 20 Habits of Highly Unsuccessful Leaders which proved to be very popular, over half a million views and shares. Which got me wondering what do people want to know most. What to do, or what not to do when it comes to leading . Both, I believe, are valuable teaching tools and learning aids. So in the interest of balance here are my thoughts on the top ...read more
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Thursday, March 16, 2017
S&A Communications , a full-service integrated communications firm, has promoted Jennifer Casey to senior graphic designer. In this new position, she will primarily be in charge of the design workflow for S&A Communications as well as Cherokee Media Group. She will also collaborate with her team to ensure all content meets design standards before presenting work to clients. Casey came to ...read more
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Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Wake County could install tree houses to create a “tree top trail” at Harris Lake Park south of Holly Springs. Planners like the idea of a skateboarding trail along a ridge at North Wake Landfill District Park in North Raleigh. And residents are begging for water fountains along the American Tobacco Trail between Cary and Durham in western Wake, where free drinking water is lacking ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Monday, March 13, 2017
We are so excited to welcome Withers Ravenel to the Chamber! "WithersRavenel is a full-service civil and environmental engineering firm serving both the private and public sectors. As an employee-owned company, we are a uniquely self-motivated group of professionals, committed to excellence in everything we do. Our People, Your Success : We live by these words every day." You can find ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Monday, March 13, 2017
Thirty years ago, a state championship football team helped shape the sense of community that still thrives in Garner today. Longtime sports writer Tim Stevens chronicled his hometown Garner High School Trojans over that 1987 season while working for the News & Observer. Stevens has now written a play, titled “87,” that brings the memorable football season back to life on the ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Friday, March 10, 2017
Socks seem to come and go as they please, abandoning monogamy – and feet – by stowing away stealthily under couches and beds or seeming to evaporate altogether. Tired of starting each day with one sock on and one sock who knows where, Clayton’s Kevin Bunn thinks he’s found a better way. Too many days, he said, got off on the wrong foot simply because he couldn’t find ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Friday, March 10, 2017
Studying lines for an upcoming production of “Hairspray” has doubled as a history lesson for students at Garner High School. After all, things are considerably different today than they were in 1962 Baltimore, where the integration-centered musical is set. “They really didn’t know the history,” said theater director Cheryle Robinson Prater. “This day and time, ...read more
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Friday, March 10, 2017
Delve Interiors is excited to join the Garner Chamber of Commerce. We are a commercial furniture dealer representing a number of manufacturers but our primary providers are Allsteel (systems, seating, collaborative solutions) and Hon (value to upper-mid end solutions for all office applications). We lead with a consultative approach to determine our clients’ needs and focus on ...read more
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Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Mayor Ronnie Williams will join sculptor Sue Landerman to unveil an original work to commemorate the opening of the final section of White Oak Crossing, located at U.S. 70 & White Oak Road in Garner. The unveiling will be on Friday, March 17 at ten o’clock in the morning. This final section of the shopping center will be the cornerstone of the open-air mall, a key development in the ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Member News
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) is pleased to announce that Town of Garner, North Carolina has received the GFOA's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its budget. The award represents a significant achievement by the entity. It reflects the commitment of the governing body and staff to meeting the highest principles of ...read more
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Monday, March 06, 2017
Position Overview Do you have aspirations to run your own business? If so, you may want to consider working in the office of Matt Davis - State Farm Agent. As a member of our agency team, you have an opportunity to experience first-hand what it takes to be a State Farm Agent. You will build and develop customer relationships within the community to promote State Farm products including auto, home ...read more
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Monday, March 06, 2017
Wake County school officials announced Monday that 27 magnet schools have received national awards. Combs, Brooks, Farmington Woods, Washington, Wendell, Wiley and Zebulon elementary schools; Centennial Campus and East Garner middle schools; and Broughton, Millbrook and Wake STEM Early College high schools received the School of Excellence Award from Magnet Schools of America. Those 12 schools ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Monday, March 06, 2017
​Kierra Davis took a pass up the middle of the court Friday morning and hurled up a shot that missed its mark. But her effort still drew considerable applause from the bleachers. She tried again moments later and scored the first basket of a special basketball game featuring Garner High School students and staff. “It felt good,” Davis said. The crowd erupted in cheers. That kind ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Thursday, March 02, 2017
By Aaron Moody amoody@newsobserver.com March 2, 2017 Brian Owens was in elementary school when he first heard the unique sound of Motown legend Marvin Gaye. “It was probably ‘I Heard It Through the Grapevine,’” he recalled. “But I don’t think I realized the genius of Marvin Gaye until I got older.” Owens is now 36 and an original recording artist. But a ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
By Aaron Moody amoody@newsobserver.com February 27, 2017 Fifth-grade art club students at Vandora Springs Elementary School continue to take a stand against cancer by painting and later auctioning items people can sit on. The students paint chairs that are auctioned as part of the annual Chairs of Hope project, a fundraiser for the art club’s team in the Garner Relay for Life. This ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
S&A Communications , a full-service integrated communications firm, has announced the promotion of Teresa Kriegsman to creative director. In this new position, she will oversee all of the creative content produced by S&A Communications’ team of designers and developers. This covers a broad spectrum between digital and print. She previously served the company as a senior graphic ...read more
Categories: Member News
Monday, February 27, 2017
We are so excited to have Little Details as a new Chamber Member! Little Details is a boutique that will be coming soon to Garner, North Carolina! To find out more about Little Details, you can check them out on our website at http://business.garnerchamber.com/list/member/little-details-1411 .
Categories: Chamber News
Friday, February 24, 2017
WE are the Chamber! Let’s Grow Our Voice Membership Development Campaign Congratulations and thank you…. you recruited 34 new members! Magdy Saad recruited the most new members: 8. Magdy gets the “most members recruited” incentive of $500. Each new member along with the person recruiting the new member were entered into a drawing, with the recruiter getting $500 and the ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Friday, February 24, 2017
WE are the Chamber! Let’s Grow Our Voice Membership Development Campaign Welcome to our newest Chamber members! We look forward to working with and for these news members. We thank each new member for supporting the work of the Garner Chamber. A&T Well and Pump Accu-Steel, Inc. Allcare Home Health Agency, Inc. Allstate Insurance - Petrakis Agency Bainbridge Family Care Home, Inc. Best ...read more
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Wednesday, February 15, 2017
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Tuesday, February 14, 2017
The Town of Garner is accepting requests to enroll in the free spring 2017 Garner 101 citizens academy, set to start in March (exact date yet to be determined). Garner 101 consists of nine weekly classes—plus a graduation dinner and ceremony—designed to teach citizens about the Town government. The classes are on Thursday evenings 6:30-8:30 p.m. (the exact time of some classes may ...read more
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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
Monday, October 31, 2016
Check out the photos from the Garner Chamber 2016 Annual Meeting & Business Awards Celebration. Thank you Dave Kuhn/Kuhn's Photography for "capturing the moment!" To view photos, click on link: https://summitawards2016.shutterfly.com/
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
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Monday, June 06, 2016
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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
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