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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Welcome to the Chamber Carolina Pure Water Systems. Locally owned and operated in Raleigh, Carolina Pure Water Systems provides companies with state-of-the-art, point of use water purification systems. Since 2003, Carolina Pure Water Systems has provided quality water purification systems to companies who are looking for healthier drinking water solutions. They deliver cleaner and safer ...read more
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Tuesday, May 15, 2018
On Monday, May 7, The Garner Educational Foundation (GEF) Awarded 13 Garner area high school seniors college scholarships during the annual Marjorie B. Barefoot Awards Ceremony. Additionally, GEF recognized Garner area Teachers of the Year, Teacher Assistants of the Year, National Board Certification recipients and retiring educators. The ceremony and reception following was held at GPAC—the ...read more
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Monday, May 14, 2018
The Chamber is pleased to welcome FastSigns of Garner. FastSigns of Garner will help to solve your visual communication challenges from signs and graphics to digital signs, decor graphics and much more. They will work with you to get your project done accurately, on time and budget. To find out more about what FastSigns can do for your business visit them at https://www.fastsigns.com/2223  
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Monday, May 14, 2018
The Chamber is pleased to welcome Burn Boot Camp Garner. Burn Boot Camp was founded by Devan and Morgan Kline and designed to make it more than just a gym. Geared for today's busy individuals where they get you started as soon as you walk in the door. They offer one-on-one sessions, and have the knowledge necessary to advise in nutrition, performance, weight loss to help you reach your ...read more
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Friday, May 11, 2018
The Garner Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Oz Roofing. Located in Garner, Oz Roofing is a general contracting company with more than 30 years of experience. From roof installations to minor carpentry repairs, the mission of Oz Roofing is to better lives by crafting unassailable constructed structures with integrity and sound quality. Oz Roofing provides a variety of services including ...read more
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Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Transitions HospiceCare, a division of Transitions LifeCare has been named a 2018 Hospice Honors Elite recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst, the leading provider of Web-based home health and hospice software, billing and coding services, CAHPS surveys, and advanced analytics. Hospice Honors is a prestigious program that recognizes hospices providing the highest level of quality as measured from the ...read more
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Friday, May 04, 2018
The Chamber Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Chris Hagwood.
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Thursday, May 03, 2018
The Town of Garner and Downtown Garner Association (DGA) have won nine Excellence in Communications Awards this year from North Carolina City and County Communicators (NC3C). The nine statewide awards are more than were received by any other jurisdiction this year and more than any jurisdiction has received in at least the past several annual competitions. The award-winning work was in a variety ...read more
Categories: Around Town, Member News
Thursday, May 03, 2018
A negotiation isn't a dispute or a confrontation. Great negotiators don't fight. When the bully on the boat in Enter the Dragon asks Bruce Lee to describe his kung fu style, Bruce says, "You can call it 'the art of fighting without fighting.'" That's a great way to think of a negotiation. Negotiating isn't really about competing well --negotiating is about communicating well. (That's especially ...read more
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Thursday, May 03, 2018
There are fun considerations to make when brainstorming new places to move (great nightlife, impressive food scene), and there are practical ones (robust public transportation, affordable housing options). But have you ever stopped to think if the city you call home is also a place where women thrive? Fin-tech company SmartAsset did just that in a new analysis of the 25 U.S. cities where women ...read more
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Wednesday, May 02, 2018
The Town of Garner's Finance Department has won the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for the 28th consecutive year. The award is for the Town's comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of ...read more
Categories: Member News, Around Town
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
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Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Garner’s Improved Nature won the Research Triangle Park Rotary Club award for “Ten Small RTP Companies Changing the World” at the inaugural STEAM day of education and recognition. “The companies were selected for their reputation for innovation and potential to change the world, and we are delighted they accepted the nomination,” said Michael Waters, PhD., Rotary’s event leader. At the STEAM ...read more
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Monday, April 23, 2018
Do you care about public transit in this region and how your tax dollars are spent? If so, then drop in at an open-house meeting at Town Hall Monday, April 30 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and learn more about the next phase of community investment in public transit. The focus is on bus rapid transit. See plans, ask questions, offer feedback. It's your tax dollars (through the Wake Transit Plan) at ...read more
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Friday, April 20, 2018
The WCPSS Elementary Math Department is in need of volunteers to help assemble math kits that will be used by all K-2 teachers in Wake County. Please sign up here if you are able to volunteer. Feel free to sign up for multiple times if available. Additional dates will continue to be added each month until the project is complete. Feel free to check back at a later if you would like to volunteer ...read more
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Friday, April 20, 2018
The Garner Chamber of Commerce issued a declaration to celebrate Garner’s first ever Small Business Week. As a subset of National Small Business Week, the Chamber will partner with the Town of Garner to host daily events from April 30 to May 4, 2018. The President of the United States has proclaimed National Small Business Week every year since 1963 to highlight the programs and services ...read more
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Friday, April 20, 2018
Parkinson's Exchange Group, a support group formed to promote open discussion for those living actively in the early stages of Parkinson's Disease, is hosting an introductory meeting for those people who would like to have the support of a group of caregivers and access to helpful information regarding Parkinson's Disease.  The first meeting is Friday, May 18, 2018 from 1:30pm to 3:30pm. The ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Friday, April 20, 2018
Speed Mentoring: Would you like to share your professional strengths and challenges with female students? If so join us for our 1st Annual Speed Mentoring with Women in Leadership for our 2018 STEAM Career Fair. (May 1, 8:15-9:15 AM) Sign-Up: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b4fa9ab22abff2-women  
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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
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
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
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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Thursday, February 22, 2018
The Garner Educational Foundation has a new website and web address: http://garneredfoundation.orgThanks to EGMS technology teacher Anna Pollard for her efforts in putting this new website together for GEF. Please check out information about our schools and students on the new site.GEF is excited that The Margaret Bingham Storytelling Festival is about to begin in our elementary and middle ...read more
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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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