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Wednesday, July 11, 2018
By Alexis Giannattasio Garner, N.C. – Trembling at her laptop, Garner Magnet High School’s 2018 Valedictorian Fahima Begum braced herself as she opened her Ivy League account. After months of waiting, she finally had answers.“I opened the email and it said, ‘Congratulations! Welcome to Harvard,’” Begum said. “I read it 15 times and started screaming.” Although Begum received acceptance and full ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Wake County Human Services, local hospitals and community partners have launched the 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment to gather input from citizens that will guide programs and services aimed at improving the health and well-being of Wake County. As part of the 2019 Assessment, Garner area citizens will have a chance to voice their opinions during a focus group meeting scheduled on Thursday ...read more
Categories: Member News
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
SURVEY:http://www.wakegov.com/wellbeing/Pages/default.aspx   We want to improve the health and well-being of Wake County residents. But, we can’t do it without your help. Wake County Human Services, the local hospitals and our community partners have launched the 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment to gather input from those who know the county best – our citizens.  Getting involved is ...read more
Categories: Member News
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
From the Triangle Business JournalBy Lauren K. Ohnesorge A developer linked to Seattle e-retailer Amazon is finalizing plans with the town of Garner for “Project Axis,” a planned warehouse distribution facility at the old ConAgra site. Officials have not identified the tenant, and are quick to point out that Dallas-based Hillwood has also developed projects for several other companies, from ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Monday, July 09, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 9, 2018             April Wood of the Garner Chamber of Commerce Completes Third Year at Institute for Organization ManagementA Leadership Training Program Produced by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce FoundationWASHINGTON, D.C.— Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is pleased to announce ...read more
Categories: Around Town, Chamber News
Monday, June 25, 2018
Categories: Around Town, Member News
Monday, June 25, 2018
The Garner Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome The Healing oak. 
Categories: Chamber News
Monday, June 25, 2018
Harold Garner, Chamber Member and Executive Director of the Miss Garner Organization, has been presented the Four Points of the Crown Award by the Miss North Carolina Organization.  He received this prestigious honor on Friday evening, June 23 during the week of the 81st Miss North Carolina Pageant.  Harold has dedicated 50 years to the Miss Garner Scholarship Pageant and the Miss North Carolina ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Monday, June 25, 2018
VUMC VOICE Vanderbilt University Medical Center By: Kristin Smart Carson Padgett, manager of Pharmacy Inpatient Clinical Operations, second from left, with her friend and neighbor Leah Wilson and “Property Brothers” Drew Scott, left, and Jonathan Scott. Photo courtesy HGTV Carson Padgett, manager of Pharmacy Inpatient Clinical Operations at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, admits if she ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Please consider supporting Wake Tech’s next Employee Campaign by donating something of value that they can use as a “prize” for employees that choose to donate. This past year, nearly 70% of Wake Tech employees donated to back to college, representing approximately $100,000!  All of this money went to support student scholarships, departments and programs, and faculty/staff professional ...read more
Categories: Member News, Around Town
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
The Town of Garner has won the Government Finance Officers Association's Award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting for the fourth consecutive year--every year that the Town has been eligible for the honor. The award recognizes the Town's Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.  Judges took into consideration the quality of ...read more
Categories: Around Town, Member News
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
Categories: Chamber News
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
Categories: Chamber News
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
Categories: Chamber News
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
Categories: Chamber News
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
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!
Categories: Member 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
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