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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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
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