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Thursday, November 16, 2017
North Carolina has about 333,100 businesses owned by women, employing 279,700 people and generating about $39.4 billion annually, according to a study. Learn more >
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Thursday, November 16, 2017
Successful entrepreneurs do frequent reviews of their metrics, culture, wins, and shortcomings. This guide will make it easy for you.Learn more >
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Thursday, November 16, 2017
Whether you're just starting your business, running a seasonal shop, or growing a side hustle, these tips will help your bottom line.Learn more >
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Wednesday, November 15, 2017
The Garner Chamber would like to welcomes its newest member Triangle Business Systems. Triangle Business Systems is a copier sales and service company specializing in professional quality, high-performance copier machines. From small offices to large department they have you covered.  If you are starting a new office or you are ready to upgrade your printers and copiers, contact Triangle Business ...read more
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Friday, November 10, 2017
  David Burnham's Broadway Voices holiday concert is sold out, but there still is time to get a ticket for Lauren Kennedy's upcoming January concert at the Garner Performing Arts Center. "We knew that David was one of our most popular artists, but the community response has been overwhelming," said Neal Padgett, president of the Garner Chamber of Commerce and a concert presenter.  Burnham was a ...read more
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Thursday, November 09, 2017
North Carolina’s economy improved somewhat, according to recent reports. Payroll employment increased and the unemployment rate remained low; however, recent housing market indicators were mixed.Learn more >
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Thursday, November 09, 2017
New York Times reporter Adam Bryant spent 10 years asking questions. Here are some of the answers. Learn more >
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Tuesday, November 07, 2017
The Garner Chamber is pleased to welcome The Villages at McCullers Walk Apartments as its newest member. The Villages at McCullers Walk offers a new standard of apartment living including elite custom cabinetry, stainless steel appliances and much more! These luxurious apartments offer "life at the next level." The Villages at McCullers Walk is located on the edge of Garner, only 15 minutes from ...read more
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Friday, November 03, 2017
From Triangle Business JournalTBJ reveals 2017 Family Business Awards winners On Thursday, Triangle Business Journal announced the winners of its Family Business Awards. The awards recognize multigenerational, family-owned, as well as closely held businesses in the Triangle for overall excellence, innovation, ethics, philanthropy and contribution to the strength of the region. This is the ...read more
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Tuesday, October 31, 2017
The Garner Chamber welcomes its newest member, ERA Dream Living Realty. ERA Dream Living Realty agents are dedicated to providing the best service to their clients as they find the perfect home.  ERA Dream Living Realty's community is, "One that is grounded in collaboration, fueled by knowledge-sharing and inspired by innovation. With local knowledge and a global outlook, we deliver moments of ...read more
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Tuesday, October 31, 2017
From the News & Observer   BY TIM STEVENS, Correspondent   LINKEDINGOOGLE+PINTERESTREDDITPRINTORDER REPRINT OF THIS STORY  OCTOBER 31, 2017 10:27 AM GARNER - Todd Dawson says he has strange interests and an incredible wife. “She is perfect,” said Dawson, who holds the North Carolina record for growing the state’s biggest watermelon and is the current world champion in ice carving. “She has ...read more
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Friday, October 27, 2017
The Garner Chamber is pleased to welcome Just Cookin' as its newest member. Just Cookin' is an All-American restaurant dedicated to providing its customers with the highest quality of service. Their extensive menu offers everything from a "Fresh Pulled Pork Sandwich" to the "Bless Your Heart Goodness" omelet.Just Cookin' realizes that a great meal requires exceptional food and company. Their goal ...read more
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Friday, October 27, 2017
From the U.S. ChamberCNN Money reports, “More than 60 companies and trade organizations are launching a campaign to support protections for Dreamers. The companies announced a digital ad campaign on Thursday and said they would push for "bipartisan legislation that gives Dreamers a permanent solution this year." “Others in the campaign announced Thursday include the American Hotel and Lodging ...read more
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Friday, October 27, 2017
From the U.S. ChamberBloomberg News reports “The U.S. economy expanded at a faster pace than forecast in the third quarter, indicating resilient demand from consumers and businesses even with the hit from hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Commerce Department data showed Friday… The gain in equipment investment shows “businesses may be getting a little more confident about the expansion, both here in the ...read more
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Friday, October 27, 2017
From the U.S. ChamberThe New York Times reports, “The Republican race to overhaul the tax code broke into a sprint on Thursday, with House members narrowly clearing a budget blueprint that would allow a tax bill to pass Congress without any Democratic votes, and Senate leaders signaling that the bill could be introduced, debated and approved in both chambers by the end of November.”
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Thursday, October 26, 2017
Small Business Trends It’s important to take a look at where your small business stands as the year comes to a close. These small business year end tips can help you to make sure your small business is in good shape financially as you head into the new year. Learn More >
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Thursday, October 26, 2017
U.S. Small Business Administration Female entrepreneurs own 9.9 million businesses in the U.S. and employ more than 8 million workers. Women-owned businesses provide more than $264 billion in wages and salaries to employees and contribute $1.4 trillion in sales to our national economy. Learn more >
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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
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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.
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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
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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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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
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