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Your Chamber, along with the Newberry Small Business Development Center, the City of Newberry, and TeamSocial presented a free, three-part workshop, ‘Social Media for Small Business’ to the community. Utilizing the facilities of the Newberry Firehouse Conference Center and the Newberry Campus of Piedmont Technical College, this workshop introduced over 60 small business owners to new concepts in social media.

On Saturday, May 31 people near and far visited Newberry for the Spring Garden and Art Tour. They visited four private gardens, the Japanese Wells Garden, and Carter & Holmes Orchids and experienced the talents of local artists. Some downtown Newberry restaurants offered 10 percent discounts to ticket holders and many great door prizes were donated by local garden centers and nurseries. We thank everyone who supported and helped make this event possible.

Upcoming June Events

On Thursday, June 12 there will be a Business After Hours/New Member Reception from 5:30-7:00 p.m. The event will be sponsored by the Town of Prosperity and hosted at the Prosperity Depot. Join us to visit with current and prospective members and to welcome the newest members! As usual, food and beverages will be provided.

Wednesday, June 18, the Chamber sponsors a Lunch ‘N Learn from 12:00-1:00 p.m. at the new fresh market in downtown Newberry. We are anxious to learn more about this new venture from Figaro Hospitality Group. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting the Chamber. Cost is $6.00.

New members for May include Isabella’s Salon and Spa, NPP, LLC and TNT Auto Sales of Newberry.

Upcoming Community Events:

Newberry County Job Fair

Mark your calendar for Thursday, June 5 from 4-6 p.m. at the Newberry Campus of Piedmont Technical College. If your business is accepting applications and hiring within the third quarter of 2014, please contact 803-276-9000 or 803-276-4274 to sign up.

The Chamber Golf Tournament is scheduled for Monday, September 22 at the Country Club of Newberry. Shotgun start is at 12 p.m. Mark your calendar and get your team together. Sponsorships will be available and door prizes are requested. More information is forthcoming.

For membership and event information, please contact Ted, Liz, or Michelle at your Newberry County Chamber of Commerce at 803-276-4274 or Chamber@NewberryCounty.org. www.newberrycountychamber.com

As always, we welcome your feedback. Visit us at 1209 Caldwell Street in Downtown Newberry.

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