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Early Registration Underway for 2014 Eutawville 5K Family Fun Run and Walk

Posted by Berkeley Chamber of Commerce on April 7, 2014 in Member News , News , Press Releases
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Eutawville5K logoEARLY REGISTRATION UNDERWAY FOR 2014 EUTAWVILLE 5K FAMILY FUN RUN AND WALK
Annual race in Eastern Orangeburg County town expecting significant growth in second year

Eutawville, SC—Continuing the mission of “making a difference one step at a time” in the community, CJB Productions proudly announces that registration for the 2014 Eutawville 5K Family Fun Run and Walk began on April 1, 2014. The race will again be managed by the aforementioned in conjunction with the town of Eutawville and will be held during the Labor Day holiday weekend. This is the second year of the event and while the inaugural race saw great community participation, race director Corin Gillens expects an even larger turn out this year.

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MMTC Charleston Volunteer Fair

Posted by Berkeley Chamber of Commerce on March 17, 2014 in Member News , News , Press Releases
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0000-019Who: Miller-Motte Technical College, North Charleston Campus

What: Volunteer Fair

NORTH CHARLESTON – You don’t need superpowers to be a Hero… just volunteer! Everyone who is interested in enhancing the lives of our Charleston neighbors is invited to attend a volunteer fair on March 27, 2014 from 11AM-3PM on campus at 8085 Rivers Avenue in North Charleston. Please join our students and staff by offering some of your time and support to several of the area’s most active non-profit agencies and organizations. There are many ways to give back, and plenty of choices to fit your schedule and abilities. Volunteerism is a great way to build your resume while demonstrating your commitment and pride in our community!

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Goodwill and Keep Dorchester County Beautiful to host 2nd Time Around Fashion Show, Thursday, April 10th

Posted by Berkeley Chamber of Commerce on March 10, 2014 in Member News , News , Press Releases
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logoGoodwill and Keep Dorchester County Beautiful to host
2nd Time Around Fashion Show, Thursday, April 10th
Event will be held at Coosaw Creek Country Club from 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

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Joint Commission Names Trident Health to Nation’s Top Hospital List

Posted by Berkeley Chamber of Commerce on October 30, 2013 in Member News , News , Press Releases
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One of only 5% of nation’s hospitals who have achieved mark three straight years

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North Charleston, S.C./ October 30, 2013 – For the third year in a row, Trident Health has been recognized as a Top Hospital in Quality by the Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America . Trident, Summerville and Moncks Corner Medical Centers attained some of the highest performance scores in the nation in treating heart attacks, heart failure, surgical care and pneumonia. Trident is the only Charleston area hospital and is one of only 182 (5%) hospitals that achieved the distinction three years in a row.

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New Summerville Medical Center Pediatric Emergency Department Set to Open

Posted by Berkeley Chamber of Commerce on October 29, 2013 in Member News , News , Press Releases
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Summerville, S.C. / October 29, 2013 – On Friday November 1, Summerville Medical Center (SMC) will hold a ribbon cutting for their new Pediatric Emergency Department. The 4,000-square-foot addition is set to officially open in November and will provide 24/7 emergency care for children up to 17 years old. SMC staff, Summerville Mayor Bill Collins and local elected officials will be on hand for this momentous occasion.securedownload

The state-of the-art pediatric department includes board certified pediatric emergency physicians, 24/7 pediatric nurses and a specially trained music therapist. All rooms are private and include child-friendly artwork, colors and special lighting to make it easier for young patients to pass the time.

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New Fleet of Natural Gas Powered Trucks Arrives in Charleston

Posted by Berkeley Chamber of Commerce on October 17, 2013 in News , Press Releases
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Carbon Emissions Reductions are Equivalent to Removing 265 Automobiles off Local Roads.
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (Oct. 17, 2013) – Republic Services, Inc. today announced the deployment of 53 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) solid waste and recycling trucks to serve customers throughout the Charleston metro area. The new CNG fleet will replace older diesel powered trucks, and represents a significant local investment in cleaner, safer and more efficient vehicles.

ScreenShot004“We believe it is our responsibility to reduce ozone-forming emissions wherever possible,” said James Amick, area president of Republic Services. “Charleston is home to a diverse environment with considerable natural beauty. Our employees are proud to live and work in this community, and we are excited to do our part for the local environment.”

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Red Ribbon Proclamation Signing 2013

Posted by Berkeley Chamber of Commerce on October 16, 2013 in News , Press Releases
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On Monday October 14, 2013, the Berkeley County Prevention Board was joined by the Berkeley County Council, the Sheriff’s office, and area Mayors and Police Chiefs representing the various town and city governments.

Berkeley County Council, the Sheriff’s Department and each city in Berkeley County signed a proclamation which declared October 23 – 31 as Red Ribbon Week throughout the county. The proclamation represents the 23rd year the Berkeley County Prevention Board has made a visible and unified commitment toward the creation of a safe and drug-free Berkeley County.

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DiMicco Receives Award from the Steel Manufacturers Association

Posted by Berkeley Chamber of Commerce on October 8, 2013 in Member News , News , Press Releases
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) announced that The Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) presented Nucor’s Executive Chairman Dan DiMicco with its Iverson-Selig award, recognizing his outstanding contributions to the minimill steel industry. The award is named after Nucor’s founder Ken Iverson and Marvin Selig, founder of CMC Steel, who were two pioneers in establishing steel minimills in the U.S. The award was presented at a ceremony in Charlotte on October 1, 2013.

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Santee Cooper Credit Union to Receive a Proclamation From Mayor Peagler and the Town of Moncks Corner to Recognize 60 Years of Community Involvement and Service

Posted by Berkeley Chamber of Commerce on June 12, 2013 in News , Press Releases
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Moncks Corner, SC, June 10, 2013: Santee Cooper Credit Union (SCCU) will receive a proclamation presented by Mayor William W. Peagler and the Town of Moncks Corner recognizing the 60 year Anniversary of community service performed by SCCU in Berkeley County and Moncks Corner, SC on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at Noon.

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Habitat for Humanity of Berkeley County Announces

Posted by Berkeley Chamber of Commerce on May 15, 2013 in News , Press Releases
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Habitat for Humanity of Berkeley County and The Home Depot Foundation are partnering to launch a Repair Corps Program.

“We are proud to partner with Habitat for Humanity International as we aim to ensure that every U.S. veteran has a safe and accessible place to call home,” said Kelly Caffarelli, president, The Home Depot Foundation.

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