Chamber Connection
November 25, 2014
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Deals & Discounts
Burry Bookstore
25% for 25
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 DCIT Coupon Books Now Available!
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Nov/Dec Calendar




Turkey Trot



Shop Small Saturday



Denver & The Mile High Orchestra


Mayor's Christmas Tree Lighting


Leadership Hartsville Bench Dedication



Hartsville Christmas Parade



Little Miss & Teen Miss SC Pageant



Cookies and Cocoa with Santa


Service Corps of Retired Executives

FREE confidential counseling to America's small businesses.  Existing and start-up businesses can schedule an appointment by calling the Hartsville Chamber of Commerce at 843-332-6401.

Hartsville Young Professionals

HYP Networking Night

Nov. 17 at 5:30pm

Fairfield Inn

Click here for details


HYP Website   


Dues are 50% off for the rest of the year!

$17.50 or $30 for couples

Regular Meetings
DC Disabilities and Special Needs Board
Last Tuesday of each month at 5:30pm at the Scott Center, 201 N. Damascus Church Road.

DC Coordinating Council 
December 5 at 11:30am at Carolina Pines. Lunch is provided

Pilot Club
Fourth Monday each month at 6:00pm at their clubhouse across from the Lawton Park Tennis Courts

Kiwanis Club
Thursdays at 12:15pm at the Hartsville Country Club

Lions Club
Thursdays at 12:30pm at Mr. B's Restaurant

Rotary Club
Tuesdays at 12:30pm at Pam's Restaurant

2nd and 4th Monday each month at 7:00pm at the Black Creek Arts Center
New Member Spotlight
Elegant Foods

When you need a caterer for your next event, consider a master at beautiful presentation and delicious, fresh dishes: Elegant Foods.


Owner Glenn Cannon says she began catering in Hartsville in 1989 and has served finger foods for as many as 800 guests at a function but she also enjoys catering cocktail and intimate parties. She specializes in creative catering techniques using decorative garnishes and is well known for her artichoke dip, meatballs, and ham biscuits. 


Glenn is proud to say she does not serve industrial foods; in fact, she will travel to Georgetown to purchase shrimp when it is in season to please her customers. 


If you would like to hire Elegant Foods, contact Glenn at 

843-332-5748, 843-861-0358, or at

Join Speaker of the House Jay Lucas, Senator Gerald Malloy, and Representative Robert Williams for breakfast and discussion. Tickets are $15. Sponsorships are available.
Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot

The YMCA is hosting its 23rd annual Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27.  

Click here to view information and register.

Sound Solutions Offers Free Hearing Screenings 

Sound Solutions Hearing Care is supporting the #ShopSmall campaign with their own hashtag: #ShopSmallHearBig!  All you need to claim your free hearing screening is a receipt from another Chamber member business!  Click here for full details!

Hartsville for the Holidays

Vendors and artisans are showcasing their work in the first ever downtown retail pop-up shop Nov. 20 through Dec. 20! Click here for details!

Denver & The Mile High Orchestra

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Emmanuel Baptist Church is hosting Denver & The Mile High Orchestra Dec. 4 at 7pm.

Click here for more information, or 

click here for tickets.

Tree Lighting and Christmas Parade

Hartsville's holiday traditions continue!  The Mayor's Christmas Tree Lighting will be December 5, and the Christmas Parade will be December 6.  Click here fore more info!

2014 Leadership Hartsville Bench Dedication

The park-style benches recently installed downtown were the service project of the 2014 Leadership Hartsville class. The dedication ceremony will be Dec. 5 at 4:30pm at Bizzell's.

Little Miss & Teen Miss SC Pageant

Little Miss & Teen Miss Hartsville and Darlington County pageant is Dec. 7 at 2pm at The Center Theater. Email to apply.

Cookies and Cocoa with Santa

The Pee Dee Coalition is hosting their annual holiday event Dec. 19 from 2-4pm.  Come out and meet St. Nick himself at this FREE event! 

Click here for more information.

DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award

The US Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications and nominations for the The DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award.  Nominations are due on Jan 2, so support your favorite Hartsville small business with a nomination today!  For all forms and information, click here.

Caregiver of the Year Nominations Available

The Hartsville Pilot Club is collecting applications for the 2014 Caregiver of the Year Award.  You can stop by the Chamber to pick up a form, or download it here. Deadline for completed forms is Jan. 22

Good Morning Hartsville with Sharman Poplava on WHEZ 95.9 FM
 Tune in Wednesday to Good Morning Hartsville, live from the Midnight Rooster on 95.9 WHEZ.  Go to and choose "Listen Live" to listen online!

Interested in earning your bachelor's degree? Coker College's Adult Degree Program is currently accepting applications for the January 2015 term. Classes are two evenings per week, and there are three locations available to serve you: Hartsville, Florence, and Marion. Financial aid is available to those who qualify. Call (843) 857-4213 or visit our website at to learn more about the Adult Degree Program at Coker College!

The Governor's School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is now accepting applications for its Class of 2017 through February 15, 2015. Online applications are available at 
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