Chamber Connection
December 2, 2014
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Deals & Discounts
Burry Bookstore
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 DCIT Coupon Books Now Available!
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December Calendar


Denver & The Mile High Orchestra


Coker Dance Informal Concert


Mayor's Christmas Tree Lighting


Leadership Hartsville Bench Dedication



Hartsville Christmas Parade


Old-Fashioned Christmas



Little Miss & Teen Miss SC Pageant



Business After Hours

Lulu's and Vintage



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
Leadership Hartsville
Bench Dedication
The 2014 class of Leadership Hartsville will formally unveil the nine downtown benches it raised money to purchase as the class's community service-based project. The benches, which are strategically located throughout downtown Hartsville to help attract and retain patrons to the downtown area, are made of solid steel and contain plaques of donors that helped make the project a success.

Join the 2014 Leadership Hartsville Class at the unveiling!

December 5 at 4:30pm
Bizzell's Food and Spirits
137 E. Carolina Ave.
Small Business Survey
Take our 2-question small business survey and help us shape our education agenda for 2015 and beyond!
Business After Hours Tuesday December 9


The final Business After Hours event of 2014 will be hosted by Lulu's and Vintage! 

Tuesday, December 9

College Ave. at 5:30pm

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.

Coker Dance Informal Concert

Coker's dance students are performing their annual informal concert Dec. 4 at 7:30pm in the Watson Theater. Admission is free and open to the public.

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!

Tree Lighting and Christmas Parade

Hartsville's holiday traditions continue! The Mayor's Christmas Tree Lighting will be Dec. 5, and the Christmas Parade will be Dec. 6.  

Click here fore more info!

Old-Fashioned Christmas

Gardner's General Store will have cookies, hot chocolate, coffee, face painting, sales, and of course Christmas trees all on the day of the parade, Dec. 6. 

Click here for more info.

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.

Chamber Night: Cobra Basketball

The Coker Men's and Women's basketball teams face off against Mars Hill Dec. 13 in the DeLoach Center. Chamber Members get into these games free with special passes. Click here for more information.

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.

State Legislative Breakfast

Have breakfast with Speaker of the House Lucas, Senator Malloy, and Representative Williams Jan. 9.  Click here to register.

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. 5.

Congratulations to Bob Abbott, winner of the Gibson Wheel Alignment & Tire Service 'Shop Small' drawing! 

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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