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Ambassadors Committee Meeting
Sep 2, 2015
12:00pm-1:00pm
Connect for Lunch
Sep 2, 2015
12:00pm-1:00pm
PTC 2015 Small Business Resource Series
Sep 3, 2015
8:00am-9:30am
Small Business Tax Workshop - Greenville
Sep 3, 2015
9:00am-3:00pm
2015 Used Book Sale
Sep 3, 2015
9:00am-12:00pm
Upstate Air Quality Advisory Committee
Sep 3, 2015
10:00am-12:00pm
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September
2
Beginning
Sep 2nd 12:00pm
Ending
Sep 2nd 1:00pm

Ambassadors Committee Meeting

Where
135C Eagles Nest Dr. [ Map ]
Description
The Ambassadors are the heart of the Chamber. This group will meet regularly to be a welcoming committee for new members and events. We need high energy, personable individuals to serve on this committee. Some of the responsibilities will includes volunteering at Chamber events, welcoming new members, and creating a plan to make sure every member feels supported and touched.
Age Group
18+
September
2
Beginning
Sep 2nd 12:00pm
Ending
Sep 2nd 1:00pm

Connect for Lunch

Where
Various Locations [ Map ]
Description
Grow your business in face-to-face lunch meetings with two or three different members.
Make real connections that can lead to real business relationships.
Enjoy great food and conversation at local restaurants between 12:00-1:00pm.
Weekly or twice a month - your choice. Stop or continue at any time.
Age Group
18+
September
3
Beginning
Sep 3rd 8:00am
Ending
Sep 3rd 9:30am

PTC 2015 Small Business Resource Series

Where
Piedmont Technical College [ Map ]
Description
Small business owners constantly face unique struggles. Marketing, sales, hiring, and time and life management are just a few of the things that a small business professional may face in today's challenging business environment.

Join us for the 2015 Boost Your Business! series and learn to address issues that are directly related to operating a small business.
Age Group
18+
September
3
Beginning
Sep 3rd 9:00am
Ending
Sep 3rd 3:00pm

Small Business Tax Workshop - Greenville

Where
1 N. Main St Greenville SC 29601 [ Map ]
Description
Presented by the Greenville Area Small Business Development Center with Enrolled IRS Agents, representatives from the South Carolina Department of Revenue and the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce



The Greenville Area Small Business Development Center is hosting a tax workshop for prospective and new small business owners. The workshop will be held from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM on each of the following dates: February 12, April 23, June 18, September 3, and November 19.

All sessions will be held at the ONE Building (1 North Main St, Greenville 29601). A registration fee of $10 is required and parking costs will be paid by voucher at the event. To reserve a seat please register online at: https://secure.touchnet.net/C20569_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=843&SINGLESTORE=true. Due to limited seating no registration will be available at the workshop- must register online.

The Small Business Tax Workshop contains general information about different types of business organizations, record keeping requirements and business tax returns. This workshop is a taxpayer education program sponsored by the Clemson Small Business Development Center, the IRS, South Carolina Enrolled Agents and the SC Department of Revenue. It is directed toward the small businessperson who is starting a business or has recently started a small business in the service, retail or manufacturing sectors.

Register at https://secure.touchnet.net/C20569_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=843&SINGLESTORE=true
or for more information, please contact the Small Business Development Center via e-mail: clemsonsbdc@clemson.edu or by telephone: 864.370.1545.
Age Group
18+
September
3
Beginning
Sep 3rd 9:00am
Ending
Sep 3rd 12:00pm

2015 Used Book Sale

Where
Merovan Center 1200 Woodruff Road, Suite E-2 [ Map ]
Description
2015 USED BOOK SALES

Merovan Center, 1200 Woodruff Road, Suite E-2 (Directions)

First Thursday Each Month

9:00a-12:00p
Friends Members Only. Memberships begin at $5 and are available at the door.
Age Group
Family Friendly
September
3
Beginning
Sep 3rd 10:00am
Ending
Sep 3rd 12:00pm

Upstate Air Quality Advisory Committee

Where
124 Verdae Boulevard [ Map ]
Description
Join us to hear Ashley Edwards, with Solarize South Carolina, present the benefits solar power has and its effectiveness in improving the Upstate's air quality.
Age Group
18+