November 14, 2016
Earlier this year, your chamber leadership asked the Town of Blythewood to provide additional wayfinding signs in the town center to help visitors better locate our visitors center, town hall, town park (Doko Meadows), library, post office, AND our businesses on McNulty St. who have often expressed their feelings of neglect.
Blythewood’s Christmas Parade is December 11th, 2016. Blythewood’s Transfiguration Church has officially taken over as the new organizer for the Blythewood Christmas Parade.
Construction on the Train Depot replica in Doko Meadows has started! Before it is finished, the Town of Blythewood asked us to create a survey to poll your input as to what kind of business should be recruited to occupy this important new asset to the town.
The 85-mile yard sale known as the Big Grab came to Blythewood on September 9th and 10th and brought thousands of visitors to town. For the first time the Greater Blythewood Chamber of Commerce was in charge of managing the logistics and marketing for the Richland County section, most of which was in the Blythewood town center.
While we have shared our membership contact data in the past and sent out sales announcements to the membership on the behalf of a member, it has caused an undo burden on our staff and at the same time, has generated complaints from other members about spam. Here is the Blythewood Chamber’s new, official policy on sharing membership contact data and sending out sales/marketing announcements:
Our speaker is Catherine Templeton, former director of the South Carolina departments of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation (LLR) and Health and Environmental Control (DHEC). She is going to address the ever-changing environment of unions in our state and how recent trends may or may not affect your business. Click this headline for more info.