Business Briefcase 10-4-17

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A weekly listing of local business news and events

The Southern Olive ribbon-cutting Oct. 4

The Southern Olive, 8356 Charlotte Highway, Suite 102, Indian Land, will hold its grand opening and ribbon-cutting at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 4, with assistance from the Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce. All are welcome.

Learn all about IL Rotary Club Oct. 4

The Indian Land Rotary Club will hold a Rotary Membership Information Night at 6:30 p.m. Oct 4 at Hickory Tavern, 8364 Charlotte Highway, Indian Land.

The Indian Land Rotary Club welcomes anyone interested in putting “Service Above Self.”

If interested in attending, contact IL Rotary Membership Chairman Don Hagwell at dhagwell@yahoo.com or (216) 533-0150.

Bent Creek grand opening Oct. 7

Taylor Morrison’s grand opening of Bent Creek, 1046 Chippenham Creek, Indian Land, is 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 7. Guests can tour the furnished model and enjoy free barbecue and will receive a coupon worth up to $15,000 in Design Studio options. For details, visit www.taylormorrison.com/new-homes/south-carolina/charlotte.

Palmetto Blossom ribbon-cutting Oct. 10

The Palmetto Blossom, 9789 Charlotte Highway, Suite 800, Indian Land, will hold its grand opening and ribbon-cutting at 4 p.m. Oct. 10, with help from the Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce. All are welcome.

Chamber After 5!   Mix & Mingle! Oct. 12

The Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce will hold an After 5! Mix & Mingle! 5-7 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Carolina Lakes Golf Club in Sun City, 23012 Kingfisher Drive, Indian Land. The event is sponsored by Founders Federal Credit Union and door prizes will be given away. 

No registration is required. For details, call (803) 283-4105 or email Brenda@lancasterchambersc.com.

The event follows the chamber’s annual Rub of the Green Golf Tournament Oct. 12 at Carolina Lakes Golf Club and all tournament participants are invited to the awards reception at the Mix & Mingle at 5-7 p.m.

Lancaster Vendor Blender Oct. 14

Preppy Pineapple, 400 N. Main St., Lancaster, holds a Vendor Blender 11 a.m.-2 p.m. the second Saturday of each month. The next event is Oct. 14. Women business owners are invited to set up a small table to display products or to promote their business. Tables are reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis and only one of each type of vendor may reserve a spot for each event to prevent competing vendors from promoting on the same day. For details or to reserve a spot, email customerservice@preppypineapple.com.

Morning Business Connection Oct. 20

Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce’s next Morning Business Connection is 8:30-9:30 a.m. Oct. 20 at INSP’s CrossRidge Café, 3000 WorldReach Drive, Indian Land. Lancaster County Sheriff Barry Faile will speak.

‘7 Habits’ training program Oct. 24-25

Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce will hold a personal leadership development training program called “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” on Oct. 24 and 25 at INSP, 3000 WorldReach Drive, Indian Land. The two-day course is limited to 110 people and costs $350 for chamber members and $500 for non-members. For details or to register, email brenda@lancasterchambersc.com.

SBDC offers free business services

The Small Business Development Center offers free services 9:30 a.m.-noon the first Thursday of each month at the Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce, 453 Colonial Ave., Lancaster. To schedule an appointment, call (803) 283-4105 or email brenda@lancasterchambersc.com.

County Farmers Market open 2 days

Lancaster County’s Farmers Market, 1920 Pageland Highway, is open 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays. For details, call (803) 285-5545.

Join Indian Land Rotary Club

The Indian Land Rotary Club welcomes anyone interested in putting “Service Above Self.” The club meets at 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the Tavern at the Lakes in Carolina Lakes Golf Club, 23012 Kingfisher Drive. For details, call Garrett Strader at (704) 621-6994 or gstrader3@gmail.com.

Steele Hill Farmer’s Market now open

The Steele Hill Farmer’s Market, which features fresh, local vegetables, opens at 8 a.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays at the Steele Hill AME Zion Church arbor, 6021 Charlotte Highway, Lancaster. For details, call Mae Barber, (803) 286-8355.

SCCL Fresh Produce Market open

Sun City Carolina Lakes Fresh Produce Market is open 9 a.m.-noon Wednesdays through September in the parking lot and pavilion of the Sun City Lodge on the corner of Del Webb and Sun City boulevards. It has local vendors’ booths offering vegetables, breads, eggs, baked goods, dressings, nuts, cheese, pickles and knife sharpening. The market is open to all, not just Sun City residents. For details, call (704) 651-6671.

Farmstand open on Marvin Road

The Indian Land Farmstand, 228 Marvin Road, run by S.C. Truffieres & Howell Specialty Farmz, offers fresh vegetables, including purple tomatoes, eggs and honey. It is open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays.


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