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Business Briefcase 5-15-19

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A weekly listing of area business news and events

Ribbon cutting at Panera Bread
Panera Bread will hold a ribbon-cutting 10:30-11:30 a.m. May 16 at its new store in the Promenade at Carolina Reserve, 7756 Charlotte Highway, Indian Land. The Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce and county officials will assist at the event, which is open to the public.
Chamber’s After 5! Mix-n-Mingle May 30
Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce’s next After 5! Mix-n-Mingle is 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 30 at North Corner Haven, 3420 Charlotte Highway, Lancaster.
Tickets are $25 for chamber members and $30 for non-chamber members. To buy tickets, call (803) 283-4105 or email Melissa@lancasterchambersc.com.
Sun City Fresh Produce Market open
Sun City Carolina Lakes Fresh Produce Market is open every Wednesday, through the end of September.
It has local vendor booths offering vegetables, breads, take-home foods, eggs, fresh-baked goods, dressings, olive oils/vinegars, fresh seafood, fresh flowers, cheese, pickles and knife-sharpening services.
The market is open to all at The Lodge, 3955 Sun City Blvd., at the corner of Del Webb Boulevard. For details, call (704) 651-6671.
LSWCD pasture workshop June 6
The Lancaster Soil and Water Conservation District Board will kick off its June Summer Series with a pasture management workshop for landowners 10 a.m.-3 p.m. June 6 in the meeting room of the Historic Courthouse, 104 N. Main St., Lancaster.
The workshop will address fencing and pasture management concepts for all grazing animals. Topics include transitioning from infected KY31 to Friendly Endophyte Fescue, insect and weed issues in pastures, the importance of soil sampling, interpreting soil sample results, NRCS programs, rainfall simulation and a fencing demonstration.
Admission is $10 per person, which includes lunch and program materials.
Sign up at www.lancasterswcd.com or by calling (803) 286-4455, ext. 100.
SBDC offers free business services
The Small Business Development Center offers free business services June 6 (first Thursday of each month) at the Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce, 453 Colonial Ave., Lancaster.
Business consultant Eduardo Venegas offers business planning, financing options, marketing assistance, sales and growth strategies, financial management, human resources, veterans and minority business programs and resources and referrals.
For details or an appointment, call (803) 283-4105 or visit www.winthropregionalsbdc.org.
Morning Business Connections June 7
The Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce’s next Morning Business Connections is 8:30-9:30 a.m. June 7 at INSP/CrossRidge Cafe, 3000 World Reach Drive, Indian Land.
Jessica Threatt with McClancy Seasoning is the guest speaker.
This free event allows chamber members the opportunity to introduce themselves and their company to all those attending. Bring business cards to share.
RSVP at (803) 283-4105 or pagan@lancasterchambersc.com.
County job fair set for June 12
The Lancaster County Job Fair is 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 12 at INSP CrossRidge, 3000 World Reach Drive, Indian Land. Industries represented include manufacturing, corporate headquarters and skilled trades. Please be interview-ready. Dress appropriately and bring your resume.
IL Rotary Club meets at Cruzin Reubenz
The Indian Land Rotary Club welcomes anyone interested in putting “Service Above Self.” The club meets at 7:15 a.m. Tuesdays at Cruzin Reubenz, 8390 Charlotte Highway, Indian Land. For details, contact Don Hagwell at (216) 533-0150 or dhagwell@yahoo.com.

Editor’s note: We welcome your submissions. Send business information to Carolina Gateway, P.O. Box 640, Lancaster, SC 29721; fax it to (803) 283-8969; or email it to cgnews@thelancasternews.com. Deadline is 5 p.m. Thursday for the next week’s paper.