Members of the Effingham Chamber's board of directors attended a two and a half-day retreat at Sapelo Island recently to map out strategies for the organization's 2008-2009 fiscal year, Chamber President-elect, Michael Lee (Citizens Bank of Effingham) announced.
WASHINGTON - Beginning next week, customers will be able to take advantage of some of the best bargains in the shipping market when the U.S. Postal Service launches new prices for its expedited mail products, Express Mail and Priority Mail.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering to state and local governments a template for resolving regulatory enforcement issues involving small businesses by establishing their own versions of SBA's Office of the National Ombudsman.
A series of three seminars entitled "Small Business Success Series" will be held on Tuesday evenings during the month of May at the Effingham Chamber of Commerce in an effort to enhance existing businesses and help entrepreneurs succeed.
STATESBORO - Business owners, managers and human resource personnel are invited to attend a legal seminar in Savannah that will help them stay on the right side of the state's compensation and discrimination laws.
Faithful Cuts Salon celebrates its one-year anniversary during May. They are announcing their new hours: Tuesday and Thursdays are 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m., Wednesdays are 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. and Fridays are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. They are now open Saturdays from 9 a.m.–2 p.m.
A few days ago I was driving to Tallahassee, Fla., for my sister's graduation when something interesting happened. I stopped to get gas. Now, I've never seen pumping gas as an exciting activity, but I did find it interesting when my wife said, "Wow. Gas is only $3.52 a gallon." My wife, it seems, is quite an optimist. Because gas was a few cents less per gallon where we stopped than it was at the previous exit, she saw that as a deal.
May 22, 2008|
Two workshops entitled "Thinking of Starting A Business" will be held during the month of May from 6-8:30 p.m. They will take place on Thursday evenings May 8 and May 22 in the conference room of the Small Business Assistance Center, 111 East Liberty St. in Savannah.
"When the low hanging fruit is gone and new business is harder and harder to find, Small Business owners need to be more resourceful and get creative," said Scott Hinson, owner of Hinson's Georgia Market in Rincon and chair of the Effingham County Chamber's Small Business Council.