Welcome to the Beaufort Chamber Blog

Congratulations Leadership Beaufort Class of 2020

The Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce congratulates the following graduates of the Leadership Beaufort Class of 2020: Jimmy Banton, USMC, Executive Officer, MCAS BeaufortN’Kia Campbell, Beaufort County Schools, Officer of Academic InitiativesCheryl D’Angelo,...

read more

Three Ways to Shake Up Your Week

We just experienced an Independence Day without a fireworks show. It follows a Memorial Day without a ceremony. We’re halfway through the year and, so far, haven’t marked any occasions with our favorite festivals, parades, or concerts. It’s a real bummer. Limiting...

read more

Leadership Beaufort Class of 2021

The Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the members of the Leadership Beaufort Class of 2021: R.J. Ball City of Beaufort/Town of Port Royal, FirefighterLeigh Baez-Thoman MCCS, LINKS Program TrainerDafiney Butler Beaufort County, Tax AgentAllison...

read more

Getting Practical on Masks

Yesterday, the City of Beaufort adopted an emergency ordinance requiring that everyone wear a face covering inside publicly accessible buildings to help control the spread of COVID-19. The mandate is enforceable with a $50 fine. Not surprisingly, public response has...

read more

The Duties of Citizenship

Last week we announced that the 18th annual Civitas Awards will be presented later in June. Without a big celebratory event, this year’s awards will look and feel a little different. What about 2020 hasn’t been a little different, right? Keep your eyes peeled for more...

read more
Make the Safe Commitment

Make the Safe Commitment

Last week’s message focused on confidence and recommended steps to boost confidence for employees and consumers returning to your business. This week’s message is simpler: visit www.bftsafe.com and make the Safe Commitment. With leadership from the Beaufort Area...

read more

City of Beaufort Adopts Business Support Package

At their council meeting this Tuesday, the City of Beaufort approved a set of pragmatic policy changes to support local businesses strained by COVID-19 closure. Dubbed “Together Beaufort,” the package includes: Restaurants whose property is contiguous to City-owned...

read more