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Balance Factors

The Chamber exists to promote economic prosperity and envisions a thriving region based on a resilient economy. The charm, the waterfront, and the historic significance of downtown Beaufort are integral parts of our identity as a community and are major drivers of our...

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MEC Statement on the Parris Island Protection Act

February 2, 2021 For Public Release: MEC Statement on the Parris Island Protection Act Understanding the vital importance of the Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island to our nation’s security, the Military Enhancement Committee (MEC) of Beaufort County...

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Chamber Board Supports Masking Ordinance

The Beaufort Regional Chamber Board of Directors encourages extension of the emergency ordinance mandating that face coverings be worn in publicly accessible buildings in the City of Beaufort. The Chamber Board believes masking is a pragmatic tool to help mitigate...

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Parris Island – Time For Resolve and Action

Comments made last week by Marine Corps Commandant Gen. David Berger in an interview with Defense One raised questions about the future of MCRD Parris Island. During the interview, Gen. Berger is asked about progress on platoon level gender integration of Marine Corps...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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