Category Archives: Government

Federal funding boost for small businesses

WASHINGTON – Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and member of President Obama’s Cabinet, announced Monday new funding that will impact small businesses in your market. Administrator Contreras-Sweet discussed the new award, and gave examples of local impact, and explained how this award fits in to her work on…
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S.C. Sea Grant Consortium board to hold annual meeting Sept. 1

Charleston, S.C.—S.C. Sea Grant Consortium Board of Directors will hold its annual meeting from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on September 1, 2015 in the College of Charleston President’s boardroom, 66 George Street, Charleston, S.C. Items on the agenda include discussion of the agency’s FY2016-2017 state budget request; revision to the Consortium’s Indirect Cost Policy;…
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Coffee with Mayor Linda Page at Mount Pleasant Cracker Barrel on Monday

Once a month, Mount Pleasant Mayor Linda Page meets with citizens at local coffee shops to exchange information and discover ways to work together to improve Mount Pleasant. The event is free and open to all. Call 843-884-5220 for more information. Monday, August 10, 2015, from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Cracker Barrel restaurant, 2183 N Hwy 17,…
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Sen. Campbell named McConnell Elected Leadership Award winner

Charleston, SC - With the closing of the 2015 Legislative Session, the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce thanked members of our state legislative delegation for their ongoing support in enhancing our region at the State Delegation Appreciation Reception on Wednesday, July 29 at Founders Hall. Since 2012, the Chamber has honored one representative of the tri-county…
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