Sanford Area Growth Alliance Blog

Sep 18 - Retention and Engagement in the Modern Workplace: 4 Flexible Work Arrangements to Consider

By Joe Clancy, Owner, Express Employment Professionals of Sanford, NC   In the age of rapidly advancing technology and constantly…

Sep 16 - Chamber Chat - The Economic Impact of Hurricanes

By Meg Moss   In a 2017 video produced by CNBC, they discussed the economic impact of hurricanes. The immediate…

Sep 09 - Chamber Chat - Chamber Clays

By Meg Moss   The Sanford Area Growth Alliance (SAGA) is gearing up for fall events! This coming week is…

Sep 02 - Chamber Chat - The History of Labor Day

By Meg Moss   The History of Labor Day. I find it most appropriate to share this information via an…

Aug 26 - Chamber Chat - Back to School

By Meg Moss   Tomorrow is the day for most people in Lee County – Back to School! And many…

Aug 19 - Chamber Chat - Workplace Safety

By Meg Moss   Workplace safety cannot exist on best practice guidelines and policies alone. A safe working environment is…

Aug 12 - Chamber Chat - Educational Opportunities

By Meg Moss   This past Monday, the Sanford Area Growth Alliance – Chamber of Commerce held its monthly Public…

Aug 09 - Job Insights for the Third Quarter of 2018

By: Joe Clancy Owner of Express Employment Professionals, Sanford, NC    To provide accurate and timely employment forecasts for business…

Aug 05 - Chamber Chat - Thread Capital

By Meg Moss   Small businesses are the backbone of North Carolina’s economy. Thread Capital is a nonprofit organization focused on…

Jul 29 - Chamber Chat - Business Expansion

By Meg Moss   A recent article from NFIB, the National Federation of Independent Businesses, indicated that small business optimism…

Jul 22 - Chamber Chat - Job Seekers

By Meg Moss   Ten years ago the unemployment rate was creeping up.  That’s just about the time that Sanford…

Jul 15 - Chamber Chat - Flag Etiquette

By Meg Moss   Since July Fourth was mid-week this year, it seems there was a full week of vacation…

Jul 08 - Chamber Chat - E-Commerce

By Meg Moss   Kiplinger is a Washington, D.C.-based publisher of business forecasts and personal finance advice.   Its best-known…

Jul 01 - Chamber Chat - Conveyor Technologies

By Meg Moss   A recent Gallup study found that only 47 percent of American workers say they are completely…

Jun 24 - Chamber Chat - DMV

By Meg Moss   A few months ago, the Chamber of Commerce Legislative Subcommittee began talks of the wait times…

Jun 17 - Chamber Chat: Leadership Sanford 2018

This past Thursday, June 14th, the Sanford Area Growth Alliance-Chamber of Commerce celebrated the graduation of the 2017-2018 Leadership Sanford…

Jun 10 - Chamber Chat: Lenovo

By Meg Moss   Lenovo (the world's largest personal computer vendor by unit sales since 2013), together with the National…

Jun 04 - Communication with Your Frontline Workers is Essential to Success

By: Joe Clancy Owner of Express Employment Professionals, Sanford, NC    Most companies dedicate substantial time and energy to researching,…

Jun 03 - Chamber Chat: Broadband

By Meg Moss   This week, I had the opportunity to attend the Rural Center’s “Rural Day” in Raleigh. After…

May 27 - Chamber Chat: Hiring Teens in the Summer

By Meg Moss   First Benefits Insurance Mutual (FBIM), one of our Chamber members, and a provider of our Worker’s…

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The Sanford City Council meets tonight following Hurricane Florence that swept through North Carolina this past weekend. *Article from The…

Aug 31 - Economic development project discussed in closed sessions

The Lee County Board of Commissioners and Sanford City Council met in separate closed sessions this week to discuss an…

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