Sanford Area Growth Alliance Blog

Nov 19 - Chamber Chat - Small Business Saturday

By Meg Moss   Saturday, November 25th is Small Business Saturday. Yes, the day after the largest shopping day of…

Nov 12 - Chamber Chat - Raleigh Executive Jetport

By Meg Moss   Recently, the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors requested that Bob Heuts, Executive Director of the…

Nov 06 - 2017 Hiring Trends Show Signs of Optimism – and Challenges – ahead of the New Year

By: Joe Clancy Owner of Express Employment Professionals, Sanford, NC    To provide timely employment forecasts for the U.S. and…

Nov 05 - Chamber Chat - Chamber Clays

By Meg Moss   The chill is in the air, which means it’s time for the holidays, and the Chamber…

Oct 29 - Chamber Chat - Member Benefits

By Meg Moss   The Sanford Area Growth Alliance Chamber of Commerce has many ways to be engaged in the…

Oct 22 - Chamber Chat - Murals

By Meg Moss   There’s an economic advantage to all the art we’re seeing around town. Sanford is hosting visitors…

Oct 15 - Chamber Chat - Manufacturing Day 2017

By Meg Moss   Manufacturing Day is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. Manufacturing…

Oct 08 - Chamber Chat - Habitat for Humanity

By Meg Moss “Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities…

Oct 03 - The Home Stretch: Six Quick Tips to Finish Strong in 2017

 By: Joe Clancy Owner of Express Employment Professionals, Sanford, NC    With three-quarters of the year behind us, we’ve officially…

Oct 01 - Chamber Chat - The Head of Class Project

By Meg Moss The Lee County Education Foundation (LCEF), founded in 2003, is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit corporation that…

Sep 24 - Chamber Chat - Relay for Life

By Meg Moss   Forty teams, 35 local businesses and 1500 people participated in the American Cancer Society Relay For…

Sep 17 - Chamber Chat - Phi Beta Lambda

By Meg Moss    The Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. (FBLA-PBL) is the largest career student business…

Sep 10 - Chamber Chat - The Temple Theatre

By Meg Moss   The Temple Theater is one of the most popular year-round attractions in our area, bringing patrons…

Sep 05 - Mentoring 101: Finding the Right Fit is Key to Successful Relationships

By: Joe Clancy Owner of Express Employment Professionals, Sanford, NC  Mentorships are a time-honored tradition in the workforce. From entry-level…

Sep 03 - Chamber Chat - Sanford Welcome Center

By Meg Moss   It’s open! Sanford’s first Welcome Center opened its doors this past Thursday at a Ribbon Cutting…

Aug 27 - Chamber Chat - A Day in the Life of a Chamber Member

By Meg Moss   “A Day in the Life of a Chamber Member”. If you’ve been to the Sanford Area…

Aug 20 - Chamber Chat - Leadership Sanford

By Meg Moss   On Tuesday, August 29th, the Sanford Area Growth Alliance Chamber of Commerce will hold its Leadership…

Aug 13 - Prelude to Progress: Depot Park

By Meg Moss   In this portion of this series of stories produced by the Sanford Area Growth Alliance (SAGA)…

Aug 06 - Chamber Chat - Visitor Services

By Meg Moss   How do people outside Sanford learn about Lee County’s unique events and community offerings? Amidst the…

Aug 01 - 5 Important Ways Great Leaders Earn Trust and Respect

 By: Joe Clancy Owner of Express Employment Professionals, Sanford, NC   Difficult to earn and easily lost, trust and respect…

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Nov 18 - Jeffery’s Kitchen celebrates grand opening

Jeffery's Kitchen celebrated its official grand opening and Ribbon Cutting Friday, 11/17. *Photo from The Sanford Herald. 

Nov 07 - Policy luncheon focuses on minority businesses

Monday's Sanford Area Growth Alliance Public Policy Luncheon shed light on minority businesses as Dan Stafford from the Minority Business…

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