Sanford Area Growth Alliance Blog

Dec 09 - Chamber Chat - End of Year Inventory

By Meg Moss   With the holidays upon us, increased sales are helping put many retailers in the black. While…

Dec 02 - Chamber Chat - Holiday Bonuses

By Meg Moss   The National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) recently released an article on “what small business owners…

Nov 25 - Chamber Chat - Farm-City Week 2018

By Meg Moss   Thanksgiving season is a time that many Americans gather with their families and reflect upon many…

Nov 18 - Chamber Chat - Small Business Saturday 2018

By Meg Moss   Saturday, November 24th is Small Business Saturday. Yes, the day after the largest shopping day of…

Nov 14 - College Isn’t for Everyone; So, Consider These Options As Well

By Joe Clancy, Owner, Express Employment Professionals of Sanford, NC   College is expensive. According to U.S. News, the average…

Nov 11 - Chamber Chat - Drowsy Driving Week

By Meg Moss   November 4-11, 2018 is Drowsy Driving Prevention Week. According to the National Sleep Foundation, sleepiness can…

Nov 04 - Chamber Chat - Chamber Banquet Nomination Forms

By Meg Moss   The Sanford Area Growth Alliance Chamber of Commerce will hold its Annual Membership Banquet in February…

Oct 28 - Chamber Chat - National Business Women’s Week

By Meg Moss   This past week was National Business Women’s Week ®. To honor the contributions of working women…

Oct 21 - Chamber Chat - Guardian ad Litem

By Meg Moss   The Guardian ad Litem (GAL) program equips volunteers to serve abused and neglected children by advocating…

Oct 14 - Chamber Chat - Carolina Core

By Meg Moss   The Carolina Core is a new way of thinking about economic development that erases all traditional…

Oct 12 - Job Insights for the Fourth Quarter of 2018

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

Oct 07 - SAGA Award Winners

By Meg Moss   At the recent Sanford Area Growth Alliance (SAGA) Annual Meeting, two industry awards, and one individual…

Sep 30 - Chamber Chat - Effective Leadership

By Meg Moss   “Leadership is being bold enough to have vision, and humble enough to recognize that achieving it…

Sep 23 - Chamber Chat - When to hire additional staff

By Meg Moss   Small business owners often dream of the day that their operation will be large enough to…

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…

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Nov 28 - SAGA receives money for business recruitment

The Sanford Area Growth Alliance was granted $24,000 by the Lee County Board of Commissioners Monday night. *Article from The…

Nov 25 - Faces & Places - 11/25/18

The Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday for Paisleys & Petals Floral Design at 510 W.…

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