Sanford Area Growth Alliance Blog

Apr 16 - Chamber Chat - Downtown StreetFest and Fireworks

By Meg Moss   The Downtown Streetfest and Fireworks is coming soon! In just less than a week, on Saturday,…

Apr 09 - Chamber Chat - Belflex

By Meg Moss     I love it when a community comes together. And that’s what Sanford-Lee County does when…

Apr 02 - Chamber Chat - “Closing the skills gap”

By Meg Moss   In a recent publication by the North Carolina Chamber, they focused on “Closing the Skills Gap”.…

Apr 01 - Is lack of sleep killing your career?

By: Joe Clancy Owner of Express Employment Professionals, Sanford, NC    According to the National Sleep Foundation, many workers don't…

Mar 26 - Chamber Chat - NCRMA

By Meg Moss   The North Carolina Retail Merchants Association (NCRMA) is a nonprofit association, organized in 1902 to improve…

Mar 19 - Chamber Chat - Workforce Ready Community

By Meg Moss   I am proud to say that Lee County has been certified as an NC Works Certified…

Mar 12 - Chamber Chat - Anchors Aweigh

By Meg Moss   The Sanford Area Growth Alliance is a promoting sponsor for Anchors Aweigh – a benefit auction…

Mar 05 - Chamber Chat - Comfort First Heating and Cooling

By Meg Moss   The Chamber Banquet sell out just a month ago showed that we have continuity and momentum,…

Mar 01 - Leadership should be difficult

 By: Joe Clancy Owner of Express Employment Professionals, Sanford, NC    Leadership isn’t easy. People and employees who think being…

Feb 26 - Chamber Chat - Business Climate in Lee County

By Meg Moss   What is the business climate in Lee County? I often get asked this question, or in…

Feb 19 - Chamber Chat - Myers Briggs

By Meg Moss   The Leadership Sanford class, spearheaded by the Sanford Area Growth Alliance Chamber of Commerce, recently held…

Feb 12 - Chamber Chat - Duke Energy

By Meg Moss Duke Energy has had quite a presence here in Lee County over the past two weeks. First,…

Feb 05 - Chamber Chat - Annual Chamber Membership Banquet

By Meg Moss   It was a grand evening for the Growth Alliance Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber Annual Membership…

Feb 01 - Life Lessons from John Wooden

By: Joe Clancy Owner of Express Employment Professionals, Sanford, NC    One of the most revered coaches in the history…

Jan 29 - Chamber Chat - Boys & Girls Youth of the Year

By Meg Moss   For nearly 70 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Youth of the Year program has…

Jan 22 - Chamber Chat - Chamber Ambassadors

I would like to pay a tribute to the Ambassadors of the Sanford Area Growth Alliance Chamber of Commerce. The…

Jan 15 - Chamber Chat - Stevens Center

By Meg Moss   Can you image the challenge of successfully helping someone find a job every three weeks? That…

Jan 08 - Chamber Chat - 2016 in review

By Meg Moss   It’s been a whirlwind of activity throughout the holiday season, beginning with Thanksgiving. While our personal…

Jan 01 - How to Use Your Influence to Achieve Success

By: Joe Clancy Owner of Express Employment Professionals, Sanford, NC    As the new year begins, many people will reassess…

Jan 01 - Chamber Chat - GKN Driveline

By Meg Moss   As you have probably heard about, or seen in the local news, GKN Driveline, a global…

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