Sanford Area Growth Alliance Blog

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…

Jul 30 - Prelude to Progress: Festivals

By Meg Moss Sanford’s music, arts and festival scene is alive and growing.  This past April, Sanford and Lee County…

Jul 23 - Buy Local

By Meg Moss Your Sanford Area Growth Alliance Chamber of Commerce leadership recently asked elected officials, and managers of our…

Jul 16 - Prelude to Progress: Part 4

By Meg Moss Potential residents judge “quality of life” by looking at things like recreational opportunities, a community’s engagement in…

Jul 09 - Prelude to Progress: CC Works

By Meg Moss In this portion of this series of stories produced by the Sanford Area Growth Alliance in conjunction…

Jul 02 - Prelude to Progress: Part 3

By Meg Moss A prepared workforce ensures a thriving economy. One prerequisite to a thriving community: an educated and prepared…

Jul 01 - Pros and Cons of Technology’s Impact on Work-Life Balance

By: Joe Clancy Owner of Express Employment Professionals, Sanford, NC   There are very few parts of life that remain…

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