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Business briefs: York County Regional Chamber posts June events

Greater Gaston Endoscopy Center in Gastonia held an event with Montcross Area Chamber of Commerce. In front from left, are Chamber Board Chairwoman Melia Lyerly, Dr. Sam Drake, Jessica Mooney, Dr. Neville Forbes, Lara Jordan (PE), Dr. Bill Watkins, Administrator Susan Ordway and Colleen Ferrell.
Greater Gaston Endoscopy Center in Gastonia held an event with Montcross Area Chamber of Commerce. In front from left, are Chamber Board Chairwoman Melia Lyerly, Dr. Sam Drake, Jessica Mooney, Dr. Neville Forbes, Lara Jordan (PE), Dr. Bill Watkins, Administrator Susan Ordway and Colleen Ferrell. MONTCROSS AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

York County chamber hosts events

York County Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold the following events.

▪ noon June 25: Ground Breaking for Orleans Homes, 449 Brier Knob Court, Fort Mill. This celebration will begin at 11 a.m. with food and activities. Immediately following will be the ground breaking event. Waterside at the Catawba will build homes from 3,600 to 6,000 square feet from the $400,000s.

▪ noon June 26: Power Luncheon with Small Business Council at City Club of Rock Hill, 140 E Main St., Rock Hill. There will be a presentation by Stacey Randall on understanding the triggers that sabotage a team’s ability to work productively. Learn steps in setting a why in which all employees can rally around; a critical exercise for a well-functioning business that focuses individual productivity; the three areas that cause productivity to drop; and one easy way to immediately impact communication. Tickets are $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. For details, email McKenzie.Crocker@yorkcountychamber.com or call 803-324-7500.

The chamber also this month held ribbon cutting openings for two Rock Hill business openings: Trendy Nail Bar at 739 Galleria Blvd., suite 106, and Revolutions: Laser Tag Arena at 2225 Dave Lyle Blvd.

For chamber information, call 803-324-7500 or visit yorkcountychamber.com.

Gastonia center hosts Belmont chamber

Greater Gaston Endoscopy Center welcomed members and friends of the Montcross Area Chamber to its new facility for a Network After Work reception June 11.

The 6,325-square-foot center at 920 Cox Road in Gastonia opened in April, with four physicians and two procedure rooms.

Participants in the chamber event toured the facility, met staff, enjoyed refreshments provided by H&M Catering and made many business connections.

For more information, call 704-772-4455 or visit greatergastonendo.com.

Sheriff’s office seeks business support

Law Enforcement Publications is contacting York County business owners to advertise in the 2016 calendar, a new fundraising initiative by Sheriff Bruce Bryant and the directors of the Sheriff’s Foundation of York County Inc.

The proceeds supplement money earned from the annual golf tournament and go to charity.

The foundation has given $49,000 in scholarship money to York County students. An additional $9,000 has been used to purchase back packs and school supplies for York County students in need. Money raised will benefit school safety patrol programs, fund Law Enforcement Day at The Children’s Attention Home and provides financial support for Boy Scout Explorer Post 1786.

Law Enforcement Publications is based out of Morristown, Tenn. Learn more at lepcalendars.com/.

Buy local with mobile app

The York County Regional Chamber of Commerce announces a new buy-local partnership with Thanx Inc. to motivate people to support local businesses.

Thanx is a mobile application that connects businesses to customers and allows them to reward those customers with each return visit. Using the app, customers can flip through a list of all participating local merchants and track their progress toward available rewards. As new merchants join, customers will be alerted through their mobile device.

Each participating business will have access to a private merchant analytics dashboard through Thanx, which reveals insights and data on that individual business. York County retailers, restaurants and service providers can get started with Thanx by calling 803-324-7500.

York County visitors app available

The Rock Hill/York County Convention & Visitors Bureau has launched its first mobile app: Visit York County, SC. It is available in the Apple Store for iPhone users and on Google Play for Android users.

Visit York County, SC is an eat, stay, and play app and was created to help visitors and residents find restaurants, places to stay, and things to see and do.

Visit visityorkcounty.com for information.

Join Gaston networking program

The Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Prospects Pipeline meets at 4 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of the month at the chamber office, 601 W. Franklin Blvd., Gastonia.

Each participant has an allotted time to talk about their business and its value.

Register to attend at gastonchamber.com.

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