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Hallothanksmas

Chamber News & Views According to the calendar, it’s officially fall. However, if you’re waiting for leaves to change colors, forget about it. The only thing that changes color in…

Recent driver fatality shakes up SCC community, and it should

Recent driver fatality shakes up SCC community, and it should

Loose Ends We live in a community of golf carts and automobiles, a potentially dangerous combination when someone breaks the rules of the road. Recently, this combination resulted in tragedy,…

Is it time to reinvent?

Is it time to reinvent?

Chamber News & Views For most current and former business owners, you spend years and lots of money building your brand and cultivating a client base. So, if someone suggested…

Meaningful ‘yeses’

Meaningful ‘yeses’

Chamber News & Views Think about this for a minute. “No” is not a four-letter word. But I’ll bet if you counted the number of times during a day, a…

Seasons? What seasons?

Seasons? What seasons?

Chamber News & Views If we were up north, we’d soon be enjoying fall. But then again, when you are up north, you get all the regular seasons: spring, summer,…

What’s in a name? Everything.

What’s in a name? Everything.

Chamber News & Views According to self-help guru Dale Carnegie, “A person’s name is to him or her the sweetest and most important sound in any language.” So, that seems…

Catchy subject lines

Catchy subject lines

Chamber News & Views When you send an email to a friend or family member, chances are probably good that the email will get opened, read, and there will be…

We can’t do it without you!

We can’t do it without you!

Chamber News & Views I didn’t see it coming. I figured August is late in the summer. So, vacations are over, right? That would be incorrect. Our volunteers are making…

‘My dog ate my homework’

‘My dog ate my homework’

Chamber News & Views We make excuses every day, trying to explain away a multitude of sins: Why you were late for work; Why you didn’t show up at Big…

Can it get any hotter?

Can it get any hotter?

Chamber News & Views This summer has been one of the hottest I can remember since I moved here in 1996. People are doing anything and everything to cool off.…