Women in Business Celebration
The Greater Hartsville Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 51st annual Women in Business Celebration on September 19 at the Harris E. and Louise H. DeLoach Center. The networking social begins at 5:15 p.m., and the program begins at 6 p.m. Two academic scholarships will be awarded, and the Woman of Achievement will be recognized.
This year’s committee has chosen the theme “Under the Big Top: Life’s a Juggling Act,” and have taken the evening to exciting extremes. The event will feature vintage circus décor with the ever-popular photo booth. During the networking social, women will be enchanted by magic and acrobat-like performances.
The evening’s dinner, catered by Bizzell’s of Hartsville, includes colorful and delicious circus-type fare with enough variety to tantalize and excite. The fun will continue as recent Leadership Hartsville graduate and founder of Leadership Strategy and Consulting, LLC, Toyinda Smith will deliver a thrilling message about juggling life.
A scholarship to a Coker College student and a Florence-Darlington Technical College student will be presented. The Woman of Achievement will be recognized during the event for her contributions to her profession and the community. Carolina’s Kids’ Hunger Busters Program will be the recipient of this year’s community outreach.
Guests who bring a donation to the event will be eligible for a special door prize. Carolina’s Kids is in need of ramen noodles, peanut butter crackers, peanut butter, applesauce cups, pop tarts, Vienna sausages, macaroni and cheese, and cereal. To purchase tickets or reserve tables of eight, please call the chamber at (843) 332-6401 or visit www.hartsvillechamber.org.
To sponsor the event or donate a door prize, call the chamber or email admin@ hartsvillechamber.org. The Greater Hartsville Chamber of Commerce is a membership-based business advocacy organization founded in 1910. The Chamber provides a voice for local businesses, supports economic development, and promotes the vibrant and personal community that makes Hartsville appealing to businesses and residents.