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Post COVID – Are you Struggling as a Business Owner?

We all have a variety of struggles as business owners, whether it is finding a work/life balance, bringing in customers, paying the bills, or finding decent help. During COVID we faced sudden, unexpected trials that only added to those struggles and threw us into an atmosphere where the only constant was the uncertainty we dealt …

4th Annual Truck Raffle Information

The Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that we have finalized our plans for the 2021 Chamber of Commerce Truck Raffle. This year, we have a 2019 Ford Ranger XLT; Tickets are now available to purchase! https://franklin-county-nc.chambermaster.com/eventregistration/register/4466 We will be hosting this event at Hill Ridge Farms in Youngsville, on Saturday, …

What can the Franklin County Chamber do for your business – Part 2

In the normal course of events, it’s understandable for business owners to ask what their Chamber can do for them, but with the additional stresses and challenges associated with the COVID pandemic, there seems to be a sense of desperation attached to that question, and all the other questions business owners ask themselves and others …

4th Annual Truck Raffle – September 25th, 2021

Mark Your Calendars!!! The Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce is excited to invite you to the 4th Annual Truck Raffle and Family day, held on September 25th at Hill Ridge Farms in Youngsville, NC.  Ticket holders and guests will be able to enter and have full access to Hill Ridge after 2 pm!!  The …

What can the Franklin County Chamber do for your Business?

As I travel throughout my local communities to introduce myself or check in on new businesses, I am often asked the same question: “What can the Chamber do for my business”? First, I mention that the Chamber can provide opportunities for businesses to network, learn, and grow; and it can provide a voice to represent …

What exactly am I getting for my investment when joining the Franklin County Chamber?

It’s both reasonable and understandable that the first question most business owners ask, when presented with the opportunity to join a Chamber of Commerce, is “What exactly am I getting for my investment?”As a business owner, myself, I have asked the same question; but as I began my new career as the Executive Director of …

Why your Business should be apart of the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce

I have essentially been an entrepreneur since I started my own photography business at the age of 18. I took photos of old buildings – historic landmarks, then framed them and sold them at local festivals and craft shows. I continued running that business even while I was an employee in “Corporate America.” In 2010, …

VGCC to hold Small Business Summit focused on Agriculture

VGCC to hold Small Business Summit focused on Agriculture Register here:  VGCC 2021 Small Business Summit Vance-Granville Community College will present the 9th Annual Small Business Summit, entitled “Ag Alternatives & Legacy Farms,” on Thursday, May 20, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. This event will provide attendees with a day of agriculture education and …