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Visit Horry County's website for local road closure information. To report road drainage issues, downed trees blocking roadways, call 843-381-8000. City of Georgetown updates are here and Georgetown County updates can be found here. 

Sign up for emergency text alerts for your area. CodeRED Horry County or CodeRED Georgetown County.

Visit SCDOT for statewide road conditions and closures. Road conditions map.

Georgetown County Schools will be closed Friday Oct. 9. 

Business Survey – If your business is closed or if you are aware of any damage or closures to businesses around you, please complete this business interruption survey so that we can post closures/damage information on the chamber's home page.

Donations View this list for information about agencies collecting donations to benefit people impacted by flooding, including instructions for the canned food drive by your Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce and the Myrtle Beach Area Recovery Council.

Federal Assistance - If you were impacted by flooding in South Carolina, FEMA may be able to help you with flood related costs. Apply for aid at or by calling 800-621-3362/800-462-7585 (TTY). Early registration is encouraged. Read More

U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Loans - For financial assistance from the U. S. Small Business Administration, contact SBA's Disaster Assistance Customer Service Center by calling 800-659‑2955, emailing, or visiting SBA's website at  Read More

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Help Desk for Business- 1-888-MY-BIZ-HELP (888-692-4943) - Contact for help navigate FEMA, SBA and other assistance programs, and you can also contact them for information about recovery best practices. 

Visitor Information: The Myrtle Beach area is open for business! Click here to read an email sent to e-newsletter subscribers.

Business Closures 
GTS Theatre - plan to open Oct. 9
Meadowlands Golf Club - plan to open Oct. 9 or 10
Litchfield Country Club - closed. Will open Oct. 9
MBN Kings North - plan to open Oct. 9
Aberdeen - plan to open Oct. 12
River Club - 9 Holes open for play
Horry County Council on Aging is closed along with all 10 senior centers throughout the county, plan to open Oct. 12
Surf Golf and Beach Club - open date is unknown

Events Postponed
Taste of the Town 2015 Rescheduled for November.
Georgetown Bridge2Bridge Run rescheduled for Nov. 14.
NASH FM 106.5 BACON FEST Rescheduled for Spring 2016.

Members Providing Planning/Recovery Services

Housing Needed - If you are willing to house displaced residents due to flooding, please email with your name, number of people you can house and a telephone number so the person in need can call you directly.  

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Horry County has opened a total of three shelters for residents. They are as follows: Risen Christ Lutheran Church, 10595 North Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach, just south of Barefoot Landing. Beach Church, 557 George Bishop Parkway – Please use Harrelson Blvd. to access the church. If you are planning to stay in this shelter, please drive to the back of the church and look for the adventure building and enter at the back door. The shelter at the Conway Recreation Center is relocating to First United Methodist Church, 1001 5th Avenue in Conway.

2015 Chamber of the Year

Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives has named MBACC the 2015 Chamber of the Year. Read More

Leading Business of the Month Sponsored by South State Bank
Congratulations to Sparks Toyota! Check out photos from the September presentation.

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Send in your company's holiday discounts and we will - Post a list of holiday specials on - Hand them out at our chamber welcome centers - Promote on TV, radio and in the newspaper It's free for MBACC members to participate! Simply complete the online form

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JobsView employment opportunities with MBACC and member businesses. MBACC Members - Post your job openings and discover other resources for finding employees.

Executive Leadership
Executive Leadership, a monthly subscription newsletter, will help you discover all the secrets and skills to becoming a great executive.

Why Join the Chamber?
MBACC members have the power of the chamber behind them -
to promote, protect and improve business along the Grand Strand. Learn More

Senior Discounts
Check out these discounts for seniors. Does your business offer senior discounts? 
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Average savings are roughly 30 percent with savings on some medications as high as 75 percent plus. 

Frequently Asked Questions
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This 14-day adventure includes one-stop shopping of commodities in 1,901 categories and exhibition of 410,000 consumer goods. Plus visit the most attractive sites in China! 

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Disaster Planning

Are you prepared for a business interruption?
Check out our revised business emergency planning site.

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