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July 10, 2019

Business Bulletin – July 2019


Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union announced that Chaun Frink has been appointed to the position of IT System administrator.

Family Justice Center of Georgetown and Horry Counties welcomed Kim Parsons as their new executive director.

RE/MAX Southern Shores announced the addition of REALTORS Aleftina Toler, Maria Picardi-Kenyon, Margaret Gatto, Alya Toler and Glenn Autry to their team of professional sales associates serving Horry and Georgetown counties, and welcomed Katie Skaggs is the new director of Hospitality in Conway.


Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union was recently named Best in Banking in the WMBF Best of the Grand Strand Contest. This annual contest was created by WMBF News in 2014, as a way for those in our area to nominate and vote for their favorite businesses along the Grand Strand and recognize those businesses as the best, based on WMBF’s viewers.

Barbara Streeter, with Conway Glass, was presented with an award for her extraordinary contributions in the ARTS at the first Conway Mayor's Awards Banquet.

Horry-Georgetown Technical College announced that the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges Board of Trustees has reaffirmed the college’s accreditation for an additional 10 years, completing an extensive process that began in 2016. SACSCOC accreditation provides for the ease of the transfer of credits to four-year universities and allows HGTC to offer federal financial aid for approved programs. For the first time in its history, the college received no recommendations for improvement and is not required to submit any additional reports.

Congratulations to Nancy Skelley, Gene Carter, Bradi Minchillo, Kim Stevens and Richard Singleton, with RE/MAX Southern Shores, who have earned their way into the RE/MAX Hall of Fame, which honors highly successful agents who have a specific length of service and commissions earned. Less than 23 percent of the RE/MAX network has achieved this award.


During July, 301 investors will be celebrating their Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce anniversaries ranging from one year up to 50 years.

50 Years
Coca Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated

45 Years
Camelot by the Sea

40 Years
Carolinian Beach Resort
Eagle Nest Golf Club
Genco, Inc.
Grande Shores Ocean Resort
King's North at Myrtle Beach National Golf Club
Miss-Master The Children Shoppe
Santee Cooper
The Caravelle Resort

35 Years
Black's Tire & Auto Service
Duncan, Farmer, McIlrath, Marlowe & Cole
Jonathan Harbour
Texas Roadhouse Grill
The Coast RTA
Tomlinsons Warehouse

25 Years
Ripley's 5D Moving Theater

20 Years
Greg Norman Australian Grille
Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton Myrtle Beach Oceanfront
Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments

15 Years
American Red Cross Eastern SC

10 Years
Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union
Klausner Trading USA
Myrtle Beach Automotive
Pine Lakes Country Club
Zonta Club of Myrtle Beach

5 Years
A Father's Place
Rachel Brown
Carolina Pines Realty, Inc.
Ground Zero
Weston Parker
Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church
Proforma Executive Business Services
Veritas Cardiovascular

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