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March 2, 2022

Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce started a nonprofit council this year.

The council aims to promote the sustainability and growth of the chamber’s nonprofit organizations and strengthen their role in the Grand Strand community. 

Shannon Furtick, business development services manager for the chamber, serves as the staff liaison. Pablo Chavez, general manager of Ripley’s Aquarium and Attractions and chamber board member, is chairing the council for 2022.

The council is working on networking events and seminars that will be open to all nonprofit investors of the chamber.

Below are the council members who will serve a two-year term:

Tracy Bailey, Boys & Girls Club of the Grand Strand
Tammy Braithwaite, Gifts From The Heart
Teresa Burns, Horry County Literacy Council
Louise Carson, Children's Recovery Center
Monique Clement, SOS Care
Marlene Davis, Seacoast Artists Gallery
Cecilia Evans, Bank of America
Shannon Farro, The Long Bay Symphony
Ryan Finney, Claire Chapin Epps Family YMCA
Jeremy Howard, Max Purpose Academy
Kathy Jenkins, New Directions of Horry County
Rachel Kennon, Habitat for Humanity of Horry County, Inc.
Becky Large, Champion Autism Network
Shayla Livingston, Palmetto Goodwill
Liza Mata, Coastal Youth Ballet Theatre
David Maxwell, Rolling Thunder, Inc. SC 3
Angie Moncrief, Meals on Wheels of Horry County, Inc.
Mercy Myers, The Blood Connection
Mike Neff, The Racing Brotherhood Foundation
Alison Roark, South Atlantic Bank
Blakely Roof, United Way of Horry County
Stephanie Sebring, Ground Zero
Jess Wnuk, Grand Strand Humane Society, Inc.
Todd Wood, IMPACT Ministries of Myrtle Beach

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