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Take measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. A face mask is required by several municipalities throughout the Grand Strand. MBACC has compiled a list of resources for businesses to plan for and respond to the virus. Read More

William F. Pritchard Scholarship Fund

The William F. Pritchard Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to applicants who need tuition assistance and fit the selection criteria for the program. Scholarships are awarded solely by the LGS Board of Regents Selection Committee. The amount and number of scholarships are determined by the LGS Board of Regents. Completing the scholarship application does not guarantee tuition assistance.

The application/scholarship process has closed for LGS Class 41, which runs August 2020 through May 2021. Please contact us at LGS@VisitMyrtleBeach.com with questions about the application/scholarship process for LGS Class 42, which will run August 2021 through May 2022.

Bill Pritchard William “Bill” Pritchard founded Leadership Grand Strand. He started his career with Burroughs & Chapin Company in 1977 and served in many roles, including executive vice president and interim president and CEO, before Jim Apple was hired. He helped select and guide the company’s architectural firms through the designs of the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, Grande Dunes Resort Clubhouse, Members Club Clubhouse, Ocean Club, Vista Del Mar Luxury Condominiums and Villa Firenze Condominiums. After participating in Leadership South Carolina, he led the efforts to create the local program in Myrtle Beach. 

Pritchard was born in upstate New York and moved to North Carolina as a child. He received a bachelor’s of architecture degree with honors from North Carolina State University. Pritchard served in the U.S. Army as a first lieutenant 1964-1967 and was awarded two Bronze Stars for his heroism and meritorious achievement in the Vietnam War. He and his wife, Lineta, have been married 50 years.

 

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Sponsorship provides our investors the opportunity for recognition and publicity. For some events, sponsorship will also include tickets to the event, the opportunity to speak to attendees or to distribute promotional items. Check out the Investment and Sponsorship Program and stretch your marketing budget. 

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COVID-19 Testing
October 22, 2020

Free COVID-19 Testing Sites

Help slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community by receiving a free COVID-19 test.

October 13, 2020

$65 Million in South Carolina Business Relief Grant Funding is on the Way

South Carolina Department of Administration announces two new SC CARES Act grant programs - the Minority and Small Business Relief Grant Program and the Nonprofit Relief Grant Program. Application process begins Oct. 19.