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Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge World Challenge XX to Return to Myrtle Beach, S.C. in November

Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge World Challenge XX to Return to Myrtle Beach, S.C. in November

Burtonsville, M.D. (Thursday May 19, 2011, 10:00 a.m.) – On∙Target Challenge, Inc. announced today that Myrtle Beach, once again, will play host to the “Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge World Challenge”. The Challenge will take place November 14 through November 19, 2011 at Broadway at the Beach, near Hard Rock Cafe and Celebrity Square in Myrtle Beach. Known as the “toughest two minutes in sports,” the Scott World Firefighter Combat Challenge, was developed to promote and showcase the talents, skills and athleticism of America’s firefighters. The purpose of the combat challenge is to encourage firefighter fitness and demonstrate the rigorous nature of their work. The event is expected to attract about 1,500 firefighters and more than 4,000 of their family and […]

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Myrtle Beach MayFest Memorial Day Weekend, Sun Fun Festival Activities Announced

Myrtle Beach MayFest Memorial Day Weekend, Sun Fun Festival Activities Announced

  Myrtle Beach, SC – The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the details of the activities planned for the 60th Annual Sun Fun Festival® from May 27-June 5, 2011, starting downtown Memorial Day Weekend and ending at Grand Park at Market Common. Please note some changes regarding the concerts and meet-and-greets.   MAY 27 Concert Schedule The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce a NEW addition to the talent lineup for the Military Concert Series on Friday, May 27. Country performer and military veteran Craig Morgan will be giving a FREE concert. Morgan has had several hits on the country music charts, including “Almost Home” and “That’s What I Love About Sunday.”   […]

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The NGA/Hooters Tour Returns To Cherry Blossom

The NGA/Hooters Tour Returns To Cherry Blossom

Myrtle Beach, S.C. – May 15, 2011 – The National Golf Association’s Hooters Professional Golf Tour, presented by Hooters of America, will return to Cherry Blossom Golf & Country Club in Georgetown, Ky., for The 2011 Cherry Blossom Classic on May 16 through May 22, 2011.   This will be the fourth time the event has been held in Georgetown, Ky. And if the “Horses for Courses” idiom carries over into golf, Kentucky native Mark Blakefield would have to be the odds-on favorite coming into the $200,000 event.   Mark Blakefield, of Maysville, Ky., has two wins and a top-10 finish in three starts at Cherry Blossom. The only time Blakefield failed to win was in 2009, when he finished […]

Myrtle Beach Area Chamber Releases New “Going Into Business” Guide

Myrtle Beach Area Chamber Releases New “Going Into Business” Guide

MBACC Small Business Council leads charge on new business development resource MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – On May 10, 2011, the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce released a new “Going Into Business” guide for people interested in learning more about starting a business along the Grand Strand. This new business development resource was the idea of the MBACC Small Business Council, who led the charge in getting the most relevant and recent information together for those looking to open a business. “We believe it’s very important to do all that we can do to make it easier for someone wanting to start a business in the Myrtle Beach area,” said Greg McCollum, Chairman of the MBACC Small Business Council, “Fostering […]

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Myrtle Beach Events for May 18th

Myrtle Beach Events for May 18th

Myrtle Beach, SC – The following PDF is a list of activities in the Myrtle Beach area.  There is LOTS to do in Myrtle Beach!!  5-18-2011 Myrtle Beach Events

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gsLEAD For Emerging Leaders Is Now Accepting Applications For Class II

gsLEAD For Emerging Leaders Is Now Accepting Applications For Class II

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 17, 2011 Media Contact: Blakely JenkinsMembership and Community Programs ManagerMyrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce (843) 916-7232Blakely.Jenkins@VisitMyrtleBeach.com gsLEAD For Emerging Leaders Is Now Accepting Applications For Class IIFree program open to gsSCENE members fosters personal, professional development MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – gsLEAD for Emerging Leaders, the non-profit board training program of gsSCENE, is now accepting applications for Class II. gsLEAD is a free, nine-month leadership development program for 16 young professionals involved in gsSCENE. “gsLEAD was created to advance leadership opportunities for young professionals through personal development, training and mentorship. The inaugural gsLEAD class was a huge success and we expect nothing but great things from Class II in the coming year,â€� said Blakely Jenkins, Membership and […]

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An Evening with The Psychedelic Furs- House of Blues Myrtle Beach July 11, 2011
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An Evening with The Psychedelic Furs- House of Blues Myrtle Beach July 11, 2011

An Evening with The Psychedelic Furs House of Blues Myrtle Beach   July 11, 2011 The Psychedelic Furs will perform at House of Blues Myrtle Beach on July 11, 2011, the first set will be Talk Talk Talk and 2nd set from Greatest Hits. Tickets go on sale Friday May20th at 12noon at LiveNation.com, House of Blues box office, Ticketmaster or charge by phone 800-745-3000.   Advance Tickets are $19.00 (plus tax and service fee) For more information go to www.livenation.com.   History: The Psychedelic Furs are a 70′s English Rock band who formed together in 1977. The band is led by the singer Richard Butler with his brother Tim on bass. They have recently switched to playing hard rock and new wage styles of music which have caught on dramatically. After separating […]

Help Vote Myrtle Beach A Rand McNally And USA Today’s “Best of the Road” Destination

Help Vote Myrtle Beach A Rand McNally And USA Today’s “Best of the Road” Destination

Top 20 destinations will be visited and featured by Rand McNally and USA Today in June 2011 MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Publisher Rand McNally and USA Today are have partnered up to launch a “Best of the Road” campaign in search of the best small towns in America. Rand McNally and USA Today are going to select 20 towns, based on customer reviews in five categories, to be stops on their three-week road rally in June 2011.   Myrtle Beach, S.C., has the opportunity to make this list in one of five categories: Most Beautiful, Most Patriotic, Most Fun, Friendliest and Best for Food, but first needs to earn the highest number of votes in one of the five categories. […]

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The Uncommon Common: Will Wilcox, Matt Hendrix Go Nationwide

The Uncommon Common: Will Wilcox, Matt Hendrix Go Nationwide

Members keep making Monday move   Myrtle Beach, S.C. – May 10, 2011 – When Will Wilcox finished T3 in the Nationwide Tour’s Stadion Classic at UGA, he became the third member of the NGA/Hooters Tour to go from a Monday qualifier to golf’s next level in as many weeks, joining Ted Potter Jr. and Russell Knox.   While the uncommon feat has suddenly become more common among NGA/Hooters Tour members, Wilcox is quick to point out that the road between the NGA/Hooters Tour and the Nationwide Tour began to get shorter last season.   “I think you have to look back at Roberto Castro and Travis Bertoni last year,” Wilcox said of the 2010 NGA/Hooters Tour members that played […]

NEW MYRTLE BEACH HOTEL OPENING MAY 12, RIBBON CUTTING AND UNVEILING MAY 11

NEW MYRTLE BEACH HOTEL OPENING MAY 12, RIBBON CUTTING AND UNVEILING MAY 11

Myrtle Beach, SC: GALILEE COASTAL LLC will open the AQUA BEACH INN to the public on Thursday May 12th, 2011. The Aqua Beach Inn is located at 1301 Withers Drive in Myrtle Beach, SC. This 11 story, 60 room non-smoking boutique style hotel is the newest hotel in the Myrtle Beach area. The hotel was reconstructed by Atlanta based SA Industries and is managed by Strand Development Company in Myrtle Beach, SC. The Aqua Beach Inn will be hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony and an opening celebration on Wednesday May 11th, 2011 from 4:30pm-7:00pm. The ribbon cutting will be performed by the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. Mayor Rhodes and Brad Dean, President and CEO of the Myrtle Beach […]

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