Acting HUD Secretary Statement on Executive Order Redressing Discriminatory Housing Practices

Acting HUD Secretary Statement on President Biden’s Executive Order Redressing Discriminatory Housing Practices and Policies: On January 27, 2021, Acting U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Matthew E. Ammon released the following statement on President Biden’s executive order redressing our nation’s and the federal government’s history of discriminatory housing practices and policies:   “President Biden’s executive…

New SBA PPP Loans Start Monday, January 11th

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and Treasury issued guidance for the reconstituted Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which takes effect on Monday, January 11th. The guidance included two interim final rules. The 82-page IFR “Business Loan Program Temporary Changes; Paycheck Protection Program as Amended” consolidates the rules for PPP forgivable loans for first-time borrowers and…

S.C. Commission on Minority Affairs creates Business Directory

S.C. Commission on Minority Affairs creates Business Directory The S.C. Commission for Minority Affairs is developing a statewide Minority Business Directory to provide information to uses who are interested in doing business with minority-owned businesses. To be included in the directory, use the link below. https://sccma.iad1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5sCQNPI1AGNZE7H The commission’s vision is to ensure that all ethnic…

SCORE SC LOWCOUNTRY CHAPTER RECOGNIZED AS A TOP PERFORMING CHAPTER NATIONWIDE FOUR CONSECUTIVE YEARS

At a recent SCORE Chapter Meeting SCORE South Carolina District DirectorGordon Magee announced that SCORE SC Lowcountry Chapter #0650 hadachieved the Platinum level performance rating for the fourth consecutiveyear. This consistent level of exemplary performance reflects the highest levelfor a SCORE Chapter and is a rare achievement among the 240 chaptersnationwide. In addition to that…

Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce: ‘Working Together, We Can Make A Difference’

By The Charleston Chronicle | September 6, 2018 | 0  Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce President Larry Holman cuts the Grand Opening Ribbon On a recent, bright, sunny Friday morning the Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce (BCBCC) is changing the face of Beaufort SC. “The ribbon-cutting and Grand Opening of our new building today is the Chamber’s motto brought…