Programs and Initiatives
Our program and initiatives make an impact on members of the community of all ages. Contact us or visit the Chamber to find out about some of our upcoming projects!
We serve your business daily by promoting your brand, services and testimonials to our membership, visitors and community partners through phone calls, in-person meetings and Chamber communications. Call or visit the Chamber when your business needs a vendor for any type of service and drop off your business cards, flyers and promotional items in our visitors center.
BlueCross BlueShield of SC – Chamber Blue Insurance
We have teamed up with BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina to give you and your employees more out of your health insurance! As a Chamber Investor, you get access to exclusive benefits for your health insurance, whether you’re a small business or a large corporation. BlueCross is furthering their commitment to local business and the economy by offering quality health plans at affordable prices to your employees. Plan Options are available for 2 – 50 employees or 51+ employees. What you get with Blue.
Professional Development Seminars
We enjoy seeing the growth of not only our community, but also our professionals. Throughout the year, the Chamber provides complimentary seminars to members that focus on professional and leadership development. From digital marketing to employee engagement, each topic is carefully selected to improve the lives and businesses of our members.
We love local food. That’s why we require those who rent meeting space in the Chamber facility to use restaurants on our Preferred Caterer List for their events. And a different preferred caterer is chosen for every Chamber luncheon for ambassadors and new members.
Gift Certificate Program
Our gift certificates allow members of our community to give certificates as gifts that can be used at all participating businesses listed below. These make great gifts for teachers, coaches, visitors and friends.
The Shareholder Savings is our way of encouraging Chamber businesses to work together. Offers include discounts on office supplies, billboards and advertising, catering, meeting spaces and more. This program will save your business money every day.
Doris Burkett Scholarship Fund
Since 1995, the Chamber has administered the Doris Burkett Scholarship and has awarded more than $125,000. The late Doris Burkett served as the Executive Director of the Lexington Chamber of Commerce for 12 years and was a proud graduate of Gilbert High School.
The scholarship is given to a Lexington School District One student who will be attending either a technical college or a four-year college or university. One, $5,000 scholarship will be awarded in 2023 and the deadline is April 14, 2023