Aug 12, 2021

3 things to know


Moonshot moment for the community and schools

Beaufort County students are headed back to the classroom. Will masks be mandated? Why is now a “moonshot moment” for community involvement? 

Beaufort County Schools Superintendent Dr. Frank Rodriguez is our featured guest for our 5 Questions Podcast; click here to listen, or subscribe to the Chamber Channel wherever you get your podcasts.


recycling beach gear

No boogie board? No problem. At Driessen Beach Park, a partnership between USCB and the Town of Hilton Head Island helps recycle beach gear and toys. Click here to learn more about Finnegan’s Sharing Shack.


60 percent of SC workplaces will mask up

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce released the preliminary findings of its recent business survey and found:

- 60% of employers surveyed will have their workforce and customers mask up.
- Nearly 80% have encouraged their employees to get vaccinated.
- Almost three-quarters are “concerned or very concerned” about the negative impacts of the COVID-19 Delta variant.

There’s still time for you to weigh in. Click here to take a brief survey.