December 2020 Newsletter

Jan 19th, 2021


Horry County cubicle maker expanding, adding 41 jobs

From WMBF News

The couple behind Skutchi Designs Inc., a custom cubicle maker in Carolina Forest, found the demand for their products quickly picked up after the early economic challenges of the pandemic.

Joe Ferraro credited the EDC and specifically CEO Sandy Davis with making the deal happen.

“She was the driving force to help us,” he said. “I never realized, once you get to a level, that the state wants to help you grow. And that’s how I felt. I felt this was home.”

Click here to read the full article.



South Carolina Department of Commerce


The South Carolina Leading Index (SCLI) rose 0.32 points last month, ending with a value of 102.72. Unemployment gains were 14.8 percent lower. The number of issued housing permits increased 15.0 percent month-over-month and valuations for the permits rose 9.4 percent. Average weekly manufacturing hours rose 0.7 percent.

For more information click HERE





South Carolina CEO Credits Mike Rowe with Helping Save Her Small Business During Pandemic

Our very own Donna Brin, founder and CEO of bFIVE40, is closing the skills gap with the help of celebrity Mike Rowe.

Watch the video HERE


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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from all of us at MBREDC!



Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events with Information Links

February 18: Cares Act Information & Update @ TopGolf

February 24: Be Pro Be Proud @ HGTC

March 24: Networking Night @ Broadway Grand Prix 

Details on all events to follow

MBREDC Annual Meeting

on January 8, 2021

In consideration of our members and to adhere to CDC recommendations, 
the MBREDC Annual Meeting
will be held at a later date.
The MBREDC will determine
a new date by the end of First Quarter 2021. 

Limited Sponsorships available for the upcoming
Annual Meeting

Contact Sandra James immediately if interested

Interested in Sponsoring 2021 events?
Contact [email protected] or 843-347-4604






Partner News

The North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce, Convention and Visitors Bureau Announces a New Name and a New Logo

Highland Roofing Company Names Allen Simmons Myrtle Beach Construction Manager

Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital Again Named a Top Hospital for Nurses



New & Renewing Partners





Fact Sheet for Recipients and Caregivers of COVID-19 Vaccine

MBREDC Partners that offer Cleaning and Disinfectant Services:

A&I Fire & Water Restoration
Carolina Cool
FSA – Full Steam Ahead

MBREDC Partners that offer PPE (Personal Protection Equipment)/Essential items:

Allegra Marketing – Basic Virus Signage
Carolina Food Service
Cool Ideas Marketing
FSI Office
Integra Fabrics
Proforma Marketing

*An email was sent out on May 8th requesting MBREDC partners to reply back if they offered these services/products. If you would like to be included on our website list please email [email protected]


COVID-19 resources for businesses are constantly changing.

If you need more assistance with available resources please visit this up-to-date site at:
COVID-19 Resources



MBREDC Chairman’s Partners





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