REV up the good!

Dec 8, 2021

We are grateful to have REV Federal Credit Union as our presenting sponsor of Buy Local Season for many reasons. This local financial institution doesn’t just support this important community initiative financially, but continues to show up as a real partner. REV sent several team members out into… Read More

Yes, we have a podcast!

May 28, 2021

Get to know the Lowcountry’s local-independent business community, one changemaker at a time. “Small Talks, Big Ideas with Steve” is a podcast that features local business insights and updates, alongside interviews with members, sponsors, and supporters. For our very first episode, Steve sits down with Zach Giglio (virtually)… Read More

Lowcountry Local First welcomes Jacquie Berger as new Executive Director

May 17, 2021

Lowcountry Local First (LLF), a nonprofit organization that cultivates an economy anchored in local ownership, welcomes Jacquie Berger as its new Executive Director, effective May 17, 2021. After founding Executive Director, Jamee Haley, departed the organization at the end of 2020, a 4-month long nationwide search was led… Read More

Join the Team: Community Engagement Intern

May 11, 2021

Organization: Lowcountry Local First Term: Part-time and flexible, Academic Credit Internship. Ideal term length May – August 2021. Start Date: Flexible start in May 2021 About Us: Lowcountry Local First (LLF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that builds community support for local independent businesses and farmers by working… Read More

Get to know First Reliance Bank

Feb 22, 2021

We are proud to have First Reliance Bank as a valued member of our organization and the Presenting Sponsor of our 8th annual Good Business Summit on February 24-25th, 2021. Headquartered in Florence, South Carolina, this community-focused financial institution has believed that “banking is more than money” since… Read More

Vote for Mom & Pop - Spark! Awards Submission

Jan 30, 2021

Our annual Buy Local Month campaign was extended into a 2-month “Buy Local Season” campaign for the first time, with a “Vote for Mom & Pop” theme to coincide with the election season. In the heat of a very polarized election, the campaign helped to remind the community… Read More