Partners are businesses that share the vision of the Clemson Area Chamber: to foster economic development, constructively influence governmental actions and enhance our communities’ quality of life.
These businesses offer financial support over and above their annual membership dues. In turn, the chamber recognizes their support in a variety of ways throughout the year. There are five levels of partnership:
Platinum: $20,000 and Above
Emerald: $15,000 to $19,999
Gold: $10,000 to $14,999
Silver: $5,000 to $9,999
Bronze: $3,000 to $4,999
105.5 The Roar WCCP
105.5 The Roar is the flagship station of Clemson University Athletics. Listen live at wccpfm.com.
Founders Federal Credit Union
Consistently recognized as one of the largest and most innovative credit unions in the nation, Founders serves more than 210,000 members and has over $2 billion in assets. Founders operates 31 offices and 2 service centers in North and South Carolina covering the counties of Cherokee, Chester, Chesterfield, Lancaster, Laurens, Mecklenburg, Pickens, Richland, Spartanburg, Union and York.
One of the country’s most selective public research universities, Clemson University serves a uniquely driven and highly accomplished student body. Founded in 1889, and ranked as the 23rd best national public university by U.S.News & World Report, Clemson is dedicated to teaching, research and service.
Town of Central
Located in the northwest corner of the state, Central is midway between Atlanta, Georgia and Charlotte, North Carolina. Within a half-hour drive are the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains Lake Hartwell, Lake Keowee and Lake Jocassee. Approximately 3000 permanent residents welcome the students of Southern Wesleyan University located in Central, the nearby Clemson University and Tri-County Technical College.
AnMed Health is a dynamic, comprehensive health system in Anderson, S.C. For more than 100 years, AnMed Health has provided health care for residents of eight counties in upstate South Carolina and northeast Georgia. AnMed Health’s medical staff includes more than 400 physicians, and with over 3,600 employees, AnMed Health is Anderson County’s largest employer.
Clemson Area Transit - CATbus
Clemson Area Transit is a public service provided fare-free by Clemson University, the City of Clemson, the Town of Central, the Town of Pendleton, the City of Seneca, the South Carolina Department of Transportation, and the Federal Transit Administration. All CAT buses are equipped to accommodate individuals with disabilities.
Patrick Square is an authentic Traditional Neighborhood Development (TND), with a level of attention to detail unsurpassed in quality and lifestyle experience. Patrick Square uses traditional town planning principles and added design features to create a charming, hometown feel, including a vibrant Town Center with shops and restaurants. Each one of Patrick Square's 173 acres maintains the balance and integrity of these principles, while holding the homeowner's connection to them as a top priority.
Located in the magnificent Upcountry of South Carolina, Clemson Downs is Clemson’s only continuing care retirement community with a purpose-built Memory Care Center. Through the continuum-of-care model, Clemson Downs offers four primary living options to serve the diverse needs of residents. The Downs tailors programs and care for residents through four core pillars: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing, and Memory Care.
Occasions at Wedgefield
Occasions at Wedgefield is a unique wedding and special events facility. Available venues include Olivia’s Garden for outdoor events, and the Caldwell Pavilion for receptions. The Manor House is also available for showers, luncheons and rehearsal dinners.
94.1 The Lake WSNW
94.1 The Lake is the community radio voice in an area of Upstate South Carolina known as “The Golden Corner.” The WSNW format consists of heavy local news and information. The emphasis is always LOCAL. Broadcasting 24 hours daily, 7 days per week, WSNW is proud to offer a unique blend of music with today’s hits and yesterday’s favorites.
Greenville Health System Oconee Medical Campus
Greenville Health System (GHS) is a private not-for-profit academic healthcare delivery system committed to medical excellence through clinical care, education and research. Oconee Medical Campus consists of a 169-bed hospital featuring a comprehensive range of inpatient and outpatient services, and community-based services such as physician practices, a long-term nursing care facility and a residential hospice house.
Issaqueena Prosthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry
Issaqueena Prosthodontics specializes in implant, esthetic, and reconstructive dentistry. Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry provides specialized dentistry for children and adolescents in a warm, caring and child-friendly environment.
Monaghan Co. Real Estate
The Monaghan Company offers professional real estate services for buyers, sellers, and owners of residential and commercial properties. The staff consists of ten professional agents, with offices located in Clemson. The company operates under the belief that creating a partnership with clients is the best method to achieve results.
Southern Wesleyan University
Southern Wesleyan University is a private Christian university committed to liberal arts and professional education. SWU is an institution of The Wesleyan Church, a worldwide body of evangelical Protestant believers. Founded in 1906, the name has changed over the years, but the mission—to be a Christian community of learners that recognizes God as the source of all truth and wisdom—has remained.
Blue Ridge Electric Co-Op
Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative was organized on August 14, 1940. As a member-owned utility, Blue Ridge places a premium on providing dependable service. Blue Ridge is a competitive, quality provider of energy and other service, maintaining its history of integrity and adapting to the challenges of a changing world. While exercising leadership in the community, the organization's focus is on exceeding customer expectations.
Tri-County Technical College
Tri-County Technical College, a public two-year community and technical college serving Anderson, Oconee, and Pickens counties in South Carolina, boasts the highest student success, transfer, and graduation rates among two-year colleges in the State and ranks in the top five percent nationally for successful student transfers to four-year colleges and universities.
Building on a tradition of excellence in community banking, BB&T offers their clients a complete range of financial services including banking, lending, insurance, trust, and wealth management solutions. From funding education programs to lending a hand to charitable and faith-based organizations, BB&T is proud to join our friends and neighbors in building stronger and more vital communities.
The Journal is the weekly newspaper of Williamston, Pelzer, West Pelzer, Piedmont, Powdersville, Moonville and surrounding communities in Anderson and Greenville counties in upstate South Carolina.
Duke Energy is one of the largest electric power holding companies in the United States, providing electricity to 7.6 million retail customers in six states. They are transforming their customers’ experience, modernizing their energy grid, generating cleaner energy and expanding their natural gas infrastructure to create a smarter energy future for their customers.