Teddie E. Pryor, Sr.
Charleston County's rich blend of culture, economic activity, environmental beauty and historic tapestry makes it one of the most distinguished counties in the nation. A recognized leader, Charleston County is a proud community that strives to protect both its historic treasures and its environment, while still keeping an eye toward future development and citizens' needs.
Charleston Water System is a public water and wastewater utility governed by a Board of Commissioners providing water and wastewater service to the City of Charleston, including West Ashley, Daniel Island and James Island. Its mission is to protect public health and enhance the environment of our service community by providing clean water services of exceptional quality and value.
In addition to the customers it serves directly (retail customers), it provides water service to other water utilities and government agencies in the Lowcountry and treat wastewater from Folly Beach, Hollywood, Ravenel and Meggett on a wholesale basis. Charleston Water System does not manage the storm water drainage system, which is under the City of Charleston's Department of Public Service, but does serve as a billing agent for collection of the storm water drainage fee.
Mayor Joe Riley, Jr.
The City of Charleston is a progressive and energetic city and its goal is to provide its citizens with the best service a city can provide and its visitors with the best vacation or business trip that a city can provide. Rated as the most comprehensive arts festival, Spoleto Festival USA brings an international audience as Charleston and the Festival create an exciting and dramatic event in the spring of each year. Charleston is also the site of other exciting events such as the Family Circle Tennis tournament and The South Carolina Aquarium
Charleston was the first city in the country to enact a preservation ordinance. It has an active and ongoing interest in the protection and restoration of our buildings which tell the story of its past. Through careful conservation, creative and innovative financing, and meticulous planning, Charleston is a city which celebrates a rich history.
Mayor Keith Summey
Incorporated in June 1972, North Charleston had a population of 21,000 and an area of seven square miles. Since that time, the city has tripled its population to over 85,000 and now encompasses more than 73 square miles. Today, North Charleston is a vibrant city that attracts more than 2 million visitors annually. This thriving region boasts a 13,500-seat coliseum (home to East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) minor league hockey team the SC Stingrays), a convention center, a performing arts center and an adjacent hotel complex. The city has excellent shopping facilities, malls, restaurants and beautifully planned neighborhoods.
Marine Repair Services & Container Maintenance Corporation has a proven track record with over 31 years of history providing a constant presence in the shipping industry. With lower overall costs and more efficient business flow, we can provide a solid, industry proven solution to your company's needs. Marine Repair Services was formed and has been under the same management/ownership since 1971. The Marino family maintains a corporate headquarters in Staten Island, New York and has wholly owned subsidiaries.
MWV is a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions for the cosmetics and personal care, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, home and garden and media industries. We work with the world’s most admired brands to design and manufacture solutions that meet their needs globally, no matter how challenging the requirements. WV has sales, manufacturing and converting facilities on six continents and customers in over 100 countries around the world. Our global leadership, deep market insight and spirit of innovation and collaboration make us the packaging solutions provider of choice.
Roper St.Francis Healthcare has a clear mission: Healing all people with compassion, faith and excellence. Roper Hospital was founded in 1850 as the first community hospital in the Carolinas. Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital first opened its doors in 1882 as St. Francis Xavier Infirmary, the first Catholic hospital in South Carolina. On August 1, 1998, Roper and Bon Secours St. Francis hospitals combined their resources to form an integrated health system known today as Roper St. Francis Healthcare. Together, our hospitals represent more than 150 years of providing high quality, personalized healthcare.
Roper St. Francis Healthcare is the South Carolina Lowcountry's only private, not-for-profit hospital and health care system. The 644-bed system is comprised of 20 facilities/services in four counties. Member hospitals include Roper Hospital, Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital and Roper Rehabilitation Hospital as well as freestanding centers for 24-hour emergency care, diagnostic services, including laboratory and imaging, home health services and outpatient surgery. Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital opens in November 2010.
With more than 3,800 employees, Roper St. Francis Healthcare is Charleston's largest nongovernmental, private employer. Its medical staff includes more than 700 physicians representing every medical specialty.
South Carolina Federal is there for its members, understanding everyone's need to live more simplified lives. We help people in all walks of life prepare for life's challenges and enjoy its rewards. Our full range of financial services includes savings and investments, checking, credit cards and loans. We offer a personable environment, with convenience unsurpassed in our area. Our team's entire focus is on personally providing the products, services, tools and forward thinking that allow members to focus on making their lives more satisfying. We've been around since 1936 and we are committed to staying one step ahead of your needs.
A holding company and operator of a diverse, global group of companies with a primary emphasis on technology driven manufacturing companies specializing in polymer and elastomer based products, where we provide custom engineered solutions to satisfy our customers’ unique challenges.
The Post and Courier, the South's oldest daily newspaper, traces its roots to The Courier , founded in 1803, and The Evening Post , founded in 1894. In 1926, the two newspapers were drawn closer together when The Courier, which had then become The News and Courier , was purchased by The Evening Post Publishing Company.Both newspapers maintained separate news staffs until the 1980s, when those staffs were combined. In 1991, when it became apparent that reading habits were better served by a single edition of the newspaper - a morning edition - the two papers were merged to become The Post and Courier.
Mayor Billy Swails
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina is not just your average place to visit. Offering an escape from your everyday life, the taste you crave, and the relaxation you desire - Mount Pleasant won’t disappoint. Filled with an unbelievable array of restaurants, taverns, activities, and accommodations, the vacation you’re anticipating will be more than just a trip from home; it will be an experience of indescribable magic and warmth.
Len Hutchinson, III
Wells Fargo is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.3 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs, the Internet (wellsfargo.com and wachovia.com), and other distribution channels across North America and internationally. With approximately 275,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in America. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 23 on Fortune’s 2011 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy all our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially.