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MEDIA ADVISORY: State Leaders Announce Friday Fly Around For Accountable Education

October 25, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman, S.C. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Ted Pitts, S.C. Chamber of Commerce Chair Lou Kennedy, who is CEO of Nephron Pharmaceuticals, business leaders and elected officials will discuss the importance of voting yes on Amendment 1 for accountable education during a statewide fly around on Friday, October 26.

Amendment 1 is on the November 6 statewide general election ballot and gives voters the opportunity to let the governor appoint the South Carolina Superintendent of Education so they can work together for students across the state.

For inquiries, contact Swati Patel at 803-546-2570 or swati.patel@scchamber.net.

WHO:    State Superintendent Molly Spearman

S.C. Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Ted Pitts

S.C. Chamber of Commerce Chair Lou Kennedy

Members of the General Assembly

Local business leaders

 

 

WHAT:  Statewide Fly Around To Urge Voters To Support Amendment 1

 

 

WHEN/WHERE:            Friday, October 26

 

COLUMBIA – 9:00 AM

S.C. Department of Education

1429 Senate Street

Columbia, S.C.

 

CHARLESTON – 10:40 AM

Jerry Zucker Middle School of Science

6401 Dorchester Road

North Charleston, S.C.

 

MYRTLE BEACH – 11:45 AM

Myrtle Beach Airport – General Aviation

1250 Airdrome Ave #362 

Myrtle Beach, S.C.

 

ROCK HILL – 1:20 PM

Rock Hill-York County Airport Conference Room

550 Airport Road,

Rock Hill, S.C.

 

GREENVILLE/SPARTANBURG - 2:40 PM

GSP/Cerulean General Aviation

2104 GSP Drive

Greer, S.C.

 

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, the nation’s first state chamber Accredited with Distinction by the U.S. Chamber, is the state’s largest statewide broad-based business and industry trade association. As a champion for business, the Chamber is a catalyst for increasing wealth and enhancing the state’s global competitiveness in order to improve the quality of life for all South Carolinians.

 

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