Chamber Honors Active Technologis

Businesses honored at quarterly chamber meeting     

Published Thursday, November 19, 2009 3:10 PM

Summerville Journal Scene ®


Left to Right: Robby Robbins, Chamber Chairman of the Board; Mac Baughman, MeadWestvaco; Rita Berry, Chamber President/CEO; Greg Allen, Chamber Ambassador of the Quarter, Active Technologies, LLC.

On Sept. 23, the Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce presented awards to the Ambassador of the Quarter and Business of the Quarter at a breakfast sponsored by MeadWestvaco.

The event took place at Legend Oaks Country Club.  The recipients were honored for their contributions over the 3rd quarter as exemplary members supporting Chamber goals – working to promote economic vitality and a favorable business climate in the Greater Summerville/Dorchester County area.

The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the recipients of these awards:

Business of the Quarter Award Recipient:  Art Central, Ltd. Fine Art Gallery

Art Central Gallery opened in Summerville 11 years ago and has proved to be an exemplary small business.  Community support and cooperation are defining words for their business model.  Art Central Gallery persevered for 18 months during a total closure and renovation of their street.  They have held innovative, successful fundraisers for the Francis Willis S.P.C.A., Children in Crisis and Meals on Wheels.  Art Central Gallery also supports the Chamber’s mission by being active at Chamber events.  The Gallery has graciously hosted three Chamber Business After Hours evenings. Art Central Gallery’s “Third Thursday” Art Walks have favorably increased business and tourism for Historic Summerville and the surrounding area.  The Gallery has held Art Competitions, hosted Exhibits, judged and hosted seminars for our local school students and the Summerville Community.

Ambassador of the Quarter Award Recipient: Greg Allen, General Manager Active Technologies, LLC.

Mr. Greg Allen dedicates his time volunteering with countless events in support of our Chamber. He is also a very active member of our Home Based Business Council.  Greg chose Summerville many years ago to build his family and his business, a Network & Computer Management & Web Hosting Design Search Engine Optimization company.  He lives in Summerville with his wife and four daughters.