MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - Fourteen more Grand Strand businesses have hosted ribbon cutting ceremonies over the second quarter of 2015 to celebrate either a grand opening or continued success in the Myrtle Beach area. Friends, family, co-workers and employees, along with representatives of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, gathered to learn more about the businesses and the services they provide the Grand Strand community. The most recent local businesses to host events include:

Anytime Fitness

Anytime Fitness held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of their 3856 S. Kings Hwy., location in Myrtle Beach on April 1, 2015. Employees, friends, and Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce representatives attended the ceremony to learn more about the business, which offers 24-hour access as well as classes and tanning.

For more information, call (843) 238-3488 or visit www.anytimefitness.com.

Grand Strand Flea Market

The Grand Strand Flea Market held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of their 3826 S. Kings Hwy., location in Myrtle Beach on April 15, 2015. Employees, friends, and Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce representatives attended the ceremony to learn more about the flea market, which replaced the Myrtle Beach Flea Market following its closure over 20 years ago.

For more information, call (843) 424-8030 or visit www.grandstrandfleamarket.com.

Accord Architects and Engineers

Accord Architects and Engineers held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of their 1101 Johnson Ave., location in Myrtle Beach on April 16, 2015. Employees, friends, and Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce representatives attended the ceremony to learn more about the business, whose vision is to be a full service architectural and engineering consulting firm by Dec. 31, 2016.

For more information, call (843) 712-1470 or visit www.aaearchitects.com.

Gander Mountain
Gander Mountain held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of their 45,600-square-foot Myrtle Beach store located on Highway 501 at 1049 Glenforest Rd., Myrtle Beach on April 16, 2015. Employees, friends, and Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce representatives attended the ceremony to learn more about store with the moto We live outdoors.

For more information, call (843) 236-6250 or visit www.gandermountain.com.

Siegmund Eye Care

Siegmund Eye Care held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of their 4278 River Oaks Drive location in Myrtle Beach on April 29, 2015. Employees, friends, and Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce representatives attended the ceremony to learn more about the business, which is the area's only optical boutique.

For more information, call (843) 796-1155 or visit www.siegmundeyecare.com.

The UPS Store 6586

The UPS Store held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of their 3761 Renee Drive location in Myrtle Beach on May 15, 2015. Employees, friends, and Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce representatives attended the ceremony to learn more about the business, which offers total business service solutions including printing, shipping, faxing and notary.

For more information, call (843) 236-1115 or visit www.ups.com.

Sandhills Bank

Sandhills Bank held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the ground breaking of their 610 International Drive location in Myrtle Beach on May 18, 2015. Employees, friends, and Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce representatives attended the ceremony to learn more about the bank, which was originally chartered as The Bank of Bethune in 1959 before changing its name in 1984 to reflect the rolling dunes of the region.

For more information, call (843) 280-2265 or visit www.sandhillsbank.com.

LEO Events Myrtle Beach

LEO Events Myrtle Beach held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of their 2024 Corporation Centre Drive, Suite 202, location in Myrtle Beach on May 27, 2015. Employees, friends and Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce representatives attended the ceremony to learn more about the business, which is responsible for innovative destination festivals including KAABOO and Country Thunder.

For more information, call (843) 839-2238 or visit www.leoevents.com.

Seacoast Youth Academy

Seacoast Youth Academy held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the expansion of their 6367 Bay Road in Myrtle Beach location on June 11, 2015. Employees, friends, and Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce representatives attended the ceremony to learn more about the business, which provides the necessary skills for at-risk youth referred through state agencies to survive and thrive in the community

For more information, call (843) 215-8080 or visit www.seacoastyouthacademy.com.

Smiles at Carolina Forest

Smiles at Carolina Forest held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of their new location at 100 Debo Drive, Suite 110, in Myrtle Beach on June 16, 2015. Employees, friends, and Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce representatives attended the ceremony to learn more about the business, which offers high quality dental services to families and individuals of all ages.

For more information, call (843) 236-8848 or visit www.smilesatcarolinaforest.com.

Carolina Pottery

Carolina Pottery held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of their 1403 N. Kings Hwy., location in Myrtle Beach on June 16, 2015. Employees, friends, and Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce representatives attended the ceremony to learn more about the business, which is a third-generation, family-owned business based in South Carolina.

For more information, call (843) 443-6440 or visit www.carolinapottery.com.

Hope Arbor of Loris

Hope Arbor of Loris held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of their 260 Watson Heritage Road location in Loris on June 17, 2015. Employees, friends, and Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce representatives attended the ceremony to learn more about the assisted living facility, which provides memory care programing and all-inclusive monthly pricing.

For more information, call (843) 716-4673 or visit www.hopearbor.com.

Salon Eclipse

Salon Eclipse held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of their 2997 Waccamaw Blvd., Suite 302, location in Myrtle Beach on June 18, 2015. Employees, friends, and Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce representatives attended the ceremony to learn more about the business, which brings New York-style haircuts to the beach.

For more information, call (843) 903-4247.

The Olive Shoppe

The Olive Shoppe held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of their 2954-D Howard Ave., location in Myrtle Beach on June 24, 2015. Employees, friends, and Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce representatives attended the ceremony to learn more about the business, which features such products as balsamic vinegars, hand-stuffed olives, imported traditional extra virgin olive oil and cocktail mixes

For more information, call (855) 200-6457 or visit www.beacholiveoils.com.