The King Street Marketing Group and Halls Chophouse are pleased to present the Executive Director and Founder of YEScarolina, Jimmy Bailey, as the guest speaker at the upcoming Small Business Lunch at Halls, Thursday, May 2.
Jimmy Bailey, Founder and Executive Director of YEScarolina has a recurring theme in his life: People can achieve great success given the tools and the chance. He has a lot to say about Charleston business, entrepreneurship and community involvement.
In addition to founding YEScarolina, Jimmy served as a three term elected SC State House Representative and President of Bailey and Associates, a commercial real estate firm.
Since his retirement from the House, Jimmy has actively supported the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) in South Carolina with the belief that entrepreneurship can connect young people to our community and the workplace. Since 2004 YEScarolina has provided entrepreneurial training to over 500 teachers in South Carolina using an innovative entrepreneurship curriculum.
Jimmy has served as Chairman of the City of Charleston Recreation Department, Chairman of the Local Development Corporation, member of the City Planning and Zoning Commission, member of the South Carolina Review Board for Excellence, Chairman of The SC Grants Review Board, and Chairman of The Charleston Memorial Firemen's Commission.
Each month Small Business Lunch at Halls features a distinguished speaker from the business, civic or political arenas upstairs at Halls Chophouse with an imaginative three-course meal prepared by Executive Chef Matthew Niessner.
Tickets are $28 per person for the luncheon and parking. Doors open at 11:30 AM and lunch is served promptly at noon. Limited seating of 60 participants provides an intimate experience with each speaker. Click here to order tickets online, or call the 24/7 ticket hotline at 1-800-838-3006.
Halls Chophouse is located at 434 King Street in downtown Charleston. Parking, validated at the event, is available at the Visitors Center Garage on Ann Street between King and Meeting Streets.