Exclusive Partner Discounts

First Benefits Insurance Mutual Workers Compensation Insurance Program  

First Benefits Insurance is a standard market workers’ compensation insurance program exclusively available to Chamber partners. First Benefits Insurance provides you with a competitive rate, offers flexible payment plans and created by NC business owners for NC business owners. Businesses in the following industry sectors actively utilizing this program include, Retail and Wholesale, Food Industry, Real Estate, Rentals and Leasing, Service Industries, Agriculture and Construction. Learn more about this Chamber privilege here.  To find a local agent, click here. 

Training & Education Discounts at Lenoir Rhyne University

The Chamber of Catawba County is a LR Partner, therefore, employees of Chamber partners are eligible for up to a 10% discount on Graduate School tuition and other specified training programs.  To learn more about this Chamber partner privilege, contact Susy Chandler, Associate Director of Community Engagement at susy.chandler@lr.edu or call 828.407.4263.


Friends of LR Program 

Do you want to market your products or services to Lenoir Rhyne University, faculty, students, and staff?  Consider becoming a Friend of LR by agreeing to offer a discount in exchange for higher visibility. Friends of LR is a community resource tool for businesses within the LR footprint (Hickory, Asheville, and Columbia) 

If you would like to extend a discount to faculty, staff, and students, please complete this form.  Businesses will be added to LR’s website listing of all available discounts, and you’ll receive an LR pennant and window decal so that faculty, staff, and students know you’re a participant. 

This program is free to participate in and is a great way to support LR while also helping grow your business!