McElveen Buick GMC Receives 2018 Chamber Large Business of the Year Award

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January 31, 2019
The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce’s award program is designed to recognize the dedication, achievement and entrepreneurial spirit displayed by exceptional local businesses, nonprofits and volunteers.  Recipients of the 2018 Chamber Awards were announced at the Chamber’s Member Appreciation and Awards Celebration presented by Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union held at Middleton Place on January 29th

Congratulations to the 2018 Chamber Large Business of the Year, McElveen Buick GMC.  McElveen has been in business since the early 1950s and has been family owned and operated since 1978. Their Summerville location holds the largest inventory of trucks in the state of South Carolina. Customers will find their knowledgeable staff are helpful and upfront about price and quality.  Customers all over South Carolina consider McElveen Buick GMC to be the Buick and GMC dealer of choice and they work hard to maintain their status as the number one GMC dealer.

At McElveen, they focus on customer service. A quote, “You can always call our store and speak with a real person.  No automated answering here at McElveen!” Owner Doug McElveen carries on the tradition of being family owned and operated with a sense of pride in this community.  He truly enjoys helping our community members in their auto purchasing and service needs. His staff works to help community members purchase vehicles when they are denied by other larger dealerships through interviewing and financing in-house candidates that truly just need a helping hand. 

McElveen truly believes in giving back and has done so with organizations like MUSC Children’s Hospital, Dorchester PAWS, The ARK, Summerville Family YMCA, Dorchester Children in Crisis, the American Red Cross and many more. 

About the Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce 
Since its establishment in 1911, the Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce has been an integral part of the growth of Summerville and the surrounding areas. Our mission is to protect and promote the quality of life in the community, with specific emphasis on improving economic vitality and providing a favorable business climate. For more information, please visit or call (843) 873-2931.