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Annual Cookie Exchange Held at Bell Clemmons

on 12/15/2016 - 05:18 pm


On Tuesday, December 13th members of the Coffee with the Girls group met at The Belle-Clemmons House for their annual cookie exchange. The B&B, which was recently featured in the Southport Home Tour, was decorated for the occasion. Coffee with the Girls, which meets monthly, allows (both male and female) members of the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce to connect in an informal setting to network and gain additional knowledge on varying topics that pertain to owning and working in the business community.

Local Students Honored at Good Neighbor Breakfast

on 12/15/2016 - 03:24 pm


Thirty students at South Brunswick Middle School were honored on Friday, December 2nd for being “Good Neighbors” in their school and in their communities. Honorees, along with their families, were invited to attend the award ceremony which took place in the school’s media center. Breakfast was shared while guest speaker, the Honorable Jason Disbrow, shared what it means to be a good neighbor. Teachers of the students then presented the awards while sharing briefly why the student was chosen to be honored. The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with South Brunswick Middle School, hold the breakfast twice a school year. Organizers would like to tha ...

Holly Jolly Time at Christmas Parade on Oak Island

on 12/14/2016 - 04:01 pm


The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce kicked off the holiday season with their annual Christmas by the Sea Parade on Saturday, December 3rd. Always taking place the first Saturday in December, the parade began at 2pm at the Oak Island Town Hall and traveled 2.4 miles. The parade was full of beautifully decorated floats, fire trucks, marching bands, and more. The big finale included Mr. & Mrs. Claus ridding with the Oak Island Fire Department.

A float decorating contest was held prior to the start of the parade. Awards were given in two categories: Group/Club & Non-Profit and Commercial entries. The Group/Club & Non-Profit awards were given to The Oak Island Beaut ...

Email Marketing Workshop Series Held at Chamber

on 12/14/2016 - 03:40 pm

Over the course of three months, members of the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce have been fine-tuning their e-mail marketing skills. Melanie Diehl, Your Social Media Gal held three workshops at the chamber offices, "The Power of the Inbox" and two "E-mail Marketing Boot Camps." Attendees were a part of a hands-on experience which helped to boost their e-mail marketing knowledge and skills.Constant Contact Exclusive Member Discount for Members of the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce.   Receive up to 25% off Constant Contact.   https://www.constantcontact.com/promo/chamber/signup.jsp

Pet Supplies Plus opens in Midway Road Corridor

on 12/13/2016 - 05:53 pm

The Midway Road corridor continues to grow with the addition of the new 7,500 square foot Pet Supplies Plus. Pets Supplies Plus local owner Steve Blitchington was joined by Town of Oak Island Mayor Cin Brochure; Town of Oak Island Councilman Charlie Blalock; City of Southport Mayor J.V. Dove and Town of St. James Mayor pro Tem Bruce Maxwell during a Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.
Pet Supplies Plus is open Monday - Saturday from 9am-9pm and Sunday 11am-7pm. The pet supply store will include supplies for dogs, cats, birds, fish, reptile and small pets as well as self-service pet wash. Located in the new Lowes Shopping Center at 2823 Midway Road, Oak Isl ...

Christmas Gift Show a Success

on 12/02/2016 - 11:11 am

The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce’s inaugural Christmas Gift Show debuted Sunday, November 20th at the St. James Community Center. The event highlighted local retailers and restaurateurs while bringing convenience to holiday shopping. Attendees had the opportunity to shop-till-they-dropped in one single location, while helping to support the local economy.Organizers estimate that there were 600 people in attendance at the free event, most of whom left with purchases in hand. The Christmas Gift Show featured 30 vendors, photo opportunities with Santa and Mrs. Claus, a silent auction benefiting The Brunswick County Literacy Council (BCLC) and a book drive. The organizers ...