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Summer 2016 Golden Pineapple Winners

on 08/31/2016 - 10:43 am

The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce announces the winners of the Summer 2016 Golden Pineapple Awards. The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce awarded 3 local businesses a Golden Pineapple Award at a ceremony held at the Chamber.   Summer 2016 Golden Pineapple Award Winners are:    Service:  Cooper Electric; Activities & Attractions: Yeah Right Charters; and Retail:  Lantana’s Gallery & Fine Gifts.Golden Pineapple Awards are given quarterly to those businesses nominated by their customers for providing consistent and exceptional customer service.“Consistent and exceptional customer service is the foundation of a th ...

Chamber Members Give Back Through Donations to Food Pantry

on 08/16/2016 - 05:43 pm

During the month of July, members of the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce attending the weekly Business Connection meetings collected food for the Southport-Oak Island Area Food Pantry. The Food Pantry is located at 249 W. Boiling Spring Road in Boiling Spring Lakes.If you would like to donate non-perishable food items to the Southport-Oak Island Food Pantry or know of someone who needs this critical support, please call the Pantry for their hours (910) 845-2320.Pictured here are Jack Hamilton, Betsy Kimmel and Lucinda Arnold loading food collected at Business Connections for the Southport Oak Island Area Food Pantry.#chambermembersgivingback#businesssupportsitscommunity#southpo ...

New Owners and Grill Opens at K & S Gas & Grill

on 08/15/2016 - 04:54 pm

K & S Gas & Grill has been a long time dream for Kenny and Stephanie Branche. Both are from Philly where they grew up eating cheese steaks and hoagies. Kenny’s father, Clarence Branche (from Henderson, NC), was a self-taught cook who made some of the best down-home meals in town. That same passion for food rubbed off on Kenny at an early age – so the dream of having a restaurant was birthed long ago.At age 21 Kenny went into the US Air Force and was eventually stationed at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware as an avionics technician.  While Kenny was working on the navigation system of airplanes, Stephanie was hitting the books working on a bachelor degree in m ...

Bell Clemmons House Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary

on 08/10/2016 - 11:41 am

Congratulations to Cathi & Rick Ulrich, owners of Bell Clemmons House Bed & Breakfast on the one year anniversary of owning/operating this beautiful Civil War era built home which was renovated and converted to a welcoming bed & breakfast inn in beautiful downtown Southport (313 E. Moore Street).The Bell-Clemmons House has four guest rooms – each with full baths. The rooms are decorated with an eclectic mix of antiques and cottage style pieces, many found in local shops.Guests can enjoy a beverage on the balcony porch, or in the lounge, homemade goodies and wonderful breakfasts.The Bell Clemmons House also hosts special events like The Chamber's Coffee with the Girls an ...

Ameriglide Hosts After Hours

on 08/09/2016 - 12:55 pm

Ameriglide Accessibility Solutions of Southport hosted our August Business Networking After Hours last Friday at their showroom, 4890 Long Beach Road, Southport. Special thanks to Andy Beacham, Ron Lee, Bob and all the staff at Ameriglide. It was a fun event and we had a lively group of members who were eager to learn about the many products Ameriglide offers.
Ameriglide carries a wide range of products that are especially designed to help individuals maintain independence and overcome limitations -- from stair lifts, vertical platform lifts, wheelchair lifts to ramps, bath lifts, lift chairs and much more, they have the perfect product to fit your budget and your physical needs.

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Southport Cheese Shoppe Opens

on 08/04/2016 - 05:30 pm

YUMMMY!!!! Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for The Southport Cheese Shoppe, 1st of its kind in Southport to introduce cheeses, from around the world. Along with a fine cheese selection is freshly baked breads and grilled cheese Paninis.The Southport Cheese Shoppe is a family owned by Lisa & Eric Stettner and is a place where customers can enjoy some of the fine cheeses, breads, oils & vinegars while shopping for a special gift for a special occasion or just for dinner. A variety of North Carolina cheeses and products such as BBQ sauces, jams, honey, nuts and other quality products are also sold.They are located at 417 North Howe Street, ...

Geoff Weatherwax Construction Relaunches with Grand Opening

on 08/03/2016 - 11:38 am

Geoff Weatherwax Construction Inc. would like to thank all who attended the Grand Opening and helped in making this event a success. They have provided complete customer satisfaction in building our homes with passion and integrity for over three decades. Geoff Weatherwax Construction has serviced the Southport area with new construction, remodeling and custom work to fit the customer's desires allowing a house to become a home. They are located at 3960 Executive Park Blvd. in Southport,NC 28461 (910)457-9910.
They would like to send a special thank you to Loco Joe's, Brunswick Florist and Dry Street Pub for sponsoring this event.
Winners of the bathroom remodel were announced! The event ...

Chamber Board Holds First Meeting in 2016/2017 Fiscal Year

on 08/02/2016 - 10:27 am

The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce held its first meeting of the 2016/2017 Fiscal Year on Thursday, July 14th.   2016/2017 Chamber Board President Carol Magnani's, first order of business was to administer the Oath of Office to the Board of Directors.New to the Board in 2016/2017:George Brake, Margaret Rudd & Associates, Inc., REALTORSHowie Franklin, Cape Fear Regional JetportPatrick Jones, Ocean OutfittersBetsy Kimmel, Laugh & Breathe YogaKen White, Farm Bureau InsuranceReturning Board Members:President- Carol Magnani, The State Port PilotJason DisbrowGina Essey, Bachara & Essey Attorneys at LawBrad Fisher, ADMScott Gilland, Hampton Inn SouthportTas ...

Coastline Insurance Associates Opens Third Office in Brunswick County

on 08/01/2016 - 04:59 pm

On July 20th we helped celebrate the opening of Coastline Insurance's third location in Ocean Isle, NC. Coastline Insurance Associates of NC, Inc. was founded on a proven business philosophy that puts the clients’ needs first. Their mission is to always be responsive, dependable, and professional.The new office can be found at 6818 Beach Dr. SW, Ocean Isle Beach. For more information give them a call at (910) 454-0707 or visit their website at https://www.coastlineinsurance.com.We want to give a heartfelt congratulations on the new location and we look forward to seeing where this next year will take you!

Leadership Brunswick County Accepting Applications

on 08/01/2016 - 04:36 pm

Leadership Brunswick County is a program sponsored by Brunswick Community College and the Southport-Oak Island Area, North Brunswick and Brunswick County Chambers of Commerce to develop corps of informed, committed and qualified individuals capable of providing dynamic leadership for Brunswick County.  It is designed to identify highly-motivated, emerging leaders and educate them about the needs of our community, as well as the dynamics of social and economic changes.Selection for participants in the program requires the applicants to already demonstrate a sincere commitment to serve Brunswick County through community involvement.  Applicants should currently hold, be retired from, ...