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Wells Insurance Featured in Faces of Commerce Video Series

on 12/28/2017 - 10:44 am


Faces of Commerce Video Series features Wells Insurance. Locations in Wilmington and Southport. Wells Insurance is defined by depth of carriers, and excellence in service. Since 1920, family owned, insuring 48 states.Faces of Commerce is a collection of videos about the people behind the business.  Who are they and what do they have to offer?  Please enjoy the videos of some our Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce Members by clicking here.

Southport Cheese Shoppe Hosts December Cash Mob

on 12/18/2017 - 04:33 pm

It was a cheesy good time during the December 16th Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce Cash Mob at the Southport Cheese Shoppe, 417 N. Howe Street, Southport. Thank you to our happy mob for supporting our local small businesses. After shopping we headed to Dry Street Pub & Pizza for lunch and a chance to get to know each other.

Everyone is invited to participate in the Cash Mob. The only requirement is to spend at least $20 in the shop we mob. The Chamber will announce the next date, time and location of the January Cash Mob soon. Watch the Chamber's Facebook page for the announcement of the meet up location (because you won't know the actual shop until we walk ...

The Robert Ruark Inn Hosts Annual Cookie Exchange for CWG

on 12/18/2017 - 03:03 pm

The Robert Ruark Inn was a gracious host for the Coffee with the Girls Annual Cookie Exchange. The ladies of the Southport Oak Island Chamber of Commerce-Welcome Center are wonderful bakers or know the bakeries in our area are a fantastic way to take the stress out of the holidays.
The next Coffee with the Girls is set for January 16th at 8am in the Conference Room at Edward Jones - Financial Advisor: Teresa Leggett Carroll and Adam Powell, 4961 Long Beach Road, Southport. The Speaker will be Tammy Ellis @ Ellis Coaching & Consulting. Topic: A Healthy New Year.

The Office Coffee and Wine Bar Hosts December BNAH

on 12/15/2017 - 05:12 pm

The Southport Oak Island Chamber of Commerce-Welcome Center December Business Networking After Hours was held at The Office Coffee and Wine Bar, 3280 George II Highway, Boiling Spring Lakes. Rob Warner, owner explained the origins of the business name -referencing his youth spent there as the former location of his mother's real estate office. The staff was super welcoming and gave the members a warm greeting on what was a very cold and wet evening. The Office Coffee and Wine Bar has several meeting rooms or places to enjoy a breakfast wrap, lunch wrap, Quesadillas, build your own salad, assorted scone's and pastries, coffee, tea,beer or wine including a large deck overlooking The Big Lake. ...

Christmas Gift Show Winner Announced

on 12/13/2017 - 03:16 pm

Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce congratulates Jack and Janine Bobeck, $300 winner of the 2017 Christmas Gift Show Raffle.

Blogging Topic of November Out of the Box

on 12/13/2017 - 02:30 pm

Blogging was topic at November Out of the Box Luncheon. The presenter at the November Out of the Box Luncheon was one of our favorite presenters, Toya Wilson-Smith, NexGeneration Digital MarketingToya discussed the three categories of why consumers use blogs:1.    Make a Purchase2.    How to Do Something (Research)3.    EntertainmentShe also discussed the importance of video blogging and the need to build an email list to market your blog.   Out of the Box Luncheons are held quarterly. If you would like to suggest a topic for the next Out of the Box Luncheon, please email karen@southport-oakisland.com

Winners Announced in Christmas Parade on Oak Island Float Competition

on 12/13/2017 - 02:13 pm

The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce kicked off the holiday season on Saturday, December 2nd with the Christmas by the Sea Parade on Oak Island. The parade traveled down Oak Island Drive delighting thousands along the route.Thousands along the parade route enjoyed the beautifully decorated floats, golf carts, fire trucks, The Pride of the South Marching Band, South Brunswick High School JROTC and more. It ended with a special appearance from Santa & Mrs. Claus. A very competitive float decorating contest was held prior to the start of the parade. Recognition was given to 1st and 2nd place in three categories – Group/Club/Non Profit, For Profit and Golf Cart Division as ...

Ford's Fuel and Propane Opens Showroom on Hwy. 211

on 12/13/2017 - 12:03 pm

Ford's Fuel and Propane is all about delivering comfort to their customers. The Southport Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting was held at their new office and showroom on November 30th.  Members of the Chamber got a glimpse of how they can help their customers in the community and the benefits of propane. Ford’s Fuel and Propane is honored to be part of such a great community and they look forward to growing with it.  They invite you to stop by and meet their team and take a look at their breathtaking showroom located at 3465 Southport-Supply Road, Bolivia.  
Fords Fuel Service offers gasoline and diesel fuel at both of their locations. Bulk deliveries ...

Fall Golden Pineapple Winners Announced

on 12/01/2017 - 09:52 am

The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce announces the winners of the Fall 2017 Golden Pineapple Awards. The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce awarded 6 local businesses a Golden Pineapple Award at a ceremony held at the Chamber.  Fall 2017 Golden Pineapple Award Winners are:   Service:  Cooper Electric, River Run Pack and Ship; Activities & Attractions:  Adventure Kayak Company, Yeah Right Charters; Professional:  Collins Insurance Agency and Doyle Dennis Nationwide Insurance Agent Brina Neeley.Golden Pineapple Awards are given quarterly to those businesses nominated by their customers for providing consistent and exceptional customer s ...

Healthy Eating Topic of November Coffee With the Girls

on 11/30/2017 - 06:45 pm

The November Coffee with the Girls speaker was Nellie Harden, Certified Health Coach for Your Choice Family Health & Wellness. Nellie discussed how to chose healthy food by using a stoplight as a tool.

Green Light - raw green vegetables
Yellow Light - lean meat, 100% whole grain bread, fish....
Red Light - Stop and think - fried, high chemical, pre-packaged, high sugar, high fat items...
Did you know that you should be drinking 1/2 your body weight in ounces per day?
The irony is not lost on us that the December Coffee with the Girls is our annual Cookie Exchange. It will be held on December 12th at the Robert Ruark Inn, 119 N. Lord Street, Southport. Bring a dozen ...