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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 ...

26 SBMS Students Honored as Good Neighbors

on 11/17/2017 - 10:42 am

Twenty six students at South Brunswick Middle School were honored on Friday, November 17th 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 South Brunswick Middle School Principal David Ruth and guest speaker, Nellie Harden, Your Choice Family Health & Wellness 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 Education Committee, Chaire ...

BCC Small Business Center Hosts Members from Multiple Chambers in the County

on 11/16/2017 - 04:35 pm



Members of the Southport-Oak Island, North Brunswick and Brunswick County chambers of commerce were on campus of Brunswick Community College in November to network and learn more about the free business resources available through BCC Small Business Center, SCORE and US Small Business Association.
Small Business Centers provide local, experienced counselors as advisers for new and existing businesses. Available on an as needed basis, this confidential service acts as a sounding board for new ideas and/or concerns you may have about your business. Our professional staff will help you find solutions to your challenging business questions. No question is too simple or complicated. There is ...

Professional Hypnotherapy for the Masses

on 11/16/2017 - 09:25 am

Downloadable hypnosis audio tracks to help people quit smoking, manage stress and even lose weight
Dr. Joseph Agovino was first introduced to hypnotherapy over 45 years ago when he chose hypnosis to help him stop smoking. Dr. Kathryn Lawler has had surgery under hypnosis and used hypnosis to manage pain after joint replacement surgeries. Together the two have launched a new website, HypnosisByProfessionals.com, to bring hypnotherapy to people struggling with addictions, weight loss, stress and a wide variety of personal issues.As a professional therapist with a Master’s Degree in Social Work, a Ph.D. in Psychology and over 40 years in the field, Dr. Agovino was formerly with the Nassa ...

Hope Chest 3 Welcomes New Management Team

on 11/15/2017 - 04:56 pm



Hope Harbor Home strives to break the cycle of domestic and sexual violence in Brunswick County, NC with safe shelter, advocacy and education. They fund this monumental effort through the Hope Chest Thrift Shops located throughout the county. On Tuesday, we had the opportunity to welcome a new management team for the Hope Chest 3 on Oak Island. The other Hope Chest locations are Hope Chest 1 at 2205 Holden Beach Road, Holden Beach and Hope Chest 2 at 112 Clairmont Plaza in Leland.





We encourage you to stop in and welcome Suzanne Williams and her team and get some good deals on some gently used merchandise. We especially enjoyed their Christmas room. They are located at 5602 E. ...

Hutchens Law Firm Opens Southport Office

on 11/13/2017 - 03:57 pm


Staff and attorneys with Hutchens Law Firm (Southport, NC) held an Open House & Ribbon Cutting on Thursday, November 9th at their newest office located at 4911 Old Long Beach Rd, SE, Suite 5, Southport. Real Estate loan closing processor Sharon Lee and real estate attorney Wendy Hughes (4th and 5th from left, front row) will be staffing the new location. Real estate legal services includes electronic closings (e-closings), hybrid e-closings, and e-recording transactions which means closings can be recorded quickly without having to travel in person to the Brunswick County Courthouse and other locations to finalize paperwork.





Hutchens Law Firm was established over 37 years a ...

Shop Small Saturday November 25th

on 11/13/2017 - 01:47 pm

Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses nationwide.  It is called Shop Small Saturday.   American Express launched the first ever Shop Small Saturday in 2010 with the U.S. Senate unanimously passing a resolution recognizing Small Business Saturday in 2011.   The movement has grown over the years with over $15.4 billion dollars spent in 2016 and over 95 million people shopping in their communities during the 2015 Small Business Saturday®.The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce joined the movement as a neighborhood champion in 2010 and has been leading the way promoting Shop Small Saturday for the Southport- ...

Southport Cheese Shoppe Hosts November After Hours

on 11/07/2017 - 05:06 pm



The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce November Business After Hours was hosted by The Southport Cheese Shoppe, 417 N. Howe Street, Suite B (across from Rebecca's Fabrications). Lisa and Eric Stettner, owners were wonderful hosts and the members were having a great time networking and shopping.





We love cheese! But the Cheese Shoppe of Southport offers more than cheese, their breads and bagels are fresh from New York, they have a full line of oils, gifts and it is a fantastic place to stop for fresh soup, sandwich or paninis. Their prices are very competitive and for the holidays order your cheese trays now by calling (910) 477-6387! The price of their cheese is by ...

Novant Health Family Medicine Pine Forest is Open

on 11/03/2017 - 11:10 am

                                                                            
Novant Health’s family medicine clinic at the new Pine Forest Plantation community on Highway 211 in Brunswick County is officially open. Novant Health Oceanside Family Medicine in Southport has relocated and is now called Novant Healt ...