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Golden Pineapple Summer 2017 Awards Winners Announced

on 08/31/2017 - 11:07 am


The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce awarded twenty-three local businesses a Golden Pineapple Award at a ceremony held at the Chamber.  Summer 2017 Golden Pineapple Award Winners are:   Activities & Attractions:   Southport Pilates, and Yeah Right Charters; Retail:   Burnishop.com, Cattail Cottage, Hope Chest Oak Island, Lantana’s Gallery & Fine Gifts;  Post Fabrics & Interiors, and Southport Cheese Shoppe;  Professionals:  Collins Insurance, Teresa Carroll @ Edward Jones, Ken White @Farm Bureau Insurance; Margaret Rudd & Associates, Inc., REALTORS, River Road Animal Hospital, and US Health Advisors; Servi ...

Cattail Cottage Celebrates 10 Years in Business

on 08/25/2017 - 12:58 pm


Cattail Cottage started ten years ago, with the owner’s passion for creating homey interior spaces and her desire to bring a little country cottage flair to Southport.   “I never imagined that this business would grow and transform into what it is today, it seems like yesterday that I first opened my doors!”, said Pamela Sexton, owner of Cattail Cottage.  Sexton continued by crediting her customers on the shop’s success, “It has been a pleasure to get to know so many fabulous customers; customers who have made 10 years possible.”  The shop is nestled in at 122 N. Howe Street but has a worldwide customer base since its expansion of a n ...

Coffee with the Girls August 2017

on 08/22/2017 - 03:53 pm


The ladies of the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce met at the Wingate Inn on August 15th  for their monthly Coffee with the Girls.  The next Coffee with the Girls will be held on September 19th at 8am the Comfort Suites, 4963 Southport-Supply Road. Kathy Lawler will be the speaker.  The topic will be hypnosis. 

BenchMark Physical Therapy Opens in Southport-Oak Island area

on 08/22/2017 - 12:07 pm


 
Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at BenchMark Physical Therapy at 2819 Midway Road, Suite 114 in the Midway Commons Shopping Center, Bolivia.  BenchMark  Physical Therapy is serving the patients in Southeastern Brunswick County. They will be opening 7 facilities within the Cape Fear Region and Myrtle Beach over the upcoming months. 
They work toward maximizing the quality of life in the Southport- Oak Island area by restoring the quality of movement in its residents.   Maureen O’Brien, PT is the Clinic Director and has been a therapist for 25 years treating orthopedic conditions and sport injuries in all age group ...

Local Financial Coach & Speaker Turns Author with release of book

on 08/18/2017 - 11:13 am

Local Financial Coach & Speaker Turns Author with the release of her first book.
Be Inspired by a Story of Diligence, Courage and Persistence!
In August, Melissa Thomas wife, mom, dog rescuer, volunteer, financial coach, speaker turned author with the release of her first book “Building My Yellow Brick Road – Life Lessons from Pursuing a Dream”.  What started out as a collection of concert stories for Melissa’s boys evolved into a memoir of the many life lessons she learned from pursuing her dream.  This book, however, is not just a collection of concert stories.  In this book, Melissa will help you discover: guidance to discover your God-given pu ...

US Open King Mackerel Tournament October 5th - 7th at Southport Marina

on 08/12/2017 - 03:51 pm

39th Anniversary U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament
October 5th, 6th & 7th at Southport Marina
SOUTHPORT, NC - The 39th Annual U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament is right around the corner. This year’s tournament will be October 5th – 7th at the Southport Marina. The U.S. Open is one of the largest king mackerel tournaments on the East Coast of the United States. In 2016, the tournament attracted 464 boats and paid out over $250,000. The Tournament has an all cash guaranteed prize structure that is not based on participation numbers. The tournament pays 55 places in its primary prize category including $25,000 for the largest king mackerel. Thirty-five sponsors such as the ...

Chamber Board Hits the Ground Running

on 08/11/2017 - 12:26 pm


Thursday, Tim Tippett, 2017/2018 President called to order a meeting of the Board of Directors for the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber is a non-profit membership organization comprised of business leaders, organizations and individuals who join in a common purpose of improving the business environment in the Southport-Oak Island area.  The Board of Directors are volunteers who are elected from the membership of the non-profit organization to determine the policies, programs and activities of the Chamber.
The Chamber offers its members many benefits including networking activities such as Business Connections, Business Networking After Hours and Coffee with ...