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Complete your Go Local Puzzle by January 1st

on 12/17/2018 - 05:28 pm

Another puzzle completed! Thank you Margaret Rudd Bishop, Margaret Rudd & Associates for having a great time and supporting some of your local businesses by participating in the It's Worth The Drive Go Local Collector Puzzle. You still have time to participate and get your puzzle completed!
It is easy! Just pickup your puzzle frame from the Southport Oak Island Chamber of Commerce-Welcome Center, 4433 Long Beach Road or Cape Fear Custom Designs - Custom Jewelry, Gifts and Engineering, 4979 Southport-Supply Road. Then make a minimum purchase of $5 at each of the nine puzzle piece stops by January 1st.
Complete your puzzle, then stop back by the Chamber and show us your completed puzzl ...

25 Students Recognized for Being Good Neighbors

on 12/17/2018 - 04:51 pm

Twenty-five students at South Brunswick Middle School were honored on Friday, December 14th for being “Good Neighbors” in their school and in their communities. Honorees, along with their parents, were invited to attend the award ceremony which took place in the school’s media center. Breakfast was shared while South Brunswick Middle School Assistant Principal Rebecca Heitz and guest speaker, Joel Johnson, shared what makes a good neighbor and why it is important. “Who you are on the inside comes through on the outside and that is why you are being recognized today as good neighbors,” said Mr. Johnson.

Teachers of the students then presented the awards while ...

January It's Worth the Drive Schedule

on 12/17/2018 - 03:29 pm

The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce has announced a new promotion to showcase its business community and give community organizations more exposure. It is called the It’s Worth the Drive Carpool. The Carpool is part of the Chamber’s It's Worth The Drive Go Local campaign and another way the Chamber is showcasing and supporting local businesses during the temporary closing of the G.V. Barbee Bridge.

On Thursdays, the Carpool is Live on the Chamber’s Facebook page beginning at 10:00am. The carpool riders begin with interviewing the owner of a business on the mainland, then jump in the carpool where a person of interest will discuss a club/or ...

Cookies Galore at December Coffee with the Girls

on 12/11/2018 - 04:59 pm

Yummy!!!! The Coffee with the Girls Annual Cookie Exchange was this morning hosted at the beautiful Robert Ruark Inn in downtown Southport. We had the best time! We are zooming around the office today thanks to all that sugar.
The next Coffee with the Girls will be held on January 15th at 8am in the Hamilton Realty Group’s Cape Fear Regional Jetport Office in the Main Terminal Building.   The Speaker will be Zachary Clouser, Clouser Law and he will discuss Estate Planning.

Pieper Donates $100 Winnings from Passport to WAVES

on 12/04/2018 - 03:29 pm

Congratulations to Dawn Pieper the November winner of the It's Worth The Drive Go Local Passport $100 drawing. Dawn is going to donate her winnings to WAVES 4 K I D S Brunswick County. Don't forget to save your receipts this month from all the local businesses, stop in the Chamber before the next drawing deadline of December 28th and you can be entered to win the January drawing for $100.
The mission of WAVES 4 K.I.D.S. is to raise funds to assure, if public funds are not available, that children under the care of the Department of Social Services or other children in difficult situations in Brunswick County will be provided resources and services, based on financial need, to meet their ...

SKA Taps US Open Director of the Year

on 11/29/2018 - 07:03 pm

The SKA recently awarded the US Open King Mackerel Tournament, Tournament Director of the Year.  The U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament is hosted by the Southport Marina and is an event of the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce.  In addition to the $2 million economic impact for area businesses, the event is the number one fundraiser for the Chamber, a local non-profit membership-based organization.  The US Open King Mackerel Tournament oversight is provided by a volunteer Board of Directors, with hundreds of volunteers and organized by the Chamber’s professional staff.  It is heavily supported by the Southport Marina, its many sponsors and the anglers. ...

Seafood Produce and Home Decor Shop Opens on Howe

on 11/29/2018 - 07:00 pm

Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for opening Marketplace on Howe -Seafood, Open Air Produce and Décor located at 310 N. Howe Street, Southport.
The ultimate market experience.  An open-air fresh produce and seafood market with all the spices, rubs, jams and jellies that you need to make dinner complete. Homemade pies, free range eggs, homemade pimento cheese and loads of North Carolina made products, seafood and art.     Visit them on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/marketplaceonhowe/  or Take a Video Tour https://youtu.be/UlDXa7Q27X4 

Left to right:   Josh Pendleton, Manager and owners Scott Buff, ...

City Bicycle Company Opens Southport Location

on 11/29/2018 - 05:25 pm

Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for opening of the City Bicycle Company newest location in Southport at 5081 Southport-Supply Road (behind McDonald’s & Verizon Store), Southport.  City Bicycle Company has another location in Wilmington.
In an age when most bike shops are being forced to move to a corporate model dominated by a single major bicycle brand, City Bicycle Company is proud to stand apart as an old-fashioned, independent bicycle dealer. This independence gives them the opportunity to offer their customers the very best bike brands in each bicycle category!  Over 30 new bike brands, fat bikes, touring, hybri ...

Southport Candle Company Opens

on 11/29/2018 - 04:44 pm

Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Southport Candle Company located at 715 N. Howe Street #4 in Southport’s Towngate Crossing(across from the ABC Store). 
Southport Candle Company is your premier candle store and more.   They have a selection of luxurious products for your home and body.  They offer exclusive candles from around the world along with fine bath products and accessories.    http://southportcandlecompany.com/   Take a video tour of the shop Here.
Pictured left to right:
Miss Ava Weaver, Brunswick County Christmas Star
Seth Robbins, Chamber of Commerce Board Member
Lori Freeman, ...

Moose Lodge Hosts BNAH in November

on 11/29/2018 - 02:29 pm

Much appreciation is extended to the Oak Island Moose Lodge #2059 for hosting the members of the Chamber for November's Business Networking After Hours. The members were treated to yummy heavy hors d' oeuvres prepared by the Moose Lodge kitchen. They are located at 4239 Long Beach Road. If you are looking to belong to a fraternal & service organization, consider speaking with a Moose Lodge member about the organization or completing this form.
Did we mention the big screen TV?