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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?

Fall Golden Pineapple Winners Announced

on 11/29/2018 - 01:29 pm

The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce awarded 13 local businesses a Golden Pineapple Award at a ceremony held at the Chamber.  Fall 2018 Golden Pineapple Award Winners are:   Service:  50 Lakes Cabinet Design, Al Fulford HVAC, Childcare Network #85, Cooper Electric, River Run Pack and Ship; Activities & Attractions:  Adventure Kayak Company, Yeah Right Charters; Food & Drink:  The Office Coffee & Wine Bar, Shagger Jacks of Oak Island; Professional:  Collins Insurance Agency, Galloway Sands Pharmacy and William Laurie Nationwide Insurance; Shopping:  Uncorked by the Sea.Golden Pineapple Awards are given quarterly to those busines ...

Brunswick Community College Hosts Multi Chamber After Hours

on 11/15/2018 - 04:09 pm


Recently, Brunswick Community College & BCC Small Business Center hosted members of the Southport Oak Island Chamber of Commerce-Welcome Center, North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce, and Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce for a Business Networking After Hours event on the Main Campus of Brunswick Community College. The annual event provides businesses across the county an opportunity to meet business owners they ordinarily do not encounter. Representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration were in attendance distributing information about SBA Disaster Loan assistance for physical and economic damage as well as deadline extensions for loan applications. Over $285 million in S ...

Cassidy Wins First Worth the Drive Drawing

on 11/06/2018 - 10:10 am

Congratulations to Dwight Cassidy of Oak Island for being the first winner in the “It’s Worth the Drive Go Local Passport” Drawing held on November 1st.   Mr. Cassidy won $100 for entering the drawing by showing support of local businesses during the temporary closing of the G.V. Barbee Bridge by stopping in the Chamber’s office and presenting 10 receipts from different Southport-Oak Island area businesses.Play along and win cash with the It’s Worth the Drive Go Local Passport.  The Passport may be picked up at The Chamber or at numerous local businesses which will detail the entry process.  Passport pickup locations will be posted on the web ...

Maher Speaks at Coffee with the Girls

on 11/02/2018 - 03:21 pm

During the Coffee with the Girls in October, the focus was on healthy eating and taking small steps to better health. The event was hosted at Hamilton Realty Group with guest speaker was Lindsay N. Maher, MPA of the Brunswick Wellness Coalition. Ms. Maher gave some great tips on healthy eating especially with the holidays approaching.The next Coffee with the Girls will be held on November 20th at 8:00 am in the Generations Church Tree House Building (4874 Long Beach Road). The speaker will be a representative from Generations Church and the topic will be Community Outreach.    Coffee with the Girls is a monthly networking event of the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Comme ...

Members Feast at Tranquil Harbour Restaurant & Bar

on 11/02/2018 - 12:59 pm

What a feast! Chamber members attending the Business Networking After Hours event on Tuesday, October 23 were treated to some amazing food at Tranquil Harbour Restaurant & Bar! Ann Taylor and the Tranquil Harbour staff gave everyone plenty of reasons to come back for their lunch and dinner menus. Tranquil Harbour is located at 5908 E. Oak Island Drive.