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Carillon Assisted Living Hosts March 2018 Coffee with the Girls

on 03/21/2018 - 09:24 am


Carillon Assisted Living hosted March’s Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce Coffee with the Girls. The speaker was Kathryn Lawler, Hypnosis by Professionals. The topic was Psycho-Geometrics. Dr. Lawler also discussed how to work with different personality types. "Psycho-Geometics is based on the book by Susan Dellinger, PhD, Prentice Hall, 1989. In which, Dellinger suggests that we tend to be attracted to certain shapes and forms because of our personalities, attitudes, education and experiences."

Coffee with the Girls provides an extra support system for women in business. This network of women meet every month discuss not only women related business issues but share he ...

Southport Bow Featured on Picture Perfect Guide 2018

on 03/20/2018 - 05:26 pm

The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce has just received 45,000 copies of the 2018 “Picture Perfect” Living and Recreating Guide for the Southport-Oak Island area. The 44-page guide is the only guide published by the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce. The annual guide contains useful information for visitors and residents about Bald Head Island, Boiling Spring Lakes, Bolivia, Caswell Beach, Oak Island, Southport, St. James and Sunset Harbor.“We encourage our residents to use the guide’s business directory to find products and services offered by its members” said Karen Sphar, Executive Vice President of the Southport-Oak Island Area Chambe ...

Become a Chamber Ambassador

on 03/16/2018 - 05:13 pm

The mission of the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors is to improve the membership retention and growth rate by improving personal communications with its current membership, improving involvement and support of all Chamber events and activities, and reinforcing the benefits of Chamber membership. Ambassadors meet one day a month to report on their member contacts, get updates on upcoming Chamber events and select 5 new contacts for the month. If you would like to be a Chamber Ambassador, please contact Mitzi or Karen at the Chamber (910) 457-6964 or Email Us
March Ambassador Meeting was held at Bella Cucina Seafood, Pasta & Pizza.

32 SBMS Students Recognized as Good Neighbors

on 03/16/2018 - 03:39 pm


Thirty two students at South Brunswick Middle School were honored on Friday, March 16th 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 guest speaker Lindsay Maher, Executive Director of the Brunswick Wellness Coalition shared what it means to be a good neighbor.  Maher applauded the students for their efforts and encouraged them to continue being good neighbors.  Teachers of the students then presented the awards while sharing briefly why the student was chosen to be honored. 
The Sou ...

The UPS Store Opens in Southport

on 03/12/2018 - 12:33 pm

The UPS Store®, located at the Food Lion/Long Beach Plaza at 4891 Long Beach Road SE, Suite 3, Southport, NC hosted a grand opening celebration on March 6.
“As a one-stop shop for shipping, postal, printing and comprehensive small business services, we look forward to serving individuals and local business owners within the Southport community,” said The UPS Store franchise owners Pete and Marie Muir.
In addition to domestic and international shipping, the Southport location of The UPS Store will offer full-service packaging; presentation and document finishing (binding, laminating, etc.); online and in-store printing services (business cards, letterhead, reports, rubb ...

BCC SBC and the Chamber Two Great Resources for Small Business

on 03/12/2018 - 09:58 am

Brunswick Community College Small Business Center is a fabulous resource for new and existing businesses in our area https://youtu.be/J4mQTwuSyFQ Contact April Scott, BCC Small Business Center Director today to see what the agency can do to support your small business (910) 755-7306 or visit their website to find out about upcoming seminars. https://www.brunswickcc.edu/continuing-education/small-business-center/Video was taken at a recent BCC SBC seminar "How to Get More Positive Reviews On-line and What to Do when You Get Negative Reviews".  Presenter and vidoegrapher was Top Google Reviewer,  Martin Brossman, Martin Brossman & Associates.

Big Crowd Attends the 2018 Coastal Consumer Show

on 03/08/2018 - 07:41 am

The 2018 Coastal Consumer Showcase drew a large crowd as an estimated 600 people attended the annual event held at the St. James Community Center.
Just over 60 businesses were available to answer questions about the products and services they provide to our Southport-Oak Island Area residents daily.  Residents and visitors who attended the show were encouraged to register for a chance to win $100 and numerous prizes in the Pick-A-Prize Auction.   Todd Beane, CIS Communications and Thrift Shop Operations Manager was the lucky winner of the $100 cash prize.  When asked what he liked about the event Mr. Beane said, “The Coastal Consumer Showcase is one of the best ann ...

Oak Island Accommodations Hosts Chamber After Hours

on 03/04/2018 - 03:18 pm




Oak Island Accommodations rolled out their welcome mat in style for the Members of the Chamber at the February Business Networking After Hours. Oak Island Accommodations Staff consists of a team of dedicated professionals, ready to do whatever it takes to help you plan the perfect vacation or manage your home away from home.





The purpose of the Business Networking After Hours program is to provide members with the opportunity to meet monthly and do business after hours in a relaxed atmosphere while showcasing the facility of the member host(s). The next Business Networking After Hours will be held on Thursday, March 29th from 5:30pm - 7:00 pm at Doc Meridian Winery, 305 N. Ho ...

February 2018 Coffee with the Girls Meets at Comfort Suites

on 03/04/2018 - 03:00 pm

You know you are having a good meeting when you are the last to leave and remember you forgot to take a photo. Happened twice a couple weeks ago - once at the Coffee at the Girls held at the Comfort Suites and the other at Thai Peppers for the monthly Ambassadors meeting.The Next Coffee with the Girls is scheduled for Tuesday, March 20th at 8am. We will meet at Carillon Assisted Living, 1125 E. Leonard Street in Southport.  The speaker will be Kathryn Lawler, Hypnosis by Professionals. The topic is Types of Personalities and How to Work With Each.

February Cash Mob Finds Treasure at CIS Thrift Shop

on 03/04/2018 - 02:41 pm

On Thursday, February 15th the Cash Mob convened at 1635 N. Howe Street in Southport then proceeded to “Mob” CIS Southport Thrift Shop.  Local mobsters participated and supported this locally operated non-profit thrift store that supports Brunswick County CIS’ Dropout Prevention programs.  The mob took full advantage of the “Cash Mob” specials only available during the event.  At the conclusion of shopping,  the “Mob” was invited to celebrate and socialize at Doc Meridian Winery in Southport.  
The next Cash Mob will meet at 5001 O’Quinn Blvd., (South Harbour Marina) Oak Island on Saturday, March 24th at 11am. &n ...