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Habitat Restore hosts March Coffee with the Girls

on 03/19/2019 - 10:09 am


Southport Oak Island Chamber of Commerce-Welcome Center Coffee with the Girls met at the Southport NC Habitat for Humanity Restore this morning for an informative meeting with a little shopping thrown in for good measure. Chuck Withar, Restore Manager and Vicki Peters,General Manager of Brunswick County Habitat for Humanity did a great job welcoming our group and giving us an overview of the good work they do in our community.
Brunswick County Habitat for Humanity mission was founded in 1994, and is a locally run affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. They are part of a global nonprofit housing organization working in local communities across all 50 states in the U.S. and in app ...

Flynn Wins Coastal Consumer Showcase Drawing

on 03/18/2019 - 05:01 pm

Big Crowd attends
COASTAL CONSUMER SHOWCASE
“Highlighting the Best Local Products and Services”
Southport, NC – The 2019 Coastal Consumer Showcase drew a large crowd as an estimated 700 people attended the annual event held at the St. James Community Center.
59 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.  Susan Flynn was the lucky winner of the $100 cash prize.  
 “We are already looking forward to the ...

Colonel Carlisle Speaks at SBMS Good Neighbor Award Ceremony

on 03/15/2019 - 09:59 am


Thirty-six students at South Brunswick Middle School were honored on Friday, March 15th 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 Colonel Heather J. Carlisle, Commander of Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point shared what it means to be a good neighbor.  Colonel Carlisle used a story of a boy helping stranded starfish to illustrate the importance of the actions of one person and how it can make a positive difference in the world. Teachers of the students presented the awards whi ...

Become a Chamber Ambassador

on 03/01/2019 - 11:37 am

Our Ambassadors are fellow chamber members who call on existing members to see if the Chamber is working for them and to make sure the members know what opportunities are available thru their membership in the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce.
 
Don't you want to join this fun group? They meet once per month for lunch. Call us at (910) 457-6964 to learn more.

Pioneer Specialties and Pioneer Strategies Opens Shared Office In Leland

on 03/01/2019 - 11:28 am


Pioneer Strategies and Pioneer Specialties held a ribbon-cutting at their new shared office in Leland on Thursday, Feb. 21. Brunswick County residents Frank & Lori Williams recently launched Pioneer Specialties, LLC, a promotional products and advertising specialties company based in Leland. Frank Williams has owned and operated Pioneer Strategies, a public relations agency, since 2001.“We are thankful for everyone who attended our ribbon-cutting and helped us open our new office and celebrate the launch of Pioneer Specialties,” said Frank Williams. “We are grateful for the support of the North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce, Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commer ...

Members Got Their Art Groove On at February's Networking After Hours

on 02/26/2019 - 04:03 pm

Coastal Bound, Inc. at the Olde Southport Village Shoppes in Southport provided an excellent venue for networking last week at Business Networking After Hours. "Get Your Art Groove on" at Coastal Bound. Shop- Unique gifts handmade by local artists. Do- Make & Take art classes. Have a Party - Life's a Beach...let's make art! Just have fun with a themed party at the little pink chapel!Networking and referrals are how a business can reach new customers and the monthly Southport Oak Island Chamber of Commerce-Welcome Center Business Networking After Hours is a relaxed way to meet other business people and increasing business exposure. If you are a member of the Chamber we encourage you to at ...

The Office Hosts February Coffee with the Girls

on 02/26/2019 - 12:52 pm

The Office Coffee and Wine Bar hosted this month's Southport Oak Island Chamber of Commerce-Welcome Center Coffee with the Girls last week. Coffee with the Girls is a great way to network with other women in the business community. It is held the third Tuesday of each month at 8am in varies locations. On March 19th we will be at the Brunswick County Habitat for Humanity Restore (4170 Long Beach Road). Our Speaker will be from the Restore discussing the function of the Restore.

Chamber Announces Winter 2019 Golden Pineapple Winners

on 02/25/2019 - 06:11 pm

The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce announces the winners of the Winter 2019 Golden Pineapple Awards. The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce awarded 16 local businesses a Golden Pineapple Award at a ceremony held at the Chamber.  Winter 2019 Golden Pineapple Award Winners are:   Food & Drink: Moore Street Market; Service:  Cooper Electric, Ozworx LLC, Home Remodeling & Improvements, River Run Pack & Ship, The State Port Pilot Salesperson Ben Frazier, and The UPS Store Southport. Shopping: Boo & Roo’s, Island Bicycles, Lantana’s Gallery & Fine Gifts, and Zeetlegoo’s Pet & People Store Activities & Attra ...

Chamber Donates to Hurricane Relief

on 02/20/2019 - 04:51 pm


The Southport Oak Island Chamber of Commerce-Welcome Center provided additional funding to Brunswick Family Assistance for ongoing Hurricane Relief efforts from funding by the U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament. Martin Register, 2018 & 2019 US Open KMT Chair presented a check for $5,400 to Charles “G” Jackson, Program Manager for Brunswick Family Assistance. This donation with prior donations total almost $8,000 to assist in recovery efforts for those in our community.

Eagle Scout Project Produces New Flag Pole at Chamber

on 02/19/2019 - 12:44 pm

Thank you to Mason Whitworth. Master Whitworth completed work on a new flag pole for the Southport Oak Island Chamber of Commerce-Welcome Center as part of his Eagle Scout Service Project. From design to leading his team to completion he was very organized and did a great job. He is part of the Scout Troop 238.