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Sea Glass Designs Products Encourage Plastic Waste Reduction

on 01/22/2019 - 05:52 pm


Southport Oak Island Chamber of Commerce-Welcome Center Ribbon Cutting ceremony was held on Waterfront Park in Southport on January 22nd for Sea Glass Designs LLC.
 
Congratulations to the Harden family (Brian, Nellie, Skyla, Trinity Lana & Journey) on the opening of @Sea Glass Designs, reducing plastic usage one straw at a time. Sea Glass Designs is a family business with a heart for reducing plastic waste by creating fun and beautiful, custom-etched glass straws with a lifetime warranty!
 
There are over 500 million plastic straws used each day in the United States. Do your part to reduce plastics in our landfills and oceans by using one of these beautiful custom - et ...

Chamber Seeks Nominations for Annual Business Awards

on 01/22/2019 - 02:49 pm

The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its annual business awards: Small Business of the Year, Small Business Customer Service of the Year and Non-Profit Organization of the Year.  The nomination deadline is April 30th.  Once nominated, the qualifying business or non-profit will be required to submit a nomination packet, which is then presented to the Brunswick Community College Small Business Center for selection.
 
The winners will be announced at the Chamber's Annual Meeting in June 2019. Please take a few minutes to nominate a small business or non-profit who deserves the title of Southport-Oak Island Area Small Business of the Yea ...

Novant Health Surgical Associates relocates Southport office

on 01/21/2019 - 04:39 pm

Novant Health Surgical Associates located at 1456 Howe St. in Southport has relocated to the Dosher Memorial Hospital campus at 819 N. Atlantic Ave. in Southport. Novant Health Surgical Associates will continue to see patients at clinic locations in Bolivia, Carolina Shores and Leland.
Through this partnership between Novant Health and Dosher Memorial Hospital, board-certified general surgeons from Novant Health Surgical Associates will perform surgeries at both Dosher Memorial Hospital and Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center. Novant Health Surgical Associates providers include Dr. Matthew A. Benenati, Dr. A. Richard DeSandre, Dr. Richard R. Scallion, Dr. J. Andy Smith and Dr. Mark Tillo ...

Clouser speaks at Coffee with the Girls

on 01/19/2019 - 05:23 pm

Coffee with the Girls met in January in the Cape Fear Regional Jetport, hosted at Hamilton Realty Group's Airport location. Attorney & Counselor at Law, Zach Clouser, Clouser Law was the guest speaker. His topic was estate planning including asset protection and probate.
 
The next Coffee with the Girls will be held on February 19th at The Office Coffee and Wine Bar, 3280 George II Highway, BSL from 8:00am - 9:00am. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

LaPolena Bed & Breakfast Inn Opens in Southport

on 01/19/2019 - 04:58 pm

Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for LaPolena Bed & Breakfast located at 201 River Drive in Southport. There was a fantastic turnout from the community at their Open House on January 17th.
 
From the private massage area to the fun sayings on the robes, LaPolena Bed & Breakfast owners Suzanne and Jeff Foster, owners/innkeepers have created a very warm and impressive addition to our accommodation offerings in Southport.  And we might add this B&B is appropriately named for the maritime area that is Southport since the Italian translation to LaPolena is "figurehead", which is the carved wooden decoration found on the front ...

Polly's All American Gill Opens in Southport

on 01/19/2019 - 04:10 pm


Southport Oak Island Chamber of Commerce-Welcome Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Polly's All American Grill, 505 N. Howe Street, Southport was held on January 17th. They are open 7am-7pm Monday - Saturday. Polly’s All American Gill is home to Southport’s only Bird Dog – chicken tender in a bun with bacon, cheese and your choice of dressing.





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Seth Robbins, Chamber Board of Directors; Felicia Sexton, Chamber Member; Ben Frazier, Chamber Ambassador; Colton Leonard, Staff/Family; Don Umensetter, owner; Barbara Umensetter, owner;


Jackie Cooper, Chamber Ambassador; & Meghan Casteen, Chamber Member.

Coastal Consumer Showcase Highlights Local Products & Services March 7th

on 01/19/2019 - 03:05 pm


COASTAL CONSUMER SHOWCASE
“Highlighting the Best Local Products and Services”
Southport, NC – The Coastal Consumer Showcase is once again coming to the St. James Community Center March 7th from 4:00pm-7:00pm. Admission is free to the public.
This exciting event gives Brunswick County residents a one-stop-shop to see products and services that local businesses in the community offer. Over 50 businesses will be on hand to answer questions and provide free samples, giveaways and demonstrations. One ticket to the Pick a Prize Auction will be given to those who attend and register, with additional tickets available for sale.
“This event provides a once-a-year opportu ...

Anytime Fitness Opens in Midway Commons Plaza

on 01/16/2019 - 05:03 pm

Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held at Anytime Fitness located in the Midway Commons Shopping Center at 2819 Midway Road, Bolivia.  Anytime Fitness is a locally owned franchise.Get to a healthier place at Anytime Fitness! Their friendly, professional staff is trained to help you along your fitness journey, no matter how much support you need. Membership includes a free, no-pressure fitness consultation, global access to more than 3,000 gyms, and always open 24/7 convenience. January is a great time to get started!  Visit during staffed hours or call for an appointment today! https://www.anytimefitness.com/gyms/4542/bolivia-nc-28422/
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2019 Oak Island Lighthouse Run Set for April 13th

on 01/14/2019 - 04:49 pm

Participants will gather in the North Carolina Beach town to participate in the Oak Island Lighthouse Walk/Run on Saturday, April 13th.  The event of the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsored by Dosher Memorial Hospital and offers fitness activities on the beautiful coast for all levels with a ½ marathon, 10k, 5k, and One Mile Fun Run.
Registration for the Oak Island Lighthouse Run is now open online with the early registration deadline fast approaching on Monday, March 11th.  Those registering after March 11th will spend more to register for the event and will not be guaranteed a t-shirt.  
Plan on bringing the little ones for the One Mile F ...

Chamber Members Participate in Give Healthy Food Drive

on 01/14/2019 - 01:06 pm



Matthews Ministry held a Give Healthy Food Drive during the holiday season in an effort to provide healthy food to the children the agency serves. Southport Oak Island Chamber of Commerce-Welcome Center and Hamilton Realty Group participated as drop-off locations for the Give Healthy Food Drive.





The Give Healthy campaign is part of a larger campaign launched by the Brunswick Wellness Coalition (BWC) to increase access to healthy, nutritious food for those that are food insecure.





If you would like more information about the campaign and how you and/or your organization can get involved, contact BWC at 910-444-1872 or BrunswickWellnessCoalition@gmail.com.