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Southport Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce has an exciting lineup of special events for the public including the Christmas by the Sea Parade, Coastal Consumer Showcase, , Oak Island Lighthouse 5k, 10k and Half Marathon, Christmas Gift Show, U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament, N.C. 4th of July Festival and Southport Oak Island Golf Classic.

Faces of Commerce Replaces Carpool

on 04/22/2019 - 04:50 pm

The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce held its last It’s Worth the Drive Go Local Carpool on April 4th in anticipation of the opening of the G.V. Barbee Bridge to Oak Island.   The Carpool was one of the Chamber’s activities that encouraged residents to make the extra effort to support local businesses during the temporary closing of the bridge.   The Carpool also served as a fun, informative way to showcase the products and services offered by our business community while trumpeting the good work of community organizations. In May, the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce will replace the Worth the Drive Carpool with Faces of Commerce.& ...

Cassidy Wins March Worth the Drive Drawing

on 04/22/2019 - 04:35 pm

Southport Oak Island Chamber of Commerce-Welcome Center monthly It's Worth The Drive Go Local Passport Drawings was held on March 1st. Rita Cassidy of Oak Island won the March Drawing for $100. The last of the drawings will be held on May 1st. To enter the drawing, simply stop by the Chamber’s Welcome Center (4433 Long Beach Road) Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:30am-5:00pm and show receipts from purchases in April from ten different businesses.

Chamber Releases 2019 Picture Perfect Guide for Area

on 04/18/2019 - 11:40 am

The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce has just received 45,000 copies of the 2019 “Picture Perfect” Living and Recreating Guide for the Southport-Oak Island area. The 48-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 A ...

Finchum wins Passport Drawing

on 03/20/2019 - 04:54 pm

Congratulations to Janice Finchum for winning the March 1st It's Worth The Drive Go Local Passport Drawing. If you would like a chance to win $100, collect receipts from 10 different Southport-Oak Island businesses and stop into the Southport Oak Island Chamber of Commerce-Welcome Center and show us the receipts for one chance in the $100 monthly drawing. The next drawing will be held on April 1st. The Chamber is Located at 4433 Long Beach Road, Southport. Open from 8:30am-5:00pm Monday - Friday.

Flynn Wins Coastal Consumer Showcase Drawing

on 03/18/2019 - 05:01 pm

Big Crowd attends
“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 ...

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.

NC 4th of July Festival Kicks Off 2019 at Cape Fear Yacht Club Event

on 02/10/2019 - 02:16 pm

The NC 4th of July Festival Committee celebrated the kick-off of another planning year at the Cape Fear Yacht Club the first of February. The Committee meets on the first Monday of the month at 5:30pm in the Southport Oak Island Chamber of Commerce-Welcome Center Conference Room. If you would like to volunteer to serve on the Festival Committee, please feel free to attend the March 4th meeting. This year's Festival Committee Chair is Trisha Howarth.