2015 Shop Small Saturday Discounts

on 11/19/2015 - 04:31 pm

Shop, Dine & Enjoy Local
Help Make November 28th  the biggest day of the year for small business.
Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses nationwide. Founded by American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday has grown into a movement that millions of individuals, businesses and communities have embraced nationwide. The Shop Small® Movement inspires people to shop with and support small businesses as well as give back to the places that have given their communities so much.
This year, Small Business Saturday®  is on November 28th .
The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce is leading the way promoting Shop ...

Fall 2015 Golden Pineapple Award Winners Announced

on 11/18/2015 - 12:18 pm

The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce announces the recipients of the Fall 2015 Golden Pineapple Awards. 
The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce awarded 9 local businesses a Golden Pineapple Award at a ceremony held at the Chamber.   Fall 2015 Golden Pineapple Award Winners are:   Retail:  Carolina Jewelry Exchange in Southport;  Food & Beverages: Check Six Brewing Company in Southport;  Service:   Collins Insurance Agency in Southport, Cooper Electric in Southport, Sentry Self Storage in Southport and Yeah Right Charters in Southport.   Professionals:  River Road Animal Hospital in Southport and Dos ...

Members Enjoy Networking with Maritime History

on 11/18/2015 - 10:13 am

Thank you again to the North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport for hosting our Business Networking After Hours last evening. We had a wonderful night of food, drinks, maritime education, and of course networking.The North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport collects, preserves, and interprets material culture pertinent to the maritime heritage of Southport, Brunswick County, and the Lower Cape Fear region in order to inform, educate, and engage present and future generations.The mission at the NC Maritime Museum at Southport is to tell the story of the Lower Cape Fear region’s people and their relationships to the water… a tale of tides, wind, and ocean.Museum Group Pr ...

One Stop Shop for Home Interior Design Opens

on 11/17/2015 - 03:12 pm

On Tuesday, November 3rd the new Home Design Center celebrated its Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting with the Southport/Oak Island Chamber of Commerce. The Home Design Center office includes the interior design firm Port City Design Group, Stricklands Window Coverings, Carolina Closet Company and Prestige Kitchen and Bath.
These companies are collaborating to better serve the Southport/Oak Island market and expand upon their Wilmington locations. The services include interior design, window coverings, custom closets/garage systems and cabinetry.

Pictured: Danielle Boisse, Port City Design Group Fred Kumpel, Stricklands/Carolina Closet Company Steve Leger, Prestige Kitchen and Bath
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