Chamber News

Published Friday, January 22, 2016

The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce, SAGA Construction & Development, and Southern Insurance Agency will present an Energy Forum on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 12 Noon at Jennette’s Pier. Luncheon tickets are $25.00 for Chamber members and $35.00 for non-members. Register online at www.outerbankschamber.com/Energy or by calling (252) 441-8144.

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Published Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Small Business Saturday – November 28, 2015 – is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses across the country. Founded nationally in 2010, this day is celebrated on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce is a Neighborhood Champion for Small Business Saturday and Chamber member businesses and consumers are encouraged to #SHOPSMALL on Saturday, November 28.

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Published Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) (www.acce.org) has designated Karen Brown, President & CEO of the Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce, Certified Chamber Executive (CCE). The CCE is the only national certification for chamber professionals.

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Community Events and Invitations

Published Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Kitty Hawk Kites is pleased to announce its 2016 event schedule, featuring a wide variety of events from Corolla to Hatteras.

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Published Thursday, November 12, 2015

The Outer Banks Woman’s Club Angel Gift Project is underway and opportunities are also available for an individual, or family, to sponsor a child by providing their Christmas gifts. Names can be found on the Angel Gift Project

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Published Monday, October 26, 2015

On Saturday, November 7, 2015, beginning at 9:00 a.m., Cape Hatteras National Seashore celebrates the dedication of the new Keepers of the Light Amphitheatre near the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in Buxton, North Carolina.

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Published Thursday, October 8, 2015

The Town of Kill Devil Hills proudly announces a new reciprocal program with the Town of Nags Head that allows persons who may have already purchased a current beach driving permit from Nags Head to use that permit to drive on the beaches in Kill Devil Hills.  The reverse is also applicable:  current beach driving permits purchased in Kill Devil Hills will also be recognized in Nags Head.  There are no requirements to purchase separate permits for each town. 

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Promotions & Awards News

Published Friday, February 5, 2016

Sanctuary Vineyards was presented with the 2015 Wine Grower of Excellence Award, in recognition of its leadership and dedication to the production of quality North Carolina wine grapes by the North Carolina Winegrower’s Association. The award was presented to John Wright, General Manager and Vineyard Manager of Sanctuary Vineyards, during the NCWGA Annual Conference, on January 23rd, awarded by Dr. Sara Spayd of NC State University.

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Published Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Fewer than 5% of Medicare-certified acute-care hospitals of the 3,542 eligible received the “Five-Star” status.  The hospital rating system offers a star rating based on 11 publicly reported measures in the Hospital Consumer Agreement of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey (HCAHPS), which assesses patient experiences. 

 

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Published Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Twiford Funeral Homes has been honored by the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) with the 2015 Pursuit of Excellence Award for the 28th consecutive year. Only 155 firms from around the world received this prestigious recognition, and only 5 other firms have been able to earn this award for 28 plus years. Not only are they among the top 5 elite funeral homes to earn this award, Twiford Funeral Homes is also the only funeral home in all of Eastern North Carolina, Virginia and other surrounding states to receive this high honor.

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Published Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Recently, The Elizabethan Gardens and friends gathered to celebrate and honor businesses and individuals that have uplifted the non-profit attraction by their support. Like many non-profits, The Gardens depends financially on membership, gifts, grants and other contributions to supplement their admission revenue.

 

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New Locations & Services News

Published Friday, May 22, 2015

Sun Realty is excited to announce their new Outer Banks vacation web application has been released.  Current and future guests of Sun Realty-managed Outer Banks vacation rental homes now have access to vacation planning tools, information on vacation homes and all that the Outer Banks has to offer, right on their smart phone or tablet.

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