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.more»
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.more»
Community Events and Invitations
Kitty Hawk Kites is pleased to announce its 2016 event schedule, featuring a wide variety of events from Corolla to Hatteras.more»
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 Projectmore»
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.more»
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.more»
Promotions & Awards News
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.more»
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.
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.more»
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.
New Locations & Services News
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.more»