Business of the Month

The Small Business of the Month Award recognizes exceptional small businesses in Currituck, Dare and Hyde Counties. The monthly award is given to a Chamber member business that excels in the areas of Business Excellence and Vision, Community Engagement and Entrepreneurial Spirit.

The award will be presented monthly at the winner's location (or Chamber office if the business has no storefront location).

In addition, the winning business will be featured with a photo and news article on the Chamber website as well as mentions through the Chamber's social media channels. All Business of the Month winners will also be considered for the Outer Banks Entrepreneur and Small Business of the Year (ESBY) Awards which are presented annually in June.


February 2018 Business of the Month: Island Spice and Wine

We congratulate Donna Haddock Hashtani of Island Spice and Wine for being selected as our February 2018 Business of the Month Winner.

With over 1,000 choices in wines and champagnes, whole bean coffee, and loose tea, Island Spice & Wines carries a wide selection of gourmet foods, cheese, hors d'oeuvres, gifts and baskets. Ms. Donna has gained the respect with locals and visitors. Having a 5+ rating on Facebook, here are some comments

“Great shop! We spend a week in Avon every year and this is one of the highlights!”

“Am so glad you are on Facebook did not see it before! Love the shop and love Donna! She is a true sweetheart! Her shop is a paradise and it smells so good! I have been coming to her shop for years and years and she always as some news things! Can't wait to be back!!! IT IS A MUST!”

“Just left the store. We always stop on our way in to Buxton, and also on our way out. Love the selection of wine and goodies. Donna is very knowledgeable and always recommends great wines for us to try. Don't miss this little shop in Avon when you visit OBX!”

As a business of the month Island Spice and Wine will also be considered for the annual ESBY, Entrepreneur & Small Business of the Year Awards.



Past Business of the Month winners

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