CAMS’ Ben Rhodes to Oversee Large-Scale and Lifestyle Communities

Wilmington, NC — Community Association Management Services (CAMS), an industry leader in community association management throughout the Carolinas, is pleased to announce that Senior Vice President of the western NC region, Ben Rhodes, will begin taking on the additional responsibility of supporting and growing CAMS’ portfolio of large-scale and lifestyle communities. Rhodes is a seasoned industry…

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Clean Eatz Kitchen Partners with UPS for Nationwide Distribution

WILMINGTON, N.C., — Clean Eatz Kitchen is excited to announce their new partnership with UPS to deliver their healthy, prepared meals nationwide. “Reliability is a cornerstone of our success”, says CEO Jason Nista. “When we hand our packages off to a carrier, we have to be certain the carrier can meet their time-in-transit promises. We have tens of thousands of…

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Bank of America Study Finds 95% of Employers Feel a Sense of Responsibility for Financial Wellness of Employees

CHARLOTTE, N.C., — Bank of America today announced findings from its 11th annual Workplace Benefits Report, which revealed 95% of employers feel a sense of responsibility for the financial wellness of their employees, up from 81% in 20151, and more than half (56%) feel extremely responsible. The report also found that over the last year, more employers…

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Regulatory sandbox bill moving through final hurdles in N.C. Senate

By David Bass, Carolina Journal A bill to establish a “regulatory sandbox” by waiving certain obstacles for a trial period for fast-emerging financial and insurance products and services is one step closer to becoming law. It cleared the Senate Commerce and Insurance Committee on Tuesday, Sep. 21. House Bill 642 would create the regulatory sandbox, which…

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Wilmington Chamber of Commerce announces 192 grants awarded to New Hanover County businesses impacted by COVID-19

New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington provide $4,212,112 in funding for the Hospitality, Retail & Service Grant WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Wilmington Chamber of Commerce has approved 192 Hospitality, Retail & Service grant requests to businesses located in New Hanover County, totaling an investment of $4,212,112. The investment in these businesses will help offset…

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Southport-Oak Island Area Golf Classic date and location announced

BOLIVIA, N.C. —The Southport-Oak Island Area Golf Classic, an annual fundraising event for the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce, will be held at Carolina National Golf Club on Friday, December 3rd.  The four-person Captain’s Choice tournament will begin at 11:00 a.m. with a shotgun start.  The entry fee for a four-person team is $450.00 and…

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CFCC Kicks Off ‘Countdown to College’ Application Nights

WILMINGTON, NC — In recognition of College Application Week across North Carolina (October 18-22), Cape Fear Community College is launching a series of College Application Nights at the College’s Wilmington, Castle Hayne, Burgaw, and Surf City locations. CFCC is providing students and families one-on-one assistance with residency (tuition determinations) and admissions applications.  “While students can apply…

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PPD Earns Gold Award for Excellence in Employee Learning and Development

WILMINGTON, N.C. — PPD, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPD) has been recognized with two global excellence awards for its effective learning programs, honoring the company’s high-performing employee development initiatives supporting delivery of global operational excellence and innovative solutions to customers. For the second consecutive year, PPD received two Brandon Hall Group Human Capital Management (HCM) “Excellence in Learning” Awards. This year’s honors include a…

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Novant Health update on mandatory COVID-19 vaccination program for employees

Novant Health today released the following update related to its mandatory COVID-19 vaccination program for employees:  Today, 98.6% of more than 35,000 team members are compliant with Novant Health’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination program. Team members are considered compliant if they have received the following: the single dose Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine, a first dose…

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