Wilmington, N.C. — There is a light at the end of the tunnel, and funds from the American Rescue Plan are going to help New Hanover County rebound and rebuild our local economy. The COVID relief package delivered more than $45 million to New Hanover County and nearly $26 million to the City of Wilmington in…

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Wilmington, N.C. — Laura Primavera will be joining the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce as the new Director of Programs and Initiatives on May 3, 2021. Laura will report directly to Wilmington Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Natalie English. Her job responsibilities include managing all of the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce’s events, the chamber’s councils, and…

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WILMINGTON, North Carolina – Earlier today, leadership from the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce and Building a Sound Economy (BASE) submitted the following letter to the New Hanover County School Board members and Superintendent, Dr. Charles Foust. Members of the Board of Education, On behalf of Business Alliance for a Sound Economy (BASE) and the Wilmington Chamber…

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WILMINGTON, North Carolina – The Wilmington Chamber of Commerce released its 2021 Public Policy Agenda outlining the Chamber’s legislative priorities on issues important to businesses and the advancement of the Cape Fear region. The Public Policy Agenda, approved by the Chamber’s 24-member Board of Directors, is established annually by the Public Policy Committee, which is…

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WILMINGTON, N.C. — Wilmington Downtown, Inc. (WDI) recently announced that Holly Childs has been appointed as the organization’s new President and Chief Executive Officer. Her first official day with WDI will be January 4, 2021. Childs has 15 years of public sector economic development leadership roles in cities such as Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, and metro Phoenix,…

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