Wilmington Chamber of Commerce recognizes winners of the Duke Energy Lifetime Achievement in Business Award and Corning STEM Educators of the Year Award at their 154th Annual Meeting

WILMINGTON – The Wilmington Chamber of Commerce will be recognizing Robert S. Rippy, owner of Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park as the 2021 recipient of the Duke Energy Lifetime Achievement in Business Award at their 154th Annual Meeting on Thursday, February 25. The Duke Energy Lifetime Achievement in Business Award recognizes a local business leader who best…

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Wilmington Chamber of Commerce and BASE express support for in-person instruction in New Hanover County Schools

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 Chamber of Commerce Announces Legislative Agenda for 2021

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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Thrifty Office Furniture Expands Presence in Cape Fear Region

Wilmington, N.C. — Thrifty Office Furniture has expanded, doubling the size of its Wilmington location, 5101 Dunlead Ct, #109, Wilmington. The Wilmington Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the growth, December 16, 2020, at 2 pm.  Thrifty Office Furniture specializes in keeping things simple, so doing business with them easy. The dedicated…

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