• News for Advocate

    Thursday, February 08, 2018
    Announces four new initiatives, honors four public servants, shares 75-year retrospective, and features one of Fortune’s most powerful women as keynoteChapel Hill, NC – On Feb. 8, 2018, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce (@CarolinaChamber) convened 400 community leaders for the 75th Annual Meeting (#75thAM). During the meeting, Chamber Directors announced four new initiatives, honored ...read more
    Categories: Connect, Member News, Event, Advocate
    Friday, December 15, 2017
    Community Health Centers serve as the primary medical home for 26 million people in America (that’s nearly 1 out of 12). From an infant getting her first well-baby checkup to a grandpa needing help managing his diabetes, community health centers are a safety net for medically underserved communities. The problem is that 70% of federal funding for community health centers expired on September 30, ...read more
    Categories: Advocate, CEO Statement
    Thursday, October 12, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                              CONTACT: Katie Loovis, (919) 696-0781   CHAPEL HILL, NC: Today, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce, the Orange-Chatham Group of the Sierra Club, and the Orange County Affordable Housing Coalition launched the (un)forum – a virtual, viral local candidate forum.   “Instead of a traditional, in-person ...read more
    Categories: Advocate
    Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    Chapel Hill, NC –  In partnership with the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, the Garner Chamber of Commerce, and the Haywood Chamber of Commerce, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce has launched the Carolina Chamber Export Assistance Center (CCEAC).  The CCEAC is designed to assist businesses by streamlining the processing of electronic export documents for international trade, ...read more
    Categories: CEO Statement, Connect, Advocate, Save Money
    Tuesday, February 07, 2017
    Chamber HOSTED 2017 ANNUAL MEETING, HONORING PUBLIC SERVANTS AND CHAMBER VOLUNTEERS   Chapel Hill, NC – On Feb. 2, 2017, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce hosted its Annual Meeting presented by Europa Center and SunTrust Bank.  The Chamber honored four individuals with awards in addition to hosting UNC President Margaret Spellings as keynote speaker.    District Manager Indira ...read more
    Categories: Connect, Advocate, Event
    Thursday, October 27, 2016
    NEARLY 20 COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS AND ELECTED BODIES ENDORSE BOND REFERENDUMS FOR SCHOOLS, AFFORDABLE HOUSING October 26, 2016 Chapel Hill, NC: Nearly 20 community organizations have endorsed both Orange County bond referendums for schools and affordable housing. "It's critical for our students and families that both these bonds pass so that we can get started repairing and renovating our ...read more
    Categories: Advocate
    Tuesday, September 20, 2016
    MEDIA ADVISORY FOR Sunday, September 25 through Tuesday, September 27   For more information, contact: Kristen Smith, (919) 740-8046, ksmith@carolinachamber.org Margot Lester, (323) 314-3735, margot@thewordfactory.com  Leaders from Chapel Hill, NC and University of North Carolina Travel to Boulder and Denver, Colorado for Inter-City Visit   Community and business leaders from the greater ...read more
    Categories: Connect, Partnership for a Sustainable Community, Advocate, Event
    Tuesday, July 26, 2016
    The Chamber’s Partnership for a Sustainable Community will host an Inter-City Visit and Leadership Conference in Boulder, Colorado, Sept. 25-28, 2016.  The purpose of the visit is to convene leaders of the greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro community to learn from the experiences of another community, to better understand the assets and opportunities of our own region, and to build relationships among ...read more
    Categories: Connect, Partnership for a Sustainable Community, Advocate, Event
    Tuesday, January 05, 2016
    MEDIA ADVISORY FOR Tuesday, January 26, 2016   For more information contact: Kristen Smith, (919) 357-9988, ksmith@carolinachamber.org    Former UNC System President Tom Ross Will Keynote the Chamber’s Annual Meeting   Former UNC system president Tom Ross will serve as the keynote speaker for the Chamber’s Annual Meeting presented by Bank of North Carolina and Europa Center.     WHO: ...read more
    Categories: Advocate, Event, Connect, Save Money
    Tuesday, June 23, 2015
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                           CONTACT: Kristen Smith June 23, 2015                                                                   (919) 357-9988                                                                                              ksmith@carolinachamber.org      LOCAL CHAMBER PUBLICATION WINS REGIONAL AND NATIONAL AWARDS   This year, the Chapel ...read more
    Categories: Advocate, Connect, Partnership for a Sustainable Community, Save Money
    Wednesday, October 22, 2014
    Chapel Hill, NC – The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will host the Orange County Development Briefing, 7:30-9:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 23 at The Top of the Hill’s Great Room in Chapel Hill.  Commercial and residential real estate professionals, planners and economic developers will present the latest trends about the local markets, new economic development initiatives, and the status of ...read more
    Categories: Advocate, Event
    Friday, September 19, 2014
    MEDIA ADVISORY FOR Sunday, September 21 through Tuesday, September 23   For more information, contact: Kristen Smith, (919) 740-8046, ksmith@carolinachamber.org Margot Lester, (323) 314-3735, margot@thewordfactory.com  Leaders from Chapel Hill, NC and University of North Carolina Travel to Athens-Clarke County for Inter-City Visit   Community and business leaders from the greater Chapel ...read more
    Categories: Advocate, Connect, Event, Partnership for a Sustainable Community
    Thursday, January 30, 2014
    The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce announced the 2013 Business of the Year award winners today at its Annual Meeting held at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.       The winners for each award are as follows: The 2013 Chair’s Award for Public-Private Partnership is awarded to Mark Chilton, former mayor of ...read more
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