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News for Advocate

Thursday, May 17, 2018
Hosts most successful membership drive in the history of the Carolinas Chapel Hill, NC – The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce welcomes 217 new members while hosting the most successful membership drive in the history of the Carolinas.   “We are delighted to welcome more than 200 new members to the Chamber,” said Reagan Greene Pruitt, Chair of the Board of Directors for the Chapel ...read more
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Thursday, April 26, 2018
Primaries matter: The business community engages in the 2018 primary elections   CHAPEL HILL, NC: Orange County, NC is overwhelmingly one party, which means the winner of the May primary is often the winner of the November general election. Primaries matter. Today, to educate our members and the community, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce launched the (un)forum and candidate ...read more
Categories: 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, Advocate, Event
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
Monday, August 28, 2017
Like many Americans, we at the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce are saddened and alarmed by the recent events in our sister community of Charlottesville, Virginia.  In light of those events, we feel it appropriate to weigh in on an issue closer to home, UNC’s Silent Sam memorial to Confederate soldiers and our current community conversation on race and history.   Our Chamber of Commerce ...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, Advocate, Save Money, Connect
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: Advocate, Event, Connect, Partnership for a Sustainable Community
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: Advocate, Event, Connect, Partnership for a Sustainable Community
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
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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
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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
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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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