March 27, 2012

The Oldest Ophthalmic in North Carolina

We all know there are businesses that have been around for years, but how many are still run by the original family?  Rosenstein Vision Center is a fourth generation business!  In 1904, Dr. Nathan Rosenstein left New York to practice optometry in Durham.  He was issued the fourth license to … read more

March 21, 2012

How to post your event to the Member Calendar

We’ve received a few questions from members about how to post events to the Member Calendar. Well, check out these quick steps below to find out how!

  1. Go to the website:
  2. Click the Member Login tab on the right hand side of the screen (it’s in green)
  3. Login with
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March 20, 2012

5 Ways To Optimize Your Local Facebook Brand Page

With 25% of all internet time spent on Facebook, it is a powerful digital media marketing tool for local brands. It’s also a free word-of-mouth engine as conversation and sharing are at the heart of the platform.

With more than 675,000 adults in the Durham area currently using Facebook and … read more

March 15, 2012

We need your help!

As you may know, the Chamber is gearing up for the annual Economic Development Summit on April 18 and we need your assistance. We want to know what you think the next 10 years will be like for Durham’s economy. What industries will be key in our growth and development? … read more

March 14, 2012

Birth-to-Career Success

For the past 50+ years, American parents have encouraged their children to go to college, secure a degree in a professional career and land a good job with a good salary.

In the 21st century, college may help a young adult land a job … though, as many Gen Y’s … read more