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Archive: June 2019

Morgan Imports: More than Merchandise

By: ChamberMarketing | June 28, 2019

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN BUSINESS? We have been in business for 50 years. WHO/WHAT WAS THE INSPIRATION BEHIND YOUR BUSINESS? I wanted to go in business for myself. I loved creating spaces. I loved traveling to foreign places in the world. I loved interesting, unique, quality products...

Let’s get moving on transit

By: ChamberMarketing | June 27, 2019

The regional business community led a delegation of more than 60 Triangle-area leaders to Richmond, Alexandria, and Arlington, Virginia last week to visit and learn about many transit options. The goal for our visit was to inspire vision and action for accelerating enhanced transit in the western Triangle and...

Durham SmART Honored Today at Americans for the Arts Annual Convention in Minneapolis

By: ChamberMarketing | June 20, 2019

Durham SmART Program Corcoran Garage Art Banner Wrap Honored Today at Americans for the Arts Annual Convention in Minneapolis The First Public Art Installation of the Durham SmART Program is Selected for National Recognition Durham, NC -  June 14, 2019—Americans for the Arts today honored “Durham in Continuum” -...

Durham One Fund

By: ChamberMarketing | June 20, 2019

Partnering to respond to crisis The Triangle continues to recover in the aftermath of April’s gas explosion in downtown Durham. In an effort to respond to this devastating event and to rally generous support for the families impacted, we are proud to be a member of the Durham One...

Discover and Explore: Pompeii and Amalfi with The Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce

By: ChamberMarketing | June 14, 2019

Discover and explore Pompeii & Amalfi with The Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce! Highlights include round-trip scheduled airfare into Italy with six nights accomodation at a first class hotel in Sorrento. For only $3,049 per person, this is not a trip that you would want to miss! Departing October...

Have an Event? Smile & Style Photo Booths is a unique and fun way to liven it up!

By: ChamberMarketing | June 14, 2019

From weddings to Bat Mitzvahs, to bridal showers, these booths help create memories for years to come. The staff has been so busy, they’ve had to hire more employees to keep up with demand. Owners Miana and Cornell Richards II plan to purchase more photo booths in the next...

HuthPhoto: Telling Visual Stories Through Photography

By: ChamberMarketing | June 14, 2019

Very few people can tell the Durham story like Ken Huth of HuthPhoto. And even after 32 years in the photography business, Huthphoto always manages to tell the Durham and clients’ stories from different angles. Ken and his team have worked with clients like DPAC, Duke, YMCA of the...

What Space Would You Like TEW Design Studio to Transform?

By: ChamberMarketing | June 14, 2019

TEW Design Studio creates uplifting spaces that are visually inspiring and easy to live and work in. These interior designers can take any client’s idea—no matter how conservative or monochromatic and transform it into a vibrant space that exceeds that client’s expectations. To push herself and her designers to...

How About a Bowl of Kindness?

By: ChamberMarketing | June 12, 2019

Grateful, kindness and compassion. These are all tasty items on the menu at ZenFish, a Durham restaurant that serves sustainable, healthy and locally sourced food in an environment simmered in positive messages. ZenFish also caters to all dietary restrictions, making it an easy choice for dining. Owner, Janet says,...

A Beauty Education Evolution

By: ChamberMarketing | June 12, 2019

Elevate Salon Institute opened its first classes in January 2018 to focus on the next evolution of beauty education. Inspired by owner Terry Richardson’s successful career in the beauty industry and a desire to help others achieve the same, this beauty institute doesn’t just train the next generation of...

Lock Starz Salon is Serving a Great Demand in Our Community

By: ChamberMarketing | June 11, 2019

Typical hair salons may be a dime a dozen, great salons, fewer still. But salons that cater to African-American natural hair is hard to find. Meeting that need was the inspiration behind @LockStarz. This salon helps clients realize their hair care goals through specializing in maintenance and styling of...

APlus Test Prep turns test scores into scholarships

By: ChamberMarketing | June 11, 2019

APlus Test Prep has been in business for eight years, has served over 10,000 families across North Carolina, and has helped students earn over $6.5 million dollars in four-year scholarship offers. “We are proud of having started this business as a conversation at our kitchen table,” said Sheba Brown,...

The Victory Ride to Cure Cancer

By: ChamberMarketing | June 7, 2019

The V Foundation for Cancer Research’s Victory Ride to Cure Cancer, a one-day charity cycling event presented by Braswell Family Farms and benefiting the V Foundation, was held on May 18, 2019, at NC State University’s Centennial Campus. The event raised more than $230,000 through a dedicated group of...

RTA Leadership Briefing and Tour: June 20-21

By: tmalory | June 3, 2019

In partnership with the Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce and The Chamber for a Greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro Thursday, June 20 - Friday, June 21   Elected officials, transportation partners, along with business and community leaders will visit Richmond and northern Virginia this month to tour two bus rapid transit...