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Cyreonix Offers Webinar Series on Cybersecurity Concerns

By: tmalory | July 6, 2020

The Durham Chamber has partnered with member Cyreonix to offer 5 week lunch-time webinar series, beginning on July 7, 2020. Each webinar begins at 12:00 p.m. This series is titled Business Security Technology in the New Normal:  Practices Practical for Protecting Your Business. Visit the links below to register...

Museum of Life and Science Offers Lab@Home Series

By: tmalory | July 1, 2020

The Lab: Real Science and Real Scientists Now in Your Own Home! How can you make plastic out of milk? What products in your home can clean up an oil spill? The Lab at the Museum of Life and Science is the place to learn how to answer these...

Policygenius Expands Executive Team With Key New Hire

By: ChamberMarketing | June 30, 2020

Google veteran Erik Garr joins growing Policygenius team as Vice President of Property and Casualty Operations DURHAM, N.C., June 30, 2020 — Leading online insurance marketplace Policygenius announced its first executive hire in its North Carolina headquarters today. Erik Garr, who established Google Fiber’s operation in Durham and was...

WGU North Carolina Offers up to $50,000 in Nurses Appreciation Scholarships

By: tmalory | May 20, 2020

Scholarships available to new and current nurses to further their education Durham, N.C. (May 18, 2020) – The World Health Organization has designated 2020 as the Year of the Nurse and Midwife in honor of the 200th birthday of Florence Nightingale. The American Nursing Association celebrates May as Nurses Month....

COVID-19-Related Resources for Durham Community

By: ChamberMarketing | March 22, 2020

  Updated on June 28, 2020 The Durham Chamber continues to work with local, regional, state, and federal governments and partners to help our community and businesses as the COVID-19 pandemic evolves. E-mail us with your questions or concerns. If we don’t have the answers to some of your...

Bee Downtown Introduces THE HIVE

By: tmalory | June 9, 2020

AT BEE DOWNTOWN… They install and maintain beehives on corporate campuses in urban areas to help rebuild healthy honey bee populations while simultaneously providing turn key year-round employee engagement and leadership development programming to their partners. Their unique approach to onsite leadership development, paired with continuous specialized engagement throughout...

Tips for Balancing Security and Productivity in Today’s Work-From-Home Environment

By: tmalory | June 1, 2020

Develop a Remote Work-From-Home Plan With the arrival of the global healthcare crisis, much of America’s workforce suddenly moved from the office to the home. Remote workplace has grown in popularity over the past few years; however, this overnight switch presents significant challenges, with a staggering number of people...

Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas take new steps to help customers, communities and employees in wake of COVID-19

By: ChamberMarketing | April 1, 2020

March 19, 2020 Will waive certain payment fees  $1.3 million donated to help COVID-19 relief  Some employees will receive cash payments to help offset virus-related expenses CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas today announced a comprehensive set of steps to help customers, communities and employees manage...

The Scrap Exchange: The Largest Reuse Center in the Country

By: tmalory | May 27, 2020

Art and reuse are at the core of what we do. From the very beginning in 1991, The Scrap Exchange has been a local destination for all types of artists, providing affordable and unique materials in an  environment catering to the creative spirit. The Scrap Exchange began by collecting...

Durham-based social impact group ReCity Network unveils online platform

By: tmalory | May 11, 2020

The Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce and ReCity Network have launched a new phase of their partnership that aims to increase the impact of non-profit leaders by connecting them with thought leaders, innovators, and change-makers beyond the Triangle. Founded in 2016, ReCity Network is Durham’s hub for social impact....

Chamber Member Offers Help for Business Owners as You “Reset and Restart”

By: tmalory | May 7, 2020

During the last few weeks, chamber member and 8 time business owner Todd Chalfin, of Forward Traction, has been doing private 90 minute Reset/Restart sessions with a number of local business owners and their key leaders.  Through these sessions, Todd has helped owners and their teams to step back...

Giving Tuesday Now is May 5

By: tmalory | May 1, 2020

Mobilizing the World Through Giving We believe that generosity has the power to unite and heal communities in good times and bad. A global threat like COVID-19 touches every person on the planet, and it presents an opportunity to come together as a global community. #GivingTuesdayNow is a new...

Community Partners Launch “Feeding Durham Together” Volunteer Portal

By: tmalory | April 30, 2020

Residents Can Sign Up to Support Area Food Relief Nonprofits During COVID-19 Durham County Government encourages local residents, 18 years and older, to sign up to pack meals, deliver food and perform other essential volunteer roles assisting local food distribution organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic. The County, with the...

Duke Energy Foundation donates $150,000 to help low-income customers in North Carolina pay energy bills during COVID-19 crisis

By: ChamberMarketing | April 17, 2020

    Approximately 600 households to receive support CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Duke Energy Foundation has announced a $150,000 donation to support low-income customers in North Carolina who are struggling to pay their utility bills during the COVID-19 crisis. The funds will be provided to approximately 600 households through...

Durham Launches New Small Business Resource Website

By: ChamberMarketing | April 8, 2020

For Immediate Release: April 7, 2020   Durham Launches New Small Business Resource Website DurhamBusiness360.com to Also Assist Small Businesses Seeking COVID-19 Resources DURHAM, N.C. – Small business owners looking to access resources to help them improve their Durham businesses can now find those resources in a new, all-in-one...