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Tips on What You Can Do to Help Small Businesses

By: tmalory | March 27, 2020

SMALL BUSINESSES NEED CUSTOMERS! TIPS TO SUPPORT THE LOCAL ECONOMY   Stay Healthy, Wash Your Hands Often, and Follow the NC Department of Health & Human Services Guidelines. Follow the Social Media Channels for Small Businesses in your Community. Connect Virtually with Small Businesses for Products and Services. Comment...

The ABCs of Preparing to Work Remote During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By: tmalory | March 24, 2020

The Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) creates enormous challenges for the employees of businesses and organizations of all types, sizes, and industries. The demand for social distancing will require many of us to adapt to working from home. Even those who already work from home will have to adjust to a...

Member Spotlight: U Dirty Dog

By: Raven Gibbs | December 4, 2019

We are the first and only complete selfwash dog spa in Durham NC! We are a small business that is locally owned and operated. We strive to provide an excellent experience for every pet parent as well as their fur-baby! We supply all of the necessary items and the...

Durham Chamber Helps Bring Online Insurance Powerhouse Headquarters Downtown to Occupy 555 Mangum Street

By: ChamberMarketing | November 18, 2019

Policygenius is set to occupy 555 Mangum in early 2020 The Durham Chamber played a key role in both working with Policygenius to open its second headquarters in Downtown Durham, and in the landmark development of 555 Mangum Street. The signing of the occupancy lease on October 31st between...

TOP TIPS TO GET READY FOR SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY®

By: ChamberMarketing | November 18, 2019

As an organization that serves local business—big and small, the Durham Chamber of Commerce is proud to join with American Express to support the 10th annual Small Business Saturday®, Nov 30th. Small Business Saturday was founded by American Express in 2010 to help strengthen local economies. It has since...

Durham Tech Early Childhood program adds new fast-track option

By: Raven Gibbs | November 12, 2019

PNC Foundation awards the college $17,500 to help provide stipends to students in the new pathway. (Durham, NC) – Students will now be able to earn their early childhood education associate’s degree in less time through a new fast-track pathway at Durham Technical Community College. While in the pilot...

Morgan Imports Marks 50 Years in Downtown Durham

By: tmalory | October 15, 2019

In an expression of thanks to the Durham Community and our loyal shoppers, the Morgan Imports Family invites you to join us for our 50th Anniversary Celebration, Saturday November 2 from 1:00 – 6:00 pm. Morgan Imports, Inc. has been a beloved Downtown Durham retail fixture since 1969. At...

Tails at Twilight

By: ChamberMarketing | September 27, 2019

Saturday, November 23, 2019, 6:00 PM Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, 3001 Cameron Boulevard, Durham, NC 27705 Tickets: $135 each www.APSofDurham.org/Tails-at-Twilight You are cordially invited to join us for an evening of spirited fun and generous giving to benefit the Animal Protection Society of Durham at our Tails...

The Moon is Coming to Durham: October 31 to November 3, 2019

By: ChamberMarketing | September 27, 2019

The Moon is Coming to Durham October 31 to November 3, 2019 Be a part of the once-in-a-lifetime, free community event featuring a mesmerizing and world-renowned touring installation. For the first time in North Carolina, a giant breathtaking spherical replica of the moon, with a diameter of nearly 23...

The Ultimate Recycle, With a Focus on Hospitality

By: ChamberMarketing | August 22, 2019

Bartlett Reserve, named after the founder of the city of Durham, Dr. Bartlett Durham, has created something very unique by brilliantly blending the old and the new. In November of 2012 the owners of Bartlett Reserve purchased the failing Highwood Suites property on Meredith Drive in Durham, with the...

Announcing TeachNC!

By: ChamberMarketing | August 16, 2019

We are thrilled to share that, for the first time ever, North Carolina has a unified, statewide teacher recruitment initiative that elevates the teaching profession and seeks to fill critical vacancies. At the August 14th meeting of the North Carolina Education Cabinet, education leaders and stakeholders gathered to celebrate...

DPAC Celebrates Successful 18/19 Season with Record Attendance and Sellouts

By: ChamberMarketing | July 11, 2019

Venue remains a nationally recognized theater in its eleventh year! DURHAM, N.C. – With a record-high attendance of 536,710 guests and a record-breaking 163 sellout performances, DPAC (Durham Performing Arts Center) celebrated the ending of a highly successful 2018 / 2019 season. In DPAC’s 11th season of operations under...

How to talk about Tough Issues of Race & Poverty, Bryan Stevenson’s True Justice Documentary & Why Frederick Douglass’ 1852 Speech is still being read today

By: ChamberMarketing | July 11, 2019

As we celebrated Independence Day over the weekend, a special reading of Frederick Douglass’s 1852 speech ‘What to the slave is the Fourth of July’ was read at Stagville Plantation in Durham, once one of the largest plantations in North Carolina that enslaved hundreds of people. Durham City Councilman...

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...