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DPAC is Partnering with Inter-Faith Food Shuttle

By: tmalory | November 16, 2020

Join us to provide meals for those in need. Last spring, DPAC hosted it's first ever virtual food drive in response to the COVID-19 crisis. With the help and generosity of our community, we were able to raise enough funds to provide over 28,000 meals for Triangle families in need. In the spirit of...

Durham Children’s Initiative Holiday Zone

By: tmalory | November 12, 2020

Help Bring the Holidays Home to the Families, Children, and Youth of Durham! On Saturday, December 12, 2020, the Durham Children's Initiative (DCI) will host its annual Holiday Zone available to all families currently served by DCI. The event will be held at the DCI office (2101 Angier Ave.) at the...

Swiner Publishing Co. Virtual Writer’s Retreat

By: tmalory | October 1, 2020

Welcome to the first VIRTUAL Authors' Publishing and Branding Retreat! Come on in, get comfortable and get ready to take your book and brand to the next level.   DocSwiner, owner of Swiner Publishing Company and longtime Durham Chamber member, is a 6-time best-selling author, publisher and entrepreneur. On...

EFC’s 51st Anniversary HYBRID Golf Tournament

By: tmalory | September 14, 2020

Get ready - the 51st Annual Golf Tournament for Exchange Family Center is almost upon us! Did you know that by simply playing a round of golf, you can help children and families all over Durham County? It’s true! We’d love for you to hit the links with us!...

Push the Reset Button: 10 Reasons to Attend WellFest 2020

By: tmalory | August 6, 2020

Register today for WellFest 2020 – a virtual weekend focused on mental and physical wellness. In the early days of the coronavirus shutdown, we witnessed a spike in wellness motivation. But what happened to those people who were sharing their Sunday meal preps or latest yoga pose achievement on social media?...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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” -...

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