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WGU North Carolina Announces New Scholarships for Essential Workers

By: tmalory | April 6, 2021

$3,000 scholarships established in appreciation of essential workers who served their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic WGU North Carolina, an affiliate of nonprofit online Western Governors University, has announced a new scholarship program specifically designed for essential workers. Valued at up to $3,000 each, the Essential Workers Scholarships were...

Don’t miss Big Night In for the Arts on March 11th on WRAL-TV

By: tmalory | March 4, 2021

Did you know that the arts in the Triangle create more than 31,000 full-time jobs and upwards of $850 million in total annual economic activity? With arts venues among the first to close and likely the last to reopen, the arts have suffered disproportionately from the destructive impact of...

Despite its abbreviated 2020 Calendar, DPAC again ranks among the nation’s top theaters

By: tmalory | January 11, 2021

PICTURED Durham Performing Arts Center While 2020 was a unique year for venues across the country, DPAC continues to be ranked among the top-ten theaters in America by three leading national publications that cover live entertainment events and venues. These rankings were based on the 54 events DPAC held...

Hersey Pharmacy Helps Members Slash their Medication Costs

By: ChamberMarketing | January 1, 2021

Hersey Pharmacy Helps Members Slash their Medication Costs Durham, NC – Hersey Pharmacy has announced today a plan to offer their members access to affordable prescription medications with savings upwards of 87% off retail. These savings are made possible by the SlashRx program and will be offered to members...

American Red Cross: Community Partners Needed to Help Save Lives

By: tmalory | November 30, 2020

The American Red Cross is seeking sponsors and locations to host critical blood drives. Blood donation is essential to ensuring the health of our communities, and volunteer donors are the only source of blood for those in need. It’s important to remember that blood is perishable and cannot be...

Duke Energy provides $1 million in grants to support 40 organizations focused on social justice, racial equity in North Carolina

By: ChamberMarketing | November 17, 2020

  40 organizations receive grants to reduce disparate outcomes, support training, policy and criminal justice reform CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Duke Energy today announced the recipients of $1 million in grants through the Duke Energy Foundation to nonprofit organizations committed to social justice and racial equity in North Carolina. $25,000...

Job Closed: Vice President of Economic Development

By: ChamberMarketing | November 17, 2020

  The Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce is a bold, dynamic organization that serves the needs of businesses, non-profits, and government agencies of all sizes.  Established in 1906, the Chamber has been an integral part of the Durham community for more than 100 years.  Through leadership and collaboration, the...

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...

We’re here to help you move forward

By: ChamberMarketing | October 2, 2020

    Our communities have been working hard to rebuild business as usual, and as exciting as the prospect of reopening is, we also recognize that plenty of uncertainties remain. Count on us to provide the tips, products and resources you need to help your business reopen as confidently...

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...

Streetlevel Media is Looking for a Sales Consultant

By: ChamberMarketing | September 23, 2020

    Sales Consultant (Durham, NC) We are targeting outgoing and self-motivated candidates who are passionate about sales.  The position of Sales Consultant is responsible for developing new business through prospecting and cold calling new leads. This is a closing role. This position is a great opportunity to continue...

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!...

Business Insight: A Look at Cree

By: ChamberMarketing | September 2, 2020

  Cree is proud of its North Carolina roots – the company started in a lab at NC State University more than 30 years ago – and calls Durham home to its global headquarters. Since its inception, the company has been innovating and delivering technology solutions that allow customers...

2020 First Responders and Community Champions Appreciation

By: tmalory | September 2, 2020

For the past 6 years, the Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce has been honored to host the First Responders Appreciation Breakfast at the Durham Convention Center. Unfortunately, due to the current pandemic, we are not able to hold this event in-person this year. Traditionally this community event is aimed...

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