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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...

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....

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...

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...

DPS Foundation to deliver 6,000 meals every week to families during school closures

By: ChamberMarketing | April 2, 2020

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Magan Gonzales-Smith April 2, 2020 Email: ​magan@bullcityschools.org Phone: (919) 348-9139 The Durham Public Schools Foundation (DPS Foundation) is announcing an initiative to deliver prepared meals, produce, canned goods, books, and other supplies to 1,500 DPS families on a weekly basis for at least...

Durham County Stay-At-Home Order

By: ChamberMarketing | March 29, 2020

Durham County Stay-At-Home Order On Saturday, March 28, 2020, Chair of the Durham Board of County Commissioners Wendy Jacobs signed the Durham County Stay-At-Home Order in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic. The Durham County Stay-At-Home Order goes into effect at 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 29. The Order...

Durham Tech donates medical supplies to UNC Health, Duke Health to aid in COVID-19 efforts

By: ChamberMarketing | March 25, 2020

    (Durham, NC) – Durham Technical Community College donated medical supplies to UNC Health and Duke Health Wednesday to support the hospitals’ efforts pertaining to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The supplies consisted of bulk quantities of gowns, masks, protective eyewear, disposable gloves, and hand sanitizer, amounting in more...

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to North Carolina Small Businesses Economically Impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

By: ChamberMarketing | March 19, 2020

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to North Carolina Small Businesses Economically Impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to North Carolina small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza...

Chambers Connect to Make Voting Easy with the (un)forum 2020

By: bfox | February 13, 2020

Election day is Tuesday, March 3rd. Learn about candidates for County Commissioner with the (un)forum 2020! The (un)forum 2020 is a virtual candidate forum that makes voting much easier for the 200,000+ Chamber member employees who live and work throughout Chatham, Durham, and Orange Counties. “Our election ballots may...

Meet BOCC Candidate Regina Mays

By: bfox | February 13, 2020

Submitted in place of an (un)forum video of three things she will do to make Durham County a great place to start and grow a business. My name is Regina Mays and I am running for Durham County Board of Commissioners. I am a 18 year resident of Durham...

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...

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