Topics: Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization that businesses in the area can join. It serves and advances the interests of those businesses and fosters a sustainable environment for them to thrive. It connects members with whatever they need to thrive and helps them save money.

The chamber itself has 10 staff members, and it is supported by community investors. It has a Board of Directors with 32 governing members.

Chamber of Commerce calls for removal of Silent Sam

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The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce released a statement on Aug. 28 that supported the recent requests for the removal of UNC’s confederate soldier statue, Silent Sam, and apologized for their past support of segregation before the Civil Rights Act was passed in 1964. 


Q & A with Katie Loovis

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Katie Loovis is the new Vice President for External Affairs in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce.


Margaret Spellings discusses higher education at Chamber of Commerce meeting

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Business leaders and elected officials of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro community reflected on the past year’s accomplishments at the annual Chamber of Commerce meeting Thursday morning.


Chamber of Commerce to honor local heroes in Carrboro-Chapel Hill

Each year, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce recognizes people who help make the towns a thriving community. 


Carrboro debates IFC community kitchen

A passionate debate ensued at the Board of Aldermen meeting on Tuesday over a proposed text amendment which would establish community kitchens as a permitted use in Carrboro.


Seven business leaders were inducted into the Business Hall of Fame

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Decorated with boutonnieres and enveloped in the company of colleagues, the business trailblazers of Chapel Hill and Carrboro were inducted into the Business Hall of Fame for their contributions Thursday night.


Eva’s Beauty Shop, a community spot for over 40 years

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The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will induct seven business leaders into its Hall of Fame on November 5. The Daily Tar Heel will feature each of these inductees. Eva Barnett, owner of Eva’s Beauty Shop, will be among those inducted.


Lake Hogan Farm praised for its 'agritourism'

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The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will induct seven business leaders into its Hall of Fame on Nov. 5. The Daily Tar Heel will feature each of these inductees. Three generations of the Hogan family, of Lake Hogan Farm, will be among those inducted.


Chamber of Commerce honors Eddie Mann, former Savings and Loan president

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The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will induct seven business leaders into its Hall of Fame on Nov. 5. The Daily Tar Heel will feature each of these inductees. Eddie Mann, former president of Orange Federal Savings and Loan, will be among those inducted.


Late barbershop owner inducted into Hall of Fame

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The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will induct seven business leaders into its Hall of Fame on Nov. 5. The Daily Tar Heel will profile each of these inductees. Stephen Edwards, founder of Midway Barber Shop, is among those to be inducted.


Chapel Hill, Carrboro celebrate excellent businesses

An awards night complete with red carpets, cocktail receptions and entertainment will celebrate Chapel Hill-Carrboro businesses on May 28, hosted by the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce.


Business community mourns Chris Derby

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Around town, Chris Derby was known as a successful Chapel Hill businessman who was always willing to give back. But at home, Chris Derby was known as “cool-rocking daddy.”


Chamber of Commerce inducts second class of business leaders into Hall of Fame

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Six businesses and their owners were enshrined forever in the town of Chapel Hill’s memory when the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce held its second annual Hall of Fame inductions on Thursday. 


Chamber of Commerce honors funeral home director Susie Weaver

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will induct six business leaders and families into its Hall of Fame on Thursday. The Daily Tar Heel will feature each of its inductees. Susie Weaver will be among those inducted.


Bynum Weaver to be honored with Hall of Fame induction

Bynum Weaver was a hard worker, the owner of a funeral home and grocery store and one of Chapel Hill’s most well-loved caretakers.


Chamber will honor founder of Chapel Hill radio station WCHL

“Nonstop Chapel Hill” might have been the slogan for local radio station WCHL, but the phrase is also descriptive of the station’s founder, Sandy McClamroch.


Chamber inducts businessman who 'started from scratch'

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Al Pons' Chapel Hill Tire Car Care Center made him one of the most respected business leaders in Chapel Hill, and 18 years after his death, his legacy continues.


Maple View Farm owner Bob Nutter enters business hall of fame

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will induct six business leaders and families into its Hall of Fame on Nov. 13. The Daily Tar Heel will feature each of its inductees. Bob Nutter will be among those inducted.


Real estate pioneer Eunice Brock honored by chamber

Eunice Brock didn’t want men telling her what to do, so she became the first woman in Chapel Hill to own a real estate company.


Maurice and Mary Julian will be honored locally in hall of fame

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When they met, he was a young Jewish boy from Massachusetts living in the southern part of heaven, and she was a Southern Baptist, Tar Heel born and bred.


Carrboro encourages social enterprise

The Town of Carrboro is using a government grant to encourage local business leaders and entrepreneurs to grow their organizations in a socially conscious way.


Heavner called by journalism, now a local broadcasting legend

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce honored 12 local business leaders at its inaugural Hall of Fame Nov. 13. The Daily Tar Heel will feature each of its inductees. Jim Heavner was inducted.


Rosemary Street’s Mama Dip earns business honor for restaurant

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The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will honor 12 local business leaders at its inaugural Hall of Fame Wednesday.


Chamber of Commerce to honor 12 local business leaders

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will honor 12 local business leaders and their families this year in its inaugural Hall of Fame. The Daily Tar Heel will feature each of the honorees in the weeks leading up to the Hall of Fame induction ceremony.


Big-box stores draw dollars outside of Orange County lines

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Chapel Hill might be home to the powerhouse UNC basketball team, but there are few places to buy a non-souvenir basketball in town.