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.
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Since moving to Chapel Hill in 1970, Pat Evans has left her mark on the town in many ways, including the Carolina blue fire trucks and development of Meadowmont. In her long career of public service, Evans has served on the Chapel Hill Town Council, the Planning Board, the Tourism Board and Friends of the Downtown Chapel Hill — just to name a few. “I never saw myself running for council, but I always saw myself as a volunteer,” she said.
Gov. Bev Perdue approached the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce last month about opportunities for Chinese industries to invest in the area.
Billy Swann’s favorite part about coming to work every day is simply getting to do his job. He works as a janitor at the OE Enterprises building and at a consignment shop in Hillsborough.
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will host its annual State Legislative Briefing on Oct. 11.
Some big retail stores might be arriving in Chapel Hill soon as part of a new development project off Eubanks Road, near Interstate 40.
A familiar face was behind the bar at the Town Hall Grill in Southern Village Tuesday night.
As the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools district plans for a new elementary school, the growing gap in the number of students who receive free and reduced-price lunches between schools could impact redistricting plans.
A recent membership drive established the local chamber of commerce as the fastest growing in North Carolina. The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce added 285 new members between April 5 and April 7. The membership drive broke the state record for chamber membership events.
Employer retention and business regulation improvements are the top priorities in a plan by a local organization to improve the area’s business climate.For the first time, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce has released an official list of public policy goals for the next two years.
Orange County is looking at social enterprise as a possible solution for employing the homeless. A social enterprise program would provide employment opportunities for homeless people or those at risk of becoming homeless.
Residents, community leaders and business owners met at the Chapel Hill-Carborro Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting Tuesday to discuss how local businesses can positively impact future development of the area’s economy.