News: October 2015

Sun shines on MAC’s ‘Down East Military Fun Day’

The Chamber’s Military Affairs Committee presented its annual “Down East Military Fun Day” October 9 under sunny weather on Harkers Island and at Cape Lookout National  Seashore. “By all accounts it was a very successful event,” said MAC Chair David Heath of the Town of Newport.  “Our objective is always to show our military friends … read more

Message from the President

Chamber Board opposes exploration for oil & gas and seismic blasting The Board of Directors of the Carteret County Chamber of Commerce voted September 5 to formally oppose the exploration and drilling for oil and natural gas in the Atlantic Ocean off of the North Carolina coast. Although the Chamber Board advocates residential, business and commercial … read more

Chamber presents Skilled Trades Professional Awards

Each year since 2005, the Carteret County Chamber of Commerce has saluted men and women in the county who “work with their hands and their heads” to make things better. They are the “Skilled Trades Professionals of the Year.” The 2015 award winners are Sherman Walton of Carteret Health Care in Morehead City and Mary … read more

Nominations invited for major awards

The Chamber is now accepting nominations for two of its major awards – the Arnold Murray Small Business Person of the Year Award and for the Joan Huss Pulley Award for Public Service. Separate nomination forms are required and are now available with an easy download – The Arnold Murray Small Business Person of Year … read more