The Chamber is currently offering members some effective advertising opportunities though our printed and digital Chamber Guide. We also are offering a brand new program on our website for Enhanced Listings and Banner Ads. Affordable and effective!
As you plan you marketing budget for next year please consider an ad in the 2016 Chamber Guide. We expect that this publication to continue to be the “go to” resource for relocation, visitors, residents, and businesses. The new guide will still have a variety of distribution points to get it out to the public and as always we mail it to every resident and business in Currituck County.
Last year we increased distribution and published 30,000 copies of the guide, an increase of 10,000 copies due to increased demand. We will publish 30,000 copies again this year. The response the last several years has been overwhelming.
To view the online version follow the link: 2015 Currituck & Northern Outer Banks Guide & Directory
For the details on the Chamber Guide click here: 2016 Rate Card
Maxamize your membership with our newest form of advertising. Upgrade your directory listed to the new enhanced listing.
To view the details for the ways you can advertise follow the link: Online directory advertising rate card
Call the office at 252-453-9497 with any questions.
The Currituck Chamber of Commerce Board of the Directors has named Michael Thompson of Dominion North Carolina Power to a Coast Council seat of the Board of Directors.
Michael Thompson is the principal liaison with the North Carolina General Assembly and Executive Branches for Dominion North Carolina Power. He is the lead contact for regulatory issues before the North Carolina Utilities Commission as well as local governments and economic development in northeastern North Carolina.
Mr. Thompson began his career with Dominion Customer Service in 1975 and then designed Retail and Wholesale Rates before moving into Government Affairs in 1985. He assumed his current position in January 1993.
Mr. Thompson serves on the boards of North Carolina State University’s College of Sciences and Advanced Energy. He joined the board of the Independent College Fund in 2004 and became Chairman in 2010. He also serves on the boards of the NC Aquarium Society and Coastal Studies Institute.
Mr. Thompson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from James Madison University. He is married to Deborah York, also a JMU graduate. They have two sons, one a graduate of JMU and the other from NCSU.
Becky Howard of Grandy joins the Currituck Chamber of Commerce, replacing outgoing Board Member Tameron Kugler. Becky studied Music Education at the College of the Albemarle in Elizabeth City, NC and taught at Moyock & Griggs Elementary School for 30 years. Skilled at non-profits fundraising and community outreach, Becky has also served as District Chairman for the North Carolina Democratic Party. She and her husband own and operate CA Howard and Associates Realty, opened in 1984.
Congratulations Becky, and welcome to the Currituck Chamber of Commerce!
21th Annual Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks
Come join Currituck County on the Fourth of July and watch the best fireworks on the Outer Banks! The 21st Annual Independence Day Celebration will take place at the Currituck Heritage Park in Corolla, a part of Currituck County. The fireworks will start at dusk at the event.
The Currituck County event includes local BBQ, pizza, and popcorn. A variety of activities, including a cornhole tournament, will be available for family members of all ages. The cornhole tournament begins at 6:30 p.m. The Tidewater Drive Band will be performing music for the evening. The band is a dance and party band, with eight members and a complete horn section. The Tidewater Drive Band performs for a variety of functions and has specializations in genres such as Disco and Motown as well as songs related to each performance and Top 40 songs.
Sponsored by the Currituck County Department of Travel and Tourism.
Admission and Parking are free. For additional details please visit ComeToOurBeach.com
If you plan to head down in the morning please be advised:
The Town of Duck will hold the 9th Annual 4th of July Parade on Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 9:00 a.m.
Please plan accordingly if you are travelling through the Town of Duck on the morning of July 4. Businesses are also asked to advise staff as well as delivery vehicles of the anticipated congestion. Traffic may be more congested than usual between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. The parade is expected to last for one hour and draw between 5,000-7,000 attendees.