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DECEMBER 2017

BRUNSCOBEAT LIGHTS! camera! action!

Annual Chairman's and Awards Gala Monday, January 8, 2018 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm Dress: Black & White

2018 BRUNSCO HAS IT! EXPO All of  your  business,  personal, home, and service needs in one place. Applications are available to  reserve  your spot at the best local business showcase in the area. Come to Sea Trail Resort on Saturday, February 3rd, 2018  10AM - 3 PM  and  see  everything  our  county  has  to  offer! Shop Small. Buy Local.

MEMBER SAVINGS!   Our program provides Chamber members unique business solutions and access to  group purchasing benefits on office  supplies  at Office Depot. Your Chamber takes advantage of  the  combined  buying  power  of this  $100m office  supply  program  to  provide  discounts to members  -  Savings  that  directly  benefit  your bottom line! 

The Online Guide provides a  stunning  visual  way  to  explore the products and services that our members have to offer. Geared towards the local area, tourists and those looking to relocate, this valuable marketing tool is INCLUDED in your Chamber Membership with  several  different  opportunities to  increase visibility  on  the  site and  promote your business and brand to a wider audience. 

10 Lesser-Known Places to Find Quality  Content.  Ugh.  Content  is the bane of our existence these days as marketers,  isn’t it? Even if you’re not officially a  marketer or have a  marketing  department, to get  found on  Google  you’re  expected  to  post high-quality  content.  Find  this  article under the Resources  Tab  when you login to your Member Only area on the Chamber Website.


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Being Brunswick gives a behind the scenes look at our local business community and the  jobs they do everyday. Messy, difficult, entertaining or creative, Being Brunswick covers it all. Each month features different businesses with host Shannon Viera documenting it all the way. 

Featured November Businesses: American Red Cross at West Brunswick High School  SEA TOW-Ocean Isle Beach

BEST FOR KIDS is a new literacy partnership with Brunswick County Schools and local community leaders to reach first graders in our schools. Register HERE for the volunteer information session and learn what we are doing to promote what’s BEST FOR KIDS.  

The Chamber Chicks are getting ready for the Annual Chairman's Awards Gala on January 8th. Listen in as they talk about the event and sing a little carpool karaoke.

Featured December Businesses: Brunswick Community College - HVAC & Welding Programs


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Brunswick Transit System What services does BTS offer? BTS provides non-emergency transportation services to the general public through our Dial-a-Ride program and to human service agency clients through contract services.

Who can ride?

Any resident of Brunswick County is eligible to ride with BTS. Some contract programs may have other stipulations depending on funding sources. BTS provides transportation for general purpose trips, shopping, medical trips, and most non-emergency trip destinations in Brunswick County. We also provide service into Wilmington on Tuesday and Thursday.

When can I ride? Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. You must be ready for your ride 2 hours before your appointment since pick-up times vary depending on the number of riders. When calling to schedule please have your pickup and destination addresses and appointment or drop-off times available.

How much does it cost? Fares are $3.00 and $5.00 one-way depending on the destination. When you call the transportation scheduler you will be given the correct fare for your scheduled trip. Tickets can also be purchased from the BTS office. To request transportation services, call the BTS office at (910) 253-7800 or toll-free at 877-754-2764 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Ambassadors are the liaisons between the Chamber and Brunswick County. Ambassadors welcome new businesses in the area, provide information on becoming a chamber member and check in with current members on an ongoing basis. These volunteers are an extension of the Chamber staff, supporting new and renewing members through active participation in the community. They are respected business professionals who champion the Chamber each and every day. Each month, we recognize an Ambassador who has shown unwavering support for our business community and the Chamber.

Ambassador of the year George Jacob The Printing Shoppe South Brunswick Magazine To find out more about the Ambassador Program, contact the Chamber at 910-754-6644


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Cool Breeze Heating & Air Tri-Chamber @ Brunswick Community College

Coastal Wine Room

The Fancy Flea Antique Mall

First Bank OIB

Blue Heron Gallery

Benchmark Physical Therapy Brunswick Health & Rehab Colonial Media & Entertainment/93.9 FM Frank Theaters Coastal Stadium 10 NC Guardian ad Litem Program Southshore Electric LLC State Employees Credit Union VFW Calabash Post #7288

At The Beach Chiropractic Health Center Atlantic Elite Crete & Landscapes Body Edge Fitness Solutions Coastal Engravers, Inc. Integrity Merchant Partners Intracoastal Realty Saturn Freight Systems, Inc. The Grillin' Crab

The Brunsco Beat - December 2017  
The Brunsco Beat - December 2017