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Friday, November 14 2014
The Fayetteville Regional Chamber is proud to announce it has been recognized as one of the 2014 recipients of the prestigious Carolinas Accredited Chamber designation. The Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (CACCE) honored eight chambers at their annual meeting: Asheville Area Chamber Fayetteville Regional Chamber Greater Lexington Chamber Greater Summerville/Dorchester ...read more
Categories: Official News Release
Wednesday, November 05 2014
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - Election Day 2014 has come and gone, and the local political landscape appears to be pretty similar, as only a small number of seats will be occupied by new faces. While statewide, we will see a new U.S. Senator in Thom Tillis, incumbents held strong in most Cumberland County and region related races. "We're excited to see such a great local turnout for a mid-term ...read more
Categories: Official News Release, Government Affairs
Thursday, July 24 2014
After five years in temporary quarters in Haymount, the Fayetteville Regional Chamber is moving back to Historic Downtown Fayetteville. Chamber officials announced today their intention to occupy the former grocery warehouse and woodworking shop at 159 Maxwell Street, at the corner of Maxwell and Russell Streets. The original building was built circa 1908 as the J.H. Culbreth and Co. warehouse. ...read more
Categories: Announcement, Official News Release
Thursday, July 17 2014
The Fayetteville Regional Chamber is pleased to announce a new program designed to help our members support the growing footprint of the Chamber mission, the 110 Partners. 110 Partners is designed to help the Chamber fund new and exciting programs that will enrich the business community and increase the economic viability of our region. "We're excited to launch the 110 Partners program ...read more
Categories: Announcement, Official News Release
Thursday, June 26 2014
The Economic Development Alliance of Fayetteville and Cumberland County, NC, with its member partners, the Fayetteville Regional Chamber, the City of Fayetteville, Fayetteville Public Works Commission and the County of Cumberland are proud to announce that Eaton Corp. is the winner of the 2014 Al Prewitt Economic Development Visionary Award. Eaton Corp. met all four criteria with their efforts ...read more
Categories: Official News Release
Friday, June 06 2014
PPA/APA Legends Diamond Jubilee Cup Pro-Am Celebrity To Raise Funds For CARE Clinic HOPE MILLS, N.C. - Greg Ward of Lawrenceville, Ga., the most decorated player in history, leads a cast of the sport's greatest players in the $10,000 Legends Diamond Jubilee Cup, scheduled June 21-22 at the Putt - Putt Fun Center here in celebration of the 60 th anniversary of the franchise system founded ...read more
Categories: Release for Others
Friday, June 06 2014
State budget in flux… Governor Pat McCrory kicked off the North Carolina General Assembly’s 2014 short session on May 14 th by publishing his Recommended Budget Adjustments. The Office of State Budget and Management explains the process : “North Carolina ’s constitution requires that the budget enacted by the general assembly be balanced and include two fiscal years, ...read more
Categories: Government Affairs
Thursday, June 05 2014
The Fayetteville Regional Chamber is pleased to announce the opening of our 2014-15 Leadership Fayetteville application period. Leadership Fayetteville is one of the oldest leadership program of its type in the state. Building on 30 years of experience Leadership Fayetteville 2014-15 is sure to provide an outstanding professional development and network building opportunities for our participants. ...read more
Categories: Official News Release, Announcement
Tuesday, May 13 2014
Due to a high demand for additional opportunities, the Fayetteville Regional Chamber will be postponing the 2014 EVOLVE Young Professionals Leadership Conference scheduled for May 16. The conference will be rescheduled for the fall. "When we put together the plan for EVOLVE, we did not anticipate just how valuable Continuing Education credits would be to many of the young professionals in our ...read more
Categories: Official News Release
Tuesday, May 13 2014
BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD OF NORTH CAROLINA BRINGING REGIONAL SERVICE CENTER WITH OVER 100 JOBS TO FAYETTEVILLE The Fayetteville Regional Chamber, in partnership with the Economic Development Alliance of Fayetteville-Cumberland County, is pleased to announce that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina will be locating a regional service center in Fayetteville. According to BCBSNC, the ...read more
Categories: Announcement, Official News Release
Tuesday, May 06 2014
Fayetteville was recently ranked as the fourth best mid-sized city for home buyers in the country. The ranking appears in the Movoto Blog; Movoto is a real estate research site and the Movoto Blog strives to make the home-buying process an easy and enjoyable experience. The Movoto Blog looked at 100 cities with a population between 126,000 and 211,000. The Movoto Blog ranked cities based on homes ...read more
Categories: Announcement, Rankings
Tuesday, May 06 2014
With an emphasis on serving the community and helping the less fortunate in our community, the Fayetteville Regional Chamber is proud to announce the success of our Leadership Fayetteville’s first annual “Week of Giving.” The Leadership Fayetteville adults donated over 40 hygiene kits and additional toiletries and $500 to the Care Clinic. Additionally, they gave out over 40 ...read more
Categories: Official News Release
Friday, February 28 2014
Register online here Do you have a young business (0-5 years old)? Join us for this opportunity to build your capacity to succeed. The Center for Emerging Business is offering a Business Development Academy. The first series of classes is the Emerging Business Series consisting of 6 in-depth classes. Classes will be taught by FSU Business Instructors as well as established business owners. For ...read more
Categories: Center for Emerging Business, Official News Release
Tuesday, January 21 2014
Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in America. Security breaches at major brand stores have littered the news lately. If you or someone in your family has their identity stolen, the consequences may go deeper than you think. With those consequences in mind, the Fayetteville Regional Chamber has proudly partnered with Identity Vault to offer our members and their families a ...read more
Categories: Announcement, Official News Release
Thursday, January 09 2014
Video surveillance has been the key to solving so many high-profile criminal cases. From Patty Hearst's bank robbery on a large scale, to Shaniya Davis back here at home. Video at the business solved the case. Those examples were shown vividly on the screen Thursday, as Kari Ellis, Forensic Video Technical Specialst for the Fayetteville Police Department spoke at the Crime Prevention Council ...read more
Categories: Center for Emerging Business, Official News Release
Wednesday, January 08 2014
CHAMBER WORKING WITH MAYOR TO IMPROVE PRO-BUSINESS ACTIONS FOR CITY OF FAYETTEVILLE; SPREAD WORD ABOUT STORMWATER FEE INCENTIVE PROGRAM Mayor Nat Robertson has acted to provide the following incentive to business with regard to the city's storm water policy. The Fayetteville Regional Chamber views this move as being in the interest of business and one that we believe will be the first of ...read more
Categories: Announcement, Official News Release
Thursday, December 12 2013
It's no national secret that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been nearly impossible for businesses and individuals to make heads or tails of. With nearly daily changes to the way it works and delays on when many of the provisions will go into effect, it's all the more confusing. The Fayetteville Regional Chamber hoped to start answering some of those questions for ...read more
Categories: Official News Release
Wednesday, November 13 2013
The Economic Development Alliance of Fayetteville and Cumberland County, NC - a division of the Fayetteville Regional Chamber - is pleased to announce that BOSH Global Services will expand its operations in Cumberland County. The decision, announced Wednesday by Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker, will add 32 new jobs and over $400,000 in investment over the ...read more
Categories: Announcement, Official News Release