May 25, 2016

NCWorks @ Work: Helping Businesses Find the Workers They Need

When Elite Metal Performance, LLC needed to find a talented new employee, it knew where to turn to for help – NCWorks. Elite Metal’s 11-person team specializes in making custom trailers, racing products, parts for biomedical companies, installing bailors and offering machine shop services. The business turned to the Centralina Workforce Development Board – a […]

Henderson Junior Women’s Club Spring Shopping Spree May 14th, 2016

Saturday in Downtown Henderson NC at McGregor Hall from 9am to 12pm Join us to kick start your Summer with all of your favorite products all in one place!! Mary KayLuLaRoeTupperwarePerfectly Posh Stella & Dot DoterraScentsyPersonalizeitNorwexKeep CollectivesRodan & FieldsThirty-OneTastefully Simple Hill’s Music Stone Art StudioPampered ChefDamsel in Defense Proceeds from vendor space rental will benefit […]

North Carolina’s Tourism Resource Assistance Center Offers Training in Downtown Henderson, NC June 9th, 2016

Tourism-related businesses in the Henderson/Vance County area – including the surrounding counties – will have an opportunity to work with Visit North Carolina staff to learn about its research, development and marketing services, and discuss best practices in reaching travelers, the media and increasing tourism visitation and spending. Visit North Carolina’s Tourism Resource Assistance Center […]

Chamber Ribbon Cutting – Faith Spa Essentials

A ribbon cutting was held on Friday, April 22nd for Faith Spa Essentials to celebrate the company’s membership with the Chamber and to showcase the business and all that it has to offer.  They were joined by friends, family and local dignitary to celebrate their opening.  All guests were treated to a tasteful treat and […]

The Governor and the Secretary of Commerce announce that over $2 Million total was awarded for Main Street projects this week

Governor Pat McCrory announced yesterday that the North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved 17 grant and loan requests totaling $4,905,420. The requests include commitments to create a total of 161 new jobs across the state. “Business-ready buildings and infrastructure set the stage for job growth,” said Governor McCrory.“These investments lay the groundwork for prosperity by […]

Chamber Ribbon Cutting – Staples

The Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce celebrated the 15-year anniversary of Staples with a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, April 20 at 10:00 a.m. at their 160 Dabney Road location.  “We greatly appreciate everything the chamber of commerce does for the Henderson community, and we’re pleased to help the members with the products and services they need […]

Golden LEAF Board Budgets $25 Million for Major Site Development

The Golden LEAF Foundation and the Rural Infrastructure Authority today announced details of their collaboration to provide funding to large industrial sites across North Carolina to reduce the time needed for development and increase their competitiveness for major projects with substantial job creation and private capital investment. At its April 6 meeting, the Golden LEAF […]

Chamber Ribbon Cutting – LimBionics

A ribbon cutting was held on Tuesday, March 22nd for LimBionics to celebrate the company’s membership with the Chamber and to showcase their new added location in Henderson and all that it has to offer.  They were joined by friends, local dignitaries and business owners to celebrate their opening.  All guests were treated to a […]

Main Street Champions Honored

Main Street Champions will be recognized for their commitment to downtown improvements and strong communities this morning during an awards breakfast in Goldsboro. Thirty-seven individuals will receive honors for their contributions in 2015. This year’s group of Main Street Champions brings the total number to 603 since Champions were first named in 1980 as part […]

New Vendors Sought for Vance County Regional Farmers Market

The Vance County Regional Farmers Market opens for the 2016 season on Saturday, April 16th, and new vendors are welcome. This first class facility, located at 210 Southpark Drive in Henderson, offers covered sales space, electricity and restrooms. A part-time Manager works to promote the market through various channels including traditional media, social media, signage, […]