Attention Chamber Members!

***The Chamber News & Bulletin is also going to print in November. If you would like to advertise in this publication please contact Vada, Dyana or Becca.
 
***The 2019 Lumberton Christmas Parade can be viewed on the Lumberton Area Chamber of commerce FB page and on our website lumbertonchamber.com. We hope you enjoy! We are hopeful for an exceptional 2021.
 
 
COMMUNITY REMINDERS
 
Robeson County Partnership for Children is holding
“Under the Big Top an Online Auction November 18th at 9am and closing on
November 21 at 9pm
To register go to http://rcpc2020.ggo.bid
 
Fur-Ever Home Animal Rescue Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser
Friday, November 20th at West Lumberton Baptist Church
Lunch 11am -2pm Dinner 4-6pm
$7 spaghetti, bread and dessert
Drive -thru Service Delivery and pre-order available… Call 910-785-0021
 
“Every Breath Counts”COPD 5K Virtual Run & Awareness Walk-a-Thon
Walk-a-Thon: November 1-30, 2020
 
Online Registration: https://runsignup.com/everybreathcounts
For additional information call (910)671-5583 or email at foundation@southeasternhealth.org
 
 
Check out the Count On Me NC Safety Campaign. It is an effort by Visit NC & the NCR & LA to help travelers feel safe coming to our community. There is already a media blitz
being done by Visit NC through various media, ie: print, digital, TV and others to help promote and encourage consumers and businesses to participate.
Go to www.countonme.org for more information.
Lumberton Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic – 2020

Lumberton Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic – 2020

The Lumberton Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic was held September 24th at Fairmont Golf Club.  It was a great day for the 108 players in the field.  The Chamber would like to thank the many Sponsors and Super Sponsors for the tournament.  A big thank you to Outback Steakhouse, Pepsi Bottling Ventures, Healy Wholesale, Nissan of Lumberton and Fairmont Golf Club. Also a big thank you to the volunteers…Finance Committee Chair-Suzanne Abbott, Maureen Metzger and Judy Garner.  Volunteers on tournament day were-Suzanne & BoBo Abbott, Rebekah Lowery, Bob Fisher, Cheryl Page, Rhonda Lowe, Jennifer Stephenson and Megan Locklear.   First place team with a score of 53 was Campbell’s Used Cars.  Pictured l to right Suzanne Abbott, Tournament Chair,  Alan Campbell, Kyle Covington, Roy Williamson, Mike Chuchez and Bryan Britt, Chamber Chair.

2nd place Team Village Inn Seafood & BBQ/The Meat Store with a score of 54 from a playoff hole. Pictured l to r are Suzanne Abbott, Tournament Chair, Tim Bell, Pete Skirpkas, Buddy Ivey, Donald Stone, Dewey Stone and Bryan Britt, Chamber Chair

 

3rd place the Waterboys with a of 54 from a playoff hole.  Pictured from Suzanne Abbott, Tournament Chair, Nick Dial, Greg Dial and June Locklear and Bryan Britt, Chamber Chair.   Missing from photo was Ryan Chavis.

Chamber Happenings!

The Lumberton Area Chamber of Commerce will be producing a new Chamber Business Directory and Buyer’s Guide (Chamber Directory) this year. Please contact us with any address, contact or email changes so that it will be correct in the new directory.
 
Community Events
 
18th Annual John P. Williamson Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit the Robeson County Humane Society is Saturday, August 1, 2020 at Pine Crest Golf Club. For more information call Dwight Gane @ (910)738-6541.
 
Stay Safe!
 
 
 
REMINDER: MARK YOUR CALENDARS
The Chamber Golf Classic has been re-scheduled to Thursday, September 24th at Fairmont Golf Club.
 
 
Cindy S. Kern
Lumberton Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic – 2020

RCC webinars Reminder!

The Small Business Center of Robeson Community College will be offering the following webinars in the month of July:

 

Tuesday, July 7, 6:30-8:30 pm, “Getting Started in a Food Business” by Annette Dunlap

Tuesday, July 14, 6:30-8:30 pm, “Buying and Renting Your Own property” by Dennis Watts

Wednesday, July 15, 6:30-8:30 pm, “The Best Small Business to Start Right Now” by Mike Collins

Tuesday, July 21, 6:30-8:30 pm, “The Business of Self-Publishing” by Annette Dunlap

Wednesday, July 22, 6:30-8:30 pm, “I Didn’t Sign Up For This!  Dealing With Constant Change in the Workplace” by Mike Collins

 

All webinars are FREE and open to the public.  To register for our webinars, please click on this link:  https://www.ncsbc.net/Events.aspx?mode=4&area=Alamance+County&zip=&miles=25&center=75420&topicnum=0&days=360&sort=M&layout=0

 

Know of a business affected negatively by the COVID-19 virus?  The Reboot, Recover, Rebuild (R3) Program provides free assistance by specialized and experienced business counselors.  The attached flyer list some, but not all, of the areas in which businesses can be assisted.  To apply for counseling under this program, please click in this link:  https://www.ncsbc.net/reg.aspx?mode=counsel&center=75420&subloc=0

Lumberton Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic – 2020

Volunteer of the Year

Mickey Gregory presents Richard Monroe “Volunteer of the Year” for his amazing leadership of the Chamber Image Committee.