Chamber Happenings!

Chamber News

 

Ribbon Cuttings this week!

 

Thursday, June 20th at 10 am

Tuscany New York Pizzeria

1808-1810 N. Pine Street

Lumberton, NC

 

Friday, June 21st 10am

Mind Body Wellness Center

2604 N. Elm Street

Lumberton, NC

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**The 2025-2029 Chamber Business Directory and Buyer’s Guide will be published this year. We mailed each member a letter asking for any changes on contact, email, or address changes. Please call the Chamber with any changes at 910-739-4750 or email us at Lumbertonchamber@bellsouth.net as soon as possible.

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Attention Chamber Members!

Chamber Members….if your business has a Facebook page,

Instagram page, X (Twitter) or any other social media platform,

please send the information to trendinginrobeson@gmail.com.

We are wanting to share positive news regarding a community champion, event or opportunity. The Image Committee is working to

promote “ALL THINGS GOOD” in Robeson County and this is an excellent way to get the word out! Website is lumbertonchamber.com,

FB page Trending In Robeson

 

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The Chamber Newsletter “needs” you!!

The Robesonian needs advertisers for the Chamber newsletter

at $115.00 a month. You can choose to advertise

each month or on a monthly basis!

The Newsletter is inserted in the

Robesonian newspaper, Robesonian online,

Chamber website and Facebook page.

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Community Events

 

Alive After 5

Thursday, June 20th

Historic Downtown Lumberton

Dick Taylor Plaza 111 E. 3rd Street

Showtime-Thursday 6:00 – 8:30 pm

The Pink Slips Band

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Family 4th Celebration

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2024 Lumberton Sr. High School

Free Entry- Doors open at 7pm

Glorybound Quartet, All Veteran Parachute Jump Team,

Firework Show at 9:30, Face Painting, Inflatables, Brenda’s Food Truck and Sunset Slush of Lumberton

 

Entertainment

 

Carolina Civic Center Historic Theatre www.carolinaciviccenter.com or call 910-738-4339

Givens Performing Arts Center www.uncp.edu/gpac

or call 910-521-6361

Southeastern NC Ag Center-Home /Facebook

NCDA&CS Markets Division-Southeastern NC Ag Center-Events Calendar (ncagr.gov) or call 910-348-6140

NC Cooperative Extension Classes and Events- robeson.ces.ncsu.edu

 

Cindy S. Kern

Lumberton Area Chamber of Commerce

Lumbertonchamber.com

910-739-4750

Lumberton Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors

Lumberton Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors

 

The Lumberton Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors held their March meeting at Graphic Packaging International.  The group was treated to a delicious breakfast and joined by Phil Sterling, Plant Manager and his staff.  Phil then shared information on the plant and then took the group a most informative tour.  Thank you Phil!

Chamber Happenings!

Chamber News

Ribbon Cutting

Friday, June 21st 10am

Mind Body Wellness Center

2604 N. Elm Street

Lumberton, NC

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The 2025-2029 Chamber Business Directory and Buyer’s Guide will be published this year. We mailed each member a letter asking for any changes on contact, email, or address changes. Please call the Chamber with any changes at 910-739-4750 or email us at Lumbertonchamber@bellsouth.net as soon as possible.

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Attention Chamber Members!

Chamber Members….if your business has a Facebook page,

Instagram page, X (Twitter) or any other social media platform,

please send the information to trendinginrobeson@gmail.com.

We are wanting to share positive news regarding a community champion, event or opportunity. The Image Committee is working to

promote “ALL THINGS GOOD” in Robeson County and this is an excellent way to get the word out! Website is lumbertonchamber.com,

FB page Trending In Robeson

 

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The Chamber Newsletter “needs” you!!

The Robesonian needs advertisers for the Chamber newsletter

at $115.00 a month. You can choose to advertise

each month or on a monthly basis!

The Newsletter is inserted in the

Robesonian newspaper, Robesonian online,

Chamber website and Facebook page.

_________________________________________

 

Community Events

 

Alive After 5

Thursday, June 6th

Historic Downtown Lumberton

Dick Taylor Plaza 111 E. 3rd Street

Showtime-Thursday 6:00 – 8:30 pm

Beach Fever Band

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Family 4th Celebration

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2024 Lumberton Sr. High School

Free Entry- Doors open at 7pm

Glorybound Quartet, All Veteran Parachute Jump Team,

Firework Show at 9:30, Face Painting, Inflatables, Brenda’s Food Truck and Sunset Slush of Lumberton

 

Entertainment

 

Carolina Civic Center Historic Theatre www.carolinaciviccenter.com or call 910-738-4339

Givens Performing Arts Center www.uncp.edu/gpac

or call 910-521-6361

Southeastern NC Ag Center-Home /Facebook

NCDA&CS Markets Division-Southeastern NC Ag Center-Events Calendar (ncagr.gov) or call 910-348-6140

NC Cooperative Extension Classes and Events- robeson.ces.ncsu.edu

 

Cindy S. Kern

Lumberton Area Chamber of Commerce

Lumbertonchamber.com

910-739-4750

Lumberton Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors

Winning Team

The winning team First Bank of Lumberton with a score of 55.  L to R  Suzanne Abbott, Tournament Chair, Hanna Luckett, Adrian Lowery, Debbie Branyon, Chamber Chair, Bruce Mullis and Brian Haymore.

Lumberton Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors

Gala Event – Passing the Gavel

 

Pictured is past Chairperson Jennifer Stephenson of Speech Pathology Services of Robeson, Inc. passing the gavel to the 2024 Chairperson Debbie Branyon, Branch Manager/Vice President of First Bank in Lumberton at the Chamber Gala recently. Chamber Gala a Success The annual Chairman’s Gala sponsored by the Lumberton Area Chamber of Commerce was held on January 26th at Adelio’s Restaurant. The event room at Adelio’s was transformed into an elegant dining/dancing/networking venue. The beautiful arrangements were sponsored by Flowers By Billy and The Secret Garden. This spectacular event brought support from numerous businesses with corporate tables. Over 150 attended this night of celebration that recognized Chamber members, businesses and individuals who have impacted our community over the last year. The gavel was passed this year from Past-Chairperson, Jennifer Stephenson, owner of Speech Pathology Services of Robeson, Inc. to the new Chairperson, Debbie Branyon. Branch Manager/Vice-President of First Bank in Lumberton. She stated “the event was great with numerous Chamber supporters in attendance and I am looking forward to an exceptional year”! Cindy Kern, Executive Director of the Chamber stated, “The event was an incredible success and one to be remembered”. Highlights of the evening was the recognition of retiring Board Members, newly elected Board members and our many dedicated volunteers. The Gala also allowed time to meet and network with other Chamber members in a relaxed atmosphere. Retiring board members are: John Franklin, John Hendren, Dr. Phillip Stephens, Josh Jackson, Allen Elks, Suzanne Abbott and Bebe Wright-Williams. The newly elected Chamber Board members are Tito Massol-Centerwell Home Health, James Bass-UNCP Givens Performing Arts, Eric West, Attorney, Dwight Gane-Pine Crest Golf Club, Jennifer Hickman-Flo-Tite, Inc./Max-Seal, Mark Peterson-Robeson Pediatrics, P.A., Latricia Freeman-Southeastern Life Center and Libby Davis-Jernigan’s. Committee Chairs for 2024 are: Membership/Ambassadors-Beth Hunt, Special Events-Scotty Thompson, Golf Chairman-Suzanne Abbott, Education-Merle Summers, Travel/Tourism-Angela Sumner, Community Development-Sarah Beth Ward, Legislative-Bo Biggs, Chaplain-Jay Britt, Image Committee-Suzanne Abbott and Agriculture-Miles Mercer. The Chamber Ambassadors were also recognized for their support. Following those introductions, Suzanne Abbott of Abbott Insurance Services, LLC was presented with the Spirit Award for 2023. Suzanne is Finance Chair for the Lumberton Christmas Parade and The Chamber Golf Classic. Her work ethic is exceptional and she is dedicated to making each of these events successful. She is also Chair of the Image committee. The evening of celebration concluded with guests continuing to enjoy delicious food and entertainment by the well-known band of Gary Lowder & Smokin’ Hot. The dance floor stayed busy until the band stopped playing. Because of the support of our Chamber Members and volunteers, I am so proud to say WE ARE A VIBRANT CHAMBER! The best is yet to come.