Chamber Connections The Newsletter of the Greater Wallace Chamber of Commerce ‘Your Business is Our Business’ Wallace Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors President Davis Carr First Vice President Curt Simpson October 2015 Trick or Treat Street Main St. • Wallace Saturday • October 31 • 6 - 8:30 p.m. Second Vice President Marlane Carcopo Treasurer Teyaka Pickett Executive Director Lou Powell Annual Golf Chair Bill Cook Bookkeeper Jim Cavender, CPA Board Members Bridgett Evans Maria Likens Cindy Merritt Steve Paes Matt Robinson Mike Sprinkle Newsletter Editor Marlane Carcopo 910-285-7151 [email protected] Greater Wallace Chamber of Commerce PO Box 427 Wallace, NC 28466 Phone: 910-285-4044 wallacechamber.com Line up your tents on Main Street and get your spaces early because they will go quickly this year! Vendors and Businesses interested in this event contact: Captain Morgan Wallace Police Department 910·285·4136 or Spaces are FREE for all Vendors and Businesses that have a FREE Treat for the kiddies that night!! Sponsored by the Wallace Police Department Thursday, Oct 8 12-1pm, before the monthly meeting at the Mad Boar Sponsored by Realo Drugs Thursday, Oct 22 1-6pm, at the Depot. Sponsored by Walgreens OPEN HOUSE Vocational Rehabilitaion Please join us at our Open House Thursday • October 8 • 9-12 and learn how we can help staff your business with quality employees! Vocational Rehabilitation 94 Magnolia Extension Phone: 910-296-0049 Yvonne Cano We’ve Moved! Cavenders Accounting Effective September 1, 2015, Cavenders Accounting has moved to 224 East Main Street (the Graham Phillips, Attorney & Mary Susan Phillips, Attorney, office). Our telephone number and fax number will remain the same. Our new physical address is 224 East Main Street, Wallace, NC 28466, and our new mailing address is: PO Box 267, Wallace, NC 28466-0267 Phone: 910-285-7523 Fax: 910-285-6012 PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW EMAIL ADDRESS: [email protected] gmail.com JSCC Career & College Fair October 22 • 11am-2 pm James Sprunt Community College, in partnership with the NC Works Career Center of DuplinCounty, would like to extend this invitation for your organization to participate in the JSCC Career & College Fair from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 22. The fair will take place inthe Duplin County Agricultural Center at 165 Agriculture Drive in Kenansville, NC. It will be a unique opportunity for your organization to recruit local talent from JSCC students as well as community members. The NC Mobile JobLink bus will be present to give applicants the opportunity to apply for jobs immediately onsite. Food trucks will also be available for lunch. Employer and college check-in will begin at 10:15 a.m. Local employers and colleges are welcome to host a table at the fair by registering in advanced. If you are interested in participating, please register online at http://www.jamessprunt.edu/ and clicking on the "Upcoming Career & College Fair" link. Should you have any questions,please do not hesitate to contact Mary Elizabeth Mcintosh at [email protected] or (910) 296-6003. Ribbon Cutting & Grand Reopening Greg and Kimi Rogers will host a Grand Reopening for IPM Computers and Ribbon Cutting for Legal Shield Tuesday, October 6 at 10 a.m. at their office located at 112 West Main St. IPM offers hardware and software solution and virus removal and firewall services, and Legal Shield offers legal services for a monthly contract fee. Welcome our New Members The Trading Co. of Rose Hill EWB Heating & Air Wally & Tweetie Short Eddie Bivens Hardware • Sporting Goods • Guns 112 E. Church St. • Rose Hill 910-289-3451 HVAC sales & service & Licensed electrical contractor Burgaw 910-232-3751 Customer APPRECIATION CELEBRATION October 17 6-9 pm FREE CONCERT Carolina Treat Band featuring Blair Mozingo FREE BOUNCY HOUSES FREE HOT DOGS & ICE CREAM while they last DRAWING for the 2015 Charitable Camaro Car Rafﬂe NO COOLERS • NO PETS Bill Carone CHEVROLET-BUICK-GMC /64t8"--"$& 910-285-7151 BillCaroneCars.com Festival of Trees A fundraiser for The Learning Station at the Wallace Train Depot Local businesses and organizations have decorated trees with ornaments that reﬂect the theme of their business or organization. The trees are displayed in the Wallace Depot. and will be open to the public during special holiday events. Visitors will have the opportunity to purchase tickets to vote for their favorite tree. Proceeds from the “votes” will beneﬁt the Learning Station at the Depot and the Model Train Room. Visit the Wallace Train Depot and enjoy themed trees decorated by local businesses & organizations. Purchase tickets and vote for your favorite tree! Christmas at Twilight November 21 • 1-7 pm Polar Express Fun Day & Craft Sale at the Depot December 5 • 10 am-4 pm Wallace Christmas Parade Hot Chocolate & Chili December 12 • 10 am-2 pm For additional information contact: Georgia Farrior- 910-470-4185 Susan Parks- 910-470-3993 Monthly Membership Meeting Thursday, October 8, 1:00 p.m. at the Mad Boar Speaker: Lee Woodard JSCC Samll Business Center 5 co-pay at lunch meetings $ 910-285-3215 The Duplin County Optimist Club recently donated a collection of school supplies for distribution to children at Wallace Elementary School. Backpacks, crayons, notebooks, pens and pencils and more were included. There is still a great need, so consider a contribution. Pictured; (l-r) School Social Worker Karen Levings, Optimist Club Secretary Lou Powell, Duplin Optimist Club President Andrew Farrior, Wallace Elementary School Principal Jay Parker.