Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce presents annual awards

By on January 28, 2023

(Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce)

The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Meeting & Awards Celebration on Jan. 26th at the Hilton Garden Inn in Kitty Hawk. This event highlighted the accomplishments and successes of 2022 and looked ahead to 2023.

2022 Chairman of the Board Myra Ladd-Bone (Atlantic Realty) gave a recap of the 2022 program year highlighting the accomplishments and successes of 2022. Outgoing Board members Susan Yan, Bambos Charalambous and Laura Ertle were recognized for their contributions to the Board of Directors.

Awards were presented as follows:
  • Members of the Year Sponsored by Outer Banks ACE: Dare County, Outer Banks Visitors Bureau, TowneBank/Towne Insurance, and The Outer Banks Hospital.
  • Business Partner in Education Award Sponsored by Vacasa: Publix at First Flight Square.
  • Community Business Partner of the Year Sponsored by East Albemarle District: Pigman’s Barbecue.
  • Community Business Impact Award Sponsored by NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island: Peak Resources.
  • Business Innovator of the Year Sponsored by the Small Business Center at COA: Sanctuary Vineyards.
  • Community Star Sponsored by Seaside Vacations: Lynn Jenkins, Community Care Clinic of Dare.
  • Chamber Volunteer of the Year Sponsored by Ocean sands K-9 Resort: Erica Powers, FNB.

The gavel was then passed to the 2023 Chairman of the Board, Jim Gilreath (Rose, Harrison, Gilreath & Powers, LLC) who gave a brief look into 2023. Chairman Gilreath also presented Outgoing Chairman of the Board Myra Ladd-Bone with a token of appreciation for her leadership over the past year.

The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce is the area’s largest business membership organization serving Currituck County, Dare County, and Ocracoke County.





Notice of Public Auction

The public will take notice that the Dare County Tourism Board, at its meeting of October 20, 2022, adopted Resolution 2022-5 authorizing the sale of surplus personal property by public auction.

Saturday, April 1, 2023.

6708 S. Croatan Highway

Nags Head, NC 27959

10am: Back of the House Auction – Complete Commercial Kitchen

Partial List: True refrigerators and coolers, Hatco drawer warmers, Hobart mixer, Vulcan, 6 & 10 burner gas ovens/stoves, Vulcan 2 basket gas fryer, Vulcan 2-door oven, stainless prep tables, DCS 6 burner LPAS range & oven, Hobart dishwasher, pots & pans & more.

2pm: Front of the House Auction – Selling Everything in the Building + Architectural Salvage by room

Partial List: Antique ships wheel chandelier, Nautical & pirate decor, sword & pistol displays, polyword tables & chairs, ship models, nautical lanterns, art, commercial bar equipment, tables and chairs, NC decoys, fish mounts, signal cannon, architectural salvage, Several bars, pirate bar & more.

Preview 3/31: 11 AM – 5 PM & Auction Day starting @ 9am
Online Absentee Bidding Catalog Closes: 3/31 @ 8pm
Catalog + Thousands of photos @ SSAOBX.HIBID.COM
Island Auction Co. (252)489-5513 – Jason P. Humphries, Auctioneer NCAL #8423
Visa / MC / Cash / Good Check – NC Sales Tax, 15% Buyers Premium

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