October 25, 2011

DCCC Awarded $2.6 Million ~ Deliver High Skilled Training for High Wage Jobs!

DCCC, the Community College of Davidson and Davie Counties is one of the first community colleges in North Carolina to benefit from workforce development and training grants announced by the US Department of Labor and the US Department of Education. Preparing a Highly Skilled Workforce for Advanced Manufacturing, Healthcare and Bio-Tech Jobs The Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant Program (TAACCCT) will expand DCCC’s capacity to provide workers with the skills and credentials they need in today’s advanced manufacturing economy. This multi-year federally-funded grant will help DCCC place more people in high-quality jobs in fields ranging from […]
October 19, 2011

Get Ready to Feel Good about Shopping!

Shop Smarter, Spend Less, Save Time and Gas Great local deals help shoppers save time, money and gas while contributing to the local economy, creating jobs and supporting Davie County Schools. Support Davie County Schools From every deal purchased 10% goes straight back to your local community! Of that 10%, 5% goes to the local chamber of commerce and 5% goes to the local parent teacher groups at Davie County schools! So, Where Are The Deals? Here is a sampling of the Davie County Chamber Deals currently running on the Chamber Deals network.  Click on any of the deals below […]
October 18, 2011

Mrs. Lillie Mabe, Davie Farm Service and Avgol Nonwovens Receive 2011 Davie County Chamber of Commerce Awards at 42nd Annual Awards Banquet

The 2011 Davie County Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Gala was held at Davie County’s newest event destination ~ WinMock at Kinderton!  The evening began on The Terrace at 6:00 PM before moving to the upstairs loft and ballroom for supper and the 2011 Community Awards presentation. 42nd Annual Davie County Chamber of Commerce Awards Gala (Note: High resolution originals available here) Thank you to Kathy Miller & One Shot Photography for the use of these photos The 2011 Small Business of the Year Award was presented to Tom Brown of Davie Farm Service, The 2011 Business of the Year […]
October 10, 2011

Marketing Davie County & Our Region to the World! Piedmont Triad Partnership

The Piedmont Triad Partnership and the 13 local Economic Development organizations in the Piedmont Triad area of North Carolina have developed a new management structure for the regional marketing program. The Piedmont Triad Economic Developers Council has been established as an LLC, with its own board comprised of the local economic development offices, with Terry Bralley, President of the of Davie County Economic Development Commission, as their chairperson.  “The new structure gives all of the Economic Development offices a hand in developing a program of work to advance external marketing and prospect development for everyone in the region,” explained Bralley. […]
October 6, 2011

Davie County Economic Development Commission Receives Land Donation from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company

The Davie County Economic Development Commission (EDC) today announced that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company has donated approximately 360 acres of land in Davie County to the EDC. The land has a property tax value of $3.5 million. “R.J. Reynolds’ gift of this prime industrial site greatly enhances the Commission’s economic development opportunities and consequent job creation,” said Terry Bralley, president of the EDC. “This gift is especially important, given the present economic climate. This contribution represents what our EDC hopes will be a model for other substantial gifts of industrial sites. The EDC and all citizens of Davie County are […]
September 28, 2011

42nd Annual Chamber Awards Gala Event at WinMock at Kinderton ~ Tickets Still Available!

A Gala Event ~ The Tradition Continues The Davie County Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Gala has been a signature Davie County event since 1970.  The tradition continues on Thursday, October 6th and tickets are still available! WinMock at Kinderton For 2011, this gala event will be held at Davie County’s newest event destination ~ WInMock at Kinderton! Magnificent. Elegant. Unique. Historically significant.  All are terms that describe WinMock at Kinderton and yet no one adjective fully describes this amazing 1920’s barn turned special events and conference facility, the site of magnificent weddings, elegant social functions, and distinctive corporate events. […]
September 5, 2011

Labor Day ~ Moral and Spiritual Significance

Work ~ Value and Rewards A federal holiday since 1894, Labor Day celebrates the value of work and the rewards it brings.  Labor day also pays tribute to the strength and vitality of the American labor force and its contribution to America’s strength, freedom and political democracy. Work ~ Moral and Spiritual Significance In “The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism” Max Weber claimed in 1904 that worldly activities dedicated to economic gain are endowed with moral and spiritual significance. Labor Day Inspiration ~ Happy Labor Day! 
September 2, 2011

Dozens of Celebrity-Guest Golf Professionals Will Play in 14th Annual Tournament!

14th Annual Davie County Pro Scramble Golf Tournament ~ Monday, September 12! Area business leaders and other key members of the community will enjoy a round of golf with golf professionals from across the Carolinas on Monday, September 12th during the 14th annual Davie County Pro Scramble Golf Tournament at beautiful Oak Valley Golf Club! Get a Little Help from the Pros The Pros will be “celebrity guests” for the day and will be designated as team captains in the “Pro’s Choice” format.  Amateur golfers will enjoy an afternoon of fun competition … with a little help from the professionals. […]
August 31, 2011

Davie Community Foundation “Touchdowns for Education” Team Is Now Forming ~ Join Today!

Join the “Team” ~ War Eagles Football Homecoming Game The 2011 Touchdowns for Education Team will take the field on Friday, September 30th for the Homecoming Game against Reynolds High School! You can still become a member of the 2011 team! How It Works ~ $30,000 Raised for College Scholarships Businesses, groups, and individuals sign up to be part of the Team and agree to donate $100 to the Community Scholarship Fund at the Davie Community Foundation every time the War Eagles score a touchdown. Since 2007, businesses and individuals from across the county have joined the “Team” to raise […]