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Southport Business Receive Golden Pineapple Awards

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Sep 12, 2017
The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce awarded 23 local businesses a Golden Pineapple Award at a ceremony recently held at the chamber. 

Golden Pineapple Awards are given quarterly to those businesses nominated by their customers for providing consistent and exceptional customer service, according to a press release from the chamber.

“Consistent and exceptional customer service is the foundation of a thriving small business,” said Karen Sphar, Executive Vice President of the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce.  

Summer 2017 Golden Pineapple Award Winners are (by category): 
  • Activities and Attractions: Southport Pilates and Yeah Right Charters
  • Retail: Burnishop.com, Cattail Cottage, Hope Chest Oak Island, Lantana’s Gallery & Fine Gifts, Post Fabrics & Interiors and Southport Cheese Shoppe
  • Professionals:  Collins Insurance, Teresa Carroll at Edward Jones, Ken White at Farm Bureau Insurance, Margaret Rudd & Associates, Inc., REALTORS, River Road Animal Hospital and US Health Advisors 
  • Services:  Carolina Solar Security, Cooper Electric, Port City Design, River Run Pack & Ship, Your Choice Family Health & Wellness and Ben Frazier at The State Port Pilot.
  • Dining:  K&S Gas & Grill, Pelican’s Snoballs, Southport Cheese Shoppe and The Grape & Ale
The next Golden Pineapple nominations will be taken by the chamber until Oct. 31. 
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