Dick Blouse

Interim President, Wilmington Chamber of Commerce
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Economic Development
Dec 19, 2016

A Year Of Transition And Collaboration

The Wilmington Chamber of Commerce has undergone a year of change and transition. Upon the retirement of long-time president Connie Majure-Rhett in May, I was asked to serve in an interim president ...

Financial
Oct 7, 2016

Why The Business Community Backs The Parks Bond

Wilmington is blessed with natural beauty, and our predecessors had the foresight to preserve and develop land for athletic competitions, recreational activities, family outings and simple escapes for ...

Economic Development
Aug 25, 2016

Be Cautious About The SUP Revisions You Support

Industrial employment has surged over the past five years, with the sector adding 855,000 new jobs in the United States, a 7.5 percent expansion, according to Forbes. But New Hanover County has str ...

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Staff Reports - Sep 18, 2018

In Storm's Aftermath, Gas, Supplies Filter In

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Tips On What To Do Now For Storm Damage

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Downtown Recovery Ongoing, Flooding Still An Issue

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In The Current Issue

Love, Lydia Bakery Moves In

Lydia Clopton opened Love, Lydia in July at 1502 South Third St. The location was previously a home that was remodeled into the bakery....


State Releases Visitor Spending Data

Visitor spending increased in Pender County for 2017, with a growth rate that outpaced Brunswick and New Hanover counties, and even the stat...


Checklist Of Post-storm Resources

Hurricane Florence has left many homes and businesses in the area with damages that range from simple repairs to more complicated and time-c...

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2018 Power Breakfast - Dishing on the Restaurant Biz
2018 WilmingtonBiz Expo - Keynote Lunch with Eric Dinenberg, Rouse Properties
2017 Health Care Heroes