Keene & Associates Insurance Agency named 2018 Halloween Decorating Contest Winner

2018 Halloween Decorating Contest Winners

Congratulations to Keene & Associates Insurance Agency for winning the 2018 Halloween Decorating Contest.  They received a trophy and half off chamber membership up to $150.  The staff was very excited about the win and indicated “that everyone who participated did an outstanding job and are grateful to live in a town with such a fun sense of community.”

Part of the mission of the Four Oaks Chamber of Commerce is to provide opportunities for our members to connect with our community. Building a strong community is vital to the growth of businesses.  Every year hundreds of “trick or treaters” celebrate in Four Oaks.  We thought it would be fun for members to get into the spirit and decorate.  We achieved our goals and made Four Oaks Boo-tiful!

Many community members complimented the decorations and really enjoyed the creativity of all the participants.  Participants included, Four Oaks Town Hall, Ogi Designs, Darlene’s Cone Cave, Johnston Now, Tired Iron Classics, Sloan Communications and Keene & Associates Insurance Agency.  Thank you to the Judges, Theron Kammerer, Scentsy Independent Consultant and Bette Carpenter of Four Oaks Interiors.  Everyone looks forward to next year!

 

Four Oaks Chamber of Commerce Recognizes November Teachers Lead Recipient

The Four Oaks Chamber of Commerce and HomeTowne Realty are celebrating Mrs. Megan Lee Teachers Lead Four Oaks, Teacher of the Month recipient. Mrs. Lee was presented with a certificate of recognition as well as a bag of gifts from many of the Chamber member businesses including HomeTowne Realty.  The Four Oaks Chamber of Commerce is honored to recognize the lasting contributions made to the Four Oaks community by our teachers.  South Johnston High School shared as part of this nomination,

Robert John Meehan once wrote, “Every Child has a different learning style and pace.  Each child is unique, not only capable of learning but also capable of succeeding.” Megan Lee teaches her students to be successful in their very own learning style.  She always has a smile on her face and encourages her students to do their very best and to never give up.   The love she has for her students is evident in her every day teaching where she focuses on each individual child.  She is a mentor to not only her students, but also the faculty at South Johnston High School. Mrs. Lee has enabled her kids to have a voice and to be a part of the entire student body at South Johnston.

The Four Oaks Chamber of Commerce and HomeTowne Realty have partnered to present Teachers Lead Four Oaks, a monthly recognition for Four Oaks teachers.  Four Oaks teachers are a vital part of developing and leading our future workforce and future community leaders. The Four Oaks Chamber of Commerce recognizes teachers who motivate and inspire their students through their teaching practices and their commitment to the community

Welcome New Member, Freedom Plumbing Service, LLC

Freedom Plumbing Service, LLC offers all plumbing services including: Repair, Replace, Renovation, Maintenance for Residential and Commercial.  County water service, sewer, slow/clogged drains-sewers, water heaters (tank & tank-less), Filtration, Gas Pipping, Gas Logs.  Any plumbing that is needed.

Welcome to the Chamber of Commerce!  We look forward to working together to support the Four Oaks Community and local businesses and organizations!

Welcome New Member, Adams Homes AEC, LLC

In 1991, when Wayne Adams founded Adams Homes, he drew from more than a decade of real estate and residential construction experience to formulate the company’s core principles:

  • You’re only as good as the people with whom you surround yourself
  • Keep it simple
  •  Treat people as you would want to be treated

These core principles have enabled Adams Homes to become one of the largest, privately-held home builders in the country.

Adams Homes Mission

To deliver value to our customers through a straightforward approach to building quality new homes. An approach that creates a win-win outcome for all parties involved.

Adams Homes has 5 communities in Johnston County.  The Preserve, The Colonade and Johnson Place in Benson.  Bryerstone in Willow Spring and Morrison Manor in Angier.

Four Oaks Chamber of Commerce Recognizes October Teachers Lead Recipient

The Four Oaks Chamber of Commerce and HomeTowne Realty are celebrating Ms. Lindsey Dotzel Teachers Lead Four Oaks, Teacher of the Month recipient. Ms. Dotzel was presented with a certificate of recognition as well as a bag of gifts from many of the Chamber member businesses including HomeTowne Realty.  The Four Oaks Chamber of Commerce is honored to recognize the lasting contributions made to the Four Oaks community by our teachers.  South Johnston High School shared as part of this nomination,

“Lindsey Dotzel is that great teacher.  She has a gift to motivate and inspire students to want to read and learn more.  She transforms her classroom into a unique flexible learning environment by allowing her students to take ownership in what they read and how they learn.  Ms. Dotzel is one of those teachers you come across once in a great while.  She is popular with students, family and community.  Her students love her drive, enthusiasm and compassion.  Ms. Dotzel works to find each individual student’s unique learning style and what motivates them.  I am truly inspired by her vision and what she seeks for her students in and out of the classroom.”

The Four Oaks Chamber of Commerce and HomeTowne Realty have partnered to present Teachers Lead Four Oaks, a monthly recognition for Four Oaks teachers.  Four Oaks teachers are a vital part of developing and leading our future workforce and future community leaders. The Four Oaks Chamber of Commerce recognizes teachers who motivate and inspire their students through their teaching practices and their commitment to the community.

Four Oaks Chamber of Commerce Recognizes October Business of the Month

The Four Oaks Chamber of Commerce is celebrating Carly Fogleman Photography.  Carly Fogleman Photography was nominated for Business of the Month in recognition of her beautification and renovation efforts. Carly Fogleman, Owner, has made many improvements to her photography studio located at 206 N. Main Street.  She completely remodeled the studio by adding new furniture, a beautiful reception desk and a fresh coat of paint among a few other improvements.  Carly Fogleman Photography has had its Main Street studio open since 2016.  Her photography has been recognized in several publications.

The Four Oaks Chamber of Commerce is honored to recognize the lasting contributions made to the Four Oaks business community by Carly Fogleman Photography.  The Four Oaks Chamber of Commerce will recognize one-member business each month.  Nominations can be made at the Four Oaks Chamber of Commerce website, www.fouroakschamber.com.

Seeking Applicants

The Four Oaks Chamber is so excited about the exceptional growth this year and the continued success of our community events and programs.  We are reaching out to our membership to gather names of interested members who would like to join the Chamber Board of Directors for 2019.  A Board Member must be available to meet monthly, and regularly volunteer his/her time at events and programs.  The term is 3 years. Please email Joan Pritchett at [email protected]  and submit your name for consideration.

In addition, we will be accepting applications for the Four Oaks Chamber Ambassador Program.  The mission of this program is to secure Chamber Ambassadors who are dedicated to growing and promoting the chamber and our local businesses through community involvement, promotion, and education.  Being an Ambassador is one of the easiest and most enjoyable ways to increase visibility for you and your business through the relationships you will build with other members and through the recognition given to Ambassadors through out the year.  Please note that an Ambassador can be any employee in a member organization.  For full details of the program visit the Chamber Website at www.fouroakschamber.com . To submit your application for Ambassador please complete the form: https://goo.gl/forms/5rV0qsC2NAGVjNUL2.