Thursday, November 3rd - 2022
Hillsborough Happenings, Volume 30


Please join us on the third Thursday of November and December for Business After Hours!  We look forward to seeing you at the Colonial Inn on Thursday, November, 17th from 5:30-7:00 pm.
Your first round of beer/wine is on the chamber!

The Hillsborough/ Orange County Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the following ribbon-cutting events! We hope that you will join us in celebrating our members

Please join us in welcoming the Snow Approach foundation with a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, November 8th at 4:30pm!  
The Snow Approach Foundation, Inc.’s mission is to provide educational and engagement opportunities that use the Snow Approach techniques to build and support a neurodiverse, inclusive community that adapts to changing brains. They specialize in dementia education and all our educational materials are from 40+ years of experience and research by Teepa Snow, a world-renowned dementia master educator and trainer.


Please join us in welcoming Big Spoon Roasters to Hillsborough! A ribbon-cutting celebration will be held on Saturday, November 12th from 1-4 pm
 location: Their warehouse (500 Meadowlands Drive Hillsborough).

Big Spoon Roasters makes handcrafted nut butters and snack bars from scratch with world-class ingredients in Hillsborough, NC. Big Spoon Roaster believes food should be delicious, nutritious, and good for all those involved, and they make every batch of nut butter and nut butter bars to order, creating the freshest possible product.

Please join us in welcoming Secure Insurance Services LLC on
Tuesday, November 15th at 4 pm for a ribbon cutting.
 location: in Unit E of 201 N 4th St. Mebane, NC 27302.

Budget-friendly health insurance options are within your reach! Secure Insurance Services makes finding quality health insurance as easy as shopping online. At Affordable Health Insurance Today, they help you find the best insurance options and narrow them down to find the best plan to fit your budget without compromising the quality of coverage.


Ribbon cuttings are just one of the many services the Hillsborough/ Orange County Chamber of Commerce offers for its members. If you are interested in having a ribbon cutting for your business or are interested in becoming a member, please contact us!



Flower Patch florist is having a holiday open house, perfect for decorating your home or office!
Enjoy scratch-off discount cards and door prizes!
Monday, November 7th-Friday, November 11th, 9:00-5:00, and Saturday, November 12th, 9:00-1:00! 

ServePro of South Durham is having its 3rd Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive! This year, SERVPRO SDOC's goal is to double their donations from last year (which was 5,000 lbs.) for the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina!
Keep an eye out for donation boxes at businesses near you, or reach out to them if you'd like to participate.

Community Partnerships 
Want to get more involved in your community? We have the perfect opportunity coming up!

The Hillsborough/Orange County Chamber of Commerce "Light up the Night" parade is scheduled for Sunday, December 4, and we need your help to make it a success! All ages are welcome to volunteer (14 and under need to be accompanied by an adult), we will need volunteers from 1:30 pm-6:30 pm (duration will vary). Volunteer tasks include lining up floats, answering questions, picking up litter at the end of the parade, coordinating entrances and exits, and other tasks as needed. If you are interested in assisting us, please click here. 

2022 Holiday Parade Information

  The Hillsborough Light Up the Night Holiday Parade is right around the corner and is the perfect way to get involved in your community! The parade will be held on December 4th, 2022 at 4 pm and applications are OPEN NOW!!!!!! Do not miss out on this hometown tradition, get ahead of the game and fill out your parade application today!
Pictured above is the newest addition to our float rentals, #29 Joy! This year the Hillsborough/Orange County Chamber of Commerce will have 5 float rentals available. 
The fee for the rental of a float is $575 for members and $850 for non-members. Floats are on a first come first serve basis. Please note that the registration fee for the parade is waived if a float is rented.
Reserve your float today!
Registration for Running with the Elves is open now! This is an easy 1 mile, downhill, themed run that is fun for all ages! Help us lead the parade on December 4th and register today!
  • Snow approach ribbon cutting - 11/8
  • Big Spoon Roasters ribbon cutting - 11/12
  • Secure Insurance Services ribbon cutting - 11/15
  •  Business After Hours - 11/17
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