Thursday, October 27th - 2022
Hillsborough Happenings, Volume 29


Join us for drinks, apps, and socializing during business after hours!

First round of beer/wine is on the chamber!

Throwback Thursday!
Last year, our members had so much fun dressing up in their favorite Halloween costumes! We encourage you to dress up again this year if you feel comfortable! We look forward to seeing you all on Thursday, October 27th, 5:30pm!
The Hillsborough/ Orange County Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome the following new members!

The Snow Approach Foundation

    Secure Insurance Services LLC

Hillsborough Cheer, Dance, & Gymnastics

Saltire Gallerie

We are very excited to share more information with you all about these businesses in the coming weeks! In the meantime, be sure to explore their websites!


WHUP Radio Station is currently having a fall fundraiser! If you wish to donate or learn more, visit their website!

The Orange County Historical Museum needs your help! If you have a collection that you wish to share, contact them today!

This Friday (October 28th) is the season finale of the makers market hosted by the Hillsborough Arts Council! They encourage you to wear your favorite costume and enjoy the makers market one more time before it closes for the season. Additionally, there will be merchant trick-or-treating from 3-6pm! So come out and spend the evening in downtown Hillsborough.
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!
  • Business After Hours - 10/27
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