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                                                                                                                                 FEBRUARY 2006
   Chamber of Commerce
                                             Telephone 919-269-6320 / 815 North Arendell Avenue
                                                 P.O. Box 546, Zebulon, North Carolina 27597                NEWSLETTER
 of activities
February 8 at 8:00 am.—Zebulon
Area Committee of 100 meeting in
                                               February Business of Month
Chamber Board room.
February 14 at 12:00 pm—Zebulon
Chamber of Commerce Ambas-
sadors meeting at the Pizza Villa.
February 16—Business After Hours–
ActivePrint Associates, Inc., intro-
duces their new location and new gift
shop, 5:30 pm.–7:30 pm. 3009 B
Village Park Drive in Knightdale.
February 23—Open House and
Ribbon Cutting at Parrish Realty of
Wendell from 5:30 pm.–7:30 pm.
Drawing for Alaska cruise at 7 p.m.
March 2 at 4:00 pm.—Zebulon
Chamber of Commerce Board of
Directors meeting in Chamber Board

         Board of
   Lynne Carpenter, Guardian Care
  John Hanlon, First Citizens Bank         Nomaco, Inc. is Business of the Month for February 2006. Shown at the recognition ceremony are, left to right, Joe Taylor,
             Vice Chairman                 Chamber Director; Deanna Chambers, Executive Director; Ray Davis, Vice President of Sales and Marketing; Lynn Barbee,
 June Sanders, Eastern Wake News           Vice President of IT; Robert Johnston, Chamber Director; Julian Young, President of Nomaco; Thurwood Parrish, Chamber
                                           Director; and John Hanlon, Chamber Vice-Chair. Nomaco is an excellent corporate citizen of Zebulon where it established its
        Chad Cone, Nomacorc                headquarters. The firm manufactures polymer foam extrusions used in a variety of industries including home furnishing, trans-
  Chip Hawke, Hawke & Associates           portation, recreation, agriculture, toys, packaging, construction, marine, and OEM appliances. It operates three separate man-
   Debbie Hockaday. Scootworks             ufacturing facilities located in Zebulon, Tarboro, and Oklahoma. Founded by Marc Noel in 1979, it currently provides jobs for
 David Hughes, Hughes Design Group         500 full and part-time workers at its facilities.
 Laura Johnson. Bread of Life Books
       Robert Johnston, Allstate
    Phil Killette, Future Graphics
 Thurwood Parrish, Bradsher & Bunn
 Brandon Smith, East Wake Academy
Carnell Taylor, Second Wind Computers
 Joe Taylor, Taylor’s Variety Pick-Up
                                                                                      HURRY! HURRY!
                                           Get your raffle tickets while they last. The Zebulon and Wendell Chambers of Commerce are
                                           selling raffle tickets for their annual fundraiser cruise. This year we will journey to Alaska on
    Ambassadors                            the Norwegian Sun from May 27 through June 3, 2006. The winner of the drawing will receive
  Kelly Cecil         Barbara Morgan       a complete package for two on this exciting adventure! This value includes an inside cabin,
 Wendell Family        Edward Jones        airfare, and one night stay in Seattle for two! Raffle tickets will be sold at $25.00 each. Only
  Chiropractic        Jenny H. Ogus
                       Cruise Planners     300 tickets will be sold. Drawing will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, February 23, at Parrish
Annette Daniels
 Woman’s Club         Melanie Roache       Realty in Wendell..
                        Parrish Realty
  Justin Dunn
 Sun Trust Bank        Janice Saylor       Contact the Zebulon Chamber of Commerce 269-6320, Wendell Chamber of Commerce
                     Eye Care Associates   365-6318, an Ambassador, or Jenny at Cruise Planners 365-0800 to purchase raffle tickets.
Susan Faulkner         Gloria Turner
Allstate Insurance    Lynch & Howard
  Lisa Lamm
Future Graphics
                       Elaine Wester
                       Comfort Master         What programs & projects should the Chamber do
  Anne Liles
 Woman’s Club
                       Kim Williams
                      National Mortgage        this year? Call 269-6320 with your suggestions.
                      Comments by                                            Deanna’s Dialogue
      Lynne Carpenter                                                                       By Deanna Chambers
                                                                                                  Executive Director
                                                                              January was a very busy month and a great start for the 2006
                                                                         year—one ribbon cutting, two Business After Hours and one
     What an exciting start to the new year! I can hardly believe it     Annual Retreat. I wish Wendell Family Chiropractic the best of
is February already. Before you know it, we will be having the golf      luck at their new building location in Wendell. I would like to
tournament. Is there ever a time of the year that is not as busy as      thank Sights Unlimited, Inc., and Wendell Family Chiropractic for
the next?.                                                               hosting the Business After Hours in January. We had a great show-
     We are excited about the growth of the town and look forward        ing at each and were able to learn about their businesses and meet
to the growth of the Chamber as well. We had a great retreat with        members from neighboring Chambers of Commerce. If you have
a lot of new ideas and plans to continue doing the great things the      not attended any Business After Hours, we would love to see you
                         Chamber is involved with. We have plans         at our next one. It is great way to network with other people and
                         for many things that can involve everyone.      businesses in the community.
                         There are many avenues to market your                On January 19 from 5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., the Zebulon
                         business with the help of the Chamber.                                    Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
                             The Chamber is planning an all mem-                                   and Ambassadors met for our annual retreat
                         ber appreciation day in the summer. This                                  at East Wake Academy. Thank you to
                         will serve as our annual meeting for the                                  Chamber Director Brandon Smith and East
                         entire membership as well as a great way to                               Wake Academy for providing the facility.
                         meet and greet other businesses in the area.                              At the retreat we were able to plan our 2006
                         More details to follow soon.                                              events and improve them.
                             It has been three years since the last                                     One exciting upcoming event for 2006
printing of our membership directory. Work is underway for a new                                   will be the printing of a new directory. All
one to be printed this year. Be on the lookout for Deanna. She will                                Zebulon Chamber of Commerce members
be selling ads for what will be a great resource for all our mem-                                  will be listed in our directory. Please check
bers.                                                                    the website directory listing to be sure all of your information is
     The Chamber also will be taking requests for fundraising ideas      listed correctly. If I need to make changes to your directory listing,
for this year’s reverse raffle. It was such a great success last year    please contact me. I also will be selling ads for the directory. If you
that the board is looking for ideas for this year. If you know of a      would like to purchase an ad in the directory, please contact me. I
good cause, please submit it to Deanna and the Board will consid-        will have quarter page, half page, and full page ads available.
er it.                                                                        If you have not paid your 2006 Annual dues, please send them
     Our annual cruise is soon approaching as well. There are raf-       in. Only current Zebulon Chamber of Commerce members will be
fle tickets still available. For just $25 dollars you could win a        listed in the upcoming directory. With the expected growth in
cruise for two, airfare, and a night in a hotel. What a bargain!         Zebulon, it will be a great opportunity to advertise your business
     I’d like to remind everyone again this is your Chamber of           to new members of the community. Don’t miss out on this great
Commerce. If you have an idea that will enable the Chamber to            opportunity.
better serve you or other businesses, let us know. If you have an             February should be just as exciting as January. The calendar
idea for an event or fundraiser, let us know. We want the Chamber        has already started to fill up. If you want to schedule an event for
to be the best it can be for every member. We can’t serve you            the 2006 year, please contact me. There are many things that we
unless we know what you expect and want.                                 can do to help your business. We want your investment in the
                                                                         Chamber to return to you ten-fold. This will be accomplished by
   Have any empty toner cartridges?                                      your participation this year in Zebulon Chamber of Commerce
                                                                         activities. Take advantage of our website, our member-to-member
   The Zebulon Chamber of Commerce thanks everyone who has               advantage program, Business after Hours events, Breakfast and
   brought used toner cartridges to the Chamber. The Chamber has         Learn meetings, Community Expo, Golf Tournament, Litter
   joined Recycle Rewards in launching a laser toner and inkjet car-     Sweep, the Chamber directory, and many other opportunities for
   tridge collection. The project creates a non-dues revenue source
                                                                         promoting your business that will be available this year.
   for the Chamber without taxing members and staff.
   Currently, 98% of toner cartridges consumed in the business envi-
   ronment are trashed after initial use. These cartridges have value!                              M
                                                                                                  E-Mail Address!
   Recycle Rewards will work to build it as a revenue source for the       The Chamber uses the Internet for faster and better notifica-
   Chamber and we have already received funds from them, thanks to         tion to members of Chamber news and events. If you have
   those who have brought cartridges to the Chamber. Save your             not been receiving notification of events via e-mail, please
   toner cartridges and bring them to the Chamber, or call 269-6320,       contact the Chamber and notify Deanna of your current e-mail
   and we will be glad to pick them up.                                    address.

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                   Member-to-Member Advantage Program
Dear Chamber Member:
     Your Board of Directors is continually working to add value to your membership in the Zebulon Chamber of Commerce. The
Zebulon Chamber of Commerce has implemented the Member-to-Member Advantage Program. The purpose of this program is to
encourage our members to buy and use the services of other members. It provides another form of advertisement for your busi-
ness and is intended to help you continue to grow your business in the local community.
     We are inviting your business to be a contributor to this program by providing an incentive or discount to other chamber
members and their employees. An example of this would be 10% off a specific service or item. The Chamber will provide a yearly
updated list of participating businesses describing the services offered. This program is strictly voluntary. If you believe this would
work for your business and add to your bottom line, please complete the information below and fax it to 919-269-6350. You may
also mail it to the Chamber at P.O. Box 546, Zebulon, NC 27597.
     The Member-to-Member Advantage Program discounts are available to all Zebulon Chamber members. You do not have to
be a participating contributor to receive this discount.
                                                Deanna Chambers, Executive Director            Lynne Carpenter, President

Business Name: _____________________________________________________________________________________
Address: __________________________________________________________ Phone Number: ____________________
Contact Name: _______________________________________
Description of Special Offering: __________________________________________________________________________
Specification of promotion: _____________________________________________________________________________
I agree to participate in this program for one calendar year. If I am unable to continue the special offering, I will contact the
Chamber. I understand the Chamber assumes no liability for this program.
Signed: ___________________________________________________________ Date: ____________________________

If you have not signed up for our Member-To-Member Advantage                 Friedman’s Jewelers — 50% off all gold, 40% off all color stone, 20% off
Program, please let us help you promote your business and at the                  diamond solitary (No discounts on sale items)
same time offer a benefit to Chamber members. Below are some of              Future Graphics — 10% discount on all printing services
the Chamber members who have enrolled in the program along                   Hughes Design Group — 10% discount on stock plans & design fees
with the discount they are offering:                                         KidZone Learning Center — No registration fee
                                                                             Lady Dee’s Fashions — 15% off Women’s Fashions
Alvina Designs — 10% discount/book a show for $300, get 3 items at half      Lisa Dee’s Florist — 10% off local deliveries - non Holiday
      price                                                                  McLean’s Ole Time Café — 10% off cake order, $25 min.; 10% off any cater-
American Artworks — 10% off every $50 order                                       ing items
Austin Consulting — 10% off Web Design & Web Hosting                         Olde Heritage Builders — $500 in upgrades on pre sale or speculative
Auston Grove Apartments — $50 Administrative will be waived                       home
BB&T — No fee checking account with direct deposit                           Overtone Productions — 10% off 1st month’s lesson/recordings
BB&T (Knightdale) — No fee checking account with direct deposit              Faye Perry, LMBT, LLC — $5.00 off any session
Bread of Life Book & Gift Store — 10% discount on purchases except church    Scootworks — 10% discount on all products
      supplies                                                               Second Wind Computers — 10% off labor rate for computer repairs; 10%
The Carpet Barn — 10% off flooring (500 minimum)                                  off labor rate for any repair for chamber members
Comfort Master Heat & Air — 10% discount on a one-time service repair        SGF Health & Nutrition — 10% off entire line
      or $10 off a maintenance program                                       Sights Unlimited, Inc. — 10% transportation discount
Cruise Planners — $25 discount on 3 or 4 day cruises, $50 discount on 5      Southern States Mortgage — No application fee, appraisal fee, or credit report
      (or more) day cruises                                                       fee
Daniel Janitorial Service — 10% off your 1st cleaning                        Wellness Alternative — Complimentary, stress reducig magnetic black
David Collins Photography — 10% discount on photos                                rollout and wellness assessment and 10% produce discount
Edward Jones of Zebulon — Free financial review                              Wendell Family Chiropractic — Free initial spinal evaluation including 2
Eller Web Designs — 10% off signed contract price                                 spine x-rays if needed and one doctor’s consultation.
Endless Child Development Center — Free Registration                         Window Graphic, LLC — 10% of banners, vehicle lettering and magnets
Eye Care Associates — CVS discounts                                               and window grapics
Floor Styles & Interiors — 5–15% off carpet, vinyl & hardwoods (new & sale   Women’s Wellness Massage Therapy — $5.00 each Session
      items)                                                                 Zebulon Healthcare Center — 10% off for Chamber members with no
                                                                                  healthcare coverage

ZEBULON CHAMBER NEWSLETTER                                                                                                                PAGE THREE
  Business After Hours has fun and fellowship for everyone
                                                                                     In January, two joint Business After Hours were held with the
                                                                                 Knightdale, Wendell, and Zebulon Chambers of Commerce. Sights
                                                                                 Unlimited, Inc., hosted a Business After Hours on Tuesday, January 17.
                                                                                 Wendell Family Chiropractic hosted a Business After Hours on
                                                                                 Thursday, January 26. It was a great time to meet members from other
                                                                                 Chambers of Commerce and to learn about the services available at
                                                                                 each business.

                                                                                     If you would like to host a Business After Hours, please contact the
                                                                                 Zebulon Chamber of Commerce. It is a great opportunity to meet other
                                                                                 business professionals and to get the word out about your business!

                                                                                 Promote your business to other Chamber members!
                                                                                 Write a brief description of your business, when it
                                                                                 begun, what it does, and its goals for the future.
Sights Unlimited gave a warm welcome to attendees at Business After Hours.       Send it to the Chamber. Each month, a random
                                                                                             selection is made, and businesses are
                                                                                             featured in this newsletter. It’s easy. It’s
                                                                                             FREE! Send us a spotlight on your busi-
                                                                                             ness today.
                                                                                               E-mail address:
                                                                                               Fax number: 919-269-6350

                                                                                                  Chamber directory in the works!
                                                                                                  It’s been three years since the Chamber last pub-
                                                                                                  lished a directory of members, but it will be only
                                                                                                  months before a new directory is complete. Future
                                                                                                  Graphics has contracted to produce the director,
                                                                                                  and Chamber Executive Director Deanna Cham-
                                                                                                  bers will sell ads and edit the contents. Distribution
                                                                                                  will be to Chamber members, the Town of Zebulon,
                                                                                                  real estate sales firms, and newcomers and resi-
                                                                                                  dents who request copies.
     Wendell Family Chiropractic’s staff hosted a lively Business After Hours in Wendell.

                                                                                                           Ribbon cutting for new office
                                                                                                           of Wendell Family Chiropractic
                                                                                                           The Ribbon Cutting for Wendell Family
                                                                                                           Chiropractic Clinic was held on Thursday,
                                                                                                           January 12, at 1 p.m. The new office is locat-
                                                                                                           ed at 2825 Wendell Boulevard. Wendell, N.C.
                                                                                                           27591. Shown at the Ribbon Cutting Cere-
                                                                                                           mony are, left to right, Jennifer Bryan, Brissell
                                                                                                           Abad, Debbie Keith, Jennifer Williams, Dr.
                                                                                                           Ryan Williams, Kelly Cecil, Kristin Peele, Dr.
                                                                                                           Mark Vardy, Gill Cooper, Mary Mohn, and Ula
                                                                                                           Mae Life. Children are Ben Abad, Lemuel
                                                                                                           Vardy, and Brigston Vardy.

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             Member Renewals                                                                           New Members
404 Consulting                Freedom Federal Credit      Sierra Building Company,    Alliance Mortgage Group,          Fidelity & Trust Mortgage
9 Lyves Catering                   Union                      Inc.                    Inc.                              Attention: Susan Privette
A Ceramic Keepsake            Gay and Jackson,            Sights Unlimited, Inc.      Attention: Craig Fortier          3921 Sunset Ridge, Raleigh, NC 27607
A & B Carpet & Interiors           Attorneys              Silver Spring Apts.         806 N. Arendell Avenue            919-232-5151 fax 919-232-5141
ActivePrints Associates,      Geo Data Corp.              Smith Debnam Narron         P.O. Box 645, Zebulon, NC 27597   E-mail:
    Inc.                      GlaxoSmithKline                 Wyche Saintsing &       919-269-2820 fax 919-269-2823     Website:
Alford Mechanical, Inc.       Guardian Care                   Myers, L.L.P.           E-mail:   Category: Mortgage Company
                                                                                      Category: Mortgage Company
Allstate                      Hands on Physical           Smithfield’s Chicken 'N                                       Hospice of Wake County
American Marine & Sail             Therapy                    Bar-B-Q                 Eastern Wake                      Attention: Sloane Browning
    Supply, Inc.              Hedrick Insurance Agency    Spectra Builders, Inc.      Crimestoppers, Inc.               1300 St. Mary's St. 4th Floor
Anderson Homes                Hempstede Townhomes         State Employees Credit      Attention: Dr. Alan Price         Raleigh, NC 27605
Arby’s                        Heritage Baptist Church         Union                   PO Box 828, Wendell, NC 27591     Phone: 919-828-0890
Austin Consulting             Hi-Cone Division Illinois   Steel Dynamics              Phone: 365-CRIME                  E-mail:
Auson Grove Apartments             Tool Works, Inc        Steel Magnolias Garden      Category: Non-profit              Website:
Automax                       Howard, Perry & Walston         Club                                                      Category: Hospice & Home Care
Avon & Debbie Privette        Hughes Design Group, Inc.   Stocks Engineering, P.A.
Awards’ Express               J & M Chevrolet             Strickland's Funeral Home
Barrett & Collins, D.D.S.,    J. Michael Weeks            Taylor’s Variety Pic-Up
Barrie S. Davis
                              Jerry Gower Construction
                              Johnny Watson Builders,
                                                          The Biker Barn, Inc.
                                                          The Carpet Barn
                                                                                                    Member Spotlight
BB&T                               Inc.                   The Wendell Depot, Inc.
Bell South, Inc.              K.A.M. Tool & Die, Inc.     Time Warner Cable
Beulah Christian Baptist      Kenneth Banks, M.D.         Town of Zebulon                          Fidelity & Trust Mortgage
    Church                    Kentucky Fried              United Arts Council of
Blount                             Chicken/Taco Bell          Raleigh & Wake Co.          At Fidelity and Trust Mortgage, we want your business. We
Boys & Girls Club             Leith Auto Park East        United Cerebral Palsy       work every day to earn your trust and to service your clients in a
Bradsher & Bunn, Ins.         L. Harold Poole Funeral     Universal Chevrolet         way that you will want to work with us again and again.
Bread of Life Book & Gift          Home Service           US Foodservice
    Store                     Liberty Alliance Federal    US Postal Service               Your success depends on the satisfactory completion of your
Brookshire Homes                   Credit Union           Wake County Solid Waste     sales transactions and your subsequent repeat clients and their
C. Blake Lewis Construction   Little River Corp.              Management              referrals. Our success also depends on the satisfactory completion
Calvin Pippin                 Lynch & Howard              Wake Education              of these transactions and your future referrals to us.
Camelot Chiropractic          M.L. Hagwood Agency             Partnership
    Centre, Inc.              Massey Funeral Home         Wake Electric Membership
                                                                                          In order to meet the needs of your clients, Fidelity and Trust
Carolina Mini Storage of      Massey’s School of          Wake Enterprises            Mortgage offers a full spectrum of mortgage products. These
    Wendell                        Dance                  Wakefield Nursery &         range from excellent programs for first time homebuyers to 100%
Carolina Mudcats              McLean’s Ole Time Café          Landscaping             financing options for either investors or owner-occupant pur-
Chase Staffing                McLeod Security Systems     Wakelon Heights             chasers. We will use our experience to help your buyers make
Chris' Greenhouse &           National Mortgage               Community Watch
    Garden Center             N.C. Farm Bureau            Wakelon Internal Medicine   informed decisions when selecting the programs that fit them best.
Comfort Master Heating             Insurance Co.          Walker Auto Store               We believe that we are “Building Relationships One Loan At
    & A/C, Inc.               Nomaco                      Waste Industries            A Time.” In order to do this, we provide personal service, efficient
Cruise Planners               Olde Heritage Builders      Wedgewood Muffler           processing, and timely follow up with both you and the borrowers.
Cutchins Plumbing, Inc.            & Realty               Wellness Alternative
                                                                                          Personally, I pledge to you my dedication and loyalty. I will
Diamond Builders              P & T Foods, Inc.dba        Wendell Eye Center
Diamond Enterprise Signs           Compare Foods          Wendell Family              take care of your business in a way that will reflect well on you.
Doyle Law Firm, PA            P. K. George, M.D.              Chiropractic               Cameron Chapman, Branch Manager, Senior Loan Officer
East Wake Academy             Parrish Realty              Wendy Perry
East Wake Chiropractic        Petway, Mills & Pearson,    Whitco, Inc.                   Office: 919-232-5151; fax: 919-232-5141; cell: 919-815-6319
East Wake Education                CPA                    Whiting Rental &               Email:
    Foundation, Inc.          Pilot Baptist Church            Investments, LLC           Suzie Privette, PR Coordinator
East Wake Hardwoods           Pilot PC                    Whitley Galleries
East Wake Hospital            Precious Children's         Zebulon Baptist Church         Office: 919-232-5151; fax: 919-232-5141; cell: 919-272-1422
Eastern NC Medical                 Depot, Inc.            Zebulon County Club            Email:
    Group, PLLC               Progress Energy             Zebulon Dental Care            Website:
Eastern Regional Center       Prudential Financial        Zebulon Drug
Eastern Wake News                  Services               Zebulon Family Medicine
Eastern Wake EMS, Inc.        PSNC Energy                 Zebulon Healthcare
Edward Jones, Inc.            Raybran Builders, LLC           Center, P.A.            Alaska Cruise
Enterprise Rent-A-Car         RBC Centura                 Zebulon Lions Club          We still have cabins available on the Norwegian Cruise Line’s
Eye Care Associates           Red Star Oil Company        Zebulon Pawn
Fargo Cattle Company          Rolesville Furniture        Zebulon Public Library      Norwegian Sun 7-day Alaska Cruise sailing May 27 through June
Faye Finch Perry, LMBT,       S. T. Wooten                Zebulon Rotary Club         3. Come join the Chamber of Commerce on this once-in-a-lifetime
    LLC                       Scootworks, Inc.            Zebulon Shrine Club         adventure. Call Deanna at the Zebulon Chamber of Commerce,
Five County Mini-Storage      Second Wind Computers       Zebulon Woman’s Club        269-6320, or Jenny Ogus at Cruise Planners, 365-0800, for more
Floor Styles & Interiors

ZEBULON CHAMBER NEWSLETTER                                                                                                                     PAGE FIVE
Minutes: February 2006 Board meeting
   The Board of Directors met at 4 p.m. on      that Shirley Forsythe was hired for the part- directory committee for approval.
February 2, 2006. The following were pres-      time position in the DMV. Shirley will fill in Community Involvement /
ent for the meeting: Chairman Lynne             for the two full-time employees during Education /
Carpenter, Chad Cone, Chuck Corbett,            vacation and sick leave. She started training Government–Legislative
Barrie Davis, John Hanlon, David Hughes,        on February 6.                                     Lynne Carpenter and Deanna Chambers
Robert Johnston, Phil Killette, Thurwood        Networking                                     attended the Wake County Chambers of
Parrish, Derek Pruitt, June Sanders,
                                                    Deanna Chambers informed the Board Commerce Leadership meeting in Raleigh
Brandon Smith, Carnell Taylor, Joe Taylor,
                                                that the next Business After Hours will be on January 12.
and Deanna Chambers.
                                                hosted by ActivePrint on February 16 from          The Board discussed the issue of spon-
   The meeting was called to order by
                                                5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Parrish Realty of soring a community group or organization in
Chairman Lynne Carpenter. The minutes of
                                                Wendell will have an Open House and need. It was decided that Deanna will run an
the January meeting were approved on
                                                Ribbon Cutting on February 23 from 5:30 ad on the Chamber page of the Eastern Wake
motion made by Carnell Taylor, seconded
                                                p.m. until 7 p.m. Parrish Realty of Wendell News inviting requests. Deanna will report
by Derek Pruitt.
                                                has agreed to let the Wendell and Zebulon these requests back to the Board.
Executive Director Update                       Chambers of Commerce have their Alaska Upcoming meetings
    Deanna Chambers presented to the            cruise raffle drawing at 7 p.m. at the event.
                                                                                                   February 6 at 7:30 p.m. - Town Meeting
Board a list of new members, expired mem-           Deanna Chambers presented the Board
                                                                                                   February 8 at 8 a.m. - Zebulon Area
bers and members who have not renewed           with ideas for the upcoming “Breakfast and
                                                                                               Committee of 100 meeting
their dues for 2006. A profit and loss state-   Learn.” She will gather more information
                                                                                                   February 9 at 12 noon - Regional
ment was also presented to the Board.           and report back to the Board.
                                                                                               Transportation Alliance Meeting
Nomaco was selected as Business of the          Business Promotion /                               February 14 at 12 noon - Ambassador's
Month for February on motion by                 Advertising                                    Meeting
Thurwood Parrish, seconded by Derek
                                                    The Chamber directory was discussed at         February 16 at 12 noon - Wake Regional
    Deanna will present the Board with a        length. A motion was made by Joe Taylor Education Roundtable
                                                and seconded by Thurwood Parrish for               Meeting adjourned at 5:05 p.m.
current list of all Zebulon Chamber of
                                                Future Graphics to print the 8½"x11"                 Respectfully submitted,
Commerce members at the next Board
                                                Directory and for Deanna Chambers to sell               Lynne Carpenter, Chairman
                                                the directory ads and receive a 10% com-                Deanna Chambers, Exec. Director
    Chuck Corbett updated the Board on the
building leases. Allstate’s rental contract     mission. Future Graphic will help with ad
will be up for renewal in May. Chuck will
prepare a renewal contract and present it to
                                                design and layout. If additional help is need-
                                                ed for gathering ad design information, the          The Meaning
                                                Zebulon Chamber of Commerce Ambassa-                      To love is to share life together
Allstate.                                                                                                to build special plans just for two
                                                dors will be solicited.                                         to work side by side
Human Resources                                     A list of directory ad prices was present-               and then smile with pride
   Deanna Chambers informed the Board           ed to the Board. This list will go before the          as one by one, dreams all come true.
                                                                                                         To love is to help and encourage
                                                                                                      with smiles and sincere words of praise
                                                                                                                 to take time to share
    Zebulon Chamber of Commerce                                             Presorted
                                                                         First Class Mail
                                                                                                                   to listen and care
                                                                                                            in tender, affectionate ways.
                  Post Office Box 546                                     U.S. Postage
                                                                                                        To love is to have someone special
             Zebulon, North Carolina 27597                                   PAID                        one who you can always depend
                                                                          Zebulon, NC
                                                                                                           to be there through the years
                                                                           Permit #13
                                                                                                             sharing laughter and tears
                                                                                                           as a partner, a lover, a friend.
                                                                                                       To love is to make special memories
                                                                                                           of moments you love to recall
                                                                                                                of all the good things
                                                                                                               that sharing life brings
                                                                                                             love is the greatest of all.
                                                                                                           I've learned the full meaning
                                                                                                               of sharing and caring
                                                                                                       and having my dreams all come true;
                                                                                                           I've learned the full meaning
                                                                                                                   of being in love
                                                                                                          by being and loving with you.
                        Designed and edited by Davis Design.
                                                                                                                  —Kellie Spehn
   Printed and mailed as a service to the Zebulon Chamber by FUTURE GRAPHICS.

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