Week Events: Downtown business meeting, free seminars and shipping channel input
August 6, 2012By Staff Reports
Aug. 6: Wilmington’s Downtown Business Alliance will meet Aug. 6 at 6 p.m. at Chop’s Deli, 30 N. Front St. Discussion is slated to include city ordinances about buskers and food trucks, signage for the Market Street parking deck and late-night taxi parking on Front Street. Click here for more information.
Aug. 7-8: The small business center at CFCC will host a seminar on how to be a profitable artist Aug. 7 at 2 p.m. and another seminar about how to deliver high quality presentations Aug. 8 at 8:30 a.m. Both seminars will be held in the Health Science/Learning Resources Building, Room L 107 at 415 N 2nd St. Click here to register for the free workshops.
Aug. 7: Members of the public can share their opinions about the Wilmington Harbor Navigation Improvements Feasibility Study at a public meeting. The session, hosted by the Wilmington District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will take place from 4-6 p.m. at the Coastline Convention Center, Room D. The feasibility study will explore possible improvements to three areas of the existing navigation channel that pose problems for ships traveling in and out of the Port of Wilmington. These three areas are the entrance channel near Bald Head Island, the Battery Island turn and the anchorage/turning basin. Comments received at the public meeting as well as written comments will be considered during preparation of an environmental impact document. Written comments may be submitted at the meeting or can be mailed to Frank Yelverton, Environmental Resources Section, Wilmington District, USACE, 69 Darlington Ave., Wilmington, NC 28403-1343 or emailed to public affairs at SAWWEB-PAO@usace.army.mil.
Aug. 9: 101 Stone Chimney, located at 101 Stone Chimney Road in Brunswick County, will host a trade show at 4 p.m. and a “business after hours” networking event at 5:30 p.m. Click here for more information.