Dick Blouse

Interim President, Wilmington Chamber of Commerce
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Economic Development
Dec 19, 2016

A Year Of Transition And Collaboration

The Wilmington Chamber of Commerce has undergone a year of change and transition. Upon the retirement of long-time president Connie Majure-Rhett in May, I was asked to serve in an interim president ...

Financial
Oct 7, 2016

Why The Business Community Backs The Parks Bond

Wilmington is blessed with natural beauty, and our predecessors had the foresight to preserve and develop land for athletic competitions, recreational activities, family outings and simple escapes for ...

Economic Development
Aug 25, 2016

Be Cautious About The SUP Revisions You Support

Industrial employment has surged over the past five years, with the sector adding 855,000 new jobs in the United States, a 7.5 percent expansion, according to Forbes. But New Hanover County has str ...

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