Stop by the Chamber offices to pick up your spiffy new Burke Chamber membership plaque. The Lucite plaque proudly shows the new Chamber logo and can be displayed on your desk, counter top or wall. The membership year will be changed out annually, to let your customers, colleagues and employees know that you are an […]

The Burke Manufacturers Executive Council (BMEC) recently visited the Siemens manufacturing facility in Charlotte to learn about its apprenticeship program. Several companies from the group are working to implement a similar program in Burke County in partnership with Western Piedmont Community College, Burke County Public Schools and Burke Development, Inc. After an in-depth tour of […]

Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) welcomes nominations from the community for the 2015 Outstanding Alumnus Award to be presented at the College’s spring graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 20. Made possible by the Western Piedmont Foundation, the award is an honor that provides recognition for exceptional achievement by former WPCC students and graduates. For an […]

The Burke Chamber has partnered with NC-based CPI Security to provide a customized security system for the Chamber offices. To introduce its services to Burke County, CPI is also making a special offer exclusively to Burke County Chamber business members.  “We are delighted to welcome CPI as one our newest members and, for the first time, to have […]

Burke County’s top networking event is just around the corner, and you’ll want to be there. It’s the Chamber’s 2015 Annual Meeting on Thursday, March 5, from 6:00-7:30 pm at CoMMA in Morganton. “Last year’s Annual Meeting generated quite a buzz in the business community, and this Nearly 200 Chamber members from businesses across Burke […]

Lake James State Park in Burke and McDowell counties has been named the North Carolina 2014 State Park of the Year by the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation. The park was chosen for its “exemplary contribution to the North Carolina state parks mission of stewardship, public service and education,” and specifically recognized for initiatives in […]

The Movoto Real Estate Blog has ranked Morganton 18 on its list of the safest cities in North Carolina, based on the newest FBI Uniform Crime Report. For the second years in a row, the Village of Pinehurst topped the rankings. Rankings were determined by dividing crimes into four categories: murders, violent crimes, property crimes and total crimes. […]