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The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce recently awarded 16 local businesses with Golden Pineapple Awards at a ceremony held at the Chamber.

Golden Pineapple Awards are given quarterly to businesses nominated by their customers for providing consistent and exceptional customer service, according to Karen Sphar, executive vice president of the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce.

“Consistent and exceptional customer service is the foundation of a thriving small business” Sphar said.

Spring 2015 Golden Pineapple Award winners:

  • Service: Cooper Electric, High Tide Helicopters, Mellow Moods Massage & Wellness Spa, Port City Design Group, River Run Pack & Ship and Yeah Right Charters
  • Professionals: Dosher Memorial Hospital Physical Therapy, First Citizens Bank Southport and River Road Animal Hospital
  • Retail: Artshak Studio & Gallery, Hope Harbor Home Hope Chest Thrift Store No. 3,  Lantana’s Gallery & Fine Gifts and Winey Bears
  • Dining: Tropical Smoothie Café
  • Nonprofits: Communities in Schools of Brunswick County and Town of St. James Community Center

The next Golden Pineapple nominations will be taken until July 31. Click here  or stop by the Chamber’s office,  nominate a business that provides exceptional customer service or stop by the Chamber’s office, 4433 Long Beach Road SE, Southport, and fill out a brief nomination form.