The Chamber likes to let you know about all the people we welcomed as new Lenoir County residents. The Kinston-Lenoir County Chamber Commerce and the Red Carpet Committee are pleased to introduce you to Rob and Stacy Bragg, Ty Johnson, Carla Zimmerman, Angela Brantley, Robin and Jonathan Jones and Stockton Brown.
The Red Carpet Committee loves to prove to our newcomers why Kinston and Lenoir County is a great place to call home. Each newcomer received a package filled with gift cards offering free or discounted services totally over $1,000 in value. The committee is preparing to launch the second phase of this great program in 2016. If you are a Chamber member business and would like to include a gift card in the welcome package, please contact Laura Lee Sylvester at 252-527-1131before December 18.
Rob and Stacy Bragg came to us from Huntington West Virginia. They have 3 little ones and were happy to find a wonderful historic home to purchase. Realtor Pat Jones referred them to the Red Carpet program.
Ty Johnson is a native to Goldsboro originally but moved here from Texas. Ty is the new director at SmART Kinston, is active in Lenoir 2020 and loves to run as an activity.
Carla Zimmerman is welcomed home to Kinston after being away for 32 years. He dad Cullen Zimmerman use to work at Lenoir Community College. Carla loves to keep herself busy with art projects including working on paper crafts and mosaics. Carla learned about the Red Carpet program by reading about it in The Free Press.
Photo pictured are Stacy Bragg, Ty Johnson, Carla Zimmerman, Barbara LaRoque, Red Carpet Committee person and Scott Bowen, Chamber VP Business and Tourism.
Angela Brantley moved here from Smithfield, NC. She loves crafting, kayaking and biking. Realtor Carolyn Craig referred her to the Red Carpet Program.
Robin and Jonathan Jones left Virginia to return home to Kinston. Jonathan is the son of Judy Jones. The couple have a 12 year old daughter named Anna Kate and there nine year old son Jack. The love the outdoors and say that the kid’s activities keep them busy.
Stockton Brown works for Perry, Perry, & Perry Attorneys and Counselors. She moved here from Virginia Beach Virginia. In addition to being a legal assistant, she loves the outdoors.
Photo picture are Angela Brantley, Robin and Jonathan Jones, and Stockton Brown.
Thanks to chamber member sponsoring businesses each eligible newcomer receives a Red Carpet Gift Card package turning new residents into lifetime customers. The program works hand in hand with the Think Lenoir County (TLC) project which supports local shopping and encourages people to relocate here.
If you moved here from outside Lenoir County in 2015 and are interested in the program or just want more information, please contact Laura Lee Sylvester at firstname.lastname@example.org or 252.527.1131.
The Chamber is inviting new member businesses to participate by offering a gift cards to new residents. Please phone the chamber for details.