Kinston-Lenoir County Chamber of Commerce



Lenoir County Businesses: Are You On Board?

Every dollar spent in Lenoir County benefits important City, Town and County-provided services like police and fire, seniors’ programs, libraries, and streets and facilities maintenance. Sales tax generated from taxable Lenoir County transactions stays in Lenoir County (this equals over $12.2 million from gross taxable sales) and keeps our business sector vibrant.

The Kinston-Lenoir County Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the cities of Kinston, LaGrange, Pink Hill and Lenoir County has launched a county-wide initiative called TLC-Think Lenoir County. TLC is an awareness campaign to educate the community about the importance of shopping and purchasing services locally. The goal of the campaign is to directly benefit your bottom line by showcasing you as a vital contributor to our local economy.

Add your business to the growing list of campaign participants. Maximize your participation by including a “TLC” logo in store ads and at point of purchase. Offer to match competitors’ lowest costs from outside our county. Explain this program to your employees. Help create a positive buzz and keep the momentum going in whatever way possible. If you have other ideas, be sure to let us know.

Tips for Businesses – Maximize Your TLC participation

Join in and become a TLC partner. Let your customers know that you appreciate their business and have also taken the TLC pledge to shop locally.

As a Lenoir County business TLC partner, when possible you will:

  • explain TLC to your employees and encourage them to shop locally
  • review who you do business with and utilize the Chamber directory to locate local businesses that can fulfill your needs to do business
  • use the TLC logo and theme in all your print, billboard, radio, TV and online advertising
  • display a TLC poster in your window and use TLC point of purchase placards inside your store
  • use and distribute the TLC decal and stickers (contact the chamber on how to receive these items)
  • post the TLC logo on your website with a link to the website


Download & Print to Show You TLC…

Color Oval Logo 72 dpi, web badge 200px x 121 px

Color Oval Logo
72 dpi, web badge
200px x 121 px

Color Oval Logo 300 dpi, printable 6"x3.5"

Color Oval Logo
300 dpi, printable








Mission Statement: TLC is a county-wide initiative to build a stronger economy through the advantages of local spending.

For more information or to share additional ideas contact the Kinston-Lenoir County Chamber of Commerce at: 252-527-1131 or