Holidays are almost here and we all have that one person on our gift list that we just don’t know what to get. We feel your pain and just might be able to help! Are they a foodie? Do they like wine? Are they social? How about business networking? Would they enjoy a night out on the town fine dining in historic downtown Wilmington? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, you should consider giving the gift of City Club membership. For a limited time only, this promotion offers over 85% OFF of the normal $1500 initiation fee! Contact member services today to get the full details – EMAIL US or call us at 910-343-1880 ext 210. And oh yeah, the “they” in these questions can be “you”. C’mon you deserve it….reward yourself!
City Club was fortunate enough to have a group of wonderfully talented and generous men and women from the Wilmington area put together an AMAZING photo shoot for our look into the Great Gatsby Gala!
Here is a sneak peak of some of the hard work….
The Gala is all the buzz around town! There will be a silent auction, VIP Cocktails, burlesque dancer, roaring 20’s outfits, fabulous food and more at the party of the year! Not to mention all your favorite party goers! Don’t forget that this year the proceeds made will be going to the City Club Foundation helping to promote volunteerism and charitable work in the Wilmington area!
Tickets on sale now! Follow to our blog page Great Gatsby Gala!
a little party never killed nobody!
Great Gatsby Gala
Saturday, September 5th 2015
VIP Cocktail Hour 6:00-7:00pm
General Admission/Event 7:00-10:00pm
General Admission $75 | VIP $150
(Just $100 for current City Club members. Nonmembers will receive waived initiation on club membership with VIP ticket purchase)
PURCHASE TICKETS HERE
VIP | City Club Members
(your membership will be verified and tickets will be billed to your account)
City Club unveiled the Preferred Partners Program in 2013 and the response has been amazing! If you are a current club member, check out the updated list below or click here for a PDF/printable version. Businesses who participate in the program offer club members 15% OFF on select products and/or services.
If you are club member and would like to submit your business to be part of the program, please fill out the short form here. Lastly, if you are interested in club membership, contact Abby Myles at 9910 firstname.lastname@example.org
Adam Shay CPA, PLLC
Tax planning and tax preparation for business owners and individuals.
We also provide outsourced CFO services to businesses.
Adam Shay Phone: (910) 256-3456
Bluewater Marine and RV & Bluewater Transport Limousine
Transportation needs land or sea large and small we can move it all.
Limousine Service, Boat Charters & Cruises, Yacht Transport at Sea, RV,
Trailer, Fifth Wheel Transport.
Michael Hamby (910) 256-8328
Cape Fear Formal Wear
Men’s Formal Wear. Suites and Tuxedos
Jeff Hovis Phone: (800) 433-7558
Wilmington’s first and premier cupcakery, offering designer cupcakes made fresh daily from the worlds finest ingredients. Great for Gift Giving, Birthday Parties, Weddings, Showers, Business Meetings and other events!
Kristen Beckmeyer Phone: (910) 251-8844
Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP
One of the largest law firms in North Carolina with more than 100 attorneys serving clients across the state from offices in Raleigh, Charlotte, and Wilmington. We represent clients in all stages of litigation before federal, state, and local courts in North Carolina, as well as select administrative agencies.
John Martin (910) 777-6054
Crescent Moon at 2 N Front, LLC
Retail gift and decor gallery for hand made craft in America. We buy from over 75 artists that are local, regional and national and sell their hand craft in art glass, pottery, fiber, metal sculpture, jewelry and visual arts. Affordable Made in the USA gifts and art. Free Gift Wrapping. Free Delivery in the Greater Wilmington area. We ship and insure to the Continental USA.
Joan Loch Phone: (910) 762-4207
DeeTrain Personal Training Services
1-on-1 Personal Training, Group Fitness Classes and Bootcamps
Dee Whittington Phone: (910) 367-5571
Events! On Front
Located in the heart of Wilmington’s historic downtown business district on Front Street. Featuring a full 18-foot bar, permanent dance floor, stage, elegant finishes, and neutral decor to suit any special event!
Nancy Bullock Phone: (910) 777-2887
Exclusively Carolina Gifts
Gift shops at Blue Moon Gifts Shops on Racine Drive and Tickled Pink at Lumina Station. Items and gifts are all made, produced, or designed in the Carolinas!
Jane Sykes Bowden Phone: (910) 777-8838
Promotional products such as t-shirts, hats, buttons, flashlights, mugs, koozies, etc.
Louise McColl Phone: (910) 350-1211
Front Street Optometric Care
Healthy Eyes Meet Stylish Eyes! Full scope optometric practice that offers routine eye exams, CL exams, and treatment of diseases of the eye. Evening & Saturday appointments for your convenience. Most vision and medical insurances accepted. Optical boutique with 1000 frames.
Dr. Tiffany Jackson Phone: (910) 341-4556
Greater Wilmington Business Journal / Wilma Magazine
Numerous avenues for clients to connect with their target audience–print, online and in person – Greater Wilmington Business Journal, Book on Business or Wilma magazine ads, Business Journal & Wilma websites, Daily Emails, sponsorships at our Power Breakfasts, Coastal Entrepreneur Awards, Wilmington Biz Expo, Health Care Heroes, Wilma Expo, Wilma Nights, SpotOn video, and Insights.
Judy Budd Phone: (910) 343-8600 x212
Recruiting and staffing services. Designs and delivers specialized recruiting solutions from a wide variety of industries.
Lindsay Smith Phone: (910) 251-0505
Indigru Home Cleaning
Book your home cleaning fast with instant online pricing, scheduling and payment. We deliver insured, bonded and background checked/verified professional cleaners to your home to take care of the dirty work.
Neal Whittington Phone: (910) 367-5232
Chinese medicine is a proven system of medicine that has worked effectively for over 4,000 years and withstood the test of time. Acupuncture balances and treats mind, body and spirit for whole healing.
Gretchen S. Reavis Phone: (910) 262-1122
Real estate sales (buy or sell)
Michelle Clark Phone: (910) 367-9767
Jackie Leonard Agency
Sales and marketing of real estate, rentals, property management, investment properties and senior real estate specialty needs
Jackie Leonard Phone: (252) 717-9630
Julia’s Florist has been Wilmington’s Premier Florist since 1989. Voted “Wilmington’s Best Florist” for the past seven (7) consecutive years, we strive to deliver products and services second to none. Our staff promises to be knowledgeable, dependable, courteous, respectful, prompt, efficient and friendly from the first greeting to the “good-bye.” We are committed to giving you the most enjoyable flower buying experience anywhere.
Dana Cook Phone: (910) 395-1868
Plumbing and piping service, repairs fro industrial, commercial and residential customers. 32 years of experience and insured.
Kal Marton Phone: (910) 742-7037
Online boutique offering accessories, apparel, and gifts for baby/kids, women, home décor, etc. We also offer monogramming and embroidery services.
Live Oak Real Estate
Leader in foreclosure and general full service real estate in Wilmington, Carolina Beach, Wrightsville Beach, and the surrounding Pender and Brunswick County areas. Experts in REO, foreclosure, and corporate owned assets. Find and buy foreclosures fast or fast track your listing with the same methods we use for the largest banks in America to give you a level playing field in this market.
Pamela Wooddell Phone: (910) 470-2532
Math Made Easy
Private Math Tutor. Engineer with MBA has successfully tutored at every level! I love Geometry, Algebra, Trigonometry, Functions, Calculus, Statistics, Economics, and Operations Research! Great at pinpointing problems and clearing up basics, like fractions, percentages, etc. I can help students with Grade School, High School, College, Grad School, Nursing School, and preparation for the GED, SAT, Praxis, GRE, and GMAT.
Maura Black Phone: (910) 791-3467
NC Eco Odysseys
Unique adventures by introducing history, activity, and culinary adventure into our events. Custom outings & corporate team building adventures. Recurring event – Paddles and Pairings, a unique kayak adventure on one of our local waterways coupled with a catered craft beer or wine pairing dinner.
Deena Craig Phone: (407) 247-5516
Outdoor Creations Landscape & Design, Inc.
Specializes in guaranteed landscaping and lawn care solutions to enhance the value and natural beauty of your home. A beautifully landscaped yard is an investment that pays for itself in pleasure as well as increased home value.
Raymond Bray Phone: (910) 343-0777
Pet, therapy and service dog training
Kyria Henry Phone: (910) 431-0698
Pinehurst Capital Inc.
Financial Fiduciary & Estate Planning. Tax Strategies & Preperation; Registered Investment Advising Services, Risk Management.
Herman Grant Perry Phone: (910)509-7179
Raymond James Financial Services, Inc.
Certified Financial Planner™ Assistance with insurance, investment and retirement planning needs. Jon Tait Phone: (910) 371-0366
Relax! Massage Therapy
Whether you desire a relaxing Full-Body Massage, deep tissue work, or need a therapeutic session to release your sore neck or back, Relax! Massage Therapy is the destination of choice in Wilmington, North Carolina, for clients that demand the best in massage therapy.
Gretchen S. Reavis Phone: (910) 262-1122
Gated golf course community covering over 1,700 unspoiled acres on the banks of the northeast Cape Fear River in Wallace, NC. Easy 35 minute drive from Wilmington. Number of different venues for special events (weddings, meetings, board retreats, fundraisers, etc.). 2 top 50 in NC golf courses, 2 amazing restaurants, our own Holiday Inn Express and Suites and in the gates we have deluxe suites and golf cottages.
Madi McDougald Phone: (910) 285-1006
Riverside Dental Arts
Comprehensive General Dentistry (Dental Implants & Aesthetic Dentistry). Achieve your appearance goals combined with preventive measures for a healthy smile that lasts your lifetime. New Patient Exam, Cleaning & necessary Radiographs, Professional Teeth Whitening & $500 off Invisalign Orthodontic Therapy.
Dr. Gabriel Rich Phone: (910) 254-4555
Salon Beyond Basics Day Spa
Full service Salon and Spa with 26 stylist chairs, 3 massage therapist suites, 2 aesthetician suites, and 2 wig/hair piece suites. We carry about 25 different professional product/tool lines to fully care for any client needs.
Terry Allgood Phone: (910) 452-0072
Satori Soap LLC
Satori creates handmade, organic body products specifically designed for sensitive skin. Our products are simple, unrefined and understated. We use only the highest quality, organic and locally sourced ingredients and believe in purity, transparency, and sustainability.
Jennifer Paulding Phone: 856.371.0169
Spectrum Art & Jewelry
15% off fine jewelry repair services. Our master goldsmith can handle all your fine jewelry requirements from sizing rings to new prongs, replacing lost gemstones to refinishing and more. Our “Jewelry Spa” service will restore your favorite jewelry to “like-new” condition.
Star Sosa Phone: (910) 256-2323
Starr Financial Resources
Our clients are entrepreneurs, executives and individuals who care about people. We help them achieve what they would want…if they knew the possibilities.
Peter Starr Phone: (910) 367-5497
The Barbara Pugh Real Estate Team – Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage
Helping buyers, sellers and investors navigate the real estate market with professional service and integrity. I work with sellers from investment rental properties to luxury homes on the ICWW. My Team and I are always willing to go the extra mile to help buyers find just the right property.
Barbara Pugh Phone: (910) 520-2945
The Inn at City Club
Six luxury suites seated proudly above terraced gardens in the 1841 ante-bellum de Rosset House. Each suite is individually appointed with heart-of-pine floors, period furniture, large whirlpool tubs, separate showers, gas log fireplaces, cable TV, telephones, data ports, coffee makers, refrigerators, microwaves and irons with boards. Two of the suites are full apartment suites with kitchens and washer/dryers.
Marcus Schroeder Phone: (910) 343-1880 ext 208
The Three Divas Events
The Three Divas are a mother/daughters event design team who offer full service event planning and directing with in house services that include cake, floral & event design, and Videography!
The Three Divas Phone: (910) 399-6276
TheatreNOW Productions, LLC
Weekend dinner theater shows, kids show and Sunday jazz brunches, comedy, and more!
Alisa Harris Phone: (910) 399-3669
Wealth Coach of North Carolina
Comprehensive Financial Planning (Personal and Business), Philanthropic and Charitable Gift Planning, Financial Planning for children and adults with Special Needs, Investment and Insurance Planning
Steven Krasnipol Phone: (910) 398-6405
Welcome Service LLC
Personally welcoming newcomers and new businesses to New Hanover, Pender and Brunswick County. The only personal welcoming service in the area. We keep the service exclusive, and make sure you are exclusive to your area.
Nancy Wilcox Phone: (910) 793-0950
Whittington Consulting Group
Sales and marketing consulting, training and implementation for small-medium sized businesses. Results driven strategies that increase your bottom line.
Neal Whittington Phone: (919) 669-0551
Wilmington Cleaning Solutions
Commercial & Residential Cleaning/Janitorial Services, Carpet Cleaning
Neal Whittington Phone: (910) 367-5232
Wilmington Junior Golf Academy
We use golf as a vehicle to teach young people about life skills and core values. Any child is welcome at absolutely no cost. We are presently in 9 elementary schools, 5 afterschool programs and have 6 clinics on the weekends.
Jake Hunt Phone: (910) 622-5253
Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming
“One-stop shop” for superior pet products, along with offering a spa-like feel for our pet grooming” services.
Erskine Smith Phone: (910) 256-5557
Pat Kusek Financial Group presents the 4th Annual Great Gatsby Gala hosted by Jess James at The City Club inspired by the Great American Novel and the joie de vivre of the Jazz Age glamourized by Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald. Get ready for some Roaring 20’s reverie! As the City Club’s only event open to the public, there will be an exclusive discount (80% discount!) for membership sign-up on the night of the event only. VIP ticket holder will receive WAIVED initiation fee for club membership. Contact Sarah Wilcox for details on membership.
THE BEE’S KNEES:
* Delicious food, Prohibition era cocktails and 1920‘s music with Chanteuse Nnenne Terzian.
* Speakeasy: Members Only Burlesque show with nationally renowned burlesque dancer. Sign up that night to enter!
* Portraits in the Garden with Artist Kat Christian + Photo Booth with Bella Rose Photography
* Coveted Charity Raffle Prizes benefiting the Make a Wish foundation
* Official After Party at The Blind Elephant Speakeasy!
THE MAGIC HOUR: Thursday, September 18th
VIP Hour in The Gardens: 6pm-7pm
Event: 7pm-10pm / After Party starts at 10:30pm at The Blind Elephant
The City Club of Wilmington – 23 South 2nd Street
General Admission: $60 in advance / $75 at door (includes heavy hors d’eouvres + 2 complimentary drinks)
VIP: $130 in advance / $150 at door (VIP Cocktail Hour in the Gardens with Master Mixologist + entertainment. City Club will waive new membership initiation fee for VIP guests!)
DRESS CODE: 1920’s, “old sport!”
“And I like large parties. They’re so intimate.”
– Jordan Baker
Well summer 2014 is in full effect and wonderful things are happening in and around City Club of Wilmington! The club was recently named BEST wedding reception venue by Wilmington Magazine!! Make sure to check out the complete list of area businesses.
Next, our gardens have been AMAZING this summer thanks to Dagmar Cooley of Dagmar’s Designs & Landscapes! We are excited to announce that Dagmar has opened the “Bloom Room” right here on City Club property! See full details here.
Last but certainly not least, the 4th Annual Great Gatsby event is fast approaching!! We are excited to offer something we have never offered before with this event. Stay tuned for details…