Camp Lejeune

MSCC Local chapters connect you where you live. If you are in the Camp Lejeune, North Carolina area, check out our chapter and meet others within the community.

MSCC Local at Camp Lejeune

MSCC Local in the Camp Lejeune, North Carolina area is located in the coastal region. Military spouses formed a chapter to provide much needed networking and resources within this community. Join this chapter to meet other military spouse business owners and to plug into the thriving local community. Follow our local Facebook group here.

Amanda Bechard MSCC Camp Lejeune

Amanda Bechard

Camp Lejeune Chapter Lead: Amanda Bechard is a financial coach with a vision of changing the conversation around money.  Her background is in Medical Sales and Marketing, and she recently founded Budgeting Babe Co.  Her goal with Budgeting Babe Co is to empower women and families to feel comfortable and secure when it comes to managing their day-to-day finances resulting in less debt, more savings, and an overall feeling of financial freedom. 

When she is not helping clients work towards a more fulfilled and secure life, you can find her on the water in her Coastal North Carolina hometown, spending time with her family, or traveling!

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Drive Economic Prosperity

When you donate to the Military Spouse Chamber of Commerce, you are directly bolstering our economy through positively impacting military spouse business owners. Typically, a Chamber of Commerce is funded by membership fees ranging from hundreds to thousands of dollars per member.

Support the Homefront

Military spouses hold down the fort while the service member secures our freedom. When troops worry about paying the bills, it impacts battle readiness, retention of military talent, and our national security. Military spouses who maintain careers through entrepreneurship financially contribute to the household and directly impact the well being of our service members.

Remove the Barrier

Our military spouses already sacrifice enough in support of the military lifestyle, including lost income from high levels of unemployment and underemployment. We want to remove all financial barriers for milspouses. Your gift helps military spouses access tools and resources for free to confidently start and grow their businessess.

Enable Advocacy

We are proudly the voice of military spouse owned businesses all over the globe. Our team and members are subject matter experts on unique issues faced by military spouses to advise on policy and legislation for military spouse owned enterprises.

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The Military Spouse Chamber of Commerce Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, and your gift means we can better serve military spouse owned businesses.

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Why Support Military Spouses?

Lost Income Compounds Over Time

Military spouses faced a staggering 24% unemployment rate prior to the global pandemic. When military spouses are employed, they earn on average $12,000 less per year than their civilian counterparts despite having higher levels of college education. Your gift will remove a financial barrier to military spouses who want to pursue entrepreneurship as a sustainable career path.

Many Milspouses Thrive in Entrepreneurship

When military spouses enter the world of entrepreneurship, it provides income, flexibility, and a career that moves with them all over the world. In a 2020 survey with over 2,000 respondents conducted by The Rosie Network, over 50% of military spouse business owners report earning six-figure+ incomes. 

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