From humble beginnings in the late 1960's Joe Lamb Jr. & Associates has grown into a market leader in the Vacation Rental and Sales Industry. Joe Lamb Jr. and his family have played a vital and intricate role in the Outer Banks Community for decades. Over the past 50 years, Joe Lamb Jr. & Associates has worked diligently to help promote the Outer Banks for the amazing beach and family vacation destination that it is, helping to increase tourism in the area and grow our beautiful community.
[Joe Lamb Jr. & Associates (front row) accepting The 2016 Small Business of the Year Award presented by the Chamber of Commerce (back row) in May 2016]
Joe Lamb Jr. & Associates is a shining example of a locally owned and operated small business. We have established our roots on the Outer Banks and have only continued to grow and flourish throughout the community. Our company began on the basis of family values and it continues to flourish because we honor those principles of trust, loyalty, & tradition. We take great pride in the influence that we have on our community and strive to uphold it with the highest respect. Read More about our contributions to the Outer Banks Community and our full ESBY awards nomination. In 2018 Joe and Ann Lamb were honored by the Dare County Board of Commissioners for their outstanding achievements in the Real Estate Business and in the Outer Banks Community. They were awarded a certificate of appreciation for their 50 years of exemplary service to their clients, employees and community.
Joe Lamb Jr. is a large contributor to local education as well, with many sponsorships throughout the Dare County School System. Education is a key stone at Joe Lamb Jr. Since 2007, The Joe and Ann Lamb Scholarship is awarded to students who have been accepted to UNC Chapel Hill, with preference going to Dare County students first, then students from other North Carolina counties. Community and education are extremely important to the Lamb family which is why they have played such an important role in establishing the Dare County College of the Albemarle Campus and offer a scholarship to Dare County Residents that play an active role in the community. They are in the Presidents Club at COA and actively participate in community fundraisers.
The Outer Banks is very rich in history & at the fore front, The Roanoke Island Historical Association and Joe Lamb Jr. work together to ensure future generations can both learn, and enjoy Outer Banks history. The Lost Colony is one of America's greatest and longest running outdoor dramas. It has captivated young and old for over 80 years. Joe Lamb Jr. & Associates is proud to be a long time sponsor of this wonderful, uniquely local venue for the performing arts. The allure of the mystery that revolves around what happened to the English settlers and Native Americans of the Lost Colony has been the focus of recent historial significance.
The Outer Banks Women's Club has been apart of the OBX for over 40 years. Joe Lamb Jrs. own Mrs. Ann Lamb was a founding member. The OBWC affiliation also coincides with the Angel Tree Foundation, which makes Christmas happen for less fortunate families on the Outer Banks. We proudly support the Dare County Arts Council & and enourage the Arts whenever possible. Joe Lamb Jr. & Associates is also a proud sponsor of Mano al Hermano which is a non profit organization determined to help children succeed by providing a year round tutor for their "Family Literacy Program".
OBX Outer banks Relay for Life is the largest fund raising event dedicated to help find a cure for cancer. It brings together communities across the world to celebrate those who have battled cancer, remember loved ones, and take part in the fight to end cancer once and for all. Joe Lamb Jr. has been a sponsor for many years with 2015 being no exception, as Joe Lamb Jr. is a silver sponsor this year. Since 2004, The Outer Banks Relief Foundation has become one of the OBX's most important charities, and Joe Lamb Jr. walks hand in hand together every year.
With its inception in 1982, The Outer Banks Community Foundation has acted on the behalf of Dare County Locals in need. The Outer Banks Community Foundation is a public charity designed to help meet local's needs across the OBX. The Foundation achieves their goal by raising awareness, managing charitable funds for local citizens and Outer Banks agencies, and through grants. The Outer Banks is no stranger to wildlife. The OBX has become and top sea turtle nesting area, and Joe Lamb Jr. is always there to lend a hand with N.E.S.T. Joe Lamb Jr. & Associates is also a "Friend of Jockey's Ridge State Park", Jockey's Ridge is the tallest sand dune on the east coast and an icon on the OBX, it boast a unique ecosystem and is an absolute treasure. They are proud to be a part of this tradition and you can see their plaque located on the Jockeys Ridge Boardwalk.
The OBX is known as the best location on the East Coast for surfing, and with that title comes responsibility. Joe Lamb Jr. is a proud member of the Surf Riders Foundation which takes great pride in furthering the Sport of surfing. The DCBBF is a non-profit, which aims to preserve one of Dare County's most important pieces of heritage, boat building. The DCBBF raises funds for scholarships and dare county boat builders foundation OBX outer banks local educational programs to inspire and ensure future generations appreciate and recognize the craftsmen who have made this local trade world renowned. Community and education are extremely important to the Lamb family which is why they have played such an important role in establishing the Dare County College of the Albemarle Campus and offer a scholarship to Dare County Residents that play an active role in the community.
Joe Lamb Jr. has contributed to 5K, 10K and marathon races on the Outer Banks, with all proceeds going directly to Outer Banks charities. The races include, The Flying Pirate Half Marathon, Storm the Beach, The Outer Banks Triathlon, the Outer Banks Marathon, Sand Bar 5k, and The All Out Pink Road Race. Joe Lamb Jr. also has sponsored Project Purple which assists individuals and their families on the OBX struggling with addiction. The OBX Project hopes to turn the tide for the best. We want to empower the youth, so they can make healthy choices through education and awareness.