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Employee Discounts

Community businesses participating in the Orange County Schools Employee Discount Program offer their services at a discount to all OCS employees.

Employees are responsible for contacting the businesses directly with any questions, concerns, comments, and/or complaints. Orange County Schools is not responsible for precise details of any vendor offer. Unless otherwise noted, OCS employees must show official identification badge for discounts.

If you are an Orange County area business and woud like to participate in this program, complete our OCS Business Partnerships form and submit to Human Resources.

Questions about the program should be directed to the Human Resources Department of Orange County Schools at 919-732-8126.

DISCLAIMER:  The listing of any business in the Employee Discount Program does not imply that the business or the goods and services they offer have been endorsed by Orange County Schools.

Special Events and Offers

Corporate Shopping Employee Discounts connects employees to over 250 top national retailers offering incredible employee discounts and private offers.  A few popular retailers include:  Target, Lands’ End, Costco, Ralph Lauren, Orbitz,, J.Crew, Brooks Brothers, 1800Flowers, ProFlowers, FTD,, Avis, Hertz, Budget Enterprise, Citibank Mortgage Program,, TicketsNow,, FragranceNet & Many More!

REGISTER NOW and enjoy incredible savings! It’s easy…simply click on the link below and you can access the site from both work and home.

WeSave is Back!

WeSave, the Nation's leading discount program for public employees, will once again be North Carolina's exclusive discount provider. The program is now more simple than ever. WeSave cards are no longer needed to redeem offers from WeSave Merchants. Simply print coupons online to use at local businesses or make direct purchases through our online merchant portal. Whether you are in the market for a car, computer, cell phone, family vacation, movie tickets, or appliances, WeSave offers discounts on those and many other everyday purchases.

Visit our NEW Online Shopping Mall where you can shop thousands of online retailers and earn cash back on every purchase. Register at

Arts and Entertainment

Charlotte Motor Speedway | For OCS Employee discount information, visit

Automobile Dealerships, Service, and Parts

All Pro Auto Parts | 10% discount on any purchase of $25 and over

151 Boone Square, Hillsborough. Contact: Sherrie Kinnison, 919-732-2163.

Andrew’s Automotive | Complete car care serving the Efland/Hillsborough/ Mebane area
10% off Parts and Labor-All Repair Work (not valid with other special offers)

331 Mt Willing Road, Efland, NC , Exit 160 from I85/I40
919-241-4211, Contact Andrew Oyan, Owner & General Manager

Braxton Tire Company | $5 coupon for oil change

110 South John Earl St., Hillsborough, NC, 919-732-7993

Go-Parts | Go-Parts offers a 12% discount off your entire order for automotive replacement parts including radiators, condensers, side view mirrors, headlights, corner lights, tail lights, or fog lights and more at our online store: . Enter the following discount code at the order checkout page of the ordering process: OCS12OFF

Nu Tread Tire Company | 10% discount - not applicable on special order tires.

Durham, NC; Contact Mike Parker, 919-682-5795

Tech Check Mobile Automobile Inspections | For $89.95, you save 10% on any single mobile automotive inspection Tech Check service for use anywhere between Raleigh to Greensboro mobile iinspections limited to within a 50 mile radius from Hillsborough 27278.Onsite inspections give you peace of mind for: purchasing a used car, ensuring the safe operation of your car, no-surprise pre-surrendering of your lease car and major repair second opinion. Contact Donald J. Wollum, 919 451 6812;

The Service Department
The Service Department offers 10% off all services.  They also offer free shuttle services, 24months/24,000 miles Nationwide warranty, and up to 12 months interest free financing.  OCS identification required.  Not valid with any other offers.

1801 NC Hwy 86 South
Contact: Patrick Horton


BB&T | Free checking & online banking; free BB&T check card and Visa extras; free first order of BB&T design checks; no annual fee BB&T Visa Platinum credit card; increased rates on savings accounts, CDs & IRAs; exclusive discounts on loans, lines of credit, travel entertainment and more.

Bank of America | Pre-approval “No Money Down” home loan for certified employees for purchase up to $417,000 (no income limit); Teacher Flex home loan for certified employees for purchase up to $417,000 (3% down plus $500); Mortgage rate reduction of ½ point for home purchase if total income does not exceed $55,840; Mortgage Benefits (1/8 off a mortgage rate on either a fixed-rate or adjustable-rate conventional loan for a primary Program; Advantage Banking and Free PC Banking with "Pay Your Bills" service and access your accounts via the Internet; Free checks, stop payments, official checks, Travelers Cheques, and safe deposit box; Free inbound wire transfers, priority phone service, enhanced CD rates; 12-month or longer service-fee waiver on (2) Interest-bearing checking accounts; Community Commitment: 100% financing with no PMI, 30 year fixed below market rate – Call for more information.

NCSECU | Besides very competitive services, the State Employees Credit Union also offers STAR Mortgage:
New employees (one year or less) of the Orange County School System are eligible
100% financing to purchase a home, plus up to $1,500 for closing costs; 2-year Adjustable Rate Mortgage for up to 30 years at 5.25%; Interest paid on escrow accounts; No private mortgage insurance required; Flood determination waived; Origination fee of ¾ % of the loan amount, up to a maximum of $750; Available at any of the SECU branches statewide.

SunTrust Bank | SunTrust Signature Bank Services include: No monthly maintenance charges and no minimum balance requirement on Basic or Interest Checking account; Free Check Card and Unlimited Standard Checks; Free Internet banking with Bill Pay; Free standard travelers checks, teller's checks and money orders; Complimentary notary service, financial planning, standard-size safe deposit box (based on availability); Mortgage discounts (subject to bank approval); Credit cards with bonus WorldPoints Rewards.


None at this time

Cell Phone Providers

Sprint | Switch to Sprint! - Click HERE for flyer.

(888) 457-6294;

Verizon Wireless | Discounts available to OCS employees on new service or for existing phone numbers/phones. .  Information is available online  

The contact person is

AT&T | AT&T offers special discounts (up to 15% off) to all Orange County Schools employees. 

Click HERE for information.

Childcare and Childrens Programs

Shining Starz Academy (Tiny Tots & Tiny Tots Too) | Offers employees of Orange County Schools 50% off enrollment fee ($50 savings); $10 discount on weekly fulltime tuition ($5 for siblings); priority on waiting list and more. Click here to download informational flyer.

Tiny Tots, 317 Crawford Road, Hillsborough, NC 27278, 919-732-3102

Tiny Tots, Too, 2711 Hwy 86 South, Hillsborough, NC 27278, 919-245-3101

Computer and Technology Services

Lenovo | Orange County Schools Employee Purchasing site:
Lenovo offers discounts on its entire product line; including award-winning ThinkPad and IdeaPad notebooks. Visit often - special offers change frequently.

Protected PC, Inc. | 50% Discount may be applied to service charges, computer instruction, and other "time" based charges. Discount is not valid on hardware,
upgrades, or equipment. Call for an appointment.

Jason Richmond, 919-741-5060,

Cartridge World - Durham | Dave Snider offers Orange County Schools a 20% discount—this is for schools and for staff.  They guarantee their cartridges and they also guarantee they have the cheapest price.

Dave Snider, Cartridge World-Durham, 105 W. NC Hwy 54, suite 281, Durham, NC
919-806-0500 |

HP Academy | This program provides discounts on HP desktop and laptop computers, monitors, printers, cameras and other products.  Eligible participants include your students, educators, alumni, and even parents. Customers verify their eligibility during the sign-up process.


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Energy Systems (Heating and Cooling)

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Fitness and Wellness

Acupuncture Health Company | New patient Acupuncture special -- $15 off of first acupuncture treatment.

Acupuncture Health Company, 804 Ward Street, Chapel Hill, NC | Contact Stacy Hewitt, L.A.c, LMBT 919-960-1054

Carolina Fitness | One Fee $29.99 with 0-enrollment

503-C West Main St, Carrboro, NC, Contact David Gillispie, 919-960-9910

Hillsborough Medical Group | $50 NC Required Health Exam

Hillsborough Yoga and Healing Arts LLC | $12 Drop In Class ($3 savings); $118 10 Class Pass ($7 savings per passcard); $170 15 Class Pass ($15 savings per passcard) - this passcard includes 50% off a massage or acupuncture treatment at Becketts Ridge location; $10 drop in lunchtime classes at downtown location Monday - Friday. 10% off Wellness Workshops and Classes; $15 off new patient Acupuncture and $10 off new patient Massage with Stacy Hewitt.

121 W. Margaret Lane and 1812 Becketts Ridge Drive

Triangle SportsPlex | Triangle SportsPlex is offering an amazing deal to Orange County Schools employees!!! SportsPlex is a 90,000 square foot facility which offers an ice arena, aquatic center, and a fitness center all under one roof. Now OCS employees can receive a 40% discounted membership rate to join and be regular users of the facility! Click HERE for more information. Don't forget . . . your OCS ID is required to take advantage of this offer!

1 Dan Kidd Drive, Hillsborough; 919-644-0339

Florists and Gifts

Balloons Above Orange | 10% discount on purchases.

353 Ja-Max Drive, Hillsborough, NC, 919-732-8714

County Village Florist | 10% discount on merchandise - no delivery

200 N. Churton Street, Hillsborough; Contact Pamela Turner, 919-732-0880

Flower Patch | 10% Discount on $25 and over, cash and carry only. No Delivery or in House Accounts

131 Boone Square, Hillsborough; Faye Pope, 919-732-3928

Hair and Skin Care

Aveda Institute, Chapel Hill | We offer a 20% discount off of services to all Orange County School Employees with a valid school id. This discount cannot be combined with any other offer and cannot be used on products.

200 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill
Lauren Lanier, Marketing Outreach Coordinator, 919-869-8031

Avon | All OCS Employees receive a 10 % discount off their entire order when they order from Independent Avon Sales Representative, Nancy Augustine.

Nancy Augustine, AVON Independent Sales Representative, (919) 414-6145; ;

Home Electronics and Entertainment

Connect Your Home | Employees are eligible for exclusive discounts on services like DISH Network, ADT Home Security and more. Get the latest promotion and equipment upgrades PLUS a prepaid Visa card up to $100 by ordering with Connect Your Home.

For more information call 888-515-5921 or go to
OCS Contact Diana Rea, 949-417-6693,

Home Maintenance

Dr. Drain Plumbing, Inc. | 10 percent discount to all Orange County School Employees.

Dr Drain Plumbing Inc., 5209 Woods End Rd., Hillsborough, NC 27278
Owner-Ted Bunnell-Licensed in NC 
919 969-9999

Hughes Masonry Corporation | 15% off all brick, block, stone an concrete work.

Hughes Masonry Corporation, P.O. Box 61534, Durham, NC  27715
Contact Person:  Billy Hughes, (919) 201-2498
Over 23 years of experience, Listed with BBB

Orange Paint & Decorating | 10% discount.

115 Boone Square, Hillsborough, NC; 919-732-2250

ASG Security Systems | NO MONEY DOWN, and only $27.95* a month, will provide you with the peace of mind at home.  We will install the alarm keypad, one motion detector, three contacts and a keyfob.  This system is 100% wireless and it does not require a phone line to connect to. *Restrictions apply. Click HERE to download informational flyer.

Call Michelle Zimmermann, 919-773-7773 (office) or 267-566-5067 (cell phone).

First Security Service | 15% off the equipment price of the new installation of a residential security system. Must show valid OCS ID. No long term contract required! Call us today to schedule your FREE security consultation. Ask us how you can STAY CONNECTED to your home using your smartphone, PC or tablet!

Contact Jessica Davis at 919-383-7610 x. 103 or

Westway Electric Supply | Westway Electric Supply is an online wholesaler of electric tools, accessories, and supplies, including lightbulbs, supplies for home improvement projects, and more. Westway Electric Supply offers a 10% discount to Orange County Schools faculty and staff, using the discount code 'WWSDISC10' on our website. This code does not have an expiration date or minimum purchase amount and can be used again and again.

Hotels and Motels

See also: Travel

Wyndham Hotel Group, LLC. | Orange County School employees can save up to 20% a night off the Best Available Rate at over 7,000 Wyndham Hotel Group Hotels around the world. Brands include: Wyndham Hotels, Wyndham Grand Collection, TRYP by Wyndham, Wyndham Garden, Hawthorn Suites, Baymont Inns & Suites, Night Hotels, Days Inn, Howard Johnson, Ramada, Microtel, Super 8, Knights Inn, Travelodge, Wingate, & Dream Hotels; ;
800-364-6176 and mention discount code: 1000010476
Contact Matt Tabor:

Legal Services

Michael Parker, Attorney at Law | 25% discount on closing costs for homebuyers.


The Herald Sun | Complimentary 1-month free subscription (along with other discounts sponsored by the newspaper); Free and reduced coupons for admission to area concerts, performances and other events; Complimentary teaching materials from Newspapers-in-Education Program.


See also "Banking Services."

Capital Mortgage | Free appraisal (valued $350) for new purchases and refinances

105 West King Street, Suite 200, Hillsborough; Contact Chad Huffsteller, 

Hometown Heroes | he Hometown Heroes program can minimize the cost of buying, selling or refinancing a home by providing real benefits to our hometown heroes at no cost.


Moving and Storage

None at this time


Paws and Claws Pet Inn | 10% discount.

5725 Normans Road, Rougemont; 919-732-2979


Kent Murray Photography | 10% discount: excludes weddings photos and
publicity photos, Senior photos. Includes Bridal photos.

110 Boone Sq. Suite 9, Hillsborough; contact Kent Murray, 919-732-6668

Real Estate

Apartments | Incentives vary depending on location – please contact the leasing agent/apartment manager for more information.

Ashford Lakes Apartments: 919-732-8418
Fearrington Lake Apartments: 919-419-0220
Fieldstone Apartments: 919-563-2123
General Services Corporation Managing: 1-800-672-1678
Camden Governor's Village: 919-967-2766
Patriot's Pointe Apartments: 919-245-0300
Stoney Brook Apartments: 919-304-4411
Stratford Hills Apartments: 919-929-3015
SunStone Apartments: 919-942-0481

Heritage Apartments|1/2 off application and administrative fees to applicants. Application fees are charged per applicant or per married couple. Discounts only apply to OCS employee. You must show your ID Badge at the time the application is submitted.

405 Thomas Burke Dr., Hillsborough, NC, Contact Sarah, 919-245-1844

Magnolia Apartments | Discount $200 move in cost to all Orange County Teachers, pay $50 Security Deposit, $50 application fee, & $50 Administration fee; Please ask about the rental specials.

100 Saludia Court Chapel Hill, NC 27514; Contact Cynthia Layne, 919-960-8298

Century 21 Four-Star Services| OCS employees receive substantial savings for buying and selling a home.


Coldwell Banker | Cash-Back on Home Sale or Purchase - call/email for details.

Allison Kingery,, 919-573-1768

Community Home Trust | Quality homes at an affordable price! Benefit from FREE homebuyer education and the aid of licensed Realtors to purchase homes priced for low to moderate-income households. Must qualify for program and be able to secure a first mortgage and apply minimum $1000 down for affordable homeownership in Orange County.

For more information contact Sales Associate, Amy Singleton at 967-1545 x 302
For information about our program:
For information about our homes for sale:

KB Homes | Receive substantial savings for purchase of home. or call 919-768-7989

Hometown Heroes | he Hometown Heroes program can minimize the cost of buying, selling or refinancing a home by providing real benefits to our hometown heroes at no cost.


Southern Village Apartments | $250 OFF First Month's Rent; No Application Fee; No Administrative Fee; *Certain restrictions apply. Not to be combined with any other offer. Time limited offer.*

Contact Andrea Phillips at 919-933-5577 or

Just Rent to Own | exclusive free membership to OCS.To redeem this offer, visit the website at and select the “log-in tab”. Then enter the with the password: 2135681540.

Contact: Jessica Castellanos at


American Hero | 10% discount or free16 oz. fountain drink with purchase of 8" sub or hot entree.

640 N. Churton St., Hillsborough
Contact: Mr. Masoud, 919-732-1900.

Blue Note Grill | 10% discount on any meal. Offer does not include alcohol or specials. Not valid with any other discounts or coupons.

4125 Durham Chapel Hill Boulevard; Durham, NC 27707
Contact: Bill Whittington, 919-401-1979;

Kelseys | 10% discount

Saratoga Grill | 10% discount

108 S. Churton Street, Hillsborough; 919-732-2214

Vinny's Italian Grill & Pizzeria | 10% discount. Not valid with lunch specials.

133 N. Scotswood Blvd, Hillsborough; 919-732-9219
Contact: Joe Finatto

Retail and Wholesale

Barnes & Noble Educator | Discount Program- 20% off the list price of books, educational toys, games, art supplies and classroom decorations in-store and online.

Contact: Liz Myhre Tel: 919-419-8290

C&R Sportswear | 10% discount on purchases

401 Village St., Hillsborough, NC, Contact Richard Fonnest, 919-732-8998

Daniel Boone Antiques | 15% discount on purchase

113 Daniel Boone Street, Hillsborough; Contact Larry Baker, 919-384-9814

Generations Consignment & Boutique LLC | 10% discount off the initial price of anything in the store. Don't forget your OCS ID badge!

4637 Hillsborough Rd, Durham; Contact Beth Ward, 919-644-0711

The Happy Factory | Children's Boutique offering 15% discount on purchase   200 N Churton St, Hillsborough, NC; 919-241-4755; Contact Jennifer Caldwell

My Secret Closet | 10% discount

107 John Earl St, Hillsborough, NC; Contact Cindy Cheek, 919-732-1254 | Save 10%! Get great prices and expert advice on car racks and truck racks by calling 888.244.5908. Shop and use promo code ORANGE10 for 10% off truck accessories.

888.244.5908 and mention discount code: ORANGE10
Contact :

Yesterday & Today Frame Shop | Free Regular Glass with any custom frame order No Other discounts apply.

100 W. Clay St., Mebane, NC; 919-732-9795


See also: Hotels & Motels

Affordable Travel of Orlando, Inc. | Orlando Vacation offers discounts for Orange County Schools employees visiting Orlando, Florida, on the following: Orlando Hotels close to or on theme park property; Vacation Homes fully stocked and professionally decorated & most with pools; Discount Disney World Tickets,Universal Studio Tickets, Sea World Tickets, Discovery Bay, Aquatica and other Orlando attractions. There are no restrictions or expiration dates; however, prices are subject to change without notice. (log-in OCS) - 866-463-0412

Cruise One | Discounts on cruises, airfares and all inclusive packages. We work with all major cruise lines. Visit Mexico, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic and more! ;Contact Myrna Reyes,

RentalCarPerks.Com | Car rental discounts of up to 25% off, plus bonus coupons in addition to discount including dollars off, free days, free upgrades and more. Participating brands include Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz and Thrifty and offer is valid at participating city and airport locations in Orange County and nationwide. Contact

Wyndham Hotel Group, LLC. | Orange County School employees can save up to 20% a night off the Best Available Rate at over 7,000 Wyndham Hotel Group Hotels around the world. Brands include: Wyndham Hotels, Wyndham Grand Collection, TRYP by Wyndham, Wyndham Garden, Hawthorn Suites, Baymont Inns & Suites, Night Hotels, Days Inn, Howard Johnson, Ramada, Microtel, Super 8, Knights Inn, Travelodge, Wingate, & Dream Hotels. ;
800-364-6176 and mention discount code: 1000010476
Contact Matt Tabor:


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AM Hillsborough Optometric | 15% discount.

141 Mayo St., Hillsborough. 919-732-0805