April 23 The Lake Norman Chamber and the Town of Cornelius will host a public workshop and educational briefing on the Exit 28 Diverging Diamond Interchange Thursday, April 24 at 7 pm at Cornelius Town Hall. It is a chance to hear from DOT officials and town staff about the construction time table and impact on local businesses.
April 21 Aquesta Financial Holdings, parent company of Aquesta Bank, reported operating income rose 23 percent during the first quarter of 2014 compared to last year. The Cornelius-based company reported unaudited net income of $428,000 compared to net income of $347,000 for the first quarter of 2013.
April 23 The Charlotte chapter of The National Association of Women Business Owners has announced the slate of award finalists for their 29th Annual Business Women of the Year Awards. NAWBO Charlotte's Business Owner award winners will be announced at their Gala on May 20 at the Charlotte City Club. Mary Kathryn Ewart of Aflac in Concord is one of the three finalists for the NAWBO Charlotte Rising Star Award.
April 17 Patrick Joseph Distinctive Homes, LLC, hired Ron DuDonis as Project Manager of Residential Construction in the Lake Norman area. DuDonis brings 24 years of construction experience to Patrick Joseph, managing premier neighborhoods such as The Peninsula and The Point.
April 23 Green Drinks will host speaker Christa Rogers, Natural Resources Manager of Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation, April 24 from 5:30 to 7 pm. The event will be at the Davidson Wine Shop. More info: www.pies.northcarolina.org.
April 17 Dennis Cowardin was honored as a 2013 Main Street Champion at the North Carolina Main Street Annual Awards Ceremony in New Bern on April 1. Cowardin was selected for the recognition by the Mooresville Downtown Commission for exemplifying community volunteerism. N.C. Assistant Secretary of Commerce Dr. Pat Mitchell and Office of Urban Development Director Liz Parham presented Cowardin with the award.
April 23 The Cabarrus Chamber of Commerce will hold its "Meet the Candidates" on May 1. The event will last from 11 am to 1 pm at the Club at Irish Creek. It is free and includes a complimentary lunch, but chamber members must RSVP. Candidates for NC Senate District 36, NC House District 82, Board of County Commissioners, and Kannapolis City Schools Board of Education will be present. This event is only open to Chamber members.
April 17 Nan Gray, the former vice president of development at Samaritan’s Feet International, has been named director of marketing and business development at Concord Mills in Concord. Gray will be responsible for managing strategic marketing, business development, public relations, tenant and community relations, media buying and guest services.
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