By Dave Vieser
Secure with the knowledge that weekday lane closings at Exit 28 are finally a thing of the past, a group of some 30 local business leaders gathered Wednesday evening at Prosciutto's Restaurant to brainstorm methods of bringing customers back after long traffic delays during the summer kept customers away from the new Diverging Diamond Interchange.
Green Drinks Lake Norman hosts Lime Energy Thursday Nov. 20 at Summit Coffee in Davidson. The program starts at 5:30 p.m. Green Drinks is sponsored by the Project for Innovation, Energy and Sustainability in Davidson. The Lime Energy team will explain how the Duke Energy Small Business Energy Saver program helps small businesses become more sustainable and save money as well as how to get a free energy assessment.
Nov. 18 The Peninsula Club Foundation hosted 200 guests at The Peninsula Club Nov. 8 for its annual fundraising gala and million dollar bash. The Casino Royale themed event was emceed by WBTV news anchor Paul Cameron and featured a full casino, raffle prizes and live music by All Out Accoustical Band. The event raised over $100,000 which will be donated to local charities that serve residents of the North Mecklenburg community.
A dialogue among Cabarrus County and Kannapolis City K-14 educators, community leaders, and members of the business community will take place at the Davis Theatre in Concord Friday, December 5, 2014 from 7:30-11:30am. The education summit will result in a better understanding of challenges faced by educators, needs of the business community for a qualified workforce, and how both may be addressed by working together. Presented by the Cabarrus Arts Council.
Nov. 18 Ingersoll Rand raised $1.27 million for United Way of the Carolinas, shattering the company goal of $1 million, and compelling United Way to induct them into the Million Dollar Club. Ingersoll Rand is the first company outside Charlotte to surpass the million dollar mark for United Way of Central Carolinas, joining Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Duke Energy and Carolinas HealthCare System. Recently, United Way’s Executive Director Jane McIntyre joined nearly 250 Ingersoll Rand employees at a victory celebration at Davidson campus.
Nov. 13 Aquesta Financial Holdings Inc and subsidiaries (OTC Markets symbol AQFH) announced Thursday that it will pay a dividend of 11 cents a share to shareholders of record Dec. 2. The dividend is payable on Dec. 17. The new dividend represents a 10 percent increase over last year's dividend.
Nov. 18 The Chamber alongside Energy United, Apex Technology, Business Today and Cornelius Today will host the Elected Officials Power Lucheon at Northstone Country Club. The luncheon will be held Nov. 20 from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and will honor the local, county and state elected officials who serve the region. This year’s key note speaker will be Karen Bentley, the former District 1 Commissioner. Cost will be $20 for chamber memebers and $25 for non-members. Elected officials can attend free of charge. To register or for more information, call the chamber at 704-892-1922.
Nov. 12 After 13 years of experience in the private, nonprofit and public sectors, Rebecca Edwards was named Concord’s new Human Resource Director. Edwards will begin work with the City of Concord on Monday, Dec. 8. In her new role, Edwards will provide leadership to the Human Resources department, with responsibility for recruitment, classification and compensation, benefits, wellness (including employee clinic), training, employee relations, and personnel records.
- Association of chamber execs names 2015 board of directors
- Veteran's Day Observance
- Incentives worth almost $1 million bring Charlotte firm to Huntersville
- blueharbor bank's third-quarter net rises significantly
- 'Crowdfunding' drive will help Lomax Farm
- Visit Lake Norman honored with two awards at the North Carolina Tourism Conference
- DDI meeting to be held Nov. 19
- Chamber hopes to launch Young Professionals Group
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