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Newsmakers Breakfast ​July 11 taps into business side of beer

Lake Norman’s economic developer in chief, along with two beer industry leaders, will be the Newsmakers Breakfast speaker​s​ ​July11 at The Peninsula Club.​ ​Joining LKN economic developer Ryan McDaniels are Andrew Durstewitz, founder of D9 Brewing Co.and​ Ray Hutchinson, Head Brewmaster at 11 Lakes Brewing​. Both craft breweries are located in Cornelius.​ ​Craft breweries are […]

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Harassment differs by race, gender

    By Kate Stevens. Without many of the same resources to fight sexual harassment in the workplace as large corporations, small-business owners need to be aware of the type of work environment they are creating for their employees and have harassment policies already in place to handle problems if they arise. That’s according to […]

Kilted Buffalo’s “Zero K” race to raise money, not heart rates

Feb. 21 – If you don’t like running but do like beer and philanthropy, the Kilted Buffalo in Birkdale Village has a weekend event just for you. On Saturday, Feb. 24, the Kilted Buffalo will hold its “Zero K” race benefiting The Hope House Foundation. The Hope House, located in Huntersville, provides transitional housing and […]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College offers business seminars

Feb. 2. Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is offering numerous seminars this spring for local small business-owners through the Small Business Center. Seminars are provided free-of-charge and open to the public. Seminars include topics like “How to Start a Business” and “How to Write a Business Plan. ” More advanced topics including “Make Facebook Advertising Work for […]

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Rusty Knox: People friendly with business background

By Kate Stevens. The future of Davidson lies in collaboration and team work with other north Mecklenburg towns and the city of Charlotte, said Mayor Rusty Knox on Dec. 14 just two days after he was sworn in as Davidson’s new leader. “Regionalism is going to be very important for how our area survives and […]

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Newsmakers Breakfast: How SC is going after our freight

Mecklenburg County Commissioner Jim Puckett and former Lake Norman Chamber Chairman John Hettwer will be in the hot seat(s) at Business Today Newsmakers Breakfast May 17 at The Peninsula Club. The topic during the audience-driven question and answer session is South Carolina’s growing advantage in interstate commerce. Both men are active in the anti-toll leadership, […]

Former CEO of McCormick keynotes small business event

Alan Wilson, the former chairman and CEO of McCormick & Co., will be the featured speaker at a small business conference May 2 at The Peninsula Club. The event, which gets under way at 11 a.m. with networking, includes lunch. The cost to attend is $30. Wilson was CEO of the spice company from 2008 […]

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Economic outlook Q&A with top economist Jan. 19

It looks like another growth year for North Carolina, according to economists. Economist Michael Walden from NC State University, predicts that North Carolina will continue to beat the nation in economic growth, with our state’s gross domestic product rising about 3.5 percent faster than the rate of national growth. Economist Sarah House will go deeper […]

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Legislators call I-77 toll lane project ‘terrible’ and totally one-sided

By Dave Vieser. The I-77 toll plan was front and center at a Newsmakers Breakfast at The Peninsula Club with NC Rep. John Bradford, a Republican, and Assemblyman-elect Chaz Beasley, a Democrat. Despite being on opposite sides of the aisles, the two—both rising stars in their respective parties—showed every sign of getting along, mutual respect and […]

4 recognized for Lifetime Achievement by Business Today

Fifteen hyper success stories were recognized at Top Women Champagne Reception at River Run Country Club in late October. More than 150 people attended the 12th annual celebration of women achievers. Former Lake Norman Chamber Chair Donna Moffett was one of the 15, and an example of women who lead. The head of her own […]

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