Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce

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LKN Chamber opens applications for leadership class

The Lake Norman Chamber is accepting applications for the 2017 – 2018 session of Leadership Lake Norman.  Applications have been made available to Chamber members but the program is also open to non-members wishing to expand their knowledge of the Lake Norman region.  Leadership Lake Norman, in its 21st year, is a program to develop a […]

NC Trans secretary picks Mercator Advisors to review I-77 contract

March 31. A company that was part of a team led by Cintra Concesiones de Infraestructuras and Zachry Construction Corp.—to develop the first phase of the Trans-Texas Corridor—has been selected to review the I-77 Express Lanes contract. NC Transportation Secretary Jim Trogdon said Mercator Advisors will conduct an in-depth, outside review. Mercator has not been involved in the $650 […]

District 98 challenger Jane Campbell lands EMILY’s List endorsement

Oct. 17. Jane Campbell, who is running as an independent for NC House District 98, has been endorsed by EMILY’s List, a nationwide advocacy group whose mission is to elect pro-choice Democratic women to public office. Campbell hopes to unseat Republican John Bradford in District 98 which includes Cornelius, Davidson and parts of Huntersville and […]

Champions of Diversity honored at Lake Norman Chamber event

Sept. 19. Four local businesses and nonprofits were recognized Thursday for their efforts to promote diversity and inclusiveness in their hiring, management and marketing practices. The 2016 Champions of Diversity winners at the event sponsored by the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce were: Charles P. Utz of Merrill Lynch for Lifetime Achievement. Angels & Sparrows […]

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Champions of Diversity luncheon Thursday

The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce will host the Champions of Diversity luncheon at noon Thursday at River Run Country Club in Davidson. Corporations, small business, nonprofits and individuals who practice and promote diversity are recognized each year. There will also be a panel discussion on Gender, Generational, and Racial Diversity moderated by Christopher R. […]

Charlotte region sets records for exports—$14 billion

Sept. 8. The International Trade Administration says the Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia metro area exported a record $14.0 billion in goods last year. Charlotte totals increased by $1.1 billion, or 8.5 percent, from 2014 to 2015, and is one of the 63 metro areas to achieve record export levels last year. Key merchandise export categories included transportation equipment, non-electrical machinery and […]

Lake Norman Chamber seeks Champions of Diversity nominations

Aug. 25. Companies, small businesses and nonprofits that are working to foster inclusiveness in the workplace are invited to nominate people for the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce’s Champions of Diversity. Nominations for businesses, individuals and nonprofit organizations that have done the hard work of bringing communities together along gender, racial or generational lines are […]

Mass transit is topic for Chamber’s Focus Friday

Mass transit will be the topic of the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce’s Focus Friday event for August. The event will feature John M. Lewis, CEO of the Charlotte Area Transit System, who will discuss Bus Rapid Transit and ongoing operations of the Charlotte region’s transit authority. Lewis will speak from 8:30-10 a.m. Friday, Aug. […]

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Mayor Travis issues statement on meeting with Sen. Berger

June 11. In a prepared statement, Cornelius Mayor Chuck Travis defended his visit to Sen. Philip Berger, along with Davidson Mayor John Woods, in support of the controversial Public Private Partnership that is building toll lanes on I-77 between Charlotte and Lake Norman. Here are his comments: “On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016, at 5:15pm, I attended […]

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Commissioner Puckett terms Mayor Travis’ actions ‘traitorous’

June 11. ANALYSIS. By Dave Yochum. Cornelius Mayor Chuck Travis chose June 8, “Town Hall Day” in the NC State Capitol, to express his personal views on widening I-77 to NC Sen. Philip Berger, the man who has so much to do with the ebb and flow of legislation in Raleigh. It was a peculiar day for Travis […]

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