SABIC engages in service projects

HUNTERSVILLE – Dozens of SABIC employees plan on dispersing across the region to participate in  various projects for the company’s Community Service Day on June 13.

Activities are as follows:

• Pick up trash, paint and landscape at North Mecklenburg Park.

• Landscape at Levine & Dickson Hospice Center.

• Pick up litter and remove brush from McDowell Creek as part of the Adopt-a-Stream program.

• Organize and pack food donations at Second Harvest Food Bank in Charlotte.

SABIC’s Huntersville-based teams are part of SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business, a global supplier of engineering thermoplastics.


Slabaugh joins Ballas Chiropractic

HUNTERSVILLE – Dr. Jessica Slabaugh, who specializes in pediatric and women's care, has joined Ballas Chiropractic. 

Slabaugh is certified in the Sacro Occipital and Cox Flexion Distraction techniques. She also uses treatment techniques such as Diversified, Thompson, Mechanical Impulse and Graston.

She does blood chemistry analysis and nutritional consulting using whole food supplements.


Huber Technology wins award

HUNTERSVILLE – Frost & Sullivan recognized Huber Technology with the 2013 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Service Leadership.

The Huntersville company stood out among competitors in the municipal and industrial water and wastewater treatment market.

Factors for the award included service quality, timeliness of service, impact on overall customer value and mitigating costs that would normally be added to existing contracts by competitors.


Nonprofit hires program director

HUNTERSVILLE – Alison Spasoff will start as day program director June 24 at Hinds’ Feet Farm, a nonprofit that helps people with brain injuries.

Her career has spanned 17 years in human services, including a recent stint as regional director for RHA Health Services.

The N.C. Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services presented her with the Sandra Wells Peterson Outstanding Case Manager award in 2001.


Chamber hosts ribbon cuttings

CORNELIUS – The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce will host a pair of ribbon cuttings June 13-20 to celebrate the grand openings of two new companies. 

The Bank of the Ozarks will cut its ribbon at 11 a.m. June 18 at the branch, 19815 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius.

Uncle Maddio’s Pizza celebrates at 11 a.m. June 20 at the restaurant, 10109 Northcross Center Court Drive, Huntersville.



Yoga center uses Facebook promotion

CORNELIUS – The Bindu Yoga engaged Facebook users May 15-June 15 by offering a free session to people who use their smartphones to check-in five times.

The yoga company, located at 20100 Zion Ave., has more than 1,100 likes on Facebook and more than 375 check-ins.

Details: 704-237-3635. 


Jackrabbit releases new look

CHARLOTTE – Jackrabbit Technologies is providing users with an updated interface that enhances the user-friendliness.

The updates provide a fresh look that incorporates the latest interface trends for improved user experience.



Hospital donates to senior center

HUNTERSVILLE – Novant Health Huntersville donated 20 sets of three-pound hand weights, as well as a portable storage rack to the North Mecklenburg Senior Center.

“Our strength training class participants are excited to have more options for their resistance training,” Executive Director Joanne Ahern said.


Realtors go through training

CHARLOTTE – Allen Tate Realtors announced Charlotte-area real estate agents who graduated from the company’s Winner’s Edge training in the Charlotte region.

• Huntersville – Marlene Warren.

• Lake Norman – Nancy Connolly, Payam (Paul) Hezar, John Melton, Lisa Weck and Sara Wissinger.

Winner’s Edge is a required, comprehensive real estate training program.



Chambers host speed networking

MOORESVILLE – Three chamber of commerce groups will engage in speed networking at Sam’s Club.

The event starts with breakfast at 7:30 a.m. June 13 at the store, 646 River Hwy., followed by several rounds of networking through 9 a.m.