Hough High School's Future Business Leaders of America Club and JROTIC hosted their second annual Career Day event March 18 in the school's gymnasium. Professionals from the community shared their career/occupation experience with Hough students. Some of the local businesses that participated were Wells Fargo, CMPD, Duke Energy, CMS, AT&T, Charlotte Living and The Herald Weekly. Representatives from these companies helped prepare students for the professional world by giving them firsthand knowledge about different career paths. (Photo courtesy of Sarah Gillie)
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Premier Sotheby’s International Realty celebrated its entry into the Lake Norman real estate market March 12 at 19825 North Cove Road. Sotheby’s is the latest international realty firm to promote luxury living at Lake Norman. The company, associated with the storied auction house, has recruited top talent, most notably Nadine Deason. Prior to joining the firm, Deason achieved more than $266 million in closed residential real estate sales since 2005 as a sales associate. (Photo courtesy of Sarah Gillie)
Visit Lake Norman Christian School for their Open House this Wednesday, February 11, from 8 am-3pm! Lake Norman Christian School is located at 251 South Street, Davidson. Details: 704-987-9811 or visit their website at www.lakenormanchristian.org.
A fun time was had by all who attended the 10th anniversary celebration at The Corkscrew Wine Shoppe and Bar this past Thursday night, October 2nd! Many enjoyed the free giveaways, music, food and wine!
Many enjoyed the festivities at Aquesta's Huntersville Branch Grand Opening this past Saturday! The branch is located on Sam Furr Road in the Northcross Village Shopping Center! Everyone enjoyed music from 102.9 the Lake, a 20 foot inflatable tidal wave slide, a money grab booth, Ipad mini give-aways, chair massages, face painting, food, games, prizes and more!
Birkdale Village played host to Taste of Birkdale, an event in which shoppers got to sample food from its restaurants, fashion from its boutiques and drinks from Total Wine & More. The Sept. 20 event benefited the Hospice & Palliative Care of Charlotte Region.
On Tuesday, September 16th, Hendrick Automotive Group celebrated the opening of the brand new home of Audi Northlake at 10725 Old Statesville Road in Charlotte! If you are looking for a new ride, come on in and visit them! (Photos by Kelly Wright)
Choplin's restaurant conveniently located just off exit 28 is known for their farm to table fresh food, and they take extra pride in their seafood dishes. Everyone will feel comfortable at Choplin's, whether for lunch or dinner, Choplins restaurant is sure to please your palate without breaking the budget. Take a look inside, you'll find a comfortable atmosphere and some photos of our patrons favorite dishes. Photos by Nate.
Aquesta Community Bank continues their growth and held their Ribbon Cutting for their Cornelius East Branch. Stay tuned for more information on their Huntersville Branch Opening Dates! Check out the Aquesta Bank HQ Profile page for more about their convenient offerings. Photos by Patrick Nicholson.
Photos from Bank of the Ozarks Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for the Cornelius branch which is the second full-service branch in the Charlotte area! Senior Vice President, Tom Dutton, was there for the ribbon cutting at 11:00 a.m. followed by BBQ @ 11:30. Bank of the Ozarks offers deposit and loan services at the location, as well as small business, commercial and real estate lending. The bank will add home mortgage lending to its offerings. Photos by Dana Pianowski.
Mint Landscaping is the leader in the landscaping industry. We are licenced: NC Landscape Contractors, NC Irrigation, and NC Pesticide Applications. With all our licenses, we have the ability to handle your entire project from beginning to end. We oversee everything from Hardscapes and pools, to Greenscapes, Waterscapes, Fencing, Irrigation, Outdoor Lighting, and we'll keep your new oasis under control with our Lawn Maintenance programs. For us - Landscaping isn't just our business - it's our passion.
The Lake Norman Chamber held it's monthly Business After Hours at Port City Club. Port City provided incredible appetizers prepared by Lake Norman’s well known and very talented Chef Tim Schafer. The members mixed and mingled throughout the dining area, bar, outdoor patio, and what they call "The Beach"... Sand, Fine Outdoor Furniture, and palm trees overlooking the lake. Needless to say - everyone was smiling. Thanks to Port City and Congrats on their Official Ribbon Cutting. Photos by Nate.
The Lake Norman Chamber held their annual Business Expo at Davidson College Baker Sports complex. Local businesses came and set up booths to display their services to the community. Lake Norman Publications (Huntersville Herald, Mooresville Weekly, and Denver Weekly) had a booth there promoting our weekly print publications and our NEW "Social for Local" digital marketing platform that allows Businesses to connect with consumers just like Facebook helps people connect to people. Contact us for information about how we can help introduce your business and keep your existing business top of mind - both through print and our unique "Social for Local" digital platform.
The Lake Norman Chamber held their Annual Semi-Formal awards banquet. This event drew many local business owners and several familiar political faces as well. Thom Tillis, and Jeff Tarte were in attendance to show their support for Lake Norman area business leaders. Photos by Martha Moye.
- Southern Homes of the Carolinas - Cornelius Branch Profile Page
- Thursday, November 14, 2013
Southern Homes of the Carolinas, a successful and growing real estate company, held a ribbon cutting for their new office space located at 7752 Gateway Lane, Suite 200 Concord NC 28027 on November 14 from 4:00-6:00. Food, beverages and networking! This is one of three new offices Southern Homes has in the surrounding areas, in addition to their main office in Cornelius. To learn more visit www.southernhomesbroker.com or call (704) 896-2000.
Lake Norman Executive Women held their November meeting between 11:30am to 1:00pm at The Hilton Garden Inn in Mooresville. More than 30 women attended and represented industries from fitness, financial, marketing, beauty and each woman was given a couple of minutes to introduce themselves and their business to the entire group. Many thanks to The Hilton Garden Inn for hosting and providing an extremely nice lunch for all of us! Photos by Nate Davis.
For over 17 years Dr. G's has helped over 70,000 people lose weight quick and safely. We joined Dr. G's for the grand opening of Dr. G's Weight Loss & Wellness located in Jetton Village. Many clients attended the grand opening and while they didn't really want their picture taken, they had Testimonial after Testimonial... Dr. G's is the real deal and everyone we spoke to regarding his practice had nothing but compliments. If you're interested in losing weight, give Dr. G's a call - they'll be happy to discuss the options with you and how each program is designed specifically for you. Call us today!
Fox & Hound in Birkdale just finished their new renovations and we LOVE the new décor and especially the new layout. Gone are the Bar and Back Room tables and IN with super long high tops that are perfect for socializing and meeting new folks. Fox and Hound was packed with patrons and the Charity Buffet was a HUGE success as well. Special Thanks to our friends at Fox and Hound for inviting us out - we'll definitely be back and we bet you will too! Photos by Nate and Courtney.
Port City Club has been operating in unadvertised “Soft Opening mode” for the past week. We would like to thank all of our customers, friends, neighbors and fans for visiting us and critiquing their experience at Port City Club. Many have expressed that they have really enjoyed the creative food selections and the remodeling of the building. With the tremendous response to our soft opening, we apologize for some of the longer than usual wait times. We are still training servers and staff as they take care of customers. We are addressing these problem areas and plan to stay in “Soft Opening mode” until they are solved. We STILL NEED TO HIRE about 50 people - APPLICATIONS in person from 12 – 4pm EXPERIENCED SERVERS, BARTENDERS, BUSERS and LINE COOKS with good customer service.
The Lake Norman Chamber held their monthly MIXER at Verde Urban Mexican Kitchen & Cantina located just off exit 25. Verde provided some incredible samples and we look forward to heading back for a full meal! Verde is brought to you by the same group as Prickly Pear in Mooresville, so you can count on fantastic flavors as well as presentation. We'll see you at the next chamber MIXER.
When you walk into Blumengarten in Cornelius, the first thing you notice is the wide variety of colorful, fresh flowers separated into tin baskets by the front door.The baskets hold everything from sunflowers and lilies to less common selections like safari sunsets and caspedias.Blumengarten has a lot more than flowers. The shop sells a variety of gifts, including aromatic candles and soaps and handmade pottery by Mooresville artist Shari Crouse.
This year, the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce received nominations from Sweet Dreams Mattress and Furniture, Deborah Young Studios, Innovative Pest Management, Rural Hill, The Range at Lake Norman, Ferrucci's Old Tyme Italian Market, LKN Savings and CURRENTS Magazine for the 2013 Small Business of the Year.This year's winner was CURRENTS Magazine and the runner up was Innovative Pest Management.
Photos of The Lucky Dog Bark and Brew Facilities. 20,000 Sq. Ft. of Space for your dogs to RUN! Indoor Playground, 2 Outdoor Playgrounds, indoor bar/dog owner playground, TV's lining the walls, and plenty of room for all the little dogs to familiarize themselves. If you own a dog and you haven't been to The Lucky Dog Bark and Brew... both of you are missing out on lots of fun!
Aquesta Bank and Insurance celebrated the Grand Opening of their new Headquarters with style. Jeff Tarte was in attendance, along with many other local politicians for this great event. Aquesta has plans to expand and open many satellite offices in the Lake Norman Community. Aquesta is Lake Norman's Community Bank - "Earning your Trust Every Day" - Photos by Nate Davis.