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“Truth, Courage, and Empowerment: Don’t Be Silent” The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce Diversity Council will host the Sixth Annual Women’s Conference at The Peninsula Club, 19101 Peninsula Club Drive in Cornelius on Thursday, April 19th from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm. The theme of this year’s conference is “Truth, Courage, and Empowerment: Don’t Be Silent.” Major Patricia Brown, Sr. Program Developer, Law Enforcement Training for Central Piedmont Community College – Merancas Campus, is the Chair of the 2018 Conference. “This past year a great deal of focus has been placed on sexual harassment and #MeToo Movement. Our Diversity Council…
Perhaps no road alignment has been discussed with as much interest over a long period of time as North Carolina Highway 73 which traverses much of Huntersville and Davidson from Lincoln to Cabarrus County. On Friday, April 20th at the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce Focus Friday, Town Transportation Planner Bill Coxe and Town Planning Director Jack Simoneau will be on hand to share: 1) The current schedule for NC 73 widening from NC 16 in Lincoln County to US 29 in Cabarrus County and the I-77/NC 73 interchange.2) The planning has begun, what do we know now and when…
Engeinneering, Hospitalty, and Marketing Business wners / Managers Sought fr Hopewell High School Career Day / Speed Networking Event  The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce working in partnership with the Lake Norman Economic Development Corporation, Visit Lake Norman, and our Education Collaborative will be hosting a special Speed Networking Career Day for students at Hopewell High School. The event takes place in the Media Center / Library of Hopewell High School 11530 Beatties Ford Rd in Huntersville. The chamber is asking our hospitality (hotel, restaurant, attraction) and marketing firms along with engineering businesses/corporations to spend just two hours on Tuesday,…
The following economic development announcement was provided to the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce from our partner the Lake Norman Economic Development Corporation on April 10, 2018.  Yokohama, a subsidiary of Tokyo-based The Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd., has announced their plans to locate an R&D facility in Cornelius, North Carolina. Yokohama will bring 56 jobs to the area.  “Cornelius is a great fit for our company,” said Tetsuya Kuze, vice president of Yokohama Corporation of North Carolina. “The proximity to the airport and the skilled workforce is going to make this facility very successful.” “Mecklenburg County is pleased to partner…
Lake Norman water quality update The following statement was issued by Duke Energy to members of the Lake Norman Chamber f Commerce and concerned citizens on April 9, 2019.  For more information visit: CoalAshQuestions@duke-energy.com    Key points  Drinking water supplies near Lake Norman and lake water quality remain safe. Nothing has changed for those who live, work and play near Lake Norman. The purpose of testing groundwater near ash basins is to determine which ash basins utilities should close around the nation. Duke Energy has already committed to closing all our ash basins, and work is well under way to close basins in…
April BusinessWorks! - Tuesday, April 10th 8:30-10 am “Start planning for your future and the future of your business by having a succession plan, knowing your retirement goals, and building up your future legacy.” Join us Tuesday, April 10th from 8:30 to 10 am as SCORE presents “Connecting your Business to Retirement and Estate Planning.” Our speakers are John Misner – SCORE Counselor and Tim Bartolomeo – MassMutual. .” The primary topics covered in this presentation include: • Developing a clearer picture of what life will look like in retirement• Understanding how the exit strategy from the business will impact…
Lake Norman Chamber Members are invited to participate in an OSHA Compliance, Work Place Safety & Data Security Seminar which will take place at the Lake Norman Chamber. The event will be held Friday April 13th 9 a.m. to noon and lunch is provided (But you must RSVP!) - see RSVP email below. The seminar will be held in the Randy Marion Conference Room, Suite 201 19990 W. Catawba Ave, Cornelius, NC. Join R3 Risk Management & Central Carolina Insurance Agency (P.O. Box 4078, Salisbury, NC 28078, www.centralcarolina.com) for an exclusive seminar on OSHA Compliance, Workplace Safety and Data Security. Topics…
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