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Each quarter, the Lake Norman Chamber engages area nonprofits in a roundtable discussion of their activities and events. The purpose is to allow nonprofits to share their mission and current activities so that our organizations can collaborate and assist each other. The last meeting was held March 20th at the Levine & Dickson Hospice House – Huntersville. Previous meetings have been held at Lydia's Loft, The Ada Jenkins Center, and the Lake Norman Chamber. Our next meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, June 19th at Collaborative Solution Group, Ballroom 9820 Northcross Center Court in Huntersville. The event will be held…
Join us for Focus Friday – June 15th 8:30 10:00 am The N.C. General Assembly approved HB 514 earlier this month which allows four Charlotte area towns/cities including Huntersville and Cornelius (the others are Mint Hill and Pineville) to open their own Charter Schools. Critics of the bill argued that HB 514 could lead to segregation in the schools while supporters countered it provided parents’ choice in educational opportunities. Approval now provides the towns that resource in the future. Huntersville Mayor Pro Tem and Lake Norman Educational Collaborative Co-chair Melinda Bales and CMS Government Relations Coordinator & Policy Administrator Charles…
Special June BusinessWorks: Lunch n' Learn on Instangram 101 Tuesday, June 12th Noon – 1:15 pm Everyone seems to be on Instagram, but maybe you’ve been hesitant because you’re not quite sure what to do. What are hashtags and how do I use them? What would I even post? I hear people talking about engagement as a way to build a business. How do I do that? This workshop can help. It’ll cover all the basics to get you started, plus a few insider’s tips that will make you effective from the start. You will learn how to tell a…
  Lake Norman Chamber Member: On May 16th, the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce formally requested the Secretary of Transportation James Trogdon to strongly consider the recommendations which were made by an overwhelming consensus of the I-77 Policy Advisory Group. Those recommendations include: * Allow I-77 Mobility Partners to complete construction * Upon completion NCDOT buys out the contract * Road improvement projects funded by 'Bonus' allocation dollars are not interrupted * CRTPO is not involved in NCDOT decision making regarding alterations to the corridor * One toll lane is converted to a general purpose lane from exit 18 to exit 28 in both directions *…
Electric vehicles, shared-ride services, and autonomous technology look increasingly to revolutionize mobility and the form of our communities. As places continue to mature and densify, the demands on the mobility system will become increasingly important and will not be limited to the largest cities. Small and mid-sized communities will have the opportunity to embrace the benefits of this mobility revolution at the same time that they avoid the pitfalls. From parking to streetscapes, the technology has huge implications for investments that communities are making today. On Friday, June 22nd from 11:45 am until 1:15 pm, the Lake Norman Chamber will…
For more information contact: Melinda Bales 704-728-9643 Huntersville, N.C. - April 30, 2018 The Lake Norman Education Collaborative, in partnership with the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce, Lake Norman EDC and Hopewell High School’s Academies of Engineering and Hospitality and Tourism hosted the 3rd Annual Speed Networking Event at Hopewell High School in Huntersville NC on April 24, 2018. This workforce development event is designed to allow students an opportunity to network with business professionals in the career fields that interest them. The students are currently involved in courses designed to prepare them for careers after high school. The speed…
Join us for Focus Friday - May 18th! 8:30 10:00 am The Amazon HQ2 search turned site selection and the image of the future workplace on its head. Now learn about how companies are changing the way they view new locations to attract talent to their workplace (Millennials). Kathleen Rose with Rose and Associates will lead a discussion on: New Criteria for Selecting SpaceAttracting Talent: Millennial MagnetsWorkspace – New environments including co-working space and office design, meant to attract talentAnd Regional and Local Examples of new work environments for entrepreneurs and tech companies The Focus Friday takes on Friday, May…
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