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Founders of a community group organized after the Charlottesville riots in 2017, have been selected by the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce as Individual Diversity Champions for 2018. Willie and Pam Jones, Sue Rankin - White, and Ron Parts are the three key founders and original members of the community network called Unity in Community. Unity in Community is focused on education and reduction of discrimination and segregation in the Lake Norman area. The primary vehicle is small groups of mixed race, gender and ethnicity who study history and share personal experiences related to discrimination and racial bias. Following the…
Huntersville’s Southwire Company honored for Diversity Practices Southwire Company, LLC, North America’s Leading manufacturer of wire and cable used in the distribution and transmission of electricity, was honored last week for its diversity and inclusion practices by the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce. Southwire’s Huntersville facility was singled out among Lake Norman companies for its hiring and management practices and for encouraging its employees to develop a better understanding and appreciation of other employees when it comes to sex, race, and cultural identity. Nearly one hundred business and community leaders gathered at the River Run Country Club as Michelle Murphy,…
SCORE is comprised of mentors who are active and retired business men and women providing clients with free and confidential business counseling. Counseling can be conducted at the client`s place of business, at our chapter headquarters, by telephone or via email. SCORE mentors and representatives from the local business community also conduct a variety of regularly scheduled, low-cost educational workshops that provide valuable information and techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business. Visit us at https://charlotte.score.org/ What Score can do for Lake Norman Chamber Members: • Assist in dealing with problems that are affecting performance and profitability• Help…
Charrette/Informational Open House for INGLESIDE, ca. 1855 December 4th, 2018 - 4PM to 7PM 7225 Bud Henderson Rd., Huntersville The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission will be engaging with the public, the development community, the real estate community, non-profits, community leaders, and local government officials to discuss potential uses for the historic Ingleside property. The structure of the Charette/Informational Open House will be informal and our Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce Members are encouraged to drop-in anytime between 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM. RSVP to:Jennifer Cootsjen@gracefulroots.com704.777.1745 OR Stewart GrayMecklenburg CountySenior Preservation PlannerCharlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission2100 Randolph Rd, Charlotte NC 28207 (704) 376-9115(704)…
Focus Friday – November 16th 8:30 to 10:00 am Focus on North Mecklenburg Magistrate This month’s Focus Friday will examine the need for a North Mecklenburg Magistrate. It takes place Friday, November 16th from 8:30 to 10 am in the Randy Marion Board Room 19900 West Catawba Avenue Suite 201 in Cornelius. The need for a Magistrate has been on the Chamber’s Legislative Agenda since 2010 but in recent months the issue has taken on new life with a special push by the three Lake Towns of Huntersville, Davidson, and Cornelius. A news report earlier this year from The Herald…
(Huntersville, NC) Every dog is super at this one-of-a-kind dog event for the Charlotte area! Bring your family, friends, and dog (or dogs) to Historic Rural Hill for one of the area’s best known dog events, now in its twenty-third year! The weekend of canine fun is November 10 and 11 from 10 AM – 4 PM each day. Tickets are available online or may be purchased at the gate. Single day admission is only $11 per person, $8 for children ages 5 – 12, and ages 4 and under are free. 2-day tickets are also available at www.ruralhill.com. The…
Twenty five area Lake Norman nonprofits attended a quarterly meeting held at Angels and Sparrows Soup Kitchen in Huntersville. The meeting hosted by the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce allowed the executives, staff, and volunteers from regional nonprofits and civic clubs to share programs, fundraisers, and activities being held in the last quarter of the year as well as the mission of each organization. The meeting was facilitated by Chamber President & CEO Bill Russell. Nonprofits who participated included: The Cain Center for the Arts, Butterfly Nation, Answer Scholarships, American Legion – Huntersville. Lake Norman - Huntersville Rotary Club, The…
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