Focus Friday – Friday, May 19th, 2017 8:30-10 am
Focus on Mecklenburg County & Ramsey Creek Beach
Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce 19900 West Catawba Ave, Cornelius NC
This month, Friday, May 19th from 8:30-10 am, the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce will focus on Mecklenburg County and the re-opening of Ramsey Creek Beach in Cornelius. Mecklenburg County Commissioner Jim Puckett will be on hand to discuss the Mecklenburg County Budget and answer questions from those who attend on a variety of questions impacting the County.
Also on hand is Greg Clemmer, Mecklenburg County Park Operations Manager who will discuss the Re-Opening of Ramsey Creek Beach located at 18441 Nantz Road in Cornelius, The beach is slated to open May 20, 2017 through Labor Day.
Individuals and families planning a trip to the beach will be able to visit daily between 10 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Lifeguards will be on duty during beach hours.
Throughout the summer (May 20, 2017- Labor Day), a park entrance fee will be collected. Rates are as follows:
Vehicles Monday - Thursday
• County resident $5 per vehicle
• Non-County resident $10 per vehicle
Vehicles Friday - Sunday and County observed holidays
• County resident $10 per vehicle
• Non-County resident $15 per vehicle
• Individuals 14 years and older $5 each
• Children 6-13 years old $3 each
• Children under 6 years old FREE
• Season park pass County resident $52
• Season park pass non-County resident $77
A free shuttle will operate from Northcross Park and Ride lot in Huntersville (17126 Northcross Drive) to Ramsey Creek Beach on weekends and holidays. The shuttle will run every 15 minutes from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Beach goers who use the shuttle will have free access to the beach.
Focus Friday is a public policy program of the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce which examines community and legislative issues from multiple perspectives. While intended for chamber of commerce members and community leaders, guests are welcome by RSVP to the Chamber at 704-892-1922. Focus Friday is presented by Novant Health - Huntersville Medical Center and sponsored by Business Today and WSIC 100.7 FM. The program is emceed by Public Policy Chairman Joshua Dobi.
The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce, with approximately 1,000 business members, represents the Huntersville, Davidson, Cornelius, and greater Lake Norman regional business community.