Pat Horton, Regional President, Retail Division;
Bill Lawhon, Regional President, Commercial Division
Aug. 28 Uwharrie Bank has created two new divisions: Pat Horton will be the new regional president of the retail banking division, while Bill Lawhon will be the new regional president of the commercial banking division.
Aug 26 Lake Norman – The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce and Lake Norman Economic Development unveiled new logos during Thursday’s Power Luncheon at NorthStone Country Club in Huntersville.
“The new, contemporary look modernizes and energizes our mark, and, at the same time, reflects the great history and tradition of Lake Norman,” said Ryan McDaniels, Lake Norman Economic Development Executive Director.
Aug 28 Ten-year-old AnneLeigh Twer is spending her summer helping kids in need. The first-ever Junior Honoree of the W.I.S.H. Society has a goal of raising $6,000, which is enough to grant a wish of a child suffering from a life-threatening medical condition. In partnership with Lake Norman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, AnneLeigh will be holding a Lemonade Stand and selling baked goods on Saturday, Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to benefit Make-A-Wish Central and Western North Carolina.
Aug. 25 Huntersville’s Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home recently welcomed certified life tribute professional Terrie Anne Hintz as its funeral celebrant partner. These titles mean Hintz, who has degrees and certifications in mortuary science, funeral service science and arts and cremator operation, provides personalized services for non-religious deceased individuals instead of a generic non-religious service. She meets with the family to ask questions about the deceased, then customizes the service, writes the eulogy and officiates the service.
Aug. 28 The Cabarrus County Fair will open for the 2014 season on Friday, Sept. 5, and run through Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Cabarrus Arena and Events Center off Hwy 49. Admission to the fair is $7 for ages 12-64, $5 for ages 65+ and those with military ID, $3 for ages 6-11 and ages 5 and younger are admitted free. Parking is free.
Aug. 22 Davidson-based E.S. Johnson Builders will have a Ground Breaking Ceremony Aug. 26 at 11 am for its 2015 Build for the Cure show home. This is the fifth show home the business has built through Build for the Cure to benefit the Susan G. Komen Charlotte affiliate, a breast cancer non-profit that serves 13 area counties. Eric Johnson of E.S. Johnson Builders established Build for the Cure as a charity. The show home is expected to be finished in spring 2015, when it will open for tours and fund-raising events.
Aug 26 Huntersville resident David Hill was named Bayada's Home Health Care "national hero" for the second quarter. One of six employees chosen from 22 states, he works out of the Concord office.
This letter is from Mark J. Neroni, who lives on Sandyedge Drive in Cornelius. He is a former management consultant with Accenture. He is now a senior relationship manager for FNC, a mortgage lending software company. He has a BBA in finance from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA in MIS and marketing from Indiana University. He is also a volunteer for the WidenI77.org group.
Fool Me Twice, Shame On Me
By now, everyone in the Cornelius area has suffered through the congestion resulting from the Diverging Diamond Catawba Avenue bridge project over I-77.
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