Friday, January 31, 2020
Dr Walker ready to cut the ribbon with Dr. Pate (above) and talking with Chamber guests below. (Photos by Chase Photography)
Welcome Dr. Ed Pate and Dr. Chelsey Walker to the Chamber
Elite Spine Center has new owners and a new location at 6021 Wilkinson Boulevard in Belmont.
Owners Dr. Ed Pate and Dr. Chelsey Walker celebrated their grand opening with a Chamber ribbon cutting on Jan. 31, 2020. Another Chamber member Belmont Executive Offices, owned by J.C. and Maria Vargas, purchased and remodeled the building, which was home to radio station WCGC.
Elite Spine Center offers the newest in technology and therapy combined with a chiropractic approach to individuals seeking non-surgical alternatives to neck, back, leg and arm pain.
In the photo, Dr. Pate and Dr. Walker are about to cut the ribbon along with staff members, friends and Chamber members. Holding the ribbon are Johanna Giese of Mary Kay Cosmetics and Scot Hughes of Brightway Insurance. For more on Elite Spine Center, call 704-829-1002 or visit www.elitespinecenter.com.
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Dr. Tessa Harlow has just cut the ribbon with Belmont Mayor Charlie Martin, her mom Melanie Harlow, boyfriend Sami Mehovic, Chamber members and friends. Holding the ribbon are Candace Nichols (left) of Today's Daily Bread and Chamber Board member Andrea Sipka of Schooley Mitchell.
On second floor of former bank building at 32 N. Main Street
Chamber members and friends enjoyed celebrating the ribbon cutting of Tessa Chiropractic on Jan. 27, 2020. Belmont Mayor Charlie Martin welcomed everyone to the grand opening. Dr. Tessa Harlow works with families and athletes of all ages on traditional chiropractic care as well as specialty therapies such as e-slim, laser, cupping and KT tapping. Tessa Chiropractic is located at 32 N. Main Street Suite 204 & 206 in downtown Belmont. For more information on how Dr. Tessa can help you call 704-736-5929.
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Janet Sarn of South State Bank presents the award to Natasha and Tony Gilbert.
BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by South State Bank
Presented by Janet Sarn
John & Jennifer Church and Brian Hackett
Sponsored by Duke Energy
Presented by Angie Bittle
HARLEY B. GASTON, JR.PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD
Sponsored by Creative Solutions Special Events
Presented by Brad Thomas
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Montcross Area Chamber officers for this year are: From left, Treasurer Wil Neumann of Gaston Capital Partners, Board Chair Heath Jenkins of the Town of Stanley, Past Chair Shannon Thomas of Creative Solutions Special Events and Secretary Nicole Flowers of Wilbert Plastic Services. Chair-Elect Gordon Quarles of Blue Harbor Bank was unable to attend.
New record high in membership of 538 announced
Stanley Town Manager Heath Jenkins was elected to lead the Montcross Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for the next year during the Chamber's 60th Annual Celebration and General Membership Meeting on Jan. 23, 2020, in the Mount Holly Grand Hall. A full house of more than 275 attended the gala, for which the presenting sponsor was CaroMont Health.
Outgoing Board Chair Shannon Thomas announced a new record high membership level of 538 for the Chamber during her 2019 in review comments.
Other officers elected were: Chair-elect Gordon Quarles of Blue Harbor Bank, Treasurer Wil Neumann of Gaston Capital Partners, Secretary Nicole Flowers of Wilbert Plastic Services; and Past-Chair Shannon Thomas of Creative Solutions Special Events.
Guests enjoyed a reception sponsored by H&M Catering and a Silent Auction sponsored by Wilbert Plastic Services before a dinner served by Jim 'N Nicks Catering. ATG Entertainment was the sound and video sponsor.
Awards presented during the program included: EPIC Award to Chronicle Millworks, sponsored by Duke Energy; Harley B. Gaston, Jr. Public Service Award to Larry Capps, president of Piedmont Area Wildlife Stewards (PAWS), sponsored by Creative Solutions Special Events; and Business of the Year Award to Chick-fil-A Belmont, sponsored by South State Bank.
Also elected to their first term of service on the Chamber Board were:
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New Board Chair Heath Jenkins accepts gavel presented by 2019 Board Chair Shannon Thomas.
Thursday, January 16, 2020
Dr. Amber Pederson is ready to cut the ribbon with her husband Victor Verna, Belmont Mayor Pro Tem Jim Hefferan, City Council member Martha Stowe, Chamber members and friends, and, holding the ribbon, Denise Price Thomas of DPT Consulting & Training (left) and Elaine Lyerly of Lyerly Agency.
Are you ready to transform our health in the next 14 days?
Congratulations to Dr. Amber Pederson and the Healing Platform on the ribbon cutting and grand opening of a new facility in the Stowe Building at 100 N. Main St., Suite 220, Belmont, NC 28012.
Belmont Mayor Charlie Martin, Mayor Pro Tem Jim Hefferan and City Council member Martha Stowe welcomed chamber members and friends as they toured the facility and heard more about the services offered and the importance of a healthy lifestyle. The group enjoyed refreshments and networking before moving outside for the ribbon-cutting ceremony.
For more information about Healing Platform and Dr. Amber Pederson visit https://healingplatform.com.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Some of those attending are in the photo. From the left, on the front row, are Sandy Barnett, Stephanie Rauch, Norma Culbreth, Ashley Martin, Svetlana Rjicova and Larry Nordlinger. On the back row, from left, are Donna Jackson, Denise Price Thomas, Chadwell Smith, Floyd Bailey, Jr., and Carrie Tanner of Cinnaholic.
Estia's Kouzina in Belmont hosted Lunch & Learn group
Larry Nordlinger of the Nordlinger Agency and Symmetry Group provided information on a plan to become debt free in nine years at the January Chamber Lunch & Learn at Estia’s Kouzina in Belmont.
Those attending also received access to an online planning tool and important information organizing system. For more information on the Nordlinger Agency, call 864.553.1310, or visit www.nordlingeragency.com.
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Departing Board members thanked for their service
Chamber Board Chair Shannon Thomas (center in photo) hosted the 2019 Board of Directors for breakfast on Jan. 14, 2020, at the Creative Solutions Special Events Showroom in downtown Belmont. It was the last meeting for several members who have completed their terms. New members will be elected and installed at the 60th Annual Celebration on January 23.
Please join us in thanking departing Board members who have given generously of their time in voluntary service to the Chamber. They are, from left, Katy Windell of McLean Funeral Directors, Clif Calvert of McKenney Family Dealerships, Bill Ingram of Home Trust Bank, Robert Aldrich of Aldrich CFO Services, Paul Lowrance of McKenney Business Services, Melia Lyerly of Lyerly Agency, Robert Larrison of Atrium Health and Regina Moody of Holy Angels. Not present for the photo were outgoing Board members Jonathan Yandle of BB&T Bank and Chris Kennedy of Kennedy Business Solutions.