Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Monday, February 10, 2020
Cramerton Mayor Will Cauthen ready to cut the ribbon at CaroMont Health's new family medical office in Cramerton, with Town Commissioner Susan Neeley and Town Manager David Pugh , CaroMont officials and Chamber representatives.
Cramerton landed its long-sought medical practice and CaroMont Health opened its newest family medicine office with the snip of a red ribbon by Dr. M. “Jay” Petruska on Feb. 10, 2020 at 4235 South New Hope Road in Gastonia. The Montcross Area Chamber partnered with CaroMont Health on the ribbon-cutting ceremony.
The 15,493-square-foot facility near Cramerton Middle School is the first to be built in the commercial section of the Villages at Cramerton Mills community.
Executive Vice President of CaroMont Health Dr. Costa Andreou welcomed friends, employees, elected officials and members of the community to the ceremony. Other speakers were CaroMont Health Board Chairman Donnie Loftis, Cramerton Mayor Will Cauthen and Montcross Area Chamber Board Chair Heath Jenkins of the Town of Stanley.
“I can’t tell you what it means to our citizens,” said Mayor Cauthen. “CaroMont Health’s willingness to partner with us on this project has been incredible. We are so proud of everything happening here.”
Dr. Petruska and Dr. Cristian Pantea, are relocating their CaroMont Family Medicine practice in Belmont to the new facility in Cramerton. They will be joined by Ann Marie Watts, RN, MSN, FNP-BC and Kani Smith, FNP-BC. The new practice includes 18 exam rooms; three procedure rooms and on-site x-ray and laboratory services, including point of care testing.
The practice is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. To make an appointment, call 704.825.4750.
Dr. Jay Petruska cut the first ribbon to applause and cheers at the grand opening of the new CaroMont Health primary care practice in Carmerton on Monday, Feb. 10, 2020.
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Representing ROAR are, from the left, Rick and Gerda Arcia and their daughters Olivia Talley (cutting the ribbon), Anne Arcia and Julia Arcia. Also enjoying the celebration are grandchildren Saskia, Wolfgang (the bearded one) and Konrad. Holding the ribbon are, at left, Chamber board member Robert Aldrich of Aldrich CFO Services and Board Chair-Elect Gordon Quarles of Blue Harbor Bank. In the photos below, the grandchildren having fun at the celebration with Oliva Talley modeling the Batman costume. (Photos by Chase Photography)
ROAR's business partners show support at ribbon cutting
At the grand opening of his offices in the TechWorks of Gaston County innovation center in Belmont on Feb. 5, 2020, ROAR Business Services powered by Proforma owner Rick Arcia organized a trade show exhibition featuring several of his business partner companies and involved the entire Arcia family. Rick's wife Gerda and their three daughters and four grandchildren participated in the celebration.
ROAR Business Services is a full-service marketing solutions provider for printing, promotional products, ecommerce and packaging solutions.
Chamber members and other guests qualified for prizes by visiting all of the trade show exhibits and learning about their products and services ranging from promotional apparel and printing to 3-D printing of promotional items from small custom nightlights to life-size action figure costumes.
For more on ROAR Business Services, call 980.550.3016, or visit www.roarbebold.com.
Rick Arcia speaking at grand opening, supported by his wife Gerda and daughters, Olivia Talley and Anne and Julia Arcia.
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.