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Chamber holds annual meeting with special guest

The Mint Hill Chamber of Commerce held its annual member luncheon October 25, at Pine Lake Country Club, voted for new members of the board of directors, and enjoyed a speech by Ret. Air Force Colonel Quincy Collins.

Former Mint Hill mayor Bob Long, Mint Hill police Chief Tim Ledford, and commissioner and mayor pro tem Lloyd Austin were in attendance for the lunch and Collins’ presentation. The members of the Chamber cast votes for 2013 board spots, and the chamber recognized a year that saw 30 new members.New Chamber members Candice Wood Photography, Scott Clark’s Toyota, and Superior Insurance were welcomed at the meeting.

President Rich Ferretti spoke in reflection of the year, thanking ambassadors and directors, and introducing Col. Collins.

Collins spoke about his days growing up in Concord, how the community changed after Pearl Harbor and how the country felt about the war and supported the troops, calling for America to remember, and to return to those feelings of support and patriotism.

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By |November 1st, 2012|Around Town|0 Comments

Chamber holds monthly meeting

At the monthly Chamber of Commerce Luncheon September 27, Dr. Dianne Beck, director of leadership and staff development at CPCC Levine Campus, spoke about CPCC and what it offers the community, how the college was established from the old Central High School building in Charlotte, and how students can acquire a low cost, quality education […]

By |October 12th, 2012|Around Town|0 Comments

Victory Junction provides camp for ill children

Carolyn Mullis spoke to the Chamber of Commerce last Thursday about Victory Junction, a Nascar-themed camp for chronically ill children.

The Petty family founded victory Junction in Randleman, N.C after their son died in a racing accident.  They donated 84 acres to build the camp.

Mullis described it as “one of the most amazing places in the […]

By |August 3rd, 2012|Around Town, Good deeds|0 Comments

Chamber welcomes new member

The Chamber of Commerce met at Jimmie’s last Thursday.  Rich Ferretti welcomed everyone and made some announcements.

The Mint Hill Madness committee is looking for volunteers to help with arts and crafts at the festival.  He introduced the board of directors and the new ambassadors.

“Your chamber is growing, and I just think that’s a wonderful thing,” […]

By |August 3rd, 2012|Around Town|0 Comments

Dunwellz grand opening

The Mint Hill Chamber of Commerce extended their welcome to Dunwellz last Thursday with a ribbon cutting for their grand opening.  Commissioners Lloyd Austin, Mickey Ellington, and Tina Ross were in attendance, along with Chamber members and Dunwellz owners, the Toler family.

“We welcome you to Mint Hill…. It’s a pleasure to have you as a […]

By |July 12th, 2012|Around Town|0 Comments

Queen’s Grant: past, present, future

Queen’s Grant High School principal, Dr. Mike Smith, presented a talk to the Mint Hill Chamber of Commerce last Thursday entitled “Queen’s Grant High School: Our legacy, past, present, and future.”  Queen’s Grant is a local public charter school founded in 2006.  Its doors opened to students in the fall of 2007, and it moved […]

By |July 6th, 2012|Queen's Grant|1 Comment