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A quarterly publication of the Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce and The Daily Dispatch.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010 • 4th Quarter

Embers to return to VGCC on Dec. 3 for their annual Christmas concert Start your holiday season again this year with The Embers! The North Carolina band will play a return engagement in Henderson on Dec. 3. The 2010 “Christmas With The Embers” family concert will take place at the Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center at 7 p.m. A limited number of tickets are on sale now at the Chamber and from any Chamber board member. Prices are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. The Henderson-Vance County Chamber of Commerce coordinates the event, which is sponsored by CenturyLink, presenting sponsor; platinum sponsors, Progress Energy and P&G Pet Care; gold sponsor, Walmart Distribution Center #6091; and silver sponsors, Maria Parham Medical Center and Satterwhite Point Marina.

A scene from the 2009 “Christmas With The Embers” performance. The Embers recently played the final concert of this year’s “Meet Me in the Street” series in downtown Henderson.

The Embers are a North Carolina tradition, known for their special blend of rhythm and blues and beach music. The

group has been touring and turning out hits since its inception in 1958 and continues to be a local favorite.

Inside This Issue

First Chamber Summit held Business After Hours events New Teacher Package sponsors National Farm-City Week set Teacher Executive Institute Principal of the Year announced Chamber Intern profile Board / Ambassadors / Staff Sign up for Leadership Vance

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2011 annual banquet set for Feb. 8 The Henderson-Vance County Chamber of Commerce will celebrate 73 years at its Annual Membership Meeting and Banquet on Feb. 8. The event will be held at the Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center. Keynote speaker for the evening will be David Cutcliffe, head football coach at Duke University. A graduate of the University of Alabama, Cutcliffe became Duke’s 21st head coach. Cutcliffe was named SEC Coach of the Year in 2003, has participated in 22 bowl games, and has coached the likes of Andy Kelly, Heath Shuler, Tee Martin, Eli Manning and Peyton Manning. The 2009 Citizen of the Year, James Edwards, will present the 2010 Citizen of the Year Award. Please see BANQUET, page 3

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Nominate the Citizen of the Year pg. 11 CFO of the Year selected pg. 12 Maria Parham Healthcare Foundation director honored pg. 12 P.O. Box 1302; 414 S. Garnett St., Henderson, N.C. 27536 Upcoming Chamber Events pg. 13 Welcome new Chamber members pg. 13 Phone: (252) 438-8414 Chamber co-hosts candidates’ forum pg. 13 Fax: (252) 492-8989 Chamber Membership Directory pg. 14-15 Ribbon Cuttings pg. 4, 5, 9, 10, 11 www.hendersonvance.org

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First Chamber Summit educates members about doing business during hard times The first Chamber Summit, “How to Grow Your Business During Difficult Times,” was held in October at Maria Parham Medical Center. For an event cost of $5, approximately 90 attendees were provided dinner, three chances for a $100 raffle, and sage advice. Presenting sponsor was the Maria Parham Healthcare Foundation. Gold sponsor was The Daily Dispatch and silver sponsors Dave Genetti were Toyota of Henderson and the Henderson-Vance County Economic Development Commission. Coca-Cola provided beverages and Print Enterprise Inc. furnished the tickets. Business owners and managers listened to a presentation by Dave Genetti of Toyota of Henderson who talked about “Attitude and Controlling Expenses.” In addition, Genetti touched on the power of the Internet and Facebook by showing a short video. Following Genetti, Hal Muetzel of Express Employment Professionals delivered a message entitled “Take Action.” Muetzel, along with Genetti, emphasized the power of maintaining a positive attitude and taking care of employees. Bill Edwards, Chamber president, continued with “The Benefits of Chamber Marketing.” Finally the audience directed questions to a panel of experts which included: Scott Burnette, Union Bank; Wanda Easler, Henderson-Vance County Economic De-

Over 90 people attended the first Chamber Summit last month. velopment Commission; Diane Finch, Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center; Tommy Hester, Prim Development; Catherine Hughes, Satterwhite Point Marina; Vanessa Jones, Henderson-Vance County Chamber of Commerce board chairwoman;

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Milan Patel, Milkam Hospitality; and Rick Seekins, Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Government. Also assisting with the summit were David Ruggles with Maria Parham Medical Center and the Chamber Ambassadors.

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Chamber members enjoy a trio of recent Business After Hours events In September, over 80 Chamber members attended a Business After Hours that was hosted jointly by the Vance County Arts Council; Kittrell Job Corps; Interiors and Gifts, Too; and the Rosemyr Corporation. After a ribbon-cutting for the new Arts Council location at 233 South Garnett St., guests visited Interiors and Gifts, Too at 133 S. Garnett St. to sample food and beverages and listen to a live pianist while browsing through the store. Next, attendees visited the Rosemyr Corporation, which is located upstairs in the old Croatan Club and next to the arts council location. Finally, guests munched on hors d’oeuvres prepared by the culinary department at Kittrell Job Corps Center while drinking in the sights and sounds of local artists and the North Carolina Opera at the arts council facility. The Vance County Farm Bureau hosted a Business After Hours in October at their loca-

tion at 2949 U.S. 1/158 North. Guests savored beverages and delectables prepared by employees and families of Farm Bureau. The staff provided information on “Healthy Living For A Lifetime,” a service sponsored by North Carolina Farm Bureau which will provide health screenings to the under-served members of the community. The initiative provided screenings at no charge from a 50-foot mobile unit parked at Maria Parham Medical Center on Nov. 3. At the end of October, a Business After Hours was co-hosted by Ted’s Service Company and the Henderson Family YMCA. The event was held at the YMCA, where guests were guided through the “Hall of Terror,” part of the YMCA’s Halloween festival. The next Business After Hours will be hosted by Henderson Wellness Center at 414 Dabney Drive and is scheduled for Jan. 27 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Attendees enjoy refreshments at the Business After Hours hosted by Vance County Farm Bureau. The Farm Bureau staff provided information on “Healthy Living For A Lifetime,” a service sponsored by North Carolina Farm Bureau which will provide health screenings to the under-served members of the community.

BANQUET,

Vanessa Jones, 2010 chairwoman for the Chamber, and Chamber President Bill Edwards will present the HendersonVance County Chamber of

Commerce’s Annual Report and Program of Work. The reports will highlight the previous year’s accomplishments and identify goals for the upcoming year.

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William D. Hoyle, CPA, PLLC William D. Hoyle, CPA, PLLC held a ribbon cutting on Sept. 28 to celebrate the opening of the business and its new Chamber membership. The company specializes in accountant services, payroll services, tax and financial services and estate and gift planning. For more information, call 433-8500 or go to www.whoylecpa.com.

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Tutor Doctor The Tutor Doctor held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of the new home-based business on Oct. 14. The business offers educational services and is operated by Jennifer and Timothy Benoit. Either of them can be reached at (919) 381-5176 or online at www. tutordoctor.com.

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Plume Ridge Nursery held a ribbon cutting to celebrate its grand opening on Sept. 22 at its location at 1072 Gillburg Road in Henderson. The business is owned and operated by Matt Thompson of Thompson’s Landscaping. For more information, contact the nursery at 432-1043.

The Vance County Arts Council held a ribbon cutting on Sept. 30 to celebrate the opening of its new office on Garnett Street. Contact for the non-profit organization is Alice Clark-Sallins, who can be reached at 767-4579. To learn more about the Vance County Arts Council, visit them on the web at www.vancecountyarts.org.

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Thanks to all donor businesses who helped with new teacher packages The Henderson-Vance County Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the 38 businesses who recently donated items for the 2010 new teacher packages. The Chamber businesses listed below participated by taking the opportunity to include their promotional items or coupons in the gift bags given to new teachers at this year’s New Teacher Orientation. This annual opportunity is offered exclusively to Henderson-Vance County Chamber of Commerce members. If your business is interested in taking part in next year’s drive, contact Sylvia Edwards at the Chamber at 438-8414 or by e-mail at info@hendersonvance.org. • AA Self Storage/Rosemyr Corporation • Advance Printers • Allen, Dr. Robert F., Optometrist • Allstate Insurance Company/ Jeff Ayscue Agency • Ballet Arts • Belk Inc. • Brewer Cycles • Care Chiropractic • Carolina Country Snacks • Carolina Sunrock • Carolina Quality (Burger King) • Charles Boyd Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac • Chick-fil-A • Citizen Schools • Community Workforce Solutions • EarlyFalsom Properties • Endrusick Enterprises (McDonald’s) • Four County Health Network/ Community Care Partners

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National Farm-City Week celebration set for Nov. 18 As part of National Farm-City Week, Vance County Farm Bureau is sponsoring the 2010 Farm-City Week breakfast on Nov. 18 at 8 a.m. in the fellowship hall of First Presbyterian Church. The featured speaker for the breakfast will be Mike Walden. Walden is a William Neal Reynolds professor and N.C. Cooperative Extension Service economist in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics in N.C. State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He teaches and writes on personal finance, economic outlook and public policy. The mission of the National Farm-City Council is to enhance the linkages between farm families and urban residents, providing local organizations with educational programs and materials about the people who grow their food.

In recent years, the major focus of the programs and materials has been on consumer and classroom education. Student activity sheets, teacher packets, place mats and bookmarks are just a few of the materials the council has created to support its mission. In the past year, thousands of materials were used in classrooms, at farm-city banquets, at civic club meetings and in other venues. Farm-city activities are grassroots in nature. Communities across the nation hold farm-city events ranging from banquets to tours to job exchanges. Farm-city groups work closely with “Agriculture in the Classroom” programs in educating students and teachers about agriculture. Registration deadline for the Nov. 18 event is Friday. For information or to register, contact the Chamber at 438-8414.

Teacher Executive Institute partners with area businesses The 2010-2011 Teacher Executive Institute (TEI) program began in October with a dinner and orientation session for this year’s participants. In its 17th year, the program will provide classroom teachers, counselors and media specialists with opportunities to participate in seminars where leadership and management skills are taught. Participants will visit a variety of businesses within the community where they will meet employees, tour the facilities, learn about the business and take part in seminars designed to broaden their skills base. The overall intent of the program is to strengthen the partnership between business professionals and education professionals. Teachers and those in the business field will have the opportunity to understand each other’s role in preparing students to meet the challenges of the future. This year’s Teacher Executive Institute participants are: Jennifer Wade, Aycock Elementary; Cristen Trantham, Carver Elementary; Rolly Quizo, Clarke Elementary; Kristy Harp, Dabney Elementary; Amanda Hightower, New Hope Elementary; Yolande Dixon, Pinkston Street Elementary; Doreen Gilliam, E.O. Young Elementary; Colleen Tyburski, Zeb Vance Elementary; Nikki Newsome, Henderson Middle; Michael Bertner, Southern Vance High; Lansdale Jones,

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Western Vance High; Maria Campbell, Early College; Capt. Daniel Whittacre, Northern Vance High; Amanda DeChiara, Eaton-Johnson Middle; Paula Wilson, Vance Charter; Uzoamaka Aniekwensi, E.M. Rollins Elementary; Shalonda Young, L.B. Yancey Elementary; and Jackie Boyd, Vance County Teacher Of the Year. Sponsoring organizations include the Vance County Public School Foundation, Vance County Public Schools and the Henderson-Vance County Chamber of Commerce. Corporate sponsors are: • Gold: CenturyLink, Progress Energy and Walmart Distribution Center #6091 • Silver: Carolina Quality, Supply Line Country Market and Dr. Beverly Tucker • Bronze: Wayne Adcock, Sylvan Learning Center, J.M. White Funeral Service, Endrusick Enterprises, Vance County Farm Bureau, M.R. Williams Inc., and the Henderson Family YMCA. Other supporters include Barnett Properties, The Daily Dispatch, Durham Coca-Cola, Eckerd Youth Alternatives Inc., Harperprints Inc., Henderson-Vance County Chamber of Commerce, KARTS, Maria Parham Medical Center, the Public School Foundation and Vance County Schools.

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Carolyn Harris selected Principal of the Year for Vance County Carolyn Harris, who has been the principal of New Hope Elementary School for three years, has been selected as the Vance County Schools’ Principal of the Year for 2010-2011. Harris was chosen as recipient of the honor from among the 16 principals in Vance County Public Schools. She was among three finalists interviewed by a special selection panel. Other finalists for the school system’s Principal of the Year were Brian Creasman of Northern Vance High School, and Larry Webb of Eaton-Johnson Middle School. Harris led her school to designation as a North Carolina School of Distinction, an honor received from the N.C. Department of Public Instruction after 80.2 percent of students in grades 3-5 score Carolyn at or above grade level in reading and mathematics on state end-of-grade tests administered in May. New Hope was the top achieving elementary school in the local school system for the 2009-2010 school year. In addition, New Hope Elementary met “adequate yearly progress” goals under the strict No Child Left Behind federal guidelines, and met “expected growth” criteria under state standards. The school’s fifth graders led all fifth graders in the school system by having the highest scores on the state science test. Last school year, 82.3 percent of New Hope’s fifth graders scored at proficiency on the state test. This represented an increase from 55.6 percent proficiency on the science test in 2008-2009. The achievements at New Hope Elementary are especially impressive considering the school’s demographics. Among students in grades 3-5 last year, a total of 93 percent of the population was economically disadvantaged. In addition, five percent of the students are identified as gifted in reading; eight percent of students are identified as gifted in math; 11 percent are iden-

tified as exceptional children; and five percent are identified as having limited English proficiency. Before becoming principal at New Hope, Harris served as the school’s assistant principal for nine years under the leadership of Oddis Smith. Harris is now in her 33rd year in elementary education, serving as a classroom teacher for the first 21 years. New Hope Elementary School has had no teacher turnover during the last two years. The N.C. Department of Public Instruction identifies New Hope as having a 100-percent highly qualified staff. New Hope has 75 percent of its faculty with 10 years or more of experience in education. The school also boasts an impressive number of community volunteers and business partners who Harris play a major role in supporting the daily operations of the school. In her instructional leadership focus presented to the local Principal of the Year panel, Harris wrote: “I appreciate the opportunity to be principal of New Hope School. I bring a variety of educational experiences to the school. I have had the wisdom to surround myself with dedicated staff whether in the cafeteria or in the classroom. I have no problem allowing others to make decisions, but I have no problem making difficult decisions.” “The physical plant of New Hope is the best it has ever been, and the staff is most qualified,” she continued. “This transformation was achieved by taking small steps each day and by doing what is best for New Hope’s students and staff. In the future, the New Hope staff will continue to strive to educate each child in the best way possible using all of the resources available. The best is yet to come.” Harris will now go on to represent her peers in Vance County Schools in regional competition for the Wachovia Principal of the Year for North Carolina.

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Perry McDaniel Wester Name: Perry McDaniel Wester Age: 17 Grade: 12 Parents: John & Donna Wester Sibling: Price Wester School: Kerr-Vance Academy Church: First Baptist Church Activities: Student Government Association vice president; senior class vice president; vice president, youth group; president of Bell Ringers; Varsity Club; National Honor Society; Senior Elite Company member at Ballet Arts; teacher at Ballet Arts Future plans: Attending college next fall to study psychology and political science

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Board/Ambassador/Staff List 2010 Chamber Officers Vanessa Jones David Ruggles Catherine Hughes Dean Overby Paul Harris

Chairwoman First Vice-Chairman Second Vice-Chairman Treasurer Immediate Past Chairman

Board of Directors 2008-2010 Fern Ellington Maurice Gray Johnny Bobbitt Dean Overby Ashley Stewardson John Zollicoffer 2009-2011 Rudy Abate Joel Harris Jenny Hester Catherine Hughes Vanessa Jones Hal Muetzel

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2010-2012 Melvin Green Mel Manning Leslie Mills Tanya Evans Walter Pegram David Ruggles

Area Christians Together in Service Harris Incorporated of Henderson Leslie Ann Mills Photography Progress Energy NCOL.net Maria Parham Medical Center

2010 Chamber Ambassadors Cindy Abate Rudy Abate Bernice Bullock Angie Butts Bob Campbell Kendall Conley Gina DeMent Gina Eaves Fern Ellington Cheryl Elman Sarah Falkner Linda Fletcher Melvin Green Diane Grissom Julia Langston Clareese Moss Susan Rogers

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Director, Vance County Economic Development Commission Dennis Tharrington Chairman, Henderson-Vance Economic Partnership Phil Lakernick Director, Henderson-Vance Downtown Development Randy Parker President, Vance-Granville Community College Danny Wright Chairman, Vance County Board of Commissioners James D. “Pete” O’Geary Mayor, City of Henderson Dr. Norman Shearin Superintendent, Vance County Schools Bob Singletary President/CEO Maria Parham Medical Center

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Little Caesars held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of its Henderson location at 208 Dabney Drive. Visit Little Caesars at www.cepizza.com or call 436-0025.

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2010 Country Kitchen, Home of P.C.T. Catering 2010 Country Kitchen, Home of P.C.T. Catering, held a ribbon cutting on Oct. 1 to celebrate its grand opening. The restaurant and full-service catering service, located at 140 Zeb Robinson Road, is operated by Anthony McLean, Pam Reaves and Carolyn Hilliard. To contact the business, call 438-2007.

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File your application now for 2011 Leadership Vance Applications are available for the upcoming 2011 Leadership Vance Program. Interested professionals who live or work in Vance County are invited to apply. The program will be limited to a maximum of 25 participants who will be selected to represent all backgrounds, occupations and geographic areas of Vance County. The Leadership Vance Program is designed to create a group of informed and dedicated leaders who will contribute to the community. Brochures for the upcoming year will be available in early December with the first session to be held in February. The 10-session program will conclude in June and the cost for participating is $395 for Chamber members and $470 for nonChamber members. Included in the price are all expenses, meals and materials. Participants are exposed to various aspects of Henderson and Vance County, specifically in regard to city and county government, health and community resources, economic development, agriculture and natural resources, history and media, and criminal justice and law. For more information, contact Rachel Hedrick at the Chamber at 438-8414 or membership@hendersonvance.org.

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Take time to nominate 2010 Citizen of the Year The Henderson-Vance County Chamber of Commerce is currently seeking nominations for the 2010 Citizen of the Year. This annual award honors an individual who has made a significant contribution and demonstrated a commitment to the advancement of Henderson and Vance County. In order to be considered for the award, the nominee must be a resident of the HendersonVance County community and should be someone who enjoys a reputation for continuous community service in areas such as civic involvement, quality of life improvements, support of business and economic development, and humanitarian issues. Contributions must be outside the realm of the individual’s occupation. Citizens and Chamber members are encouraged to nominate persons they feel are deserving of this recognition. Nomination forms are available at the Chamber and should be submitted in writing to the Chamber office by Dec. 31. The award will be presented at the Chamber’s annual meeting and banquet on Feb. 8 at the VanceGranville Community College Civic Center. For information or a nomination form, contact the Chamber at 438-8414 or e-mail bill@hendersonvance.org.

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Rural Health Group/ Henderson Rural Health Group Inc. held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of its Henderson facility on Sept. 28 at its new location at 100 West Parkview Drive. The non-profit community health center is based in Roanoke Rapids. The Henderson facility is named in honor of longtime physician Dr. Jane H. McCaleb, who is now the group’s director of clinical care. Rural Health Group offers integrated medical, dental and behavioral health services for all ages. For more information on the organization and its services, go to www. rhgnc.org or call 438-3549.

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Jim Chatman named winner in Triangle Business Journal’s 2010 CFO of the Year Awards Jim E. Chatman was recently named a winner in the Triangle Business Journal’s 2010 CFO of the Year Awards. Awards were presented to professionals in the Triangle who exemplify excellence as corporate financial stewards. A total of 47 finalists were recognized and 17 winners were named in 12 categories at the awards luncheon in July at North Ridge Country Club in Raleigh. Chatman won in the category for large private companies. Triangle Business Journal, a weekly business newspaper, is the leading provider of local business news for the RaleighDurham-Chapel Hill area of North Carolina. “Our CFO of the Year Awards were launched as a way to reward and recognize the best performing finance executives in the Triangle,� Charlene Grunwaldt, publisher of Triangle Business Journal, said. “This year’s winners have displayed a remarkable

Jim E. Chatman track record of professional achievements and nonprofit involvement, and our community is better off for their many contributions.� In Chatman’s interview with the publication after receiving the award, he credits his parents with having been mentors for him through the years in helping him establish his strong work ethic. He said the best advice that he ever received was “if you work hard and do right by other people, then all else will

fall into place.� In describing what makes him a top CFO, Chatman mentioned that a successful CFO does have a strong work ethic and is a good, positive role model for all employees in the organization. “A good leader is willing to roll up his sleeves and help others solve problems while communicating a passion for the business and its people,� Chapman said. Chatman quickly pointed out that a good leader is only as successful as his employees. “My success is dependent upon their success, and we have all accomplished much over the years. I really appreciate all they have done and continue to do for Maria Parham.� Outside of work, Chatman enjoys physical fitness and outdoor activities like boating, camping and fishing. He is also a selfproclaimed history buff and is involved with his church and the Henderson-Vance County Chamber of Commerce.

Maria Parham Healthcare Foundation director honored Robert W. RichAn active member ardson, executive of both state and director of the Maria national physical Parham Healthcare therapy professional Foundation, was reassociations, Richcently honored with ardson has received the University of more than eight Pittsburgh’s School of distinguished profesHealth and Rehabilisional awards. tation Sciences DisAs the executive tinguished Alumnus director of the Maria Award. A graduate of Parham Healththe university, Richcare Foundation, ardson was given the Richardson leads award at the school’s the organization in 40th anniversary achieving its goals of Robert W. Richardson providing opportunicelebration. Richardson was ties to promote and commended for his accomplishments, strengthen the hospital’s ability to leadership and success in the physical attract and retain quality health-care therapy field. After receiving bachpractitioners, and acquiring stateelor of science and master of educaof-the-art equipment and technology tion degrees from the University of needed to provide high quality health Pittsburgh, Richardson earned a care. In addition, the foundation certificate in physical therapy from supports educational programs for the D. T. Watson School of Physiatthe hospital’s employees and medical rics. Richardson has many years of staff members. hospital experience in rehabilitation For more information about the and physical therapy, including servfoundation or to make a tax-deducting as a former rehabilitation director ible donation, please go online to and vice president at Maria Parham www.mariaparham.com/foundation. Medical Center. aspx or call 436-1610.

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CONSTRUCTION 4197 Raleigh Rd • PO Box 1549 Henderson, NC 27536 email: info@vanceconstruction.net Phone: 252-492-0028 • Fax: 252-492-2410

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UPCOMING CHAMBER EVENTS Nov. 11: Chamber offices closed for Veteran’s Day Nov. 25-26: Chamber offices closed for Thanksgiving holiday Dec. 3: “Christmas with The Embers,” presented by CenturyLink. Concert to be held at 7 p.m. at the Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center. For more information, contact the Chamber at 438-8414. Dec. 5: Henderson Christmas Parade at 2:30 p.m. in downtown Henderson. Contact the Downtown Development Commission for more information at 430-5734. Dec. 7: Third annual Chamber Christmas Social at Middleburg Steak House from 6-8 p.m. Hosted by the Chamber and sponsored by Holden Moss Knott Clark & Copley, P.A.; Phillips, Dorsey, Thomas, Waters and Brafford, P.A.; William L. Stark & Company; William D. Hoyle, CPA, PLLC and Danny W. Wright, CPA, PLLC. RSVP to rsvp@hendersonvance.org. Dec. 31: Final nominations for 2010 Citizen of the Year due to the Chamber. For information, contact the Chamber at 438-8414 or e-mail bill@hendersonvance.org. Jan. 27: Business After Hours, hosted by Henderson Wellness Center at 414 Dabney Drive, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Feb. 8: Henderson-Vance County Chamber of Commerce Annual Membership Meeting and Banquet to be held at the Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center. For sponsorship opportunities or ticket information, contact the Chamber at 438-8414 or e-mail membership@hendersonvance.org.

DANNY W. WRIGHT Certified Public Accountant

• Tax Return Preparation Individual & Business • Unfiled Tax Returns - All Years • Monthly Financial Statements • Small Business Startups • Payrolls for Small Business • IRS Problem Resolution for Individuals & Business (You never meet with IRS)

901 Dorsey Ave. • Henderson, NC 252-433-4883 dannyw@vance.net www.dannywwrightcpa.com

Welcome to these new Chamber members 2010 Country Kitchen, Home of P.C.T. Catering 140 Zeb Robinson Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 Phone: 438-2007 • FAX: 430-1140 Catering G. Anthony McLean, general manager Pam Reaves, catering manager Advance Lighting Technologies 123 Horner St. Henderson, N.C. 27536 Phone: 430-0326 • FAX: 430-0322 Electrical contractors/electrician Jennifer Moss, office manager Advantage Ford Lincoln Mercury 1675 Dabney Drive Henderson, N.C. 27536 Phone: 436-0781 • FAX: 492-5015 Automotive dealership John Bowman, e-commerce director Dave Elman Hypnosis Institute 1700 Parham St. Henderson, N.C. 27536 Phone: 432-2205 • FAX: 438-5220 Hypnosis Cheryl Elman, president Nails to Tails Dog Grooming 945-A West Andrews Ave. Henderson, N.C. 27536 Phone: 430-0570 • FAX: 430-1161 Dog grooming Tania Norton, owner

Pizza Hut 160 N. Cooper Drive Henderson, N.C. 27536 Phone: 433-6040 FAX: 433-6044 Restaurants and food services Teddi Zoeva, RGM Plume Ridge Nursery 1072 Gillburg Road Henderson, N. C., 27536 Phone: 438-4882 FAX: 438-4882 Landscaping/grounds care Matt Thompson Rural Health Group 100 West Parkview Drive Henderson, N.C. 27565 Phone: 438-3549 • FAX: 438-2084 Physicians/family medicine Brian Harris, MHA, CEO Sachs Woodcrafts LLC 529 Saint Andrews Church Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 Phone: 438-3413 Gifts Louis Sachs, owner Tutor Doctor 513 Ember Drive Durham, N.C. 27703 Phone: (919) 381-5176 Educational services Jennifer & Timothy Benoit, educational consultants

“Focused on You.”

Dr. Robert F. Allen 6OTED"EST/PTOMETRISTIN Voted Best Optometrist 6ANCE#OUNTYFOR3IXTEEN in Vance County for 9EARSINA2OW Seventeen Years in a Row

  492-9559 1904 Graham Ave. Henderson (ENDERSON (Next door to Ribeyes Steakhouse)

Licensed & Insured in NC & VA

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Chamber co-hosts candidates’ forum The Vance County commissioners’ meeting room became the site of the 2010 Candidates’ Forum on Oct. 17. The standing room only crowd of voters were given an opportunity to learn more about local candidates and to assist in formulating questions for them at the forum, which was hosted by the Henderson-Vance County Chamber of Commerce, The Daily Dispatch and WIZS. The event was aired on WIZS as it unfolded. Opposed candidates were given an opportunity to speak to the audience about their positions on issues pertinent to the upcoming election. Gene Purvis of VanceGranville Community College served as moderator of the event. The forum’s format gave each candidate an opportunity to make an opening statement and then participate in a question-and-answer session. Each candidate was given the opportunity to respond to the questions within a 60second time frame. Questions from the audience were submitted to members of the media panel for consideration. Also part of the forum were members of the State Senate race in District 7, incumbent Sen. Doug Berger and challenger Michael Schriver. In the District 32 House of Representatives race, incumbent Rep. Jim Crawford was unable to attend, leaving Libertarian challenger Barbara Howe to field questions for that race. Many locals took advantage of the opportunity to pose questions to the candidates and said that they found the forum to be informative and helpful in their voting decisions.

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Chamber Membership Directory 2010 Country Kitchen, Home of P.C.T. Catering • 220 Seafood Restaurant • A Dominos Pizza Store A&S Pest Control A.B. Hair Carpets Inc. • A.M. Davis Electrical Services Inc. A.R. Perry Glass/Henderson Oxygen • A.R.E. Mechanical Inc. • AAA Gas & Appliance • ACS-Health Management Solutions ACTS ( Area Christians Together in Service) • Adcock, Wayne • Advance Printers Advanced Lighting Technologies Advantage Care In Home Services Advantage Ford Lincoln Mercury Adventure Island • AFLAC/Stephanie Leonard A-Fresh Potti By Foster • Ahner Security, Inc. • Air Control Inc. Allen, Dr. Robert F., Optometrist Allen’s Frameworks & Gallery Alliance Rehabilitative Care Inc. Allstate Insurance Co./Nunnery Insurance Agency • Allstate Insurance Company/Jeff Ayscue Agency • Ambassador’s Inn & Suites/ Cornelius’ Restaurant • American Cancer Society • American General Finance • American Red Cross Ashland Construction Company ASIS Counseling PLLC Auto Connection AutoBrite Car Washes Inc. Aycock Elementary School Ballet Arts Inc. Bamboo Garden Chinese Restaurant • Bank of America • Barnett Properties Inc. • BB&T • Beckford Medical Center • Bees’ Knees, The • Belk Inc. • Berger, Sen. Douglas E. Bill’s Flowers and Gifts • Bobbitt Signs Inc. • Bojangles • Bowers & Burrows

Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central NC - Vance Unit • Brass Shoppe, The Brassfield Commercial Realty Breedlove Electric Inc. • Brewer Cycles Inc. • Britthaven • Brooks Appraisals Inc. • Buffaloe Milling Co. Inc. • Builder, Tony Hirst LLC • Builderís Discount Center of Henderson • Bullock’s of Henderson LLC Burgess Farms • Care Chiropractic Center Care, Jonathan S, Attorney PA Carolina Bed Center • Carolina Classic Transport LLC Carolina Cooling & Heating Inc. Carolina Country Snacks • Carolina Greenscapes Inc. • Carolina Lanes • Carolina Quality Inc. (Burger King) • Carolina Sunrock LLC Carver Elementary School Carver’s Family Restaurants Cawthorne & Associates • Central Baptist Church • Central Community Services • Century 21 - Country Knolls Realty • CenturyLink • Character Antics • Charles Boyd ChevroletPontiac-Cadillac-Buick-GMC Inc. • Chase Development Chick-fil-A • Church of the Holy Innocents, The (Episcopal) • Citizen Schools-North Carolina • City Tire Inc. • Civitan Club of Henderson Clarke Elementary School • Coast Guard Auxiliary Henderson/Kerr Lake • Coca-Cola • Coffeys Bail Bonds & Investigations Cokesbury United Methodist Church • Coldwell Banker AdvantageHenderson • Collins Collision Repair Center • Colortyme • Comfort Zone Designers Inc.

• Community Home Care & Hospice Community Workforce Solutions Inc. • Consolidated Marketing Inc. Cooper Company II LLC • Cordell’s Lawn Care Inc. Courtyard/Woods Apartments • CPI Designs LLC • Cracker Barrel • Crafts On Wheels Inc/100 Years of Flight • Craving Inc./DBA Simply Delicious Catering Crawford Properties • Crossroads Christian School Currin’s Real Estate • D.D. Residential Services Inc. Dabney Elementary School • Daily Dispatch, The Dataforge Dave Elman Hypnosis Institute DaVita Vance County Dialysis • DB’s Windshield Chip Repair & Headlamp Restoration • DeCillis and Turrentine PLLC • Designs By You Dex One Corporation • Document Systems Inc. • Dot’s Hallmark Shop Dot’s Hallmark Shop (LISTED TWICE) Drake, Dr. Alex E.M. Rollins Elementary School E.O. Young Jr. Elementary School • EarlyFalsom Properties Inc. • East Carolina Tire Co. Eastern Minerals Inc. Eaton-Johnson Middle School Eckerd Youth Alternatives Inc. Edward Jones - Clem Seifert Edward Jones - Jeff Perry Edward Jones - Tony Adams • Elmer A. Deal & Sons Inc. • Embassy Cultural Center Foundation Inc. • Embroidered Image Employment Security Commission Endrusick Enterprises LLC • Enterprise Rent-A-Car • Equipping Faith Church Destiny Center • Express Employment Professionals • EZ Car Care Faith to Freedom Inc. • Family Eye Center OD PA

Family Intervention & Prevention Services LLC • Faulkner Grading & Landscaping Inc. F-G-V Partnership for Children • Fidelity Bank • First Baptist Church • First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. • First United Methodist Church • Five County Mental Health Authority Five Star Physical Therapy Inc. Florida Marine Tanks Inc. • Flowers Funeral Home Fogg’s Exxon Service Station • Food Lion LLC • For Your Occasion Party Rentals • Four County Health Network Inc./ Community Care Partners • Four County Primary Care RLLP Fox, Stan • Franklin Brothers Nursery & Greenhouses Inc. Frazco Inc. Freedom Federal Credit Union Garden Walk Villas • Gateway Community Development Corporation • Generations Community Credit Union • George’s Glover’s Landscaping & Grading Inc. Golden Corral • Golden Skillet • Granville County Cattlemen’s Association Granville Health System • Granville-Vance District Health Department • Greater Ransom Way of the Cross Temple • Greystone Concrete Products Inc. Griesinger, Roger • Guardian Care of Henderson Gupton Services Inc. • Gupton’s Sporting Goods Inc. H & R Block • H & W Heating & Air Conditioning H. Leslie Perry Memorial Library • H.G. Reynolds Company Inc. • Hampton Inn - Henderson • Handcrafted Homes LLC Harperprints Inc. Harris Equipment Company

• Harris Incorporated of Henderson • Healthcare Options of the Triangle • Henderson Auction Gallery • Henderson Collegiate • Henderson Community Concert Association • Henderson Convention Center Henderson Country Club • Henderson Family Medicine Clinic/A Duke Health System Affiliate • Henderson Family YMCA • Henderson Florist & Gifts Shoppe • Henderson Fruit & Produce Company • Henderson Furniture Outlet Inc. Henderson Indoor & Outdoor Flea Market • Henderson Institute Graduates & Former Students Association Inc. Henderson Lions Club Henderson Middle School • Henderson Pediatric Center Henderson Wellness Center PA • Henderson, City of Henderson/Vance County Economic Development Commission Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce • Henderson-Vance Crime Stoppers Inc. Henderson-Vance Downtown Development • Hight Warehouse Inc. Hill’s Music Shoppe Inc. • Holden Moss Knott Clark & Copley P.A. • Holiday Inn Express Holland Industrial • Home Credit Corporation Inc. Homes and Land Magazine • Hoyle, Wilson S. Jr., DDS Hughes Insurance Agency • Hughes, Jack H., Attorney • Humphries Construction Co./ Triangle North Exteriors • Humpty Dumpty Day Care Ichibar Japanese Restaurant • Innovative Green Builders/WDT Development LLC • Interiors and Gifts Too • J & E ScreenPrint

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Chamber Membership Directory J.L. Williams Construction Company Inc. • J.M. White Funeral Service • Jameson Inn • JCPenney Co. Inc. • Jerry’s Artarama NC Inc. Joel T. Cheatham John Foster Homes • Johnson’s Block & Concrete Co. Inc. • Journigan’s Tire & Battery Sales Kearney, Rhonda DDS, MS • Kennametal Inc. • Kentucky Fried Chicken • Kerr Drug Inc. • Kerr Lake Country Club • Kerr Lake Glassworks/Chex Car Care • Kerr Lake Orthopaedics • Kerr-Vance Academy • Kids World Inc. • Kilian Engineering Inc. • Kimball Roofing/KBL Exteriors • Kittrell Job Corps Center L.B. Yancey Elementary School • Lakeland Theatre Company & Cultural Arts Center Inc. Lakes Media, LLC- US98.3 WLUSFM Lamplight Inn & Tobacco Farm Camp Lemmond, Melissa Carraway • Leslie Ann Mills Photography Liberty Kennels Inc. • Liberty Tax Service • Life Line Outreach Inc. Little Caesars Pizza Little River Corporation • Lowe’s Home Improvement Warehouse • Loyd Plumbing Co. M.R. Williams Inc. • Maintenance Plus Landscaping • Manpower Services • Maria Parham Medical Center • Maria Parham Nephrology & Hypertension • Maria Parham Pain & Physical Medicine Clinic • Marketplace Cinema Markson Scientific LLC/DBA Markson LabSales • Mast Drug Company • Maxim Healthcare Services Mayflower Seafood Restaurant of Henderson Medical Arts Pharmacy

Mid South Electric Service Inc. Middleburg Steak House Inc. • Mike Brooks Productions & D.J. Services Mike Brummitt Heating and Cooling LLC • Milkam Hospitality Inc. • Moody Brothers Jewelers • Morgan Stanley/Smith Barney/ Virginia Clay • Mr. Electric of the Northeast Piedmont Nails to Tails Dog Grooming • NC Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services • NCOL.NET New Hope Elementary School • Newcomb Computers Noel, Richard, DDS, PA • Norlina Christian School • North Carolina Institute Of Minority Economic Development • Northern Carolina Surgical Associates Northern Vance High School • Occoneechee Council, Boy Scouts of America Ogle, Dr. Adrian Optimist Club of Henderson • Optimum Lighting LLC O’Reilly Auto Parts • Overby Marine • P&G Pet Care • Pacific Coast Feather • Paradise Family Dentistry Paul Heidepriem Photography • Peanut Roaster, The, Inc. • Peck, Hazel P. • Pegram Agency Inc. The / Nationwide Insurance • Pepsi-Cola of Durham Perry & Waters LLP • Pete Smith Automotive Group • Petersen Graphics • Phillips, Dorsey, Thomas, Waters & Brafford PA Pinkston Street Elementary School • Pinnell Insurance Agency Inc. • Pino’s Italian Restaurant Pizza Hut • Pizza Inn of Henderson • Platinum Cuts IV Barbershop • Postal Plus Business Center • Premier Chiropractic • Premier Women’s Health • Prestigious Housing Inc. • Prim Development and Rentals

Print Enterprise Inc. Private Wealth Management of NC LLC • Progress Energy • Prudential Select Properties PSNC Energy, A Scana Company Pulley, Charles • Quality Equipment LLC • Quick Print of Henderson Inc. • Raemac Transportation • Raleigh Road Outdoor Theatre • Ransom, Kirby, DMD, PA • RBC Bank • RE/MAX Carriage Realty Recovery Innovations of North Carolina Inc. • Revlon • RiceWrap Mfg. LLC • Richardson, Arline • Rick Edwards Electric • RK&B Plumbing • ROBCO Manufacturing • Roberson, T.M. II, D.D.S., PLLC • Robert B. Lloyd Plumbing Inc. • Rogers Group Inc. • Rose Gin & Supply Co. • Rose Oil Company • Rosemart Inc. • Rosemyr Corporation/AA Self Storage Rotary Club of Henderson • Rural Health Group at Henderson • S.T. Wooten Corporation Sachs Woodcrafts LLC • Saint Augustine’s College • Salare Inc. • Salvation Army, The • Sams Furniture & Sams Furniture 2 Sanford Milling Company Satterwhite Chiropractic • Satterwhite Point Marina Inc. SBC Painting • Schewels Furniture Company Inc. • School of Graphic Arts • Schriver, Michael • Scottish Inns • Screen Master • Sears • Servpro of Franklin, Vance & Granville Counties • Shortcakes Embroidery/ Screen Printing • Skateeum, The Skipper Forsyth’s Bar-B-Q Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q • So-ul Delicious

• Southern Chainsaw & Mower Parts • Southern Laundry and Dry Cleaners Southern Vance High School • Southside Office Supply • St. John’s Episcopal Church • Staffmark • Stainback, Satterwhite, Burnette & Zollicoffer PLLC Staples • State Employees Credit Union • Sterling Park Apartments • Stuf-It-Storage and Rentals Success & Beyond Global Enterprises LLC • SunTrust • Supply Line Country Market Sylvan Learning Center of Henderson • Tabet, Munther S., MD, PA Taco Bell • Tarheel Publishing • Tarheel Woodcrafters Inc. • TARMAC Educational Services Team National/Mona.vie • The Bullpen Sports Bar & Grill • The Guest House At Burnside Plantation The Master’s Touch Hair Salon • The Teacher Store The Wireless Store Thirty-One Gifts • Thompson’s Landscaping and Lawn Care/Plume Ridge Nursery • Tidal Wave Car Wash • Time Warner Cable • Toyota/Scion of Henderson • Triangle North Corporate Park Tri-County Power Equipment • Trilake Granite & Stone Inc. • Triumph LLC • Tucker, Dr. Beverly Tutor Doctor • U.S. Cellular Union Bank & Trust Company • Union Chapel United Methodist Church • United Home Care Inc. • United Way of Vance County/ Volunteer Center • Vance Athletic Supply Co. Inc./ DBA Sportrax • Vance Charter School • Vance Construction Company Vance County • Vance County Arts Council

• Vance County Community Foundation Vance County Early College High School • Vance County Farm Bureau Inc. • Vance County Habitat for Humanity Vance County Public School Foundation • Vance County Schools Vance County Tourism • Vance Family Medicine • Vance Furniture Company • Vance Granville Home Builders Association Vance-Granville Business Network • Vance-Granville Community College Variety Wholesalers Inc. • Verallia North America Vescom America Inc. • Video Conception • Vulcan Materials • W. W. Properties • Wake Electric Membership Corporation • Walker Auto Stores • Walmart DC 6091 Walmart Store 2256 Waste Industries Inc. • West Hills Veterinary Centre • Wester Realty & Insurance Agency Inc. Wester, M. W. III, DDS Western Vance High School • Wheeler, Ted/DBA Ted’s Service Company • Whitco Termite & Pest Control White’s Utility Buildings William D. Hoyle, CPA, PLLC • William L. Stark and Company WIZS Radio • Woodruff Trucking, Moving & Storage Inc. Wooten, William S. DDS, PA • Wray, Michael, N.C. Rep. • Wright, Danny W., CPA, PLLC • Yancey Hines Special Events Photography Yarny and Sassy Zeb Vance Elementary School • Denotes members of the Chamber’s 110 Percent Club who are funding the Chamber at 110 percent of their normal investment level. Thank you!

WE CAN

GET YOU BACK ON COURSE.

Sam Brummitt understands how a stroke can alter your life – he suffered one in 2008. Sam also knew that he wanted to get back to the things he loved, like traveling with his wife Ruth and playing golf. That’s why he chose Maria Parham’s Rehabilitation Services. Thanks to his determination and the stroke care experts at Maria Parham Medical Center, Sam’s life got back on course. www.mariaparham.com

566 Ruin Creek Road

Healthcare inspired by you.

Henderson, NC

(252) 438-4143


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