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DECEMBER 2019

MAGAZINE

Holiday Home

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Healthy Living | Breaking Bread | Cabarrus Business | Events Calendar | Business Resources


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Cabarrus Word on the Street

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ome of my favorite things at Christmas time are the lights and decorations. On my podcast, Up Front with Cabarrus Magazine, I recently interviewed Jonathan Coleman, of the Charlotte Motor Speedway, and we agreed there is something about the ambience of the season that fills us with awe and wonder, even when nothing much else seems to make an impression. It seems that has been the case since the invention of the lightbulb. My oldest son was recently sharing with me that during the time when the electric light was still a novelty, “electric parks” were created for the public. These parks would be areas where the public could come and see for themselves this new invention – walk under them and gaze in awe as their light never blew out. It is with that same awe I admire Cabarrus County during the Holidays. Seeing the warmth of the lights, combined with the festive decorations, combined with the rich history of our area, make for the perfect outing to enjoy the season with family and friends. So, rather than tell you about it, we decided this was the perfect issue to show you. We’ve taken all the space in our publication, normally set aside for feature articles, and used it to demonstrate the beauty and wonder of this area during this most special time of year. We hope you enjoy these remarkable pictures, from Michael A. Anderson Photography, but we also encourage you to venture out on your own and see the sights for yourself. With so much turmoil and conflict in the world. Don’t we all deserve a few minutes to remember what it was like to be young, innocent and unjaded by life? Perhaps it will remind us that the problems of this life are temporary, but the promise this season represents is eternal. Merry Christmas!

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December 2019 Volume 19 | Issue 12 PRESIDENT Pam Tolen PUBLISHER Jason Huddle ADVERTISING Kimberly Brouillette, Jason Huddle DESIGN SPARK Publications CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Jason Huddle CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS Michael A. Anderson Cabarrus County Parks & Rec. Habitat Cabarrus Cabarrus Arts Council

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Holiday Home Tour Come with us on a trip down the oldest street in Cabarrus County, and step back to a simpler time.

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Cannon Pharmacy: A Holiday Gift to Remember

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Breaking Bread: Hearty Roasted Winter Vegetables

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Cabarrus Business: On the Go

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December Events Calendar

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Business Resources: At a Glance

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uring this joyous season, the history of the houses along Union Street in Concord are accentuated by the timeless traditions and decorations for the Holidays. It is a sight too beautiful not to share. This month, Cabarrus Magazine is doing exactly that. Come with us on a trip down the oldest street in Cabarrus County, and step back to a simpler time. We hope you enjoy these sites through our own, special tour of homes. Enjoy and Merry Christmas!

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ecorating your home for the Holiday, like those pictured in this issue, can get expensive. The last thing you want to spend money on is generic holiday decorations that fail to accentuate the beauty of your home. Creating unique, do-it-yourself decorations is an activity that can help you bond with family and friends, as well as give your home decor a fun, seasonal twist. Here are some suggestions that can get your home prepped for the holiday season without breaking the bank.

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Deck the Walls

There’s no need to stop the holiday decorations at your table and front door. Keep your walls festive by

hanging some holiday themed decorations such as homemade snowflakes. All you need is plywood molding and pieces of thin balsa wood, a circular medallion, spray paint in your colors of choice and a strong adhesive.

Statement Centerpiece

A staple of holiday home decor is selecting the perfect centerpiece for your table. Most people defer to flowers or generic baubles that can be overlooked, but you can make your table stand out with a festive tree made of common utensils. Grab some silver spoons, metallic spray paint, a plastic foam cone and an adhesive to create a DIY centerpiece.

Festive Front Door

When guests arrive at your home for the holidays, one of the first things they see is the front door. While it’s easy to go out and buy a pre-made wreath at the store, creating a unique, holiday-themed option is simple, budget-friendly and fun. If you have clothespins lying around the house, repurpose them into something creative and beautiful this year. Create a one-of-a-kind Metallic Clothespin Wreath with metallic spray paint, mini clothespins, a flat wooden wreath form and a strong adhesive. Simply spray-paint the clothespins different metallic shades and glue them to the wooden wreath frame in different layers once dry. For instructions, visit

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A Holiday Gift to Remember

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hat’s the best gift you ever received? For me, it was a gift I never asked for or put on a list. Instead, someone listened to me talk about what I love and long for in life and surprised me with a gift that made me feel listened to and understood. It was a gift I didn’t know I even wanted. It’s possible to give a gift this season that would cost nothing and would foster deeper understanding between the people you love. This is the gift of compassionate conversation about the things that matter most in life. Topics like Advanced Directives, Healthcare Power of Attorney (POA), and Living Will tend to upset people. It’s difficult to see the relevance of talking about death when you are healthy and enjoying life now. However, none of us are guaranteed tomorrow. We all have ideas about how we want to live our life, and values that guide the decisions we make. If we suddenly were unable to communicate, could we say with certainty that the people we love most could make decisions regarding our care in a manner consistent with these values? Unfortunately, only 30% of people have had this conversation with their loved ones. Guessing about matters of life and death without knowing what your loved one wants is stressful. Having specific documents completed, like a Healthcare POA and Living Will, can be extremely helpful to the loved ones tasked with making these decisions. Even more helpful is reflecting on our core values and what it looks like to live a full life with these same loved ones. Others are then able to make informed decisions on our behalf without fear or regret of having failed to honor the legacy we wanted. Starting this conversation can be difficult and awkward at times. It helps to think about the people and things that matter most, and about activities

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that bring your life meaning. These values should be at the center of directing the decisions you want made about your healthcare. If you would

like to add this gift to your list this year, the Outreach division at Cannon Health can help you get started 704-886-0840.


[ Breaking Bread ]

Hearty Roasted Winter Vegetables Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 45-55 minutes Servings: 6 INGREDIENTS • 1 jar (16 ounces) Aunt Nellie’s Whole Pickled Beets, drained • 1 small red onion, cut into 12 wedges • 2 cups baby portobello mushrooms, cleaned and stems trimmed • 2 cups butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cut into 3/4-inch chunks • 3 tablespoons olive oil • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme • 1/4 teaspoon salt, plus additional, to taste (optional) • 1/8 teaspoon pepper, plus additional, to taste (optional) • 2 cups Brussels sprouts, ends trimmed and scored with crosscut DIRECTIONS 1. Heat oven to 400° F. Place beets, onion, mushrooms and squash on rimmed 15 1/2-by-10 1/2-by-1-inch baking sheet; drizzle with olive oil. Add garlic, rosemary, thyme, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper; toss to coat. Roast 15 minutes. 2. Add Brussels sprouts, stir and continue to roast until vegetables are tender and browned, about 30-35 minutes, stirring once. Adjust salt and pepper, to taste, if desired.

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[ On the Go ]

WHAT’S NEW IN CABARRUS COUNTY

Cannon Ballers Invite Fanbase To Name New Mascot

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n October, Kannapolis baseball fans learned the team’s new name for the 2020 season and beyond would be The Kannapolis Cannon Ballers. Thousands of people were in attendance for “The Big Reveal” of the new name for the team formally known as the Intimidators. While fans attending the event seemed to embrace the new team name, logo and colors, reactions on social media have been mixed. However, the team reports fans have been purchasing merchandise in record numbers. One piece of business is still unfinished. The mascot has no name. “The mustachioed, All-American daredevil character who is emblematic of a resilient Kannapolis needs a moniker,” the team stated in a press release. Now, the team is asking the community for its help in naming the most recognizable face of the ball club. For two weeks, leading up to Black Friday, the team encouraged fans to visit the Cannon Ballers website to share their ideas and inspiration for the mascot’s name. Now, the team has narrowed down the list of finalists for an online fan vote that will help determine the new nickname. Fans may vote at www.KCBallers.com.

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The Kannapolis Cannon Ballers identity pays homage to the city’s mill history (Cannon Mills) and the Cannon Family that gave rise to the city of Kannapolis. The team will take the field in their new stadium next April.

Longtime Cabarrus Active Living and Parks Director Honored

Residents who have enjoyed a Cabarrus County park or active program in the last few decades, probably have Londa Strong to thank in some form. Strong’s involvement with recreation in Cabarrus County dates back nearly four decades. During that time, she’s been a catalyst for progress. Londa Strong The North Carolina Recreation and Parks Association (NCRPA) recently presented Strong with the Fellow Award, the highest honor the association bestows on members. The Cabarrus County Board of Commissioners recently recognized for her dedication and hard work. In the 76 years


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“I have the best job anyone could ask for. You get hugs every day from participants, they thank us for providing opportunities and programs and it’s like working with your best friends.” —Londa Strong, Cabarrus County Parks Directory

of existence of the NCRPA, Strong is one of only 99 people to receive the honor, according to Keith Jenkins, NCRPA president. According to the organization, selection for the award is “based on an objective system of rating

including membership in NCRPA; a minimum of 10 years’ experience in the field of recreation and parks; service contributions to the recreation and park movement through the Association and other state and national recreational and park organizations and exemplary leadership and character.” NCRPA Executive Director Michelle Wells, who at one time worked under Strong in Cabarrus, detailed her former mentor’s contributions. “For more than two decades, Londa oversaw the administration of Cabarrus County’s Matching Incentive Grant program, seeing nearly $5 million be utilized for community recreation projects, including 35 school parks and the creation and/ or enhancement of various parks and recreation facilities by local nonprofit organizations,” Wells recently told commissioners.

“We all benefit as Cabarrus County employees because your heart is not just in this community, it’s with your co-workers …” Cabarrus County Deputy County Manager Jonathan Marshall told Strong during the meeting. “It is very much appreciated.” “I have the best job anyone could ask for,” Strong said. “You get hugs every day from participants, they thank us for providing opportunities and programs and it’s like working with your best friends.”

New Habitat Cabarrus Executive Director Named

The Board of Directors for Habitat for Humanity Cabarrus County has announced that Amy Freeze has been named Executive Director and will assume the role, which became effective November 12, 2019. Amy began working with the Our Towns Habitat affiliate as the Senior

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“Many of these families have just moved out of a shelter and into a home, but often reside in these homes without basic furniture or beds to sleep in. We have a saying at Factory that goes like this: We over me - always! There’s something special when a movement swells around a mission, and when service becomes the vision rather than looking for what we can get from someone.”

Amy Freeze and family

Development Manager in April 2017. Amy is a native of China Grove, North Carolina and a graduate of Catawba College and Duke Divinity School. Amy was ordained an elder in the Western North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church in 2008 and has been blessed to serve as an Associate Pastor at First UMC Newton, as Pastor at Broad Street UMC Mooresville and as Pastor at Christ UMC Drexel. In each of these

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ministry settings, Amy focused heavily on serving vulnerable populations in the communities to which she was appointed. Her leadership experience will allow Habitat Cabarrus to move forward in its mission of ensuring that everyone in Cabarrus County has a decent and affordable place to live. Over the last 31 years, Habitat Cabarrus has served almost 1,300

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individuals. This would not have been possible without the generosity and support of the Cabarrus County community. Habitat Cabarrus has had the privilege to assist these individuals through its new home construction, critical home repairs and transitional housing programs.

Factory Church Spreads Christmas Cheer To Families In Need

Thanks to a partnership with Beds for Kids, members of Factory Church, a Concord-based church, were able to provide 100 Christmas trees and tree starter kits to families across Cabarrus and Mecklenburg Counties this Holiday season. “Many of these families have just moved out of a shelter and into a home, but often reside in these homes without basic furniture or beds to sleep in,” explained Pastor Andy Williamson. “We have a saying at Factory that goes like this: We over me - always! There’s something special when a movement swells around a mission, and when service becomes the vision rather than looking for what we can get from someone.” Beds for Kids provides families with beds and other essential furniture. The Christmas starter kits provided were filled with items for each family to decorate. Williamson said taking on this partnership was a “no-brainer”. “We have a chance to make a great impact in the lives of many families this holiday season. We want to be


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Artist rendering of what the new Cabarrus County Courthouse will look like from Church Street in Concord.

the catalyst that jump starts hope for them. We know that we will gain a bigger blessing than the families that we are serving. We like to think that actions speak more to who we are than anything else.” Church members donated funds to purchase starter kits, as well as raised the money to purchase trees.

Cabarrus Courthouse Project Advances With Approval Of Schematic Design

As a result of several months of discussions among the County, builders and court personnel, the schematic design for the new Cabarrus County Courthouse was recently approved by the board of commissioners. The schematic design includes the site plan, floor plans and elevations along with items like electrical, plumbing and “all the inner workings of the Courthouse and how all those operations go together,” said Cabarrus County Area Manager of Operations Kyle Bilafer. The schematic designs are a more detailed interior look than the building renderings and general floor

plans released to the public in recent months, Bilafer said. As part of the collaboration over the past several months, Messer Construction built two, to-scale courtrooms at the County’s Infrastructure and Asset Management building in Concord. Court personnel attended and stationed in their normal work areas to check for things like line of sight, furniture distances and other concerns. “We took all of the comments the end users had on those courtrooms and were able to make small tweaks …,” Bilafer said. County officials and representatives from Silling Architects presented the completed schematic design to commissioners during the preagenda work session on Nov. 4. Commissioners then placed the item on the consent agenda, which was approved during the regular meeting Nov. 19. Bilafer said the schematic design has been handed off to Messer Construction. “Now as we move forward into the actual nitty-gritty of the design of the project … Messer will take each one of those drawings and drive at what that (guaranteed

maximum price) will be,” Bilafer said. The project is guided by three guaranteed maximum price (GMP) stages, including: GMP 1, the site enabling portion which involves installing an extra elevator in the current courthouse and prepping the parking lot for the new construction. This portion is estimated at $6,722,116. GMP 2, the actual construction of the new building, estimated at $88,221,926. GMP 3 includes renovations to the current courthouse and is estimated at $14,090,357. Physical construction on the 250,000-square-foot expansion/ renovation will begin in 2020. Officials expect the entire project to last about five years. Plans include a proposal to relocate the courthouse entrance to the pedestrian plaza, which will replace Means Avenue. This will allow for better access from Church and Union streets. The project will update the nearly 50-year-old building and help with a continued increase in court traffic. County officials will continue providing updates through meetings and online communication channels. December 2019 | 27


Calendar DECEMBER SELF-GUIDED HISTORIC WALKING TOUR Daily Downtown Concord • Take a step back in time with the touch of a button when you download the Concord Downtown NC App to your Bluetooth-enabled device. • More than 50 historic sites; follow along at your leisure. 704-784-4208; concorddowntown.com

OUT & ABOUT IN CABARRUS COUNTY

THE KRUGER BROTHERS Dec. 7 • 4pm & 8pm The Davis Theatre | 65 Union St., South, Concord • Born and raised in Switzerland, but based in North Carolina today, The Kruger Brothers delight audiences with their original songs and fuse classical music with Americana, folk and bluegrass genres • Tickets are $32.50 ea. for the 4pm show and $37.50 ea. for the 8pm show Visit www.cabarrusartscouncil.org for more information

PIEDMONT FARMERS MARKET Every Saturday • 8am - Noon 518 Winecoff School Road, Concord • Open year-round. Fresh local produce, honey, free-range eggs, antibiotic- and hormone-free beef, chicken and pork. 704-425-5559; www.piedmontfarmersmarket.com

THE BUTTERFINGERS ANGEL Dec. 5-8, 13-15 • (See Showtimes Below) Old Courthouse Theatre 49 Spring St., Concord • The story of Mary and Joseph and the birth of Jesus is told from a fresh and richly creative point of view through a series of deftly constructed short scenes, traditional Christmas music, and often antic characterizations into a wholly original theatre piece, while never losing the reverence of the story • Showtimes; Dec. 5,6,7,13,14 – 8pm, Dec. 8,15 – 2:30pm • Adults, $21.45; Seniors and Students, $19.31; Children (10 and under), $16.09 • Group Rates (10 or more) Available! For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit www.octconcord.com

HARRISBURG CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING Dec. 6 • 6pm – 9pm Veterans Park • Taking place in the new Veterans Park, located at Harris Square (the Publix Shopping Center in Harrisburg off Highway 49 and Veterans Bridge)

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• Local groups will perform on stage, craft vendors will be on site as well as food, free horse and carriage rides and free visits with Santa! www.harrisburgnc.org/420/ Harrisburgs-Christmas-Tree-Lighting

PIEDMONT CHORAL SOCIETY ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CONCERT Dec. 6 • 7pm – 8pm Forest Hill United Methodist Church 265 Union St., North, Concord • Come join the 75 voice Piedmont Choral Society for a concert of beautifully arranged familiar carols and favorite songs of the season, accompanied by professional orchestra • Admission is Free! For more information, contact 704.699.6053, or kayy2000@gmail.com,

FROSTBIKE 5K Dec. 7 • 10am Downtown Kannapolis

• 3.1-mile run starting at YMCA Dr., running through Village Park, onto the Loop Rd, entering the Research campus and back through surrounding communities. • All proceeds will benefit the Cannon Memorial YMCA Annual Support Campaign. Register at www.runkannapolis.com

CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE Dec. 7 & 8 Eastern Cabarrus Historical Museum 1100 North Main St., Mt. Pleasant • Every room in the museum will be decorated for the Holidays • Enjoy refreshments and reminiscing! • Free admission! www.echsmuseum.org

WINTER SILLOUETTE BONSAI EXPO Dec. 7 & 8 • 5pm Downtown Kannapolis 119 West Ave., Kannapolis


• An exhibit of the best bonsai in their Winter appearance • Demos by William Valavanis, Rodney Clemons, Tyler Sherrod and Owen Reich • Free Admission! For more information, or to display a tree, visit www.winterbonsai.net

AWAY IN A MANGO Dec. 8 • 6:30pm New Hope Worship Center 452 Brookwood Ave., Concord • Come join the kids of New Hope as they take you on a Christmas Island Adventure! • An island-themed Christmas Musical with an important message for all ages! www.newhopewc.org

VETERANS BREAKFAST 2nd Monday of Each Month (Dec. 9) • 9:00am Mt. Pleasant Senior Center 8615 Park Drive, Mt. Pleasant • All military veterans/spouses invited • Join us for breakfast, speakers and fellowship every month! Call 704-920-3484 to RSVP

BUSINESS AFTER HOURS Dec. 10 • 5:00-6:30pm Falls Jewelers 6177 Bayfield Pkwy., Concord • Premier networking event for business professionals; a relationship-building experience held in a relaxed setting that benefits you and your company through added contacts and resources. • Free for Chamber members; Guests contact Alison Paladino: 704-782-4000

CHRISTMAS IN THE CITY Dec, 13,14,15 • 6pm-9:30pm He’s Alive Church 1310 N. Cannon Blvd., Kannapolis • A stunning variety show featuring song, dance, drama, media, comedy, story, and various forms of Creative Arts in order to entertain and inspire the soul with the beautiful season and message of Christmas • Free and open to the public www.hesalivechurch.org/christmasinthecity

2ND SATURDAY OPEN STUDIOS AT CLEARWATER ARTIST STUDIOS Dec. 14 • 10am-4pm 223 Crowell Drive N.W., Concord • Several art studios on premises will be open with resident artists present to talk to, watch work, etc. 704-784-9535; clearwaterartists.com

HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS Dec. 14 • 11am-2pm Downtown Concord • Free horse-drawn wagon rides for young and old, alike • Children can participate in a Gingerbread Candy Hunt where they visit participating businesses along Union Street collecting edible decorations to create a gingerbread house to take home. Cost of Gingerbread Candy Hunt is $10 per child, reservations strongly suggested. • Event is rain or shine www.concordnc.gov

KANNAPOLIS CHRISTMAS PARADE Dec. 14 • 6pm-8:30pm Downtown Kannapolis West Avenue • 81st Annual Cannon Pharmacy Kannapolis Christmas Parade • The parade begins at the intersection of Main St. and Dale Earnhardt Blvd. • Thousands come out each year for this event, so make sure you get your spot early! www.kannapolisnc.gov

HOLIDAY MARKET Dec. 21 • 12-6pm Southern Strain Brewing Company 165 Brumley Ave., NE, Ste. 3001, Concord • A day full of fun, shopping, and drinking! • There will be local vendors onsite. • Find everything you need for gifts, including beauty products, clothing, accessories wellness services, and much more • Beer and food will be available for purchase. • Free swag bags to the first 50 attendees. Visit www.eventbrite.com/e/holidaymarket-tickets-77537712385?ref=eios for more details or to get swag tickets

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE Dec. 24 * 6:30pm-7:30pm Providence Presbyterian Church 246 Branchview Dr., Concord • All are welcome to join this celebration of Christ’s birth! www.ppcnet.net

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY Dec. 28 • All Day Historic Downtown Concord • Make a purchase at any participating business and enter into a drawing for $100 in Downtown Concord Dollars to be spent in participating businesses. 704-784-4208; concorddowntown.com

LESSONS AND CAROLS Dec. 15 • 9:30am – 11am Providence Presbyterian Church (PCA) 246 Branchview Dr., Concord • The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols is a service of Christian worship, traditionally celebrated on Christmas Eve • The story of the fall of humanity, the promise of the Messiah, and the birth of Jesus is told in nine short Bible readings or lessons from Genesis, the prophetic books and the Gospels, interspersed with the singing of Christmas carols, hymns and choir anthems www.ppcnet.net

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[ Business Resources ]

At a Glance Automotive Sales

Insurance Providers

Retail Outlets

Ben Mynatt Nissan...............................17 629 Jake Alexander Blvd., S. Salisbury, NC 28147 704-633-7270 www.benmynattnissan.com

GEICO – Concord Mills ........................ 31 7741 Gateway Ln, Ste. 100 Concord, NC 28027 980-258-6340 www.geico.com/concord

The Depot at Gibson Mills ................. 21 325 McGill Ave., NW Concord, NC 28027 704-787-9351 www.depotgibsonmill.com

Bookkeeping Services

Medical Facilities

Restaurants

Allison Bookkeeping & Tax Service....11 48 Manor Ave., SW Concord, NC 28025 704-788-8232 www.allisontaxnc.com

Cabarrus Rowan Community Health Centers ..................................... 31 • 202D McGill Ave. NW Concord, NC 28025 704-792-2297 • 308 E Centerview St China Grove, NC 28023 704-855-5200 • 298 Lincoln St, SW Concord, NC 28025 704-792-2313 • 300 N Salisbury Ave Spencer, NC 28159 704-216-2630 www.crchc.org

Doc Hops ................................................ 2 3399 Cloverleaf Pkwy. Kannapolis, NC 28083 704-262-1564

CBD Oil Product Retail Sales Your CBD Store...................................... 3 9 Union St., Ste. 110 Concord, NC 28025 11855 N. Tryon St. Charlotte, NC 28262 ConcordNC.CBDrx4u.com

Churches New Hope Worship Center ................ 31 452 Brookwood Ave., NE Concord, NC 28025 704-786-0155 www.newhopewc.org

Dental Services Smile Cabarrus....................................... 2 5000 Hwy. 49 S Harrisburg, NC 28075 704-455-3333 www.mzdds.com

Food Delivery Services Omaha Steaks...................................... 32 844-220-8812 www.Omahasteaks.com/good58

Funeral Homes Wilkinson Funeral Home .....................11 100 Branchview Dr. NE Concord, NC 28025 704-786-3168 www.wilkinsonfuneralhome.com

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Pharmacies/Medications Cannon Pharmacies ............................ 22 Multiple locations in Concord and Kannapolis www.cannonpharmacies.com

Photographers Michael A. Anderson Photography.... 23 38 Union St. S. Concord, NC 28025 704-701-5908 www.michael-a-anderson.com

Print & Technology Services Modern Impressions .............................26 5029 West W.T. Harris Blvd. Charlotte, NC 28269 800-840-2554. www.modernimpressions.com

El Vallarta Bar & Grille .......................... 2 1480 Concord Pkwy. N, Ste. 305 Concord, NC 28025 704-792-2020 www.ElVallartaNC.com Vortex Bottle Shop ..............................15 4469 Schoolhouse commons Harrisburg, NC 28075 980-258-0827 www.vortexbottleshop.com

Theaters Old Courthouse Theatre....................... 2 49 Spring St., NW Concord, NC 28025 704-788-2405 www.octconcord.com


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