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president’s message The MSI Chamber’s Professional Women’s Conference on September 19th will feature guest speaker Maureen O’Boyle. This year’s event will again be at the Charles Mack Citizens Center in Downtown Mooresville. There will be Networking and Breakfast from 8:30 am to 9:30 am and information panels until noon with lunch and learn until 1pm. This year’s guest speaker, Maureen O’Boyle, returned to her hometown of Charlotte to join WBTV in the summer of 2004. She anchors the 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. news Monday through Friday. She also anchors PrimeTime, Charlotte’s only newscast at 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. Prior to joining WBTV, Maureen worked on national television, anchoring syndicated programs for Warner Brothers and Twentieth Television, including, EXTRA and A Current Affair. Maureen was also at the helm of her own talk-show for Warner Brothers called In Person with Maureen. Maureen counts her work in the community as some of her most rewarding assignments. She works with several charities in our region from the foothills and mountains to the Charlotte metro region. She tries to work with charities that reflect her values. The Second Harvest Food Bank, the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas and the “Go Red for Women” campaign with the American Heart Association are just a few of the nonprofits she supports. We are having a “Motown to Memphis” Business Expo on October 24th. Join the MSI Chamber for the Business Expo “Motown to Memphis” music theme on Thursday, October 24th. The Business Expo will be from 11 am - 5pm at the Charles Mack Center. With close to 80 booths filled with area businesses and organizations, this expo is a networkers dream. The annual

event consistently sells out, filling the Charles Mack Center with businesses and visitors looking to connect with local services and products. This event is open to the public as there is no admission charge. This year we’ve added something fun to our networking event in the exhibition hall to increase booth traffic and maximize the return on the investment for our exhibitors. This years’ music theme will be fun for all as our business vendors decorate their booth with items from Rock and Roll to Country and Western costumes. See if you can find your favorite star at each of the vendor’s booths. Don’t miss this opportunity to visit and vote for your favorite, most creative costume and help us pick the best decorated booth. Take advantage of this incredible opportunity to showcase your products and services, meet face-to-face with hundreds of other businesses and customers, and possibly see Elvis or The Beatles who will be actively networking at the exhibition hall that day. We are giving away two tickets to Elton John’s Final Performance in Charlotte on November 6th to the person who visits all our vendors. Over 1,000 people visited last year’s event. Sincerely, Kirk Ballard, President MSI Chamber of Commerce

chairman’s message The Professional Women’s Network has developed into a popular forum for making connections. The monthly event has offered members an opportunity to learn about particular aspects of the great community in which they live, work, and play. The enthusiastic leadership for PWN is a perfect example of making the Chamber work for you and your products/services. Womenowned businesses are becoming the nation’s job creation engine and this organization is poised to encourage that fact. Our Professional Women’s Conference will be another successful sell out with guest speaker Maureen O’Boyle. Everyone that attends this event will walk away with a renewed confidence. The panel discussions will be led by local women business leaders which is sure to be inspirational. It’s important to have great products but, passion, enthusiasm and emotion will set you apart. We thank our event sponsor Duke Energy for partnering with us on this great event.

As your Chamber launched the year, the strategic focus has been on small business resources, the value that our members realize through Chamber membership, and education/workforce development initiatives. By working together for positive change and building on local strengths, the Mooresville-Lake Norman region will continue to be a major center for business innovation and entrepreneurship. Sincerely, Jim Marshall, Chairman MSI Chamber of Commerce

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chamber sponsors Chairman of the Board Jim Marshall blueharbor bank

Top Chamber Sponsors

Immediate Past Chairman of the Board Steve Midkiff Lake Norman Regional Medical Center Vice Chair of Finance Chris Nichols blueharbor bank Vice Chair Economic Development Kevin Donaldson Jones, Childers, Donaldson & Webb, PLLC Vice Chair of Membership John Dodson NASCAR Technical Institute, UTI Vice Chair of Retail & Small Business Suzanne Meyer The Welcome Committee, Inc. Vice Chair of Community Development Leah Mitcham Mooresville Convention & Visitors Bureau Vice Chair of Marketing & Communications Myron Gough Iredell Living Magazine

Adams & Associates Architecture bestco, inc blueharbor bank Carolina Auto Direct Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory Duke Energy Carolinas Iredell Health System/Iredell Memorial Hospital Iredell Living Magazine Keffer Kia Lowe’s Companies, Inc. Mitchell Community College Mooresville Ford NASCAR Technical Institute UTI Piedmont HealthCare Randy Marion Automotive Group Town of Mooresville

Vice Chair of Public Policy Mark Needham The Clusters/Bonanza Development Dr. Tim Brewer Mitchell Community College Dennis Cowardin BB&T (Lake Norman-Mooresville) Brad Harvey Brad Harvey Creative Katy Law Sweet Dreams Mattress Inc. Jeff Shoe Mooresville Ford Chris Steiner FIVE GUYS Burgers & Fries Restaurant Lisa Cernuto Mooresville Realty

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welcome new members 180 Spaces, Interior Design 115 Brawley Harbor Place Mooresville, NC 28117 877-TURN-180 (877-887-6180) Contact: Beverly Schoeneck Business Type: Interior Design

Corporate Cleaning Group 516 River Hwy. Bldg. D-254 Mooresville, NC 28117 833- CORPCLN Contact: Richard Hermann Business Type: Cleaning/Janitorial

A+ Termite & Pest Control 2092 Statesville Hwy. Mooresville, NC 28115 704-252-1024 Contact: Jason Tate Business Type: Exterminators

Design Associates, Inc. 245 E. Broad St. Statesville, NC 28677 704-873-4421 Contact: Larry Schaeffer Business Type: Architects

April Villines Team EXP Realty 207 S. Broad St. Ste. 6 Mooresville, NC 28115 704-454-8820 Contact: April Villines Business Type: Real Estate - Residential

Eastwood Homes 300 Waterlynn Ridge Rd. Mooresville, NC 28117 (704) 399-4663 Contact: Laurie Street Business Type: Real Estate - Residential

BOND Beauty 146 Market Place Ave. Mooresville, NC 28117 704-696-2512 Contact: Suzie Bond Business Type: Hair Salon & Day Spa

Eleanor Health 123 Professional Park Dr. Mooresville, NC 28117 704-799-0202 Contact: Erik Wright Business Type: Counseling

Boys & Girls Club of the Piedmont 1001 Cochran St. Statesville, NC 28677 704-397-2429 Contact: Carlos Navedo Business Type: Civic Clubs/Community

Employer’s Innovative Network 116 Gasoline Alley Ste. 105 Mooresville, NC 28117 704-360-9464 Contact: Keith Mullins Business Type: Human Resource Outsourcing

Carolina Concrete and Design PO Box 3035 Mooresville, NC 28117 704-696-2770 Contact: Mike Gainey Business Type: Concrete

Finish Line Wash Pros LLC 112 Ashlyn Creek Dr. Mooresville, NC 28115 704-794-8259 Contact: Mark Ellis Business Type: Pressure Washing

Carter Bank & Trust 231 E. Plaza Dr. Mooresville, NC 28115 704-799-7740 Contact: Michael Gander Business Type: Banks & Savings

Flock. Bistro, LLC 129 Marketplace Ave. A Mooresville, NC 28117 980-444-0275 Contact: Anne Sheehan Business Type: Restaurants

Combined Chiropractic & Acupuncture PLLC 115 Commons Drive Ste. D Mooresville, NC 28117 631-559-4466 Contact: Dr. Matthew Antonelli Business Type: Chiropractors

Furbaby Country Club 142 Consumer Square Dr. Mooresville, NC 28117 336-984-9229 Contact: Heather Trull Business Type: Pets Handyman Matters THE VOICE September | October 2019 6

125 E. Plaza Dr. #116 Mooresville, NC 28117 203-970-0622 Contact: Dave Wigfield Business Type: Home Improvement Hoke Building Supply 2079 Charlotte Hwy Mooresville, NC 28117 704-892-4841 Contact: Tammy Hoke Business Type: Building Supplies Holly’z Hope 120 Southhaven Drive Mooresville, NC 28117 949-800-9816 Contact: Karen Walden Business Type: Animal Welfare Innovative Insurance Solutions, LLC 116 Gasoline Alley Ste. 101-105 Mooresville, NC 28117 844-776-0111 Contact: Kristina Brooks Business Type: Insurance Kannapolis Intimidators 2888 Moose Rd. Kannapolis, NC 28083 704-932-3267 Contact: Vince Marcucci Business Type: Sports Association LightStyles 19207 W. Catawba Ave. Cornelius, NC 28031 704-892-3699 Contact: Skip Hulett Business Type: Lighting Showroom Pinnacle Institute of Cosmetology, Inc. 461-C East Plaza Dr. Mooresville, NC 28115 (704) 235-0185 Contact: Cathy Nash Business Type: Schools/Public & Private Sleep Number 489-B River Hwy. Mooresville, NC 28117 980-444-5281 Contact: Chad Hayes Business Type: Retail


The Freedom of Photography Mocksville, NC 27028 813-509-1348 Contact: James Hunsberger Business Type: Photography Tread Connection 1629 Amity Church Rd. Denver, NC 28037 704-218-9158 Contact: Eric Burns Business Type: Tires TriMaxx Graphics, LLC 133 InďŹ eld Circle Mooresville, NC 28117 833-874-6299 Contact: Courtney Nilsen Business Type: Signs/Sales & Service Truex Management Group 156 Cayuga Dr. Mooresville, NC 28117 707-318-8883 Contact: Tony Mangini Business Type: Merchandising Services

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thank you renewed members AALP, LLC Acrofitness Affordable Suites of America Air One Industries, Inc. All Generations Audiology, PLLC Allstate Insurance - The Efland Group, Inc. Alphagraphics Lake Norman Anderson Dental Group Asset Services Corporation - Auctioneers & Brokers Baker SoftWash bestco, inc Big Tiny’s BBQ Bigg Time Carpet Cleaning Bruster’s Ice Cream Burke Developer Inc. By Faith Cleaning Service LLC Carillon Assisted Living of Mooresville Carolina Caring, Inc. Carolina Racing Supply Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory Charlotte Payroll Charlotte Running Co. Children’s Hope Alliance Choate Construction Choice Photo Studios Clutch Coffee Bar Collum & Perry, PLLC Attorneys At Law Concrete Equipment Supply, Inc. Cool Renewal Spa Cozy Boutique LLC Curves of Mooresville Custom Crafted Kitchens & Baths D & L Parts Company Inc. Darden Engineering Services Denny’s Dogs By Andy K-9 Services Don Carter Real Estate Dry Tech Roofing Commercial Roofing Services Inc. Eddie’s on Lake Norman/The Reserve Room at Eddie’s Ehrlich Pest Control EnergyUnited Famous Toastery of Mooresville Financial Strategies of Lake Norman, Inc. Firestone Complete Auto Care First National Bank Foreign Translations Gaylor Electric, Inc. Girls on the Run of the Greater Piedmont Goodwill Industries of Northwest NC, Inc. Gray Rock LLC Greg Ott Center for Physical Therapy and Sports Performance Gregory G. Holsinger CPA PA Heritage House Wedding & Banquet Venue Home Paramount Pest Control Hunter Construction Group HVAC Technologies, Inc. (HTI) Industrial Motion, Inc.

Ingram Funeral Home & Cremation Society Iredell County Crosby Scholars Community Partnership Iredell County Parks and Recreation Iredell Living Magazine Iredell-Statesville School System J.T. Alexander & Son Jan-Lee Detective Agency Jen’s Styling Booth Hair Salon John ‘’Les’’ Tilley, CPA John McCann & Associates, Inc. - Geeks People Like Just Batteries Kannapolis Intimidators Kearey Builders, Inc. Kickback Jack’s Lake Norman Compounding Pharmacy, Inc. Lake Norman Humane Lakeshore Dentistry - Dr Jake Skowronski Lakewood Veterinary Hospital Langtree Insurance Legal Shield - ID Shield The Owens Group Loveland Dental Group of Mooresville Lowes Foods LLC Maya Hotels McNeely Pest Control MI Screen Printing Moments by Heather Edmunds Mooresville Realty Mooresville Soup Kitchen Mooresville Spinners Baseball LLC Moose Paddleboard Company, Inc. Mosquito Hunters of Charlotte Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center O’Donnell and Company, Inc. On The Nines Bistro Outback Steakhouse Piedmont Design Associates, P.A. Piedmont Insurance Associates, Inc. Piedmont Pointe Apartments Pinnacle Financial Partners Polytec, Inc. Pomodoro’s Italian American Café Potter & Company, CPAs Prosoft Technology, Inc C/O General Microcircuits Pure Reflections Salon & Boutique Queens Landing Dinner & Sightseeing Cruises on Lake Norman Race City Chiropractic Race City Roofing RE/MAX Executive Realty ONE Group Select Republic Services Rescue Ranch Riley Technologies, LLC Road to Health Coaching, LLC Roxtail Woodworks Saks Orthodontics Salsarita’s Fresh Mexican Grill Sarah Davis Real Estate at Keller Williams

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2019 Professional Women’s Network Conference

SCAN of Iredell, an Exchange Club Center Sentinels of Hope Mooresville Shaklee / Health-Ward Group LLC Southern Constructors, Inc. Thursday, September 19, 2019 SpeakAbility, Inc. 8:30am - 1:00pm Special Service Freight Company Super Sod Charles Mack Center Target Marketing, Inc. 215 N. Main Street, Mooresville Taylor’s Sport-N-Import Service Co. 704-664-3898 | www.mooresvillenc.org Teeter Realty The Academy of Dance and Fine Arts The Salvation Army The Stoner Group - UBS Financial Services Inc. Lake Norman Office WBTV Primetime News Anchor Tier 1 Graphics LLC Maureen O’Boyle is celebratTower Bridge - New Oasis International Education ing fifteen years at WBTV. Truliant Federal Credit Union “It’s been the most rewarding USHealth Advisors chapter of my career,” O’Boyle Virtual Assistant Extraordinaire says. She started reporting, Waterlynn Ridge Apartment Homes shooting video, and anchorWBTV Primetime News Anchor & Actress WBTV Primetime News Anchor & Actress Williams – Transcontinental Gas Pipeline ing the news while still at East WSIC RADIO 1400 AM, 100.7, 105.9 FM, TV 21.2 Thursday, September September 19, 19, 2019 2019 ~~ 8:30am 8:30am 1:00pm Thursday, -- 1:00pm Carolina University. Maureen’s York Communications, Inc. career has taken her all over Charles Mack Center, 215 N. Main St, Mooresville Charles Mack Center, 215 N. Main St, Mooresville the country, up and down the 704-664-3898 | www.mooresvillenc.org 704-664-3898 | www.mooresvillenc.org east coast, to the Pacific Northwest, and LosofAngeles. But if Maureenreturned returnedto toher her hometown Maureen hometown of you asksummer Maureen, she’s clear, Charlotte to join WBTV in the of2004. 2004. Charlotte to join WBTV in the summer of working in the city She co-anchors the 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. news She co-anchors the 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. news where she grew up was her “dream job”.through “I got Friday. back to my roots withalways PaulCameron Cameron Monday through Friday. with Paul Monday Shealso also solo anchors Charlotte’s in local news, andsolo it has been PrimeTime, aPrimeTime, great joy. ICharlotte’s have a huge family She anchors onlyand newscast at p.m.Monday Monday through in Charlotte am soat grateful to raise through my daughter in the only newscast 77p.m. Friday. Prior to joining WBTV, Maureen same town where most of her 17 cousins live! They are some Friday. Prior to joining WBTV, Maureen worked onnational national television, anchoring worked on television, of her closest friends, and that is a realanchoring gift,” Maureen says of syndicatedprograms programsfor forWarner WarnerBrothers and syndicated life close to family. Maureen works withBrothers several and charitable TwentiethTelevision, Television,including, including,“EXTRA” “EXTRA”and and Twentieth organizations. “I want to be a voice to help elevate women, “A Current Affair.” Maureen was also at the “A Current Affair.” Maureen was alsoassault at the and fight hunger, end thetalk-show stigma offor sexual helmand ofher her own Warner Brothers helm of own talk-show for Warner Brothers trauma incalled our world. It’s a with greatMaureen.” blessing to be a part of posi“InPerson Person called “In with Maureen.” tive change in our community!”

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Mooresville Chamber Fall Golf Swing Fling

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175 Clubhouse Drive • Statesville, NC Tuesday, October 1, 2019 Noon Shotgun Start 4 Person Teams • Captains Choice Check-in and Lunch begin at 11am Limit 32 Teams • LGC is a Soft Spike Course

$75 Per Golfer $300 Team of 4 Players $400 Team of 4 Players & Mulligan Package (2 per player) $500 Team of 4 Players, Hole Sponsor & Mulligan Package Golfer fee includes lunch, dinner, all beverages, & goodie bag!

To Register contact MSI Chamber (704) 664-3898 or visit: www.mooresvillenc.org

MoTown to Memphis MSI Chamber of Commerce

Business Expo Thursday, October 24, 2019 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Charles Mack Citizen Center Celebrate the History of MUSIC! Exhibitors are encouraged to dress up like their favorite bands or artists and decorate their booths with a music theme. Win the Best Booth Awards! For Booth and Sponsorship Information, Contact the Chamber: info@mooresvillenc.org • 704-664-3898 • www.mooresvillnc.org THE VOICE September | October 2019 11

WIN Tickets to Elton John’s Farewell Tour Yellow Brick Road Concert!


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Business Before Hours

Professional Women’s Network (PWN)

September 17, 8:00 am – 9:30 am Hosted by the BRG Group Famous Toastery of Mooresville 170 N. Main Street, Mooresville

September 5, 8:30 am – 1:00 pm Charles Mack Citizen Center 215 N. Main Street, Mooresville October 3, 8:00 am – 9:30 am Charles Mack Citizen Center 215 N. Main Street, Mooresville

Mid-Day Mingle September 10, 12:00 Noon Lakewalk by DR Horton 107 Hanks Bluff Drive, Mooresville

Mooresville Young Professionals (MYP)

October 3, 12:00 Noon Carolina Caring 7473 Sherrills Ford Road, Sherrills Ford October 31, 12:00 Noon Fairfield Inn by Marriot 120 Consumer Square Drive, Mooresville

September 3, 9:00 am Charles Mack Citizen Center 215 N. Main Street, Mooresville October 1, 9:00 am Charles Mack Citizen Center 215 N. Main Street, Mooresville

Business After Hours September 12, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Hosted by Mooresville Soup Kitchen at Ghost Face Brewery 427 E. Statesville Ave., Ste 100, Mooresville September 25, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Curves of Mooresville 965-A N Main Street October 10, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Hilton Garden Inn - Mooresville 159 Gateway Boulevard, Mooresville

Visit the Chamber Event Page for the latest networking events at www.mooresvillenc.org

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