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Tuesday, February 13, 2018
The McDowell Chamber of Commerce was pleased to celebrate one of Marion’s newest fitness facilities, Southeast Fitness, with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, February 12, 2018. The purpose of the occasion was to recognize the new business and welcome owners Diesel & Greta Buchanan to the Marion business family.  Southeast Fitness is family owned and operated and Diesel is one of those guys ...read more
Categories: Health & Wellness, Chamber, Community, General News Article, Local Business News, Press Release, Ribbon Cutting
Monday, February 12, 2018
Valentine’s Day is almost here – and it’s a pretty big business. In fact, U.S. consumers spent about $18 billion on their valentines in 2017, according to the National Retail Federation. Of course, recipients certainly appreciate flowers, candy, jewelry and so on, but this year, consider going beyond the traditional favorites to give your loved ones something more long-lasting – a financial ...read more
Categories: Economic, Investing & Money Management, Financial Investing
Friday, February 09, 2018
The McDowell Chamber of Commerce was pleased to celebrate one of Marion’s newest realty companies, Mountain Lake Realty, with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, February 8, 2018. The purpose of the occasion was to recognize the new business and welcome co-owners Cecelia Reel & Crystal Honeycutt to the Marion business family.   Cecelia and Crystal have worked in previous locations as realtors ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Local Business News, Press Release, Ribbon Cutting
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
In an attempt to minimize Medicare fraud and abuse, all Medicare recipients will receive a new card between April 2018- April 2019. So what does this mean for card-holders? McDowell SHIIP has the answers you may have. The attached document lists a few things that everyone should be award of about their new card and what to do with their old card. Our office is always open to assist Medicare ...read more
Categories: Health & Wellness, Breaking News, Education, Press Release, Senior
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
You may not get much of a thrill from filing your taxes, but the process becomes much more enjoyable if you're expecting a refund. So, if one is headed your way, what should you do with the money?  The answer depends somewhat on the size of the refund. For the 2017 tax year, the average refund was about $2,760 – not a fortune, but big enough to make an impact in your life. Suppose, for example, ...read more
Categories: Economic, Education, Financial Investing, General News Article
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Come experience the magic at the 2018 McDowell Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet on Thursday, March 15, featuring popular magician Eric Schweitzer at Tom Johnson's Camping World from 5:30-9 p.m.    Eric offers a highly interactive performance with incredible mind reading, predicting future events, moving objects with the mind, two-person telepathy, and hilarious audience participation!  Come ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Event News, Local Business News, Breaking News, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, January 29, 2018
On February 4, the eyes of most of the country – and much of the world – will be on Minneapolis, site of the most-watched football game in the U.S. As a fan, you can admire the way quarterbacks in the Big Game direct their teams. But as an investor, you can learn something from the big game by putting together your own team to help you achieve your financial goals – and you may find it helpful to ...read more
Categories: Financial Investing, Investing & Money Management
Monday, January 29, 2018
By most measures, 2017 was a pretty good year for investors. But what can you expect in 2018? It’s difficult to precisely predict the immediate future of the financial markets. However, many signs point to improved global economic growth and rising corporate earnings – both of which are important drivers of stock prices. In the United States, economic growth may be more modest than in other ...read more
Categories: Financial Investing, Investing & Money Management
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
The McDowell Chamber of Commerce was pleased to celebrate Marion’s first historic brewery, Mica Town Brewing Company, with an official ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, January 18, 2018. The purpose of the occasion was to recognize the new business and welcome owners Emily & Jason Synder to the Marion business family.  Jason and Emily are not from Marion but have made history in the past ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Local Business News, Press Release, Ribbon Cutting
Monday, January 22, 2018
Social Security can be an important part of your retirement income. So, before you start making decisions about your payments, you’ll want to know what questions to ask. Here are a few to consider:How soon can I start collecting Social Security? You can begin receiving Social Security as early as age 62. However, your payments, as well as the survivor benefits payable to your spouse, will be ...read more
Categories: Economic, Financial Investing, Retirement Planning
Monday, December 18, 2017
It was a jubilant evening at Tom Johnson's Camping World where the McDowell Chamber of Commerce presented six area businesses with the coveted Tom Johnson Entrepreneurship Award at its Annual Holiday After Hours Thursday, December 14, 2017. "The McDowell Chamber of Commerce is very proud of this year's winners. The award is a great way to recognize our small businesses and their continued ...read more
Categories: Community, Event News, Human Interest, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Local Business News
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
This time one year ago, the founders of Big League Camp had a concept and a vision as to what they wanted to bring to McDowell County.“This is a vision that I’ve had for a while, going back close to five years, and it’s really exciting to see what has been accomplished here,” said manager and co-owner Donnie Suttles. “The group of owners and contributors, Dennis Whitson, Stacy Crisp and Jeff ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Human Interest, Local Business News, Press Release, Ribbon Cutting
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
The Chamber of Commerce was proud to support and honor Roses department store, one of Marion's long-standing businesses, at an official Grand Reopening and Ribbon Cutting on Thursday, November 2, 2017. The store opened in downtown Marion on Main Street more than 50 years ago. District Manager Tim Rinkes was on hand and expressed his gratitude for the store's loyal employees, including Miss Edna ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Local Business News, Press Release, Ribbon Cutting
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Manufacturing Awareness Open House to be Held on November 13  The McDowell County Commissioners and Marion Mayor Steve Little drafted an official proclamation declaring November as the Manufacturing Month in McDowell County.  As part of the ongoing celebration of Manufacturing Day 2017, the McDowell Workforce Pipeline Committee will sponsor a Manufacturing Awareness Open House at the Universal ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Local Business News, Breaking News, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Why You Should Attend Local Ribbon Cuttings Ribbon Cuttings conjure up images of local politicians or celebrities posing for photos to celebrate the opening of a new business. It's our way of recognizing the efforts and success of our local businesses, so yes, we love doing ribbon cuttings and inviting local dignitaries to partake in the celebration. But ribbon cuttings are about a lot more ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Ribbon Cutting