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Friday, April 20, 2018
Tax Season is finally over. Of course, how much you pay in taxes depends on a variety of factors, many of which you can’t control. But you might give some thought to how you can manage your investment-related taxes. Here are some suggestions to consider: Contribute to your employer’s retirement plan. If your employer offers a 401(k) or similar plan, such as a 403(b) or 457(b), contribute as much ...read more
Categories: Financial Investing, Investing & Money Management
Monday, April 16, 2018
April 22 is Earth Day. First observed in 1970, Earth Day has evolved into an international celebration, with nearly 200 countries holding events to support clean air, clean water and other measures to protect our planet. As an investor, what lessons can you learn from this special day? Consider the following:Avoid “toxic” investment moves. Earth Day events show us how we can help keep toxins out ...read more
Categories: Investing & Money Management, Financial Investing
Monday, April 09, 2018
One doesn't need to be a food snob or live communally to enjoy and advocate for locally-grown food. In fact the booming locally-sourced food movement into commercial restaurants reveals the vast diversity of those behind it. That movement has found its way into downtown at the new McDowell Local where the Chamber recently held a ribbon cutting. Aaron and Lauren Mathews, along with their three ...read more
Categories: Health & Wellness, Community, Local Business News, Ribbon Cutting, Chamber, Event News, Press Release
Monday, April 02, 2018
Her devout affection for animals began at a young age, says Debbie Williamson, owner of Tri-Cities Pets located at 1700 N. Main Street. "I wanted to be a vet when I was younger," she recalls. Although vet school never materialized, Debbie and her husband Matthew are living out a pretty sweet dream of caring for, selling, and educating the public about a variety of critters.  At the recent Ribbon ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Local Business News, Ribbon Cutting
Monday, April 02, 2018
Every month, you pay your mortgage. And, depending on your circumstances, you may be able to afford to put in additional payments – perhaps sizable ones. But should you? Or, if you really have the extra money, should you invest it? Initially, you might think it would be quite nice to rid yourself of that mortgage sooner, rather than later. But is it really the burden it seems? Actually, you get ...read more
Categories: Financial Investing, Press Release, Investing & Money Management
Monday, March 12, 2018
The McDowell Chamber of Commerce along with its ambassadors and local dignitaries came together last week for a celebration of the grand opening of M and D Paranormal and Cryptid Research located at 49 State Street in Downtown Marion.  Owner Mary Young is hoping to help residents of McDowell uncover the mysteries surrounding any paranormal activity whether in their homes or places of ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release, Ribbon Cutting, Women in Business
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
On March 9, 2018, following years of planning, design, and construction, Mission Hospital McDowell will welcome the community into its 105,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art, health care facility—representing one of the largest investments in McDowell County by Mission Health System. It also represents an enduring pledge to the region that dates to 1885. Opened in a 5-bedroom rental house with ...read more
Categories: Community, Ribbon Cutting, Health & Wellness, General News Article
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: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Local Business News, Ribbon Cutting, Chamber
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
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: Human Interest, Local Business News, Press Release, Ribbon Cutting, Chamber, Community, Economic
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, General News Article, Local Business News, Press Release, Ribbon Cutting, Community, Economic
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, Breaking News, Local Business 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