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Thursday, November 08, 2018
The Open Door To Health is pleased to introduce Dr. Diaa Hussein to the practice. Dr. Hussein specializes in medical weight loss and pre-diabetes as well as treatment for substance abuse. He is currently accepting new patients.  Dr. Diaa believes that overweight issues and obesity are a public health problem that should be addressed by physicians and has spent much of his post-graduate work in ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Women in Business, Health & Wellness, Local Business News, Small Business
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
The McDowell Chamber of Commerce was pleased to celebrate one of Marion’s newest fitness facilities, Southern Ground Fitness, with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, November 2, 2018. The purpose of the occasion was to recognize the new business and welcome co-owners Cody Collins & Shelby Roviello to the Marion business family.   Southern Ground Fitness is not only a gym but a training facility ...read more
Categories: Health & Wellness, Chamber, General News Article, Local Business News, Press Release, Ribbon Cutting, Small Business, Veteran-owned Business-
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
ASHEVILLE, NC - August 20, 2018 --Mission Health's Board of Directors today announced that if and when the Mission Health and HCA Healthcare (HCA) transaction is closed, each Entity Legacy Foundation* will receive a distribution of $15 million dollars to improve the health and wellbeing of their community.  None of the existing Foundations within the Mission Health system are part of the ...read more
Categories: Health & Wellness, Local Business News, Breaking News, Press Release
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Angela Horton has been advocating wellness for most of her adult life. She is a recently retired veteran of the U.S. Air Force where she served in a medical capacity for more than 30 years. A licensed counselor, massage therapist, nurse, and vibrant entrepreneur, Horton is the nexus of the new Bartlett Wellness Center (BWC) that officially celebrated its grand opening on Friday, August 17. The ...read more
Categories: Health & Wellness, Community, General News Article, Ribbon Cutting, Women in Business, Chamber, Event News, Local Business News, Veteran-owned Business-
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
The McDowell Chamber of Commerce was pleased to celebrate the opening of Artesana Ice Cream with an official ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Artesana is one of the newest and sweetest additions to the growing downtown business district and a recent graduate of the Growing Entrepreneurs Marion program.     Owners Augustin and Sandra had a vision, to bring a 70-year-old family ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Small Business, Health & Wellness, Community, Local Business News, Ribbon Cutting
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu studio opens to students of all ages.The McDowell Chamber of Commerce was pleased to celebrate a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, June 15, 2018 with Titan Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ). Titan BJJ adds to the list of new and growing businesses in the downtown business area.     Marsh teaches Law and Justice at McDowell High School and is a reserve officer for the McDowell County ...read more
Categories: Health & Wellness, Chamber, General News Article, Local Business News, Ribbon Cutting, Breaking News, Community, Human Interest, Press Release, Small Business
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
The McDowell Chamber of Commerce was pleased to celebrate Marion’s newest niche store, Flavors on Main, with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. The purpose of the occasion was to recognize the new business and welcome owners Debbie & Doug Watson to the Marion business family.    Doug is a 24-year-veteran of the corporate world and Debbie is a teacher in the local school ...read more
Categories: Breaking News, Community, General News Article, Press Release, Small Business, Health & Wellness, Chamber, Economic, Local Business News, Ribbon Cutting
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
The art of wildcrafting (the practice of gathering native plants and botanicals for health and medicinal purposes) is a treasured tradition in the Appalachia. Nikki Chester, who recently opened her shop, Nourished By Nature on Henderson Street in downtown, fondly recalls learning the craft from her great-grandmother who grew up in nearby Yancey County. "It was what we did," she recalls. "When ...read more
Categories: Health & Wellness, Chamber, Event News, General News Article, Local Business News, Marion Business Association, Press Release, Ribbon Cutting, Small Business, 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: Health & Wellness, General News Article, Community, 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

 

 



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