News for Marion Business Association
Thursday, December 06, 2018
High fashion, including trending hair and makeup styles, is now available at the new Studio K Salon owned by 21-year-old Katelyn Edwards. The Chamber of Commerce, county and city officials, friends and family came out to celebrate the ribbon cutting of Studio K on Wednesday, December 5 at 11 a.m.
Katelyn, the county's youngest business owner to date, graduated from McDowell Technical ...read more
Categories: Local Business News, Press Release, Small Business, Chamber, Marion Business Association, Ribbon Cutting, Women in Business
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Several local, independently owned businesses in McDowell County were featured guests on Asheville BizRadio'sMatt Mittan Show this week to promote Small Business Saturday coming up Saturday, November 24 and to highlight the innovative work happening across all sectors; business, government, education, and nonprofit organizations.
The Chamber membership voted on the businesses that are ...read more
Categories: Breaking News, Community, Local Business News, Press Release, Veteran-owned Business-, Chamber, General News Article, Marion Business Association, Small Business
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
It's been said that if you want something to last, you use the right tools. Nancy Spencer, along with her family and staff, has been providing the community with the right tools for 35 years! On Wednesday, October 24, 2018, the Chamber was joined by dozens of friends, family, customers, dignitaries, and even previous employees to celebrate the milestone anniversary of Spencer's ACE Hardware on ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Local Business News, Press Release, Small Business, Community, Human Interest, Marion Business Association, Ribbon Cutting, Women in Business
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: Event News, General News Article, Local Business News, Marion Business Association, Press Release, Ribbon Cutting, Small Business, Women in Business, Health & Wellness, Chamber
Friday, May 04, 2018
McDowell Native Creed Burelson has returned home; bringing some of Philadelphia's culinary culture to Main Street in The Big Orange Hoagie Factory!
The Chamber staff and ambassadors gathered on April 2, 2018, to officially welcome him and his daughter, Sophie Burleson, to the Chamber family and back home to McDowell.
Burleson purchased the building at 8 N. Main Street after moving back from ...read more
Categories: Community, Marion Business Association, Small Business, Local Business News, Ribbon Cutting