News for Women in Business
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
Monday, November 19, 2018
Do you remember the excitement you felt rushing home from school, money in your pocket, headed to the local candy shop as quickly as you could? We all had our favorites from Dum Dum Pops and Good & Plenty to Chiclets and Snickers.
Now candy-loving residents can experience that same joy with the opening of Moldz Candy Shop located at the corner of US 70 West and Hwy. 80 (where the old Little ...read more
Categories: Ribbon Cutting, Women in Business, Chamber, Local Business News, Community, Press Release, Small Business
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
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, October 23, 2018
In a time when women were a rare sight in the workplace, Joanne Howle, was boldly and graciously carving out a future for herself and her family. The local real estate icon is a household name in McDowell County and has been helping people settle in here for the last 40 years.
The Chamber of Commerce, local dignitaries, agents, and friends gathered on October 10th at Joanne Howle Realty to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Event News, Human Interest, Press Release, Small Business, Community, Fun Facts, Local Business News, Ribbon Cutting, Women in Business
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
The McDowell Chamber of Commerce was pleased to celebrate the opening of Happy Hen Vintage with an official ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, October 18, 2018. Happy Hen Vintage is one of the many new businesses to open in our growing community and a great addition to our local antique market.
Owner Beryl Ann Randolph had the vision to turn an unused space in the old Coca-Cola building ...read more
Categories: Economic, Local Business News, Ribbon Cutting, Women in Business, Chamber, Human Interest, Press Release, Small Business
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: Chamber, Event News, Local Business News, Veteran-owned Business-, Health & Wellness, Community, General News Article, 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: 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
The McDowell Chamber of Commerce was pleased to celebrate one of Marion’s newest clothing and retail shops, Aria Rose Clothing, with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. The purpose of the occasion was to recognize the new business and welcome owner Brandy Pritchard to the Marion business family.
Aria Rose Clothing started as an online hobby for McDowell native Brandy ...read more
Categories: Local Business News, Ribbon Cutting, Community, Chamber, Economic, Press Release, Women in Business