News for Women in Business

Monday, June 04, 2018
Music has a way of imprinting on our souls, taking us to another wavelength, and even changing our lives. For Freddie and Woody Killough, music has been narrating their story--both personally and professionally--since 1978. The Chamber of Commerce was honored to celebrate with them for the 30th Anniversary of their music store, Killough's Music and Loan, last week at a crowded and jubilant Ribbon more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Marion Business Association, Ribbon Cutting, Women in Business, Community, Local Business News, Press Release, Small 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 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
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 more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release, Ribbon Cutting, 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 more
Categories: Local Business News, Ribbon Cutting, Women in Business, Chamber, Economic, Press Release, Community



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