Smoking cessation program: The corporate and community wellness team of Iredell Health System is offering businesses and industries a free program to help employees quit smoking. Details: Registered nurse Lisa Warren at 704-878-4558; email@example.com.Lineberger Orthodontics: Huntersville orthodontist Dr. Thomas Brown recently sold his practice to Dr. Matt Lineberger. “I will not be permanently retiring from practicing orthodontics,” Brown said. “I am looking forward to working less and spending more time with my family.” Lineberger relocated from Michigan with his wife and business partner, Dr. Megan Lineberger, although he isn’t new to North Carolina . He played basketball at Wake Forest University his freshman year before transferring to UNC Chapel Hill. He received his doctorate in dental surgery and master’s in orthodontics at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. The couple live in Cornelius and are expecting their second child in August. Lineberger Orthodontics: 16525 Holly Crest Lane, Suite 250; 704-892-3300; www.linebergerorthodontics.com. LA Studio: LA Studio for Fashion & Modeling will co-host a Fabulous Fall Fashion Show to benefit Cornelius-based Little Smiles NC, a nonprofit organization that provides toys, games, DVDs, computers, VIP outings, and celebrity meet-and-greets to children in local hospitals, hospices and shelters. The show will be 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Peninsula Yacht Club in Cornelius. To prepare for the event, LA Studio will offer free runway workshops for kids ages 8-18 who would like to be a part of the show. The workshops will be 11 a.m.-3 p.m. June 22 and July 20 at 11330 Vanstory Drive, Huntersville. Reservations and details: 704-619-3826; www.lamodelstudio.com. Allen Tate Co.: Angela Standish was recently named sales manager of the company’s Lake Norman/Davidson branch, with offices at 19460 Old Jetton Road in Cornelius and 103 N. Main St. in Davidson. Standish is a career professional with more than 15 years of real estate experience, including positions in leadership, new home sales, mixed-use land development and property management and operations. Davis Regional Medical Center: The Statesville hospital participated in a disaster drill last month organized by the Western North Carolina National Disaster Medical System. The scenario was a major earthquake measuring 7.0, with at least 20 residents requiring emergency care and first aid. Iredell-Statesville Schools students volunteered to be patients and were treated by medical center staff for simulated injuries including first- and second-degree burns, spine injury, skull fracture and pelvic bleed. Officials from the Iredell County Emergency Management, the fire marshal’s office, health department and American Red Cross observed the drill. Ben & Jerry’s: The grand opening celebration for the company’s Scoop Shop in Birkdale Village, Huntersville, continues at noon Sunday. Free ice cream and family activities. Angela Jewett, 704-895-5675. Lake Norman Realty: Real estate broker Gail Huss is the new broker in charge of the firm’s Denver office. Huss has worked as a licensed broker in the Lake Norman area since 2004 but has lived in the area for much longer. Originally from Gaston County, she attended Sacred Heart College and has a Bachelor of Arts degree in management and marketing. She worked for Carolina Mills for 30 years before acquiring her real estate license and joining Holbrooks Real Estate. She worked in the Denver area as an associate for eight years with Holbrooks, four as the broker in charge. Huss most recently worked for United Country Gates Realty and Auction in Lincolnton for eight months. She can be reached at 704-483-1518; GailH@LakeNormanRealty.com. Davis Regional Medical Center: Dr. Martin Carignan, a vascular surgeon, has joined the medical staff of the Statesville hospital. Carignan previously was on the medical staff at Lebanon (Pa.) VA Medical Center. He was an emergency medical technician early in his career and later was a physician assistant with the U. S. Department of Justice in San Diego. He has been on medical staffs at Los Angeles Vascular Access Center, Skyridge Medical Center in Cleveland, Tenn., and Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center/Vascular& Endovascular Surgery Center in Clarksburg, W.Va.Carignan is accepting patients who suffer from peripheral artery disease, aneurysms, renal artery disease, peripheral venous disease, varicose veins, blood clots in the veins and lymphedema. Appointments: Davis Vascular Institute, 704-978-2180. Compiled by Joe Marusak
Friday, Jun. 21, 2013
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