Cabarrus County Concord
The city has launched "Community Swap Shop," a Facebook page where residents can go to advertise items they want to give away.
The city also has a separate Facebook page to share information with the public. Go to www.ci.concord.nc.us, and click the Facebook icon in the social media block at the right.
Iredell County Mooresville
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Owners Rechelle and Bryan Ward of Mooresville recently opened A-Ward Winning Weddings & Events, a full-service wedding and event planning service.
Details: 888-660-2892; www.a-wardwinningweddingsandevents.info.
Davidson-based NewPoint Learning Center has hired Ashleigh Graner as director of its Mooresville location, 104 Welton Way.
Graner comes from the Union County Schools, where she taught since 2003. She previously owned a day care in Waxhaw.
NewPoint Learning offers tutoring, SAT and ACT prep and college planning. Details: www.newpointlearning.com.
Talk Fusion executives Joey and Lisa Cudmore held a ribbon cutting at the Mooresville-South Iredell Chamber of Commerce recently for their video communication service.
Talk Fusion provides personal and business video communication products. Details: www.talkfusion.com/1194519.
The Mooresville-South Iredell Chamber of Commerce will host a free social media workshop 3-4 p.m. Monday at the Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main St.
Kevin Smith, manager and Webmaster at McBryde Website Design, will discuss Twitter. RSVP at 704-664-3898.
Mecklenburg County Cornelius
Owner Audrey McDonald recently moved her Audrey's Specialty Cakes & Bakes from 19905 W. Catawba Ave. to 20920 Torrence Chapel Road in the Shops on the Green retail center. Audrey's makes custom-designed specialty cakes of all sizes, plus cupcakes, pies, pastries, muffins and cookies.