Cabarrus County Concord
The N.C. Military Business Center will host a business networking summit from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday at Embassy Suites Hotel & Convention Center, 5400 John Q. Hammons Drive N.W.
Successful business owners who are military veterans will answer questions at the event. Details: www.carolinavetlinks.org.
The Small Business Center at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College will offer a free two-part series on energy cost-cutting and going-green opportunities from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday and May 25 at the Kannapolis Train Station.
Tuesday's session: "Implementing Green Processes in Your Business Operations" and "Saving Money by Greening Your Operations."
The May 25 session: "Identifying Business Tax Credits and Other Green Incentives" and "Attracting Customers to Your Green Business."
Register by calling 704-216-3512.
Iredell County Mooresville
Churchill Senior Living, 140 Carriage Club Drive, recently donated $1,750 to the Meals on Wheels program of the Iredell Council on Aging.
Churchill Senior Living pledged half of its move-in fees in March to the program. Seven new move-ins happened that month.
Mecklenburg County Cornelius
The Jetton Village retail center's free 2010 Spring Festival will be 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, with games, a petting zoo, coloring contest, face painting and other activities.
Proceeds from a flower and bake sale will benefit Life Fellowship's mission trip to Mexico in June. Those attending are invited to bring nonperishable food items for the Mooresville/Lake Norman Christian Mission.
Dr. John Bartemus opened Transcendent Lifestyle Center, 19837 S. Main St., near the N.C. 115-Catawba Avenue intersection.
Bartemus is among fewer than 100 chiropractors worldwide certified as a chiropractic wellness practitioner by the International Chiropractic Association. The certification program offers an extensive post-graduate curriculum of wellness research, patient care approaches and methods to maximize the clinical effectiveness of chiropractic care in a new wellness paradigm. Details: 704-419-4852; www.TranscendentLifestyle.com.
The Business Center @ South Main Square and the Project for Innovation, Energy & Sustainability will hold advanced seminars for first- and second-stage companies with a focus on sustainable practices and growth in the Lake Norman region.
The free series continues the seminar held April 21 on "Greening your Building," sponsored in part by Energy Star and a grant from the N.C. Main Street program. The series includes concepts in business strategy, marketing and productivity, with a focus on green and sustainable practice.
Sessions will be on Wednesday mornings, May 19, June 23 and Sept. 22.
The Business Center, meanwhile, announced expanded services to the public and business community for meeting and conference room space, which may be rented by the hour, half day or full day. Previously, the space was only for tenants at South Main Square.
Rowan County Salisbury
The campus community of Rowan-Cabarrus Community College donated 701 pairs of shoes recently to support the Soles4Souls organization.
Sheldon Harper, a vice president of Rack Room Shoes, coordinated shipment of the 60 boxes of shoes at no cost to the college. Harper is the father of Shelley Palmer, an RCCC English instructor.
Soles4Souls, a Nashville, Tenn.-based charity, collects shoes from the warehouses of footwear companies and the closets of individual donors and distributes them free to people in need around the world.