Economy director: Shannon Johnson joins Cabarrus County to lead efforts to strengthen local economy. Her role as sustainable local economy project director will have her directing the county's support to small and local businesses and provide staff support to the Council for a Sustainable Local Economy. County commissioners plan to appoint members to the CSLE on March 21.
Speedway Children's Charities: Tish Sheets was named national managing director of Speedway Children's Charities. Sheets is a motorsports industry veteran and will work closely with partners to advance the charity's efforts to care for children.
Cabarrus GOP Women
Meeting: The Cabarrus Republican Women will host Hal Weatherman, chief of staff for U.S. Rep. Sue Myrick, at the group's March 21 meeting at The Village Church, 9280 Davidson Hwy., Concord. Reservations, details: CabarrusRepublicanWomen@gmail.com or 704-621-6984. 6 p.m. social hour; 7 p.m. presentation.