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05/31/2009 12:00 AM

05/29/2009 6:03 PM

Iredell County

Mooresville

LKN SK8 Shop, 162 N. Broad St., will host a free world premiere of the Powell Bones skateboard team's “Fun” video, 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the store's parking lot.

The video stop is among 24 across the country.

The Powell Bones team will judge local skateboarding talent and give away products. Hot dogs and drinks will also be free.

Details: 704-660-8399.

Former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, dropped by Rowboat Dock & Dredge on their way back to Georgia from a recent fishing trip in Pennsylvania.

The Carters and their security detail happened to stop for gas at Interstate 77 Exit 33 when they noticed Rowboat's headquarters on Williamson Road. They dropped in unannounced to say hello to the staff, owner Bob Wilson said.

Wilson said he had been on the fishing trip with the Carters but was driving separately and had no idea they were going to stop at Exit 33.

Wilson and the Carters have been close friends since Wilson's days with Habitat for Humanity from 1985 to 1992. They've fished together twice a year for the past 10 years, Wilson said.

The Mooresville-South Iredell Chamber of Commerce will have a ribbon cutting ceremony at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Race To Walk, 169-11 Gasoline Alley in Lakeside Business Park.

Race to Walk is a specialty health and wellness center that assists people who have spinal cord injuries.

Details: www.racetowalk.org; 704-696-0425.

Mecklenburg County Davidson

Owner Jason Dunigan plans to open a jgSmith Premium Denim & Thread boutique this fall in a building under construction at 215 S. Main St.

Details: www.jg-smith.com; 704-295-4434; 704-534-4002.

Joe Marusak

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