Iredell County Extension Community Association: The association recently met at the Sheriff’s Department for an educational tour and to thank officers and staff for their service to the community.
Maj. Todd Carver and Sgt. Randy Cass presented a program explaining what the Sheriff’s Department does to protect the community and they encouraged members to be aware of what is going on around them and to report suspicious activity. This event was Iredell ECA’s joint project for 2016. Attending were 32 members and guests from these clubs: Bells Cross roads, Clarksbury, Mount Mourne, Olin, Ostwalt and Scotts.
Scholarship: The Iredell County Extension and Community Association has awarded a $500 scholarship to Beau D. Bennett. He is the son of Dawn A. Bennett of Mooresville.
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Bennett graduated from Mooresville High School in June. He will attend Western Carolina University and plans to major in environmental conversation and expressive sculpture/unconventional materials.
Giving back: Visit Lake Norman, the convention and visitors bureau for Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville, and its Lake Norman hotel partners have created a voluntourism initiative. The idea originated from a Hotel Power Hour meeting where John Lynch, general manager for the Hampton Inn & Suites Huntersville told the story of Angels & Sparrows Soup Kitchen’s need for bottled water for their bagged lunch program. Area hotels have donated 70-plus cases of bottled water so far. Donations were made by the Comfort Suites Huntersville, Country Suites Huntersville, Courtyard Huntersville, Hampton Inn Cornelius, Hampton Inn & Suites Huntersville, Homewood Suites Davidson and VLN.
VLN is offering anyone a free Lake Norman coffee mug for every case of water dropped off at the Visitor Center, West Catawba Avenue, Cornelius.
Freedom Boat Club: Father and son duo, Perry and Jeff Weir, franchise owners / operators of the Freedom Boat Club at the Waterstreet Seaport Marina in Cornelius have opened a second Lake Norman location at Queens Landing, 1459 River Highway, Mooresville.
All Generations Audiology: Audiologist Diana J. Eshleman has opened a practice at 621 E. Center Ave., Mooresville. Eshleman completed her clinical fellowship in Charlotte in 2006 and continued her career there until 2010. In 2011, Eshleman joined Texas Ear, Nose & Throat Specialists, in Houston, Texas, and completed her audiology doctorate A.T. Still University.
She provides diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss and balance disorders for patients of all ages. www.allgenerationsaudiology.com.
Harbor Point Animal Hospital, Hotel & Pet Spa: Veterinarian Jamie Laity has opened Harbor Point Animal Hospital, 694 Brawley School Road, Mooresville. The full service veterinary hospital offers preventative care, surgical care, internal medicine, dentistry, puppy and kitten care, emergency medicine, on-site pharmacy, dog and cat boarding. www.harborpointanimalhospital.com.