On the Move
Michael Bridges was appointed vice president/commercial banking officer at Bank of Commerce. Michael Melvin was appointed assistant vice president/commercial banker.
Elizabeth Drummond joined Weichert, Realtors – Rebhan & Associates as broker in charge of its South Park office.
Jane Edmiston was named liason nurse for Lake Norman Regional Medical Center and Lowe's YMCA.
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Tad Godwin joined Tull Mortgage as a loan officer.
Andy Locklair was named vice president of operations for Hendrick Construction Inc.
Tom Porter joined McKim & Creed as a Subsurface Utility Engineering analyst. Dan Smith joined as a survey project manager.
Deborah Ragsdale joined Bank of Granite as vice president and Watauga market executive.
Bank of America received the 2008 Homes 4NC Affordable Housing Achievement Finance Award.
A. Michelle Fish, CEO and founder of Integra Staffing & Search and Bankston Partners, was named the director of programming and sponsorship for the Charlotte Area Society of Human Resources.
Simone Orendain, a WFAE news reporter, received second place in the Religion Newswriters Association's 2008 Best Radio Religion Reporting competition for her report on the “Families of Abraham.”
Hendrick Porsche was named a 2009 Porsche Premier Dealer.
Betty Powell, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Queens University of Charlotte, was elected chairperson of the board for Women Administrators in N.C. Higher Education.
NOV. 10 - 14
“Keep Your Computer Skills Current”
Details, registration: 704-522-8011 or www.employersassoc.com.
The Employers Association offers one-day computer training courses 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at The Employers Association Conference Center, 3020 W. Arrowood Road. Courses offered are: Microsoft Excel Level 1 2007, Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Excel Power User, Microsoft Outlook Level 2, Microsoft PowerPoint Level 2 (2007), Microsoft Word Level 2, Microsoft PowerPoint Level 2, Microsoft Publisher Level 1 and Microsoft Windows Vista. Each course is $155. Registration required.
“How to Stand Out in a Crowded Mailbox”
Details, registration: www.charlottedma.com or www.charlotteama.com.
The Charlotte Direct Marketing Association and the Charlotte American Marketing Association will meet, 5 p.m., at the Mint Museum, 2370 Randolph Rd. Cat Moriarty, direct marketing expert for the United States Postal Service, is the featured speaker. $20 for members, $35 for nonmembers.