Retail Notes

Cabarrus County Concord

Various stores at Concord Mills mall are having a "July 4th Super Sale" weekend that continues through Monday.

Participating are Jones New York, Nine West Outlet, Reeds Jewelers, Sun & Ski Sports, VF Outlet and numerous others.

Details: 704-979-3000;

Lincoln County Denver

Melissa Kaltenbach has joined Campbell Design as a project manager.

Kaltenbach is a 2008 interior design graduate of The Art Institute of Charlotte. She will develop and oversee architectural and interior design projects. Kaltenbach previously worked at Conlins Furniture and Ownerent in Bozeman, Mont.

Recent Campbell Design projects include work at Pin Station in Newton, Walling Data in Newton, Pellegrino's Trattoria in Troutman, Alexis Volunteer Fire Department in Alexis, Leonard Automatics in Denver and TriStar Plastics in Denver.

Mecklenburg County Cornelius

The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the 2010-11 session of Leadership Lake Norman .

Tuition for the nine-month course is $425 for Chamber members and $500 for others. Applications are due Aug. 20.

Call 704-892-1922 and an application will be forwarded. For more details, visit


Birkdale Village will host its July Fourth Celebration from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today .

Events scheduled:

10 a.m.-1 p.m.: Bike decorating, kids art, face painting, balloons and bounce house.

11 a.m.-1 p.m.: Fun and games with Radio Disney.

11:30 a.m.: Parade lineup beside Banana Republic.

Noon: Awards presented by Mayor Jill Swain at the fountain for Best Decorated Bike and presentations to the fire and police departments.

12:15 p.m.: Huntersville and Gilead fire departments water fight, beside Banana Republic.

Birkdale Commons Parkway will be closed from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Details: 704-895-8744;

Learning Express, in the Shoppes at Birkdale Crossing, hosts a Silly Bandz Trading Day from 4 to 5:30 p.m. each Friday in July.

9525 Birkdale Crossing Drive; 704-655-2015;

Ballas Chiropractic Whole Health Wellness Center, 9718-D Sam Furr Road, will host a community garage sale 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday to benefit Our Towns Habitat for Humanity.

One hundred 10-foot-by-10-foot spaces are available, each for a $10 donation to Our Towns. Space reservation deadline is Friday. Call 704-654-1072 or 704-896-8080.