Retail Notes

The Mooresville-South Iredell Chamber of Commerce's free "Business Expo 2010 - Vegas Style!" will feature 100 local businesses and nonprofit agencies 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday at the Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main St., Mooresville.

Details: 704-664-3898.

Waters Edge Tanning, 637 Williamson Road, Suite 103, will host an Open House/Customer Appreciation Day 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday.

Events will include free tanning for new customers, samples of Mrs. W's Old Time Candy, 15-minute reflexology foot massages, 10-minute demonstrations of Nu Skin Ageloc and $20 Wrap-N-Lose body wraps.

Food will be provided by TOTS (Taste of the South) restaurant. Mooresville Mayor Chris Montgomery will present live music at 6 p.m.

Details: 704-663-2938;

Ahlara International, 155 Joe Knox Ave., Mooresville, will host an outdoor art fair featuring 55 artists, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.

Featured will be potters, painters, photographers, jewelers, wood turners and mixed-media artists. Because of the large number of artists, Lowe's YMCA across the street has allowed the fair to expand onto its back lot.

Details: 704-663-6343.

G&S Contracting owner George Sumrow is celebrating the home-remodeling firm's 30th year.

The Mooresville native started G&S as a one-man operation, selling and installing every job himself. Soon he was running several crews and opened a showroom in Mooresville.

G&S has won three national awards over the years and maintained an A-plus rating from the Better Business Bureau. The firm has had at least 10,000 customers.

The "S" in the company's name refers to Sumrow's wife, Sally, a retired Mooresville schoolteacher.

Details: 704-663-7132;

Charlotte Motor Speedway will partner with regional tourism bureaus and area hotel operators to secure lower room rates for fans attending races during Bank of America 500 Week Oct. 13-16.

About 50 hotels within an hour of the speedway have agreed to reduce their race week room rates by 15percent and waive the minimum stay requirements.

For a full list of participating hotels visit or call the speedway's ticket office at 800-455-3267.

To get the discounted rate, fans must call the hotels directly and request the Speedway Special when making reservations.

Register early for a fun day on the links to support Mooresville-South Iredell Crime Stoppers.

Sponsored by Randy Marion Automotive Group, NASCAR Technical Institute and Lake Norman Chiropractic, the "One Club" Golf Tournament will be Oct. 20 at Mooresville Municipal Golf Course. Players can bring and use only one club for every shot.

The tournament needs lunch, title and hole sponsors, teams, door prizes and individual players. Entry is $60 per person.

Details: 704-658-1950, extension 2177; 704-658-9013;