Solace Spa, in the Afton Village Shops in Concord, will donate all sales proceeds from 1-5 p.m. today to the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life.
The spa, normally closed on Sundays, will give 30-minute massages, express facials, brow waxes, manicures, express pedicures and haircuts today, all at half off the regular price.
Walker Marketing has been named a finalist in the Public Relations Society of America's 2011 national Silver Anvil Awards for its work on the Save Ben Mynatt Chevrolet Cadillac campaign.
The award is the public relations profession's most prestigious honor. Nominations are in categories, depending on the campaign's target audience and strategy.
The annual event honors organizations that have successfully addressed a contemporary public relations issue with commendable professional skill, creativity and resourcefulness.
The Save Ben Mynatt Chevrolet Cadillac campaign helped the Concord car dealership keep its franchise after General Motors targeted it for closure in 2010. The campaign created coverage in local media outlets and a groundswell of community support to keep the 33-year old dealership open. That support included letters from prominent political figures, a bustling Facebook page and more than 1,700 supporters.
This year's PRSA awards received more than 850 entries, and fewer than 15percent are finalists.
Silver Anvil winners will be announced June 9 in New York City.
Christa Faut Gallery, 19818 North Cove Road, Suite C, Cornelius, will host "Quintessence," a solo show by artist Ulysses Jackson, beginning Tuesday.
Jackson is the son of Herb Jackson of Davidson College and Laura Grosch. He was born and raised in Davidson and now lives in New York.
A reception with the artist will be 4-6 p.m. Saturday.
The gallery is in the Jetton Village retail center. Details: 704-892-5312; www.christafautgallery.com; and on Facebook.
Cool Breeze Cyclery in Mooresville is taking registration for the inaugural Cool Breeze Corporate Multisport Challenge, which will have running, bicycling and swimming events.
Cool Breeze is teaming on the challenge with Newell-Rubbermaid, Lowe's Companies Inc., Ingersoll Rand and Lake Norman Regional Medical Center. The goal is to improve employee health and wellness and raise money for three Lake Norman-area charities.
A 5K run May 15 at the Newell-Rubbermaid corporate campus in Huntersville to support Girls on the Run.
A 5K run and multi-distance bike ride July 16 starting at Lowe's corporate campus in Mooresville, to support local offices of the American Red Cross.
A Sprint Triathlon consisting of a 500-yard swim, 14-mile bike ride and 5K run Sept. 11 at Ingersoll-Rand in Davidson to support the Ada Jenkins Center.
To register go to www.coolbreezecyclery.com and click on the "Corporate Wellness" tab. Sponsorship details: Steve Doolittle, firstname.lastname@example.org; Leigh-Ann Mueller, email@example.com; Chris Vasiloff, firstname.lastname@example.org