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Another move-in: Proformance Logo Products & Apparel is a new tenant at the Ben Craig Center, 8701 Mallard Creek Road at University Research Park. The company offers promotional products and tradeshow items.

The nonprofit Ben Craig Center is sponsored by UNC Charlotte. It provides business incubation and acceleration services.

In the past 24 years, the center has been home to 119 organizations.

On Campus

Cram Session: Register now for prep courses for the SAT college entrance exam.

Three-hour sessions are available, 9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m. July 11- 15 at the Ben Craig Center, 8701 Mallard Creek Road. Other sessions also are available.

The courses are designed to help participants build confidence by teaching strategies and techniques for improving SAT scores. A portion of the course will focus on the new essay section of the test.

Register at Click on the link for exam prep, then SAT exam prep. Details: 704-687-8900 or

Characters wanted

Carolina Renaissance Festival: The outdoor theater in Huntersville will hold open auditions for street characters, musicians, dancers and variety acts 9 a.m.- noon July 9 and 6:30- 9 p.m. July 13 at Spirit Square Arts Center, 345 N. College St., Charlotte. The Renaissance Festival is seeking adult male actors to fill the featured role of king, which has additional requirements that can be found at The festival is held weekends Oct. 8- Nov. 20.

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