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McCombs and Company open in Faith

Kim Mahaffey Shores has opened a new business in Faith with a familiar name.
McCombs and Company will specialize in the items made in McCombs Grocery by Vern McCombs and his brother, the late Eugene McCombs.
Shores, a niece of the McCombs brothers, will sell Vern’s famous pimento cheese, which is made with five different cheeses, along with chicken salad, egg salad, red slaw and a new item, roasted jalapeno pimento cheese.
All of the salads and the pimento cheese are made fresh each week from the original recipes. The store will also offer seasonal specials, such as soups in the winter and potato salad and deviled egg trays when it’s warmer.
Rita Shive Lefler will share the kitchen with her Carolina Sweets bakery. She makes all her cakes, pies and cookies from scratch with real butter and fresh eggs. Nothing is prepackaged or premixed. Customers can sample her soft and creamy whoopee pie and special order favorite cakes.
Bag lunches will be available each day, consisting of a toasted or untoasted pimento cheese, chicken salad or egg salad sandwich served with pickle, chips and homemade dessert. Call-in orders are available for quick pickups, and deliveries will be made with a five-order minimum.
The new store is at 113 Main St., Faith, between Faith Soda Shop and Tom’s Hairport. Hours are 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. The phone number is 704-279-9776.
REIA meet Wednesday
Sherry Fredenberg will speak on “Wholesaling Property” at Wednesday’s meeting of the Metrolina Real Estate Investor Association Concord-Area Subgroup.
The meeting will be at McCabe’s Steakhouse, 316 Brookdale St., Kannapolis. Networking, dinner and announcements will be from 6-7 p.m., followed by the meeting and program.
Fredenberg has been investing in real estate for almost 10 years. She owns www.InvestWithSherry.com.
Those attending the meeting will receive Professional Housing Provider credit.
Prosperity Now seminar
MOORESVILLE ó A two-hour seminar, Prosperity Now, will be conducted by Marilyn Atlas, a board certified hypnotist and certified professional coach, March 11,
The session will be from 6-8 p.m. at Ahlara International, 155 Joe Know Ave. Cost is $30 in advance or $35 at the door. Call 704-662-0946 for reservations.
Atlas, who has taught these techniques for more than 20 years, will present a step-by-step guide for creating prosperity in life.
Curves food drive
Curves of Rockwell will participate in the Curves Food Drive to benefit local food banks.
Last year, the drive collected almost 11 million pounds of food for local communities all over the world. This year, Curves’ goal is to collect 15 million pounds of food.
Curves will offer a discounted service fee of $30 for any new member who brings in a bag of non-perishable groceries and commits to a 12-month membership from March 3-15. Others wishing to donate may drop off non-perishable food items at Curves Monday through Friday during March.
For more information, contact Rockwell Curves manager Renata Tripp at 704-279-4936 or Curvesrockwell@windstream.net.
Linda Braswell compiles the Rowan Roundup of companies, organizations and individuals. You can submit information about new businesses, honors and management promotions to her at the Salisbury Post, P.O. Box 4639, Salisbury, NC 28145-4639; fax it to 704-639-0003; or e-mail lbraswell@salisburypost. com. Include a daytime phone number.

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