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Lion’s Share credit union part of Credit Union 24

Salisbury’s Lion’s Share credit union is now part of Credit Union 24, the nation’s largest credit union-owned ATM and point-of-sale network.
Credit Union 24 is owned by 286 shareholding credit unions with more than 8.7 million members and more than $68.8 billion in assets collectively. The 286 credit unions represent every region of the country across 22 states.
Credit Union 24 is a flexible, member-owned, full service ATM network with multiple processor links, hundreds of thousands of POS locations at national retailers and local merchants, and more than 100,000 ATM terminals across the country.
Brady receives honor for helping clients
Brad Brady, a financial representative with Thrivent Financial for Lutherans in Salisbury, recently received the Life and Health Masters award for superior process.
To qualify for the honor, Brady helped clients identify solutions that enable them to protect their future and improve their financial position.
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans is a nonprofit, Fortune 500 financial services membership organization helping approximately 2.6 million members achieve financial security and give back to their communities. For more information, visit www.thrivent.com.
Neurosurgeon a presenter in Vegas
Mooresville ó Dr. Jeffrey S.Yablon, a neurosurgeon with Lake Norman Neurological and Spinal Surgery, was a guest presenter at a recent conference in Las Vegas that was hosted by Steris Corp., Phillips, BrainLab, NBBJ (architects), and The Advisory Board.
The conference, “Designing High Performance ORs: Improving Surgical Care with Emerging Technologies,” featured Yablon because of his experience in an integrated operating room. He was asked to present Neurosurgical OR: Advancements in Patient Care to the group of attendees including physicians, operating room directors, architects, marketers and planners.
Yablon discussed defining a hybrid operating room, an actual operating room located within the surgical suite that accommodates interventional and minimally invasive surgery within a given specialty within a hospital.
Call Lake Norman Neurological and Spinal Surgery at 704-799-3206 for more information on the presentation.
Union Power handing out free light bulbs
To promote energy efficiency and help save energy dollars for their members, Union Power Cooperative will be sending out a special mailer containing two complimentary compact fluorescent bulbs to each of the cooperative’s members during the month of December.
Union Power Cooperative will be mailing 116,000 bulbs to 65,000 members throughout the five county area the union serves. Members should start to receive the packages by the beginning of December.
Compact Fluorescent light bulbs save an average of $30 per bulb in energy costs, and use 75 percent less energy than a standard light bulb.
Cabarrus Senior Link group plans to meet Tuesday
The Cabarrus Senior Link group, professionals who work with seniors, will hold its monthly meeting Tuesday at 11:30 a.m.
New members are welcome, there is no fee, and lunch will be provided.
Anyone interested in joining or attending the meeting should call Susan Wear at Gentiva Home Health, 704-933-1001.
Family scrapbooking a holiday option to save money
GOLD HILL ó Glenda Trexler, a Gold Hill craftsperson, believes she has found an inexpensive alternative families need: family scrapbooking nights.
Family members can get together with their photos and scrapbooking supplies, decide on a theme and work together in designing and assembling pages.
This type of event allows families to relive some happy memories and create new ones.
If you would like to learn more, contact Trexler at 704-202-3527 or you can e-mail glenda@stampwithglenda.com.
RCCC basic supervision, project management courses scheduled
CONCORD ó The Corporate and Professional Development Office at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College will offer basic supervision and project management courses in early 2010.
RCCC will offer the “Basic Supervision Certificate” program 4 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, March 18 ń April 15. The course fee is $315, including class materials. The class will meet at RCCC’s Cabarrus Business & Technology Center (CBTC), 660 Concord Parkway North, in Concord. The basic supervision course teaches principles of interpersonal communication, effective listening, how to give constructive feedback, how to delegate work for shared success, and how to give recognition.
RCCC will offer the “Fundamentals of Project Management” course 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 10 ń April 14. There is a course fee of $745, plus materials costing approximately $100. The class will meet at the CBTC. Project planning, scheduling, resource assignment, documentation, and scope definition are covered in the course.
For more information, contact DeAnn Basden, RCCC’s director of corporate and professional development, at 704-216-3530 or basdend@rowancabarrus.edu.
RCCC’s Corporate and Professional Development Office, part of the college’s Continuing Education Department, provides on-site quality and process improvement training for large manufacturing operations and small business environments. Offerings include Lean Thinking, Six Sigma Yellow, Green and Black Belt, ISO, project management, customer service training, human resources management, and green business practices and sustainability. The customized training for teams, departments or an entire workforce is client driven. Course content, schedule, methodology and location are based on the client’s needs and preferences. Contact Basden for more details.
Director buys rights to Cabarrus Arena’s antique, collectible show Lydia Sullivan, show director of the Greater Charlotte Antique & Collectible Show, has purchased the rights to the show from The Art Fair Co. CEO, Michael Franks. Franks acquired the show earlier this year from dmg world media.
The Cabarrus Arena will be working with Sullivan to ensure the continued success of the show.
The next show will be Jan. 15-17, 2010. The Cabarrus Arena is located at 4752 N.C. 49, Concord. For more information, visit www.charlotteantiqueshow.com or call 704-596-4643.
CorrectionSalisbury Therapeutic Massage is located at 120 East Council St., Suite 400, and its telephone number is 704-633-7623. The Post printed the wrong address for the business in recent editions.
Submit information about new businesses, honors and management promotions to bizbriefs@salisburypost.com. Include a daytime phone number.

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