Business roundup: EnergyUnited names Gold Hill man new safety manager

Published 12:00 am Saturday, September 10, 2011

David W. Davis, of Gold Hill, was recently named safety manager at EnergyUnited in Statesville. He began his duties on Aug. 31.
As safety manager, Davis is responsible for the planning, development and implementation of safety policies and procedures for the cooperative that are in compliance with local, state and federal regulatory agencies’ regulations.
He had served as an occupational health and safety manager for Gemma Power Systems in Glastonbury, Conn. He has served more than nine years in the health and safety discipline within the utilities industry.
Davis earned a master of business administration degree from the University of Phoenix and a bachelor of arts degree from Pfeiffer University. He is currently pursuing a master of health administration degree.
EnergyUnited has more than 120,000 electricity customers in 19 North Carolina counties, stretching from Virginia to northern Mecklenburg County.
Salon in Granite Quarry holds grand opening
GRANITE QUARRY — Bella Salon held its grand opening Saturday.
Keri Watts is the new owner/stylist at the salon at 302 N. Salisbury Ave.
Walk-ins are welcome; appointments are preferred. Hours are Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.- 7 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays by appointment only.
The phone number is 704-279-1412.
Salon Envy opens on North Long Street
LaTrice Reddick is the new owner/stylist with Ariel Vuyou, stylist/braider, at Salon Envy at 1116 North Long St.
The salon offers relaxers, perms, color, highlighting, foils, designer cuts, braids and other services.
September specials on Wednesdays include bringing a friend and receiving $10 off on chemical or style or free eyebrow waxing with style.
Hours vary by stylist Tuesdays-Saturdays. Booths are available.
Call 704- 636-7177 for appointments, but walk-ins are welcome.
Cabarrus Senior Resource Link meeting
The Cabarrus Senior Resource Link, professionals who work with the senior population, will hold a monthly meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 11:30 a.m.
No fees. For reservations, please contact Susan Wear at Gentiva Home Health 704-933-1001.
Environmentally friendly accessories
A Little Sumthin’ Sumthin’ in Salisbury and TA-DA Handbags of Kannapolis have partnered to help raise awareness and promote use of Eco- Friendly products and processes in the local area.
Angie Mendoza, owner of TA-DA Handbags, uses a unique technique she’s labeled “upcycling,” which she calls “The rebirth of exquisite fabrics previously used in designer fashion is a unique way to create something beautiful, twice.”
The line includes zippered and open totes, crossbody bags and wristlets.
Debbie Evans, owner of the boutique A Little Sumthin’ Sumthin’ seeks to work with local artisans who offer products with meaning. “It is our responsibility to the universe to leave it in a better condition than we found it, regardless of our industry,” she said.
Summersett takes delivery of hearse
Summersett Funeral Home has taken delivery of a first edition Lincoln MKT Federal Hearse.
The first production MKT Hearse was presented to Staton Summersett Carter and his sister, Kristen Carter Barber, both fifth generation funeral directors, by Bill McKeithan of Crain Sales of Albemarle.
Summersett Funeral Home has been a family owned and operated business since 1907.
Audiologist holding seminar Tuesday
Dr. Lorin S. Oden, audiologist with Hearing Lifestyles, is hosting an educational seminar and complimentary brunch Tuesday, Sept. 13, from 9:30 to 11 a.m.
Jennifer Pack, audiologist from ReSound hearing aids distributor, will discuss ways to understand and overcome hearing loss. She will introduce the latest technology in hearing aid systems.
Hearing Lifestyles is located at 464 Jake Alexander Blvd. West. Seating is limited so call for reservations at 704-633-0023.
Simply Good Natural Foodsholding breast cancer event
Simply Good Natural Foods is having Dr. Christopher Nagy speak Tuesday, Sept. 20, at 6 p.m. on “Keeping a Breast — ways to prevent breast cancer.”
Nagy will be speaking on the benefits of lifestyle choices as they pertain to breast cancer, the second most common cancer among women.
Outside influences and areas to focus on with lifestyle choices will be among his recommendations.
Nagy is a surgeon with Salisbury Orthopedic Associates and director of Your Personal Wellness Center.
Simply Good Natural Foods is at 128 East Innes St.
Moose Pharmacy president picks up achievement award
MT. PLEASANT — William Whittaker “Whit” Moose Sr., president of Moose Pharmacies, was awarded the 2011 Next-Generation Lifetime Achievement Award by Pharmacy Times Magazine and Parata.
“We are very proud of the legacy he has left,” says Joe Moose, vice president of Moose Pharmacy. “We hope we can continue to do a fantastic job in continuing to lead the profession in the community with excellent patient care.”
Moose was chosen from more than 300 nominations and was presented with the award at a meeting on Aug. 29 in Boston.
The award is given annually to a pharmacist who has been licensed and practicing more than 20 years and has made significant contributions.
Moose grew up in the family-owned business, originally established in 1882 by Whit’s grandfather, A.W. Moose. In 1960, he was awarded his pharmacy degree from the University of North Carolina. He joined his father in practicing and managing the family pharmacy.
Today, Moose Pharmacy has expanded to five locations in the Charlotte area under the ownership of Whit’s sons, Joe and Whit Moose Jr.
Gold Hill craftsperson part of world card making day on Oct. 1
GOLD HILL — Cardmakers and scrapbookers will observe the Sixth Annual World Card Making Day on Saturday, Oct. 1.
Paper crafters, beginners and hobbyists will gather to celebrate their creativity and kick off the holiday card making season.
Gold Hill craftsperson Glenda Trexler helps area residents realize their creative vision and create one-of-a-kind works of art they can share with their friends and family.
“This is the day we can celebrate the creativity of the card making craft,” says Trexler.
To learn more, visit or contact her at glenda@
Beauty supports the beasts with charitable event in Mooresville
Dr. Andy Castillo and M.D. Laser Studio sponsored “Beauty Supporting the Beasts,” a beauty-themed charitable event benefitting Forever Home Canine Rescue and Paws and Claws Feline Rescue.
With the tough economic times, adoption programs and facilities that provide veterinary care for homeless and rescued animals are struggling. This event was organized to help.
In addition to Botox and Dysport offered by the Laser Studio, the event featured jewelry and original artwork with a portion of the proceeds was set aside for the charities.
The event also featured a silent auction, where businesses and pet lovers donated goods, services and their time to help raise money and awareness. Nearly $1,000 was raised, and donations are still being accepted.
Contact Forever Homes Canine rescue at 704-528-5394. Or visit between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. on the first and third Saturdays of each month at the PetCo store in Mooresville on N.C. 150 (River Highway).
New Pizza Hut opens in Lexington with more compact design
NPC International Inc., the world’s largest Pizza Hut franchisee, has completed construction of a Pizza Hut at 4423 S. NC 150 in Lexington.
It offers a more compact design for Pizza Hut and is the first of four new locations opening during the next two weeks. Others will be in Archdale, Liberty and Oak Ridge.
The Lexington restaurant is open daily, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday.
A grand opening ceremony was held Wednesday.
Call the Pizza Hut at 336-242-9119. Orders can be placed over the phone, online at, or via iPhone, text message, mobile Web and Facebook.
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