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$20,000 deck improvement part of New London firm’s celebration

NEW LONDON —- Fiberon Decking has announced the 2014 edition of the annual Enjoy Your Deck Day, an outdoor living space celebration.
The festivities will include a $20,000 deck improvement giveaway in addition to a charity drive where Fiberon will match up to $10,000 in donated funds to a long list of non-profits.
With the launch of a blog series that inspires ideas for deck decorations, parties and events, family time, and gardening, Fiberon hopes people will spend time living the good life on their deck.
Fiberon CEO Doug Mancosh said charities benefitting from National Enjoy Your Deck Day include UNICEF, the Boot Campaign, the American Humane Society, Music for Relief, Haiti h2o, Curer JM, the American Cancer Society, the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Artists for Peace and Justice, the Alzheimer’s Association, the Boys and Girls Club of America, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Habitat for Humanity, Autism Speaks, the Ronald McDonald House, March of Dimes, the Pat Tillman Foundation, and Research Down Syndrome.
When contributions are made to these organizations, Fiberon will match up to $10,000.
To enter the giveaway contest, upload videos of what you’re doing to celebrate National Enjoy Your Deck Day by June 30. For more information, visit Fiberon’s blog at www.fiberondecking.com/blog.
Rowan Real Estate Investors and Associates will meet on Tuesday June 24, and Bob Yon will teach the second part of Investing 101.
If you are new in the real estate investing world or need to bring your business back to the basics, then you don’t want to miss the meeting. The group meets at China Buffet in Salisbury at 7 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month.
Call 704-762-1117 for more information.
A Senior Financial and Legal Workshop will be held Thursday, June 26, at 1 p.m. at the JF Hurley Family YMCA, 828 Jake Alexander Blvd. W.
 This free lecture for retirees offers ways to help protect life savings from nursing home costs, how to reduce and/or eliminate tax on social security, what to do about low interest rates, ways to stretch your IRA and 401K and other topics.
Guest speakers are John K. Anwar of Estate & Elder Planning Center of NC and Thomas  R. Sandford II, Estate & Elder law attorney.  Both spouses will benefit by attending and seating is limited.  RSVP your reservation by calling 800-445-1157.
Allstate agency owners James Michael and Jason Allen have been designated Allstate Premier Agencies for 2014.
The designation is bestowed on less than half of Allstate’s nearly 10,000 agency owners across the country.
The Michael Agency is at 444 Jake Alexander Blvd. in Salisbury and can be reached at 704-642-0451. The Jason Allen Agency is at 848 S. Main St. in Salisbury and can be reached at 704- 630-1120
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