Biz Briefs 6/25/17
Carolinas HealthCare System opens newly expanded specialty center
On Monday, June 12, Carolinas HealthCare System held a ribbon cutting for a newly expanded specialty center in Salisbury. Patients now have access to primary care, urgent care, dermatology and endocrinology services all in one place. These physician practices are not just conveniently located, they are connected to the region’s top specialists throughout Carolinas HealthCare System. If more advanced care is needed, patients can remain in the system they are familiar with and receive that care close to home.
“Carolinas HealthCare System Northeast has been serving Rowan County for 80 years. The Specialty Center is yet another example of our commitment to deliver outstanding healthcare close to home,” said Tri Tang, assistant vice president at Carolinas HealthCare Northeast. “We are always looking at ways to deliver the best care to our patients, which includes recognizing the needs of the community as it continues to grow.”
Those in attendance included hospital staff and city and county elected officials.
Carolinas HealthCare System Specialty Center is located at 340 Jake Alexander Blvd. West, Salisbury, NC 28147 and can be reached at 704-403- 4900.
Shear Creations adds new services
Faye Crisp, from Shear Creations of Granite Quarry, started microblading and eyeliner last year. Now she has added eyelash lifts, micro-needling and areolae (for cancer survivors). For information call 704-754-8985.
Family Dollar announces renovated store grand opening in Salisbury
Family Dollar Stores, Inc., a leading small format and convenience retailer, has announced plans for a renovated store opening in Salisbury, NC.
“Family Dollar continues to grow and we are thrilled to be able better serve our customers in this improved store format,” said Heather Briganti, Family Dollar spokesperson. “We are proud to be part of Salisbury and are looking forward to continuing our relationship with the community.”
The store opens to the public on Thursday, June 29, followed by a grand opening celebration for the community on Saturday, July 1. The grand opening will include giveaways and prizes, including a tablet and a drone. In addition, on Saturday, July 1, the first 50 customers will receive a Family Dollar gift card.
Family Dollar stores are open seven days a week and offer everyday items for the entire family in an easy-to-shop neighborhood location. The store is located at 410 E. Innes St.
Lazy 5 Vets adds local veterinarian
Lazy 5 Vets is pleased to announce that Dr. Kelsey Stover has joined their team. A native of Rowan County and East Rowan High School, Dr. Stover received her doctorate of veterinary medicine from N.C. State University and her undergraduate degree in biology and chemistry from Western Carolina University. During her time in veterinary school, Dr. Stover took opportunities to study different aspects of the field of veterinary medicine in countries such as China, Tanzania and Ecuador. Her professional interests include companion animal medicine with special interests in feline medicine, cardiology and rehabilitation. With rehabilitation, Dr. Stover is interested in acupuncture therapy and is in the middle of completing her acupuncture certification requirements. Find out more about Dr. Stover in the “Meet the Staff” page at www.lazy5vets.com. Call Lazy 5 Vets at 704-636-1100 to schedule an appointment.
Lazy 5 Vets is located at 2916 S Main St. in Salisbury. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Rowan Chamber named one of the top 10 chambers of commerce in the country for member retention
The Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives announced the winners of this year’s Membership Achievement Awards on Monday. These chambers of commerce, listed alphabetically below, are in the top 10 of their revenue category — up to $450,000 —for retention of members, dollars and/or new members.
• Charles County Chamber of Commerce (La Plata, Maryland)
• Cortland County Chamber of Commerce (Cortland, New York)
• Dixon Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Dixon, Illinois)
• Effingham County Chamber of Commerce (Effingham, Illinois)
• Harwich Chamber of Commerce (Harwich Port, Massachusetts)
• Okemo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce (Ludlow, Vermont)
• Orleans Chamber of Commerce (Orleans, Massachusetts)
• Rowan County Chamber of Commerce (Salisbury, North Carolina)
• Shawano Country Chamber of Commerce (Shawano, Wisconsin)
• Wells County Chamber of Commerce (Bluffton, Indiana)