Lake Wylie Chamber after hours event Dec. 13

December 13, 2012 

Lake Wylie Chamber’s Holiday Business After Hours will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, at Lake Wylie Retirement and Assisted Living, 4877 Charlotte Hwy.

The retirement community, Home Helpers and Lake Wylie Liquor are sponsoring the event.

For more information, visit

Wylie realtors graduate training

Allen Tate Realtors Joe Rakitsky and David Thompson of Lake Wylie recently graduated from the company’s Winner’s Edge training.

Exclusively for Allen Tate Realtors, Winner’s Edge is a required, comprehensive real estate training program. The curriculum includes the latest in national real estate trends, technology, license law, sales and marketing techniques, integrated with detailed information about the local real estate market. As a result of this intensive course of study, Realtors are equipped with the latest tools in the industry in order to serve their clients in a knowledgeable, caring and professional manner.

Food Lion emphasizes fruit, veggies

Food Lion has launched a new initiative in stores, focusing on improved quality, enhanced freshness and expanded variety of produce. Fresh fruits and vegetables now come with a double-your-money-back guarantee, and customers will soon find tips in the store for keeping produce fresher longer at home.

Business growth workshop scheduled

The Chester County Economic Development and South Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership are hosting a Business Innovation Masterclass Workshop to help companies implement a sustainable business growth system. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 16 at Gateway Commons Business Park, 3200 Commerce Drive, suite B, in Richburg.

South Carolina’s leading economic development engines along with statewide private consulting groups are facilitating the event. This half-day workshop will teach companies how to implement a sustainable system to introduce new products or services, expand into to new markets, and launch new messaging campaigns. The workshop covers business innovation strategy, marketing, and modeling and simulation for growth. Executives and upper level managers from manufacturing and distribution companies are encouraged to attend.

The workshop facilitators are representatives from the SCMEP, which will help participants with developing better business innovation strategies to benefit companies. Participants will learn how Nike, Hewlett Packard, Walt Disney, Procter & Gamble, Slumberger and Ford Motor Co. have applied this system to generate sustainable business growth. The workshop will include presentations, demonstrations and one-on-one breakout sessions.

The cost is $25 per person and includes lunch. To register, call 803-252-6976 or visit


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