Lake Wylie Friends in Business meets July 24

July 21, 2013 

Friends in Business meeting Wednesday

The Lake Wylie Friends in Business lunch meeting will be 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 24, at All Saints Catholic Church.

This is a local business networking group. Visit for more information.

Queen’s Feast runs through Sunday

The semi-annual Queen’s Feast: Charlotte Restaurant Week returns for its Summer 2013 outing through Sunday, July 28, featuring 109 upscale restaurants in the metro Charlotte area offering three courses or more at dinner for $30 per person.

Charlotte Restaurant Week is a metro-area promotion during which upscale restaurants offer a prix fixe, three-course (or more) dinner for $30 per person (not including tax and gratuity). Participating restaurants can be found across Charlotte and into Belmont, Gastonia, Fort Mill, Matthews, Concord, Waxhaw, the Lake Norman area and Statesville.

Visit to see participating restaurants’ prix fixe menus and reservation information.

Protect our troops, send sunscreen

Local Mary Kay consultant Heather Catts is asking the community to help protect our troops through Operation Sunscreen.

Mary Kay has teamed up with Soldiers’ Angels, a nonprofit organization that sends care packages to the troops, to supply soldiers with suncare products.

A suncare package – which includes broad spectrum SPF 50 sunscreen, lip protector broad spectrum SPF 15 and package of cleansing cloths – costs $40. Donations are tax deductible. To make a donation, call 704-231-5760 or email

Farmers market open

Fort Mill’s new farmers market is open at 121 Monroe St.

The market will be managed by the Fort Mill Economic Council in cooperation with the town of Fort Mill and run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 26.

The market is for vendors selling agricultural products, produce and plants produced or grown themselves in South Carolina or North Carolina. Brokers will not be allowed. Each 10-by-10 space costs $10, and vendors provide their own tent.

Completed applications and the required documentation must be received two weeks before the vendor expects to sell. Applications are available by calling 803-207-0851 or by emailing

Join Gaston network program

The Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Prospects Pipeline meets at 4 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of the month at the chamber office, 601 W. Franklin Blvd.

Each participant has an allotted time to talk about their business and its value.

Register to attend online at

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