Countywide Business After Hours Feb. 20 in Rock Hill

February 17, 2014 

Countywide after hours Thursday

A Countywide Busines After Hours will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, at Piedmont Regional Association of Realtors Building, 150 E. White St.

The event is sponsored by Piedmont Regional Association of Realtors, Five and Dine and The Council of Chambers of York County made up of Clover, Greater York, Lake Wylie and York County Regional chambers of commerces.

Allen Tate announces training grads

Allen Tate Realtors announces the following individuals have graduated from the company’s Winner’s Edge training in the Charlotte region:

• Keithalee Lauson of Lake Wylie.

• Michael Cornwell and Lisa McMillion of Steele Creek.

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.

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Rock Hill recognized for sports tourism

The city of Rock Hill’s Parks, Recreation and Tourism department and the Rock Hill/York County Convention and Visitors Bureau have been recognized by SportsEvents Media Group as a 2014 Readers’ Choice Award winner.

Rock Hill PRT and the Rock Hill/York County CVB are listed in the January 2014 issue of SportsEvents. The tourism entities will be honored among more than 100 destinations and venues that also received the award. A complete list of award winners is available online at

SportsEvents asked sports event professionals to name the sports commission, convention and visitors bureaus, or sports events venues that display exemplary creativity and professionalism toward the groups they host. Nominations were received from readers throughout the year, and the top picks were selected based on the results from an online voting system.

For more information about the award, call 803-329-5620 or 803-329-5200.

Home buying class March 22

Family Trust Federal Credit Union is continuing a free money management workshop series.

Workshops scheduled in Clover at 1219 Hwy. 5. E: Home-Buying Made Easy, March 11; Growing Old is No Place for Sissies, April 7.

Speakers include representatives from Family Trust’s Mortgage Service Center and Mitchell Payne of Warner, Payne and Black. Participants will be entered to win prizes at each workshop.

Registration is available at or call 803-326-2187.

Buy local with mobile app

The York County Regional Chamber of Commerce announces a new buy-local partnership with Thanx Inc. to motivate people to support local businesses.

Thanx is a mobile application that connects businesses to customers and allows them to reward those customers with each return visit. Using the app, customers can flip through a list of all participating local merchants and track their progress toward available rewards. As new merchants join, customers will be alerted through their mobile device.

Each participating business will have access to a private merchant analytics dashboard through Thanx, which reveals insights and data on that individual business. York County retailers, restaurants and service providers can get started with Thanx by calling 803-324-7500.

Join Gaston networking 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., Gastonia.

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

Register to attend at

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