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Thank you Blockbuster Pavilion and Mike Fox Limousine for you support and donations to the Gaston Chamber of Commerce!

Make a Difference in a Child’s Life…Mentor!!!

Professional Women's Assn.
Balancing Professional Life and Parenting

The Professional Women’s Association will meet on August 8th at 12:00 noon at the Gaston Chamber of Commerce.  This month’s program  will be presented by Sharon Pendergast with CaroMont Health Care.  Call  today to make reservations.

Membership Drive Nets over 90

The Gaston Chamber’s 2000 Membership Drive netted over 90 new members.  Although the campaign has concluded, new memberships are still coming in and the total is increasing!

Five teams of volunteers participated in the campaign.  Placing first in terms of attracting the most new membership revenue was Calvin Hastings of WGNC/The Piedmonts Superstations.  Placing second was Charles Graham of BB&T.  Rafael Manjarrez of Cedeno Enterprise led the team that brought in the most new members.  Other team captains for the campaign were: Harry Washington of The Wellness Plan of North Carolina, Jason Bradley of BB&T, Jo Ann LaVecchia of Prudential Carolinas Realty, and Hope Stout of Gaston Federal Bank!  Thank you to all that participated!

Also, special thanks to the following:

L & M Travel,  WGNC/The Piedmonts Superstations, AT&T Wireless,  Comfort Suites,  Mike Fox Limousine,  James Arthur’s,  The Blue Dog,  Blockbuster Pavilion,  Choice USA,  Woodbridge Golf Links,  Duke Power,  Bush Transportation

Thanks to all the prize sponsors, and to all the campaign participants! 

Leadership Gaston Alumni

We would like to hear from you if you have had a change of address since you participated in Leadership Gaston please give us a call at 864-2621.

Ribbon Cuttings

Gaston Gourmet Market held their ribbon cutting on June 29.  Gaston Gourmet is located at 3270 Robinwood Road, Gastonia.

If you are interested in having a ribbon cutting for your business, please contact Melanie Bumgardner at the Gaston Chamber (704) 864-2621.

Pinnix, Inc.- General Contractors has been awarded a construction contract to build a new sanctuary, classrooms, and offices for Family Worship Center Church of God in Kings Mt., NC. Work on the 17,6000 SF project is scheduled for completion in March 2001.

Pinnix, Inc.- General Contractors has been awarded a construction contract to build a new administration area and dining room expansions to Stanley Total Living Center in Stanley, NC.

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden Calendar of Events- Saturday Aug 4- Balloon Glow 4pm – 9pm. See a display of tethered hot air balloons, hear the sounds of Coming Up Brass Band, and enjoy pony rides, an antique car exhibit, climbing wall and more. Call 825-4490 for more information

Business after Hours 

Business after Hours was held on June 29, 2000 at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden.  Close to 200 people attended. 

If you are interested in hosting Business after Hours during 2001, please contact Melanie Bumgardner at the Gaston Chamber of Commerce (704) 864-2621. 


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The Gaston Chamber of Commerce
601 W. Franklin Blvd., Gastonia 28052

Phone: 704-864-2621   Toll Free: 1-800-348-8461
Fax: 704-854-8723


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