March 15, 2017

Mocksville Wins Bid to Host 2017 American Legion Junior State Tournament!

American Legion Baseball has been a summertime mainstay in the Mocksville/Davie area for decades. I recall as a child watching the games with hundreds of supporting fans, sitting on “the hill” or in the stand with friends and family…ready to pounce at a stray ball and trying to not become a peanut gallery casualty.  Then I would wait for the end of the game, anxiously hoping the players would sign my hard-earned ball. I remember my grandfather taking us to the game but, never getting out of his car.  I also remember the Rich Park hot dogs, best around, as […]
March 7, 2017

Free Health Screenings & More ~ For Your Health Expo, Tuesday, March 14!

Do you want to develop a healthier lifestyle but don’t know how to get started? You can find the answers by attending the 2017 For Your Health Expo on Tuesday, March 14th, at the Davie Family YMCA in Mocksville. Free Community Event Offers Healthy Tips for Everyone Presented by the Davie County Chamber and the Davie Family YMCA, the For Your Health Expo runs from 9 am to 1 pm and is free to adults of all ages. This annual community event brings vendors of healthy lifestyle products and services together under one roof to offer Davie County residents a […]
February 28, 2017

Join the Fun — 29th Annual Shamrock Run this Saturday!

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night will stay these leprechauns from the swift completion of their race. The 29th annual Shamrock 5K & 10K Run will be held on Saturday, March 4th, 2017. A portion of the proceeds from this year’s event will be donated to A Storehouse for Jesus. Fun for the Whole Family! “We have had many repeat runners who have participated in our race year in and year out, including the late Margaret Haggerty, who ran in the first 27 Shamrock Runs,” said David Taylor, parish business manager for St. Francis of Assisi […]
February 21, 2017

iShopDavie in Action at the Davie Chamber!

The Davie County Chamber of Commerce’s iShopDavie initiative encourages everyone to SHOP local, SAVE money & GROW our economy. The Davie Chamber loves doing business with its members and recently had another chance to “practice what it preaches” when making energy-saving upgrades to the office. The Chamber and its members learned about the Duke Energy small business grant program when Trey Copeland of LIME Energy spoke at a monthly Let’s Do Lunch and Learn event.  As a partner with Duke Energy, Lime Energy meets with business owners to perform complimentary energy audits and provide estimates of cost savings when businesses […]
February 15, 2017

POPSICLE 5K on Saturday, February 25th – Tell Cold Weather to Take a Hike!

Lace up your running shoes, and have a chillin’ good time while supporting a great cause — take part in the 6th Annual Popsicle 5k Run! All abilities are welcome. The route begins at Mocksville Elementary across from Rich Park and goes through Mocksville and the new Greenway. The Race kicks off at 8:30 am, with packet pick up and on-site registration beginning at 7:15 am. Click here to register today. Not a runner? No worries! Walk for a Billion Steps – This year walkers are invited to join in and to help Davie County meet the Healthy Davie Challenge […]
February 8, 2017

Economic Development is a Team Sport – Strengthening the Davie County Workforce

Dozens of Human Resources Managers from companies across Davie County met during the last week of January at the Triple J Manor House in Mocksville to discuss the state of the County in terms of workforce development. Sustained growth in the number of manufacturing and industrial jobs being created in Davie County over the last 5 years is putting pressure on HR managers to attract and retain the talented workforce that is necessary to compete successfully in a growing economy. As with most challenges in Davie County, local leaders are stepping up to the plate to develop plans of action […]
February 1, 2017

Congratulations “Best of Davie” Award Winners!

Dozens of Davie County’s best got a chance to shine during the Best of Davie Awards! The awards were presented during the 47th Annual Davie County Chamber Awards Gala and Annual Meeting held at WinMock at Kinderton on Thursday, January 19th. Thank You – Over 2000 Votes Cast! Voting for the 2016 Best of Davie was open to all members of the community. More than 2000 online ballots were submitted. “The Davie Chamber hosts the Annual Awards Gala to celebrate the successes of the year and to honor businesses and individuals who do so much to make our community great,“ […]
January 23, 2017

Davie Marketing Summit – February 9th Winmock at Kinderton – Plan Now to Take Your Business to the Next Level in 2017!

Looking to jump start your business and develop a competitive edge in 2017?  You won’t want to miss “Strategies for Taking your Business to a Bigger Market” on Thursday, February 9th from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm at Winmock at Kinderton. Nationally and regionally known presenters will provide expert advice on reaching beyond borders to grow your business through top notch marketing and sales techniques. Hear stories of success after trials. Learn marketing trends. Discover the best use of grassroots techniques and how social media can play a role in branding your company.   Guest speakers include: Nick Hawks, Certified […]
January 16, 2017

Be a Part of Something Huge! Healthy Davie – 1,000,000,000 Steps in 100 Days

Has your New Year’s resolution to exercise more already been derailed? Could you use a little accountability to reach your goals? Step into a healthier 2017 by joining the 1,000,000,000 Steps in 100 Days Healthy Davie Challenge. The kickoff for this community-wide initiative will be Saturday, January 21 at Davie County High School from 10 am – 2 pm. Kimberly Van Scoy, WXII, will emcee the opening program at 10 am. The first 400 people will receive a Healthy Davie water bottle. There will be prize drawings for a Fitbit Charge 2, wireless headphones, a pair of tennis shoes from […]