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It's the 2017 Hickory Young Professionals "Top-10 Under 40" Awards, Hickory, NC. - 11-16-17

The Hickory Young Professionals "Top-10 Under-40" 2017 Awards luncheon was held at Market On Main in downtown Hickory, NC. It celebrates the Top-Ten Individuals under the age of 40. These individuals are chosen based on their outstanding leadership in work and in community involvement. The awards program is designed to highlight the outstanding young professionals in the community and to indicate who the next community leaders will be. - 11-16-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

The Catawba County United Way "2017 Giving From the Heart Volunteer Awards" Luncheon held at Catawba County Country Club, in Newton, NC - 11-15-17

The Catawba County United Way "2017 Giving From the Heart Volunteer Awards" Luncheon held at Catawba County Country Club, was a great success. Guest Speaker was Caroline Farmer, Executive Director, North Carolina Commission on Volunteerism & Community Service. Emcee of the festivities was WHKY 1290 AM & 102.3 FM, morning Air Personality Hal Row. - Newton, NC. - 11-15-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

It's the Hickory Crawdads "Media Event" at L.P. Frans Stadium. Hickory, NC. - 11-14-17

It's the Crawdads "Media Event" at L.P. Frans Stadium. Last month the Texas Rangers (MLB) announced that they had purchased the Hickory Crawdads, their Class-A affiliate, from Beaver Sports Properties. The original owners were presented with a commemorative jersey. The 25 signifies twenty five years of ownership. Pictured left to right, with their wives: Charles Young, former minority Crawdads owner; Don Beaver, former majority owner & Luther Beaver, former minority Crawdads owner. - Hickory, NC. - 11-14-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

It's the 6th. Annual Edison Project Final, Hickory, NC. - 11-13-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held it's 6th. Annual Edison Project Finals at Market On Main. The 6th Annual Edison Project Entrepreneurial Competition is a celebration and recognition of the entrepreneurial spirit of the Greater Hickory Metro. After much deliberation over the record of applicants this year, we are proud to announce this year's winners, below. These entrepreneurs, who have an idea for an innovative, viable business in the Hickory Metro Area, vied for an economic incentive in the amount of $10,000 for 1st place, to: Foothills Digest - Carmen Eckard: This publication and website will speak to the history and tradition of the Foothills region of North Carolina. It will feature people and movements that are shaping our future. This magazine will highlight our culture and unique traits and be a cord that ties our community together. $5,000 for 2nd place went to: Apple Valley Orchard & Cidery - Justin Fox: Apple Valley Orchard & Cidery produces orchard-based ciders that represent this region of North Carolina and its apple heritage. The small batch ciders are made with locally grown fruit, supporting the development of our local foods market. And $3,000 for 3rd place, to: InPort - Jens Roessler, Tomas Hans & Sercan Cihan: InPort will help connect European student athletes with coaches from American universities to obtain athletic scholarships. Each player will have a detailed profile, and a sophisticated algorithm will assist coaches in finding the perfect fit for their university team.

Thanks to our generous corporate sponsors: Alex Lee, Inc.; Catawba County; Catawba Valley Community College; EDC Committee of 100; Concept Frames; Lenoir-Rhyne University School for Commercial & Social Entrepreneurship; the Caldwell County Chamber of Commerce, and the Burke County Chamber of Commerce. Each of our finalists pitched their idea to a Financial Panel of bankers, venture capitalists, and angel investors from across the state and submitted their Business Plan to be reviewed and judged. The competition concluded with a final pitch to an audience made up of community members to kick off Global Entrepreneurship Week, presented by Lenoir Rhyne University, in November, 2017. - Hickory, NC. - 11-13-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

It's the 2017 Women's Leadership Conference, "You've Got To Jump!" at Moretz Mills, Hickory, NC. - 11-08-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held it's 2017 Women's Leadership Conference, "You've Got To Jump!" at Moretz Mills. An exciting card of special guest speakers, kept the 350 women spellbound. Speakers included: Jennifer W. Martineau, Ph.D. "Kick Some Glass"; Shelene Bryan,"You've Got To Jump!"; Brooke Thomas,"Live Out Loud"; Greg Mayo, "Women in Leadership" & Virginia Wright, MD, "J.U.M.P - A Brief Lesson in Balance". Presenting Sponsor: Frye Regional Medical Center. - Hickory, NC. - 11-08-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

It's "First Friday Morning Brew" Sponsored by and hosted this month at Sam's Club, Hickory, NC. - 11-03-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held it's "First Friday Morning Brew", sponsored by and held at, Sam's Club. It's time to wake up and smell the tires! Sam's club always puts on a great breakfast and many door prizes. What more could you want? And, it's open to the public. Of coarse, we're going to ask you to think about becoming a Chamber member. Check the Chamber's website for more info: http://www.catawbachamber.org/ - Hickory, NC. - 11-03-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

It's a "Ribbon Cutting" & Open House at Sweet Tea Bed & Breakfast, Conover, NC. - 10-26-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held a "Ribbon Cutting" during the Open House at the Sweet Tea Bed & Breakfast. You'll stay in a beautifully restored, 100 year old historic home in the heart of beautiful Downtown Conover. Enjoy home cooked, southern style breakfast daily. Sweet Tea B&B features local items on the Menu from the Catawba Valley region & Free Wi-Fi. It's perfect for busy travelers on the go, or a romantic getaway. They're centrally located in the North Carolina foothills within an hour's drive to Charlotte, Winston-Salem, Asheville & Boon. It's Conover's best and only Bed & Breakfast! Pictured: Sweet Tea Bed & Breakfast Proprietors, Ralph & Patricia Hatch cut the ribbon as Chamber representatives, Mayor of Conover, Lee Moritz , City Councilmen & friends look on. - Conover, NC. - 10-26-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

It's a "Hometown Debate" at the Old Post Office Playhouse, Newton, NC. - 10-24-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce & The North Carolina Institute of Political Leadership (NCIOPL) Co-hosted a "Hometown Debate" at the Old Post Office Playhouse in beautiful downtown Newton, NC. The focus was on the question: "Should performance pay play more of a role in North Carolina teacher compensation?" NCIOPL Board Chair, Nelle Hotchkiss explained, "The goal of these events is to encourage and enhance education dialogue at a local level - equipping voters with information they can use to make more informed business, policy and electoral decisions." The debate was moderated by Loretta Boniti, Senior Political reporter for Time Warner Cable News. Panelists were: Kris Nordstrom, education policy consultant at the NC Justice Center; Terry Stoops, VP Research & Director of Education Studies at the John Locke Foundation; Craig Horn, Member of North Carolina General Assembly, representing District 68 in Union County & Mark Jewell, a 30 year veteran school teacher & advocate for children, young adults & educators. Charter/Spectrum recorded the event and will Broadcast it later this week, check listings for showtimes. - Hickory, NC. - 10-24-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

It's a "Ribbon Cutting" and Grand Opening of directHIGHER, Hickory, NC. - 10-18-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held a "Ribbon Cutting" at the Grand Opening of directHIGHER (Hire to be Hired). Photo Caption: Anna Schuszler, Managing Member, directHIGHER, LLC, cuts the ribbon. Also pictured on left, Dana Kaminske, Communications & Marketing Manger, City of Hickory & Karen Tonks, Board of Directors, Catawba County Chamber of commerce. The firm is located in the Wells Fargo building, downtown. - Hickory, NC. - 10-18-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

It's the Grand Opening of Heritage Barn Wedding and Meeting Venue in Conover, NC. - 10-14-17

It's the Grand Opening of Heritage Barn Wedding and Meeting Venue in Conover, NC - 10-14-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

It's "Sheriff Coy Reid's Annual BBQ Dinner" with Jason Reid for Sheriff Meet & Greet at the Catawba County Fair Grounds American Legion Hall, Conover, NC. - 10-12-17

It's the Coy Reid Annual "BBQ Meet & Greet" with his son Jason Reid now running for Sheriff of Catawba County. Pictured, L-R: Jason Reid, Catawba County Councilwoman, Barbara Beatty & Sheriff Coy Reid. Mitchell S. Setzer, Member, North Carolina House of Representatives awarded a plaque for years of dedicated service to the State & County to Sheriff Reid. - Conover, NC. - 10-12-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

It's "First Friday Morning Brew" hosted by Black's Tire Service & sponsored by Sam's Club, Hickory, NC. - 10-06-17

Not your normal card swap networking mingle! The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held it's "First Friday Morning Brew" this morning, hosted by Black's Tire Service and sponsored by Sam's Club. Do you have a personal or professional need that someone can help fill on the spot? Then wake up an smell the coffee! This event is for you. Contact the Chamber for more information. And it's free. - Hickory, NC. - 10-06-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

Hickory Sportsman's Club presents an evening with Jeff Gordon & Dale Jarrett at Rock Barn Country Club & Spa, Conover, NC - 10-02-17

Rock Barn Country Club & Spa was the scene of The Hickory Sportsman's Club gala fall, black tie dinner. It was "An Evening with Jeff Gordon & Dale Jarrett". Gordon is the 4 time NASCAR® Cup Series Champion with 93 victories and now an analyst for NASCAR on FOX Television Network. Dale Jarrett is the 1999 NASCAR Cup Series Champion and 3 time Daytona 500 winner. He was inducted into the NASCAR hall of Fame in 2014 and is now an analyst for NBC on NASCAR. Photo Caption: It's Alan & The Beavette's doing their latest hit, "Side Walk Surfin'"- Conover, NC. - 10-02-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

Kim Sigmon for Clerk of Court "Gun Raffle", Hickory, NC - 09-30-17

It was the big gun raffle to help re-elect Kim Sigmon, Clerk of Court in Catawba County. This was a fun time for all attending. Give Kim your vote. She's the Best! - Hickory, NC. - 09-30-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

It's the Catawba County Chamber of Commerce 28th. Annual Golf Classic, presented by Cosmo Motors, Hickory, NC. - 09-29-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held it's 28th. Annual Golf Classic at Lake Hickory Country Club at Catawba Springs, NC. The tourney was presented by Cosmo Motors. - Hickory, NC. - 09-29-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

It's a "Ribbon Cutting" at Whitfield's Flowers & More, celebrating 30 years in business! Hickory, NC. - 09-22-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held a "Ribbon Cutting" at Whitfield's Flowers & More. They're celebrating 30 years in business in Hickory, NC. Owner, Jeri Hartshorn is surrounding by her husband and employees plus on the far right is Hickory City Councilman & Mayoral Candidate Hank Guess. - Hickory, NC. - 09-22-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

The Edison Awards finalists for 2017 meet at the Catawba County Chamber of Commerce for final instructions. Hickory, NC. - 09-19-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held an instruction meeting for the Finalists of the 2017 Edison Awards at Chamber Headquarters. Pictured here are the finalists. The Edison Project is sponsored by the Catawba County, Burke County, and Caldwell County Chambers of Commerce and is a celebration and recognition of the creativity and entrepreneurial spirit of the area. We are looking for entrepreneurs who have an idea for an innovative, viable business in the Hickory Metro area. This competition includes a "Pitch Your Idea" portion, a Business Plan portion, and a Final Public Presentation to the community. The economic incentive is $10,000 for 1st place, $5,000 for 2nd place, and $3,000 for 3rd place. In addition, applicants will participate in workshops to enhance and refine their business idea. Sponsored by: Alex Lee, Inc; Catawba County; Catawba Valley Community College; Economic Development Corporation-Committee of 100; Concept Frames & Lenoir-Rhyne University for Commercial & Social Entrepreneurship; - Newton, NC.- 09-16-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

It's a "Ribbon Cutting" & Open House at Life Transitions Palliative Medicine Clinic, Hickory, NC. - 09-19-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held a "Ribbon Cutting" at the Open House of Life Transitions in Newton, NC. Life Transitions is a Palliative Medicine practice that offers support for chronic illnesses. Pictured: Chamber Ambassadors and management of Life Transitions cut the ribbon. - Newton, NC.- 09-16-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

It's "Education Matters" Celebration Breakfast at Crowne Plaza, Hickory, NC. - 09-19-17

Catawba County Community College (CVCC) held their "Education Matters" Celebration Breakfast at the Crowne Plaza. Special guest speakers included: Donald Gray, Mt. Sinai McCreary New Community Partnership & Michele McCreary, McCreary Modern. Photo: CVCC President, Dr. Garrett Hinshaw gives welcome address. - Hickory, NC.- 09-19-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

It's "Welcome Home Hickory Metro" for Veterans & their families. Saturday Afternoon at Paramount Automotive Museum, Hickory, NC. - 09-16-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce & the Catawba Economic Development Corporation & others held "Welcome Home Hickory Metro" for returning Veterans and their families. Saturday afternoon wouldn't be complete without a stop at the world famous Paramount Automotive Classic Cars & Trucks. The Vets also took part in community tours, with fun excursions that highlight Catawba County's ideal quality of life. Encompassing everything from the local school systems, to available healthcare and groups veterans can be a part of from day one as a local resident. Hickory, NC.- 09-16-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

It's "Welcome Home Hickory Metro" for Veterans & their families. Saturday Morning at HMCC, Hickory, NC. - 09-16-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce & the Catawba Economic Development Corporation & others held "Welcome Home Hickory Metro" for returning Veterans and their families. Saturday morning was pre-matched job interviews with local companies, held at the Hickory Metro Convention Center. Later in the day, community tours, with fun excursions that highlight Catawba County's ideal quality of life. Encompassing everything from the local school systems, to available healthcare and groups veterans can be a part of from day one as a local resident. Friday night featured a Welcome Celebration and dinner at Rock Barn Country Club & Spa in Conover, NC.- 09-16-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

It's "Welcome Home Hickory Metro" for Veterans & their families. Conover, NC. - 09-15-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce & the Catawba Economic Development Corporation & others held "Welcome Home Hickory Metro" for returning Veterans and their families. The weekend is a blend of pre-matched job interviews with local companies, community tours, with fun excursions that highlight Catawba County's ideal quality of life. Encompassing everything from the local school systems, to available healthcare and groups veterans can be a part of from day one as a local resident. Friday night featured a Welcome Celebration and dinner at Rock Barn Golf & Spa in Conover, NC.- 09-15-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

It's the "Women's Leadership Mixer" at Rock Barn Country Club & Spa, Conover, NC. - 09-12-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held it's "Women's Leadership Mixer" at Rock Barn Country Club & Spa in Conover, NC. Presented by Frye Regional Medical Center, the Mixer featured Special Guest Speaker, Kim Pate, Athletic Director of Lenoir Rhyne University. - 09-12-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

It's a "Jason Reid for Sheriff" Meet & Greet at Tri-City Baptist Church, Conover, NC. - 09-09-17

"Protect Our Future", it's the Jason Reid for Sheriff of Catawba County, Meet & Greet and a Fabulous BBQ Dinner. It was a full house at Tri-City Baptist Church in Conover, NC. - 09-09-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

It's a "Ribbon Cutting" at Frye Sports Concussion Clinic, Hickory, NC. - 09-06-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held a "Ribbon Cutting" at the new FryeCare Sports Concussion Clinic. Pictured: There's no bones about it, Hickory City Councilman & Mayoral Candidate Hank Guess, makes another new friend & takes a humorous ribbing during the Ribbon Cutting. And you won't need your head examined if you vote for Hank. (editors note: sorry, it just got under my skin.) - Hickory, NC. - 09-06-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

Black's Tire & Auto Service celebrates the Labor Day weekend at Hickory Motor Speedway, the birthplace of NASCAR®. - Hickory, NC. - 09-02-17

Black's Tire & Auto Service celebrates the Labor Day weekend at Hickory Motor Speedway, the birthplace of NASCAR® with a Big 'Ole Barbecue for employees, family & friends. - Hickory, NC. - 09-02-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

It's a "Ribbon Cutting" at Green Park Dentistry, Hickory, NC. - 09-01-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held a "Ribbon Cutting" at Green Park Dentistry. The Ribbon Cutting and Open House was held to celebrate their one year anniversary. Pictured: Chamber Ambassadors and Green Park staff, along with Hickory City Councilman & Mayoral Candidate Hank Guess, help Dr. Andrew Sugg, DDS, cut the ribbon. - Hickory, NC. - 09-01-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

It's a "Ribbon Cutting" at Classroom Connections @ Bethel United Church of Christ, Hickory, NC. - 09-01-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held a "Ribbon Cutting" at Classroom Connections @ Bethel United Church of Christ. Classroom Connections is celebrating the distribution of of over $200,000 in school supplies to teachers and is in their fourth year of service to the Catawba County Community. - Hickory, NC. - 09-01-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

It's "First Friday Morning Brew" sponsored by Sam's Club and hosted by PDQ restaurants, Hickory, NC. - 09-01-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held it's "First Friday Morning Brew" sponsored by Sam's Club of Hickory & hosted at PDQ Restaurant. Catering by liazzos Catering, Cafe & To-Go Meals. Photo Caption: Six Chamber Ambassadors Munching. - Hickory, NC. - 09-01-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

It's a "Ribbon Cutting" at the Grand Opening of Love's Travel Stops, Newton, NC. - 08-29-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held a "Ribbon Cutting" and Grand Opening of the new Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores. Headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma & Founded in 1964, Love's has more that 430 locations in 41 states. Loves' provides professional truck drivers and motorists with 24 hour access to clean and safe places to purchase gasoline, diesel fuel, travel items, electronics, snacks and more, as well as a selection of restaurant offerings. On-site Love's Truck Tire Care centers offer roadside assistance, tire care and light mechanical services for professional truck drivers. Loves's, which remains family owned & operated, employs more than 17,000 people. Photo Caption: Philip Moore, member Board of Directors, Catawba County Chamber of Commerce and Mayor Anne Stedman, City of Newton, help William Hollow, General Manager , Love's and Dave Hanson , District Manager ,cut the ribbon. - Newton, NC. - 08-29-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

It's a "Ribbon Cutting" at the Grand Opening of Abernethy Laurels Health & Rehabilitation Center, Newton, NC. - 08-29-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce assisted in a "Ribbon Cutting" and Grand Opening of the new Health & Rehabilitation Center at Abernethy Laurels in Newton, NC. Abernethy Laurels is the only full service continuing care retirement community in Catawba County. Offering multiple levels of care (residential living, assisted living, home care, memory support, transitional rehabilitation and long term nursing care). The complex is located on 120 acres off of Hwy 16 in Newton. - Newton, NC. - 08-29-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

It's a "Ribbon Cutting" at the Grand Opening of Old Ridgeview Library, Hickory, NC. - 08-25-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held a "Ribbon Cutting" at the Grand Re-Opening of the Old Ridgeview Library. A group of community partners came together to revitalize the structure. The building will be used as a history center and meeting space. It has been designated an Historic Building. The building received interior and exterior renovations, ranging from windows to handicapped accessibility. The former library was opened in 1951 and remained for four decades. The current Ridgeview Library was opened nearby, in the late 1990's. The project is being partly funded through community development block grants and loans from the City and funds from the Interfaith Housing Development Corporation. The project also received a $9,000 federal historic preservation grant. - Hickory, NC. - 08-25-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

It's a "Ribbon Cutting" at the Grand Opening of Cricket Wireless, Hickory, NC. - 08-25-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held a "Ribbon Cutting" at the Grand Opening of Cricket Wireless of Hickory. Surrounded by Chamber members & Ambassadors, Hickory City Councilman & Mayoral Candidate Hank Guess helps the management do the honors. - Hickory, NC. - 08-25-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

It's a "Ribbon Cutting" at the Grand Opening of OsteoStrong, Hickory, NC. - 08-24-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held a "Ribbon Cutting" at the Grand Opening of OsteoStrong of Hickory. Surrounded by Chamber members and Hickory City Councilman & Mayoral Candidate Hank Guess are Jack & Kindal McAuliffe, Owners & Center Manager, OsteoStrong. - Hickory, NC. - 08-24-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

Society of Broadcast Engineers, Chapter 45, August Luncheon at WSOC-TV Channel 9, Transmitter Center. - Charlotte, NC - 08-24-17

It looks like rain! But we didn't get a drop as the Society of Broadcast Engineers, Chapter 45 meets for a luncheon presented by Chief Engineer, Ted Hand of WSOC-TV. A tour of the transmitter plant followed. - Charlotte, NC. - 08-24-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

It's the "Prime of Life Wellness Expo" at the Hickory Metro Convention Center, Hickory, NC. - 08-22-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce and SIR (Senior Information Resources) held it's annual "Prime of Life Wellness Expo" at the Hickory Metro Convention Center. The Expo features "Leasure & Learning Health & Wealth". Photo Caption: The BINGO room was very popular! - Hickory, NC. - 08-22-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

It's a "Ribbon Cutting" at Wood Pizza-Pasta & Sandwiches, Hickory, NC. - 08-17-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held an official "Ribbon Cutting" at the Grand Opening of the new WOOD Restaurant. They feature Wood Fired Pizza along with 6 hour smoked pastrami & hickory smoked North Carolina BBQ Pork. Also smoked Beef Brisket cooked in their Southern Pride Smoker. Photo Caption: Left to Right: Chairman of the Board of Directors, Catawba County Chamber of Commerce, Darrrell Johnson; Hickory City Councilman and Mayoral Candidate, Hank Guess; WOOD owner, Matthew Miller and his wife; Wood General Manager & Vice President of Chamber Operations, Kim Dahlsten. - Hickory, NC. - 08-17-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

It's a "Ribbon Cutting" at the newest location of Blossman Propane Gas & Appliance! Hickory, NC. - 08-10-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held an official "Ribbon Cutting" at the Grand Opening of the newest location of Blossman Propane Gas & Appliance. Photo Caption: General Manager Jimmy Daley cuts the Ribbon surrounded by Staff and Members of the Chamber along with Hickory City Councilman & Mayoral Candidate, Hank Guess. - Hickory, NC. - 08-10-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

It's a "Ribbon Cutting" at Jay Brown Realtors! Hickory, NC. - 08-04-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held an official "Ribbon Cutting" at the Grand Opening of Jay Brown Realtors, located in Hollar Mills. Photo Caption: Jay Brown cuts the Ribbon surrounded by Staff and Members of the Chamber along with Hickory City Councilman & Mayoral Candidate, Hank Guess. Also the best Blues Band in North Carolina, The Jacob Johnson Band was on hand to play 'da Blues. - Hickory, NC. - 08-04-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

It's "First Friday Morning Brew" Hosted & Sponsored by Sam's Club. Hickory, NC. - 08-04-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held it's "First Friday Morning Brew" at Sam's Club, sponsored by Sam's Club of Hickory. Photo Caption: Two happy campers, both winning one of the fabulous door prizes supplied by Sam's Club. You can win too, join the Cataba County Chamber of Commerce today. - Hickory, NC. - 08-04-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

It's the Chamber Wide Mixer at Cafe Rule, welcoming new President, Lindsay Keisler. Hickory, NC. - 08-01-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held a "Chamber Wide Mixer" at Cafe Rule to welcome incoming Chamber President, Lindsay Keisler and to celebrate being named Chamber of the Year for 2016. - Hickory, NC. - 08-01-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

The Chamber's "Ribbon Cutting" at Frye Regional Medical Center, Hickory, NC. - 07-20-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held a "Ribbon Cutting" at Frye Regional Medical Center of Hickory. Helping cut the ribbon was Chamber President, Lindsay Keisler & J. Darrell Johnson, Chairman & Member of Catawba County Chamber of Commerce, along with Hickory City Councilman and Mayoral Candidate, Hank Guess. They are surrounded by Chamber Ambassadors & Employees & Management of Frye Regional Medical Center. - Hickory, NC. - 07-20-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

The Chamber's "Ribbon Cutting" at Goodwill, Newton, NC. - 07-20-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held a "Ribbon Cutting" at Goodwill Industries of NW North Carolina, Inc. Helping cut the ribbon was Goodwill management, Chamber President Lindsay Keisler & Ann Steadman, Mayor, City of Newton. They are surrounded by Chamber Ambassadors & Members. - Newton, NC. - 07-20-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

The Chamber's "Ribbon Cutting" at Eyemart Express, Hickory, NC. - 07-13-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held a "Ribbon Cutting" at Eyemart Express. Chamber Board of Directors Member, Darell Johnson & Chamber President Lindsay Keisler , along with Hickory City Councilman & Mayoral Candidate, Hank Guess help T.J. Perry, Marketing Coordinator & Lisa Reynolds, General Manager of Eyemart Express cut the Ribbon. - Hickory, NC. - 07-13-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

The Chamber's "Ribbon Cutting" at liazzo's Catering, Hickory, NC. - 06-22-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held a "Ribbon Cutting" at liazzos Catering and On the Go store. Chamber Board of Directors Member, Donna Adams helped Hickory City Councilman, Hank Guess & liazzos' Co-Owners Jessica Fryer & Tammy Proctor cut the ribbon as employees look on. - Hickory, NC. - 06-22-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

The Chamber's "Ribbon Cutting" at Summit Credit Union, Hickory, NC. - 06-16-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held a "Ribbon Cutting" at the new Summit Credit Union. Chamber President, Lindsey Keisler & Hickory City Councilman, Hank Guess , along with employees, help Marketing & Business Development Director, Glenn Kirk cut the ribbon. - Hickory, NC. - 06-16-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

The Chamber's "Ribbon Cutting" at WAX md Salon, Hickory, NC. - 06-14-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held a "Ribbon Cutting" at the new WAX md Salon for body waxing. Hickory City Councilman, Hank Guess , along with employees and family members cheer on the (with scissors). - Hickory, NC. - 06-14-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

The Chamber's "Ribbon Cutting" at In The Mix Fitness, Hickory, NC. - 06-02-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held a "Ribbon Cutting" at the new In The Mix Fitness behind Panera Bread in Hickory. Hickory Mayor Jeff Cline and Hickory City Councilman, Hank Guess (in suits), help the new owners Cindy Quick & Amy Whisnant wield the big scissors. - Hickory, NC. - 06-02-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

The Chamber's "First Friday Morning Brew" Sponsored & Hosted by Sam's Club, Hickory, NC. - 06-02-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held it's "First Friday Morning Brew" at Sam's Club. The sponsor of the "Net Giving" event is also Sam's Club. Photo Caption: Three Muggs, No Waiting. Ella Bailey helps pick a door prize winner. - Hickory, NC. - 06-02-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

The Chamber's "Ribbon Cutting" and Customer Appreciation Day at Black's Tire & Auto Service, Hickory, NC. - 06-01-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held a "Ribbon Cutting" and Customer Appreciation Day at Black's Tire & Auto Service in Hickory today. Pictured: Many employees look on as Hickory City Councilman Hank Guess helps BTS Big Wig, Ricky Benton cut the ribbon. - Hickory, NC. - 06-01-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

Hickory Sportsman's Club presents an evening with "Riverboat" Ron Rivera at Rock Barn Country Club & Spa, Conover, NC - 05-22-17

The Hickory Sportsman's Club held it's gala spring black tie dinner with Carolina Panthers Head Coach "Riverboat" Ron Rivera as Guest Speaker at Rock Barn Country Club & Spa. Ron Rivera became the fourth coach in Carolina Panthers history on January 11, 2011. In six seasons, Rivera has guided the team to a Super Bowl appearance, and NFC Championship and three NFC South titles. He is a two-time Associated Press NFL Coach of the Year award winner. In 2015, Rivera led the Panthers to the second Super Bowl appearance in team history following a franchise-best 15-1 record and their third consecutive NFC South championship. In the process, Carolina became the fourth team in the Super Bowl era to start a season 14-0, joining the 1972 Miami Dolphins, 2007 New England Patriots and 2009 Indianapolis Colts. Carolina's 18-game regular season winning streak was the longest in NFC history. Every seat was filled to hear Coach Rivera speak. - Conover, NC. - 05-22-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

The Chamber's "Ribbon Cutting" and 5 Year Celebration at The Hickory Wine Shoppe, Downtown, On the Square, Hickory, NC. - 05-19-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce helps with a "Ribbon Cutting" at The Hickory Wine Shoppe, Downtown, On the Square. - Hickory, NC. - 05-19-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

The Chamber's "Ribbon Cutting" and Grand Opening Celebration at 9Round Fitness, Hickory, NC. - 05-19-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce helps with a "Ribbon Cutting" during the Grand Opening of 9Round Fitness. Hickory City Councilman Hank Guess helps owner Kevin Bailey cut the ribbon while employees and Chamber Representatives look on. - Hickory, NC. - 05-19-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

The Chamber helps with a "Ribbon Cutting" and Open House at Jeff Kincaid's Nationwide Insurance Agency, Hickory, NC. - 05-12-17

The Catawba County Chamber' of Commerce helps with a "Ribbon Cutting" during the Open House at Jeff Kincaid's Nationwide Insurance Agency. Helping Jeff cut the ribbon are Hickory City Councilman Hank Guess and Chamber Ambassador, Karen Tonks, President, Time Genies along with many Nationwide Associates. - Hickory, NC. - 05-12-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

It's the Chamber's annual "Business at the Ballpark" starring the Hickory Crawdads vs The Charleston River Dogs at L.P. Stadium, Hickory, NC. - 05-11-17

It's the Chamber's annual "Business at the Ballpark" starring the Hickory Crawdads vs The Charleston River Dogs at L.P. Stadium. 500 tickets are given to our Chamber Shareholders/Investors and employees are invited as our guest for a night of casual networking, good food, drinks and special reserved seating at no cost! - Hickory, NC. - 05-11-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

Another "First Friday Morning Brew" Co-Sponsored by Sam's Club & Lenoir-Rhyne University, hosted by Highland Avenue, Hickory, NC. - 05-05-17

"First Friday Morning Brew" is hosted this month by Highland Avenue Restaurant, 883 Highland Avenue, SE, Hickory, NC. Our Co-Sponsors are Sam's Club and Lenoir-Rhyne University. Photo Caption: Cinco de Mayo came at 7:30 this morning for a number of lucky door prize winners. Here Terra Bailey Director of Marketing and Shareholder Relations presents a small bottle of Margarita Mix to a lucky winner. Hickory, NC.- 05-05-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

Time for a "Mixer" at Cafe Rule for Hello Hickory Metro, Hickory, NC. - 05-04-17

Hello Hickory Metro holds a "Mixer" at Cafe Rule. Lot's of smiling faces, new friends and conversation. Hickory, NC.- 05-04-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

"Ground Breaking" Ceremony at Catawba Valley Family Medicine in Claremont, NC. - 04-27-17

Catawba Valley Family Medicine of Claremont held it's Ground Breaking Ceremony at the site of their new 7200 sq ft building. The new CVMG (Catawba Valley Medical Group) facility will be the imprint for the future CVMG facilities. It will have capacity for additional medical providers and will be able to expand patient volumes to meet the needs of the Claremont and surrounding areas. It will have the ability to offer additional services now and in the future. Some of these services include: minor procedures, diabetes education, allergy services, extended hours, as well as other on site services. CVMC mobile mammography will visit the facility bimonthly. Photo Caption L-R: Claremont Councilmen, last terms Mayor, Catawba County Commissioner, Barbara Beaty help Claremont Mayor, Shawn Brown & President & CEO Tony Rose, Catawba Valley Medical Center, shovel the first spades of dirt. Claremont, NC.- 04-27-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

A "Ribbon Cutting" at Plum Pretty Consignment Boutique, Hickory, NC - 04-25-17

The Chamber held a "Ribbon Cutting" at Plum Pretty Consignment Boutique. Photo Caption, L-R: Peggy Winters Thompson, Owner Apparel Authority & Ambassador, Catawba County Chamber of Commerce; Donna Adams, Member, Board of Directors, Catawba County Chamber of Commerce; Heather Lane, Owner, Plum Pretty Consignment Boutique; Mayor Rudy Wright, City of Hickory, NC. and unidentified store associate. Hickory, NC.- 04-25-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

The Chamber's "Ribbon Cutting" at Glen Oaks Golf Club in Maiden, NC. - 04-21-17

The Chamber's "Ribbon Cutting" at The New Glen Oaks Golf Club in Maiden. This is a great coarse, with friendly folks, a very nice Bar and Snack Bar along with a fully stocked Pro-Shop. And don't forget the large Event space, perfect for everything from Wedding Receptions to small conventions. Plus their swimming pool is larger than most putting greens. Check 'em out. Maiden, NC.- 04-21-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

The Catawba County United Way "Spirit Awards" Luncheon held at Catawba County Country Club, in Newton, NC - 04-19-17

It's the United Way Annual "Spirit Award" luncheon held at Catawba Country Club. Photo Caption: There was a lot of kissing up going on, during the luncheon! - Newton, NC. - 04-19-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

The Chamber's "New Member's Luncheon" at Restaurant Fourk in Hickory, NC. - 04-13-17

It's the Chamber's annual "New Members Luncheon" at Restaurant Fourk in Hickory and another happy Door Prize winner. - Hickory, NC. - 04-13-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

The Chamber 's "First Friday Morning Brew", a Net Giving Event was hosted at Panara Bread, sponsored by Sam's Club, Hickory, NC. - 04-07-17

It's the Chamber's Net-Giving Event: "First Friday Morning Brew", hosted this month by Panera Bread and sponsored by Sam's Club. Photo caption: Another happy person who is one of the many Door Prize winners at the morning Event. - Hickory, NC. - 04-07-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

The Chamber has a "Ribbon Cutting" & Open House at the newest location of Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group, Hickory, NC. - 04-06-17

It's the "Ribbon Cutting" and Grand Opening of Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group. Company executives & Chamber Members help City of Hickory Mayor, the Honorable Rudy Wright cut the ribbon. - Hickory, NC. - 04-06-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

It's a "Ribbon Cutting" to celebrate their new "Healing Garden" water feature at Conover Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Conover, NC. - 04-04-17

It's the "Ribbon Cutting" at Conover Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. The Center recently renovated their existing Healing Garden, adding a large water feature funded by CMS grant money. This granat was made possible through a Civil Money Penalty request through the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services in partnership with NC Coalition for Long Term Care Enhancement. The grant enhancements included a pond-less water feature, three waterfalls, full spectrum lighting, a retaining wall and various plants. This area will create ample opportunities for socialization and relaxation, as well as improved overall quality of life and well being for residents and their families. - Conover, NC. - See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

It's a "Ribbon Cutting" & Open House at the new Shining Hope Farms. Conover, NC. - 03-24-17

It's the "Ribbon Cutting" and Grand Opening of Shining Hope Farms on Saint Peters Church Road in Conover was held this afternoon. Shining Hope Farms is a 501(c) (3) organization whose mission is to enable children and adults with disabilities to achieve functional goals through the use of equine assisted activities and Hippotherapy. Shining Hope Farms was founded in 2002 by Paul and Melinda Kirkpatrick in response to the needs in the community to provide therapeutic services in an enriching farm environment. The purpose of the farm's services is to improve the quality of life of the participants as well as their families. Shining Hope Farm's programs have been structured to serve individuals and groups with a variety of disabilities, such as Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Downs syndrome, developmental disabilities. brain injuries & hypotonia, to mention a few. Our clients find wellness, strength and hope on the back of a horse. We serve over 150 children and adults, weekly. For more information, goto: http://www.shinghopefarms.org. - Conover, NC. - 03-24-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

It's the FUTURE of Catawba County SUMMIT held at Moretz Mills, Hickory, NC. - 03-22-17

It's the FUTURE of Catawba County SUMMIT held at Moretz Mills, Hickory, NC. - 03-22-17 See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

It's a Chamber "Ribbon Cutting" at the Grand Opening of New Carolina Self Storage, Hickory, NC. - 03-17-17

It's "Ribbon Cutting" time at New Carolina Self Storage and U-Haul in Hickory, NC. See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission. - Hickory, NC - 03-17-17

The Hickory Young Professionals go "On Tap" at Restaurant Fourk in Hickory, NC. Photo Caption: The whole gang, mugs for a photo. See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission. - Hickory, NC - 03-16-17

The Catawba Valley Community College held a Job Fair at the Tarlton Complex in Hickory, NC. - 03-14-17

In partnership with The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce, Department of Social Services, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services, Lenoir-Rhyne University and NCWorks Career Center-Catawba, CVCC held it's annual Job Fair 2017. It was a good turn out for both job seekers and companies looking for workers. See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission. - Newton, NC - 03-10-17

The Chamber of Commerce held a "Ribbon Cutting" at the Grand Opening of Carolina Trust Bank in Hickory, NC. - 03-10-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held a "Ribbon Cutting" at the Grand Opening of Carolina Trust Bank. See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission. - Newton, NC - 03-10-17

The Chamber of Commerce held it's annual "Leadership Catawba Graduation Luncheon" at Catawba Valley Country Club in Newton, NC. - 03-09-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held it's annual "Leadership Catawba Graduation Luncheon" at Catawba Valley Country Club. Photo Caption: After a year of hard work, the Grads have a little fun. See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission. - Newton, NC - 03-09-17

The Chamber of Commerce and Catawba County Economic Development Council presents: Talent Jam at Warehouse Eighteen in Hickory, NC. - 03-08-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce and Catawba Economic Development Council held a "Talent Jam" at Warehouse-18 in Hickory. Talent Jam® is a showcase for people needing a job (I am Talent) and for people looking for employees (I need Talent). Either way, it was a full house. Check it out. Photo Caption: SALT Block Director, Professor Alan Barnhard asks Bruce Beerbower, 'what's on your shoulder?' See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission. - Hickory, NC - 03-08-17

The Chamber's "Ribbon Cutting" at the Grand Opening of Crazy Boba in Newton, NC. - 03-07-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held a "Ribbon Cutting" at the Grand Opening of "Crazy Boba" in Newton. It's fresh fruit drinks made to order. And it's REALLY Tasty! Stop by when you're in Newton, it's right next to the Newton International Laundromat. See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission. - Newton, NC - 03-07-17

The Chamber's "First Friday Morning Brew", sponsored by Sam's Club and hosted by Frye Regional Medical Center, Hickory, NC. - 03-03-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held it's "First Friday Morning Brew", sponsored by Sam's Club and hosted by Frye Regional Medical Center. Not your normal card swap networking mingle. Our "First Friday Morning Brew" challenges the traditional mindset of networking, towards NETGIVING! At this event you will be asking the question, "What can I do for you?" What is net-giving? Net-Giving is about others and asking the question, "How can I help you?' and serving them. Net-Giving is about building relationships in order to help others succeed, even if you have nothing to gain from doing so. Net-Giving is about finding out about others, so you can be a resource for them. Photo: Three Mugs with Free Muggs. A gift to all attendees from Frye Regional Medical Center. See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission. - Hickory, NC - 03-30-17

The Hickory Young Professionals holds "The Young Professionals Luncheon at WPCOG, Hickory, NC. - 03-01-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce and the Western Piedmont Council of Governments held a Round Table Luncheon for the Hickory Young Professionals to gain insight and opinions that will be utilized in the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) process. Pictured: Newly named President/CEO of the Catawba County Chamber of Commerce, Lindsay M. Keisler, IOM chats with members of the Hickory Young Professionals. See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission. - Hickory, NC - 03-01-17

The Chamber holds "Annual Shareholder & Investor Luncheon" at Hickory Metro Convention Center, Hickory, NC. - 02-15-17

It was a full house for the Catawba County Chamber of Commerce annual "Shareholder & Investor Luncheon" held at the Hickory Metro Convention & Visitors Center. Photo Caption: Chamber Immediate Past Chair: Keven McIntosh, Young, Morphis, Bach & Taylor, LLP, announces the new President/CEO of the Catawba County Chamber of Commerce is Lindsay M. Keisler, IOM, as Ms. Keisler looks on. Congratulations to Lindsay!! See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission. - Hickory, NC - 02-15-17

The Chamber holds "First Friday Morning Brew" sponsored and hosted by Sam's Club. Hickory, NC. - 02-03-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held it's "First Friday Morning Brew" sponsored by Sam's Club and this month hosted by Sam's Club. Photo Caption: It looks like a couple of Steelers fans. See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission. - Hickory, NC - 02-03-17

The Chamber holds a "Ribbon Cutting" at PACE@Home's 5 year Anniversary. Hickory, NC. - 01-24-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held a "Ribbon Cutting" during the 5-Year Anniversary Ceremony of PACE@Home. Welcome/Opening remarks by: Ted Goins, member PACE@Home Board of Directors; Darrell Johnson, Board Chairman, Catawba County Chamber of Commerce. Also: AJ Kerley, Director of Professional Relations, PACE@Home; Linda Shaw, Executive Director, NC PACE Association; Rudy Wright, Mayor, City of Hickory, NC and Emily Jones, Program Director, PACE@Home. See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission. - Newton, NC - 01-24-17

The Chamber holds a "Ribbon Cutting" at Lance Cook State Farm Insurance. Hickory, NC. - 01-17-17

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held a "Ribbon Cutting" for the newest location of Lance Cook State Farm Insurance. Located in the Bell Hollow Shopping Center, the Mayor of Hickory, Rudy Wright emceed the ribbon cutting portion of the festivities. helping owner, Lance Cook, cut the ribbon. See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission. - Hickory, NC - 01-17-17

The Hickory Young Professionals and the Catawba County Chamber of Commerce were invited to participate in first "Friends of Hickory" Meet-Up at Hollar Mill. Hickory, NC. - 01-12-17

The Hickory Young Professionals (HYP) and the Catawba County Chamber of Commerce were invited to participate in first "Friends of Hickory" Meet-Up at Hollar Mill. This was an event hosted by the organization, “Friends of Hickory” which is led by Allison Holtzman and their Board of Directors. She invited the HYP to partner with them on this event to assist. For more information on "Friends of Hickory" goto: http://www.friendsofhickory.com/ Wide ranging topics were covered and a pleasant time was had by all. See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission. - Hickory, NC - 01-12-17

It's the Hickory Crawdads "Winter Caravan" Luncheon at Rock Barn Golf & Spa. Conover, NC. - 01-11-17

The Hickory Crawdads "Winter Caravan" Luncheon was held at Rock Barn Golf & Spa. Special guests including Crawdads stars were emcee, Matt Hicks, Radio Announcer for the Texas Rangers. Mr. Hicks introduced: Neil Leibman, Chairman of Texas Rangers Ownership Committee; Paul Kruger, Assistant Director of Player Development; Jeff Banister, Texas Rangers Manager & Spike Owen, Hickory Crawdads Manager. He also interviewed: Nick Martinez, Texas Rangers Pitcher, Tony Barnette, Texas Rangers Pitcher & Josh Bonifay, Major League Field Coordinator. See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission. - Conover, NC - 01-11-17

It's the Chamber's "First Friday Morning Brew" of the New Year hosted by Cosmo Motors. Hickory, NC. -

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce has it's "First Friday Morning Brew" of the New Year, hosted by Cosmo Motors and Sponsored by Sam's Club. Mr. Cosmo always does things first class. Custom cars and this morning it was custom made to order Omelettes for everyone. If you can't find a custom car you want here, you don't need a drivers license. See More, click here - ©2017 Pat Appleson Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.- Hickory, NC - 01-06-17

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