Faulkner joins exec board for veterinarians
MATTHEWS – Dr. Ed Faulkner, of the Weddington Animal Hospital, will serve as vice president of the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association board of directors for 2019-20.
Faulkner will work to advance the organization’s mission of promoting integrity and excellence in veterinary medicine, as well as responsible pet ownership.
Faulkner is an active member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the North Carolina Academy of Small Animal Medicine and the American Association of Feline Practitioners.
He obtained his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from N.C. State University.
Shipping company celebrates opening
INDIAN TRAIL – Cissy’s Indian Trail Pack N Post will celebrate its grand opening with the Union County Chamber of Commerce.
Cissy Agurs owns the shipping supply and service company. It offers other services such as mailbox rental, notary public, printing, copies, faxing and shredding.
The ribbon cutting takes place from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Sept. 12 at 113 Indian Trail Road N.
Call 704-234-0310 or visit https://citpacknpost.com/ for details.
Principal for a Day provides job shadow opportunity
MONROE – BizEd, a program of the Union County Education Foundation, invites business and community leaders to shadow one of the 53 principals at Union County Public Schools.
The Principal for a Day program gives leaders the chance to see the innerworkings of a school, as well as connect with students and staff.
It takes place from 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 12 and 8 to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 13. The event includes lunch from noon to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 13 with Keith Poston, president and executive director of the Public School Forum of NC.
Visit https://ucedfoundation.org for details.
Pumpkin flavors return to QuikTrip
CHARLOTTE – QuikTrip is bringing back pumpkin-flavored drinks and snacks to stores.
Snacks include the Pumpkin Pie Bismark, Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffin and Pumpkin Pretzel, a warm, soft pretzel topped with a cinnamon and sugar blend and stuffed with pumpkin filling.
Soft-serve options include the Pumpkin QuikShake and Pumpkin Twister.
Seasonal coffee items include:
• The Pumpkin Frappe is a creamy, frozen blend with pumpkin-flavored syrup.
• Pumpkin Lattes can be served hot or iced with a double shot of espresso, steamed and frothed milk, pumpkin-flavored syrup.
• The Cold Brew Coffee comes with the option to add sweet cream and pumpkin flavor.
McDonald’s adds DoorDash as McDelivery partner
CHARLOTTE – Following a 200-restaurant pilot in Houston, Texas, McDelivery with DoorDash, is expanding to thousands of McDonald’s restaurants across the country, including those in Charlotte.
Customers will be able to place their McDonald’s orders through the DoorDash mobile app or at www.DoorDash.com. McDonald’s is also a part of DashPass, DoorDash’s nationwide subscription program. For $9.99 a month, DashPass offers its members unlimited $0 delivery fees on orders $12 or more.
For a limited time through Sept. 9, customers new to DoorDash can use the code DASHMCD for $5 off their first McDonald’s order of $15 or more.
AAA Insurance offers HomeAdvisor Home Concierge
CHARLOTTE – AAA Carolinas Insurance has partnered with HomeAdvisor to help members repair, replace and recover after they’ve received payment for a homeowners insurance claim.
Home Concierge, powered by HomeAdvisor, connects claim recipients with a project manager to help them secure trusted service professionals, compare quotes and schedule appointments to repair their home after damage has occurred.
“AAA Insurance partnered with HomeAdvisor to offer this special service to our members as we strive to keep Carolinians safe and help them ‘keep life moving’ after a loss,” said Jim McCafferty, president of AAA Carolinas Insurance.
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