Bonefish Grill celebrating anniversary
MATTHEWS – Bonefish Grill is celebrating its 18-year anniversary in Matthews on Sept. 9 with complimentary appetizers, live music and giveaways.
The fresh fish experts specialize in seasonal fish from around the world, wood-grilled specialties and hand-crafted cocktails delivered with polished service by experienced anglers.
The event takes place from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 9 at 10056 E Independence Blvd. RSVP by calling 704-845-8001.
OB/GYN holding ribbon cutting
MINT HILL – Novant Health Mint Hill Family Medicine & OB/GYN will celebrate its grand opening with the Mint Hill Chamber of Commerce.
The team consists of Christopher Chandler, Branson Hyatt, Frances Koutsokalis, Laura Lenard, Katie Vemireddy and Cedric Walls.
The ribbon cutting takes place from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at the office, 11300 Cresthill Drive, suite 100.
Call 704-316-2319 or visit www.nhminthillobgyn.org/ for details.
Sweetwater Logistics meets quality standards
CHARLOTTE – DEKRA Audits has certified Sweetwater Logistics’ quality management system to the ISO 9001:2015 standard for provision of third-party storage and order fulfillment services.
Sweetwater’s quality management system uses ISO 9001:2015 as a framework to document and improve practices to better satisfy the needs and expectations of customers, vendors and employees.
“Since 2009, Sweetwater Logistics has assisted numerous entrepreneurs grow their business from small, ship-from-home operations to profitable and sustainable companies,” President Steve Thomson said. “We pride ourselves in assisting entrepreneurs and startup companies with logistics expertise and guidance well before a product is ever sold.”
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.
County keeps AAA credit rating
CHARLOTTE – Mecklenburg County has maintained its AAA credit rating with leading rating agencies.
Fitch, Moody’s and Standard & Poor have assigned their highest rating to the county’s $200 million general obligation public improvement bonds, series 2019. The agencies have also affirmed the AAA rating on the county’s $1.2 billion outstanding GO debt.
“The AAA rating reflects our continued commitment to fiscal discipline, conservative debt repayment structure and a stable local economy,” County Manager Dena Diorio said.
The GO bonds are expected to sell Sept. 10. Proceeds will be used for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and Central Piedmont Community College capital projects.
McDonald’s partnering with DoorDash
CHARLOTTE – Following a 200-restaurant pilot in Houston, Texas, McDelivery with DoorDash, is expanding to thousands of McDonald’s restaurants across the country.
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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