North Carolina Business News

North Carolina Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from North Carolina, U.S.A. (N.C., NC), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Sokal Showcases Digital Ad Products and Website Technology at NADA Show 2023

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal, a full-service advertising agency with offices in Raleigh and Charlotte, N.C., will be exhibiting at the NADA Show in Dallas, Texas beginning on January 27, 2023. They will be showcasing their suite of digital advertising products, as well as their website technology which is powered by their Momentum platform.

Capital Powersports Continues to Push the Boundary of What a Powersports Superstore Can Be

WAKE FOREST, N.C., Jan. 12, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The adventure store for all sizes continues to expand! Today Capital Powersports officially announces the addition of Greenger, Volcon, and Segway brand products. Founded in 2012, Capital Powersports is a full-service franchised dealer in Honda, Yamaha, Kawasaki, Suzuki, Greenger, Volcon, and Segway.

Crystal Auto Mall Signs Sokal as Agency of Record

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 14, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Crystal Auto Mall, located in Green Brook Township, NJ has recently signed Sokal, choosing the Raleigh based advertising firm as their agency of record. Crystal Auto Mall currently operates Crystal Mazda and Crystal Toyota where they sell a full line of each of those brands. Crystal Auto Mall also boasts an ample inventory of Pre-Owned and Certified Pre-Owned vehicles.

North Carolina Hospitals Awarded National Distinction by The Leapfrog Group

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 8, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Leapfrog Group announced Monday that 18 hospitals in North Carolina, more than any other state, have been named to its 2022 national list of Top Hospitals. The North Carolina Business Group on Health (NCBGH) is the Leapfrog Regional Leader for North Caroline, working with providers, purchasers, payors and patients across North Carolina to drive safe, high-quality health care.

Fire Cornhole Recently Signed Sokal

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 8, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fire Cornhole recently signed Sokal, a Raleigh based advertising firm, as their agency of record. Sokal specializes in digital marketing and websites but will also offer their full list of services including, but not limited to, graphic design, video production, and media buying.

Acoem’s acoustic threat detection technology helps detect gunshots and assists in multiple arrests of shooters in Edenton, North Carolina

EDENTON, N.C., Dec. 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Edenton Police Department has partnered with Acoem USA to implement Acoustic Threat Detection (ATD) technology to combat the community’s recent increase in gun violence incidents. These real-time alerts triggered by ATD sensors notify police precisely when and where gun violence incidents occur.

Cottage Cooking helps people to host their own cooking classes at home

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Taking cooking classes is a fun way to learn new culinary skills and expand a menu repertoire. It’s also fun for people to host their own. But how? Cottage Cooking in Asheville, North Carolina helps people make it happen. Most of Cottage Cooking’s classes are held in their home, but more and more people are looking to stay in their homes or vacation rentals and host their own.

Grief Opens Path to Reconnection, Resilience in New Online Retreat Nov. 5-6

WEAVERVILLE, N.C., Oct. 27, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Grief, like the seasons, is part of the normal cycle of life, yet each person experiences it differently. Join grief guides Melody LeBaron and Dean Spillane-Walker for “Heart Broken Open: Grief as a Sacred Path to Reconnection and Resilience,” a new online retreat for the bereaved, on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 5-6, 2022. The event is presented by: Transforming Space, Self, and Loss; and by Living Resilience.

Asheville Couple Cooks to Travel and Guests Are Signing Up

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Oct. 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Founded in March 2015 by Liisa Andreassen and John Godts, Cottage Cooking in Asheville, North Carolina, was first started to fund the couple’s passion for travel. Over the years, it’s evolved into a business where others can share their travel and culinary experiences too. To date, together, they’ve traveled to 11 countries, four continents and 36 states. They always bring back some new culinary knowledge and are eager to showcase it.

U.S. News & World Report Names TerraBella Southport a Best Senior Living Award Winner

SOUTHPORT, N.C., June 30, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Senior living community TerraBella Southport earned a top spot in the first-ever Best Senior Living rankings by U.S. News & World Report, winning in the Best Assisted Living category. The 2022-2023 Best Senior Living guide is a debut offering from U.S. News & World Report, itself the foremost global authority in health ratings and consumer advice, attracting more than 50 million visitors per month.

U.S. News & World Report Names TerraBella Northridge a Best Senior Living Award Winner

RALEIGH, N.C., June 30, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Senior living community TerraBella Northridge earned a top spot in the first-ever Best Senior Living rankings by U.S. News & World Report, winning in the Best Memory Care category. The 2022-2023 Best Senior Living guide is a debut offering from U.S. News & World Report, itself the foremost global authority in health ratings and consumer advice, attracting more than 50 million visitors per month.

U.S. News & World Report Names TerraBella Lake Norman a Best Senior Living Award Winner

MOORESVILLE, N.C., June 30, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Senior living community TerraBella Lake Norman earned a top spot in the first-ever Best Senior Living rankings by U.S. News & World Report, winning in the Best Memory Care category. The 2022-2023 Best Senior Living guide is a debut offering from U.S. News & World Report, itself the foremost global authority in health ratings and consumer advice, attracting more than 50 million visitors per month.

North Carolina Culture of Wellness Award Winners Announced by NCBGH

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 13, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Winners of the first annual employer Culture of Wellness Award have been announced by the North Carolina Business Group on Health (NCBGH), presented at their NCBGH Spring Forum in Greensboro. The award recognizes the best employer wellbeing programs across the state; companies committed to improving the health and well-being of their employees.

Aldersgate Life Plan Community Participates in Welcoming America Conference

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 9, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aldersgate Life Plan Community announced today that they will be participating with their community of residents, staff as well as their overarching community in the Welcoming America Conference being held in Charlotte, North Carolina on May 18-20, 2022.

China Rescue Dogs Fights to Save 46 Golden Retrievers, 8 Puppies And 22 Corgis from Being Slaughtered in China

VASS, N.C., May 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — China Rescue Dogs, a leading International non-profit dog rescue based in the United States, is in the middle of an urgent dog rescue effort in China. Shanghai Animal Rescue reached out to China Rescue Dogs for help after they discovered a dog breed farm north of Harbin were selling all their dogs into the meat-trade.

Capital Automotive Group Launches RideShift, A New Fully Online Car Buying Solution With Endorsement Partner and Former Carolina Panther, Luke Kuechly

RALEIGH, N.C., April 21, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Automotive Group today announced the launch of RideShift, a powerful, new dimension of car shopping, that uniquely leverages AI and exemplary customer service before, during and after the sale of a vehicle.

Sokal Selected as Certified Digital Advertising Provider in Mazda Digital Certified Program

RALIEGH, N.C., April 20, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Digital, an automotive digital agency, announced today that it has been selected as a certified digital advertising provider in the Mazda Digital Certified Program (MDCP). MDCP gives Mazda Retailers greater choices and more flexibility in finding certified providers.

Aldersgate Life Plan Community Wins Charlotte Magazine’s BOB Award

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aldersgate Life Plan Community announced today that they won Charlotte Magazine’s Best of the Best award for 2022, recognizing them as the best senior living community in town by the voters in Charlotte.

Carolina Packers Inc. and the Durham Bulls Baseball Club End Partnership for 2022 Minor League Baseball Season

SMITHFIELD, N.C., April 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Carolina Packers, Home of the Bright Leaf Hot Dog, has been the official hot dog of the Durham Bulls Baseball Club since 2011. As of the 2022 Minor League Baseball season, the Bulls have decided to go in a different direction and will no longer serve North Carolina’s local Bright Leaf Hot Dog.

Sokal Signs McLaughlin Ford for Automotive Marketing Campaign

RALEIGH, N.C., March 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Automobile marketing agency, Sokal, recently signed as agency of record for McLaughlin Ford. Commencing on April 1, 2022, the Raleigh, North Carolina marketing agency, Sokal, will launch and craft a new strategy of digital advertising for the Sumter, South Carolina, McLaughlin Ford dealership.

Sokal Showcases Digital Ad Products and Website Technology at NADA Show

RALEIGH, N.C., March 9, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal, a full-service advertising agency with offices in Raleigh and Charlotte, N.C., will be exhibiting at the NADA Show in Las Vegas, NV beginning on March 11. They will be showcasing their suite of digital advertising products, as well as their website technology which is powered by their Momentum platform.

Commemorative Coin Debuts to Celebrate Juneteenth National Independence Day

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Juneteenth Unlimited, LLC is excited to introduce the release of a commemorative coin to celebrate a new Federal holiday – Juneteenth – inspired by the African Diaspora, Black American history and the fight for freedom. Made of one troy ounce of .999 fine silver, this inspirational coin is for anyone who wants a valuable keepsake to memorialize this significant new holiday.

A Suspenseful Memoir Inspires Readers to Open Their Minds

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Feb. 9, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “No Time for Fear,” a new e-book by Yvonne Haarsma, is a suspenseful page-turner that reveals how a mother and her two sons escaped an ego-driven husband while on the run across four continents and being pursued by Interpol, Mounted Police and the FBI.

Sokal Signs Lou Bachrodt Auto Group for Automotive Marketing Campaign

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 31, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lou Bachrodt Auto Group based in Rockford, Illinois recently signed Sokal, the Raleigh based automotive advertising firm, as their agency of record. Headquartered in North Carolina, Sokal is one of largest automotive advertising agencies in the country.

Lanphere Auto Group and Motorcycles Recently Signed Sokal

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 19, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lanphere Auto Group and Motorcycles recently signed Sokal, The Raleigh based Automotive Advertising firm, as their agency of record. Lanphere Auto Group consists of five dealerships, including Beaverton Honda, Beaverton Kia, Beaverton INFINITI, Bob Lanphere’s Newberg Jeep Ram, and Bob Lanphere’s Beaverton Motorcycles.

Deacon Jones Remodel and New Design from Hyundai Motor Corp.

GOLDSBORO, N.C., Jan. 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Deacon Jones Auto Group is pleased to announce the complete remodel and all new facility design from Hyundai Motor corporation by Deacon Jones Hyundai in Goldsboro.

North Carolina Business Group on Health Launches Culture of Wellness Awards to Recognize Employer Wellness Programs

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 3, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starting today, North Carolina employers can apply for first-ever Culture of Wellness Awards, presented by the North Carolina Business Group on Health (NCBGH). The awards recognize the best employer wellbeing programs across the state and are open to employers of all sizes.

China Rescue Dogs, A Non-Profit Organization, Leads Fight to Save Dogs from Chinese Meat Trade in the face of CDC Import Ban

VASS, N.C., Dec. 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — China Rescue Dogs, a leading American 501(c)(3) non-profit dog rescue, has been recognized for its efforts to save dogs from the Chinese meat trade. Over the past year, China Rescue Dogs has been rescuing and rehabilitating dogs from China and providing them with loving homes in the United States and Canada.

Aldersgate Kicks Off Their Guardian Angel Fund Campaign to Provide Residents with Confidence for Life’s Unexpected Turns

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aldersgate announces the celebration of its Annual Guardian Angel Tree offering, which lets donors dedicate a wooden angel ornament in honor of someone special. The Angel Tree is one way the community raises funds for the Guardian Angel Fund, which was created to give residents confidence through life’s unexpected turns.

Aldersgate Annual Festival of Lights brings Joy, Caroling and Cheer to Charlotte Community

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aldersgate is thrilled to host their Annual Festival of Lights driving tour on their campus on Saturday, December 4, 2021, from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. This free event showcases thousands of twinkling lights, and visitors are encouraged to roll the windows down, wave at residents and listen to local musicians.

Saving Grace K9s announces 3rd Annual Salute to Service Jeep Show and Ride

LEXINGTON, N.C., Oct. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Saving Grace K9s announced today the 3rd Annual Salute to Service Jeep Show and Ride will be held October 30, 2021 12-5. The Salute to Service Jeep Show and Ride is in honor of SPC Nickolas Maner. Nick was a combat veteran who served in the Army from 2010-2014 and was deployed to Afghanistan in 2011.

Community Action Study Examines Impact of COVID-19 on Low-Income Families and Communities in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are hitting low-income families in North Carolina especially hard, according to a new report released today by the North Carolina Community Action Association (NCCAA).

Sokal Becomes Agency of Record for New Sky Ford and Sky CJDR

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal, a distinguished leader in automobile advertising, recently signed as agency of record for Iowa based Sky Ford and Sky Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, RAM.

Nu School Supplies Set to Open Marketplace to Help Create More African Centered Curriculum

DURHAM, N.C., July 28, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Black families and educators looking for relatable educational materials to enhance their children’s learning experience will soon have a new resource to amplify their efforts when Nu School Supplies launches in August.

China Rescue Dogs Requests Exemption from CDC’s Suspension on Imported Dogs

VASS, N.C., June 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — China Rescue Dogs is requesting an exemption for 501(c)(3) rescues from the recent U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suspension of dogs entering the U.S. from countries classified as high risk for rabies.

Sokal Announces New CEO

RALEIGH, N.C., June 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal, a distinguished leader in automobile advertising, announced yesterday that Melissa Z. Clark has been officially appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer. Clark was originally appointed as the CEO back in August of 2020 by the Board of Directors and has been slowly taking over the role as Mark Sokal, who was the former CEO, has taken a role on the Board of Directors.

Sokal Signs Infiniti of Melbourne and Kelly Ford

RALEIGH, N.C., June 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal, a decisive leader in automobile advertising, recently became the agency of record for Infiniti of Melbourne and Kelly Ford. Both dealerships are located in Melbourne, Florida as Sokal’s scope of services continues to reach progressively into the southeast region.

Capital Powersports Earns Council of Excellence Award 2020

RALEIGH, N.C., June 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Powersports, a Honda dealership in Wake Forest has earned the Council of Excellence award in 2020. Capital Powersports has won this award for the 6th year in a row.

Heath Spivey Named New President of DELTA |v| Forensic Engineering, Inc.

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DELTA |v| Forensic Engineering, Inc.™ announced today that they have appointed Heath Spivey, Manager of the Nashville Regional Office, as the new President of DELTA |v| Forensic Engineering, Inc.™, effective January 1, 2022.

Swift Homes Makes It Easy For North Carolina Homeowners to Sell Their Houses As-Is on A Convenient Timeline

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the ability to guide sellers through their straightforward process and close transactions in a quick and hassle-free manner, Swift Homes is in a unique position to help homeowners throughout North Carolina sell their properties with ease.