Business Briefcase 1-16-19

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A weekly listing of area business news and events

Restaurants part of Queen’s Feast
 Two restaurants with local ties are taking part in Queen’s Feast: Charlotte Restaurant Week on Jan. 18-27. During the event, the restaurants are offering three-course prix fixe dinners for $35 per person. See Queen’s Feast menus online.
• Global Restaurant, owned by Indian Land residents Bernard and Shannon Brunet and their son Oscar, offers a more international menu, reflecting Brunet’s French roots. The restaurant moved from its Ballantyne location last year to 314 Main St., Pineville. The restaurant is open 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 5-9 p.m. and Friday-Saturday and 3:30-10 p.m. Sunday. To make reservations, call (704) 835-1072 or visit global-restaurant.com.
• Red Rocks Cafe - RedStone, owned and operated by John Love and Ron Herbert, offers a contemporary American menu. The restaurant, at 9662 Redstone Drive, Indian Land, is open 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-11:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday. To make reservations, call (803) 547-3200 or visit redrockscafe.com.
Oral surgeons offer free smile makeover
Greater Charlotte Oral & Facial Surgery, 9787 Charlotte Highway, Indian Land, is offering those in need of a smile makeover the chance to win one through its Second Chance program. The winner will receive a free full-arch restoration using dental implants to give them lifelike and fully functional new teeth in both arches.
Anyone in the greater Charlotte area, including Indian Land, who suffers from multiple lost or failing teeth but cannot afford oral surgery required to restore them may apply for this program through Jan. 17.
Applicants are asked to share why they should be chosen and to submit a digital photo of the current state of their teeth. For details or to apply, visit: https://greatercharlotteoralsurgery.com/secondchance.
Pesticide exam workshop Jan. 25
A full-day preparation workshop for the Core and Category 3 Pesticide License Exam is 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 25 at the Clemson Extension Service office, 120 N. Congress St., York.
The workshop will include a review to prepare students for the exam, which is required to obtain a license for applying pesticides on lawns and landscaped areas.
The registration fee is $50, which includes lunch. Applicants may order study manuals for $40 more.
To register, contact Paul Thompson at (803) 684-9919, ext. 112, or pthmpsn@clemson.edu.
UW seeks tax prep volunteers
United Way of Lancaster County is looking for volunteers to do taxes for Lancaster residents this tax season. Volunteers will be trained with Internal Revenue Service tax materials to help people whose incomes are $54,000 or less with their federal and state individual income tax returns. Accounting experience not required. For details or to volunteer, call (803) 283-8923.
IL Rotary Club meets at Cruzin Reubenz
Indian Land Rotary Club welcomes anyone interested in putting “Service Above Self.” The club meets at 7:15 a.m. Tuesdays at Cruzin Reubenz, 8390 Charlotte Highway, Indian Land. For details, contact Don Hagwell at (216) 533-0150 or dhagwell@yahoo.com.
Chamber’s annual Soiree Jan. 30
The Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce will host its 63rd annual Soiree Jan. 30 at The Lodge at Sun City Carolina Lakes, 2955 Sun City Blvd., Indian Land. The event will begin at 6 p.m. with a reception, followed by a meal and live music.
Ticket prices for the event are $60 per member and $80 for non-members. The deadline for reservation is Jan. 23.
For details, or to RSVP call (803) 283-4105 or email Melissa@lancasterchambersc.com.
SBDC offers free business services
The Small Business Development Center offers free business services Feb. 7 (first Thursday of each month) at the Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce, 453 Colonial Ave., Lancaster.
Business consultant Eduardo Venegas offers business planning, financing options, marketing assistance, sales and growth strategies, financial management, human resources, veterans and minority business programs and resources and referrals.
For details or an appointment, call (803) 283-4105 or visit www.winthropregionalsbdc.org.

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