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BALLANTYNE | wire Blakeney Tennis Club Wins Award Blakeney Racquet & Swim Club was recently named the United States Tennis Association's Member Organization of the Year for North Carolina. The award acknowledges service to the community, to members through junior and adult programs and to the game of tennis. The private club, owned by Berhe Serekeberhanan, is now 11 years old and has more than 450 members. Info: www.blakeneyclub.com. Hires, Promotions Announced Bissell Companies has hired Elizabeth Grove and Amanda Singleton as property assistants and Susan Granson as interior construction manager. Chad Olmstead has been promoted to assistant controller at Bissell Hotels. The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge has hired Rebecca Goldberg as director of meetings and events, Donna Gloddy as assistant banquet manager and Dee Wood as senior catering sales manager. Amy Putnam has been promoted to assistant general manager at Aloft Charlotte Ballantyne. Ballantyne Chamber Holds Luncheons The Ballantyne Chapter of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce will hold luncheon meetings on Thursday, Dec. 10, at Ballantyne Country Club, and Thursday, Jan. 7, at the Ballantyne Village Theatre. There will be no luncheon in February. Meetings are from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fee is $20 in advance and $25 at the door, subject to wait list. To register or get updated information and details on meeting speaker and content, visit www.charlottechamber.com. Susan Granson Rebecca Goldberg Elizabeth Grove Donna Gloddy Dee Wood Chad Olmstead Amanda Singleton Amy Putnam Wealth Advisor Receives Award Mark Antonich, a private wealth advisor with Ameriprise Financial, has been named a recipient of the 2015 Five Star Wealth Manager Award. The award goes to less than 7 percent of the wealth managers in the region based on research administered by Five Star Professional, a third- party research frm. Antonich's practice is located at 8832 Blakeney Professional Drive, Suite 302. Allen Tate Co. Adds Associates Associates Mike Bowden and Juliana McPherson have joined the Ballantyne offce of Allen Tate real estate company. Mike Bowden Juliana McPherson Hotel & Lodge Wins Recognition The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge was named No. 15 on Conde Nast Traveler's 2015 Readers' Choice Top 20 Resorts list. Anna Martin (left) with the United States Tennis Association's N.C. chapter presents Blakeney Tennis Club's Nikki Seward with the award. Mark Antonich 20 BALLANTYNE MAGAZINE WINTER 2015-2016