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New to Blakeney
Blakeney is home to Chopt Creative
Salad Co.'s second location in Charlotte,
opening in April. Chopt specializes in
globally inspired salads and vegetable
dishes with artisan dressings. Details:
New Tennis Pro at Blakeney Club
Sergey Belov, a 5.5 rated
player by the United States
Tennis Association, has
joined Blakeney Racquet
& Swim Club as its head
Belov has played the
circuit, college tennis
and continues playing
professionally. He will offer
private lessons and clinics for both juniors and adults. Details:
704-841-7529 or www.blakeneyclub.com.
Focuses on Social Media
Ballantyne Briefngs, a
local networking group,
will meet Tuesday, April 5,
from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at
Aloft Charlotte Ballantyne.
Greg Gentner, chief
operating offcer of rFactr,
will discuss "Social Media
in Business, Re-defned"
and explain techniques
for transforming social networks into channels for
driving business success. Info: Allen Starrett at ars@
starrettlawfrm.com or facebook.com/ballantynebriefngs.
NutriMost Charlotte is now open in
Ballantyne Corporate Park next to the
Allen Tate Realtors
on Don Lochman
Lane. NutriMost offers weight-loss
programs. Info: www.nutrimostclt.com.
Blakeney Welcomes Lifestyle Brand
Soft Surroundings, a lifestyle brand of apparel, beauty, gift and home-decor
products targeted to busy women, opens its frst store in the Carolinas in
Blakeney in mid-March. Info: www.softsurroundings.com.
Pub Serves Handcrafted Drinks
Growler USA has
opened a location
in Toringdon Circle.
The microbrew pub
features 104 styles
local breweries Triple
C, Birdsong, Olde
Mecklenburg, D9, The Unknown, Sugar Creek and Lenny Boy.
In addition to beer and pub fare, Growler USA serves hard cider, draught wine,
handcrafted root beer, cold-pressed coffee and kombucha tea. Growlers will also
be available for take-home purchase. Details: www.growlerusa.com.
20 BALLANTYNE MAGAZINE SPRING 2016