Business In Brief - July 3, 2007

Dilworth Coffee House gets new owners

LAKE WYLIE -- Phil Huffman and Kathleen Biseli of Lake Wylie have bought Dilworth Coffee House at 4937 Charlotte Highway, Suite 112.

The coffee house, which is part of a franchise, offers coffee, hot and cold specialty drinks, smoothies, protein shakes, tea, ice cream, bagels, muffins and coffee beans.

Hours are 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. The couple also is considering opening on Sundays and would like customer feedback.

Local musicians play on Friday nights. Anyone interested can call 656-5700; e-mail coffeehouse@comporium. net; or visit (in development).

The business employs seven and has 1,200 square feet. It seats 40.

Displaced workers can take computer classes

Panorama Computer Learning is providing six free computer classes during Service Appreciation Week, July 23 through 27, for displaced manufacturing workers.

The classes will be held at the Hampton Inn Hotel in Rock Hill. Computers will be provided.

The schedule will be:

• July 23 -- Computer Basics 101: An Introduction to Computers 9 a.m. to noon; and Microsoft 3-IN-1: An Overview of Word, Excel, & PowerPoint, 1 to 4 p.m.

• July 24 -- Basic Typing 101: Learn to Type Correctly, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• July 25 -- Microsoft Word 2003: Basic Level, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• July 26 -- Microsoft Excel 2003: Basic Level, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• July 27 -- Microsoft PowerPoint 2003: Basic Level, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Since January 2003, the nonprofit Panorama Computer Learning has provided computer classes for displaced manufacturing workers who have never used computers. To date, more than 800 people have completed at least one of the basic classes.

The center is an Eligible Training Provider for the S.C. Employment Security Commission.

To register or for more information, call Susan Woods, president, 324-3783, or visit