Business In Brief - July 19, 2007

Lake Wylie chamber after hours event today

LAKE WYLIE -- Lake Wylie Chamber of Commerce will hold a business after hours from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at Allen Tate Co., 1000 Village Harbor Drive. Allen Tate is sponsoring the event and providing the beverages; food will be provided by Christopher's Bar & Grill of Lake Wylie.

Allen Tate is giving the evening a 1950s look in celebration of the company's 50th anniversary. A DJ will play 1950s music, and vintage 1950s cars will be displayed. White bucks, pedal pushers and poodle skirts are encouraged.

Membership in the Lake Wylie Chamber is open year-round. Call Susan Bromfield at 831-2827 for information about membership and other chamber activities.

Tractor dealer named business of the month

YORK -- York County Kubota, a tractor dealership at 1807 Black Highway, has been named Business of the Month for July by The Greater York Chamber of Commerce.

Other recent awards include Outstanding Sales Performance for 2006 and the Customer Satisfaction Certificate of Achievement from Kubota Corp. and Bush Hog's President's Club award for Outstanding Sales and Service.

Jansson joins Fort Mill's Coldwell Banker United

FORT MILL -- Dean Jansson has joined the Fort Mill office of Coldwell Banker United, Realtors at 1642 W. S.C. 160.

Coldwell Banker United, Realtors, Carolinas Region has 624 sales associates in 17 offices in the two Carolinas, including Rock Hill, Lancaster and Fort Mill.

Call the Fort Mill office at 548-1204.

ERA Wilder Realty division gets award

The Rock Hill Division of ERA Wilder Realty has been awarded a Principal Broker Position for Cartus Relocation, a relocation company serving more then 200 companies worldwide.

Judy Castorina is the Broker-In-Charge at ERA Wilder Realty's Rock Hill office.

For more information about ERA Wilder Realty and their relocation services, call 1-888-ERA-RELO or visit

Lawn care business opens in Rock Hill

Eric Wood of Rock Hill has started Big E Lawn Care, a service that provides mowing, blowing and trim work.

Additional services are available upon request. Estimates are free, and discounts are available.

Wood is licensed and insured and has more than 25 years of experience in lawn care.

For more information, call 981-2220 or e-mail