Ice cream shop changes name
After 13 years, residents Dilip and Binta Shah scooped their last Maggie Moo’s ice cream on Sept. 28. Their shop at 753 Crossroads Plaza in Fort Mill re-opened last week as Scoop n’ Swirl.
“We will be offering our homemade ice cream, shakes, smoothies, cakes and many more items for our customers,” said Dilip Shah.
“We will have more opportunities to keep prices down and support our community by not being in the franchised business. We have plenty of plans with the new store.”
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The Shahs re-decorated the shop, which will offer similar hours of operation and menu items.
“We will honor the coupons, specials and any promotions that we have given out as the franchised store,” Binta Shah said. “I will be customizing the birthday and party cakes and we hope to have some new fun items to offer our customers.”
Wells presents grants
Eighty nine grants of $1,000 each are headed to local nonprofits through Wells Fargo’s Community Connections Program.
Team members at banks chose the groups for the grants. They made their selections based on which groups they knew were helping their neighborhood.
“A hallmark of Wells Fargo is local decision-making and local involvement,” said Kendall Alley, community banking regional president for Wells Fargo. “This is part of our continuing effort to connect with our neighborhoods and support them in a very local way. We are building on local ties and fostering even more community involvement by our team members.”
Groups receiving the grants are: Affect International (The Abandon Project), Project Art Aid Inc., Alzheimer’s Association (Western Carolina Chapter), Animal Rehabilitators of the Carolinas, As One Ministries, Latin American Women’s Association, Barium Springs Home for Children, Beds for Kids, Boys and Girls Club of Cabarrus County, Boys and Girls Club of York County, Bridge to Recovery, Inc., Cabarrus Cooperative Christian Ministry, Cabarrus Shrine Club, Camp Blue Skies Foundation, Changed Choices, Charlotte Family Housing, Cindy’s Hope Chest, Cornerstone Assembly Inc., Davidson Housing Coalition, Dream On 3, Dress for Success Charlotte, Dynamic Scholarship Fund, and Friendship CDC.