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Lake Wylie Chamber of Commerce after hours event March 17

Chamber after hours March 17

The next Lake Wylie Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours is the St. Patrick’s Day event from 5:30-7 p.m. March 17 at Clover Community Bank, 5196 Charlotte Highway.

Art exhibit open in chamber office

The art of Roy Lindsay is on exhibit at the Montcross Area Chamber office, 100 N. Main St.

“Four Seasons” can be seen 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday through April 1. This is the second exhibit shown in the Chamber Gallery.

Lindsay is a graduate of the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and has received multiple distinguished alumni awards from his alma mater. He has a wide range of art expressions working in mixed media and with found objects. His paintings, sculptures and mixed media express his experiences with life. His studio, “Creations by Roy Lindsay,” is at 170 W. Franklin Boulevard, Gastonia. For more information, call 704-678-7224.

Allen Tate takes top honors at LeadingRE Conference

Allen Tate Companies took top honors at the 2016 Leading Real Estate Companies of the World (LeadingRE) National Conference Feb. 20-26 at the Fontainebleau in Miami Beach, Fla.

For the second consecutive year, Leading RE presented Allen Tate with the Diamond Award, the highest member honor based on contributions and participation in network activities. Allen Tate has won the Diamond Award six times – more than any other LeadingRE broker.

Allen Tate also received the Crown of Excellence Award for the 16th time. The Crown is awarded to the member firm with the highest point total earned from performance ranking within their company-size category.

In addition, Allen Tate took home the Award of Excellence for Outgoing Referral Production; Award of Excellence for Outgoing Sales Production; and Top 5 Performance Award for Outgoing Closings.

Allen Tate Companies President and CEO Pat Riley was also awarded the organization’s inaugural Hall of Fame Award, for his service to LeadingRE and the real estate industry. Riley currently serves as chairman of the board of LeadingRE.

Allen Tate Realtors President Phyllis Brookshire received the President’s Award for her contributions to the organization’s proprietary MAESTRO leadership certification program.

Allen Tate Companies has offices in the Charlotte, Triad, Triangle and Upstate South Carolina regions, including Lake Wylie and Steele Creek. Visit for information.