Neighborhood Advertisements

Free Notary Public Service

Celeste Colcord (Lake Norman Realty) is a Notary Public and will provide free Notary service to clients and New Neighborhood residents. Lake Norman Realty (formerly Market Properties) is located at 310 South Main Street (704.655.2600).

Pet Care Business

Rising 4th and 2nd graders are available this summer to care for neighborhood pets. Visit, or contact parents Rodney or Melissa at 704.896.8872

Are you in need of a well qualified baby sitter?

Our Towns Habitat for Humanity currently has an eager AmeriCorp National Service Worker that may meet your needs. If interested, please call Sheila Oberreuter (cell phone: 319.361.2123). You may also reach Sheila during daytime hours at Our Towns Habitat for Humanity (704.896.8957).

Looking to improve your talents in the music arts?

Our neighbor Joann Vogen (239 Fairview Lane) teaches piano and voice out of her home. She has a Masters Degree in music and has taught many years in public schools. This is a great opportunity right here in our neighborhood and openings are available! For information, please call at 704.892.5607.

In need of a good house cleaning service?

Neighbor Kristen Lowrance (O. Henry Avenue) has operates K2 Custom Home Cleaning. She is offering residents of New Neighborhood a discount of $15 off the first two cleanings. The business is bonded and insured. If interested, please call Kristen at 704.439.6025.

Interior Design Consultation

Please call Linda Page (141 Harper Lee St.) at 704.987.1157 for information.

Need inspection and repair for gas fire log systems?

Following the article that appeared in the November 2009 newsletter, numerous residents have been satisfied with the service of Carmen Hockersmith, Gas Log Services (home phone: 704.525.0557; or cell phone: 704.858.1016). Although now in business for himself, Mr. Hockersmith installed many of the systems in New Neighborhood.

Casita for Rent

Casita for Rent (Harper Lee Street) - $700 per month (unfurnished) or $825 per month (furnished). Small pets are welcome with a deposit. A six-month or one-year lease is available. Owner is interested in trading FREE rent for respite care for her father. Contact Cynthia at 704.896.7200 or 704.439.6178.

Welcome Our Newest Work Unit Neighbor!

Training Ground at Davidson has recently moved into the work unit at 122 St. Alban’s Lane. Neighbors are invited to the Grand Opening (including breakfast bonanza and ribbon cutting) on Wednesday, October 5 (10 – 11 a.m.). Free fitness and chair massages will be offered at the Opening. Please, visit for information and a schedule of classes.

Check this ad section in future newsletters for special offerings for residents of New Neighborhood.

Are you in need of a good carpenter or handyman?

This is the most frequently asked question within New Neighborhood. Here are two recommendations that came just this month:

Barbara Dillman (Caldwell Lane) recommends Brian Newman (phone: 704.451.8428) with Adam Lee Construction of Mooresville (phone: 704.905.3369). They specialize in custom trim, cabinets, and handyman work.

Shannon Boyle Sukits (O. Henry Avenue) was delighted with a recent project and recommends Ken Zappone of Ken’s Handyman Services (cell phone: 704.998.8708). Ken is based in Denver, NC.

Pet sitter and dog walker

Clyde Morris (North Faulkner Way) is a bonded and insured professional. He will also water plants or whatever is needed by folks. Rates are good! Call Clyde at 704.305.4940. Please visit Clyde’s website at

Babysitting Services

Experienced, 16-year old Red Cross trained babysitter available for New Neighborhood and surrounding areas. Reasonable rates. Please contact Julie Gibbons at 704.892.2803.

Need a good carpet cleaning service?

Barbara Dillman (Caldwell Lane) recommends Carolina Carpet Cleaning (Chris Myatt, owner) at 704.663.5859. This company will also do window washing. They are reasonably priced, and they are LOCAL!

Addressing Services

Harriet Kessler (O. Henry Avenue) is offering these services for wedding and event invitations. If interested, please call for additional information and pricing at 704.892.3192 or by e-mail at



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