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Business Notebook for Aug. 7

A roundup of business news in Fayetteville and Cumberland County


Alex McFadyen named to Coldwell Banker 30 under 30 

Alex McFadyen has been selected as one of Coldwell Banker’s 30 under 30 winners for the class of 2022.

The 30 Under 30 award celebrates top young real estate professionals who have made their mark at Coldwell Banker, the organization said in a release. It recognizes those who have “made their mark in real estate and achieved success in sales, philanthropy and leadership,’’ the release states.

“I’m very proud to be recognized as a part of the Coldwell Banker 30 Under 30 Award,’’ McFadyen said. “I am thankful for the leadership and mentors at Coldwell Banker Advantage. I know I could not have done it without them.

“I also want to thank my clients who believe in me and give me their business. I’m excited for my future in real estate and thank God for giving me the ability to do what I love.’’

McFadyen, a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, has been with Coldwell Banker since January 2020. He received the Rookie of the Year Award for 2020, was runner-up for Listing Agent of the Year in 2021 and was runner-up for Production Agent of the Year in 2021.

“The 30 Under 30 award highlights our newest and brightest professionals at Coldwell Banker and we are delighted to celebrate this year’s winners,’’ Ryan Gorman, CEO of Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC, said in the release. “I am proud to have an incredible network of influential leaders who endlessly explore new approaches to go above and beyond for their clients and continue to be a resource to those searching for their dream home.’’

Cape Fear Valley receives stroke treatment award

Cape Fear Valley Medical Center has received the Get With the Guidelines – Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association.

The award recognizes commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence, the health system said in a release.

The hospital earned the award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients at a set level for a specific period, the release said.

The measures included evaluation of the proper use of medications and other treatments that aim to speed recovery and reduce death and disability for stroke patients, the hospital said in the release.

Cumberland County Schools seeking literacy tutors

The N.C. Education Corps is recruiting high-impact literacy tutors to work with students in Cumberland County Schools for the 2022-23 school year.

The corps members are employed by the school system to serve as part-time literacy tutors in classrooms, according to a release from the school system.  

Tutors receive training and support from the N.C. Education Corps and the school system. The pay rate ranges from $15 to $25  per hour depending on experience, the release said.

The school system said an ideal tutor is someone who is: 

  • Passionate about supporting students, teachers and public schools. 
  • Flexible enough to commit at least three days a week (15 - 20 hours/week). 
  • Positive, upbeat and excited to make a difference. 

Those who are interested in becoming a tutor or to learn more about the program, go to  nceducationcorps.org/application.

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