Nov 12 2018

Ingersoll Rand and Apparo Transform Men’s Shelter of Charlotte’s Functionality in Five Days

At the Men’s Shelter of Charlotte, each file represents someone’s life story. Over the course of five days, Ingersoll Rand volunteers and their family members, facilitated by Apparo, transformed Men’s Shelter of Charlotte’s functionality by digitizing 4,000 client files to improve the efficiency of Men’s Shelter of Charlotte, enabling men to receive quick assistance so that their stories include a warm bed and assistance.

Jul 17 2018

Charlotte Mecklenburg Students Help Light the World with Solar Suitcase initiative that combines STEM education with global citizenship

Wells Fargo and the former CEO of Duke Energy, Jim Rogers, with his wife M.A. Rogers, are joining efforts to bring We Share Solar® to 20 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) during the 2018-2019 school year. We Share Solar is an innovative, educational program dedicated to inspiring students to learn about, build and share Solar Suitcases with the developing world.

Jun 28 2018

Crisis Assistance Ministry Receives Apparo’s Website for Good Award

Apparo today announced the 2018 Website for Good Award winner is Crisis Assistance Ministry. Digital marketing firm Rabell Creative will redesign and update the independent nonprofit agency’s website through pro bono volunteer hours valued at $20,000.00.

May 17 2018

Charlotte’s Burgeoning Entrepreneurship Scene Is Now In Play

This week may prove to be the highest impact week yet in Charlotte’s emerging entrepreneurship scene. The array of events May 16-20 will be the crowning point in Charlotte’s Small Business Month, as designated by mayoral proclamation earlier this year.

Feb 5 2018

The Small Business Cookout aims to help Minority-owned Businesses

The Small Business Cookout (SBC) is produced by the founders of OnceLogix, LLC; Trinity Manning, Rod Brown and Ty McLaughlin..

Nov 2 2017

Small Business Conference emphasizes entrepreneurship in Historic West End

2nd Annual Charlotte Small Business Conference focuses on increasing entrepreneurship and small business ownership in Charlotte's Historic West End neighborhood.

Oct 11 2017

Charlotte Housing Authority Recognizes Housing America Month by Focusing on Charlotte’s Need for Affordable Housing

It’s getting expensive to live in Charlotte and the city’s most vulnerable residents, including working families, are having a hard time finding safe, affordable housing in the Queen City because rents and home prices continue to increase faster than wages.

Oct 11 2017

Newbery Award Winning Author Visits Local Students from Diverse Backgrounds

Newbery Award Winning author, Matt de la Pena, will be at Charlotte Country Day School October 11 and 12 speaking to 350 students from 5 Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools along with Country Day students as part of the ongoing Diversity Guest Author Series.

Oct 4 2017

Clarence D. Armbrister Named 14th President of Johnson C. Smith University

The Board of Trustees of Johnson C. Smith University announced today the selection of Clarence D. “Clay” Armbrister, J.D., as the university’s 14th president, effective January 1, 2018.

Oct 2 2017

CIAA Prepares to Welcome Fans “Home” for the 2018 Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament

Tickets are now on sale for the 2018 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Men’s and Women’s basketball tournament slated for Feb. 27 to March 3 in Charlotte, North Carolina, where the conference’s headquarters are located.