Oct 5 2018

Monarch Awarded $1.6M Federal Grant to Expand Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services in Stanly County

The Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) recently announced that it will award Monarch a $1.6 million grant to provide Stanly County vital, expanded services for people with serious mental illness and substance use disorders through the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) model.

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.

Apr 10 2018

Child Care Resources Inc. Hosts Annual Little Wonders Gala

Child Care Resources Inc., a nonprofit that works to ensure all children have access to early childhood education opportunities, will host its annual ‘Little Wonders’ fundraising gala May 18 at the Ritz Carlton in uptown Charlotte.

Oct 17 2017

University City Partners presents first Charlotte Kids Fest

The first and only festival of its kind in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg region, the Charlotte Kids Fest will expand educational and entertainment options for children and their families. Introducing families to the campus of UNC Charlotte, attendees will experience four main interactive areas

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.