May 16 2019

Ada Jenkins Center Receives Apparo’s Mission Possible: The Economic Opportunity Award at 13th Annual ConnectivIT® Ball

The Mission Possible Economic Opportunity Award is presented to a Charlotte nonprofit with the strongest proposal for using technology to improve economic mobility and is made possible through Apparo’s leadership and a US$10,000 cash and $50,000 pro bono contribution from Accenture, a leading global professional services company.

Oct 5 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY | GANTT CENTER HOSTS “TALK ABOUT IT TUESDAY” TOWN HALL SERIES ON HOUSING AND ECONOMIC DISPARITIES

Everyone's talking about affordable housing and what it means for the future of Charlotte. The Gantt Center brings a human perspective to the story by highlighting the families who find themselves displaced in the name of development.

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.

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.

Jan 24 2018

Media Advisory: Pride Magazine celebrates 25 years of success in Charlotte

For 25 years, the Pride Awards has recognized and celebrated achievement in Charlotte’s African American community. This year the gala highlights 25 years of success in Charlotte. This year’s event will explore the topic “Are the generations really so different?”

Jan 18 2018

Media Advisory: Walmart to Host Free Health Screening Event in Charlotte

Charlotte Walmart stores will be hosting the first Walmart Wellness Day event of the year on Saturday, Jan. 20. This free health screening event provides residents an opportunity to learn valuable health information.

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

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.