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.

Apr 8 2019

5 everyday work skills you have that translate perfectly to volunteering

This week is National Volunteer Week—an opportunity to celebrate the impact of volunteer service and the power of volunteers to tackle society’s greatest challenges.

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.

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.

May 17 2018

Charlotte Bilingual Preschool Receives Apparo’s Mission Possible Economic Opportunity Award

Charlotte Bilingual Preschool received Apparo’s Mission Possible Economic Opportunity Grant and Carol Hardison was inducted into the organization’s Hall of Fame Saturday, May 12th at the 12th Annual ConnectivIT Ball. The event raised more than $970,000 for support local nonprofits.

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.

Sep 8 2017

Father creates bedding alternative for hospital stays

Local father, inventor and founder of Playtime Edventures, Kevin Gatlin, has created new interactive bed sheets to make children’s hospital stays more enjoyable. Playtime Bed Sheets will be available at Levine Children’s Hospital beginning September 11, 2017.

Aug 29 2017

Apparo Announces Four New Appointments to its Board of Directors

Four new members have been elected to the Board of Directors of Apparo, the only local nonprofit that connects corporate volunteers with nonprofits with specific technology needs.

Jun 12 2017

Urban League of Central Carolinas Announces New President & CEO

The Board of Directors of the Urban League of Central Carolinas (ULCC) has named William "Teddy" McDaniel III as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of the ULCC, effective Aug. 1. McDaniel will take the helm of the Charlotte affiliate after serving as the President and CEO of the Austin, TX. affiliate for the past 5 years.