Oct 5 2018

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

MEDIA ADVISORY | INVITATION TO ATTEND WHO: Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture WHAT: Talk About It.

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.

Jun 12 2017

MEDIA ALERT: CommUNITY Conversations Series Explores Opportunities to Elevate Historic West End

Event partners include Charlotte-based developer Crescent Communities, Levine Museum of the New South, Charlotte Center City Partners, and Sustain Charlotte. Event attendees include representatives from the partner companies, as well as West End residents and stakeholders.

May 30 2017

CVMSDC President Eric Watson Receives National Vanguard Award for ‘Council President of the Year,’ from NMSDC

The National Minority Supplier Development Council Leadership Awards recently recognized corporate executives, minority business owners and NMSDC affiliate council presidents for outstanding leadership that has a positive impact on their companies and resonates throughout the NMSDC network.