Sep 20 2019

From Surviving to Thriving: Inaugural FiveFecta Event Encourages Entrepreneurs to Tap into their Superpowers to Achieve Success

SPARK Publications, an award-winning publishing firm based in Charlotte, announced that it will host its inaugural FiveFecta Conference in the Queen City on Tuesday, November 12, to support local entrepreneurs and authors. The conference will take place from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at CenterStage@NODA, 2315 N. Davidson Street in Charlotte.

Jul 25 2019

Nominations Open for 2019 TechExec Community Impact Award

Nominations are currently open for Apparo’sTechExecCommunity Impact Award recognizing an outstanding Charlotte area executive in the technology industry. Completed application.

Jul 25 2019

Charlotte Amateur Tennis Tournament hosts Media Day July 30

The Charlotte Amateur Tennis Championship will host a special media day event Tuesday, July 30 to unveil the tournament’s official schedule of events. The event is open to local and regional media outlets, tournament sponsors, elected officials and community members.

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.

May 16 2019

Fabi Preslar Inducted into North Carolina Women Business Owners Hall of Fame

Fabi Preslar, founder and president of SPARK Publications, was inducted into the North Carolina Women Business Owners Hall of Fame Class of 2019 at a gala on May 7, 2019. Founded in 2018, the Hall of Fame honors North Carolina’s most successful female entrepreneurs and advocates who have made significant and enduring contributions for women’s entrepreneurial development in North Carolina.

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.

Nov 13 2018

Generation Growth Capital, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of 3rd Dimension Industrial 3D Printing

Generation Growth Capital Fund III, LP (“GGC”), a Milwaukee-based private equity firm that invests in lower middle market companies, today announced the acquisition of Indiana-based 3rd Dimension Industrial 3D Printing Co. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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.

Nov 8 2018

MEDIA ALERT | Wells Fargo and Jim Rogers Join Local Students to “Power” Schools in Kenya on National S.T.E.M. Day

Wells Fargo, the former CEO of Duke Energy, Jim Rogers, and his wife M.A. Rogers, have joined efforts to bring We Share Solar® to 20 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) – including Kennedy Middle School – during the 2018-2019 school year.

Oct 5 2018


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.