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

Lord & Taylor to be Featured in Walmart.com’s New Fashion Destination

Walmart.com and Lord & Taylor today announced that the companies will begin to roll out the new Lord & Taylor flagship store on Walmart.com in the coming weeks. The flagship, which will debut with more than 125 brands, including Tommy Bahama, Vince Camuto, Miss Selfridge, La La Anthony, Lucky Brand, H Halston and Effy, will be part of Walmart.com’s broader fashion destination.

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.

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.

Feb 13 2018

Family Fun Day Celebrates Charlotte’s African-American History and Culture

Come celebrate the history and culture of Charlotte’s vibrant African-American community from the colonial period to the present on Saturday, Feb. 24, at The Charlotte Museum of History’s Family Fun Day, from 12-4 p.m. The event is free and made possible in part by a grant from Walmart.

Feb 5 2018

The Small Business Cookout aims to help Minority-owned Businesses

The Small Business Cookout (SBC) is produced by the founders of OnceLogix, LLC; Trinity Manning, Rod Brown and Ty McLaughlin..

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.