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

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

Generation Growth Capital, Inc. and Harrell’s Car Wash Systems, Inc. Announce the Acquisition of Washtech

Generation Growth Capital Fund III, LP (“GGC”), a Milwaukee-based private equity firm that invests in lower middle market companies, and Harrell’s Car Wash Systems, Inc. (“Harrell’s”), one of the nation’s largest full-service distributors of car wash systems and supplies, today announced the acquisition of Mid-Atlantic Car Wash Technologies, Inc. (d/b/a Washtech). Senior financing was provided by Bell Capital Finance and mezzanine financing was provided by Exmarq Capital Partners and Medallion Capital.

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.

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.