Posted on 30 October 2012.
Click to donate to Davidson Elementary’s UNICEF drive
On Halloween night (Wednesday, Oct. 31), children from Davidson Elementary School will be trick-or-treating for UNICEF to collect money for kids in need.
The program helps the students realize that they can do something to help the many children throughout the world who do not have enough food to eat, clothing to wear, or a place to live.
If you would like to contribute, please look for the trick-or-treaters with their UNICEF boxes or you can make a donation online. A UNICEF website has been created for Davidson Elementary at inside.unicefusa.org/goto/davidsonelementary
Davidson’s online goal is only $250 which is enough money to purchase a “School in a Box’ so that students in unsettled areas can learn anywhere.
- Aimee Symington
Posted in Calendar, Davidson and the World, Fund-raisers, Schools
Posted on 30 October 2012.
The new friends meetinghouse is in a renovated house on South Street in Davidson, next to Davidson Elementary School.
The Davidson Friends Meeting will celebrate completion of its new meetinghouse, in a renovated house on South Street in Davidson, with an open house this Sunday. Meanwhile, Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Cornelius will be busy on Saturday, Nov. 3, with its 73rd annual barbecue and a yard sale on the front lawn. Plus news from Hopewell Baptist, Davidson United Methodist, and Gethsemane Baptist. Read the full story
Posted in Cabarrus County, Calendar, Church news, Concord, Cornelius, Downtown & old Davidson, East Davidson, Fund-raisers, Huntersville, Mooresville, Planning & Development
Posted on 25 October 2012.
Lake Norman Christian School’s annual Autumn Blast and the fourth annual Think Pink dog show for breast cancer research will be going on simultaneously in downtown Davidson on Saturday. And coming up Saturday night, the Town of Davidson Parks & Recreation Department will raise money for its program scholarships with the Race the Reaper 5K, a “haunted” running race out at Fisher Farm. Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, Cornelius, Fund-raisers, Huntersville, Mooresville
Posted on 19 October 2012.
The Stoney Creek Boys from Cornelius will provide the music for Flatiron’s first Fall Festival
By DAVID BORAKS
For the past couple of years, Davidson College’s Connor eating house and Flatiron Kitchen + Taphouse have teamed for a “Drink Pink” fundraiser for breast cancer research. This year, they’re going in whole different direction – trading a night of drinking for a daytime festival in Flatiron’s back parking that organizers hope will raise more money for the cause. The Flatiron Fall Festival will run Saturday, Oct. 20, from 11 a.m. to 3 pm, out back at 215 S. Main St., Davidson.
Several hundred people are expected at the event, which will feature music by The Stoney Creek Boys of Cornelius, a cornhole tournament, a silent auction, pumpkin and face painting and more. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Calendar, Cornelius, Downtown & old Davidson, Fund-raisers, Health & Fitness, Huntersville, Mooresville
Posted on 18 October 2012.
Annie Magee of Huntersville enjoyed the “Surprise House” game at the 2011 Children’s Schoolhouse carnival. This year’s carnival is Saturday, Oct. 20. (Rachel Goldstein/DavidsonNews.net)
The Children’s Schoolhouse 31st Annual Fall Carnival will fill the Davidson Village Green this Saturday, Oct. 20, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
As many as 3,000 people are expected for the day of games (such as the Cake Walk), live entertainment, crafts, face and hair painting, food and drink. Most games are $1 to $5. A silent auction and raffle also will help raise money – the raffle prize is a year’s supply of organic dairy products from Organic Valley. Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, Cornelius, Downtown & old Davidson, Events, Fund-raisers, Huntersville
Posted on 04 October 2012.
Ben & Jerry’s in Davidson and local celebrity ice cream scoopers helped raise more than $400 Wednesday night for Davidson Cornelius Child Development Center. We got ice cream, the day care got a little financial boost. See more in FOOD & DINING»
Posted in Business, Cornelius, Downtown & old Davidson, Fund-raisers, West side
Posted on 03 October 2012.
Girl Scout Troops in Huntersville, Cornelius and Davidson will be heading out Saturday, Oct. 13, to collect canned goods for the area’s two Loaves & Fishes food pantries. The girls are hoping neighbors will donate “A Can If You Can” to help feed the hungry in their communities. Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, Cornelius, Fund-raisers, Huntersville, Nonprofit news, West side
Posted on 29 September 2012.
Runners tore away from the Gamble Street starting line in the Fire 5K Saturday morning. 119 runners registered. That’s eventual winner Dexter Cherry in the bright green shirt at center (No. 421). (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
Updated Tues., Oct. 2, with BBQ winners & fundraising total
The grounds of the Ada Jenkins Center in Davidson were a multi-ring circus Saturday for the center’s 4th annual Fire barbecue festival and 5K run.Fire is the center’s biggest community event of the year, and a major fundraiser for services that range from the Learn Works after school program to free health and dental clinics to food and counseling services.
This year’s festival raised $20,000 toward the center’s budget of about $1.5 million. But more than that, said board co-chair Rodney Short of Cornelius, “It’s a great community day for us. It’s an opportunity to bring the community together.” Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, Concord, Cornelius, Events, food, Fund-raisers, Huntersville, Kannapolis, Mooresville, West side