Posted on 03 April 2010.
A celebration and fund-raiser recognizing the courage and vision of Michael Hess and his work with orphans in Nepal is planned Saturday, April 10, 4:30-6:30 p.m., at Davidson College Presbyterian Church Congregation House, 218 Concord Road.
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Posted in Calendar, Davidson and the World, Fund-raisers
Posted on 31 March 2010.
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library branches will cut hours beginning Monday, April 5, as the system adapts to a budget cut of about $2 million. At both the Davidson branch, on the Village Green, and the Cornelius branch on Catawba Avenue, the main change will be Thursday closings. Hours also will be shorter. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Downtown & old Davidson, Nonprofit news, Politics, The Economy
Posted on 30 March 2010.
Davidson-Cornelius Day Care on Tuesday withdrew its request for a $300,000 line of credit from the Town of Davidson, saying it recognizes that the town faces a tight budget and must honor other funding commitments. The financially-troubled center, on Gamble Street on Davidson’s West Side, told Town Board members at a work session Tuesday night that it is lining up the financing it needs from a local community bank. Read the full story
Posted in Church news, Cornelius, Nonprofit news, The Economy, Town Hall
Posted on 29 March 2010.
SOURCE: Charlotte Arts & Science Council
CHARLOTTE – The Arts & Science Council (ASC) said Monday that it has raised $7.3 million in its 2010 Annual Fund Drive, achieving its goal. ASC will invest the dollars raised from the campaign to support arts, science, history and heritage organizations, artists, and education and neighborhood cultural projects in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. Read the full story
Posted in Arts, Fund-raisers
Posted on 24 March 2010.
Cornelius branch and others saved – for now; salaries and hours will be cut
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Board of Trustees voted Wednesday to scrap plans to close 12 libraries and lay off 148 employees. In a special meeting at the Main Library in Charlotte, the board decided to cut branch hours, lay off a smaller number (82 to 84) and institute pay cuts to save the $2 million necessary to avoid planned branch closings on April 3. Read the full story
Posted in Beyond Davidson, Cornelius, Nonprofit news, The Economy
Posted on 23 March 2010.
Ada Jenkins Center, regional community services center on Gamble Street, said Monday it has received a $40,000 grant from Sisters of Mercy of North Carolina Foundation Inc. The money will support the center’s Mobile Dental Clinic and other operating expenses. Read the full story
Posted in Nonprofit news
Posted on 22 March 2010.
The Internal Revenue Service has approved Davidson Farmers Market’s application for non-profit status. Organizers say the move will improve its opportunities for grants and “add security” to its future. Read the full story
Posted in Downtown & old Davidson, Environment, local food, Nonprofit news, Town Hall