Posted on 06 September 2013.
Posted in Calendar, Davidson College, Sports
Posted on 05 September 2013.
Representatives of local nonprofits that get United Way money spelled out the organization’s 2013-14 fundraising goal Thursday. (United Way of Central Carolinas photo)
The United Way of Central Carolinas
on Wednesday announced a 2013 fundraising goal of $21,438,000, up 1.1 percent from last year’s total of $21.2 million raised. In a ceremony at the Chiquita Classic golf tournament at River Run Country Club in Davidson, the organization also accepted a $100,000 check from Chiquita Brands that helped kick off the new campaign. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Cornelius, Fund-raisers, Huntersville, Mooresville, Nonprofit news
Posted on 05 September 2013.
The next few weeks in the Lake Norman area will bring a flurry of road races and a triathlon, many with a charitable focus. This Saturday, Sept. 7, features the Andrew Lovedale 5K at Davidson College, benefitting the Access to Success (A2S) Foundation, while Sunday, Sept. 8, is the Lake Davidson Sprint Triathlon, starting and finishing at Ingersoll Rand in Davidson. Two weeks out, on Sept. 14, Summit Coffee’s Twilight Racing Series in downtown Davidson continues with the Schoolhouse Rock & Run, a fundraiser for E2D – Eliminate the Digital Divide. And coming up Sept. 21, it’s the Davidson Lands Conservancy’s Run for Green Half Marathon, 10K and 5K. See more in SPORTS»
Posted in Cornelius, Cycling, Davidson College, Fund-raisers, Huntersville, Mooresville, Sports
Posted on 06 August 2013.
Our Towns Habitat staff members joined new director Paul Robinson (sixth from left) and his family Saturday at the site of a 25th anniversary House that Love Built in Huntersville. That’s future homeowner Dominique Donaldson in the gray shirt. (Our Towns Habitat for Humanity photo)
Click to read more about the the anniversary house on the Our Towns Habitat site.
By DAVID BORAKS
CORNELIUS – Our Towns Habitat for Humanity has reached its $50,000 fundraising goal and this October will break ground on new house that will celebrate the organization’s 25th anniversary, and help a local family. Organizers are calling it the “House that Love Built.”
The Cornelius-based housing group raised $52,021.27 by a July 31 deadline. An anonymous donor has agreed to pay a $25,000 match, enabling Our Towns Habitat to begin planning for an Oct. 5 “wall-raising” at the Huntersville home site. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Fund-raisers, Huntersville, Mooresville, Planning & Development, real estate
Posted on 29 July 2013.
Posted in Business, Calendar, Letter from the Editor
Posted on 09 July 2013.
Join us for a 1920s-themed sponsorship party at Alton’s Kitchen and Cocktails, 19918 N. Cove Road, Cornelius. Drop by Thursday, Aug. 1, between 5:30 and 8pm, and have fun while supporting local news on the web! Come meet the staff, and enjoy free appetizers and a cash bar.
It’s been more than 2 years since we launched our Cornelius site and nearly 7 since DavidsonNews.net was founded. Your ticket purchase will help Corneliusnews.net and DavidsonNews.net continue covering our towns, and building community. Tickets available in advance by mailing a check to Davidson News LLC 20s Party, PO Box 953, Davidson, NC 28036; by using our secure online payment system (CLICK HERE) and selecting “special event fee”; or at the door at Alton’s.
Tickets are $30 per person or $50 per household are only $20 per person if you dress up! Prizes for the best ’20s outfits! Come support community news and join the fun!
- David, Lyndsay and the staff
Posted in Business, Cornelius, Fund-raisers, Huntersville, Letter from the Editor