March 2014 - Do you remember this timeless classic by Bobby Vinton recorded in 1962?
“I am so lonely, I’m Mr. Lonely
Wish I had someone...
to call on the phone...
Letters, never a letter
March 4 The Cornelius Community Garden is about to kick off its second year on Catawba Avenue just east of the intersection with Highway 21. Garden boxes are available for an annual fee $25, which includes the box, topsoil, access to tools, water and three growing seasons. More info: Dave and Caryn Lyng at 404-398-2583 or 678-920-1333. Registration closes March 15.
March 11 About half the exhibitors at the Lake Norman Chamber’s Business Expo last week were new exhibitors.
Chamber CEO Bill Russell says it appears to be a record, and a sign that the economy is continuing to improve. Many of the new exhibitors were in real estate- and construction-related fields, a big change from the past several years.
March 1 At the February meeting, members of the Cornelius Garden Club made miniature flower arrangements that were distributed at the Levine House, the hospice in Huntersville. Meetings are held at Aquesta Bank on the second Monday of the month. This month, it's the 10th.
By Dave Vieser
No one said achieving consensus for a street name to replace Country Club Lane would be easy... and in the end, the February 24th vote for Sandy Shore Lane rather than Frank Vinson Lane was as close as it can be on a five member board: 3-2.
By Dave Vieser
Feb. 28 Cornelius Town Commissioners will consider approving an agreement with the Carolina Rapids Soccer Club during this Monday evening March 3rd Town Board meeting, which would result in the installation of synthetic turf at the two Bailey Road Soccer Fields.
March 7 The North Mecklenburg Senior Center is sponsoring a free interactive workshop for seniors focusing on bullying and the current use of social media amongst our youth, its impact on society, in particularly on our children and grandchildren, and the role seniors can play in helping to reduce bullying and cyber bullying.
Feb. 27 The Lake Norman Bridge Club holds ACBL-sanctioned duplicate bridge games twice a week at the Cornelius Town Hall, 21445 East Catawba Ave. Both games have two sections: Stratified Open (0 to Unlimited Masterpoints) and Novice (0 to 20 Masterpoints). Tuesday games start at 9:30 a.m. and Thursday games start at 12:30 p.m. Bridge classes are also offered on a regular basis.
- Walter L. Harvey III gains 'Master' designation at Allen Tate
- Want to be a docent at the Torance House and Store?
- Managing concerns about falls is topic of four-week program at Senior Center
- "Heroes" at Warehouse Performing Arts Center in Cornelius
- New director of Christian education at CIC Lutheran
- The Foundation for Respect Ability is accepting applications from schools
- Town Board to consider buying police boat at meeting Monday
- Workshops at the Community Arts Project