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Unity in Community announces awards

Feb. 13. At the January large group meeting, UiC’s first Lenzy R. Wallace, Jr. PhD Excellence Award was given to an individual and an organization who exemplified Lenzy’s strength of character, his commitment to racial equity, justice for all, diversity and inclusion, and his support of UiC. Adrianne Baughns-Wallace, Lenzy’s wife of 37 years, gave […]

Annalise Leck

Volunteerism began early for Annalise Leck

GIVING BACK | By Dave Vieser Feb. 6. At age 17, Annalise Leck has already created a non-profit virtual bulletin board with service opportunities for local high school students. Cougar House makes finding service projects and hours easier for high school students, a big thing when it comes to college applications. Organizations on the site […]

E2D, now 10 years old, bridges the opportunity gap between those who have ready-access to computers and the internet, and those who do not

Ada Jenkins, E2D receive youth and young adult awards from CMCF

Aug. 7. The Ada Jenkins Center and E2D are two local recipients of grants from the Charlotte Mecklenburg Community Foundation (CMCF) which awarded $550,000 to 31 nonprofits that support local children, youth and young adults. —Ada Jenkins Center will receive $25,000 for their LEARN Works program, an after-school academic support and enrichment program. —E2D to […]

Susan Tillis: Baby Bundles

Susan M. Tillis Foundation: Giving back one bundle at a time

Jan. 13. The Susan M. Tillis Foundation began 2022 sweeping away the cobwebs of COVID and reconnecting with partners, with a variety of supporters stepping up to reignite the Baby Bundle program. Through December, 1,214 Baby Bundles were delivered to junior enlisted families at Fort Bragg. The Baby Bundle shower in May resulted in baby […]

LKN Kiwanis delivered 365 Thanksgiving meals

Dec. 1. The holiday season got off to a great start for hundreds of people, thanks to the Lake Norman Kiwanis Club. A group of brave souls made up of 20 Kiwanis club members and 35 other volunteers gathered in a chilly 25 degrees to bring joy and turkey dinners to those in their community […]

Girl Scout food drive Saturday Oct. 9

Oct. 4. The annual Girl Scouts Food Drive is this Saturday, from 9:30 am to 11:30 am. Local troops will be collecting food at the corner of Jetton Road and Peninsula Club Drive North and the corner of Harbor Light Boulevard and Flying Jib Road at the mini-park. Where does the food go? Donations benefit […]

Sandi Vizner is Rotarian of the Year

Sandi Vizner is the North Meck Rotary Club’s new Rotarian of the Year.  The award recognizes a Rotarian who has made a significant impact through leadership and dedication to the ideals of Rotary, an organization which brings together business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and to […]