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Ada Jenkins golf fundraiser deadline is April 21

April 16. Ada Jenkins Center’s spring fundraiser, Golfing for Good, is April 29 at Mooresville Golf Club. The day features breakfast, lunch and beverages and18 holes of golf, as well as contests, raffle prizes and giveaways. Prices Golf Foursome: Greens fees (4), 2 golf carts, lunch/beverages $600 Single ticket: Greens fees (1), 1 team golf […]


20 years: The story behind Big Day at the Lake

Feb. 28. By Dave Yochum. It took me a little while, but after we moved to Cornelius in 1997, I realized Lake Norman was almost a private lake. There was limited access then, no public beach at Ramsey Creek. Even if you lived across the street from the lake, you couldn’t necessarily go swimming because […]

High school senior aims for $750,000 to help fight leukemia

Feb. 22. Maddie Rizzo, a high school senior who lives in Cornelius, has been nominated as the Student Visionary of the Year for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The students raise funds for LLS in honor of blood cancer survivors. Maddie lost her mother, Meghan, in 2017 to an aggressive form of leukemia. For the […]

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They cooked: Huntersville Rotary raised $23K for local charities

April 18. Lake Norman non-profits ranging from Angels & Sparrows to Veterans with Disabilities shared a total of $23,000 raised by the Huntersville Happy Hour Rotary Club during the Men That Cook fundraiser March 26. A variety of teams led by club members cooked for good causes—21 local agencies and non-profits—for the third year in […]

Lake Norman Hospice Regatta & Party April 22-23

April 13. Hospice & Palliative Care Lake Norman will host the 23rd annual Lake Norman Hospice Regatta & Party presented by Lake Norman Transportation. The multi-day sailing competition qualifies participants for The National Hospice Regatta Championship held in Charleston. Funds raised from the regatta event benefit the extraordinary services provided by Hospice & Palliative Care […]

The Thomas family. Cash is on the right

5K in April will raise awareness of rare medical condition

Jan. 14. Project Change, a non-profit that seeks to raise awareness of Craniofacial Fibrous Dysplasia with McCune Albright Syndrome, will hold a 5K April 22 in Mooresville. Juliet Thomas said her son, 10 year-old Cash Thomas, was diagnosed with the rare and debilitating bone disease in his face. Background It causes facial changes, and potential […]

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Cancer fighter Adiba Barney plans fundraiser this fall

July 1. For Cornelius resident Adiba Barney, stage 4 metastatic breast cancer (MBC) is deeply personal. She was diagnosed with MBC in early 2015, at the age of 37, 10 years after her initial stage 1 diagnosis. She has made it her mission in life to raise funds for MBC research, and with that show […]

Hope House collecting shoes for novel fundraiser

Jan. 18. The Hope House Foundation, which provides transitional housing to women and children experiencing homelessness, is conducting a shoe drive fundraiser now through March 15. Called “Kick Homelessness to the Curb,” the first goal is to collect more than 2,500 pairs of gently worn, used shoes. The subsequent goal is then to collect a […]

Rural Hill oyster roast Nov. 15

The Rural Hill Oyster Roast on Sunday, Nov. 15 will help recoup losses from the drought which curtailed the corn maze at the historic plantation in Huntersville. The event runs from 2 pm to 6 pm. The corn maze has been its largest fundraiser for more than 10 years. It helps raise money to provide […]