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Lucky Cats program needs your help

Nov. 14. The lingering effect of COVID-19 has driven needs for community cats higher than ever before. The lack of low-cost veterinarians due to limited staffing and rising costs has resulted in many new kittens and cats in need of emergency medical help as well as general TNR (trap, neuter, return) services, according to Cornelius-based […]

Peninsula Foundation ‘Emerald’ gala is Nov. 19

Oct. 24. The Peninsula Community Foundation will hold a gala Saturday Nov. 19 at The Peninsula Club after a two-year COVID hiatus. The foundation, which has raised more than $2 million dollars since its founding in 2001, focuses on local nonprofits which often fall below the United Way threshold and therefore have a harder time […]

Davidson Cornelius Child Development breakfast is Oct. 7

Last chance to RSVP for Davidson-Cornelius Child Development Center breakfast

Sept. 28. Today is the last day to RSVP for the Davidson-Cornelius Child Development Center’s annual fundraising breakfast next Friday Oct. 7. It’s held at the Davidson College Presbyterian Church Congregation House, 218 Concord Road every year. It’s a sweet, community-based event. To RSVP, click here; to donate, click here. The school was founded in […]

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Access to Success: Amazing success story began in Nigeria

Aug. 11. By Dave Yochum. Access to Success (A2S), a non-profit based in Davidson, is hosting their annual fundraising event the evening of Oct. 8 at Vail Commons on the Davidson College campus. International reach Founded by a Davidson alum Andrew Lovedale, it focuses on providing sustainable programs that generate positive change for Nigerian children […]

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Ada Jenkins CEO: More than 1,000 received groceries in ’22 fiscal year

Aug. 4. The Ada Jenkins Center will be able to expand it’s LEARN Works affter-school program by a third this fall thanks to new space in the David B. Waymer Center in Huntersville. The Davidson campus holds up to 60 students. An additional 20 students who are one to three grade levels behind their peers […]

Free food boxes July 8

July 5. Atrium, Ausie & Martin Rivens Scholarship Foundation, Cornelius Parks & Recreation and Union Bethel AME Zion Church will be distributing free food boxes from 10 am to noon Friday July 8 at Smithville Park. Boxes are available on a first come, first served basis.

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Susan Tillis charity baby shower draws crowd to Town Hall

May 26. Hundreds of people turned out for the Susan M. Tillis Foundation’s Red, White and Bundled Baby Shower at Cornelius Town Hall Wednesday evening. Volunteers bundled everything from infant sleepers and blankets to bibs and diapers for junior enlisted at Fort Bragg. They’re given as welcome-home packages for newborns of junior enlisted at Fort […]

Susan Tillis: Red White & Bundled

Red, White & Bundled is Wednesday

May 25. The Susan M. Tillis Foundation’s Red, White and Bundled Baby Shower returns today after a two-year COVID absence. The goal: 1,200 baby bundles for junior enlisted at Fort Bragg. Bring baby items such as: —Newborn and preemie diapers, wipes, onesies (0-3) —Sleepers (0-3), bibs, blankets —Gift cards to purchase car seats and strollers. […]

Photo by Deborah Young

Big Day at the Lake has 3 goals, one of them raising funds—$110,000 so far

March 29. With COVID ebbing, Big Day at the Lake is getting back to normal—the picnic at the Duke Energy Explorium is a go after a two-year absence. About 100 Littles and their Bigs—adult mentors—will enjoy a full day on Lake Norman thanks to a flotilla of Boat Hosts. This annual event supports Big Brothers […]

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Luv cars? Sponsorships available for non-profit’s car show

March 3. Sponsorships are available for a top-notch car show and food truck festival coming to Huntersville called “For the Luv of Carz.” It benefits Bunk 57 Ministries. The show at Rural Hill on Neck Road Saturday Sept. 17 will feature Classic and Antique Cars and Trucks, Custom Cars, Muscle Cars, Sport Cars, Donks and […]