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Virtual breakfast fundraiser supports DCCDC

Oct. 14. The Davidson-Cornelius Child Development Center was founded in response to a tragic fire that claimed the lives of children whose mother had no access to daycare—she left them alone while she worked outside the home to support them. Decades later the DCCDC is still helping working parents; it’s a place of stability and […]

Ada Jenkins event brings in $16K for non-profit

Oct. 12. The Ada Jenkins Center’s Music for Good fundraiser Oct. 5 brought in more than $16,000. “We truly appreciate everyone who made the music happen,” says Ada Jenkins Center CEO Harold Rice. “They had a great time, met friends old and new, danced throughout the evening—and most importantly, helped support vulnerable Lake Norman neighbors […]

Poinsettia sale: Rotary holiday fundraiser

Oct. 11. The Rotary Club of North Mecklenburg is fundraising for local service projects by selling beautiful red 6.5-inch and 10-inch red poinsettias. Orders will be available for pick-up at Visit Lake Norman Visitor Center between 10 am and 2 pm on Saturday, Dec. 4. Place your order with a Rotarian friend or contact Cathy […]

Finishing touches on Hope House Cottages

Hope House to celebrate opening of the Cottages of Lindquist Glen

Sept 24. Hope House will host an open house in Huntersville from noon to 2 pm on Saturday, Oct. 2 to tour the new Cottages of Lindquist Glen. The cottages enhance the Hope House Foundation’s mission to provide transitional housing and supportive services to women and children who are experiencing homelessness In our community. The […]

Peninsula Community Foundation has new web site in time for 20th anniversary

Aug. 30. By Dave Vieser. The Peninsula Community Foundation (PCF) will be launching a new website later this week, along with a new tagline, “Uniting a Generous Community.” It will coincide with the 20th anniversary of the foundation which is based in The Peninsula. Mobilize donations, volunteers “We will be using this site to mobilize […]


Ada Jenkins pivots with fundraisers; golf tourney brings in $36K

May 26. Ada Jenkins Center’s Golfing for Good event May 17 raised $36,200 for the non-profit community resource hub for families in Cornelius, Davidson, and Huntersville. AJC’s spring gala was the agency’s primary fundraising event until COVID-19 hit last year. The gala was canceled during both 2020 and 2021 due to COVID; in its place, […]

Ada Jenkins bringing back mobile dental unit, with partners

April 14. The Ada Jenkins Center, Lake Norman Community Health Clinic and the Matthews Free Medical Clinic are joining forces to bring back the AJC Mobile Dental Unit, which was forced to park due to COVID. The Mobile Unit served more than 150 dental patients during the 2019-2020 program year, but ceased operations during the […]

LNCHC will take over and expand Ada Jenkins medical services

April 7. The Lake Norman Community Health Clinic (LNCHC) of Huntersville is taking over the services of the Ada Jenkins Center Free Medical Clinic. Effective immediately, LNCHC is welcoming uninsured patients formerly served at AJC. “By not duplicating services, we are able to work together to touch more lives in a more efficient manner,” said […]


Big Day at the Lake aiming for July 24

March 31. Big Day at the Lake looks like it will be back this summer—July 24 to be exact, but somewhat streamlined. The event, which supports Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas, brings Boat Hosts and at-risk children together for a fun day on Lake Norman. The traditional picnic for 600 or more participants […]

Sweet treats for Ada Jenkins

‘Confections for Good’ fundraiser has amazing recipes for Valentine’s Day

Feb. 1. February is the month of love, right? So the Ada Jenkins Center has a plan to help everyone prepare a little something sweet for someone sweet. Through Feb. 11, local chefs and home cooks are competing with awesome recipes in the “Confections for Good” competition: bit.ly/SweetsForTheSweet Votes are $5 each and benefit families […]