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Lake Norman Men That Cook is March 26

March 6. The Lake Norman Men That Cook event Sunday, March 26 will feature amateur chefs competing to win prize money for their favorite charity. The community is invited to participate by voting for “the best of the best” in several food categories. Organized by the Happy Hour Rotary Club of Huntersville, the event at […]

Ada Jenkins adds food pantry hours, tax preparation assistance

Feb. 8. Due to increased demand, the Ada Jenkins Center is expanding the operating hours of the Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry. It’s now open every Wednesday and Thursday from 12:30-2:30pm, as well as the second Saturday of each month. To access the Food Pantry, families must call Loaves and Fishes in advance at 704-523-4333. […]

Big Day at the Lake 18 / Nichie Cole photo

Ahoy Boat Hosts: Big Day at the Lake will be July 22

Jan. 27. Big Day at the Lake will be back this summer—July 22 to be exact—with a full day of fun planned for kids in Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas. Three goals Big Day at the Lake, which consists entirely of volunteers in and around Lake Norman, has three goals: Provide a full […]

Letter to the editor: Samaritan’s Purse says ‘Thank you, Cornelius’

Jan. 26. Dear Editor, I am writing to thank Cornelius​​-area residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past holiday season. Generosity throughout contributed to a successful shoebox gift collection season at drop-off locations for the Samaritan’s Purse project Operation Christmas Child. Across the U.S., the project collected over 9.3 […]

Peninsula Community Foundation reports nearly $250,000 in contributions last year

Jan. 24. Thanks to the Emerald Gala in November as well as donations throughout the year, the Peninsula Community Foundation was able to raise—and give away—almost $250,000 in 2022. Grants were given to local nonprofits like Bags of Hope, Ada Jenkins, Neighborhood CARE, YMCA camp scholarships, the Lake Norman Community Health Clinic, Bright Blessings, Make […]

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 […]

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 […]

Andrew Lovedale

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 […]