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3rd-grade class project nets support for LKN Lucky Cats. Next up: Dogs, horses

Jan. 18. Third graders at Community School of Davidson (CSD) held a cat food and linen drive for Lake Norman Lucky Cats. It all began when a third-grader named Anabel was inspired to make a difference in her community by the CSD’s cherished “Shooting Star” theme song. Written by former music teacher Laurie Loomer, the […]

LKN Kiwanis makes additional donations to local non-profits

Dec. 13. As a result of the “overwhelming generosity” of the LKN community and the wonderful partnership with our food provider, Publix Supermarkets, the Kiwanis Club of Lake Norman raised more than enough funds to support the 312 Thanksgiving family meals provided the week of Thanksgiving. With that unexpected surplus, the club is providing donations […]

Ada Jenkins Pantry needs

Amidst plenty for many, those with little have the greatest needs. Ada Jenkins’ Loaves & Fishes is currently in need of the following for their food pantry: -Canned fruit (in its own juice, no sugar added) -Box cereal -Laundry detergent – shaving razors -Feminine hygiene supplies -Deodorant -Zip bags-all sizes -Cat and dog food in 3- […]

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Lucky Cats raffle features vacations, iPad, gift cards

Nov. 4. Lake Norman Lucky Cats, whose goal is to offer humane, long-term solutions to cat overpopulation, is holding a Fall Fix-a-thon Raffle to cover the costs of caring for and placing 250 community cats. It hopes to raise $25,000 through a raffle—with amazing items including: —2021 iPad Pro with M1 chip —Two-night Oak Island […]

Peninsula Community Foundation cancels gala, but fundraisers are happening

Oct. 24. The Peninsula Community Foundation Friendsgiving Gala has been cancelled due to COVID-19. But fundraising for local charities is still happening: —The PCF original Golden Ticket raffle. Tickets are $100 each or 5 for $400. Each ticket purchased enters you in a chance to win one of 10 amazing experiences. Click here to view […]

Virtual breakfast fundraiser supports DCCDC

Oct. 18. 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 […]