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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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New co-chairs at Cool Kids

Jan. 12. Cool Kids Campaign, a non-profit organization devoted to improving the quality of life for pediatric oncology patients and their families, has new co-chairs. Tiffany and Jon D. Kalupa will head up the local chapter which runs the Cool Kids Clubhouse in Huntersville. It hosts fun activities and events for cancer patients and their […]

Rural Hill has Loch Norman Highland Games merchandise

With this year’s Loch Norman Games cancelled, you can still support the future of the Loch Norman Highland Games and Historic Rural Hill, by purchasing merchandise, such as T-shirts, pins, and Rural Hill Whisky Stones. These Scottish trinkets and wares are central to the festival’s success; although the highland games cannot be in person this […]