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Ashley Nydish and Nicole Fiehley of Bags of Hope, flanking Andi Griffin, Pam Varghese and Caroline Stevens of the PCF

Peninsula Community Foundation donates over $150,000 to local non-profits

July 26. Thanks to the generosity of the local community, the Peninsula Community Foundation has just been able to award grants in excess of $150,000 to 14charities in the Lake Norman area. In addition to the “core” charities that the PCF historically supports, the Ada Jenkins Center, The Lake Norman Community Health Clinic, Caterpillar Ministries […]

Big Day at the Lake 18 / Nichie Cole photo

Big Day at the Lake picnic: A massive undertaking

July 21. The Big Day at the Lake picnic is a massive undertaking, with 400 to 500 attendees, games, inflatables and a live dee-jay. They’ll be well-fed: 250+ hamburgers (Dressler’s) 400+ hotdogs (Service Plumbing and Harris Teeter) 4 pans Mac n Cheese (On the Nines) Thousands of chicken tenders (Tenders) 40 lbs Vegan BBQ (Barvecue) […]

Mayor Rusty Knox, center, proclaimed July 22 Big Day at the Lake. With him are BDATL committee members Eric Dana, Shelley Mahl, Angela Swett and Kalishia Mitchell, with Big Brothers Big Sisters and her daughter

It’s official: Mayors declare July 22 ‘Big Day at the Lake’

June 23. The mayors of Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville have proclaimed July 22 “Big Day at the Lake” during Town Board meetings in June. It’s been 19 years since Big Day at the Lake was first launched with the goal of providing a full day of fun for hundreds of at-risk kids in Big Brothers […]

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Davidson Community Foundation will assist westside residents impacted by reval

June 19. Davidson residents most severely impacted by Mecklenburg County’s new tax assessments may find relief thanks to a $22,000 grant from the Davidson Community Foundation to the Town of Davidson. The one-time grant can help up to 100 residents with immediate challenges around the town’s portion of property tax assessments. Mecklenburg County has additional […]

Mayor Rusty Knox, center, proclaimed July 22 Big Day at the Lake. With him are BDATL committee members Eric Dana, Shelley Mahl, Angela Swett and Kalishia Mitchell, with Big Brothers Big Sisters and her daughter

Davidson Mayor proclaims July 22 Big Day at the Lake; Cornelius and Huntersville will do the same Monday

June 15. Davidson Mayor Rusty Knox proclaimed July 22 “Big Day at the Lake” during this week’s Town Board meeting. It’s been 19 years since Big Day at the Lake was first launched with the goal of providing a full day of fun for at-risk kids in Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas. “Literally […]

Alice Love drove 2 hours each way to attend Red White & Bundled

Labor of Love: Thousands of baby items collected for young military families

May 19. By Dave Yochum. Three truckloads of baby items worth tens of thousands of dollars, including 85 baby blankets knitted by Alice Love of Graham, left Cornelius Town Hall yesterday evening. Love drove two hours from Graham to contribute to the Susan M. Tillis Foundation‘s annual Red White & Bundled baby shower which sends […]

Food donations sought

May 9. Non-perishable food donations for the Neighborhood Care Center’s Manna for Life program on Saturday, May 13, can be brought to the center now. The food will be distributed 11 am to 1 pm this Saturday. Donate Non-perishable goods in any amount are appreciated for the center’s Manna for Life program during which food […]

Happy Hour Rotary: Men That Cook awards | Cornelius Today photo

They cooked: Huntersville Rotary raised $23K for local charities

April 18. Lake Norman non-profits ranging from Angels & Sparrows to Veterans with Disabilities shared a total of $23,000 raised by the Huntersville Happy Hour Rotary Club during the Men That Cook fundraiser March 26. A variety of teams led by club members cooked for good causes—21 local agencies and non-profits—for the third year in […]

Habitat ribbon-cutting with LKN Chamber

Restore reopens after 2-month renovation

April 14. Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region officially reopened the newly renovated Cornelius Restore with a ribbon-cutting courtesy of the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce. The Cornelius Restore, one of six retail operations run by Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region, got a $400,000 update. The N. Main Street location was closed […]

Men that Cook

Lake Norman ‘Men That Cook’ is today

March 26. The Lake Norman Men That Cook event at Sweet Magnolia Estate features amateur chefs competing to win prize money for their favorite charity. Join in today from 11 am to 2 pm and vote for your favorite team. Organized by the Happy Hour Rotary Club of Huntersville, Men That Cook supports 18 different […]