Posted on 06 September 2011.
Our Towns Habitat for Humanity hosts its second annual Community Fest Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to noon on the Cornelius ReStore grounds, 20414 N. Main St.
The event is an effort to raise awareness of Habitat’s ReStores – both the Cornelius ReStore and the new Mooresville ReStore, which opened in November. ReStores sell new and gently used donated items to raise money for Habitat projects.
“The ReStore is our no. 1 fundraiser,” Resource Development Director Tammy Cox said. “The more people that shop there the more work we can do.” Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Davidson, Downtown and old Cornelius, Events, Fund-raisers, Huntersville, Mooresville
Posted on 01 September 2011.
Cub Master Mike Sappington and the Cub Scouts in Pack 10 invite boys interested in joining the scouts to an open house Thursday night at 7 p.m. at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church.
“Scouting is a way for boys to have fun and enjoy experiences that positively affect their lives,” scout volunteer Neil Porter said.
By participating in Cub Scouts, boys learn the scouts’ 12 Core Values in a fun and engaging way – through activities – and increase their confidence, teamwork and social skills with those in their den and pack. They also strengthen their bonds with their parents and families.
At the open house, boys will enjoy games, see a camping demonstration, practice knot tying and learn more about scouting.
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Posted in Cornelius, Events
Posted on 31 August 2011.
Mt. Zion United Methodist Churchon Sept. 25 will kick off the 5th season of its Cornelius Concert Series with The Toneblazers.
Based in the foothills of the N.C. Blue Ridge Mountains, The Toneblazers play favorites from different musical genres, including bluegrass, western swing, country, folk, rock and blues, as well as original pieces.
The Boy Scouts from Troop 10 will be providing lunch for the event, and donations are welcome but not required. Read the full story
Posted in Church news, Events
Posted on 25 August 2011.
Town plans a dedication ceremony Sept. 17
The climbing/slides structure was made to resemble the indigenous trees surrounding the playground. (Christina Ritchie Rogers / CorneliusNews.net)
Work crews are out at Robbins Park this week installing equipment for the new playground – one of the final phase I projects to be completed before the grand opening celebration Sept. 17.
The playground equipment, which includes slides and an internal climbing system, is made of glass fiber reinforced concrete (GFRC) and is modeled after the indigenous trees surrounding the playground.
“Were super proud of it,” said John Cunningham, a certified playground safety inspector and employee of Cunningham and Associates, a Charlotte-based company that sells GameTime Play equipment. “It’s the only GRFC playground in the Carolinas,” he said. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Events, Planning & Development, West Catawba Avenue
Posted on 22 August 2011.
The Rotary Club of Lake Norman-Huntersville is selling tickets for its annual Wine Spectacular charity event Oct. 1. The event is the largest of the Rotary’s fundraisers, and will benefit four local organizations: The Lake Norman Community Health Clinic, USO-North Carolina, The Hope House Foundation and the Rotary’s End Polio Now initiative.
The primary beneficiary of the funds raised this year will be the Lake Norman Community Health Clinic, that will receive funds raised through the silent auction. The clinic provides medical care to uninsured and underinsured individuals.
April Cook thanks the Rotary club for their support.
At its regular meeting Thursday, the Rotary heard from Executive Director for the Lake Norman Community Health Clinic April Cook, who outlined the work the clinic has been able to do for the community, thanks in large part to support from the Rotary and other donations. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Events, Fund-raisers, Huntersville, Nonprofit news, Nonprofits
Posted on 19 August 2011.
Little Scholars Academy of Lake Norman now offers a preschool and pre-Kindergarten program, and is holding two open houses for interested families. Also in this column, Sandler Training offers free sales job training for veterans, Brett Zabek joins the Lake Norman Chamber staff, Peek-A-Boo Couture hosts a fashion show, and Green Drinks Lake Norman tackles the issue of “nature deficit” at its next meeting. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Cornelius, Events
Posted on 19 August 2011.
Officer Jesse Agnew helps out at the Shred-a-Thon in March. (Christina Ritchie Rogers / CorneliusNews.net)
The Cornelius Police Department, in partnership with Cintas Corporation, will host a Shred-a-Thon event Sept. 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. behind Town Hall, 21445 Catawba Ave. By shredding old documents containing personal information citizens help to prevent identity theft.
Citizens are encouraged to bring documents such as obsolete tax documents, financial statements, cancelled checks, insurance documents, business records or any other records that they want safely destroyed to this free event. Read the full story
Posted in Events, Public safety, Town Hall
Posted on 15 August 2011.
Cornelius-based Cub Scout Pack 72 is hosting a bicycle rodeo and cookout Aug. 21 at Bethel Presbyterian Church in Cornelius. Rodeo riders will learn basic riding skills, bicycle repairs and safe riding strategies.
All Pack 72 Cub Scouts are invited and are encouraged to bring friends in first through fifth grades who might be interested in joining the scouts. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Events