Posted on 27 May 2011.
The Charlotte Cobras (Photo from Charlotte Cobras / Carolina Sports Photography)
Local police and firefighters on the Charlotte Cobras Football team play for one of their own Saturday, when they take on the Columbus Marauders from Ohio on the W.A. Hough High School field.
All proceeds from the sale of tickets, merchandise and concessions Saturday will be given to the family of Cornelius Fire Capt. Matt Sellers, who is battling cancer. Read the full story
Posted in Around Davidson, Bailey Road, Cornelius, Events, Fund-raisers, Nonprofits, Sports
Posted on 27 May 2011.
The Rotary Club of Lake Norman-Huntersville is planning its 14th annual Wine Spectacular, and seeks sponsors and auction donations for the Oct. 1 event. Read the full story
Posted in Around Davidson, Cornelius, Events, Nonprofits
Posted on 27 May 2011.
Bailey Middle School
W.A. Hough High JROTC students (from left) Brianna Henry, Josh Hiller and Tyler Dykes demonstrate the proper way to fold and American flag. (Christina Ritchie Rogers / CorneliusNews.net)
hosted its second annual Memorial Day ceremony Friday in the school gym, which included music from the school’s eighth-grade band, a lesson on the history of Memorial Day and proper flag folding from W.A. Hough High School
JROTC members, and “The Star-Spangled Banner,” sung by Cornelius resident Master Sgt. Gabriel Fierro
Also at the ceremony, students were recognized for their work in the Memorial Day essay writing contest and art contest. Congratulations to the following students:
6th grade – Victoria Tran
7th grade – Addie McBryde
8th grade- Brittany Van Pelt
6th grade- Kendall Hlewicki
8th grade- Emily Norris
3rd Place – tie
6th graders Austin Sheets, Madison Hedrick and Victor Miranda
6th grade – Parker Philbrook
7th grade – tie between Arlee Belch and Addie McBryde
6th grade Christopher Pennella
6th grade – Ryan Carlett
Posted in Around Davidson, Bailey Road, Cornelius, Events
Posted on 25 May 2011.
Cornelius resident Roxanne Blake a year ago started Pawbrokers, an organization raising money for animal rescue by selling donated jewelry. Last year, she donated more than $26,000 to different shelters and rescue organizations in need.
Tuesday night, Pawbrokers raised another $2400 during a jewelry party at Alton’s Kitchen and Cocktails in Jetton Village, which will be donated to Noah’s Arks Rescue. Read more about Ms. Blake and the Pawbrokers parties on our Pets page.
Posted in Around Davidson, Cornelius, Events, pets
Posted on 20 May 2011.
The North Mecklenburg Republican Women June 14 welcome talk radio personality Jason Lewis, of the nationally syndicated “Jason Lewis Show,” who will speak to them during their regular meeting at NorthStone Club, 15801 NorthStone Drive, Huntersville. Read the full story
Posted in Around Davidson, Cornelius, Events, Huntersville, Politics
Posted on 19 May 2011.
PARC Special Events Coordinator Rhonda Hollingsworth joins some children for a ring toss game Saturday.
Despite the rainy weather, dozens of people turned out Saturday, May 14, for PARC day at the Cornelius Village Apartments, located off Meridian Street.
The Cornelius Parks, Arts, Recreation and Culture department, the Cornelius Police Department and Coca-Cola sponsored the event, which included art projects, games, food and beverages.
Cornelius PARC employees and Cornelius Police Officers and volunteers manned the grill and game stations, and property owner Will McKee provided the space and the food for the event, Cornelius Police Sgt. George Brinzey said.
“We like to get out and stay involved in the community,” Sgt. Brinzey said.
Saturday’s was the second event of several planned by the Cornelius PARC department in an effort to bring more free, fun activities to the community.
The first PARC day of the season was at Smithville Park April 21.
Posted in Cornelius, Downtown and old Cornelius, Events, PARC
Posted on 16 May 2011.
The Lake Norman Yacht Club this weekend hosts the 11th annual Lake Norman Hospice Regatta, a sailing race benefitting Hospice & Palliative Care Lake Norman.
The Lake Norman Hospice Regatta is a member of the National Hospice Regatta Alliance, a national network of hospice regattas that raise money and awareness for hospice care. Read the full story
Posted in Around Davidson, Cornelius, Events, Fund-raisers, Mooresville, Sports
Posted on 13 May 2011.
The Cornelius Parks, Arts, Recreation and Culture Department Summer Concerts in the Park series kicks off – with a bang – June 11, with gates opening at 6 p.m. at Bailey Road Park. A fireworks show will follow a performance by the Charlotte Symphony. See the complete schedule below. Read the full story
Posted in Arts, Bailey Road, Cornelius, Events, PARC