Posted on 25 September 2013.
Groundbreaking need a gang, from left: Ray Soporowski, VP/General Manager, Concord Mills; James Paulding, Head of Openings- North America, Merlin Entertainments Group; Carroll Gray, CEO, Cabarrus Regional Chamber of Commerce; Donna Carpenter, President/CEO, Cabarrus County Convention & Visitors Bureau; Mayor J. Scott Padgett, City of Concord; Elizabeth Poole, Chair, Cabarrus County Board of Commissioners.
CONCORD – Local officials and executives from London-based Merlin Entertainments Group broke ground at Concord Mills on Wednesday for the planned $10 million Sea Life Charlotte-Concord. The 36,000 square foot aquarium is expected to open in Spring 2014, with about 5,000 marine creatures on display. Sea Life will be Merlin’s sixth aquarium around the U.S. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Concord, kids, Planning & Development
Posted on 29 May 2013.
Posted in Calendar, Church news, Cornelius, kids
Posted on 01 May 2013.
Scouts planted cucumbers on Saturday at the garden. From left, the boys are Ethan Dahmer (blue shirt), Tyler Owens (red shirt), Parker Miller (green shirt), DJ Willoughby (lower white shirt), and Ben Ziegler (top white shirt). See more photos below.
Boy Scouts from Troop 72 in Cornelius spent Saturday planting vegetables in the community garden across from Bethel Presbyterian Church, on Bethel Church Road.
This is the third year for the 1/4-acre garden, which is a community service project for the scouts. All food grown is donated to the Loaves & Fishes food pantries in Davidson and Huntersville, and the Angles & Sparrows and Bread of Life soup kitchens. In total over the past two years, the garden has yielded 4,500 pounds of produce annually. Read the full story
Posted in Bethel Church Road, Calendar, Church news, community service, Cornelius, Fund-raisers, kids, local food