Posted on 17 July 2014.
Left to right back row: Brandon Davis, Michael Lewandowski, Matt Collins, Jason Rome, Derek Steifel, Kyle Balum, and Paul Grata
Left to right front Row: Diane Benson, Executive Director, Arlene Berkman, Board Chair and Founder, both with the Foundation for Respect Ability and John Houghton, Membership Director for Guys with Ties
Guys with Ties presented a check for $3,000 to the Foundation for Respect Ability on Wednesday, July 16. Guys with Ties sponsored the “Cruisin for a Cause” charity event to benefit the Foundation for Respect Ability. Read the full story
Posted in Fund-raisers
Posted on 09 July 2014.
Children illustrate a chalkboard at the CCAG-hosted ‘Tawba Wak in May at Oak Street Mill. (Jack Conard Jr. photo)
By JONATHAN COX
Cornelius Cultural Arts Group has promoted events as a nonprofit since it was established early last year, but until now it hasn’t been classified that way by the government. This week, the group learned that the Internal Revenue Service has approved its 501(c)3 status from the IRS, official recognition of what Cornelius locals have known for a long time–that CCAG provides a valuable service to the community.
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Posted in Business, Cornelius, Downtown and old Cornelius, Life in Cornelius, Nonprofit news
Posted on 12 June 2014.
Posted in Around Cornelius, Fund-raisers
Posted on 09 June 2014.
By JONATHAN COX
Big Day at the Lake will mark its 10th anniversary on July 19 as an army of kids from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Charlotte get a free day on the lake. As a prelude to the main event, Alton’s Kitchen and Cocktails will host a bartending fundraiser on Thursday, June 19, from 5:30-9:30pm.
Already on the roster to attend the bartending competition are Rod Smith, formerly of the Carolina Panthers, and Cornelius mayor Chuck Travis. Participants will compete for the title of “Mixologist Extraordinaire,” a title held by WCNC meteorologist John Wendel since last year’s fundraiser. Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, Fund-raisers, Lake Norman