Posted on 06 August 2013.
Our Towns Habitat staff members joined new director Paul Robinson (sixth from left) and his family Saturday at the site of a 25th anniversary House that Love Built in Huntersville. That’s future homeowner Dominique Donaldson in the gray shirt. (Our Towns Habitat for Humanity photo)
Click to read more about the the anniversary house on the Our Towns Habitat site.
By DAVID BORAKS
Our Towns Habitat for Humanity has reached its $50,000 fundraising goal and this October will break ground on new house that will celebrate the organization’s 25th anniversary, and help a local family. Organizers are calling it the “House that Love Built.”
The Cornelius-based housing group raised $52,021.27 by a July 31 deadline. An anonymous donor has agreed to pay a $25,000 match, enabling Our Towns Habitat to begin planning for an Oct. 5 “wall-raising” at the Huntersville home site. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Davidson, Fund-raisers, Huntersville, Mooresville
Posted on 09 July 2013.
Join us for a 1920s-themed sponsorship party at Alton’s Kitchen and Cocktails, 19918 N. Cove Road, Cornelius. Drop by Thursday, Aug. 1, between 5:30 and 8pm, and have fun while supporting local news on the web! Come meet the staff, and enjoy free appetizers and a cash bar.
It’s been more than 2 years since we launched our Cornelius site and nearly 7 since DavidsonNews.net was founded. Your ticket purchase will help Corneliusnews.net and DavidsonNews.net continue covering our towns, and building community. Tickets available in advance by mailing a check to Davidson News LLC 20s Party, PO Box 953, Davidson, NC 28036; by using our secure online payment system (CLICK HERE) and selecting “special event fee”; or at the door at Alton’s.
Tickets are $30 per person or $50 per household are only $20 per person if you dress up! Prizes for the best ’20s outfits! Come support community news and join the fun!
- David, Lyndsay and the staff
Posted in Business, Calendar, Cornelius, Davidson, Fund-raisers, Huntersville, Jetton Village
Posted on 21 June 2013.
Click to download a flier with information on how to help build the anniversary house.
By DAVID BORAKS
Our Towns Habitat for Humanity is getting ready to celebrate its 25th anniversary this October, and how else to do it than by building a house? To do that, the Lake Norman area Habitat affiliate recently began a campaign to raise $75,000 by Aug. 1.
The fundraiser actually may need slightly less than that, according to Our Towns Habitat interim director Enrique Sanchez. An anonymous donor has offered an additional $25,000 if the group raises $50,000 by Aug. 1.
The latest Our Towns construction project is unique – it has no corporate or organization sponsor. “We can be the sponsor,” Sanchez said the other day. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Cornelius, Fund-raisers, Huntersville
Posted on 13 June 2013.
Cornelius Mayor Lynette Rinker goes up against Mooresville Mayor Miles Atkins.
Celebrity bartenders including local TV broadcasters and area politicians will go head to head to see who can raise the most money in the annual Celebrity Bartender fundraiser
supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters
of Greater Charlotte Thursday night. The event runs 5:30 to 9:30pm at Alton’s Kitchen & Cocktails, in Jetton Village at 19918 N. Cove Road.
Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, Fund-raisers, Jetton Village, Nonprofits, Politics