Posted on 02 October 2013.
In wave after wave, Cornelius Elementary School students circled a makeshift track behind the school Wednesday morning, having fun and raising money in the school’s annual FunRunners Fun Run in support of the Parent Teacher Organization. Kids collected pledges for the number of laps they ran, with proceeds going to this year’s PTO project: buying books for teachers’ classroom libraries.
Kids were led by classes onto the athletic field by Captain Awesome, one of the energetic leaders of the event from FundRunners, an Atlanta-based group that helps schools raise money through runs like this one. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Downtown and old Cornelius, Fund-raisers, Photo of the Day, Public safety, Schools, Uncategorized
Posted on 06 September 2013.
Posted in Davidson, Fund-raisers, River Run, Sports
Posted on 05 September 2013.
Representatives of local nonprofits that get United Way money spelled out the organization’s 2013-14 fundraising goal Thursday. (United Way of Central Carolinas photo)
The United Way of Central Carolinas
on Wednesday announced a 2013 fundraising goal of $21,438,000, up 1.1 percent from last year’s total of $21.2 million raised. In a ceremony at the Chiquita Classic golf tournament at River Run Country Club in Davidson, the organization also accepted a $100,000 check from Chiquita Brands that helped kick off the new campaign. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Davidson, Fund-raisers, Huntersville, Mooresville, Nonprofit news