Posted on 02 December 2014.
Doug Curley, left, and Mark Fisher loaded a truck at Food Lion in downtown Cornelius Tuesday with 1,000 boxes of food and 1,000 cans of tuna. The food is bound for local food programs. (David Boraks/CorneliusNews.net)
By DAVID BORAKS
Several years ago, business owners Doug Curley and Mark Fisher decided to give back at the holidays, buying food boxes for the needy from the Food Lion grocery in downtown Cornelius.
The first year, they bought 100 of the store’s $5 “Holidays Without Hunger” boxes, which went to local food banks and charities in Food Lion’s 1,100-store territory from the Carolinas to Pennsylvania. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Cornelius, Downtown and old Cornelius, Life in Cornelius, Nonprofits, Photo of the Day, Photo of the Day
Posted on 10 November 2014.
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will host “An Evening of Hope & Healing”
dinner, dance and silent auction on Saturday, Nov. 15, from 7-11pm at The Peninsula Club. The evening includes dinner, dancing and a silent auction to raise awareness and funds for the critical services Safe Alliance provides to the Lake Norman community. Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, Fund-raisers, Health & Fitness, Nonprofits, Peninsula, Public safety
Posted on 30 October 2014.
Jeff Porter will lead the newly merged Our Towns Habitat for Humanity as CEO. (David Boraks/CorneliusNews.net)
By DAVID BORAKS
The Lake Norman and Iredell County chapters of Habitat for Humanity have agreed to merge in a move their leaders say will cut expenses, improve leadership and strengthen the organization. Our Towns Habitat for Humanity, based in Cornelius, will acquire Habitat for Humanity of Iredell County and its Statesville ReStore. Jeff Porter, previously executive director of the Iredell chapter and a former Baptist minister, will lead the combined organization, which will be based in Cornelius.
The boards of the two groups unanimously approved the merger Wednesday. The two boards now will combine to oversee the newly merged Our Towns Habitat for Humanity, the organization announced. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville, Mooresville, Nonprofit news, Nonprofits
Posted on 25 September 2014.
Posted in Nonprofits