Reaching Uganda

Volunteering takes many forms. It has diverse motivations and creates different results.
In all respects volunteering makes a difference.
Mint Hill is a town of volunteers making good change in the world around them locally, nationally, and internationally, with individuals and on grand scales, inspired by humanity, loved ones, or their faith. Continue reading

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Team Mint Hill hikes for a cure

Dr. Earle Sullivan of Mint Hill Dentistry joined a team to raise money for pediatric cancer research by hiking the Foothills Trail along the Appalachian Mountains. Team Mint Hill is hiking for the CureSearch Charlotte event, and includes Sullivan, his wife Leigh Hutchinson, Jean Kreisher, and Sue Johnson.
The hike is a $10,000 commitment. Those who sign up hand over a credit card to be charged if fundraising does not reach the goal. Team Mint Hill has already passed their goal, and the CureSearch Charlotte hike has reached $120,000 so far. Continue reading

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Local business adopts green practices

The owners of Abbey Rose Florists and Gifts in Mint Hill have taken steps to ensure their business is eco-friendly. The mother-daughter team of Suzanne Wolf and Libby DeYoung have taken the slogan Reduce, Reuse, Recycle to heart, and to the shop.

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Relay for Life

Mint Hill Relay for Life is May 18 at the Mint Hill Park on Hwy. 218. Teams will spend the night walking for the cure. Each team will have a booth set up to show off their team and sell items to raise money. Vendors and Sponsors are also welcome to join and help raise money for the cure. A survivor dinner and survivor lap kickoff the night and luminaries are sold in honor and in memory of loved ones. There will be music, games, food and more during the night. The event will be May 18, 6 pm through May 19, 6 am.

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Indy Lacrosse fundraiser

The Independence HS Lacrosse program will have a fundraiser on Thursday, April 26 at Pizza and Beyond Express in Mint Hill. A portion of the day’s receipts will help grow the 2012-2013 athletic program. Stop by to dine-in, carry out or call for delivery 980-207-2690. The restaurant is open 11:30 am to 9 pm and located at 7427 Matthews Mint Hill Road, Mint Hill.

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Farmers Market opens May 5

The Mint Hill Farmers Market will open its season May 5 with more than produce. Visitors can listen to folk music and learn about the history of Mint Hill. The market will be open Saturdays 9 am to 1 pm and run until September 29.

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