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Victory Junction provides camp for ill children

Carolyn Mullis spoke to the Chamber of Commerce last Thursday about Victory Junction, a Nascar-themed camp for chronically ill children.

The Petty family founded victory Junction in Randleman, N.C after their son died in a racing accident.  They donated 84 acres to build the camp.

Mullis described it as “one of the most amazing places in the […]

By |August 3rd, 2012|Around Town, Good deeds|0 Comments

Chamber welcomes new member

The Chamber of Commerce met at Jimmie’s last Thursday.  Rich Ferretti welcomed everyone and made some announcements.

The Mint Hill Madness committee is looking for volunteers to help with arts and crafts at the festival.  He introduced the board of directors and the new ambassadors.

“Your chamber is growing, and I just think that’s a wonderful thing,” […]

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Kiwanis Club asking for golf sponsorships

The first annual Kiwanis Club of Mint Hill Golf tournament is being held at Emerald Lake September 1.

The Kiwanis Club is asking for sponsorships.  The platinum sponsor is Wilburn Auto Body, and the gold sponsor is Clear Creek Animal Hospital.  The silver sponsor includes two players and is $750, and the bronze sponsor includes one […]

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Students gearing up for annual tax-free weekend

The Sales and Use Tax Division of the N.C. Department of Revenue has announced the dates and regulations for this year’s back-to-school tax-free weekend.  The tax holiday is Friday, August 3 through Sunday, August 5.  The Department of Revenue first held this tax-free weekend in August 2002.

Parents and students from pre-school to college will be […]

By |August 3rd, 2012|North Carolina, Schools|0 Comments

Korean Children’s Choir performs at KWVM

The Korean Children’s Choir performed at the Korean War Veterans Memorial on Fairview Road last Friday.  The choir is touring the United States and Canada, and stopped in Mint Hill July 27, the anniversary of the 1953 armistice.

“As you know the armistice was signed 59 years ago, and I trust there would be no more […]

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MHPD announces plans for National Night Out

The Mint Hill Police Department announced its annual National Night Out to take place Tuesday, August 7.  The event “will involve over 14,625 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases around the world” to raise awareness about crime and drug prevention.  The event also intends to get the community involved […]

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