For 10 years now, Larry Sladek and his wife have donated meals to the Men’s Shelter in downtown Charlotte. They donated $125 worth of food every first Saturday of the month, enough to feed 125 men. In recent years, their church, St. John Neumann Catholic Church, has helped out. They created several teams, one of […]
The Mint Hill Volunteer Fire Department is mailing a second request for donations to homeowners and businesses in the fire district that did not respond to the first mail-out in April. The fire district includes the town of Mint Hill and surrounding areas. If you receive the mail-out, please respond and support your department that provides […]
The N.C. Alliance for Public Charter Schools needs volunteers at the Charlotte premier of “Waiting for Superman,” a movie about the charter school movement in the U.S. The alliance, headed by state Senator Eddie Goodall (District 35, which includes Mint Hill), is looking for people to recruit new members and to hand out fliers. The […]
The Flight of Honor for World War II Veterans scheduled for October 2 has been postponed to Tuesday, November 9. The postponement was due to the complications of a rally in Washington the same day. The rally, called “One Nation Working Together,” will feature the N.A.A.C.P., the A.F.L.-C.I.O., the National Council of La Raza and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. […]
Area Harrisburg residents turned out yesterday to honor Chris Barton, a member of the 101st who was killed in Afghanistan May 24. Barton’s body was flown in from Dover Air Force Base to Concord Airport yesterday. The funeral will be held in Mint Hill on Saturday. Mint Hill Mayor Ted Biggers has asked residents to […]
This Saturday, May 8, letter carriers in Charlotte and surrounding areas will again help Stamp Out Hunger! across America with your help in order to provide assistance to the rapidly increasing number of Americans who are struggling with hunger.
Now in its 18th year, the Stamp Out Hunger effort is the nation’s largest single-day food drive. In 2010, drive organizers hope to exceed last year’s record-setting total of 73.4 million pounds of donated food, as well as surpass one billion pounds of food collected over the history of the drive. […]