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. […]
The Mint Hill Police Department participated in Operation Medicine Drop last week and successfully collected more than 14,000 pills. The police department received many positive comments and encouraging feedback from citizens of Mecklenburg County about this initiative. Due to the outpouring of support, the Mint Hill Police Department is planning to hold medicine drop offs at least twice per year. The next date is tentatively set for the last weekend in September at the Mint Hill Madness Festival. […]
Mint Hill Police will participate in Operation Medicine Drop, a program aimed at providing the public a safe and secure method for disposing of their prescription and over-the-counter medications. Poisonings from prescription medications is on the rise in North Carolina – since 1999 more than 75 percent of all unintentional poisonings were caused by prescription or over-the-counter medications (source N.C. Division of Public Health). […]
The Butler High School National Art Honor Society held an Empty Bowls event on February 1-5 and February 12 to help raise money for the Second Harvest Food Bank. The group raised more than $900 for the food bank. According to the organization’s Web site,
Our goals are to raise money to help organizations fight hunger, […]