The town sponsored chili cook-off raised $127 for the Arts and Science yesterday at the town hall. There were eight chili entries. The winners were: Chef’s Choice and Crowd Pleaser – Stephanie Pike and Katie Pike (sisters), Baddest Kicker (Hottest) – Chris Held; Tes Unique (Most Original) Scott Simka.
Mint Hill Arts will hold its February exhibit opening reception tonight from 7-9 pm at the gallery in the Grace building in Mint Hill. The exhibit is called “The World Well Seen: A Photography Exhibit.” It runs through March 5. Postcards and Reception will be sponsored by Willow Grove Retirement Community in Mint Hill.
It wasn’t long after the earthquake hit Haiti a few weeks ago that Clear Creek Elementary began raising funds to donate water to the devastated country. The water was delivered so fast, the school didn’t even have a chance to hold a official check donation ceremony. The school got that opportunity last Friday, presenting a ceremonial check in the amount of $1,600.
Mint Hill mayor, Ted Biggers, was elected new chairman of the Mecklenburg-Union Metropolitan Planning Organization (MUMPO) Wednesday evening.
Biggers takes the place of Lee Myers, former mayor of Matthews.
Birthday Blessings, which provides birthday parties to homeless children, recently received more than 8,000 books donated by First Book-Charlotte and Barnes and Noble South Park. The non-profit, which has been enormously successful since beginning just a few years ago, was started by a Mint Hill couple. Here’s the press release: Continue reading