Mint Hill Arts releases January newsletter

mh-arts-carlos.jpgMint Hill Arts opens the new year with their January newsletter. One class we think that would be fun to take is Carlos Alvarez Cotera’s drawing class. From the newsletter:
Registration for the Spring Class schedule is open. Classes for adults and children 3 & up
include drawing, pastel, acrylic, oil, watercolor, clay, beading, and printmaking.

See www.minthillarts.org for full schedule and registration form. Continue reading

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Two weeks to go to nominate employer for award

The beginning of the new year marks the final days for North Carolina National Guard and Reserve members and their families to nominate supportive employers for the 2009 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award.  With 69 nominations from North Carolina already submitted, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense agency, continues to encourage nominations of employers who have gone above and beyond in their support of military employees.  Nominations will be accepted at www.FreedomAward.mil through January 19, 2009.  The Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award is the highest recognition given by the U.S. Government to employers for their outstanding support of their employees who serve in the National Guard and Reserve. Continue reading

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Bears and Bunnies donated to MHFD

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District 21 of The Order of the Eastern Star donated 23 stuffed bears and bunnies to the Mint Hill Fire Department today. The program is a state-wide initiative where districts collect stuffed animals to donate to fire departments. The bears and bunnies are used to help console kids on emergency calls. The kids get to keep the stuffed animals if they want. In all, Districteastern-stars2.jpg 21, which includes Mint Hill, collected 222 stuffed animals from July to October. In the photo, Della Sperlbaum, DDGM and Ron Sperlbaum, DDGP of the 21st District pose for pictures in front of a Mint Hill fire truck.

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Independence students raise money for bears

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Independence High School is giving Teddy bears to hospitalized children. The students and staff of Independence are buying Teddy bears to give to children in the hospital on Valentine’s Day. The Student Council is sponsoring a “Build a Heart” campaign and is collecting money to purchase stuffed Teddy bears for children in the hospital during Valentine’s Day. Each student and teacher is asked to give at least a $1. The Teddy Bears will be made at “Build-A-Bear” at Concord Mills Mall.
Money will be collected during lunches in the mall and may be given to Student Council members. The Teddy Bears will be taken to Levine’s Children Hospital on Valentine’s Day.

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Town hosts breakfast for staff

The town hosted its annual breakfast for staff at Jimmie’s this morning. Commissioners and other board members also attended. Dana Clukey and Margie Nichols took the photos.

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