Mrs. North Carolina International Speaks to Mint Hill Rotary Club

Mrs. North Carolina International Cynthia Griner spoke to the Mint Hill Rotary Club last week. Griner was crowned Mrs. North Carolina International 2010 on February 27th, 2010 at Southwest Guilford High School in High Point, NC. This was her second time competing in this prestigious pageant, which honors married women through-out the country and the charitable work that they perform. As a state title holder, she will now compete at the National Mrs. International 2010 pageant in Chicago, IL on July 17th, 2010. She spoke to the club about PURPLE PASSION 4 Alzheimer’s, an organization that seeks to raise funds and awareness of Alzheimer’s, with particular concern for the CAREGIVERS of Alzheimer’s patients.

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BI-LO offers way to help Mint Hill non-profits

From May 3 through June 12, members of the Mint Hill community can join BI-LO in supporting local non-profit.

Customers can make donations to BI-LO Charities’ fundraising efforts by adding $1 or more to their grocery bill. These donations stay in the Mint Hill community and help our neighbors who are in need.

Each local BI-LO location has identified a local charity to support with the funds raised. The BI-LO store located at 9108 Lawyers Road is raising funds for Mint Hill Lions Club.

“Our store teams are passionate about getting involved in the communities where they work and live. This commitment to our neighbors in need has always been part of BI-LO’s culture,” said BI-LO Charities Executive Director Carol Browning. Continue reading

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Haiti organization with local ties releases video

The Mint Hill Times wrote about the husband and wife team Allan and Gail Beisiegel, members of Blair Road United Methodist Church in Mint Hill, who were in Haiti on an annual mission trip when the earthquake struck last month. They worked with the St. Joesph Family, an organization which helps boys who live on the streets as well as kids with disabilities. Here’s the organization’s latest video: Then and Now.

St. Joseph Family: then & now from Miriam Sauls on Vimeo.

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Info session for nonprofits seeking county funds

An information session for nonprofit organizations interested in applying for County grant funding for fiscal year 2011 will take place Monday, February 15, 2010. Staff members from the Mecklenburg County Manager’s Office will host the free session from 10 a.m. to noon in room 267 of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center at 600 E. Fourth St., Charlotte. Continue reading

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