New flag donated to Levine Senior Center

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The Woodmen of the World of Matthews recently donated an American Flag to the Levine Senior Center during the three anniversary celebration of the center March 28. In the above picture, Fred Amann of Woodman of the World raises the flag as Leon Levine, Sandra Amann and Dahn Jenkins, executive director of the senior center, look on. Continue reading

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Kim Rhodarmer named Executive Director of Matthews HELP Center

picture-1Matthews HELP Center announced the addition of Kim Rhodarmer as Executive Director. Rhodarmer has more than 16 years of experience providing assistance to children and families in crisis through both CMS Schools as a School Social Worker at both Crown Point and Winterfield Elementary Schools, and prior to that as a Juvenile Court Counselor in Mecklenburg County North Carolina and Lexington County, S.C. She has been the recipient of numerous awards throughout her career, the most recent being the Employee Excellence Award through CMS in May 2008.
From the press release:

As the new Executive Director, she is a welcomed addition to our staff and volunteers as she brings a fresh perspective to increase assistance to people in our area and establish new partnerships. Kim has the dedication, commitment, and motivation to propel this organization to a new level of service for the Matthews community. Continue reading

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Mint Hill Masonic Lodge celebrates 40 years

Mint Hill Masonic Lodge (#742) celebrated its 40th anniversary two weeks ago. The Lodge has steadily grown over the 40 years from 109 charter members in 1969 to 454 present members. In the pictures:

The cake that Lodge Chef Bob Bryant made for the occasion.[singlepic id=793 w=320 h=240 float=center]

Don Wilson(MOC) introducing the Master of the Lodge, John Trail.[singlepic id=791 w=320 h=240 float=center] Continue reading

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Great prizes offered for tomorrow’s third annual Mint Hill Chili Cook-Off

The Town of Mint Hill will be sponsoring its third annual Chili Cook-Off on Wednesday, February 18 to support the Arts & Science Council’s Annual Fund Drive.  The event will take place in the John M. McEwen Assembly Room, Mint Hill Town Hall from 11:30 am to 2 pm.[singlepic=664,320,240,,right] ASC provides direct investments and services to arts, science and history/heritage organizations in Mint Hill and throughout Mecklenburg County.The public is invited to enter their chili, and all entries will be judged by a special-guest chef.  The cost is $5 to taste and vote for a favorite bowl.  There is no fee to enter your chili.  Attendees may also purchase full bowls-to-go for $3 each. The town has also scured several great prizes including tickets to Discovery Place, The Levine Museum of the South, the Charlotte History Museum and the Charlotte Children’s Choir. Please contact Robin Edwards or Michelle Farrar at Town Hall at 704-545-9726 for more information.

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