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Belk raises money for Birthday Blessings

On Thursday, October 15, more than 150 Belk employees came together at its Charlotte corporate headquarters to celebrate the first anniversary of the company’s Women’s Leadership Network.  The event kicked off a corporate collection drive to benefit the programs of Birthday Blessings, a Mint Hill-based nonprofit that brings birthday joy and support to homeless children.  Belk and its employees donated a total of $2,500 in financial and product donations.

John and Amy Cervantes, Birthday Blessings co-founders, were recognized at the event for their volunteer efforts on behalf of homeless children and families.  John gave a brief presentation about the organization, and volunteers were on hand after the event to provide additional information and answer questions.

“We are truly overwhelmed by the generosity of Belk and its employees,” said Birthday Blessings volunteer executive director and co-founder, Amy Cervantes. […]

By |November 22nd, 2009|Non-profit|1 Comment

Saturday was a bazaar day in Mint Hill and Matthews


Both Philadelphia Presbyterian Church and Levine Senior Center hosted bazaars on Saturday. The church bazaar was the 39th for the women of Philadelphia Presbyterian Church according to Susan Griffin. In addition to the bazaar, there was a breakfast,  chicken pot pie dinner, silent auction, and a yard sale on the front lawn of the church. The Levine Senior Center was taken over Saturday by the bazaar as cars overflowed the parking lot. They even had to have valet parking at one point. Books, quilts, crafts, raffles and baked goods were just some of the offerings during the day. Click the link below for photos of the Philadelphia Presbyterian Church bazaar. […]

By |November 9th, 2009|Good deeds, Non-profit|0 Comments

SLIDESHOW: Fatman Fabrications hosts annual auto show in Mint Hill


If you are new to the area, you may not know much about Fatman Fabrications in Mint Hill. The hot rod fabrications company held its annual auto show/gathering/concert today on the company’s grounds near The Park on Fairview. Founder and President Brent VanDervort started the hot rod fabrications business in 1985 and has since built […]

By |October 29th, 2009|Transportation|0 Comments

Next week’s meeting canceled; meeting with American Asset scheduled

Next week’s Board of Commissioners meeting has been canceled because of lack of business. Also,  town officials will meet with representatives of American Asset Corporation on October 28 at 7 pm to continue the public hearing, discussion and decision on Special Use Permit #09-4, a special use permit for the mixed use development on the […]

By |October 16th, 2009|Development, Town Hall|0 Comments