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Seniors enjoy annual Christmas lunch

By Michele Dotson  dotson.michele@minthilltimescom

At 8:30 am on Saturday, December 7, about 50 volunteers converged on Independence High School to prepare for the annual senior citizen Christmas lunch.

In just under two hours, 600 gift bags were prepared, 600 places were set for lunch, tables were decorated, food brought in, drinks prepared and prizes displayed.

Just before the opening remarks by emcee meteorologist Larry Sprinkle, organizer Mike Cochrane pulled some young volunteers aside for a little pep talk.

“Thank you all for coming out today,” says Cochrane. “There’s nothing better than giving of yourselves, your time and effort.” […]

By |December 14th, 2013|Around Town, Featured Posts, Good deeds|1 Comment

Korean Children’s Choir performs at KWVM

The Korean Children’s Choir performed at the Korean War Veterans Memorial on Fairview Road last Friday.  The choir is touring the United States and Canada, and stopped in Mint Hill July 27, the anniversary of the 1953 armistice.

“As you know the armistice was signed 59 years ago, and I trust there would be no more […]

By |August 3rd, 2012|Around Town|1 Comment

Korean War Veterans Memorial dedication set for late fall

[simple_slideshow] The dedication ceremony for the Korean War Veterans Memorial has been postponed.  Originally set for July 27 in honor of the 1953 armistice, the ceremony will be some time in November.  A final date has not yet been set; organizers are trying to plan around Veterans Day events.

Some festivities will take place as scheduled […]

By |July 19th, 2012|Around Town|0 Comments

Chamber preview & unveiling of Jack Bryan Memorial Bench

On May 3 – 11 am to 1 pm – NC Korean War Memorial at Mint Hill Park on Hwy 218.
The Mint Hill Chamber will unveil the Jack Bryan Memorial Bench to honor former MHCC President , Madness Committee Chair
and active civic leader. FREE BBQ  provided by the NC Korean War Memorial organization to thank […]

By |April 13th, 2012|Around Town|0 Comments

Pillars erected at KWV Memorial

 

 

Pillars were erected last Wednesday and Thursday at the NC Korean War Veterans Memorial at Mint Hill Park on Fairview.  The pillars are engraved with 789 names, each one a North Carolinian soldier missing in action from those three years of war.
The next phases of construction include installing a fountain in the center representing the taegeuk of South Korea’s flag, laying granite pavers, positioning four granite benches around the fountain, and planting encircling cherry trees.

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By |April 13th, 2012|Around Town|0 Comments