Mint Hill Chamber welcomes Casa Tia Emma with ribbon cutting ceremony

Emma Santana-D'Andrea owner cutting the ribbon. (Ed Berti)
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Just prior to the ribbon cutting. (Ed Berti)
The crowd from the Mint Hill Chamber gathers together. (Ed Berti)

The Mint Hill Chamber of Commerce welcomes Casa Tia Emma a nonprofit 501(c)(3) girls youth community center that recently opened in Mint Hill. The founders are dedicated to this endeavor while seeking to make a difference by putting these young ladies on the path to success in our society.

The goal of the program is to assist young teenage girls between the ages of 13-18 to become better prepared for the world ahead of them as they enter into adulthood. They become involved in community service, the organization encourages good study habits, a concentration on academics, independence, leadership while developing growth in their student’s maturity to become more confident and productive citizens and young woman.

They will also focus on individual students’ personal goals, teaching life learning skills, etiquette, and making well-informed decisions that could impact the lives of these young ladies.

There are field trips, volunteer opportunities, and many other activities planned to make a positive impact on their young lives.

For more information, please contact Emma Santana-D’Andrea at 704-996-7964, or go to their website at Their location is 717 Matthews Mint Hill Road, Mint Hill, NC 28227.

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Ed is retired and remains active as a freelance writer, local journalist and independent contractor. He is engaged in print and electronic media writing stories covering business, sports, hometown news and veteran's affairs including articles of interest to various media outlets. Ed is a graduate of Wagner College where he earned an MBA and holds a BBA from Pace University.
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