Happenings Calendar

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November 1-30: 6th Annual Veterans Day Cell Phone Drive

Please join Mark Antonich of Ameriprise Financial for their 6th Annual Veterans Day Cell Phone Drive for Cell Phones for Soldiers. 

In honor of our past and present Veterans, please donate gently-used cell phones at Ameriprise Financial located at 8832 Blakeney Professional Drive, Suite 302, Charlotte NC 28277.  The drive will run from 11/1/16 to 11/30/16.  For more details, please visit markantonich.com.

Cell Phones for Soldiers is a national non-profit organization that collects and recycles used wireless phones.

With the proceeds from the recycling, the organization purchases prepaid phone cards for military families and has provided more than 220 million minutes of free talk time by sending more than 3 million calling cards to servicemen and women and recycling more than 11.7 million cell phones, reducing the impact on landfills..

November 11:  Annual Silver Brush Art Show and Sale

The 2016 Annual Silver Brush Art Show and Sale will be held on November 11from 5PM to 9PM and on November 12 from 10AM to 4PM.  This event is open to the public and has grown so it is being held at a new location: Southern Garden Events, 9101 Monroe Rd, Suite 120 in Charlotte, NC 28270.

Donations from this year’s event will benefit the Matthews Free Medical Clinic that provides free, quality healthcare to low income, uninsured patients of Matthews and surrounding areas in Mecklenburg and Union Counties.  The Silver Brush Art Society has donated almost $50,000 from previous events.

The Silver Brush Art Society consists of eight of the finest area artists that come together each year for this benefit.  Each artist has a distinctive, unique style and will be presenting some of their exciting new art work.  All major mediums and a variety of subjects are represented.  The artists are Prudy Weaver, Sandy Wilkinson, Cynthia Howard, Max McLeod, Julie Johnson, Sharon Furner, Susan Lackey, and Alex Pieterson.

We encourage you to join us in supporting the community and the arts.  Our heartfelt thanks go to our host and sponsor, F. Lee Weaver, Attorney at The Budd Law Group.

November 14-18:  Philadelphia Presbyterian Church and Transitional Kindergarten Book Fair

You are invited to a Bookaneer Book Fair.  Come join the fun the week of November 14-18. The Scholastic Book Fair will be open Monday – Friday from 8:30am-9:00am, and 1:00pm-1:30pm.  The congregation and visitors are welcome to shop on Sunday, November 20th from 8:30am-10:30am, and 11:30am- 12:00 noon.  Philadelphia Presbyterian Church is located at 11501 Bain School Road in Mint Hill.  For more information call the preschool office a 704-545-3439 x122.

December 8-11: Mint Hill Historical Society Christmas Tea

Celebrate the season at the annual Christmas Tea in the Carl J McEwen Historic Village.  Tea, Treats, and Holiday Cheer in the 100 year old Ashcraft one room schoolhouse.  From 2pm to 6pm.  Tickets are $20.  For reservations call 704-573-0726

November 10: Monthly Member Luncheon

Event Starts: Thu, Nov 10th, 2016 11:30 am

Monthly Member Luncheon – Jimmies Restaurant (7024 Brighton Park Dr, Mint Hill)
RSVP Required, Guests Welcome

Abbreviated menu will be offered (approximately $10-$13) Speaker: Wendell Long, Affordable Home Provider

Topic: “Come learn how to earn higher rates of return on your investment and retirement funds, safely and securely, while growing our local economy. “Wendell Long is a fourth-generation Mint Hill native, and has been leading an investment group out of the Mint Hill area for over a decade.

Wendell and his team have continued to grow through economic ups and downs, and provide an investment option for people who want higher rates of returns, diversity in their investments, and to be able to take back control of their funds through investing in tangible, local real estate and our local economy.

November 15:  Free Paper Shredding

Free paper shredding event from 8am-12pm, or until shredding trucks are full.  Located at Land Use & Environmental Services Agency 2145 Suttle Ave, Charlotte, NC 28208.  This event is for Mecklenburg County residents only.  Residents are limited to the equivalent of three banker boxes worth of paper to be shredded.

November 15:  Mint Hill Medical Office Building Ribbon Cutting

Event Starts: Tue, Nov 15th, 2016 10:00 am. Novant Health invites chamber members and the community to celebrate the grand opening of the Mint Hill Medical Office Building on Tuesday, November 15th from 10 am to 12 noon at 8110 Healthcare Loop, Charlotte (corner of Hwy 24/27 & 485).

Appetizers will be provided by Daphne’s Bakery, and Novant’s community cruiser will be on site offering flu shots. The Mint Hill Medical Office Building will feature Mint Hill OB/GYN, Lakeside Pediatrics and Lakeside Family Physicians.

The community will have the opportunity to meet Drs. Chris Chandler, Ava Hudson and Erica Berger.

December 1: Christmas Tree Lighting

Join us for the Town’s Annual Tree Lighting at Mint Hill Town Hall on December 1, 2016 at 7:00pm.  Santa will be present to hear how wonderful the children have been and make note of their Christmas lists.  We will also have hot chocolate and delicious cookies for all to enjoy.  We look forward to seeing you at this cherished event.

December 3: Jingle All the Way 5K Walk/Run

Bring in the holidays while benefiting the Mint Hill Police Volunteer and Explorer Programs.  The first annual Jingle All the Way 5K Run/Walk hosted by the Mint Hill Police Department will be held on Saturday, December 3rd at 9:00am at the Mint Hill Veterans Memorial Park, 8850 Fairview Rd. Mint Hill.

Come run/walk dressed as Santa or one of the many helpers.  This is an opportunity for you to tie jingle bells to your sneakers and show off that ugly Christmas sweater.

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