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Monthly Archives: October 2010

Carve a pumpkin, help a kid

Carve a pumpkin, help a kid

People will gather Uptown three days before Halloween to watch a pumpkin carving competition while raising money for Levine Children’s Hospital. Judges will peruse each carving starting at 6 p.m…. Read more »

County to hold safe Halloween events

County to hold safe Halloween events

Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation will hold a number of Halloween and fall events in the next few weeks. They are: • Nature at Night Fest at McDowell Nature Center, 15222… Read more »

HGTV still looks for Charlotte homeowners

HGTV still looks for Charlotte homeowners

The HGTV network still needs first-time home sellers in the Charlotte area for its “My First Sale” television series. The show focuses on first-time home sellers and their experiences in… Read more »

Free training during Respiratory Care Week

Free training during Respiratory Care Week

People can get free training on the proper use of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure machines the last week of October at Griffin Home Health Care in south Charlotte. Doctors most… Read more »

E-Bay class comes to south Charlotte seniors

E-Bay class comes to south Charlotte seniors

Interested in becoming an E-Bay entrepreneur? The Southminster Retirement Community, 8919 Park Road, is hosting a class in three sessions on Nov. 1, 3 and 5. The classes, each held… Read more »

Cell phones needed for soldiers

Cell phones needed for soldiers

People can donate unused cell phones in Ballantyne for soldiers serving overseas. Cell Phones for Soldiers organizers, including local partner Mark Antonich of Ameriprise Financial, hope to collect more than… Read more »

Festival offers free speech, hearing screenings

Festival offers free speech, hearing screenings

Parents can get free speech and hearing screenings for their children Nov. 6 during a Fall Fun Fest at Park Road Park, 6220 Park Road. The festival will feature a… Read more »

Scouts to help retire flags

Scouts to help retire flags

Members of local Cub Scout packs and Boy Scout troops are collecting worn and tattered United States flags for a flag retirement ceremony scheduled for Veterans Day. People can give… Read more »

SouthPark preparing for holiday event

SouthPark preparing for holiday event

Preparation is already under way for the Nov. 19 Christmas tree-lighting celebration at SouthPark’s Symphony Park. The celebration, from 5 to 9 p.m., will include live entertainment, holiday music, children’s… Read more »

Local company gets national honor

Local company gets national honor

Dynacast, which has headquarters at 14045 Ballantyne Corporate Place, received an Excellence Award from the Proctor & Gamble Co. last week. The company honored Dynacast for performing consistently at high… Read more »

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