Charity/Community

Change Is Brewing For NC Beer Scene

Olde Mecklenburg, and NoDa breweries lead Craft Freedom campaign to change brewing laws CHARLOTTE, NC — Two of North Carolina’s most well-known craft breweries have joined forces to fight a state law that limits growth and stifles freedom of choice for consumers and small businesses. Initiated by The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery (OMB) and NoDa Brewing […]

CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT SETS NEW RECORD

Tournament benefits Make-A-Wish® Central & Western N.C. The Pitchin’ for Wishes Cornhole Tourney raised more than $199,000 for Make-A-Wish® Central & Western North Carolina Sept. 19 at Freedom Park. It also set the record for the largest Pitchin’ for Wishes in history, attracting 160 teams and 320 players and hundreds of spectators and cheerleaders. Organized […]

The Fillmore chosen for 2016 Queen City Brewers Festival

30 Charlotte-area breweries to be invited for event’s 5th anniversary  Charlotte, NC – The fifth annual Queen City Brewers Festival (QCBF), a craft beer tasting event that spotlights the Charlotte-area’s breweries and brewpubs, announced today The Fillmore Charlotte as its venue for the 2016 festival, taking place on Saturday, Feb. 6. QCBF serves as the annual […]

Political Parties: Needed, Effective, and Flawed

By Dale Schlundt George Washington was an individual that left behind many accomplishments, a number that hold true to his image and others that were exaggerated to varying degrees. Yet, one that few take note of is then President Washington’s message, that political parties have the potential to divide. A contemporary society should not judge […]

Pet Paradise Gives Back $15,000 Total to U.S. Nonprofits in Summer Campaign

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Pet Paradise Resort, a Jacksonville, FL., based pet boarding, day camp and grooming company, donates a total of $15,000 to four 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations through its 2nd annual Life is Short, Make a Splash giving back campaign. Pet Paradise held a Facebook contest this summer to encourage followers to vote for their […]

Ballantyne Village and American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Ballantyne Announce Long-Term Partnership

(Charlotte, NC) – (September 22, 2015) – The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Ballantyne has announced a long-term partnership with Ballantyne Village and its Village Cares program.  The partnership will feature the Ballantyne Relay at various events coordinated by Ballantyne Village to help increase awareness about Relay For Life and provide information to […]

Pee is Key to National Kidney Foundation’s Bold Awareness Campaign

New York, NY, June 9, 2015– The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) has launched a cheeky campaign to promote kidney health and motivate people to get their urine screened.   EverybodyPees is an irreverent, educational animated music video plus a website (www.everybodypees.org) that focuses on the places people pee. The number one goal of the campaign […]