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CVAN’s Enduring Legacy in Cabarrus County

In Cabarrus County, the Cabarrus Victims Assistance Network (CVAN) has provided a support system for survivors of domestic violence since its establishment in 1982.

Grace Mynatt, owner of Ben Mynatt Family of Dealerships, showing off her mother's Red Cross pin

Mynatt Family Honored at Red Cross Event

Discover the Ben Mynatt Family of Dealerships: a leading female-owned business in Cabarrus County, committed to giving back to the community.
Academic Learning Center hosts ALES for ALC

Academic Learning Center to Celebrate Education and Community

The Academic Learning Center is hosting a first-ever event to celebrate the incredible work being done in our community, called “ALES for ALC” and the entire community is invited!
Mint To Be of the Carolinas Spring Gala

Mint To Be Empowers Motherhood

Mint To Be celebrates its five-year journey of empowerment and supporting mothers in need with “Blooming Together” Spring Gala.
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Steve’s Story: Finding Joy at the Senior Center

Our friends at Cabarrus County Parks and Active Living published this beautiful story in their newsletter about the impact Senior Centers have on our community.

CCM Is Transforming Lives in Cabarrus County

Established in 1981, Cooperative Christian Ministry (CCM) serves as a vital resource for individuals and families facing crisis in Cabarrus County, providing immediate assistance to those who are struggling in the areas of food, housing, or finances.
Carolina Tiny House Festival comes to the Charlotte Motor Speedway April 13-14

Redefining Home: Carolina Tiny House Festival

Whether you are a curious tiny house bystander, a passionate advocate, or a family seeking inspiration, there is something for everyone at the Carolina Tiny House Festival. Attendees can embark on tiny house tours, engage in thought-provoking conversations, and participate in educational workshops.
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Are You Ready for a Shuckin’ Good Time?

Shuckin’ for a Cause 2024, presented by Barcos Sports & Seafood and High Branch Brewing Co. promises to be an event to remember. This event is not just about enjoying delicious oysters and special High Branch beer; it’s about coming together to support a great cause, 1CAN.
Red Cross All American Celebration honors the Mynatt Family

Red Cross ‘All American Celebration’ to Honor Mynatt Family

The Southern Piedmont chapter of the Red Cross North Carolina region will host the 12th Annual ‘All-American Celebration’ on March 21st at the Great Wolf Lodge in Concord. This year, the ceremony will honor the Mynatt Family, owners and operators of the Ben Mynatt Family of Dealerships serving the Concord and Salisbury areas.
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Art in Mind: Blending Creativity and Mental Wellness

In a collaborative effort to blend art and mental health initiatives, the Cabarrus Arts Council and Mental Health America of Central Carolinas are set to host an inspiring event, Art in Mind, on February 29, 2024, at the Historic Cabarrus County Courthouse and the Davis Theater in downtown Concord.
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Fundraising BINGO Event Takes Place on March 15th

Fundraising BINGO Event taking place on March 15th features BBQ dinner, raffle baskets, a silent auction, and 10 rounds of BINGO to benefit local nonprofits, The Open Door House and First Responders 1st.
Spayghetti Dinner

Dinner Supports Animal Welfare in Cabarrus County

In Cabarrus County, the Humane Society of Concord & Greater Cabarrus County is a place of hope for animals in need. With a commitment to ending animal suffering, reducing overpopulation, and educating the public about responsible pet ownership, this organization plays a vital role in our local community.
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Pink on Purpose Galentine’s Event Benefits the Junior Charity League of Concord

Gather your girlfriend and enjoy an evening out to benefit the Junior Charity League of Concord for its 2nd Annual Galentine’s event which includes heavy hors d’oeuvres, local vendors, and a cash bar.
Casino Night

Casino Night Benefits Education Foundation

The Cabarrus County Education Foundation’s annual Game of Games Night takes participants on a nostalgic journey to the vibrant 80s era!
Martin Luther King Jr weekend celebration

A Weekend Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Celebrate the profound life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at a series of events that unite us in the spirit of unity and progress.
Ben Mynatt Children's Foundation award presentation

💝⛳ Community, Compassion, and Golf: The Ben Mynatt Children’s Foundation Classic

As the Ben Mynatt Children’s Foundation Classic embarks on its 23rd year, it continues to shine as a beacon of generosity and unwavering community support. During its existence, this annual event has contributed over $1,098,000 in cumulative giving to various children’s groups in our region.

🕯️ The Lantern Gala Illuminates Hope

In a world increasingly dominated by technology, the safety of our children online has become a pressing concern. Recognizing this need, Simon and Aletha Arkley founded The Lantern Project in 2020. With a mission to protect kids and empower parents, this nonprofit organization has become a beacon of hope in the fight against human trafficking and online exploitation.

🎄 Three-Day Event Kicks Off Holiday Season

In Cabarrus County, the Boys & Girls Club’s Festival of Trees has been a long-standing tradition that kicks off the holiday season in style, transforming the historic Hotel Concord into a winter wonderland filled with over 40 theme-decorated trees, dazzling lights, and the warmth of holiday cheer.

Concord Rotary Celebrates 100 Years of Service

The Concord Rotary Club celebrated its centennial birthday with a Gala Event on Oct 19th at the Hotel Concord with over 100 Rotarians, guests, and distinguished members gathering to honor and give tribute to Concord Rotary’s legacy.
CBC Fundraiser

CBC to Host “Ambulances for Ukraine” Fundraiser

CBC hosting for a fundraiser to raise $30,000 to provide 5 medical evacuation vehicles for medics in Ukraine.
The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary of Concord is collecting clothing

🤝🌟 Clothing Collection Drop-off Locations in Cabarrus County

The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary of Concord is collecting clothing for the Angel Tree and Silver Wings in October. New clothing items for children ages newborn to 12 and for seniors in our community are being requested.

🍲🥖🍰 Soup Sampling Is a Taste of Cabarrus!

Cabarrus Meals on Wheels’ Soup Sampling fundraiser benefits elderly and homebound residents of Cabarrus County.

🐎 🤗 Wings of Eagles Ranch Hosts a Dinner and Dancin’ Fundraiser

In the spirit of community and support, Wings of Eagles Ranch annually hosts a spectacular event, Dinner & Dancin’ in The Dirt, which is open to the public and promises an unforgettable evening of fun, food, and fundraising.

🎙️📝 New Podcast Interviews CW Head Blogger

CabCo Collective is a new podcast created by friends Amanda Wortman and Caitlin Fontaine who are both active in the community. They recently launched their new endeavor and interviewed our Head Blogger, Jamie Richardson, for their third episode.

🌟📸💃 Lights, Camera, Action! It’s Fashion Night

The Cabarrus Healthcare Foundation is hosting its 43rd Annual Foundation Fashion Night on Oct 25th.

🥏 Disc Golf Tournament Raises Funds for Foster Care Needs

Foster care ministry, Overflow419, is hosting a Disc Golf Tournament to raise funds for items such as car seats and beds that they keep in a storage unit for children who come into foster care.

👕👖🎒 JCL Seeks Volunteers for Clothing Room

A strong partnership has endured in our community between the Junior Charity League (JCL) and the local Cabarrus County and Kannapolis City Schools that ensures that as many students as possible get to experience new clothing for the school year.

🏠🌈🌟 Concord Dazzles with Lights Tour!

As the sun sets on warm September evenings, the streets of Downtown Concord will come alive with a burst of vibrant colors, inviting all to enjoy—the Colorful Lights Tour. Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday throughout the month, residents and visitors alike can explore Downtown Concord, connect with others, and learn more about the rich history of the area.

🎉🌍🤝 Celebrating Diversity, Unity, and Shared Traditions

Immerse yourself in cultures, flavors, and experiences at the 5th Annual Harrisburg MultiCultural Festival taking place on Sept 16th from 10am-2pm at Harrisburg Park.

🏢🤝 Downtown Nonprofit Center Fosters Growth

August 17th is National Nonprofit Day, So We’re Highlighting the New Nonprofit Center Located in Downtown Concord.

🌟 ⚾ Cannon Ballers Swing Big for a Special Cause

Starry Night is a full day of activities including a 5K, evening ballgame, silent auction, lantern ceremony, and fireworks! Saturday, August 19th is a big day at Atrium Health Ballpark as the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers offer a full lineup of activities to raise funds and awareness for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.

🍽️ ❤️ 🩺 Luncheon Benefits Community Free Clinic

The Community Free Clinic (CFC), Cabarrus County’s only free clinic, has an open invitation to the 23rd annual Festival of Tables fundraiser on Sept. 29th at McGill Baptist Church. Available for purchase in a silent auction are beautifully decorated tables promising an enjoyable and purposeful afternoon!

❤️ 🤍 💙 Cabarrus County Hosts National Night Out Events

National Night Out (NNO) events feature hands-on opportunities with first responders. Started in 1984 by the National Association of Town Watch, NNO is an opportunity for communities to come together and promote crime prevention, strengthen police-community relations, and foster neighborly interactions.

🏫 📐 Rotary Club Leads School Supply Drive

Concord Afton Sunset Rotary Club seeks support for their “School Tools” school supply drive. Now in their 6th year sponsoring the program, they emphasize that donations are needed early this year with our public schools starting on August 10th. The collection is from July 15th through August 7th.

🎁🧸 Share a Little Extra Joy This July

The Cabarrus Healthcare Foundation is gearing up for their 3rd annual ”Christmas in July” Toy Drive, benefiting the Jeff Gordon Children’s Center. This annual toy drive aims to replenish toys for children receiving care in pediatric settings.

PBS’ North Carolina Weekend Features Cabarrus County

Next on “North Carolina Weekend,” greetings from Cabarrus County. We’ll visit Cline’s Antiques, a jailhouse distillery and a brewery that honors service members.

🤗 Drop Off a Warm Meal and Get More Than You Expect

Cabarrus Meals on Wheels (Cabarrus MOW) is a nonprofit organization that provides a daily hot and nutritious meal to seniors and disabled individuals who are unable to shop for or prepare meals for themselves. They have become an essential part of the community, providing not only meals but also socialization, wellness checks, peace of mind for families. All of this allows seniors to live independently longer in their own homes – which is where they really want to be.