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⚾🏅 Cannon Ballers GM Holds Olympic-Themed Fundraiser

Matt Millward, the GM of the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers, is heading to Paris to cheer on Team USA in the Olympics while raising funds for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. Last year, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers were awarded the 2023 Best Community Promotion or Event award at the MLB MiLB Fall Meetings in Las Vegas, for their Starry Night promotion event. Millward came up with the idea while attending a different event and it has become a significant date on the Cannon Ballers calendar for the past several years. Through that event, in collaboration with the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation,...

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Mint To Be Empowers Motherhood

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Mint To Be celebrates its five-year journey of empowerment and supporting mothers in need with “Blooming Together” Spring Gala. Blooming Together Spring Gala 📅 May 18th from 6-10pm 📍 The Kettle Room at Cabarrus Brewing Company, 325 McGill Ave NW, Concord, NC 28027 Website | Facebook | Instagram Motherhood is a journey filled with love, joy, and challenges. For many women, the transition into parenthood can be overwhelming, especially without proper support systems in place. Recognizing this need, Mint to Be of the Carolinas was created to offer...

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Are You Ready for a Shuckin’ Good Time?

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Shuckin’ for a Cause 2024, presented by Barcos Sports & Seafood and High Branch Brewing Co. promises to be an event to remember. 📅 March 24th from 1pm until 5pm 📍Barcos Sports & Seafood in collaboration with High Branch Brewing Co | Gibson Mill Market, 305 McGill Ave NW Bldg. 200, Concord, NC 28027 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. Barcos Sports & Seafood will be serving up their (soon-to-be-famous) Seafood Chowder and mouthwatering...

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Afton Village Pub Crawl: Painting the Town Green for a Cause!

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Benefits the Boys & Girls Club of Cabarrus County. 📅 March 16th starting at 1:30pm 📍 Afton Village; The Wine Room, 5401 Village Dr. NW, Concord, NC 28027 🎟️ Tickets are $15 in advance; $20 at the door. Note this is a cashless event. Get ready to paint the town green this St. Patrick’s Day weekend with the Afton Pub Crawl. The Afton Village streets will come alive as participants gather for an afternoon of fun, community, and fundraising, all in support of the Boys & Girls Club of Cabarrus County. Organized by...

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Art in Mind: Blending Creativity and Mental Wellness

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Hosted by the Cabarrus Arts Council and Mental Health America, Art in Mind blends art and mental health initiatives. 📅 Feb 29th from 6:30-9pm 📍 Cabarrus Arts Council, 65 Union St S, Concord, NC 28025 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. This unique celebration aims to support local artistry while...

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Fundraising BINGO Event Takes Place on March 15th

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   BBQ dinner, raffle baskets, a silent auction, and 10 rounds of BINGO will benefit local nonprofits. 📅 March 15 from 6–8:30pm 📍 Gathering on Main; Venture Church, 4245 Main Street, Harrisburg, NC 28075 🎟️ Tickets are $30 in advance; limited number at the door for $40 Mark your calendars for March 15th as The Open Door House and First Responders 1st come together for a night of fun, food, and fundraising. The BINGO event promises an evening of excitement with ten rounds of BINGO, a delicious barbecue dinner, raffle baskets, a silent auction featuring gifts...

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Dinner Supports Animal Welfare in Cabarrus County

📅 Saturday, March 2nd from 5–9pm 📍The Kettle Room, 329 McGill Ave NW, Concord, NC 28027 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. The Humane Society of Concord & Greater Cabarrus County’s Mission The Humane Society of Concord & Greater Cabarrus County is on a mission to create awareness, control animal population through...

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Casino Night Benefits Education Foundation

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   The CCEF’s Game of Games Night Has a Totally RAD 80s Theme This Year! 📅 Feb 24th at 7pm 📍 Kettle Room Events Center at Gibson Mill 325 McGill Ave NW, Concord, NC 28027 The Cabarrus County Education Foundation’s (CCEF’s) annual Game of Games Night takes participants on a nostalgic journey to the vibrant 80s era 🎉🌟. The night features casino games, entertainment, and refreshments, creating an atmosphere of nostalgia, philanthropy, and fun 🎲🎶. The CCEF empowers students in Cabarrus County Schools with the tools and opportunities needed to excel academically...

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CBC to Host “Ambulances for Ukraine” Fundraiser

Partner Content 📅 Saturday, Nov 4th, 1–6pm 📍 Cabarrus Brewing Company, 329 McGill Ave NW, Concord, NC 28027 Cabarrus Brewing Company (CBC) is partnering with Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA) and Blue Team International for this event. CBC is hosting a fundraiser to raise $30,000 to provide five (5) medical evacuation vehicles for medics in Ukraine. The high-mobility trucks would go to the hardest-hit areas of the war and enable emergency personnel to reach tough-terrain areas. There is currently a lack of ambulances with these capabilities – like long beds and first aid supplies...

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🌟 Local Stars “Step Out” for the Arts 💃🕺

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   📅 Saturday, November 4, 2023 📍 Davis Theatre, 65 Union Street South, Concord, NC 28026 When the Cabarrus Arts Council launched “Dancing for the Arts” in 2015, it was a bold idea aimed at raising funds for the arts while providing a platform for local stars to shine. This unique fundraising event, often compared to the popular show “Dancing with the Stars,” pairs local stars with professional dancers, all vying for the grand prize. Fast forward to 2023, and the event continues to dazzle audiences, promote community engagement, and...

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🍲🥖🍰 Soup Sampling Is a Taste of Cabarrus!

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Cabarrus Meals on Wheels’ Soup Sampling fundraiser benefits elderly and homebound residents. 📅 Oct 29th from 11:30am to 1:30pm 📍 City Club at Gibson Mill, 325 McGill Ave. NW, Concord This tasty fundraiser, now in its 18th year, warms both the tummy and the heart as it pairs the opportunity to sample soups from some of Cabarrus’ favorite restaurants with the goal of raising funds to support the elderly and homebound in our community. This organization is dedicated to a beautiful mission: providing a hot meal and a warm hello to the elderly and homebound...

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

Kick up your heels at Dinner & Dancin’ in The Dirt on Oct 21st. Wings of Eagles Ranch (Concord) 📍4800 Faith Trails, Concord, NC 28025 Website | Facebook | Instagram Nestled amidst the rolling hills and serene landscapes of Concord, Wings of Eagles Ranch inspires healing for adults and children with special needs, at-risk communities, and our local veterans. This non-profit Therapeutic Horseback Riding and Outdoor Adventure Center has been making a profound impact on the lives of those it serves. In the spirit of community and support, Wings of Eagles Ranch annually hosts a spectacular...

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

The Cabarrus Healthcare Foundation is hosting its 43rd Annual Foundation Fashion Night on Oct 25th. This year’s theme is a Broadway, New York themed runway with local models, stores, and restaurants all coming together for one passion, Atrium Health Cabarrus Hospital. The Foundation is always excited to have a crowd favorite “Carolina Style Guy” Hade Robinson, Jr. who will host the show featuring the 40 models who will be sporting fashions from local clothing stores and boutiques. Community-minded co-chairs, Lindsey Wilkinson and Jennifer Tadlock, have taken the lead in supporting this high-fashion...

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🍽️ ❤️ 🩺 Luncheon Benefits Community Free Clinic

Available for purchase in a silent auction are beautifully decorated tables promising an enjoyable and purposeful afternoon! 📍 McGill Baptist Church | 5300 Poplar Tent Rd, Concord, NC 28027 Website | Facebook | Instagram 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. 🍽️ The luncheon brings together community members, local sponsors, and donors to support a worthy cause—providing vital healthcare and medications to those in need. For almost three decades, the...

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Papa Capp’s Open Mic/Open Stage Variety Show

Join Papa Capp as he hosts Papa Capp’s Open Stage/Open Mic Variety show on 3/21 at Old Courthouse Theatre’s Black Box Theatre. Bring the family out to watch the show (or share your talent onstage) from 7:30-8:45. From 9:00-10:15 Papa Capp will kick it up to Black Box After Dark (more mature themes permissible). Watch or participate! Acts may include dance, karaoke, original songs (guitars, electric keyboard and mics are provided), stand-up comedy, improv, poetry, story telling, juggling, acrobatics, monologues, performance art, drag, burlesque, musical reviews, thought provoking interviews...

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☘️🎳 Any “Spare” Time for a Great Cause?

💚 🖤 Are you looking for a great opportunity to support mentoring and empowering children to reach their potential? This is a great fundraiser for your work family, church, or friend group to get involved and support Big Brothers Big Sisters in Cabarrus County! Bowl for Kids’ Sake is the perfect way for individuals to make an impact while also having fun! BBBS asks that each bowler set a goal to raise $150 or their team raises $1,000. (Minimum $50 per bowler) as part of the Challenge. *Bowlers representing our School Challenge are asked to raise a minimum of $150 per team. Teams are made up...

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Spring Fling Benefiting Hospice & Palliative Care of Cabarrus County

Enjoy a night filled with food, fun, and friends all to benefit Hospice & Palliative Care of Cabarrus County. Spring Fling will take place Saturday, March 25 at City Club at Gibson Mill. Attendees will have dinner from The Smoke Pit, bid on the chance to win some great auction prizes, and enjoy the music of fan-favorite band “too MUCH SyLviA.” All sponsorships and ticket purchases benefit the programs and services of Hospice & Palliative Care of Cabarrus County and the patients and families in our care. For more than 35 years, our organization has been providing expert, personalized...

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