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Academic Learning Center to Celebrate Education and Community

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   For over 20 years, the Academic Learning Center (ALC) has been providing free academic tutoring services to students working below grade level in reading and in math in Cabarrus County. They are hosting a first-ever event to celebrate the incredible work being done in our community, called β€œALES for ALC” and the entire community is invited! ALES for ALC Event πŸ“… May 2nd from 5pm to 7:30pm πŸ•°οΈ 5pm to 7:30pm (doors open at 4:30pm) πŸ“ Southern Strain Brewing Company, 165 Brumley Ave, Concord, NC 28025 The event is sponsored by Doug and Cheryl Kelling, Greater Charlotte...

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Friends of the Midland Library Fall Book Sale

The Friends of the Midland Library is hosting its annual fall book sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Veterans Day, Saturday, Nov. 11, to benefit the Midland library. This year’s fall book sale will beΒ at a new location, the Black-Phillips American Legion Post 433, 12975 Cabarrus Station Road in Midland.Β In addition to finding great books before the holidays, you can check out some of the amazing items the American Legion has. The Friends of the Midland Library will also honor all veterans with special commemorative coins, thanks to a grant from Friends of North Carolina Public Libraries.

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πŸ€— Drop Off a Warm Meal and Get More Than You Expect

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   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, and 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. β€œIt sure is nice to know you have a good meal on the way, especially when you feel...

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πŸ‘¦πŸ½πŸ‘¨ Empowering Youth, Transforming Lives

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cabarrus County (BBBS) has played an important role in our community since 2004, providing mentoring programs to children facing adversity. They have seen tremendous growth over the years, with 271 children served in 2023, up from 103 in 2015. Their goal for 2024 is to serve 300 children in Cabarrus County. BBBS creates and supports one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth. Their tailored mentoring programs include the High School Bigs program for elementary school students, the Beyond School...

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🍽️🌍 Beyond a Meal: Nourishing Hope and Dreams

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Lifeline Charlotte Centre, located within Gibson Mill in Concord, has been making a profound impact since its opening in January 2022. As a non-profit organization, Lifeline is dedicated to combating hunger by packaging highly nutritious, shelf-stable meals for hungry children both locally and across the globe. With a mission to provide not just meals but also hope and a chance for a better future, Lifeline invites people of all ages and abilities to join their cause. Lifeline goes above and beyond merely providing meals. The impact of their meals extends...

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