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GO BEHIND THE SCENES OF CHARLOTTE SIGNS EXHIBIT WITH CREATOR AND CHARLOTTE NATIVE CHRISTOPHER LAWING

Exhibit features iconic signs from The Penguin, Eastland Mall, JFG Coffee and more CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 9, 2022 – Meet photographer and exhibit creator Christopher Lawing on Saturday, Aug. 27, during a book talk at The Charlotte Museum of History. Attendees can explore Lawing’s “Charlotte: Signs of Home” exhibit now on display at the museum and get a signed copy of his book, “Charlotte: The Signs of the Times.”…
Business

Charlotte Program Advocates for Small and Minority Businesses

By Steven Coker, program manager of Charlotte Business Inclusion Program The city of Charlotte spends millions of dollars annually on contracts for goods and services. During the past two years the city has increased the number of minority business enterprises certified to compete for city contracts and increased the amount of money the city spends on these businesses.…
music

Dennis Reed mentors and motivates young musicians

By Sherita Pryer Charlotte musician Dennis Reed helps young people dream about where they want to go in life and encourages them to work hard to get there. Reed, who attended Northwest School of the Arts and earned a bachelor’s degree in music business from Catawba College, created Inspire the Fire (ITF) when he was 17 to help young people, ages 10 to 19, succeed.…
Business

This Family
Means Business

By Sasha Manley The average person will spend over 90,000 hours working in their lifetime, according to LinkedIn.com. These hours make up about one-third of your life. With so much of our careers dedicated to this time, surrounding yourself with an authentic family dynamic can mean better commitments, security, pride, trust and mutual long-term visions.  …
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WGU North Carolina Announces 5th Anniversary Scholarships

Five scholarships worth $10,000 each to be awarded Durham, N.C. (July 12, 2022) – WGU North Carolina, an affiliate of the national online nonprofit Western Governors University, was officially launched Oct. 5, 2017, at a press conference at the North Carolina State Capitol.…