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Cheerwine Festival returns to Salisbury and makes a big splash

The festival, which is a big boost for local businesses, celebrates the beloved drink crafted in Salisbury SALISBURY, N.C. — It’s back! the annual Cheerwine Festival returned to downtown Salisbury on Saturday, welcoming revelers from across the Carolinas and beyond. It’s no secret that Cheerwine is a staple beverage for the Carolinas — it’s crafted right in Salisbury, making fountain drink fanatics happy since 1917.…
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The 2024 ANPA Carolinas Annual Symposium

The 2024 ANPA Carolinas Annual Symposium brought together physicians of all practices – family practitioners, nephrologists, cardiologists, gynecologists, pediatricians, endocrinologists,gastroenterologists, neurologists, dentists and many others for a day of activities and educational sessions. At this year’s event, we were able to raise $89,000 to fund college scholarships and provide care for 630 patients for a year at the HeartBright Cardiac Resource Center in Charlotte.…
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SPECTRUM AWARDS $45,000 SPECTRUM DIGITAL EDUCATION GRANT TOURBAN LEAGUE OF CENTRAL CAROLINAS

Funds Support Urban Digital Literacy Lift Program CHARLOTTE, NC – (May 14, 2024) – Spectrum today announced Urban League of Central Carolinas has received a $45,000 Spectrum Digital Education grant for the Urban Digital Literacy Lift program. Funding will support workforce development programs designed to help participants enter and advance in the workplace through Digital Literacy curriculums focused on computer and online training.…
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Public-private partners unveil historic access to capital opportunity forCharlotte’s small businesses.A new $40 million fund aims to invest in

A new $40 million fund aims to invest in 2,000+ local businesses over the next four years with afocus on bolstering underserved small businesses in Charlotte, including minority- and womenownedsmall businesses. Catalytic funding comes from Ally Charitable Foundation, AtriumHealth, Bank of America, City of Charlotte and Truist.Charlotte,…
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U.S. Bank Foundation Distributes $450,000 in Opportunity Fund Grants to Nonprofits Serving Charlotte

MINNEAPOLIS (May 13, 2024) – The U.S. Bank Foundation announced today that it has distributed more than $450,000 in Opportunity Fund grants to nonprofit organizations serving the Charlotte area. A five-year, $75 million financial commitment, the U.S. Bank Foundation Opportunity Fund supports organizations working to increase wealth-building opportunities for underserved communities, including low- to moderate-income communities, rural communities and communities of color.…
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Q&A with Cathy Bessant President and CEO of Foundation For The Carolinas

Q&A with Cathy Bessant, President and CEO of Foundation For The Carolinas By Dee Dixon Pride Magazine publisher Dee Dixon asked Cathy Bessant, president and CEO of Foundation For The Carolinas some pointed questions about what it’s like to lead such a powerful philanthropic nonprofit community foundation that serves multiple counties in North and South Carolina.…
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ATTENTION SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS

Advertising Opportunity in Pride Magazine’s November “Living with Pride” Issue LEVEL UP YOUR BUSINESS WITH OUR PRINT + DIGITAL ALL-INCLUSIVE SMALL BIZ PACKAGE! For Just $750, Your Package Includes: Small, business card size print ad designed by PrideDigital profile created and posted on Pride’s website and social media channelsDigital profile eblasted to Pride’s database Click HERE for sample print ad and digital profile What You’ll Provide: Bio – 300 word description Headshot or photo – high res, 300 dpi Company name, logo, website, address, phone number Space Reservation Deadline: Sept.…
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Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy Names New CEO

Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy announced Toussaint Romain as its new Chief Executive Officer. Dedicated to providing legal representation to those who are unable to afford it, and advocating for policies that increase economic opportunity and mobility for the Charlotte community, Romain’s experience, leadership and passion for justice will serve the Advocacy Center well as it enters a new chapter of impact and growth.…
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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.…