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MHA Creates More Access to Mental Health Care

By Brenda Porter-Rockwell Walk into the office suite on Charlotte’s Latrobe Drive and you’re greeted with large windows, comfy seating and soothing wall colors. While this could be the setup for any business, Mental Health America of Central Carolinas (MHA) wants visitors to feel like they’re being enveloped in a caring and welcoming environment to deal with mental health matters.…
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Artificial Intelligence Has Gone Too Far!

My recent purchase of a washer and dryer has completely unnerved me. Right now, I have zero confidence in the simple ability to wash my clothes and get them clean. Here’s the problem. These two inanimate objects want to decide (for me) how to wash and dry my clothes, and I don’t like it – at all.…
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Tommy Nichols Promotes Filmmaking and Digital Literacy in Charlotte

By Brenda Porter-Rockwell The founder of the Charlotte Black Film Festival, Tommy Nichols, is not only passionate about the films, he’s also on a mission to advance job creation in Charlotte using digital technology education and training in film production. Nichols says he’s dedicated to “creating empowering platforms for dope people to do amazing things.”…
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A Natural Beauty

Miss Charlotte USA reigns as her compassionate, authentic self By Angela Lindsay Miss Charlotte USA 2023 Jarin Simmons isn’t your typical beauty queen. She’s something more. The 22-year-old Charlotte native has already overcome life-altering obstacles and shattered previously long-held norms of professional competition.…
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FYI NEWS & NOTES • Rosy Crumpton Named to NSBA Leadership Council

Rosy Crumpton an integrative Health Coach at Sophrosyne Wellness  in Mint Hill, was recently named to the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council. NSBA is the nation’s oldest small-business advocacy organization and operates on a staunchly   basis. The NSBA Council also provides valuable networking between small-business advocates from across the country while ensuring small businesses a seat at the table as Congress and regulators take up key small-business proposals.…
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A Pearl in the Community

The innovative partnership between Atrium Health and Wake Forest School of Medicine in Charlotte By Eugene A. Woods, President and CEO of Atrium Health When Atrium Health began its strategic collaboration in 2019 with Wake Forest Baptist Health (now known as Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist), headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, a new vision for the future of health care, medical education, innovation and research in the region was born.…