The Charlotte Observer from Charlotte, North Carolina on April 26, 2009 · 164
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The Charlotte Observer from Charlotte, North Carolina · 164

Charlotte, North Carolina
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"t It's Hard 71) Stop A Thane: ' " or7 t 414"' It's Hard 71) St( Zip Thar tont Obscruer Humans welcome to fundraiser for animals 'Sunday Fun Day' on May 3 is full of fun activities the rescue really needs your help CORNELIUS LISA DAIDONE Help abandoned dogs and puppfes and have an enter-taming end to your week: Head to the Palmer Building 2601 E 7th St Charlotte between 11 am and 6 pm next Sunday for North Mecklenburg Animal Rescue's "Sunday Fun Day" fundraiser - The whole family is invited (Sorry only people not dogs will be admitted) Your $5 donation will get you a soft drink or even beer or wine You can check out the art and handcrafts show and the silent auction both are great for finding Mother's Day presents (If you can't go you can still bid on the items at the NMAR Web site) There will be lots of family activities: a bounce house face painting balloon animals a petting zoo demonstrations of agility dog training games raffles and contests with prizes a disc jockey food and drinks and the best part adoptable puppies North Mecklenburg Animal Rescue routinely takes in and then finds homes for dogs and puppies that no one else seems to want NMAR needs your help Last year it had several problems that almost forced it to close The final crisis was flooding from the rains from Hurricane Ike The kennels were almost destroyed and the state declared the rescue had to move its location School Notes The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education has moved its April 28 public hearing on the proposed 2009-10 operating budget The hearing will now be in the meeting chambers of the Government Center (600 E Fourth St) It was originally scheduled for room 267 of the Government Center but was moved to accommodate members of the public who may attend the meeting The board also will hold its final budget work session during that meeting That final session was scheduled for April 29 but will now take place during the April 28 meeting Details: 980-343-1081 CMS elementary schools are holding Beginners Days throughout April and May During the events which are open to rising kindergartners and their families families tour the school and meet staff members Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will open on Aug 25 Students must be 5 years old on or before Aug 31 to begin kindergarten Parents may register their children for kindergarten at any time but early registration helps schools plan for an accurate number of new students Details: 980-343-5335 Two local students have been named semi-finalists in the 2009 huggable Heroes program which was launched by the Build-ABear Workshop to recognize young people making a difference in their communities or worldwide Olivia Stinson a student at Mallard Creek High School started the PEN Pals Book Club and Support Group for Children of Incarcerated Parents This group works to combat illiteracy among children of incarcerated parents and also provides cultural social and community service project opportunities Tara-Nicole Azarian a student at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts is being recognized for founding Tara's Teddys a project to bring toys to children who are victims of Hurricane Katrina and under e : 1 10 --00''"'"' - k I " 1 'I r airk-Ai -wow- a -0:0 1 e kis i A 4 $ - 1 t 1: kkg -'1-f t 77 N A ' 7e'''4) 01 ' ' : ' ' lk': i -' 4141 ‘ ''''' ii011 k ' 0"4' rt' 4 41VC i ' of ':' 1 - - Lisa Daidone shows her new puppy Daisy adopted through North Mecklenburg Animal Rescue The rescue organization needs donations to stay open Adoptions and donations have slowed since then and the number of dogs in desperate situations has increased A successful fundraiser is very important for NMAR to continue If you can't donate but want to help e-mail your I2-digit Food Lion MVP card number to NMAR The rescue will get a percentage of what you spend every time you shop You'll be donating when you buy groceries We've welcomed Daisy I don't just write about how wonderful NMAR is I also support it In February my husband and I went to Petco in Huntersville to buy ferret treats Outside NMAR volunteers offered two puppies for adoption I picked one up and hugged her My husband said "Why don't we take her home?" That night I filled out an privileged children in North Carolina The finalists will be narrowed down in May to determine the 12 Huggable Heroes who will each receive $10000 ($7500 in the form of an educational scholarship and $2500 to the charity of their choice) Details: 314-727-5700 ext 110 The Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Upsilon Mu Chapter) at Cabarrus College of Health Sciences inducted 10 new members during a ceremony on March 18 New undergraduate members include Sherri Goss and Deanne West New community nurse leaders inducted as members include Lindsay Belden Suzanne Fun Shuna Harper Erin Houser Mary Anne Nolan Angela Race Margaret Saunders and Lisa Tardo-Green Membership in the honor society is by invitation and is extended to undergraduate students graduate students faculty and professional nurses who have demonstrated superior scholastic leadership and nursing achievements Details: 704-783-1616 Cannon School invites the Concord Lake Norman and Charlotte communities to enjoy an evening of art jazz and fireworks at the school's annual Arts Jam which will take place on Cannon's campus (5801 Poplar Tent Road in Concord) on May 1 The 5-8:30 pm event is free and open to the public Details: 704-721-7165 Twenty-five students and three teachers from France are visiting Bailey Middle School for two-weeks during which they will stay with host families of Bailey students During their visit the students will participate in classes at Bailey and visit such places as Discovery Place Latta Plantation Levine Museum of the New South Lake Norman Concord Mills Mall Lowe's Motor Speedway and Bank of America Stadium The students will depart for application online The next day I got a call that I was approved to bring home my Puppy So my two dogs two ferrets and one fish and my human family welcomed Daisy a Jack Russell terrier mix Daisy is my seventh dog the smartest and happiest I've ever had She was housetrained within two weeks and loves to cuddle and play Our other dogs and ferrets think she is wonderful I can never thank NMAR and my husband enough for my Daisy Contact NMAR on the Web at wwwnortlunecklenburganimalrescueorg or write to NMAR PO Box 241 Harrisburg NC 28075 All donations are tax-deductible Freelance writer Lisa Daidone lives in Cornelius E-mail her at Idaidonecharlotteobservercom France on April 30 The visit was arranged by Fabrice Fresse who is a Visiting International Faculty MO French teacher at Bailey Details: 980-343-0472 Bradley Middle School students Justin Farmer Daniel Whitlock Wyatt Andresen Jared Kastelic and Jake Young competed at the US Scholastic Chess National Championships in Nashville Tenn April 3-5 As a team they placed 19th overall in the K-8 U750 Section in which there were more than 300 individual players representing a total of 52 teams Alex Ellis a 2001 graduate of North Mecklenburg High School returned home to star in the national tour of "Legally Blonde the Musical" at Ovens Auditorium April 21-26 Ellis who also graduated from Elon College plays the roles of Kate and Chutney in the musical Ellis visited a drama class at North Mecklenburg High School to share her experiences with students Details: 980-343-0472 Alyssa Botelho a graduating senior at North Mecklenburg High School is one of approximately 560 semifinalists in the 2009 Presidential Scholars Program The semifinalists were selected on the basis of superior achievements leadership qualities personal character and involvement in community and school activities Details: 980-343-3840 Pfeiffer University will host its first senior art exhibition "Tacky and Irrelevant" now through May 7 in the Grace and Cameron West Gallery on the Misenheimer campus The display is free and open to the public The gallery is open from 10 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday Details: 704-463-3160 Dow ' t f S o 1 I 11 A C Fa I cm El 1 Pi HOUR Lark vegf I II I I 1 I c:: Visit MARI ' t : ir t i A I'4411 ti L i i 4 I I

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