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2014-01-27 08:24:22

TourneyParties.com Anticipates 40,000 Online Subscribers Will Use Site to Search for Parties and Events in Charlotte During 2014 CIAA Tournament CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- February 2014 marks the ninth consecutive year the City of Charlotte and Time Warner Cable Arena will host the men's and women's college basketball teams of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA). Charlotte-bound college basketball fans can find a comprehensive guide to hundreds...

2013-09-19 23:18:50

Stronger partnership with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, earlier launch date and increased marketing contributed to substantial increase in minutes; participation also increased by 10%. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Literacy in Charlotte-Mecklenburg during the summer is increasing, according to Charlotte Mecklenburg Library statistics. This year, more than 24,000 people read 21 million minutes and tracked their reading with the Library’s online summer reading program....

2013-06-18 12:21:25

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Meineke team joined forces with Driven Brands Charitable Foundation to host the 15th Annual Meineke Tournament of Champions at the picturesque The Golf Club at Ballantyne. The fundraising event benefited Carolinas Healthcare System's Levine Children's Hospital in Charlotte and Children's Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH), raising $80,000 for this great cause. The fundraising effort was spearheaded by more than 160 attendees...

2013-02-06 16:27:06

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Crescent Resources has begun construction on Circle University City, a 546 bedroom student living community that will open summer 2014 as the closest walk-to-class, off-campus luxury living option for students at UNC Charlotte. "UNC Charlotte enrolled the largest freshman class in its history this year, and the summer 2014 opening of Circle University City will provide this growing student body with a luxury living community where every detail...

2013-01-23 12:28:01

KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CoroWare Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of CoroWare, Inc. (COWI.OTCQB) announced today that it has signed a membership agreement of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Safety, Security, and Rescue Research Center (SSR-RC) with the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Charlotte for cooperative research in advanced robotics for homeland security, health care, and search and rescue. The NSF SSR-RC comprises site universities, including...

2012-11-30 08:24:58

ATLANTA, Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- tvsdesign was recently honored for the design and planning of the Levine Center for the Arts in Charlotte, NC when the project received the ULI's 2012 Global Award for Excellence. This international award is widely acknowledged as one of the industry's most prestigious recognitions. The Levine Center for the Arts was selected as one of 14 winners from around the world that demonstrate ingenuity, innovation and long-term thinking which can be embraced...

2012-10-11 11:22:16

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy usage in uptown Charlotte is headed in the right direction - down, according to preliminary data Duke Energy has been gathering for nearly a year as part of the company's Smart Energy Now(®) energy reduction pilot program that provides foundational support for Envision Charlotte, a city-wide initiative to make Charlotte a more sustainable city. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO )...

2012-08-31 10:20:53

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is by Jim Rogers, who is Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) Chairman, President and CEO, and serves as Co-Chair of Committee for Charlotte 2012, the local convention host committee: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO) Next week Charlotte and North Carolina will be propelled onto the world stage when we welcome the 2012 Democratic National Convention. As the CEO of Duke Energy, which is fortunate enough to call...

2012-08-20 10:23:25

"We are Charlotte" shows real faces, real issues in time for 2012 DNC CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In celebration of the Democratic National Convention in September, The Light Factory will premiere a powerful exhibition of high school student photography called "We are Charlotte." On exhibition from August 20 through October 14, 2012 in The Light Factory's Middleton McMillan Gallery, "We are Charlotte" features a unique perspective on community identity and...

2012-08-07 23:01:17

Web Full Circle makes it to 2nd place spot for the first time in recreational soccer league Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) August 07, 2012 Website Design and Internet Marketing Company, Web Full Circle, is currently in the 2nd place spot for the Co-ed Intermediate and Recreational Outdoor soccer league. This is the team´s first time in a leading spot and they are proud to have achieved this ranking through focused team work and collaboration. The local soccer league the Web Full Circle team...