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Month: November 2013

Charlotte bands to host world-renowned U.S. Army bugler

On Tuesday, Nov. 12 world-renowned, retired U.S. Army Sgt. Maj. Woodrow “Woody” English will perform as a soloist with the Charlotte High School Symphony Band and the Charlotte Middle School Cadet Band I.  This free concert is planned as a commemoration of Veterans Day and the entire community is warmly invited to attend — especially our local veterans. English spent the first 14 years of his career in the ceremonial component of the U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own,” as well as The U.S. Army Herald Trumpets. While a member of these ensembles, SGM English took part in events that...

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Partnership between PNC Bank, HGB brings unique learning experience to Charlotte

Thanks to a recent partnership between PNC Bank’s Grow Up Great program and Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital, more than 150 young preschool and kindergarten students were exposed to a unique learning experience. PNC’s mobile planetarium made a stop at AL!VE on Monday, Oct. 28 to treat children to “One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure” planetarium show. The show teaches children about the basic principles of math, geometry and physics. “This is a great opportunity that PNC actually made available to us,” said Barbara Fulton, director of community development at Hayes Green Beach. “Since we applied and were...

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Candlelight vigil honors victims and survivors of domestic violence

Shouts of “no means no” rang from the Courthouse Square lawn Thursday, Oct. 24 as advocates rallied against domestic violence. The show of support preceded a candlelight vigil, led by SIREN/Eaton Shelter that honored victims and survivors of domestic violence. The vigil is an annual aspect of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Eaton County. “International Domestic Violence Awareness Month is a time for antiviolence advocates to connect with each other, remember victims and honor them and also to celebrate the survivors of domestic abuse,” said Kaitlyn Blanchard, a senior at Olivet College and former intern at SIREN/Eaton Shelter. SIREN/Eaton...

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