Saturday, December 27, 2008

Charlotte Online - New Social Networking Site - Launches at

Charlotte Online, a new social networking site for the Charlotte area,
has been launched at . Charlotte Online
incorporates Twitter feeds, discussion groups, in-depth personal
profiles, and many other features - most of which are not visible
until you register, which is free.

"Charlotte Online is the beginning of what we hope will be a huge
online meeting place for thousands of Charlotte area residents," said
Chief Administrator Buck Lawrimore. "We hope to give all participants
a voice in how this site evolves over time. Right now at the start it
does not have a lot of content - but as more and more people join and
add content, it should be increasingly interesting and valuable."

Anyone interested is encouraged to visit and
register for free.

Thursday, December 18, 2008

‘Shop with a Cop’ Brings Cheer to Needy Children

CHARLOTTE NC – The Charlotte Mecklenburg Fraternal Order of Police
will host their annual 'Christmas Shop with a Cop' this coming
Saturday morning (December 20, 2008) from 9:00 – 11:00 am, at the
Target Store located at 8120 University City Blvd.

Seventy-Five area children have been identified through Charlotte
Mecklenburg Schools, area churches, and police officers as needing a
little "extra" help this holiday season. Police Officers, Sheriff's
Deputies and other Law Enforcements Officers will be shopping with the
kids on Saturday to make their day a little brighter.

"Ultimately it benefits the children and their families," says Ben
Pepitone, Lodge 9 committee chair, "but I have to tell you the
officers get a lot out of it too."

The FOP is the largest law enforcement officer organization in the
country and proudly has more than 325,000 members nationwide. Locally
we have more than 1,400 members serving in all areas of law
enforcement in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County.

"It's with the membership's help and the help of the community we are
able to give back to the folks that need it the most," comments
Skiddie Hurd, Lodge 9 vice-president.

For more information contact: Randy Hagler, President FOP Lodge #9
704-376-3838 (Lodge) 704-609-0890 (Cell)

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Timmy Hord Holiday Art In SouthEnd

Estelle's Cafe and Catering in SouthEnd Charlotte will host:

Timmy Hord's Holiday Art Show

of Gaelic inspired tartans and ceramics, and gift size floral and
landscape oil paintings during December of 2008. A drop in artist
reception will begin at 6 pm on Friday, December 5th during SouthEnd's
First Friday Gallery Crawl. While at Estelle's Cafe and Catering,
enjoy a gourmet cheese and fruit course with your $5 Land Of Fire red
or white wines. Estelle's Cafe and Catering is located five short
blocks south of East Boulevard, directly behind EQ3, at the corner of
South Boulevard and Magnolia Avenue. For a menu or directions to
Estelle's Cafe and Catering, click here! To visit Timmy Hord online,