Ballantyne Magazine

SUMMER 2016

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NEWS CUES BALLANTYNE | wire Horizon Eye Care to Open in Waverly Horizon Eye Care is opening a new location in Waverly, the multi-use, master planned community at Providence and Ardrey Kell roads developed by Crosland Southeast and Childress Klein. The offce will encompass 8,300 square feet in a 22,000-square- foot medical offce building at Waverly and replace Horizon's Arboretum location. The offce will offer a full-service optical and contact lens department with offces on the frst foor. Current Arboretum practitioners — optometrists Dr. Kala Brewer, Dr. Marc James and Dr. Paul Marvin and ophthalmologist Dr. Judy Hustead — will relocate to the Waverly offce and be joined by the pediatric services of Dr. Stephen Daugherty and retina services of Dr. Miriam Ridley. The medical building will be located next to Novant Health, which opened in November offering urgent care and family health care, including pediatrics, physical therapy and other services. Details: www.waverlyclt.com. Morrison Stages Tri!, Bike Ride Due to road construction around the Morrison Family YMCA, this year's Tri! Ballantyne will be held indoors on Friday, July 15. At the Y, participants will row, bike and run as many meters and miles as they can for a child in need. Awards will be given to the fastest rower, cyclist and runner, as well as to the top three in each age group. The Kids' Tri! and Preschool Tri! will be Saturday, July 16. Youth will be divided into divisions and compete in courses modifed for their ages. The addition of a preschool division for ages 3-5 is new this year. Saturday, Sept. 10, the Y will stage the Morrison Metric bike ride. Cyclists ages 16 and over can enjoy a fully supported ride from the Y with mileage options of 30, 45, 65 or 85 miles winding through Waxhaw and beyond. Details/registration for all events: www.ymcacharlotte.org/morrison. Waverly is a large new development at Providence and Ardrey Kell roads. Biking, rowing and running will be the featured sports at this year's Tri! Ballantyne. Community House Hosts Nature Lectures The Lower Providence Community House 2016 Lecture Series features the following nature-themed speakers this summer at 3 p.m. on Sundays: July 31: Taylor Piephoff, birding columnist for The Charlotte Observer, will discuss "Species of Concern" in danger of decline in Mecklenburg County over the next few decades. Aug. 28: Eric Stine, local biologist and herpetologist, will present an interactive discussion with live specimens entitled "Coexisting Peacefully with Backyard Nature." Tickets are $10 at the door. Proceeds beneft preservation and continued restoration of the historic facility at 9735 Community House Road. Info: 704-905-8334 or lowerprovidencecommuni- tyhouse@hotmail.com. Ballantyne Rocks! the Village Ballantyne Rocks! is a new, free summer music event every Wednesday after 6 p.m. at Ballantyne Village. Details: www.ballantynevillage.com. 16 BALLANTYNE MAGAZINE SUMMER 2016

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