Ballantyne Magazine covers news, events, real estate, restaurants, shopping, health, schools and business in the upscale Ballantyne Area of Charlotte, NC.
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Master of Arts in Sport Management (MASM) Prepare with courses such as: • Sport Marketing • PR and Technology in Sport • Sport Event Management • Sport Law and Ethics WWW.WINGATE.EDU/BALLANTYNE 13024 Ballantyne Corporate Place • Suite 150 • Charlotte, NC 28277 • (980) 359-1020 Combine Your Passion for Sports with the Business of Sport! that she has channeled her passion for all things pigskin into her job. As a career consultant, she supports the company's contract to help Carolina Panthers and other NFL players who retire in the Charlotte area transition into new careers. Superfan Frenzy Panthers Mania is a condition that afflicts a diverse group of people and often includes the entire family. JetBlue pilot Dirk Dockins and wife Michelle, a nurse, fly their small plane to training camp with their children and sometimes bike uptown to watch practices. This spring the Dockins family attended Taste of the Panthers as well as Bowlapolooza. "You PANTHERS SIGHTINGS The Panthers player most often seen around Ballantyne is tight end Greg Olsen. Farris has run into him with his family after games at Hawthorne's Pizza. Barbee has also seen Olsen and his son at Hawthorne's as well as at the Blakeney Chick-fil-A. The Dockins' son, Tim, who works at Five Guys Burgers and Fries in Blakeney, says linebacker Thomas Davis and former Panthers defensive tackle Colin Cole have dropped in. Tim's mom, Michelle, has bumped into former Panthers receiver Steve Smith at Harris Teeter and Target. Left: This autographed ball by Luke Kuechly is among Becky Farris' prized paraphernalia. Below: Panthers blue is a must on game days, even when munching. Photo by LunahZon Photography Photo by LunahZon Photography BALLANTYNE MAGAZINE 57 FALL 2016