Ballantyne Magazine

WINTER 2016-2017

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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SWEET CHARITIES ANSWER Wins 25,000 Grant The Leon Levine Foundation has awarded a $25,000 grant to ANSWER Scholarship to help send mothers in Mecklenburg and surrounding counties to college. Established in 2006 by Ballantyne resident Susan Andersen, ANSWER provides financial assistance to mothers raising school - age children who are pursuing a four-year college degree in the field of their choice, or an associate degree in nursing. To find out more or to make a tax-deductible gift to ANSWER, visit www.answerscholarship.org. Ballantyne Ball Aids Trafficking Victims The masquerade-themed Ballantyne Ball, "Be Enchanted. For a Cause," is Saturday, Feb. 11, at 6 p.m. at The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge. Net proceeds from the third annual event, a 501(c)(3) charity founded to support local causes, will benefit Lily Pad Haven to further its efforts to assist victims of human trafficking. Information: chair Allen Starrett at allen@ballantyneball.org or www.ballantyneball.org. Stiletto Sprint Exceeds $87,000 Hundreds of community members gathered at SouthPark Mall to participate in the 6th Annual Stiletto Sprint Sept. 17. With the support of generous donors, including presenting sponsor Bissell, the event raised more than $87,000 to benefit ovarian cancer research and patient programs at Levine Cancer Institute. To donate or learn more: stilettosprint@carolinas.org or Carolinas HealthCare Foundation at 704-355-4048. 26 BALLANTYNE MAGAZINE WINTER 2016-2017 BALLANTYNE | wire ROBERT BILLS 11535 Carmel Commons Bl vd #103 Charlotte, NC 28226 billsr@n ationwide.com 704-556-1890 We put members first in CHARLOTTE. At Nationwide®, we have a long history of doing what's right. That includes a tradition of personal attention, and being right here in CHARLOTTE to help you protect what's most important. We put members first because we don't have shareholders. SM Get in touch today. Not all Nationwide affiliated companies are mutual companies and not all Nationwide members are ins ured by a mutual company. Nationw ide, Nationwide is On Your Side, and the Nationwide N and Eagl e are service marks of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. © 2016 Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. NPO-0550AO (05/16)

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