Ballantyne Magazine

Winter 2018

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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W I R E At a Glance What's happening in and around Ballantyne Ballantyne Gift Empowers Students in Schools, Life O n behalf of its Ballantyne Corporate Park (Ballantyne) tenants, Northwood Office is making a significant contribution this holiday season to Communities In Schools Charlotte-Mecklenburg (CIS-Charlotte). CIS-Charlotte is an affiliate of the national Communities In School network, the nation's largest organization dedicated to empowering students to stay in school and achieve in life. CIS-Charlotte serves more than 6,500 students in classes from prekindergarten through 12th grade in select Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. Ballantyne's gift will support several key initiatives across the entire CIS-Charlotte network of schools. Funding will provide: mentoring and tutoring opportunities to foster personal advocacy and academic support; academic enrichment and experiential events to broaden student horizons through exposure to cultural, leadership and educational activities; and college and career exploration to offer campus tours, job shadowing, life skills and more. Info: or 704-335-0601. Courtesy of Communities In Schools Charlotte-Mecklenburg Communities In Schools Site Coordinator LaSonya Curtiss works with students in the program. BALLANTYNE WINTER 2018 - 2019 15 Wire

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