Humane Society of Charlotte Launched Campaign for New Animal Center

In September, the Humane Society of Charlotte launched a $15 million fundraising campaign to support the construction of its new animal center. To celebrate the launch, a party was held at the Panthers Den in the Bank of America Stadium. Carolina Panthers coach, Ron Rivera, and his wife, Stephanie, will serve as honorary co-chairs of the fundraising campaign.

Shopping for a Cause

Apricot Lane Boutique at Stonecrest Shopping Center recently held their Shopping for a Cause event and donated proceeds from sales to KW Cares, a nonprofit organization that provides emergency financial assistance to members of the Keller Williams family. Cantina 1511, also located in Stonecrest Shopping Center, provided delicious Mexican cuisine at the event for shoppers to enjoy.

South Charlotte Lifestyle Publisher Goes Abroad

In July, our publisher, George Zorrilla, ventured across the pond for a nine-day Bordeaux River Cruise with Scenic Luxury Cruises and Tours in France. The cruise meandered along the Garonne River and its estuaries, taking passengers to castles, chateaus and premier vineyards. Be on the lookout in upcoming issues for a special South Charlotte Lifestyle river cruise offer.  

To Have and To Hold Charlotte Cast Visits Apricot Lane Boutique

The cast of OWN Network's reality show To Have and To Hold Charlotte, made an appearance during Apricot Lane Boutique's Customer Appreciation event to meet, greet and shop with customers. Visit Apricot Lane for trendy womenswear and timeless styles at 7800B Rea Road in Charlotte or online at

The Gray Classic

The Gray Classic is Charlotte's premier golf and networking weekend. It received support from notable businesses and civic leaders while participants gathered to raise funds during a business round table, its Signature Golf Tournament and Women's Empowerment Brunch. The Gray Classic's mission is to help young students to succeed through mentoring programs and networking opportunities.

Rucker Roots Pop-Up Event With Mainstream Boutique

This past summer, Mainstream Boutique teamed up with the nationally recognized natural hair care company Rucker Roots and South Charlotte Lifestyle to offer locals a luxury shopping experience. The event offered guests free valet parking, exclusive deals, complimentary drinks and giveaways. 

Carolinas Natural Health Center Hosts Events for Patients

Dr. Michael Smith and his team at Carolinas Natural Health Center host various events to help patients learn more about nutrition while dining out and shopping for foods to help them achieve good health and overcome positive health challenges. Visit to learn more about their care. 

Carepoint Home Care Celebrates 10 Years of Success

Carepoint Home Care Agency celebrated its 10th anniversary in May. Over the past decade, Carepoint has provided comprehensive and quality in-home care services to elderly adults throughout North Carolina and South Carolina. Carepoint was founded in 2009 by Heather and Brian Rahrig.

Carmel Christian School Silver Anniversary Gala

Carmel Christian School celebrated 25 years of providing transformational education by hosting its Silver Anniversary Gala in May. The gala honored the past and celebrated the present, all while raising funds for the Carmel Education Foundation so they can continue to build the future. Attendees enjoyed live music, a delicious dinner and a silent auction. 

Charlotte Wine & Food Weekend

Charlotte Wine & Food Weekend celebrated its 31st year of fundraising with more than 20 events April 24–27. The signature and largest event, The Grand Tasting, was a great night of wine, food, fun and fundraising. The sold-out event featured a selection of more than 100 carefully curated wines from around the globe, mouthwatering bites from Charlotte's … Continued