South Charlotte Lifestyle readers had a wonderful time with the design team at Good's Home Furnishings as they were welcomed with brunch and room design presentations to help them create great spaces in their homes. Good's highly experienced staff helped guests select custom furnishings and accessories to fit their individual needs and tastes. Photography by Lyn Coaldwell
The Allegro Foundation's 10th Anniversary Ambassador's Ball was sponsored by Felix Sabates, owner of Mercedes-Benz South Charlotte. All proceeds from the event benefited Allegro’s mission of combining movement instruction with educational and medical expertise to teach important skills and enhance the quality of life among children with disabilities. Photography by Paul Williams III
Halifax Convention Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution donated over $3,400 for local veterans at their annual Christmas Luncheon. Their speaker, Chas Fagan, shared stories of his life as an artist. He has several high-profile commissions, including a statue of President Reagan in the U.S. Capitol and a sculpture of Rosa Parks in the Washington National Cathedral.
The Harvey B. Gantt Center hosted its annual Jazzy Holiday Gala on Saturday, December 1, 2018, at the Charlotte Convention Center’s Crown Ballroom. The black tie affair celebrated all that makes the Gantt Center a cultural gem in Charlotte. Photographs courtesy of the Harvey B. Gantt Center.
Fun was had by all at SouthPark Mall's Winter Wonderland this past holiday season. There was an open-air ice-skating rink, daily afternoon snowfall, holiday lights and decor, on-site concessions and holiday brews. Photographs courtesy of Paul Williams III.
The Charlotte Community ToolBank held its 6th annual Hammers & Ales fundraiser on September 8, at C3 Lab in South End. Attendees enjoyed music from Coconut Grove Band, food from Noble Smoke and beer tastings provided by Kit's Trackside Crafts and Tryon Distributing. All proceeds from the event benefitted the Charlotte Community ToolBank.
Dozens gathered to enjoy $5 Signature Creation Bowls + Wraps and free samples at Verde's Grand Opening Saladbration on September 26. Guests were given scratch off cards with prizes such as free Verde for a year, a discount off their next salad, free seasonal toppings and more.
The 30th Annual Great Gatsby Gala brought in more than $200,000 for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. In late August, guests danced the night away at the Hilton Charlotte Center City in their finest Roaring 20s attire to help raise awareness and funds for research, resources and services for people living with MS. Photography provided by Brad … Continued
On September 7, Patriots Path hosted Drinks & Drawings, an event to benefit veterans who are navigating their transitions from military to civilian careers. Local artist and veteran, Sean Johnson, and his wife welcomed over 80 guests to their lovely Plaza Midwood home and gallery. Sean’s service-inspired art was featured in silent and live auctions.
In September, Life Time Athletic partnered with SweatNet for a fierce Warrior Sculpt class led by SweatNet ambassador and Life Time instructor, Miki Russ. The class combined a soulful yet fierce fusion of yoga and weights in a sweaty, nonstop flow. Afterwards, the yoga warriors were rewarded with smoothies made in the LifeCafe.