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Town Hall Meeting Set to Discuss Waymer Gym
You are invited to a town hall meeting with Mecklenburg County commissioners Jim Puckett, District 1, and Ella B. Scarborough, At Large, to discuss the David B. Waymer Park Gymnasium.
The meeting will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 6 – 7:30 p.m., at the Huntersville Town Hall, 101 Huntersville-Concord Road, Huntersville.
If you have questions, please contact LaShonda Hart at 980-314-2906 or LaShonda.Hart@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov. Park and Rec Honors Memory of Newtown Students and Teachers with Art Dedication, Service Project
The Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department is honoring the memory of the students and teachers lost in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn., and you can help.
On Saturday, Nov. 7 beginning at 8:45 a.m., the department will hold an art piece dedication followed by a service project at Park Road Park, 6220 Park Road.
The art piece, located near the Newtown Memorial Playground at the entrance to the park, is a 12-foot artificial tree with 26 mirror ornaments representing the lives lost during the tragedy. The idea was inspired and produced by local residents.
The service project, led by Commissioner Matthew Ridenhour, will include the planting of 26 live trees near the lake. Volunteers are needed to help plant trees and spread mulch.
If you would like to participate in the service project, please contact Lori.Saylor@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov at 980-314-1045 by Wednesday, Nov. 4. Find Your Way to GIS Day
The annual showcase of Mecklenburg County’s latest mapping technology is right around the corner.Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Day is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Spirit Square, 345 N. College St.
The free event showcases GIS vendors and technologies that are here and emerging, and makes the public aware of how new technology can improve the quality of life in our communities.
More information, including a list of events, can be found on the GIS Day Web page.