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Ballantyne Weekly June 11 2011

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Ballantyne Weekly June 11 2011

Scott Martin, publisher, Ballantyne Weekly

News from the Ballantyne Area

New Stores at Ballantyne Village.Ballantyne Village announced three new tenants. Mellow Mushroom, Terrace Café, Cellular Sales (a Verizon Wireless dealer), and eBuilder (a software management company). Massage Envy is expanding its existing Ballantyne Village location.Traffic getting worse in the Ballantyne area? It is, according to this article.The Lower Providence Community House continues their lecture series on Sunday, June 12 at 3 p.m. Art and history lovers will enjoy the presentation of Dan Dance, a local historical artist, as he brings military history to life through art. “Revolutionary War at Clem’s Branch” will be the topic. Historical fine art, books, and calendars will be available. Tickets are $10 and available at the door. 9735 Community House Rd. Call (704) 905-8334 for additional information.

Lenox Salons will host their first “Cuts for Kids” event on June 13 from 11:00 a.m.  through 6:00 p.m. at 12335 North Community House Road. Participating salon owners will donate all or a portion of their proceeds to help in the operating costs of the Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte. Lenox Salons is planning to open two to three new stores in Charlotte this year. The “Cuts for Kids” events will be held several times each year. For their website, go here.The Indian Land Middle School was recently named one of the top 10 schools in the nation by the Red Robin U-ACT Foundation. The school was also named, for the second consecutive year, a State School of Character.  Indian Land Middle School is the only middle school in the state to hold this designation.

South County Regional Library

Events at the South County Regional Library over the next two weeks. Go here.

South County Regional Library is closed on Sundays for the summer.

The 9th Annual Kiwanis of Ballantyne Golf Tournament will take place September 19, 2011 at Raintree County Club. For additional information, go here.

News from Apex Performance here.

News from Urbana CitySpa/Massage here.

Registration continues for summer camps at the Morrison Family YMCA at Ballantyne. Go here for more information. These typically sell out quickly.

The “Small Business Professionals of Charlotte” group meets every other Tuesday at Carolina Premier Bank from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Learn more here.


The ultimate decision maker is the County Commission.

To contact members, go here.

To contact ReVenture, the company that needs the Fox Hole while it builds a waste powered energy plant, go here.

The anti-dump Facebook page is here.


For information about the Ballantyne Chamber of Commercego here.

For Carolina Wine Club events, go here.


Recently listed jobs in 28277 and environs from…

Monster. Go here.

Career Builder. Go here.

South Mecklenburg Presbyterian Church has a job seekers group that meets on the last Monday of each month. For additional information, go here.

Ballantyne Village location here. Mothership location here.

June 10. Films on the Field. 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. On the field at the Morrison Family YMCA for a fun family movie and popcorn! The movie is ‘Cars.’

June 11. 5th Grade Graduation Party. 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Celebrate the end of the year with fellow 5th graders and celebrate heading off to Middle School!

June 11. Adult Art Workshop 4:00 p.m to 7:00 p.m. $30/YMCA members and $50 non-members. Special in-depth workshops featuring Y-art staff and guest instructors. From portrait painting and sculpture, to papermaking and fabric arts.

June 13. Safe Sitter 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Learn the details of being a safe babysitter and how to handle various situations. Registration required.

June 14. Fast French Desserts. 6:30-8:00 p.m. Explore French cuisine. $20/YMCA Mbrs and $35/non-members. Registration required.

June 18. Middle School Madness. 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Middle schoolers can join their friends for a fun night without parents. Activities include a dance with music by SoundBiz DJ Service, basketball, a Dodgeball tournament, video games and hang-out. $5/YMCA members and $7 non-members.

June 18. Adult CPR, First Aid, AED – Full Certification – 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The Morrison Family YMCA now offers CPR classes to the community through the Red Cross Preparedness program. $60. Registration required.


Half off Charlotte. Go here.

Walmart Indian Land

Walmart Arboretum

Target Stonecrest

Target Blakeney

Stonecrest Main Site

Lowes Foods. Go here.

Harris Teeter (Ballantyne Commons East). Go here.

Trader Joe’s. Go here.

Earth Fare. Go here.

Ballantyne Village. Go here.

Aldi. Go here.


Ballantyne Village click here.

Stonecrest click here.


The “Active Adults” group meets at Elon Recreation Center to play cards (Bridge, Pinochle, Canasta and Poker) 4 times per week. Bridge lessons are also available for new players to experts. Visit or call the Elon Recreation Center or call Paul Mitchell at (704) 246-7774 for more info.


Ballantyne area schools are in the Southwest Zone of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. For the area superintendent, go here.

School Board member Kaye McGarry has a website and blog here. She welcomes comments on her blog.

Elementary Schools

Ballantyne Elementary. Click here.

Hawk Ridge. Click here.

Elon Park Elementary. Click here.

Pineville Elementary School. Click here.
Polo Ridge Elementary. Click here.

Indian Land. Click here.

Middle Schools

Community House. Click here.

Jay M. Robinson. Click here.

Indian Land. Click here.

High Schools

Ardrey Kell. Go here.

Providence. Go here.

South Mecklenburg. Go here.

Indian Land. Click here.


St. Matthew. Go here.

Charlotte Catholic High School. Go here.

Charlotte Preparatory School. Go here.

Charter School

Metrolina Regional Scholars Academy. Go here.

The main Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Site is here.

Go here.

Worthy Endeavors

Kiwanis Club of Ballantyne meets weekly, noon – 1 p.m., except for second Wednesdays, when meetings are at 6:30 p.m.; lunch meeting at City Tavern at Stonecrest, 7282 E. Rea Road; evening meeting location varies; contact Peter Rieke at (704) 575-1993.

The Meck South Rotary Club meets every Friday at TPC Piper Glen at 7:30 a.m.

Ballantyne Rotary Club meets every Friday at lunch from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at TPC Piper Glen.

Subaru South Blvd, 9201 South Blvd – across from the Lynx light rail station near I-485 is a collection point all year long for Classroom Central.

Faith News

Come to Pineville United Methodist Church and find Love at the Crossroads. Located at one of the area’s major geographical crossroads for more than 130 years, the church believes it’s called to meet and help people who find themselves at a crossroads in their lives. The church offers services at 9 a.m. and 11a.m. on Sundays and programs for everyone in your family. Visit us near the intersection of Pineville-Matthews Road (Highway 51) and South Polk Street (South Boulevard). For the website, go here.

Dogs/Cats for Adoption News

The PAWS in The Panhandle Rescue & Adoption Group Thrift Store is open in the Zimmer Business Park on Marvin Road in Indian Land. Directions: Turn onto Marvin Road directly in front of Aldi on Highway 521. In 7 tenths of a mile, turn left into Zimmer Business Park and follow road straight into the Park until you come to building 7 on your left. The facility is located at the end of building 7 in warehouse #737. Donations can be dropped off at the store or call (803) 371-0897 for pick-up. All donations are tax-deductible. Purchases help PAWS reach its goal of building a true “no-kill” shelter in Indian Land.


Allen R. Starrett

Charlotte Wills, Trusts, Estates and Business Law Firm

Ballantyne attorney Allen R. Starrett helps families and business owners and delivers personal and prompt client service. Contact Allen at 704-887-4944 or You can also visit his website here. Allen’s office is located in the Hixon Building at 13850 Ballantyne Corporate Place.

Financial Planning, Insurance, and more…THE TANDEM GROUP…based in the Ballantyne area. Bonita L. Williams CLTC, LTCP. Call (704) 540-1401 or visit the website here.

Bonita L. Williams. Tandem Insurance.


You have been reading the June 8, 2011 edition of Ballantyne Weekly. If you have news leads, ideas, or feedback, leave a comment below.

Note: Ballantyne Weekly is NOT associated with Ballantyne Magazine, which is owned by The Bissell Companies.

© Scott Martin Creative Services, Inc. 2011. 
Important note to other news outlets. Material in this email is originally sourced. If you quote or mention a news item, you MUST cite “…as published in Ballantyne Weekly…”


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June 8, 2011 at 2:18 pm

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