Carolina’s | Tennessee Local Nonprofit News, Events and Chat for Friday - June 25

The latest local Charlotte/Charleston/Nashville/Memphis area nonprofit news to help power your network, strengthen your organization and keep you involved with your professional peers, funders, competitors and cohorts!

As Forsyth County early childhood advocates studied the early education landscape, they were surprised by what they found.

We agree with Taiwo! Encouraging news in the bipartisan infra bill for walking, biking, transit, and driver safety. Major investment in electric vehicle charging network, removing toxic lead pipes from drinking water systems, and historic investment in remediating pollution.

Goal #1 in Charlotte's 2040 Comprehensive Plan is about making it easier for residents to meet their daily needs -- shopping, jobs, health care, etc -- within a short walk, bike ride, or transit ride. Learn how Seattle is doing it:

What does the Senate budget include for @NCCommColleges?

A 3% raise, $76 million for budget stabilization, $5.2 million to start high-cost workforce programs, and more.

Scenes from Members-Only Day at our book sale at the @knoxreads Cedar Bluff Branch. Don't worry — we've saved plenty of books for you! Shop with us from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. today and tomorrow. Bargains for you + $$ of support for our library = everyone wins!

“Best cinnamon rolls ever.” —Everyone @ A Place at the Table Raleigh

Day 5 means we're at the halfway mark for @JimmyAwards rehearsal week for our nominees Bryson and Kate!

After more coaching, filming and virtual activities, our nominees got to hang with Broadway star, Rob McClure, who will be starring in the musical version of Mrs. Doubtfire!

To our @TridentUWay friends - 🙏 🙏 for your 75+ years of support for Lowcountry families and individuals.

What a wonderful, whirlwind first week with @Goghclt at @campnorthend! 🌻 ✨ 🎨

We're sending a huge THANK YOU to all who joined us and to those getting their gogh on later this summer...we can't wait to see you SOON!

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On this #AttitudeOfGratitude Thursday, we are grateful for a @wsoctv news feature from @GinaWSOC9. She updates one family's journey out of poverty and explores our new collaborative partnership with @families4ward17. Please watch:


Occupy your Friday mornings with a group fitness class at the YWCA! The best way to kickstart your weekend!
#YWCA #YWCAWS #NoExcuses #StartToday #Gym #Fitness #Health #Workout #Plan #MentalHealth #BodyFuel #Healthy

Strawberry Ane-MOON-nes for tonight's Strawberry Moon 🍓🌕

(Strawberry Anemones, Corynactis californica, in the Island Life gallery)

TEACHING ARTIST TAKEOVER: Follow along on our Instagram and Facebook Stories this weekend as Teaching Artist, Ural Grant, takes us on a tour of their work with Camp Collaborate and their artistic life tomorrow!

Please join us in sending a huge thank you to this week’s #DonorOfTheWeek, Hugh Cates! Generous donors like Hugh help us ensure no one in our community is turned away from the programs and services the Y offers, due to financial circumstances. Thank you for supporting the Y!

We are so excited to announce the launch of our brand new video series "Cooking Well with Harvest Hope!" In this series, we will partner with local chefs to prepare healthy recipes and share helpful tips you can use in your own kitchen. Check it out:

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