Heading into National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, NASCAR superstar Jimmie Johnson joined representatives from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, dozens of breast cancer survivors and NASCAR XFINITY Series drivers to paint pit wall pink. The event will take place in conjunction with the upcoming Drive for the Cure 300 presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina to raise awareness for the continuing fight against breast cancer.
Hemby Children's Hospital with the help of Dunkin' Donuts Joy in Childhood Foundation and St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital revealed colorful gowns with a lightning bolt on the chest for future patients with pediatric cancer as they go through treatment. The Joy in Childhood Foundation’s three-year, $1.5 million commitment to Starlight Children’s Foundation funds the Starlight Brave Gowns. The kids were treated to donuts and had their faces painted by Ashley Hamm of Hamm It Up Face Painting.
Animals from across the globe are glowingly represented with at least 800 Chinese lanterns providing a visual and audible treat to garden visitors from Wednesday through Sunday each week through October 29th.
94yr. old veteran and Charlotte native Chuck Richardson was thrilled to take a ride in an historic B-17 bomber like the one he flew in during the war in 1944 in England.
The restored flying museum is at the Concord Regional Airport through Sunday. Public flights and ground tours will be available on Saturday and Sunday, September 16-17. Flights are 10a.m. to 2p.m. every hour on the hour. Ground tours are from 2:30p.m. to 5:30p.m. Anyone seeking info can call (918)-340-0243 or visit www.libertyfoundation.org.
About 10,000 Charlotte area Muslims gathered to celebrate the Holiday of Sacrifice at The Park on Friday. The three-day holiday commemorates Abraham's obedience to God thousands of years ago and the once-in-a-lifetime pilgrimage to Mecca -- called the Haj -- that millions of present-day Muslims make every year.
Attorney General Stein is dedicated to protecting people from substance misuse and scams, fraud and corporate bad behavior. “Confronting the opioid epidemic that is tearing families apart all across our state is one of my top priorities,” said Attorney General Stein.