The Salvation Army is adding more social programs to help parents besides the annual push to help get children Christmas gifts through the Empty Stocking Fund. They sponsored a job fair for people coming to register for Christmas gifts for their children
A epic weekend event started by Mosaic Live co-founders Tiffany Fant and Nakisa Glover, The Official Blackest Weekend Ever, held two private screenings for the Black Panther movie premiere on Friday and Saturday nights at Regal Cinemas Starlight 14. Weekend events included a Kickoff Coming to Wakanda Ceremony, One Stop Wakanda Shop, an after party at Morehead Tavern, and a Wakanda Wind Down Brunch. A portion of proceeds benefited several non profits, including The Males Place, Youth Hope International, and Aviation Camps of the Carolinas. The weekend experience celebrated the Black Panther movie as well as the Charlotte culture and community, and was a platform for beginning to address some of the issues of the community in a meaningful and impactful way.
NASCAR fans began turning out in groves hours before the Daytona 500 on Sunday, February 18, 2018 to enjoy the sights and sounds of racing, scaling the banking to sign the bricks of the finish line and share their race winner. Jeff Sinerfirstname.lastname@example.org
Richard Petty won an amazing seven Daytona 500 races -- in 1964, 1966, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1979 and 1981. On Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, the NASCAR Hall of Fame member took a moment to reminisce. Petty is the only seven-time winner of the Daytona 500. Among his other accolades, The King won 200 races and was a seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion.
The United States Air Force Thunderbirds raced across Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 in preparation for their performance before Sunday's Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway. The Thunderbirds are an air-demonstration squadron assigned to the 57th Wing. The squadron is the world's third oldest formal flying aerobatic team.
NASCAR driver Danica Patrick is preparing to race in her final Daytona 500 on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. Following the team's final practice on Saturday, Patrick stopped to sign autographs for fans inside and outside her garage stall.
NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick was critical of Daytona 500 pole-sitter Alex Bowman following the first Can-Am Duel race at Daytona International Speedway. While the rest of the field in the race competed against one another, Bowman rode at the back of the field.
NASCAR drivers Joey Logano and Bubba Wallace got into a conversation about Richard "The King" Petty's hugs while sitting on the dais following the first Can-Am Duel race at Daytona International Speedway on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Wallace said that Petty was very proud to see his legendary No. 43 near the top of the pylon for the Daytona 500 that will be run on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. Wallace said that Petty pulled him close in a hug as they walked. Logano's observation brought some laughter.