Healthy living: The Get Your Move On event will be held 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. May 22 in downtown Huntersville to promote healthy food and the fitness and recreation opportunities for families. A parade will march from Huntersville Elementary School to the Huntersville Market and Caboose at Main and Maxwell. Family and kid-friendly games and activities are also planned.
NASCAR fan package
Visit Lake Norman has kicked off a campaign to celebrate tourism with a raffle of a NASCAR Fan Package valued at over $1,200. All proceeds go to Big Day at the Lake 6 and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Charlotte. The NASCAR Fan Package includes two tickets in the Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau Suite for the Coca-Cola 600, food and drinks during the race, a pit pass and admission to Michael Waltrip Racing. Raffle tickets are $5 each and will be available through May 28 at the Visit Lake Norman Visitor Center, 19900 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius, or by calling 704-987-3300.
Delayed for at least a month: The N.C. Department of Transportation has delayed completion of the mast arm for street signs along West Catawba Avenue intersections until January 2011.
Hough High School
Target date: The Bailey Road extension to Mayes Road is open and the high school on Bailey Road in Cornelius remains on track to open in August.
New tool: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities is providing information to help customers better understand rates and the possible rate increase being considered by the Charlotte City Council. View the "Guide to Utilities Budget and Rates" at www.cmutilities.com for details.