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Making baseball possible: Mike Bare of Matthews Athletic and Recreation Association recently donated machines, paid labor and more than 20 hours of work toward the preparation Jay M. Robinson Middle School's baseball field.
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Gifts for the homeless: Bright Blessings, a local nonprofit serving homeless children and families in Charlotte, will offer monthly family-fun events through 2012. The first event was held Jan. 29 with more than 100 volunteers of all ages preparing birthday gift boxes for local homeless children. The next "Fill a Fun Box" event will be 2-5 p.m. Feb. 26 at 608 Matthews-Mint Hill Road. Four sessions; reservations required. Sponsor a box for $10. To sign up, visit www.BrightBlessingsUSA.org or email Contact@BrightBlessingsUSA.org.
March of Dimes
Hockey for infants: Tonight is March of Dimes Night at the Charlotte Checkers game. Proceeds will benefit Charlotte's local March of Dimes office. Call March of Dimes at 980-939-6021 or email email@example.com.