Lake Norman

Mark Edwards, superintendent of the Mooresville Graded School District, joined U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan at the White House on Sept. 16 to launch the League of Innovative Schools.

Edwards was part of a three-person panel sharing the Mooresville district's success using learning technologies via its digital conversion.

The League will be a coalition of schools dedicated to innovative learning technologies and significant improvements in educational outcomes. The League will explore key steps it can take to help the learning.

Davidson Community Players' Connie Company will present its final performance of "Macbeth, Unplugged" 2 p.m. today at Armour Street Theatre, 307 Armour St., Davidson. Admission is free.

All local teenagers are welcome to attend the first meeting of the year of the Lake Norman Teen Council at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Davidson Parks and Recreation building, 416 Armour St., Davidson.

Meet the new 2011-12 Teen Council executive board members, learn ways to volunteer in the community and hear about plans for fun teen outings such as bowling and skiing.

Refreshments will be provided, and parents are invited to attend.

The council is advised by the Parks and Recreation departments of Cornelius (704-896-2460, extension 188), Huntersville (704-766-2220) and Davidson (704-892-3349). Their websites are, and

East Lincoln Republican Women will meet at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday for refreshments and 7 p.m. for its meeting at the East Lincoln Fire Department, 406 S. Pilot Knob Road in Denver.

Dan Forest, a candidate for lieutenant governor, will be the guest speaker.

Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists will celebrate its successful Wild Over LKN Community Habitat Project at the 2011 Lake Norman Wildlife Festival, hosted by North Harbor Club from 5 to 10 p.m. Oct. 22 at the club, 100 N. Harbor Place, Davidson.

Tickets are $50 per person, including a gourmet dinner, wildlife program, music, dancing and an auction.

Reservations:; or by check made out to LNWC and mailed to P.O. Box 4296, Mooresville, NC 28117.

Details: 704-309-0762;

Lake Norman Regional Medical Center in Mooresville will hold a stroke and cardiovascular conference 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at the nearby Hilton Garden Inn.

Registration fee of $45, which includes continental breakfast, lunch, snack and a 7.0 CE credit.

Details: 704-660-4162; Annabelle.Black- Joe Marusak