Book Garden Update: Davidson commissioners recently approved a capital project ordinance that established a $102,650 budget for the proposed Davidson Public Art Commission's Book Garden.
The budget includes:
$5,000 for completing construction documents.
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$20,000 for three sculptures by artist Lydia Musco.
$3,500 for landscaping and tree preservation at the site.
$74,150 for construction.
The project is expected to be complete this fall.
Rotary Club officers: The Rotary Club of North Mecklenburg announced its 2011-12 officers and directors. Officers are Richard Pappas, president; Denis Bilodeau, past president; Sandi Vizner, president elect; Donna Moffett, treasurer; David Keith, secretary; Patrick Mizzell, sergeant at arms; Ken Dresser, district assistant governor. www.northmeckrotary.org.
Rotary directors are Joyce Brooks, administrative director; Julie Mills, service director; Julie Jones, membership director; Matt Zimmerman, public relations director; Cathy Bentz, rotary foundation director; Kevin Mikeworth and Cheri Thebeau, fundraising co-director.
Blood Drive: The American Red Cross Carolinas Blood Services Region recently said it's facing a critical blood shortage.
Lake Norman residents who want to give blood should call 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org.