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Steele Creek

The 2012 meeting of the Steele Creek Residents Association will be 8 p.m. March 8 Southwest Middle School, 13624 Steele Creek Rd.

There will be a premeeting, 6:30-7 p.m., when attendees can meet, mingle and learn about nonprofit groups and local government agencies that set up displays with information about their services and programs. Beginning at 7 p.m. speakers will address several issues important to Steele Creek residents. Representatives of Charlotte Economic Development, the Arrowood Business Association, and the SouthWest Chapter of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce will discuss creating jobs in Steele Creek. Captain Allan Rutledge of CMPD Steele Creek Division will talk about the new police station and other police issues.

Fort Mill

The Charlotte Knights will hold the final of two job fairs at Knights Stadium on March 8.

The club is in search of game day employees for the upcoming season. They need ushers, ticket takers, Kids Club attendants, box office ticket sellers, restaurant servers, concession cashiers, warehouse runners and prep cooks.

Those seeking to be a part of the Knights game day staff must be available to work nights and weekends beginning in April. Most weekday and Saturday games are played at 7:15 p.m. and most Sunday games are at 2:15 p.m.

All candidates must be at least 16 years old and should come to the job fair with valid identification. For a full list of all game day positions available, as well as an application for either the Charlotte Knights or Ovations Food Services, visit the Knights official website at www.charlotteknights.com.

The Fort Mill High School Choral Department will present the musical comedy "Xanadu," March 15-20.

Shows will be 7 p.m. each night with a 3 p.m. Sunday matinee. The show will be at the school. Tickets will be sold at the door or in advance and cost $15 for adults and $8 for students. The play is directed by Michael Dove, the choral director, and Liz Dukes, the dance teacher.

Charlotte

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Charlotte Rescue Mission women's Dove's Nest program, the facility will hold an open house.

The open house will be Feb. 26, noon-2 p.m. at 1814 Euclid Ave., near Dilworth.

The public can get a first-hand look at how Dove's Nest is helping women recover from addiction.

"It's a chance for everyone to see how these women are moving from a life of homelessness, incarceration, the street to becoming contributing members of society" says Rev. Tony Marciano, Executive Director of the Charlotte Rescue Mission. "And when they see all of the wonderful things God is doing at Dove's Nest, we hope it will inspire them to lend a hand a helping hand by volunteering or with donations."

Charlotte Rescue Mission is building a new Dove's Nest facility on an 11-acre site on West Boulevard. It will have an increased bed count from 12 to 120, including 30 beds for children. The facility should be complete by August.

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