Holiday Meeting Helps Crisis Assistance Ministry

By Hood Hargett Breakfast Club | 12/11/2014 | 0 Comments

On December 3rd the Hood Hargett BreakfastClub members met at The Palm in Southpark for their Annual Year End Holiday Luncheon. The meeting is intended to be a celebration of the past year and an opportunity for members to talk about their company to the membership. This year as part of our ongoing efforts to…

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Student Athlete Recognized in Herald Weekly

By Hood Hargett Breakfast Club | 10/26/2014 | 0 Comments

Hough High School senior Joseph Obeid was recently awarded the Hood Hargett Liz Murray Scholarship worth $1,000 during the September Hood Hargett Breakfast Club in South Charlotte. The scholarship is given to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Student athlete scholars who display exceptional excellence in the classroom and the community. “I am so proud of Joey. He has worked…

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Public, higher education leaders call for more collaboration

By Hood Hargett Breakfast Club | 09/29/2014 | 0 Comments

By Andrew Dunn [email protected] Leaders in Charlotte public and higher education said Friday that there needs to be better collaboration between the two sides as early as elementary school to ensure students are ready to succeed in the next steps after graduation. Top officials at Johnson C. Smith University, Queens University and Central Piedmont Community…

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Hope Stout Golf Classic – Monday October 13th!

By Hood Hargett Breakfast Club | 08/10/2014 | 0 Comments

Hood Hargett BreakfastClub non-profit member the March Forth With Hope Foundation will be hosting their 12th Annual Hope Stout Golf Classic at the Golf club @ Ballantyne. The March Forth With Hope Foundation provides financial assistance to families battling cancer or other life-threatening diseases. With your  help and participation we can help more families than…

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Sandy Hook mom spreads message of safety in Charlotte

By Hood Hargett Breakfast Club | 08/08/2014 | 0 Comments

Michele Gay is on a mission. Gay, one of the country’s leading advocates for improved school security and safety, wants to educate children and those responsible for their safety. Gay lost her daughter, Josephine Grace, on Dec. 14, 2012, in the Newtown, Conn., Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, in which 28 people were killed. Gay…

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HHBC Raises over $22,000 for Liz Murray Scholarship Fund

By Hood Hargett Breakfast Club | 07/23/2014 | 0 Comments

On July 17th, 2014 the Hood Hargett BreakfastClub held their annual Casino Night Fund Raiser for the Liz Murray Scholarship Fund. The event was held at HHBC member the Hampton Inn Suites in SouthPark, Casino entertainment was provided by Your Event source and catering was provided by HHBC member The Palm, HHBC member AVP Nationwide…

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CMPD bomb squad officer honored by Hood Hargett BreakfastClub

By Hood Hargett Breakfast Club | 05/06/2014 | 0 Comments

By Joe Marusak / Source Charlotte Observer Sgt. Robert Whitleyhas helped defuse 100 or more active bombs in his 14 years on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s bomb squad. But even he didn’t know what to expect when a report came in Sept. 12 of a suicidal patient at Carolinas Medical Center who had an unexploded…

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Chad Knaus discusses Jimmy Johnson NASCAR Start

By Hood Hargett Breakfast Club | 04/13/2014 | 0 Comments

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Seven NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races won by seven different drivers. And six-time Cup champion Jimmie Johnson is not among the winners. Crew chief Chad Knaus isn’t overly concerned. He has seen this movie before.  “I think we’re doing pretty good,” Knaus said Wednesday morning following a speaking engagement with the Hood Hargett Breakfast Club held…

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Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good Discusses Company Response to Dan River Spill with Hood Hargett Breakfast Club

By Hood Hargett Breakfast Club | 04/11/2014 | 0 Comments

Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good defended her company’s response to the February coal ash spill into the Dan River, saying Duke will “continue to cooperate” with inquiries into the event. Good did not stray far Wednesday from Duke’s previous public statements. She sidestepped questions that probed the differences between those statements and Duke’s legal positions.…

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Charlotte Club Thinking NCAA Tournament — in 2015

By Hood Hargett Breakfast Club | 03/21/2014 | 0 Comments

Source: Charlotte Business Journal by Erik Spanberg March Madness has just begun, but why not make plans for next year’s tournament? Charlotte is hosting second- and third-round games in 2015 and, two days before the Final Four, Woody Durham will come to town. As any North Carolina fan knows, Durham, 72, called Tar Heels football and…

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