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Grier Heights Designated a United Neighborhood by United Way

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September
13

        CROSSROADS NAMED “COMMUNITY QUARTERBACK” The United Way of Central Carolinas has selected Grier Heights as one of the first two United Neighborhoods in Charlotte. The neighborhood and CrossRoads will receive significant financial, volunteer, and administrative support …

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Digital Inclusion at the Community Center

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April
4

Another example of the great things we have going on at the Grier Heights Community Center! Our partnership with Queens University and Digital Charlotte to provide computer classes for the residents of Grier Heights is going strong. Check out one …

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Book Drive to Replenish Community Center Library

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April
4

One year ago, the Charlotte Hornets, Bank of America, and Lowe’s joined forces in the Hornets Day of Service. The Grier Heights Community Center was the beneficiary of a new 500-book library. Fast forward to today, and the Hornets are …

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Rebekah Shares Her Story

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January
5

According to one of our Bulldogs Matter volunteers, “Rebekah Bowen is the real deal.” Bekah recently shared her story through the Charlotte Will awareness campaign, and also in our 2016 newletter. We are proud to call her a part of …

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Year-End 2016 Newsletter

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January
5

The last quarter of 2016 was a busy time for CrossRoads and our Grier Heights neighbors! We would like to share what we’ve been up to over the past several months, and to ask for your continued prayers and support …

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CrossRoads Receives Housing Award

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December
27

  In October, CrossRoads’ Elizabeth Heights Development in Grier Heights was one of five housing developments to receive the Housing North Carolina Award for excellence in affordable housing. Winning developments were selected for affordability, design, sustainability, community contribution, resident services, …

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2016 Humanitarian Award

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December
27

  CrossRoads is proud to share that on December 16, Executive Director, Don Gately, was honored by the Housing Opportunity Foundation with its 2016 Humanitarian Award. Nominated by CrossRoads’ housing development partner, Jim Burbank of JCB Urban, Don was recognized …

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NEWS – Summer in Grier Heights

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September
6

Despite the heat and intermittent thunderstorms, it has been a great summer for youth in the Grier Heights neighborhood. Check out what the CrossRoads staff, Board Members, Grier Heights residents, our partners, and volunteers have been up to! Read Summer …

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Joyful Noise Kicks Off for the 2015-2016 Year

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October
26

Monday evenings are bustling and noisy at the Grier Heights Community Center as 30 – 40 teenage girls arrive for the fifth year of the Joyful Noise program. Program Director, Bekah Bowen, is very enthusiastic about the new space as …

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