Thursday, July 31, 2014
Road Improvements In Ballantyne

Please find an overview of road improvements in Ballantyne below. Please contact us with any questions.


Bissell Road Improvement Presentation  


Ballantyne Magazine

Ballantyne Magazine

SUMMER ISSUE

The latest issue of
Ballantyne Magazine is here! Pick it up in your building lobby or read it online at ballantynemagazine.com.

Color the Park Updates
Thursday, July 31, 2014

Thanks to everyone who has contributed to Color the Park! 

Several companies have submitted impressive updates:

AXA Advisors, a 25 person office, has raised $200 for Classroom Central and are aiming to reach $300 by the end of the drive. Employees plan to celebrate with a catered lunch if they meet their goal. 





XPO Logistics has collected 739 packs of markers to date. Employees formed seven teams, ranging in size from 35 to 50 people per team, and engaged in friendly intra-office competition. The first team to collect 150 packs of markers, received a bagel breakfast. The first team to collect 300 packs of makers received a catered lunch, and the individual who donates the most packs of markers will receive a $50 gift card. The first milestone was reached within hours of the start of the drive. 

Bank of America’s Charlotte Centralized Sales Department has collected 15,885 markers. 







Courtyard Charlotte Ballantyne set a goal of collecting 400 packs of markers and had collected 105 by Wednesday morning. If the goal is met, the Courtyard Management Team will streak their hair the colors of markers and the entire team will celebrate with a pizza party. 

The Hanover Insurance Group, a 20 person office, was challenged to donate 100 packs of markers and exceeded that goal by Wednesday morning. Employees will celebrate with a pizza luncheon on Friday. 

During July 14-25, The Remi Group held an open collection of all school supplies. Employees who contributed were then entered into a drawing for one of three prizes: a free PTO day to be used this year, a half PTO day, and the chance to leave an hour early. Remi’s Green Committee also held a Farmer’s Market, and the proceeds were donated to the internal school supplies drive. Remi collected 671 items that will be donated this week to Color the Park. 



Color the Park THIS WEEK!
Monday, July 28, 2014
Color the Park

The seventh annual Color the Park Marker Drive benefiting Classroom Central is THIS WEEK! 


Classroom Central is a free store for teachers that supports six counties around the Charlotte area by providing school supplies to children in need. With your help, we can brighten the future of children in our community. Classroom Central requested that Ballantyne Corporate Park collect packs of markers. Last year, Ballantyne Corporate Park collected more than 13,000 packs for Classroom Central. Let’s see what we can do together this year! 

Please drop off your marker and/or school supply donations in the blue donation barrels in the building lobbies before 12:00pm on Friday, August 1.  

*MARKER SALE ALERT*  
10-count Cra-Z-Art markers for $0.77 at Walmart
Up+Up markers at Target for $1.00
10-count Crayola markers for $1.25

See video below to learn more about Classroom Central and the support it supplies to local schools. 


Morrison YMCA Field 7 Improvements
Thursday, July 31, 2014
The Morrison Family YMCA Field 7 will be closed for turf renovations from August 4 until August 17. Thank you for your patience as the Ballantyne Corporate Park Association works to improve the field.


Power Up Challenge 2014--Ballantyne Chapter Luncheon
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
The Charlotte Chamber Ballantyne Chapter will hold its Power Up Challenge 2014 competition luncheon on August 7 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge.

 The Power Up Challenge identifies promising startups and small businesses in each chapter footprint. The chosen local entrepreneurs and small business owners will present how their businesses can support the growth of Charlotte's economy through innovation and entrepreneurial skills. Chapter members will vote following the presentations, and the winner will be awarded a cash prize and package of in-kind services. 

Don’t miss this opportunity to support local economic growth! Click here to register for this event. 


Ballantyne Magazine Wins Communicator Award
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Ballantyne Magazine has been honored with a Communicator Award of Distinction from the Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts in the consumer magazine category. Recognizing big ideas in marketing and communications, the Communicator Awards is the leading international awards program of its kind, receiving more than 6,000 entries annually.


Ballantyne Magazine partners with SPARK Publications to provide publication design and production services. For more information on the Communicator Awards, please visit communicatorawards.com/awards/.





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