Saturday, July 04, 2015
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

SUMMER ISSUE

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

Happy Fourth of July Weekend!
Friday, July 03, 2015

Hope you have a wonderful and safe holiday weekend with family and friends!



Find Your Fourth Fun
Thursday, July 02, 2015

Looking for things to do over the holiday weekend? The South Charlotte Weekly offers some great ideas here.



Join Us to Color the Park for Classroom Central
Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Ballantyne Corporate Park’s eighth annual Color the Park drive for Classroom Central will be held July 22 – July 31. Classroom Central is a free store for teachers and supports more than 100,000 children in our area that need school supplies.

Join Ballantyne Corporate Park to collect packs of markers, colored pencils and crayons to give underprivileged children the tools they need to succeed.

Interested in leading your office’s efforts to collect school supplies? Contact Community Director
Hailey Rorie for details.



Double Discount Days at Stone Mountain Grill
Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Enjoy 30 percent off at Stone Mountain Grill over Fourth of July weekend with your BCP Card.



YMCA Corporate Soccer League Update
Wednesday, July 01, 2015

The Morrison YMCA's Corporate Sports Soccer League is underway and runs through July 28. The league features eight teams, and games are held at the Morrison Y on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Congrats to MetLife - Fleet, Cobra Kai and Bissell for being tied for first place! View current standings here and the complete schedule here.



Charlotte Agenda Features Ballantyne Corporate Park
Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Charlotte Agenda recently published a great story on what it's like to work in Ballantyne Corporate Park.Read the story here



MetLife Participates in Week of Giving at Second Harvest
Monday, June 29, 2015

MetLife associates recently participated in a “Week of Giving” at Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina by volunteering every day from June 8 through 12. The Second Harvest Food Bank is a regional distribution warehouse that supplies food and grocery items to over 650 charitable agencies that assist people in need across 19 counties in North and South Carolina.

Associates at the Charlotte campus committed to filling morning and afternoon shifts for five consecutive days at the Food Bank to assist with various tasks in the warehouse. By week’s end, nearly 200 associates had filled 10 shifts and volunteered 585 hours of their time.

The associates who volunteered also had an internal challenge of submitting a creative team photo while at the Food Bank. The Wednesday afternoon team emerged victorious with the photo pictured here.



Experiments in Money - Free Lunch & Learn Seminar
Monday, June 29, 2015
On Wednesday, July 22, noon - 1 p.m., Shay Prosser, CEO of financial education firm Get it Together, will present Experiments in Money during this special seminar for tenants of Ballantyne Corporate Park. Learn how to set attainable financial goals and adjust to life's curve balls. The session will be held in the Bissell Training Room (located on the third floor of the Chandler Building, 13860 Ballantyne Corporate Place). Lunch will be served. Register here.


Extended Stay America to Host Blood Drive
Friday, June 26, 2015

Extended Stay America, located at 11525 N. Community House Rd., is hosting a blood drive for the American Red Cross on Tuesday, July 7, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  Register at redcrossblood.org and enter the sponsor code Extended Stay America and select your preferred time slot. Or, call 1-800-Red-Cross and a representative can assist. 



Paws For The Cause
Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The third annual Paws For The Cause Humane Society fundraiser will be held Thursday, July 7, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. at Cedarwood Country Club. Dinner will be provided with a $10 (minimum) donation. Silent auction items include a round of gold with a PGA professional, Carolina Panthers tickets, autographed items and much more! All proceeds will go to the Humane Society of Charlotte. For more information or to RSVP, contact Molly Green.



Volunteer Opportunities at Tri!Ballantyne
Monday, June 29, 2015
The Morrison Family YMCA is hosting its 6th annual Tri! Ballantyne on Saturday, July 18, at 7 a.m. The Y is looking for volunteers for the event and the Kids’ Tri! Ballantyne. Come on your own or volunteer with friends, family or coworkers. Groups are welcome! Available shifts range from 4:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Register as an individual or as a group.

If you’re interested in participating in Tri! Ballantyne, register here.


Behind the Scenes at ESPN
Monday, June 29, 2015

Charlotte Agenda recently featured a piece on ESPN's office in Ballantyne Corporate Park. Check it out here.



Sara’s Y Breaks Ground in Ballantyne Corporate Park
Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Community leaders and officials from the YMCA of Greater Charlotte, Bissell and Ballantyne Corporate Park gathered on June 23 for a groundbreaking ceremony for Sara’s Y, a new 22,000 – 24,000 sq.ft. YMCA of Greater Charlotte facility in Ballantyne Corporate Park. The new Y is named in memory of philanthropist Sara Harris Bissell. Sara’s Y is projected to open in January 2016. A recent Charlotte Observer article covered the event.

Pictured left to right: Mike Burnett, 1st Morrison YMCA Board Chair; Andy Calhoun, YMCA of Greater Charlotte, President & CEO; Doug Baumgartner, Morrison YMCA Board Chair; Steve Bowers, Community Vice President, Morrison YMCA; Margaret & Smoky Bissell, Chairman of Bissell; and Bailey Patrick, YMCA of Greater Charlotte, Association Board Chair.



MetLife Donates $30,000 to Easter Seals
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
On June 18, MetLife presented a check donation of $30,000 to Easter Seals. The donation was made in honor of Disability Insurance Awareness Month, which takes place each May. 

MetLife team members Gene Lunman, executive vice president of Retail Life & Disability, Kieran Mullins, senior vice president of Third Party Sales, Matt Quale, vice president, U.S. Retail Marketing, Brian Bruneau, assistant vice president of Life & Disability Marketing and Sutton White, Director of product marketing, as well as the Disability Insurance Marketing team, presented the check to Jennifer Crumpler, VP for Development of Easter Seals and Michael Schultze, Foundation Chair of Easter Seals.

MetLife selected Easter Seals as the recipient of the donation because of the agency’s dedication to help children and adults with disabilities attain greater independence. Easter Seals provides exceptional services, education, outreach and advocacy to people living with autism and other disabilities so they may live, learn, work and play in our communities. MetLife offers disability insurance as part of its product portfolio and is committed to offering a product that assists people in continuing to live a fulfilled life after and during a disability. 





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