Friday, February 12, 2016


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Charlotte Claims Victory in Keep Pounding Food Drive!
Friday, February 12, 2016

Ballantyne Corporate Park would like to thank everyone who donated to the Keep Pounding Food Drive vs. Denver. BCP partnered with the Mecklenburg County Council of the Boy Scouts of America and the United Methodist Church to collect non-perishable food for Loaves & Fishes. 

While we did not win the Super Bowl, we did win against Denver in the food drive. Final score: Carolinas: 636,891 food items, Denver 360,664. 

Our total is based on the donation from Food Lion, the collection of physical items in BCP and Ballantyne Commons East, and monetary donations made to Loaves and Fishes. 

Special thanks to everyone who contributed to the drive. Your support is greatly appreciated!

Click here to read more on the win. 



Ballantyne Book Club
Friday, February 12, 2016

The next Ballantyne Book Club Meeting will be held Wednesday, February 24 at 5:30 p.m. The group will discuss How to be Both by Ali Smith

The club meets at Aloft Charlotte BallantynePlease note seating is limited. RSVP is appreciated. 





The Golf Club at Ballantyne App
Thursday, February 11, 2016

The Golf Club at Ballantyne has a new app! Download the app featuring 3D flyovers, yardage guides, weather, scoring and more. 



XPO Logistics Goes Red for a Good Cause
Wednesday, February 10, 2016

XPO held a fundraiser for the American Heart Association on National Wear Red, February 5. A total of $640 was raised through the sale of Go Red pins, a Bake Sale, Super Bowl tailgating contest and the sale of pizza and pasta courtesy of Libretto's.



Wilson Visits The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge for Valentine's Day
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Rising's Wilson's World shared great ideas for Valentine's Day at The Ballantyne on February 10. Wilson learned about gift ideas at The Spa, holiday themed offerings and personal training sessions at the hotel. Click here to view the video.


Register for the Charlotte Chamber Town Hall Meeting
Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Join the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce for its Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, February 23, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Sheraton Charlotte Hotel. Learn about the Chamber's 2016 Program of Work from Charlotte Chamber Chair Ned Curran as well as the vision for Charlotte from Mayor Jennifer Roberts. 

Click here to register. 



Bark Making Class at The Secret Chocolatier
Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Learn about chocolate, tempering, and choose from a variety of ingredients for making chocolate bark. Class space is limited and reservations are required. Click here to view events at the North Community House Road location. 

Cost is $25 per person. Classes are also available for private parties. The Secret Chocolatier has gift certificates available for those wanting to present any classes as a gift. Contact The Secret Chocolatier for more details.



Celebrate Valentine’s Day in the Ballantyne Area
Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Most people have a love-hate relationship Valentine's Day. When you have a significant other to share it with, it can be exciting. You get to spend time with your valentine and do something special. But if you’re still looking, Valentine’s Day is often better known as Single Awareness Day.  

Whether you are taken or single, do not waste time sitting in the house or wishing your situation was different. Enjoy it with the people you love and have fun! Here are a few things to do in the Ballantyne area to make the most of your Valentine’s Day. 

One of the best ways to enjoy V-Day is with something sweet. If you’re bored with heart-shaped candy boxes, try a treat from Edible Arrangements. Receive 15% off any purchase with your BCP card. It’s a great token of love to share with your sweetheart, a good friend, or enjoy one on your own! Who says you can’t eat a whole edible arrangement by yourself? 

If you’re in the mood to hang out with friends, there are plenty of things to do in the Park. Relax with your girls and get a manicure and pedicure at Ultra Nail Bar. The nail salon is new to the BCP program. First-time clients with a BCP card will receive $5 off their first visit and 15% off any service $35 or more. For the guys - how about a game of golf? The Golf Club at Ballantyne offers 20% off regular green fees, cart fees and range balls for BCP card holders.  

Couples who are looking for a lovely evening to enjoy with your valentine, BCP has the perfect solution. Enjoy a three-course prix fixe menu at Gallery Restaurant. The meal includes a choice of appetizer, entrée and dessert of $75 per person (plus tax and gratuity). For reservations, please visit www.gallery-restaurant.com or call 704-248-4100.

Another festive option is to dance the night away at the Ballantyne Ball. The second annual masquerade-themed event will be held at The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge. Proceeds will benefit The Sandbox

If you have any events and activities to add, send them our way! Happy Valentine’s Day! 



2016 Heineman Computer Drive Results
Tuesday, February 02, 2016
 
 

Thank you to everyone who donated to the Ballantyne Corporate Park computer drive benefiting the Heineman Foundation. We are pleased to announce this year's computer drive surpassed previous efforts, producing 5,966 pounds of recycled computer equipment! 

Each piece of equipment will be refurbished and donated abroad to the Technology for Education project in Guatemala. Since 2011, the Heineman Foundation has donated more than 14,000 computers to this project thanks to the generous support of Charlotte-based organizations.

If you missed our January drive, we’ve got you covered! The Heineman Foundation will return to BCP for our annual Earth Day event on Thursday, April 21, offering the community another on-site opportunity to recycle technologies.

Thank you for your support!



30% off Lunch Special at Stone Mountain Grill
Monday, February 01, 2016
 

Enjoy 30% off at Stone Mountain Grill the entire month of February with your BCP Card! Valid Monday - Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 pm. 



Ballantyne Breakfast Club to Host Annual Priorities Meeting
Saturday, January 30, 2016
The Ballantyne Breakfast Club will hold its Annual Priorities Meeting at 9 a.m. on February 13 at The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge in the Ballantyne Ballroom. The Ballantyne Chapter of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce is co-hosting the meeting. 

Elected officials from the NC Senate & House, Mecklenburg County Commissioners, Charlotte City Council Representatives & Mayor, CMS Board of Education Representatives, the Charlotte City Manager & Mecklenburg County Manager, CMPD, CFD, Mecklenburg Sheriffs Department, CDOT, NCDOT, CATS, CMS, Charlotte Planning Department, the CFO of the Charlotte Budget Department, Charlotte Water Department, Parks & Recreation, CRVA, NAACP, Center City Partners, YMCA, Wingate University, UNCC, CPCC, Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, and other area leaders and developers including Bissell, will be present. Attendees will have the opportunity to question and to share input with the representatives in an informal setting.

The meeting is free and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to arrive around 8:30 to enjoy refreshments and socialize before the meeting begins. 

Visit ballantynebreakfastclub.com for more information about this event and about the Ballantyne Breakfast Club. 


Join Ballantyne Ball to Be Enchanted for a Cause
Monday, January 25, 2016

Mark your calendar for the Ballantyne Ball on Saturday, February 13. The second annual masquerade-themed event will be held at The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge beginning at 6 p.m. Proceeds from the event will benefit The Sandbox to help patients and their families during the most tumultuous times of their lives.

For more information and tickets, go to ballantyneball.org. Please email all inquires to chair Allen Starrett at allen@ballantyneball.org.





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