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First Ward Basketball Clinic

The First Ward Community Fund, Charlotte Housing Authority (CHA) and Police Activities League (PAL) held a youth basketball clinic on Saturday, March 19th at the First Ward Recreation Center from 11:00am to 2:00pm. The center is located at 610 E 7th Street. Charlotte, North Carolina, March 19, 2011:  More than 120 people attended and 70 […]

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Two New Police Bikes

The First Ward Community Fund gives two new police bikes to the officers of the Central Division. Charlotte, North Carolina, January 4th, 2011:  Today the First Ward Community Fund presented a pair of police bikes to the Central Division of CMPD. In the latter part of 2010 the Fund organized a raffle, as a fundraiser, […]

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First Ward Art

Stan Washington and Bob Szymkiewicz of the First Ward Community Fund assisted artist Dustin Shores in installation of the works in their new homes. The first piece, a collage of photographs, depicts important participants in the development of First Ward as a Hope VI community. This veritable “Who’s Who” of First Ward now hangs in […]

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National Night Out

The 27th Annual National Night Out (NNO), a unique crime and drug prevention event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW), has been scheduled for Tuesday, August 3, 2010. Charlotte, North Carolina, August 3, 2010: The First Ward Community Fund will host its annual “Party with the Police” as part of the nation-wide […]

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Thank You Charlotte Fire Department!

For the second year in a row Fire Station Number One was open for tours for neighborhood residents and to honor the men and women at the station the FWCF provided dinner for all who were on duty during the holiday. This was an opportunity for the neighbors to stop by and say hello and thank you to […]

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First Ward and the Bobcats

The Bobcats’ season ended with a 98 to 73 loss against the Orlando Magic. While the outcome of this game was disappointing; First Ward and the Bobcats was a big success for the neighborhood. Thanks to Deborah Cox, of Savvy + Company Real Estate, who donated a pair of season tickets, many First Ward residents were able […]

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2007 Holiday Party

Pictures from our 2007 Holiday Party with residents of the First Ward…

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