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Ground Breaking at First Ward Park

  Yesterday, Mecklenburg County held a ceremony to commemorate the ground breaking for First Ward Park. The Park is a much needed amenity for our neighborhood and the event was well attended. Bob Szymkiewicz, a long time resident and founder of the First Ward Community Fund, was a speaker at the event. Bob took time to […]

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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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Artist Dustin Shore

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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CHA Today

CHA Today

Yesterday Stan Washington, Melissa Jones and Dustin Shores appeared with Jennifer Gallman on CHA Today. Stan and Melissa are CHA case managers and members of the First Ward community Fund Board of Directors. Dustin is a professional photographer and artist who worked with the Fund on two art projects.

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