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A Visit With CMPD

Today a group of us from the Community Fund and First Ward Neighbors, Inc. spent some time with Captain Campagna of CMPD’s Central Division. We dropped-off a supply of Gatorade for the folks who will be on duty on Independence Day and talked First Ward. Each year the Community Fund supplies Gatorade as a way […]

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Bob Szy... with Marguerite Caputo Suppa and Tom Seaver.

Take a Slice Out of Cancer V

Last evening several residents of First Ward and members of our board attended the fifth annual Take a Slice Out of Cancer fundraiser at Villa Francesca. Each year the event gets bigger and better with a veritable who’s who of Charlotte in attendance. Now, while the event is a party, the emphasis is on defeating […]

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Bob Szymkiewicz talks education in First Ward.

School Supplies for First Ward

Today the First Ward Community Fund donated nearly $1,500 in school supplies to sixty-five children living in First Ward. Thanks to a generous donation from the NATCA Charitable Foundation we were able to supply our young residents with school supplies for the upcoming school year. In addition to these supplies, the High School and Middle […]

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Baseball

The First Ward Community Fund is helping our friends at Carolinas Metro Inc raise money for  their U18 baseball team to attend a tournament in Atlanta. Recruiters from Historically Black Colleges and scouts from Major League Baseball attend this event. The group is holding a raffle to fund the cost of the trip. We offer […]

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First Ward and the Bobcats

The Charlotte Bobcats ended the season with a three game win streak and they are a team looking forward to next year. First Ward resident will be looking forward too. This year we gave away one-hundred-sixty-four tickets to our friends and neighbors. Children who did well in school or who did volunteer work or adults […]

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Bob Szymkiewicz presents a donation on behalf of the First Ward Community Fund

Tis The Season

Today, after a guided tour, the First Ward Community Fund donated $600.00 to Safe Alliance’s new Clyde and Ethel Dickson Domestic Violence Shelter. The shelter, which is featured in this Charlotte Observer article, is incredible. With 40,000 square feet and 80 beds Safe Alliance will no longer have to turn victims away. The Community Fund […]

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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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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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2007 Holiday Party

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

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