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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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Central Division Commander Captain Hulsey

CMPD January Newsletter

Happy New Year! What’s your 2013 Resolution? How about considering crime prevention? What’s more important than your family’s safety? We’ll use thus month’s newsletter to review some quick and easy crime prevention tips. The ultimate goal of Crime Prevention is to reduce the risk of being a victim. In order to do this effectively, it […]

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Vinton presents Trish Hobson with a donation for the Shelter.

Tis The Season Part Deux

The First Ward Community Fund continued it’s holiday giving with a $500.00 donation to the Men’s Shelter of Charlotte. The Shelter provides food and shelter to approximately 500 men per night. Trish Hobson was please to receive the gift on behalf of the Shelter. Although funding has been stable for the last few years there […]

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DNC Street Access

Getting around Uptown and First Ward will be a challenge during the Democratic National Convention. To aid residents the City of Charlotte has developed an excellent web site that lists street closure for the DNC . Click here for maps. Residents can expect a high level of police activity to guard against possible trouble. Please […]

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Mayor Foxx talks about the importance of the Neighborhood Watch Program

National Night Out – 2011

The 28th 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 2, 2011. Charlotte, North Carolina, August 2, 2011: The First Ward Community Fund and Charlotte Housing Authority will host their annual “Party with the Police” as […]

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Fire Station One

Firehouse Tours

The First Ward Community Fund serves up an Independence Day feast for the men and women of Fire Station One.   Charlotte, North Carolina, June 28, 2011: Once again, the First Ward Community Fund provides a Fourth of July feast for the men and women of Fire Station One. Thanks to our friends at Reid’s and Patco Foods, […]

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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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