Events

We Want a Brewery in the Monroe Road Corridor

My wife and I live in MoRA and we’re big fans of Charlotte craft beer. This is an open letter welcoming a brewery to open in our corridor. Most of the craft breweries in NODA, South End and Plaza Midwood are between 9 and 11 miles from our house. Not bad for meeting...

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PR workshop for your community group

Mary Hopper is a Community Engagement Consultant with over 25 years of professional experience -- and who has been an integral advisor to MoRA.  She will be offering a free public relations workshop, in cooperation with the Independence Regional Library, as a...

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MoRA wants to bring a Queen City Joyride to YOU!

Charlotte B-Cycle, in conjunction with the Knight Foundation, is providing opportunities for community groups to participate in the QC Joyrides program, with the goal of spreading the love of cycling throughout the Queen City. MoRA is looking for ideas for one (or...

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MoRA Wins 2nd NBS Grant to Enhance its Outreach — to you

The most challenging thing for any all-volunteer group is sustaining effective communication with its stakeholders.  From its inception, MoRA wanted to address that issue -- so they turned to the City of Charlotte’s Neighborhood & Business Services and applied for a...

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The Café at the Community Culinary School of Charlotte

     If you live or work in the area and you’re sick of artery-clogging meals served in styrofoam from a drive-through, you really need to check out the Café at Community Culinary School of Charlotte. First and foremost, Community Culinary School is a nonprofit...

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Neighborhood Bash

MoRA hosts FirstAnnual Neighborhood Bash Thursday, May 19, from 7-10 PM at 6215 Forest Way Drive MoRA invites Monroe Road area residents and businesses to its First Annual Neighborhood Bash, 7-10 p m, Thursday, May 19.  The event will be held in the recently opened M...

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Upper McAlpine Creek Greenway

       The Upper McAlpine Creek Greenway stretches from Sardis Road to Margaret Wallace Road. It was purchased in 1978 and was the first public greenway trail in the piedmont region of North Carolina. It’s about three miles long and connects with Campbell Creek...

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Knights Cities Challenge Results

Thank you for following along with us throughout this process. The results of this year's Knight Cities Challenge are in. We, at Monroe Road Advocates, would like to congratulate our fellow finalists for winning this year's challenge. This year's winning Charlotte...

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