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Rocky Mount Brewery Is Having Its Grand Opening On Saturday Nov 10

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Saturday is our Grand Opening of the Rocky Mount Brewery. Join us for an afternoon of Tours and Tastings at the amazing Rocky Mount Mills.

Sample the 200th Anniversary Ale (made with artisan grits and molasses) our first collaboration brew with fellow Mill brewers (portion of sales to support local Hurricane needs). Featured house beers include Spaceway Brewery’s Dondada Stout and Harlem Brew South’s Black IPA among others. Enjoy all that the Mill has to offer including restaurants, breweries, Tiny House Hotel, Nash Pilot Brew House, so much more! Be sure to stop by the bottle shop! Tour. Taste. Rock!


Evan Bell’s African American Art Exhibit Meets Published Quilter Marjorie Diggs Freeman

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Learn more by visiting our Facebook page

Our sponsors and guest can expect a new fresh networking event, where guest will get to paint a masterpiece for cause. Our event is to empower the community with artistic learning and engagement through music and

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The holiday paint for cause will also showcase local small business as vendors at the event. This unique paint for cause will support 4 local non profits in the area.

Big Sister Talk A empowerment brand focused on catering to young girls and Women in general. This outreach caters to creating a unique sisterhood through fun events workshops and a interactive youtube blog

Music Is Life Music Is Life inspires to provide music and arts education by serving free or affordable group ensemble classes tailored to fit beginner, intermediate,and advanced students. Our goal is to accommodate and empower the community with art literacy for all.

Motive 8 Motiv8, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring artistic expression, cultivating positive behaviors and preserving the arts in disadvantaged areas, ONE person, ONE count, and ONE community at a time.

Mission Epilepsy - An Advocacy outreach foundation that provides resources and information for epileptic patients, their families, friends and the communities at large. The Mission of the foundation is also to help find a cure to overcome the challenges


Event Connects MedTech Manufacturers to Resources that Support Growth

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Medical technology manufacturers who want to know more about local and state resources to help them increase overseas sales, develop their workforce and more should register for the 2018 Charlotte MedTech Forum to be held Tuesday, Nov. 6.

Medical device, pharmaceutical, biotechnology manufacturers and others attending the “Charlotte MedTech Forum 2018: A Conversation about Regional MedTech and Growth Resources” will hear from expert panelists and speakers discussing exporting and international market opportunities; regional workforce resources; paths to international, regional and start-up growth; and domestic and international intellectual property issues.

The event, presented by regional offices of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina and the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. at the Polymers Center of Excellence, University Research Park, 8900 Research Drive in Charlotte.

Panelists will include representatives from the EDPNC, U.S. Commercial Service, Export-Import Bank of the United States, Centralina Workforce Development Board, Central Piedmont Community College, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte career center, Charlotte Works workforce development board, Veterans Bridge Home and North Carolina's Small Business and Technology Development Center.

Participation in the event is free, but seating is limited. To register online, visit the North Carolina Biotechnology center website at and click the Events link at the top of the page. For more information, contact Corie Curtis, executive director of the Greater Charlotte region of the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, at 704-687-8563 or