From Kiplinger Today: You Can Give Your 2015 IRA Required Distribution to Charity

The President will sign legislation that okays a tax-free transfer of up to $100,000. Details...

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Charlotte Business Journal: CPCC puts finishing touches on $24.5M Cato Campus facility

Central Piedmont Community College has invested $24.5 million into its Cato Campus to address overcrowding and provide room to grow academic and work-force training programs.
That 85,000-square-foot facility, called Cato III, increases the campus' overall space by 85% when it opens in January. CATO III

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SWIRL ~ Register Now ~ April 1, 2016

April 1, 2016
Philip L. Van Every Culinary Arts Center,
Central Piedmont Community College,
425 North Kings Drive at the corner of Kings and 7th Street

Register Now
Swirl is our annual event benefitting the nationally accredited culinary, baking and pastry arts programs at Central Piedmont Community College. Funds generated through this event will help provide student scholarships, fund travel to regional and national competitions, and support international learning opportunities.

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Charlotte Observer article: They're getting a head start on high-tech careers

Owen Sims is still in high school, but the 17-year-old is already headed toward a well-paying career at a high-tech manufacturer.
The home-schooled senior from Concord works a few hours a day, five days a week at Max Daetwyler Corp., a custom machine maker in Huntersville. Within a few years, he'll have learned and worked in every department at the company.
He does it as part of the Apprenticeship 2000, a program of five Charlotte-area manufacturers that trains students on the job, pays for their college and guarantees them work after graduation. The program, offered at CPCC, is marking its 20th anniversary this year.
To read the complete article, click here.
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