Stacks Kitchen opens in Matthews
A Waxhaw favorite is now open in Matthews.
Stacks Kitchen welcomed its first Matthews customers Monday, May 6 in the Hillside Plaza at 11100 Monroe Road, suite A. The eatery is open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. seven days a week and serves breakfast all day. The restaurant, which has been open for three years in Waxhaw, bakes its own bread and desserts, makes smoothies, milkshakes and fresh-squeezed orange juice.
It’s the restaurant’s second location.
This week’s specials included a breakfast melt for $5.95, grilled hamburger steak for $7.50, a four-piece friend chicken meal for $7.50 and a white Russian sandwich for $7.95.
For more information, call 704-841-2025 or visit http://stackskitchen.com.
Harris Teeter customers donate $340K for charity
Customers of Matthews-based Harris Teeter recently raised more than $340,000 for the nonprofit Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, according to a news release.
In March, customers could make $1, $3 or $5 donations to the nonprofit at checkout.
Through the end of May, customers will be able to make $1, $3, or $5 donations to raise money for the United Service Organizations, or USO, and the Wounded Warrior Project.
Belk sale raises $5.3M
In its first Charity Sale of the year, Belk raised more than $5.3 million for nearly 8,000 nonprofits across the company’s 16-state footprint, according to a news release.
On Saturday, April 27 the four-hour, semi-annual shopping event served as a fundraising tool for participating organizations that sell $5 tickets to their supporters. Last year’s Charity Sale supported thousands of nonprofits such as March of Dimes, American Cancer Society, Crisis Assistance Ministry, Special Olympics, Teens Do Care, Literacy Council, United Way, Girl Talk International, North Carolina Zoo Society, American Red Cross, animal rescue organizations and local school athletic, scholastic organization and churches.
In 2012, Belk raised more than $10 million for charities during its spring and fall Charity Sales, according to the release.
Food Network’s Jeff Henderson to speak at conference
Tickets are on sale for the Charlotte Business Resource’s Small Business Week Conference set for May 14 at Central Piedmont Community College’s Harris Campus, 3210 Harris Campus Drive in Charlotte.
The event, which runs from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., will feature presentations, interactive breakout sessions and a keynote address by Chef Jeff Henderson, an award-winning chef, author and Food Network television personality.
Tickets are $39.
For more information or to register, visit www.charlottesmallbusinessweek.com or call 704-330-6736. Parking is available on the Harris Campus.
For directions, visit www.cpcc.edu/campuses/harris/directions.