Safe Alliance gets legal grant 

CHARLOTTE – The Mecklenburg Bar Foundation awarded 15 grants totaling $134,975 in the first quarter of 2014 to support legal nonprofits, such as Safe Alliance, and projects of the Mecklenburg County Bar and Mecklenburg Bar Foundation. 

Safe Alliance received a grant to help fund a full-time staff attorney for its Legal Representation Project, which provides free legal representation and assistance to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault leading up to and at hearings to obtain protective orders.

Visit to learn more about the grant process or to make a donation.


Seminar discuss home safety

HUNTERSVILLE – Safe Kids Charlotte Mecklenburg will join Huntersville police and fire departments during a lunchtime seminar to discuss how to protect families and homes. 

The event takes place 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 3 at the Lowe’s store, 16830 Statesville Road.