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GRAMMY Award-Winning Artist Darius Rucker to Perform at 36th Annual Sonic Automotive Speedway Children's Charities Gala Presented by The NRA Foundation

CONCORD, N.C. (April 19, 2016) - Internationally acclaimed country music star Darius Rucker will headline a dazzling night recognizing and supporting the numerous charitable efforts of Speedway Children's Charities at the 36th Annual Sonic Automotive Speedway Children's Charities Gala presented by The NRA Foundation on Wednesday, May 25 at the Ritz-Carlton in uptown Charlotte, North Carolina.

Rucker and members of his band will perform a 45-minute concert during the black-tie extravaganza that doubles as one of the area's largest fundraising events, with proceeds going to the grant program of Speedway Children's Charities' Charlotte chapter. The private event, emceed by NBC Sports personality Krista Voda, will include live music, exquisite food and silent and live auctions, featuring special vacation packages and exclusive autographed sports memorabilia. The Speedway Children's Charities Gala coincides with the thrilling 10 Days of NASCAR Thunder at Charlotte Motor Speedway, a festival of motorsports excitement spanning May 20 to May 29.

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Emily's Visit to the Male Leadership Academy

Emily\'s Visit to the Male Leadership Academy

One February 17th I visited the Male Leadership Academy of Charlotte. My boss spoke so highly of this academic institution and was so excited for me to see what it was all about. Anticipating our visit and wanting to be fully prepared, I googled the website the day before. I started reading various bios and mission statements.

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