Saturday, February 06, 2016


Ballantyne Magazine

WINTER ISSUE

The latest issue of
Ballantyne Magazine is here! Pick it up in your building lobby or read it online at ballantynemagazine.com.

Thank You for Supporting the Keep Pounding Food Drive
Friday, February 05, 2016

Ballantyne Corporate Park would like to thank everyone who donated to the Keep Pounding Food Drive vs. Denver. BCP partnered with the Mecklenburg County Council of the Boy Scouts of America and the United Methodist Church to collect non-perishable food for Loaves & Fishes. 

There is still time to donate. Click here to make a monetary donation thorough Sunday.

Your support is greatly appreciated. Stay tuned for the results!  



Nothing Bundt Cakes: Free Delivery in BCP
Friday, February 05, 2016

Nothing Bundt Cakes will be making FREE deliveries to offices located in Ballantyne Corporate Park on the first Friday of each month. To redeem this special, BCP tenants must include "BCP Friday" in the comments section for online orders, and mention the Friday delivery special when placing an order over the phone. 

Orders must meet a $15 minimum, and deliveries will be made between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Click here to view the full menu! 



2016 Heineman Computer Drive Results
Tuesday, February 02, 2016
 
 

Thank you to everyone who donated to the Ballantyne Corporate Park computer drive benefiting the Heineman Foundation. We are pleased to announce this year's computer drive surpassed previous efforts, producing 5,966 pounds of recycled computer equipment! 

Each piece of equipment will be refurbished and donated abroad to the Technology for Education project in Guatemala. Since 2011, the Heineman Foundation has donated more than 14,000 computers to this project thanks to the generous support of Charlotte-based organizations.

If you missed our January drive, we’ve got you covered! The Heineman Foundation will return to BCP for our annual Earth Day event on Thursday, April 21, offering the community another on-site opportunity to recycle technologies.

Thank you for your support!



30% off Lunch Special at Stone Mountain Grill
Monday, February 01, 2016
 

Enjoy 30% off at Stone Mountain Grill the entire month of February with your BCP Card! Valid Monday - Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 pm. 



Ballantyne Breakfast Club to Host Annual Priorities Meeting
Saturday, January 30, 2016
The Ballantyne Breakfast Club will hold its Annual Priorities Meeting at 9 a.m. on February 13 at The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge in the Ballantyne Ballroom. The Ballantyne Chapter of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce is co-hosting the meeting. 

Elected officials from the NC Senate & House, Mecklenburg County Commissioners, Charlotte City Council Representatives & Mayor, CMS Board of Education Representatives, the Charlotte City Manager & Mecklenburg County Manager, CMPD, CFD, Mecklenburg Sheriffs Department, CDOT, NCDOT, CATS, CMS, Charlotte Planning Department, the CFO of the Charlotte Budget Department, Charlotte Water Department, Parks & Recreation, CRVA, NAACP, Center City Partners, YMCA, Wingate University, UNCC, CPCC, Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, other area leaders and developers will be present. Attendees will have the opportunity to question and to share input with the representatives in an informal setting.

The meeting is free and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to arrive around 8:30 to enjoy refreshments and socialize before the meeting begins. 

Visit ballantynebreakfastclub.com for more information about this event and about the Ballantyne Breakfast Club. 


Ballantyne Area Food for Thought: Something New
Friday, January 29, 2016

Submitted by Pariss Coleman

It’s hard not to be impressed by the variety of lunch options in the Ballantyne area. If you’re in the mood for a sandwich, sushi, food trucks, fine dining, Indian or Peruvian, BCP has it all!

Driving around the Ballantyne area while you are hungry will make you forget about the lunch you packed. There are several options and it is hard to choose! I decided to compile my list and will start with four. I picked selections from different categories and researched what I’m interested in trying. Cheers to leaving my lunchbox home for something new!

American: Burger 21

Who doesn’t love a good burger? Burger 21 is conveniently located in Ballantyne Village, and there’s an option to get a half and half order of fries - regular and sweet potato. Burger 21, you got me. I look forward to meeting you, and your fries. 

Italian/Pasta: Lorenzo’s Pizzeria

After reviewing the website and menu options online, I think I’m going to leave Lorenzo’s full and happy. I have no idea what I want to try. I can't decide right now. However, the mouthwatering pictures of the pizza already have me thinking about which toppings I want when I get there...

Greek: Kabob Grill

I love Greek dishes, especially falafels. I’m excited to visit Kabob Grill in StoneCrest. The lunch specials on the menu look appetizing, and as a part-time vegetarian (I’ll get there one day), I think I may go with the vegetarian combo. 

Mexican: Cantina 1511

I’ve heard great things about Cantina and any time tacos, chips and dip are in the picture, I’m interested. You can never go wrong with a quesadilla in my book, but I think I’d like to step aside from my usual preference and try the Enchiladas de Pollo or a Chimichanga.

Decisions, decisions.

I'm also looking forward to using my BCP Card in the Ballantyne area! Click here to find out how you can save with current BCP Card discounts. 

Check back in a couple of weeks to see how it goes! Bon Appétit!



Ballantyne Briefings: No Guts, No Gain
Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The first Ballantyne Briefings of 2016 was held January 26 at Aloft Charlotte Ballantyne. Business owners and professionals enjoyed mingling and sales training from sales guru Jim Dunn. Dunn, President of Dunn Enterprises/Sandler Training, presented "No Guts, No Gain: The Art of Closing More Deals" to a packed room.

Dunn's briefing was full of valuable advice, such as avoid inauthentic communication, display passion for what you do, employ a process that builds trust, and be assertive yet nurturing with your approach. In addition to the great people and topic, everyone enjoyed delicious BBQ from Midwood Smokehouse in Ballantyne. Bissell Companies is the series sponsor.

The second quarter Ballantyne Briefing will be on Tuesday, April 5. Greg Gentner, COO of rFactr, will cover social media for business. Stay tuned for more details on Ballantyne Briefings' Facebook page.

For questions or to join the Briefings' mailing list, contact Allen Starrett at ars@starrettlawfirm.com.



XPO Logistics Supports the Make-A-Wish Foundation
Monday, January 25, 2016

XPO Logistics held a fundraiser that raised $2,410.00 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. This was the second fundraiser held in 2015 to support this great cause. XPO takes great delight in helping children's wishes come true! 



Join Ballantyne Ball to Be Enchanted for a Cause
Monday, January 25, 2016

Mark your calendar for the Ballantyne Ball on Saturday, February 13. The second annual masquerade-themed event will be held at The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge beginning at 6 p.m. Proceeds from the event will benefit The Sandbox to help patients and their families during the most tumultuous times of their lives.

For more information and tickets, go to ballantyneball.org. Please email all inquires to chair Allen Starrett at allen@ballantyneball.org.





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