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    • 12 Nov 2019
    • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Brio Tuscan Grille - 4720 Piedmont Row Dr, Charlotte, NC 28210
    Register

    BLOC-SouthPark meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at Brio Tuscan Grille.

    These monthly luncheon meetings are for members and prospective members, where attendees can socialize and share a variety of professional and personal updates.


    Start time is 11:45am, but members get there early for networking purposes and the meeting ends at 1:00pm promptly. This is a meeting for the MEMBERSHIP and their guests only.  This gathering occurs once a month and is a great opportunity for BLOC-SouthPark members to catch up with one another.


    Lunch instructions; please arrive by 11:45 AM to Network. We begin promptly at 12 Noon and end by 1:00 PM. Brio offers Complimentary (Free) Valet Parking at the front door in the Traffic Circle (Roundabout). 

    Please come inside, past the host stand to the back of the restaurant, we have a private room sectioned out just for us. 

    Introduce yourself to the door attendant and sign in if you are a member and grab your name badge. If you are a guest, please fill out the guest section with your information and fill out a name tag sticker. Make sure to introduce yourself to the Directors and the Chapter Membership Committee Representative (CMCR) so we know you are there and what industry you represent. 

    Brio presents us a limited menu of five options. Please let the Server know if you have any allergies or dietary restrictions that our limited menu cannot accommodate as stated. Circle the dish you want on the printed menu, write your name and your drink choice, lay your cash or credit card on it and set it near your seat so the Server can collect and send the orders to the kitchen by 12. 

    We will begin the meeting promptly at noon and discuss BLOC, BLOC Business, Upcoming BLOC Events and have an opportunity to discuss each of our businesses with the group. 

    If you have any general questions, please reach out the the Chapter Directors, if you have any Membership questions, please reach out to the CMCR.

    • 13 Nov 2019
    • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Gallery Restaurant in The Ballantyne Resort
    Register

    BLOC-Ballantyne meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month.  This month they will meet at The Gallery Restaurant within The Ballantyne Resort. Park near the golf side of the building which is on the Ballantyne Commons side.  

    These monthly luncheon meetings are for members and prospective members, where attendees can socialize and share a variety of professional and personal updates.


    Start time is 11:45am, but members get there early for networking purposes and the meeting ends at 1:00pm promptly. This is a meeting for the MEMBERSHIP and their guests only.  This gathering occurs once a month and is a great opportunity for BLOC-Ballantyne members to catch up with one another.

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    BLOC- Ballantyne Lunch instructions and overview:

    • Please arrive by 11:45 AM to Network. We begin promptly at 12 Noon and end by 1:00 PM. We will discuss BLOC, BLOC Business, Upcoming BLOC Events and have an opportunity to discuss each of our businesses with the group.

    • Introduce yourself to the door attendant and sign in if you are a member and grab your name badge.

    • If you are a guest, please sign in the guest section with your information and fill out a name tag sticker. Make sure to introduce yourself to the Directors and the Chapter Membership Committee Representative (CMCR) so we know you are there and what industry you represent.

    • Our lunch will be buffet style. 
    • If you have any general questions, please reach out the the Chapter Directors; if you have any Membership questions, please reach out to the CMCR.

    Looking forward to seeing you!

    • 14 Nov 2019
    • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Dresslers
    Register

    BLOC-Uptown meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at  at Dresslers in The Metropolitan, located at the corner of Kings Dr. and Charlottetown Ave.

    These monthly luncheon meetings are for members and prospective members, where attendees can socialize and share a variety of professional and personal updates.


    Start time is 11:45am, but members arrive early for networking purposes and we will wrap up at 1:00pm promptly. This is a meeting for the MEMBERSHIP and their guests only.  This gathering occurs once a month and is a great opportunity for BLOC-Uptown members to catch up with one another.

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    BLOC- Uptown Lunch instructions and overview:

    • Our luncheon is located in the Private dining area of Dresslers just for our group. Once you come in the front door, please walk around the bar to the back dining area and then proceed down the back hallway to the private dining room.

    • Please arrive by 11:45 AM to Network. We begin promptly at 12 Noon and end by 1:00 PM. We will begin the meeting promptly at noon and discuss BLOC, BLOC Business, Upcoming BLOC Events and have an opportunity to discuss each of our businesses with the group.

    • Introduce yourself to the door attendant and sign in if you are a member and grab your name badge.

    • If you are a guest, please sign in the guest section with your information and fill out a name tag sticker. Make sure to introduce yourself to the Directors and the Chapter Membership Committee Representative (CMCR) so we know you are there and what industry you represent.

    • Our lunch will be a choice of a grilled chicken salad or a rotating entree item, which will cost $20. We begin having members make their selections upon arrival, so if you plan to eat, please put your order in and drop your Credit/Debit card in the glass pitcher on the sign in table and they will run the cards while we have our meeting. At the end of the meeting, your card will be available to pick up and sign. Please don't forget to grab your card before you leave!
    • If you have any general questions, please reach out the the Chapter Directors; if you have any Membership questions, please reach out to the CMCR.

    Looking forward to seeing you at DRESSLERS!

    • 19 Nov 2019
    • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Covenant Presbyterian Church - Fellowship Hall
    Register

    TUESDAY TOPICS NOVEMBER: Richard Vinroot, Political Figure and Attorney from Charlotte

    Richard Vinroot is Charlotte native with 40+ years practicing law as a commercial litigator with the law firm Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson.  He served in public office from 1983- 1991 on the Charlotte City Council.  He then served as our Mayor from 1991 to 1995.   In 2000, he was the Republican Party nominee for governor of North Carolina. Over his career, he has served on numerous board of directors, including Martin-Marietta Materials, Inc. He also has been a champion of empowering parents via school choice and has served on the board of trustees for Sugar Creek Charter School. Mr. Vinroot is an Eagle Scout.  He graduated East Mecklenburg High school.  He was awarded the Morehead scholarship to attend UNC-Chapel Hill.  He was also a member of the UNC Varsity Basketball team  and played on Dean Smith's first team at UNC.  He served in the U.S. Army and was awarded the Bronze Star for service in Vietnam during 1968. Richard and wife Judy have three children and four grandchildren.  

    Please join your friends from the Business Leaders of Charlotte on the third Tuesday of every month minus December and a short summer hiatus. You will enjoy local leaders of the Charlotte community and have the opportunity to ask direct questions. Past speakers have included Peter Gorman, Anthony Foxx, Jennifer Roberts, Chief Monroe, Chief Putney, Sue Myrick, Danny Morrison, and Sheriff Carmichael. 

    OUR LOCATION: 
    Covenant Presbyterian Church | Fellowship Hall
    1000 East Morehead Street 
    Charlotte, NC 28204


    Come network, eat lunch and then listen to one of Charlotte's people of impact.

    • 27 Nov 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Slate Billiards, 200 E. Bland St., 28203
    Register


    Please join your friends from BLOC the last Wednesday of each month

    This is Charlotte's best networking event for professionals who build business through relationships. This is BLOC's signature event and brings together the members from all of the FIVE chapters as well as their guests. EVERYONE is welcome to attend this event!

    The event begins promptly at 5:30 and lasts until 7:30 and occurs on the last Wednesday of each month at Slate Billiards - complimentary for members and there is a nominal charge for non-members.

    EVENT SPECIFICS:

    Date: November 27th, 2018

    Time: 5:30 PM -7:30 PM

    Location: Slate Billiards, 200 E. Bland St., 28203

    Cost: $5.00 for non-members, payable at the door.



    • 7 Dec 2019
    • 2:00 PM
    • Park 10 Lanes - 1700 Montford Dr, Charlotte, NC 28209

    Our winter Community Involvement opportunity marks the 18th consecutive year that BLOC has committed to adopt local families for the holidays and the 15th year that this effort has been anchored by our bowling event!


    Visit www.businessleadersofcharlotte.com/bloc-n-bowl for more info. 

    • 9 Dec 2019
    • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Mac's BBQ - 142 E John Street Matthews, NC 28105
    Register

    BLOC-Matthews meets the 2nd Monday of each month at Mac's BBQ.

    These monthly luncheon meetings are for members and prospective members, where attendees can socialize and share a variety of professional and personal updates.


    Start time is 11:45am, but members get there early for networking purposes and the meeting ends at 1:00pm promptly. This is a meeting for the MEMBERSHIP and their guests only.  This gathering occurs once a month and is a great opportunity for BLOC-Matthews members to catch up with one another.


    BLOC- Matthews Lunch instructions and overview:

    • Our luncheon is located in a private section just for our group. 

    • Please arrive by 11:45 AM to Network. We begin promptly at 12 Noon and end by 1:00 PM. We will begin the meeting promptly at noon and discuss BLOC, BLOC Business, Upcoming BLOC Events and have an opportunity to discuss each of our businesses with the group.

    • Introduce yourself to the door attendant and sign in if you are a member and grab your name badge.

    • If you are a guest, please sign in the guest section with your information and fill out a name tag sticker. Make sure to introduce yourself to the Directors and the Chapter Membership Committee Representative (CMCR) so we know you are there and what industry you represent.

    • Our lunch is served off the menu and runs about $10 -$15. 
    • If you have any general questions, please reach out the the Chapter Directors; if you have any Membership questions, please reach out to the CMCR.

    Looking forward to seeing you at MAC's! 


    • 10 Dec 2019
    • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Brio Tuscan Grille - 4720 Piedmont Row Dr, Charlotte, NC 28210
    Register

    BLOC-SouthPark meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at Brio Tuscan Grille.

    These monthly luncheon meetings are for members and prospective members, where attendees can socialize and share a variety of professional and personal updates.


    Start time is 11:45am, but members get there early for networking purposes and the meeting ends at 1:00pm promptly. This is a meeting for the MEMBERSHIP and their guests only.  This gathering occurs once a month and is a great opportunity for BLOC-SouthPark members to catch up with one another.


    Lunch instructions; please arrive by 11:45 AM to Network. We begin promptly at 12 Noon and end by 1:00 PM. Brio offers Complimentary (Free) Valet Parking at the front door in the Traffic Circle (Roundabout). 

    Please come inside, past the host stand to the back of the restaurant, we have a private room sectioned out just for us. 

    Introduce yourself to the door attendant and sign in if you are a member and grab your name badge. If you are a guest, please fill out the guest section with your information and fill out a name tag sticker. Make sure to introduce yourself to the Directors and the Chapter Membership Committee Representative (CMCR) so we know you are there and what industry you represent. 

    Brio presents us a limited menu of five options. Please let the Server know if you have any allergies or dietary restrictions that our limited menu cannot accommodate as stated. Circle the dish you want on the printed menu, write your name and your drink choice, lay your cash or credit card on it and set it near your seat so the Server can collect and send the orders to the kitchen by 12. 

    We will begin the meeting promptly at noon and discuss BLOC, BLOC Business, Upcoming BLOC Events and have an opportunity to discuss each of our businesses with the group. 

    If you have any general questions, please reach out the the Chapter Directors, if you have any Membership questions, please reach out to the CMCR.

    • 11 Dec 2019
    • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Gallery Restaurant in The Ballantyne Resort
    Register

    BLOC-Ballantyne meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month.  This month they will meet at The Gallery Restaurant within The Ballantyne Resort. Park near the golf side of the building which is on the Ballantyne Commons side.  

    These monthly luncheon meetings are for members and prospective members, where attendees can socialize and share a variety of professional and personal updates.


    Start time is 11:45am, but members get there early for networking purposes and the meeting ends at 1:00pm promptly. This is a meeting for the MEMBERSHIP and their guests only.  This gathering occurs once a month and is a great opportunity for BLOC-Ballantyne members to catch up with one another.

    __________________________________________________________

    BLOC- Ballantyne Lunch instructions and overview:

    • Please arrive by 11:45 AM to Network. We begin promptly at 12 Noon and end by 1:00 PM. We will discuss BLOC, BLOC Business, Upcoming BLOC Events and have an opportunity to discuss each of our businesses with the group.

    • Introduce yourself to the door attendant and sign in if you are a member and grab your name badge.

    • If you are a guest, please sign in the guest section with your information and fill out a name tag sticker. Make sure to introduce yourself to the Directors and the Chapter Membership Committee Representative (CMCR) so we know you are there and what industry you represent.

    • Our lunch will be buffet style. 
    • If you have any general questions, please reach out the the Chapter Directors; if you have any Membership questions, please reach out to the CMCR.

    Looking forward to seeing you!

    • 12 Dec 2019
    • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Dresslers
    Register

    BLOC-Uptown meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at  at Dresslers in The Metropolitan, located at the corner of Kings Dr. and Charlottetown Ave.

    These monthly luncheon meetings are for members and prospective members, where attendees can socialize and share a variety of professional and personal updates.


    Start time is 11:45am, but members arrive early for networking purposes and we will wrap up at 1:00pm promptly. This is a meeting for the MEMBERSHIP and their guests only.  This gathering occurs once a month and is a great opportunity for BLOC-Uptown members to catch up with one another.

    __________________________________________________________

    BLOC- Uptown Lunch instructions and overview:

    • Our luncheon is located in the Private dining area of Dresslers just for our group. Once you come in the front door, please walk around the bar to the back dining area and then proceed down the back hallway to the private dining room.

    • Please arrive by 11:45 AM to Network. We begin promptly at 12 Noon and end by 1:00 PM. We will begin the meeting promptly at noon and discuss BLOC, BLOC Business, Upcoming BLOC Events and have an opportunity to discuss each of our businesses with the group.

    • Introduce yourself to the door attendant and sign in if you are a member and grab your name badge.

    • If you are a guest, please sign in the guest section with your information and fill out a name tag sticker. Make sure to introduce yourself to the Directors and the Chapter Membership Committee Representative (CMCR) so we know you are there and what industry you represent.

    • Our lunch will be a choice of a grilled chicken salad or a rotating entree item, which will cost $20. We begin having members make their selections upon arrival, so if you plan to eat, please put your order in and drop your Credit/Debit card in the glass pitcher on the sign in table and they will run the cards while we have our meeting. At the end of the meeting, your card will be available to pick up and sign. Please don't forget to grab your card before you leave!
    • If you have any general questions, please reach out the the Chapter Directors; if you have any Membership questions, please reach out to the CMCR.

    Looking forward to seeing you at DRESSLERS!

    • 13 Dec 2019
    • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Fox and the Hound, 8711 Lindholm Dr, Huntersville, NC 28078 (in Birkdale Village)
    Register

    BLOC-North meets the 2nd Friday of each month at Fox & The Hound in Birkdale Village/Huntersville.

    These monthly luncheon meetings are for members and prospective members, where attendees can socialize and share a variety of professional and personal updates.


    Start time is 11:45am, but members get there early for networking purposes and the meeting ends at 1:00pm promptly. This is a meeting for the MEMBERSHIP and their guests only.  This gathering occurs once a month and is a great opportunity for BLOC-North members to catch up with one another.

    BLOC- North Lunch instructions and overview:

    • Our luncheon is located in the BACKROOM of Fox & Hound and is a private section just for our group. Once you come in the front door, please walk around the bar to the back dining area.

    • Please arrive by 11:45 AM to Network. We begin promptly at 12 Noon and end by 1:00 PM. We will begin the meeting promptly at noon and discuss BLOC, BLOC Business, Upcoming BLOC Events and have an opportunity to discuss each of our businesses with the group.

    • Introduce yourself to the door attendant and sign in if you are a member and grab your name badge.

    • If you are a guest, please sign in the guest section with your information and fill out a name tag sticker. Make sure to introduce yourself to the Directors and the Chapter Membership Committee Representative (CMCR) so we know you are there and what industry you represent.

    • Our lunch is served off the menu and runs about $12 -$15. 
    • If you have any general questions, please reach out the the Chapter Directors; if you have any Membership questions, please reach out to the CMCR.

    Looking forward to seeing you at FOX & THE HOUND!


CONTACT US


Joe Keener, President  |  joe@pruittkeener.com 

Joe Sherrill , Membership Committee Co-Chair  |  joe@structuralrepair.net

Lauren Borchert, BLOC Administrator  |  admin@businessleadersofcharlotte.com 

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