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    • 13 May 2021
    • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM (EDT)
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    BLOC-Uptown meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at Dilworth Neighborhood Grille located at 911 E. Morehead Street in Charlotte.  

    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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    Meeting ID: 896 0686 9583

    Passcode: 032207

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    BLOC- Uptown Lunch instructions and overview:

    • Our luncheon is located in the Private dining area of Dilworth Grille 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.


    • 14 May 2021
    • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM (EDT)
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    BLOC-North meets the 2nd Friday of each month at Fox & Hound in Birkdale located at 8711 Lindholm Dr, Huntersville, NC.

    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.

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    Meeting ID: 812 5223 8579

    Passcode: 098036

    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.


    • 18 May 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EDT)
    • VIRTUAL


    Bernie Mann is the president and publisher of Our State Magazine, North Carolina’s premier travel, history, and culture publication. Our State has been nationally recognized as the winner of three FOLIO awards, the magazine industry’s largest competition: two Gold Eddie’s for the “Best Full Issue: Regional Magazine,” and one Eddie for Our State’s podcast, Away Message. And, in 2017, Our State won the City and Regional Magazine Association award for “Multiplatform Storytelling” for the writing, behind-the-scenes photography, and videography for “A Long Way to the Sea.”

    Mann has received numerous accolades over the years. In December of 2012, Governor Beverly Perdue bestowed Mann with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, one of the highest honors a governor can award. In addition, former Governor Easley awarded him with the 2006 “Winner’s Circle” award for his contribution to North Carolina’s Travel and Tourism Industry, the 2005 North Carolina Presenters Consortium Award for service to the arts industry, and the 2003 Charles Kuralt Media Award for the promotion of North Carolina.

    An active member of the community, Mann is a past Chairman of the Board for the Greensboro Convention & Visitors Bureau. He is a past president of the Greensboro Symphony and has served on the Board of Directors for the North Carolina Arts Council and the Eastern Music Festival. A Greensboro Rotary member since 1990, he served as president from 2006-2007.

    Prior to his career in publishing, Mann owned and operated 12 radio stations in North Carolina, Virginia, and Arkansas for 25 years.

    He received his B.A. at Adelphi University in Garden City, New York, and attended Harvard Business School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In 2015, Mann was recognized with an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, North Carolina.

    He lives in Greensboro, North Carolina, with his wife Bobbie. They have three children and nine 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. 

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    MEETING ID: 812 0856 6508
    PASSCODE:  694881

    • 26 May 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (EDT)
    • Slate Billiards
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    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 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: May 26th, 2021

    Time: 5:30 PM -7:30 PM

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

    Parking: Be prepared to pay for parking

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


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CONTACT US


Jeremiah Hunt, President  |  jeremiah.hunt@localfirstbank.com

Abby Mathiason, Membership Committee Co-Chair  |  abby.mathiason@gmail.com

Lauren Borchert, BLOC Administrator  |  admin@businessleadersofcharlotte.com 

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