Second Annual Taste of Freemore!

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FreeMoreWest, get ready for the 2013 Taste of FreeMore! The annual event will take place on Saturday, October 5th, 2013 from 4-8PM in the Burger Co. Parking Lot, located at Morehead and Freedom Drive in Charlotte. RSVP on our Facebook event!

Last year, over 650 people came out to support our Westside community and this year promises to be even bigger and better! Returning to Taste of FreeMore are local favorites Savor Café, Pinky's Westside Grill, Dairy Queen, Picante Mexican Grill and The World Famous Open Kitchen. Beer enthusiasts will also be delighted to know that Four Friends and Birdsong Brewing Co. will be back serving local, handcrafted brews. Hola Jalapeno beer!

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New to Taste of FreeMore, is the inaugural Donut-Eating Contest, sponsored by the newest FreeMoreWest neighbor, Dunkin’ Donuts! We have a couple entries but have some spots open! Entries are due 9/12 and the winner will be awarded $250 in cash money!

We’ve also taken steps to make the event more kid-friendly by adding face painting, balloon animals, an art project and corn hole to the lineup. Don't forget to stock up on PENCILS for Classroom Central!

We encourage and welcome everyone to take part in the Westside’s signature event!

Meet the Bands!

This year's Taste of FreeMore will feature incredible entertainment from two crowd-favorites, The Clayfall Trio and The New Familiars.

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The Clayfall Trio, a cover and party band, will grace the stage at the second annual Taste of FreeMore, beginning at 4:15PM. The Clayfall Trio truly lends themself to each and every performance out of genuine love for the popular songs that they cover on stage. You may have seen them + another bandmade play last year as the 42 Coldplay Tribute band.These passionate performers have set out to put on a well-rounded show for fans this year at Taste of FreeMore.

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Since inception in 2005, NC Americana band, The New Familiars, has been touring and showcasing their extraordinary music at various venues across the United States. Their tunes can be best described as an Appalachia roots- drum-driven fusion that incorporates original songwriting and reputable musicianship. The band's most prized album, "Between the Moon & The Morning Light", was released in 2011 and features songs about love, luck, traveling the road and finding one's place in the world. The New Familiars will hit the stage at 7PM.

 Affordable Care Act Webinars & Luncheon

During the month of September, SBA and Small Business Majority will offer weekly webinars discussing the various rules, regulations and impacts under the new Affordable Care Act (ACA).

The presentations will give small business owners a prime opportunity to learn the parameters of the Affordable Care Act and how it will directly affect their companies and employees. The ACA webinar series is entirely free but you must register. The dates for the webinars are as follows:

In addition, the Charlotte Chamber-SouthPark Chapter will host an Affordable Care Act Luncheon on Tuesday, September 10th at Maggiano's Little Italy from 11:30AM-1:00 PM. Headlining the event will be David Romero of Rutherfoord, A Marsh & McLennan Agency, LLC Company. All interested small business owners must register in advance.

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FMW Members

Gold Sponsors

First Citizens Bank

City of Charlotte Goodwill

First Citizens Bank

Savor Atypic

Powderly CPA

The Management Office

Charlotte West Rotary
Silver Sponsors

Apple Auto Sales
Benbrooke Partners, LLC
Charlotte School of Law
E.C. Griffith Company
E. F. Lombardi
Providence Commercial
Wesley Heights Neighborhood Assoc.
Wesley Village Apartments
Yellow Duck Marketing

Bronze Sponsors

BB+M Architecture
Browder Group Real Estate, LLC
Chatham Properties Inc.
Charlotte Works
Dandy Drycleaners
Gardenia Restaurant

Health Management Group
Latin American Contemporary
Art Projects

M&J Equities

Neighboring Concepts

Open Kitchen


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State Farm Agent Happy Mullen
Wadsworth Estate
Wells Fargo




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