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Labor Day In Charlotte- Festivities and Concern for The Gulf Coast

September 1st, 2008 Listed Under: Arts & Culture, Charlotte News, Things To Do Charlotte

School started for most last week, and this Labor Day Monday has our eyes turned to the Gulf Coast, as Louisiana, Texas, Alabama and the pan handle of Florida prepare for what appears to be a major hurricane.

Now for the best map and blog for storms I’ve seen (thanks to my evacuated son Andrew) That’s Hanna on the right.

Gustav by Wunderground

3 Years after Katrina, is the city better prepared? Clearly, the evacuation orders were taken seriously this time and seem to be progressing well. But what of the levies? Will they hold? Will the newly rebuilt homes, buildings and towns survive?

All good questions to be answered in the next several days and weeks. Thankfully, the coast is deserted.

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If its Labor Day in Charlotte, then its Matthews Alive for us, here are a few photos from last year’s festival. They are all thumnails, click to enlarge.

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and here is the map of historic Matthews and the block party that is Matthews Alive

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We have much to be thankful for this Labor day. Thanks to all the volunteers who help make Matthews Alive such a wonderful community event.
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I'm the owner/team leader of The McDonald Group at Wilkinson and Associates ERA Powered real estate brokers here in Charlotte NC. A transplanted Washinghtonian, my family and I came from the NYC area in 1993.
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