Upcoming Events

Mother’s Day Brunch

Date: Friday, May 17, 2019
Location: Ballantyne Country Club, 11120 Ballantyne Crossing Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28277
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Guest Speakers: Brandi Jansen – Jaycie Crook – Kiki Searcy
Complimentary Brunch
Please RSVP by May 13th to mariana.vimbela@redcross.org or 980-275-0376

Walk to End Lupus

Date: Saturday, May 18, 2019
Location: Central Piedmont Community College, Belk Plaza: Philip L. Van Every Culinary Arts Center, 425 North Kings Drive, Charlotte, NC 28204

Check-in: 9:00 AM | Ceremony: 10:30 AM | Walk: 11:00 AM |Route Length: 1.25 miles

For more information please visit http://chapters.lupus.org/site/TR/WTELN/LFANorthCarolinaChapter?pg=entry&fr_id=1730

Kennetra Searcy Kennetra Searcy helps save and change lives by competing in a 10 week campaign to raise as much money as possible to win ” 2018 Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Woman of the Year” in Nashville TN. Kennetra Searcy is a certified personal trainer with The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) who travels to get the job done. Kennetra was nominated by Stacie Kinder, head cheer coach for the Tennessee Titans and from there she accepted the task to compete in MWOY. Kennetra already had ties to the LLS campaign and is competing in honor of for her late great uncle Kenneth Myles.

Kennetra SearcyIntroducing our first Woman of the Year candidate Kennetra Searcy. Kennetra is the current Ms. Black USA, a former collegiate track and field athlete at UNC, and a certified personal trainer. She is the wife of Tennessee Titans defensive back Da’Norris Searcy and the mom of three-year-old Kenna. Kennetra is competing in memory of her uncle who lost his battle to leukemia in February. We’re excited to have her on our team and know she will do great things to make someday today!