The Ballantyne Breakfast Club

Dedicated to the belief that

"An Informed Community is a Better Community"

Updated January 2015

Invitation to attend the annual

Priorities 2015 Meeting

Saturday, Feb.14th from 9 AM to 11 AM

At the Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge in the Ballantyne Ball Room

We have invited elected officials from the NC Senate & House, Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners, Charlotte City Council and the Charlotte School Board. Also invited to attend are the Mecklenburg County Manager, Mayor of Charlotte, Charlotte City Manager and the senior leadership from the CMPD, CFD, Sheriffs Office,

Planning & Budget Department, CATS, CDOT, NCDOT, Chamber of Commerce, YMCA, CRVA, Wingate University,

and others.

We invite them to attend so they can meet the public in person and share with them what their priorities and goals

are for the coming year. In turn you have the opportunity to address your concerns and suggestion to them.

Each representatives or organization will have an individual table or table set up in the ball room where you can

meet with them. This forum is unique in the accessibility by the public to so many of these leaders at one time

and in one place.

We suggest that you to arrive shortly after 8 AM so that you can enjoy the free refreshments provided by our

host the Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge and to allow you time to socialize.

These Priorities Meetings are hosted by both the Ballantyne Breakfast Club and the Ballantyne Chapter of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce as a public service.

All meeting are free and open to the public no RSVP required.

For more information please contact Ray Eschert at 704-651-1237 or at



Yearly Schedule

Meetings dates for 2015 are February, April, June, August, October* & December.

Most if not all meetings will be on the 2nd Saturday of those months. Meetings will be

held at the Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge with presentations starting at 9 AM.

Free refreshments will be available starting at 8 AM. Please check here for any

changes to this schedule.

* Candidates Meet & Greet / Chili Cook-Off at the Ballantyne Festival Event

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In 2015 the Ballantyne Breakfast Club will start its15th years of service to the community. I would like to thank all of the people who support the meetings by attending for participation, encouragement and support.

My sincere thanks also to the staff and management of the Bissell Companies and the Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge for their support of the Ballantyne Breakfast Club since it was started..



About the Ballantyne Breakfast Club

Since 2001 the goal of the Ballantyne Breakfast Club has been to provide the South Charlotte Ballantyne area residents, business leaders, developers, elected officials and services providers with a forum for the exchange of information.

The founders and supporters of the Ballantyne Breakfast Club are committed to this exchange of information so that our area can grow and prosper. Meetings are open to all and there is no cost associated with attending a meeting. Never an RSVP required.

We extend a warm welcome to everyone who is interested in learning more about this exciting and dynamic area of Charlotte to attend our meetings.

Remember information on meeting topics, guest speakers and scheduled meeting dates will be

posted here so please stary current.


Please contact me if you have any questions or suggestions

Ray Eschert, Founder

704 651-1237 /