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2017 - Evening
at the Courthouse
Thursday, April 27, 2017, Justice Initiatives,
Inc. hosted the 11th Annual Evening at the
Courthouse Fundraiser event at the Mecklenburg
County courthouse. Many distinguished guests
attended, including members of the state and
federal judiciary, state and local elected
representatives, and leading members of the
Mecklenburg County bar and business community.
Guests enjoyed entrees, desserts, and a coffee
and juice bar from some of Charlotte’s finest
establishments. VIP sponsors and guests were
entertained by music from guitarist Jeff Brown,
and main event guests heard from pianists Lia
Shytle, Bob Ivey and Michael Sztyber on a brand
new grand piano donated to the courthouse. There
was a silent auction with many exciting items
and packages, and an energetic live auction
facilitated by Perry's at Southpark proprietor
Ernest Perry. Thanks to the many attendees: this
year marked the largest crowd to date.
the community about the court system and advocate,
support and advance its needs and interests.