Morning Minute: Friday, August 16, 2019

News About Town: #LoveMatthews is still in full swing, and this week the focus is on arts. If you haven’t participated, today’s your last chance to take part in the art tour around town. Here are the instructions according to the Town’s Facebook page:

  1. Go to the Matthews Community Center (100 E. McDowell Street) to pick up an Art Walk Challenge Guide.

  2. Begin your mission to find the 12 pieces of public art on the list.

  3. Take a selfie with each work of art (all 12), post the photo to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter using Complete the challenge, and you’ll be entered to win a $100 gift card to a Matthews business of your choice and four tickets to a performance by the Matthews Playhouse.

Please note, the Matthews Community Center is open today from 9:00 am – 8:00 pm. Even if you can’t participate in the giveaway, find time to tour the art.

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News Around Town: With recent business openings, there are a few more retail options in Matthews. Lory’s Attic and Homebrew Equipment is now open, as is the ABC Store (9920 E Independence Blvd) near Bonefish Grill. Also, Ulta in Sycamore Commons should open today. Ulta’s grand opening celebration is August 24, starting at 11 am.

One Good Thing: Know somebody on the search for a job? There are a handful of employment opportunities with the Town of Matthews. From Crime Analyst to part-time Recreation Leader, the town has a variety of positions and pay grades open.