Newsmakers Breakfast April 21 focuses on historic preservation

April 4. The challenges and benefits of historic preservation as well as new approaches to preservation will be the topic of a Newsmakers Breakfast at The Peninsula Club April 21.

Speakers include Mecklenburg County forensic historian Michael Jeffcoat, historic preservation advocate Abigail Jennings and historian Dan Morrill.

The Q&A over breakfast will focus on the dynamics of historic preservation with a specific local emphasis.

Jennings and her husband have restored the former Mt. Zion Methodist Church parsonage circa 1897 and are in the process of restoring the Cedar Grove mansion on Gilead Road.


Newsmakers Breakfasts are open-forum Q&As with people who make the news. The price to attend, $14, includes a full Peninsula breakfast. RSVP required; call 704-895-1335.

Doors open at 7:15 a.m. for networking. The buffet-style breakfast gets under way at 7:30 a.m.

The Q&A begins at 8 a.m. and concludes at 9 sharp. The cost includes a full country breakfast.

Reserve a seat by calling 704-895-1335 with Visa or MasterCard.


• The Presenting Sponsor is Merrill Lynch/The Lake Norman Group.

• The Breakfast Sponsors are Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home and  G Brokerage Commercial Real Estate

• Coffee Sponsors are Christina Stone Homes, Davidson Wealth Management and The McIntosh Law Firm.


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