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Wine and BBQ August 17 6:30 pm @ Trump National Lakefront Ballroom

The Hope at The Lake Foundation wants to take a leadership position with your help in supporting the educational needs of the children in our community. We want to provide additional funding for the public schools that the children in our neighborhoods attend in order to maximize the children’s educational opportunities. Funds would be used by the respective school’s PTO’s to supplement the equipment and supplies needed to help our neighborhood children.

You can designate which of the following schools will receive your donation: Woodland Heights Elementary, Brawley Middle School, Lake Norman High School, Lake Norman Elementary, Mt Mourne IB School or South Iredell High School.

In order to entice you to maximize your donation, Hope At The Lake will be sponsoring a fun and delicious evening at the Trump National Lakefront Ballroom on Friday, August 17 starting at 6:30 PM. The evening will start with a wine tasting of these outstanding 14 wines:

  • NV Taitinger Brut
  • Domaine Chandon Brut
  • 2018 Gerard Fiou Sancerre Silex (Sauvignon Blanc – Sancerre)
  • 2018 Capture (Sauvignon Blanc)
  • 2017 Jadot Pouilly Fuisse (Chardonnay – White Burgundy)
  • 2014 Medlock Ames Sonoma (Chardonnay)
  • 2016 Pascal Aufranc Chenas “Vignes de 1939” (Zinfandel – Gamay)
  • 2016 Endeavor (Zinfandel)
  • 2016 Sébastien Magnien Volnay “Les Echards” (Pinot Noir – Burgundy)
  • 2017 Belle Glos Clark & Telephone (Pinot Noir – Burgundy)
  • 2016 Beckmen Estate (Grenache)
  • 2016 Janasse CdR Les Garriques (Grenache)
  • 2016 Quilt Napa (Cabernet)
  • 2015 Chateau Lasseque St. Emilion (Cabernet)

All of these wines have been chosen to match with the next part of this fun event, BBQ six ways. We will have Eastern and Western NC pulled pork, Chicago ribs, Kansas City ribs, Texas brisket and Texas beef ribs!

After the tasting of the delicious wines you can choose which you liked best to have a glass with your meal. In addition, we will provide a variety of local and craft beers.


Click on the following link and provide your name, the school of your choosing, and the amount of your donation.

Click here to provide the school and donation amount of your choice.

As space is limited, please make reservation, donation and obtain your ticket, ($150 per person), by either:

(1) Going to: www.hope-lake.net and using the Cheddar Up feature to pay direct or pay using your credit card

(2) send your check to Hope At The Lake Foundation 631 Brawley School Road, Suite 200B-PMB 307 Mooresville, NC

(3) Use your Trump Club charge for your donation (For use of the Trump Club account, you will have to provide your member name, member account number, the school and amount of your donation which we will confidentially pass on to Trump National.)

Note: Another option will be to make your donation at the Wine & BBQ event where we will have the ability to take your generous donation.

Want more information?

Contact us at hopeatthelake@gmail.com

2019 Scramble For Hope

June 10, 2019
Trump National Charlotte Golf Club

This Year We Are Supporting Our Veterans! 

Primary Beneficiaries:

Richard’s Coffee Shop

  • A gathering place for all veterans and supporters in downtown Mooresville
  • A “living” military museum
  • Supports local veterans in times of need
  • Supports numerous charities in various ways

Piedmont Veterans Assistance Council

  • Supports Veterans in the Piedmont area

Highlights of the Day

  • Breakfast with Veterans
  • Clinic by 2018 Masters Div. World Long Drive Champ “Fast Eddie”
  • 18 hole scramble at Trump National
  • Refreshments on the course
  • “Fast Eddie” tee shot on 18th hole
  • Hors d’oeuvres & cocktails
  • Awards and prizes
  • Chance for a 1 Million Dollar shot for closest to the pin winners

Featuring Special Guest…

2018 World Long Drive Masters Division Champion:

“Fast” Eddie Fernandez

  • Clinic on how to hit it long as you age
  • Eddie will hit tee shot for you on hole 18

There are 2 Ways to Register for this fantastic event:

Sign Up Online at:



Complete the attached Entry Form and Submit to:

631 Brawley School Road, Suite 200B-PMB307, Mooresville, NC 28117

Please make check payable to: Hope at The Lake Foundation

Feel free to click on the provided link to download the full event flier

10th Annual Polar Plunge & 5K/Fun Run


When: January 1, 2019
Where: Trump National Charlotte Lake Club
Times: Registration opens at 10:00AM, 5K Race and Fun Run – 11AM and Plunge at 1:00PM


  • Beverages and food for all ages
  • Annual Costume Contest with GREAT PRIZES!


  • SCAN of Iredell County (Stop Child Abuse Now)
  • Food For Days
  • Woodland Heights Elementary PTO

Ticket prices are as follows:

  • Student $25
  • Individual $50
  • Family $100

Sponsorship Opportunities:

  • Brass Level $250
  • Bronze Level $500
  • Silver Level $1,000
  • Gold Level $2,000
  • Platinum Level $5,000
  • Polar Plunge Sponsorship – Open Donation

To register visit:

Standard Sale (after Dec 8) only Polar Plunge:



The Hope at the Lake Foundation under the leadership of Board Member, Greg Jackson, presented the 10th Annual Polar Plunge on January 1st. The temperature was the coldest in the history of the event but nearly 80 “polar bears” braved the elements to take a dip in the lake while many spectators watched.
The nearly $20,000 proceeds from the event went to SCAN (Stop Child Abuse Now) and Food for Days (Provides weekend meals for “at risk” children whose members worked the event to help make it successful.

In particular, we want to thank our sponsors:
The Francis Real Estate Team
Paquette Orthodontics
Five Guys
Griffin Insurance/Nationwide
EeZ Fusion/The Cowfish
Freeman Screen Painters
TierOne Graphics
The Spinnaker Group

In conjunction with the Plunge, the second annual PrePolar Plunge Party was held on New Year’s Eve in the Trump Club’s Lakefront Ballroom. The Foundation in partnership with the Woodland Heights PTO presented a family focused event featuring a DJ, face painting, balloon making, a magician and other child friendly activities. Proceeds from the event went to the Woodland Heights PTO whose members led by John and Kim Struble organized and coordinated the evening’s activities.

The Trump National Golf Club with its General Manager Gavin Arsenault were their usual contributing and supportive self.


The 4th annual Scramble for Hope Golf Tournament- will be the Foundation’s next major fundraising event. It will be held on Monday June 4th at the Trump National Golf Club Charlotte. Currently, the tournament committee is looking for volunteers to help organize the event, tournament sponsors, donors for the silent auction, assistance for the day of the event and, of course, those interested in playing. Contact John Beliveau directly at jbeliveau@austincurrier.com or via phone at 203 927 9071.

Additional information can be found on the Foundation’s website hope-lake.org