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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Senior Centers, Inc.


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Name: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Senior Centers, Inc.
Phone: (704) 522-6222
Fax: (704) 522-6444
Address: 2225 Tyvola Rd
Charlotte, NC 28210-2922
Website: www.cmseniorcenters.org
Report Creation Date: November 20, 2014
Report Expiration Date: November 20, 2017
Original Business Start Date: September 1984
Principal: Ms. Trena Palmer, Executive Director
Customer Contact: Ms. Trena Palmer, Executive Director - (704) 522-6222 or
Entity: Corporation
Incorporated: June 1985, NC
Employees: 115 Full Time.
Type of Business: Charity - Elderly, Charity - Health, Charity - Human Services (i.e. assistance to individuals & families)

Stated Purpose

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Senior Centers, Inc. provides community focal points on aging where older persons can come together to receive a broad spectrum of services and activities.


Evaluation Conclusions

This organization has been evaluated according to the 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. This organization meets all those Standards and is a BBB Accredited Charity.


Programs

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Senior Centers, Inc. programs include: information and referral, health and wellness, and counseling on legal and social issues.

Total Program Expenses:$1,103,002

Governance

Chief Executive Officer:Trena Palmer, Executive Director
Board Size:17
Paid Staff Size:115 Full Time.

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:Charlotte-Mecklenburg Senior Centers, Inc.'s fundraising methods include direct and indirect public support, government contribution and grants..


Tax Status

This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.


Financial

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Senior Centers, Inc.'s IRS 990 for the year ended June 30, 2012:

Income
 Total Income:$1,285,863
 
Expenses  % of total
Expenses
% of total
Income
 Programs:$1,103,002 85.20%85.78%
 Fund Raising:$74,625 5.76%5.80%
 Administrative:$117,008 9.04%9.10%
 Other:$0 0.00%0.00%
 Total Expenses:$1,294,635
 
* Excess of Expenses over Income$8,772
Ending Net Assets:$1,436,733
Total Assets$1,523,567
Total Liabilities$86,834

* Excess for the year indicates the portion of income remaining after expenses.


Notes and Comments

As of November 20, 2014, BBB received an update via email as to the operational structure of Charlotte Mecklenburg Senior Centers Inc.: "CMSC senior center programs merged into Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department on Oct 1st."

Per review of CMSC's website www.cmseniorcenters.org, the following statement is advertised:

"Charlotte-Mecklenburg Senior Centers, Inc. (CMSC), a non-profit United Way agency that has been serving seniors in the region since 1983, today announced that it will merge with the Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department (Parks and Rec). The merger, which is expected to be completed by this fall, has been approved by both the CMSC board of directors and the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners.

Under the merger agreement, CMSC Centers at Tyvola Road, Shamrock and North Mecklenburg will continue to operate as part of new senior services program in the Community and Recreation Center Division of Park and Rec. In addition, the health and wellness program at the Bette Rae Thomas County Recreational Center currently operated by CMSC would continue under Park and Rec."


ID: 106187
Report as of July 24, 2016 05:07
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