Rising Spotlights

Rising Spotlight: NC MedAssist

The number of uninsured North Carolinians is going up and that means medical visits and prescriptions can become really expensive. When it comes to medicine, there is help though. In this week's Rising Spotlight, NC MedAssist joins Rising to talk about its free pharmacy program.

Rising Spotlight: Real Men Wear Pink of Greater Charlotte

Men across the nation and in the Charlotte area are doing their part to help raise awareness and money to help The American Cancer Society's fight against breast cancer. We talked with Clark Pennington of Real Men Wear Pink of Charlotte about their mission and how you can get involved.

Rising Spotlight: 600 Festival Circle K Speed Street

Circle K Speed Street is back tomorrow through Saturday at Romare Bearden Park and this year's event is free to attend! 600 Festival Managing Director, Jacqueline Gafrarar, talks about what you can expect at this year's 600 Festival and what is new.

Rising Spotlight: Mitchener Law Car Accident Check List

Mitchener Law has opened a new firm that specializes in personal injury. Vic Mitchener and Joseph Downer, partners at Mitchener Law, join Rising to tell us more about the new practice and give tips on what steps you should take if you are in a car accident.

Rising Spotlight: Relay For Life's "Drive Out Cancer" Event

The American Cancer Society's Relay For Life "Drive Out Cancer" event is happening Friday, June 25th at Charlotte Motor Speedway. In this week's Rising Spotlight, local Relay For Life organizers joins Rising to tell more about how you can get involved this year! 

Rising Spotlight: Count On Me Meck NC

Mecklenburg County Public Health Medical Director, Dr. Meg Sullivan, joins Rising to discuss how the COVID-19 vaccine affects pregnant women and traveling after you have been vaccinated.

Rising Spotlight: NC MedAssist Accepting New Patients

NC MedAssist is a non-profit that provides free prescription drugs to low-income and underinsured residents in Mecklenburg County. The organization joined Rising to discuss how you or someone you know can sign up for assistance