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Mar, 2020


To our MARA Family,


As the Covid-19 situation unfolds and we all patiently wait more information has been released from Governor Cooper in regard to dining out:

MARA’s highest priority continues to be the health of our membership and we will continue to monitor the evolving impact this virus has on our community as well as at our Complex. MARA sponsors play a large role in helping us offer a quality, affordable, safe and fun rec experience for our children. Not only our sponsors but all community businesses will be affected by this pandemic. If you do need to pick up take-out food please consider supporting our MARA sponsors below. Feel free to thank them for their support and mention you are a MARA family. 


Breakman's Coffee & Supply Nothing But Noodles
Brooklyn Pizza Parlor Pizza Peel & Taproom
Char Bar No. 7 Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
Dairy Queen Stack's Kitchen
Domino's Taziki's Mediterranean Café
Jekyll & Hyde Tap House The Local Scoop
Jersey Mike's  Tropical Smoothie Café
Mac's Speed Shop True Crafted Pizza
Mario's Restaurant Velo Pops
MOD Pizza  


Our grocery sponsors Harris Teeter & Publix have adjusted store hours as follows:

Harris Teeter – 7am – 8pm, effective March 19

Publix – 8am – 8 pm


BetterMed Urgent Care, newest MARA sponsor, is available for all urgent medical needs without having to go to the emergency room. They are located at 2304 Matthews Township Pkwy, Suite 104, Matthews (Hobby Lobby shopping center). Hours are 8am – 8pm seven days a week. To view current wait times and to reserve a spot go to


Dick’s Sporting Goods will be closing their stores until April 2. Mobile and online ordering is available with curbside contactless pickup at the Matthews location as well as other Charlotte area stores.


Below is a list of our other sponsors:

AAA Collectibes

Dr. Mark M. Petryna, DDS

Pediatric Dentistry of Matthews

AlphaGraphics South Charlotte

Elevation Church

Point Blank Range - Training Academy

Andujar Construction

Event Images

PQI Consulting

Armstong Transport Group

Farm Bureau Insurance

Precison Plumbing

Barringer Construction

Friendly Dental

ProLift Garage Doors

BCJ Insurance

Goodwin Custom Homes

Queen Bee Mosquito Control

Big Air - Temporarily Closed

Great Clips

Queen City Christie - Richards Properties

Black Pest Prevention

Handymen Home Improvement


brush'd salon

HM Oral Sugery

Robinson Orthodontics

Carolina Title Ventures

Horrigan Group

Sam's Xpress Car Wash


Hull & Coleman Orthodontics

Septic Enviornmental Solutions

Charlotte Checkers

J & K Painting

Sport Clips of Matthews McKee Farms & Matthews Festival

Charlotte Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat & Associates

Kim Anslow eXp Realty

Starr & Dickens Orthodontics

Charlotte Knights

Land O' Frost


Chris Swecker Law

Landmark Dentistry

Sunset Slush of the Queen City

Coldwell Banker - Tina Whitley

Law Offices of William K Goldfarb

Team Church

Construction Supply Inc.

Lowe's Matthews

Town Planner

Covenant Day School Summer Camps

Matthews Animal Clinic

Towne Insurance

Davies, Goldstein & Associates, CPA's

McClintock Heating & Cooling

Universal Home Solutions

Dimension Building Specialist

McKee Dental

Volvo Cars Charlotte

Discount Floor Covering Outlet

Milwaukee Tool

Weaver Budd Law



Williams Subaru


As we continue to closely track developments regarding COVID-19, our future decisions will be made with our membership as our top priority.


Thank you for being part of the MARA family and we hope that your family stays well!



Monique Brooks

Sponsorship Director



Matthews Athletic & Recreation Association
Kathy Duncan MARA Administrator, PO Box 1023
Matthews, North Carolina 28106

Phone: 704-847-0752
Email: [email protected]

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