For the past 2 years Sweetwater Farms hosted the toy drive for Little Smiles.

In part 1 of this 2-part series, LKNConnect’s Director of Non-profits & Special Services, Margi Kyle, who is also the Founder of Little Smiles NC, interviews Susan Lurz, Owner of Sweetwater Farms in Huntersville, NC about their joint work.

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Little Smiles NC Founder Margi Kyle interviews Susan Lurz from Sweetwater Farms.

What would you do to bring a smile to a child’s face?

Bringing smiles to children in tough situations is exactly what Little Smiles NC does in the Lake Norman/Charlotte region. They work with nurses and social workers to fulfill wishlists and other requests on behalf of the children in their care. For more information, to volunteer, or to make a donation, visit Little Smiles NC or contact Margi Kyle, Founder, by email.

14412 Beatties Ford Rd, Huntersville, NC

Sweetwater Farms

Is a teaching farm that offers children and their families an amazing outdoor experience for social, emotional, and physical well-being. There is so much more to this farm, read and view part 2 next week. In the meantime, check out their website for more information.

LKNConnect features outstanding non-profits

In 2021, LKNConnect featured outstanding non-profits and service organizations in the Lake Norman community and will continue to do so in 2022. Margi Kyle, Director of Non-Profits & Special Services at LKNConnect and Founder of Little Smiles NC, will be sharing these great organizations with you. — EH Stafford, Managing Editor

Contact Margi Kyle, at

Photo courtesy of Deborah Young Studio

For over 45 years, Margi Kyle, “The Color Doctor”, has built an astounding portfolio from the ever-important ‘Designer’s perspective’. Never idle, this Professional Interior Designer has contributed to this industry as an Interior Designer, Television Host, Mentor, Keynote Speaker, Educator, and Writer. Margi has Taught Interior Design of over 45 years and is the executive director for We Make Color Easy, The Dewey Color System. You can book a seminar or color course with her by emailing her at

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