Hello, Wednesday. It's Emma.
- Weather: 85 and mostly sunny.
- Happy birthday to Axios Charlotte members Kaitlin Bartholomew, Ron Everhart, Rachel M. Zimmer, Angela Johnson and Sally Saez.
🗓 Save the date: Join Axios this Thursday at 12:30pm for a virtual event on Asian American identity and politics, featuring activists Linh Nguyen, Amanda Nguyen and Michigan State Sen. Stephanie Chang. Register here.
🚨 Cool job alert: Mama Ricotta's is looking to hire a bartender. Think of all the lasagna you could eat!
- Check out 50 hot jobs in Charlotte on our job board.
Today's Smart Brevity count is 917 words, a 3.5-minute read.