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Announcements September 2005
 

ANNOUNCEMENTS from Sept. 6, 2005:

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Upcoming at the Forum:

Sept. 13: School board candidates.

Sept. 20: School board candidates.

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Deacon Jones announced the arrival of a grandchild, Grace Elizabeth.

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Sherry Wilson of Parks & Recreation announced that the department is running vans to the airport to transport Gulf Coast evacuees to the Coliseum. She said proceeds from a Sept. 16 golf tournament would be devoted to hurricane relief.

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Richard McElrath announced that the Black Political Caucus would hold a discussion of bonds on the November ballot on Sept. 11 at 6 p.m. at Little Rock AME Zion Church, 401 McDowell St. Assistant Supt. Susan Agruso will attend.

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Nancy Carter announced an event to mark the opening of Pat's Place, a homelike environment where sexually abused children will be interviewed, this Saturday, Sept. 10 at 11 a.m. at 1819 East Blvd.

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Polly Little encouraged people to listen to a radio interview by New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin. "It will just rip your heart out," she said.

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Valerie Woodard announced that the Board of County Commissioners would hold a hearing on bond issues this Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 6 p.m. at the Government Center.

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Valerie Woodard also announced a block party in the Back Creek community this Saturday, Sept. 10, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. near the Back Creek ARP Church, 1821 Back Creek Church Rd. She said all food served would be free.

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Chris Wilson sent in an announcement that the University City Political Action Committee (UPAC) will be holding a District 4 City Council candidate forum on this Thursday, Sept. 8, Vance High School, 7600 IBM Dr. Information: Pat Martinez at 704-258-868 or at upac05@yahoo.com.

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Sylvia Grier sent in an announcement urging participation in the Millions More March on Oct. 15 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Information: Ahmad Daniels, 704-491-3053 or ahmad@bellsouth.net.

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Adam Sotak sent in an invitation to a meeting of Democracy South Charlotte this Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the Aquatic Center, 2nd and McDowell Streets.

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Sylvia Grier sent in an announcement of a fish fry sponsored by the Millions More Movement - Charlotte for Saturday. Sept. 17, from 10:30 a.m. 4 p.m., at 1600 West Trade St., the old A&P parking lot next to Family Dollar. Fish plates $7, drinks and desserts $1 each. Bus seats for the march may be purchased as well.

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Michael Sexton sent in an announcement that Dale Halton would keynote a luncheon marking National Business Women's Week. The event will be Oct. 20, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Westin Hotel, 601 S. College St.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS from Sept. 13, 2005:

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Upcoming at the Forum:

Sept. 20: School board candidates.

Oct. 18: Parent groups including ECAC, Exceptional Children Assistance Center, Parent Voices, Winners Plus Agency.

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Colette Forrest announced an election rally for Thursday, Sept. 15, from 6-9 p.m. at Charleston House, 3120 The Plaza, sponsored by six groups led by the Black Political Caucus. Info: 704-277-3450.

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John McClelland of Parks & Recreation announced a third reading tonight of the proposed naming of the new Third Ward park after Romare Bearden, and a second workshop on design of that park for Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 6:30 p.m., at Johnson & Wales University.

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Dwayne Collins and George Dunlap announced candidate forums for District 3 candidates at King Middle and Martin Middle for this evening, Sept. 13.

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Michael Sexton sent in an announcement of a golf tournament to benefit the Woman's Commission for Tuesday, Oct. 18 at Highland Creek Golf Course. Information: Kurt Kottkamp at 704-588-8832 or Thomas Vidak at 704-597-0626.

 


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