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Announcements September 2007



ANNOUNCEMENTS from Sept. 4, 2007:

Next week, Sept. 11, 2007, the Forum will not meet. The meeting place will be in use for the primary election.
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Mary Brooks announced that Forum founder Sarah Stevenson is "doing very well" recovering from knee surgery. Brooks said Stevenson would be released to home by Friday, Sept. 7.
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Rodney Moore announced that monthly meetings of the Charlotte Housing Authority, held on the third Thursday of the month, had a new meeting time of noon. "We need your input" during open forums at each meeting, Moore said. "The rest of our board members need to hear what I hear."
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Ahmad Daniels sent in a reminder of the "Continuing to Build Unity In the Community Town Hall Meeting" scheduled for Sept. 20. Info: ahmad@bellsouth.net; 704 537-1533; www.creative-interchange.com
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Michael Sexton sent in an announcement that today's Domestic Violence "Lunch & Learn" program would feature Danielle Lombard with United Family Services and Rona Karacaova from Legal Aid of North Carolina on the challenges faced by immigrant victims and survivors of domestic violence. The event is Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 12:30 p.m. at St. Peter's Catholic Church Church, 507 S. Tryon St. Info: 704-432-1568.
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Michael Sexton sent in an announcement that the Domestic Violence Advocacy Council would march on the Square in Uptown Charlotte on Thursday, Sept. 6 at 12:15 p.m. in direct response to the domestic violence murder-suicide Aug. 29.
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Ahmad Daniels passed on an announcement that Donna Murray Lacey, executive director of the Charlotte Volunteers in Medicine Clinic, wlll offer free prostate cancer screenings on Tuesdays from 1-5 p.m. during September at the Greenville Center, 1015 Spring St.
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School board member Trent Merchant sent in an announcement that the next meeting in his series of community education forums will be held this Thursday, Sept. 6, at First Baptist Church West from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
 

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No meeting on Sept. 11: Primary Election Day

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ANNOUNCEMENTS from Sept. 18, 2007:
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For Blanche Penn, Deacon Jones announced that the Stay Focus Chronicles sponsored by Winners PLUS Agency Inc. would present STARS (Students Together Against Recklessness) on Sunday, Sept. 30 at 4 p.m. at E.E. Waddell High School, 7030 Nations Ford Rd. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at door. Info: 704-890-4101.
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Richard McElrath announced a Parent Empowerment Workshop for Monday, Oct. 1 from 5:30 to 9 p.m., at the West Boulevard branch library, 2157 West Blvd., with a delegation from Washington, D.C. Sponsors include the NAACP, Swann Fellowship, Black Political Caucus and Millions More Movement.
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Michael Sexton sent in an announcement that on Thursday, Sept. 27 beginning at 1:30 p.m., St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 115 W. 7th St., would host a reception for the live worldwide launch of The Religion and Violence E-learning (RAVE) website. The site's purpose is to assist religious leaders in obtaining practical information that will aid in compassionate ministry to families struggling with domestic violence and to help educate the community concerning intervention and prevention. Sessions from 3-4 p.m. will give participants an opportunity to contribute to the website content.
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Nooma Monika Rhue sent in an announcement of her online CPCC course, "Preserving your past: The basics of genealogy research." Register at www.cpcctraining.org/customer_service/register/new.asp
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Geraldine Chisolm sent in a link to a video tribute to the late Dr. Asa G. Hilliard III produced by MEE Productions.: www.meeproductions.com/psa/videos/HilliardTribute.html
 

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ANNOUNCEMENTS from Sept. 25, 2007:
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Richard McElrath announced a Parent Empowerment Workshop for Monday, Oct. 1 from 5:30 to 9 p.m., at the West Boulevard branch library, 2157 West Blvd., with a delegation from Washington, D.C.
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Rodney Moore announced that the NAACP chapter would meet Thursday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m. at Weeping Willow AME Zion Church, 2220 Milton Rd.
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Vilma Leake announced a meeting Oct. 22 at Barringer Academic Center, 1546 Walton Road off West Boulevard. The school summit would bring faculty from schools in the West Boulevard corridor together with parents. A hot meal will be served at the beginning of the 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m. event, she said.
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Malachi Greene asked people to mark the death of Dr. Reginald Hawkins, who died Sept. 15. A memorial service is Saturday, Oct. 13, at 11 a.m. at Johnson C. Smith University Chapel. Observer story: www.charlotte.com/112/story/272757.html
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Deacon Jones announced the 92nd annual meeting of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, held Wednesday, Oct. 3 through Sunday, Oct. 7 at the Hilton Charlotte University Place, 8629 J.M. Keynes Dr. Details: www.asalh.org/92ndconvention.html
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Michael Sexton sent in an announcement that the American Society for Industrial Security would hold the 9th Annual ASIS Golf Tournament at Emerald Lakes Golf Club on Monday, Oct. 15 to benefit the Women's Commission. Details: /www.asis65.org/file.php?ID=golf07
The full calendar of events during October's Domestic Violence Public Awareness Month is at www.charmeck.org/Departments/Womens+Commission/Domestic+Violence/DV+Public+Awareness+Month.htm
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Michael Sexton sent in an announcement that on Thursday, Sept. 27 beginning at 1:30 p.m., St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 115 W. 7th St., would host a reception for the live worldwide launch of The Religion and Violence E-learning (RAVE) website. The site's purpose is to assist religious leaders in obtaining practical information that will aid in compassionate ministry to families struggling with domestic violence and to help educate the community concerning intervention and prevention. Sessions from 3-4 p.m. will give participants an opportunity to contribute to the website content.
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Forum messages reach 354 addressees.
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The Forum opens at 8 a.m. at the West Charlotte Recreation Center, 2400 Kendall Drive, just down the hill from West Charlotte High School. The phone number is 704-393-1560.
 

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The Forum welcomes all persons to its meetings beginning at 8 a.m. most Tuesdays of the year
at the West Charlotte Recreation Center, 2222 Kendall Drive, Charlotte, NC
down the hill from West Charlotte High School.