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Announcements May 2009


ANNOUNCEMENTS from May 5, 2009:
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Next week at the Forum: Eunice Dudley, Dudley Products.
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Blanche Penn announced competition between senior cheerleading teams for Thursday, May 7 at 7 p.m. at the Levine Senior Center, 1050 Devore Lane off N.C 51 in Matthews, just north of Independence Boulevard.
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Thomas Moore announced that the event last Friday sponsored by Mecklenburg Times honoring "50 Most Influential Women" recognized, among others, Forum attendee Pam Jefsen of the Red Cross.
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Lucy Bush Carter announced that one of Thomas Moore's former students, Daniel Anthony Heath, would be music director for Covenant Presbyterian Church's new contemporary worship service, Sundays at 9:30 a.m. at the church at Dilworth Road and Morehead Street.
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Charles Boddi announced a fund-raiser for the ArtHouse art gallery at 3103 Cullman Ave. in NoDa. The event is at the ArtHouse on Saturday, May 9 from 7-11 p.m., featuring Bryan Anderson & Band and a silent auction. Semi-formal attire. Tickets are $15 in advance via www.ez-tixx.com or 877-993-8499.
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Jennifer DeRue, a City of Charlotte business services coordinator for the Beatties Ford Road, Eastland Mall and Rozzelles Ferry Road corridors, announced that she would like to meet with business persons in those corridors to make them aware of grants and other services available to them.
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Sara Stevenson announced that first- through fifth-graders at the Greater Enrichment Program would sing in "The Me Nobody Knows," directed by Defoy Glenn, on Saturday, May 9 at 2 p.m. at Myers Park Methodist Church. For information, 704-334-8518.
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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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ANNOUNCEMENTS from May 12, 2009:
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Paul Holmes announced that Charlotte's Juneteenth Festival will be held June 19-21. Vendor applications are at www.juneteenthofthecarolinas.com.
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Ken Koontz announced that WENS-TV still had for sale DVDs of its Inauguration Week coverage. See Koontz for price information.
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Jackie Edwards Walton announced the city's 14th annual neighborhood symposium on Saturday, May 16 from 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Charlotte Convention Center downtown at 501 S. College St. Details: http://www.charmeck.org/Departments/Neighborhood+Dev/Sustain+Neighborhoods/Neighborhood+Symposium/home.htm
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Joyce Waddell announced that the reorganizing Charlotte chapter of the NAACP would meet Monday, May 18 at 6 p.m. at Little Rock AME Zion Church at 7th and McDowell Streets downtown. Current and prospective members are encouraged to attend.
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Virginia Keogh sent in an announcement that County Commissioner Vilma Leake would host a seminar Monday, May 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Ivory Baker Recreation Center, 1920 Stroud Park Court off Oaklawn Avenue to discuss free government services available to seniors.
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Donna Jenkins (Dawson) Taylor sent in an announcement that Crisis Assistance Ministry's Furniture and Appliance Store is on a course that will leave it unable to respond this year to more than half the requests from the public for assistance. Details: www.crisisassistance.org or e-mail pheuberger@crisisassistance.org.
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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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Announcements occurred May 19 but were not transcribed due to the scribe's absence due to illness.

 

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ANNOUNCEMENTS from May 26, 2009:
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Natheley McElrath announced for Sarah Coleman that a community forum on education organized by District 2 County Commissioner Vilma Leake would be held this Saturday, May 30 at 10 a.m. at C.N. Jenkins Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1421 Statesville Ave.
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Ken Koontz announced that DVDs of WENS-TV coverage of 2009 Inauguration Week in Washington are still available and that he can be booked to give 10-minute presentations to groups.
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Gwen Forney announced that she would be in touch by e-mail with volunteers participating in Thursday's Career Day at Billingsville Elementary.
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Tammy Hill, who has led parent opposition to CMS plans to redistrict Lincoln Heights Elementary, announced that CMS Supt. Peter Gorman would hold his weekly press conference at Lincoln Heights Elementary on this Wednesday, May 27, at 9:15 a.m.
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Donna Jenkins (Dawson) Taylor sent in an announcement of the Community Building Initiative's Front Porch Grants of up to $2,500 "to support small-scale gatherings that build social capital and make connections between people." Grant rules and application forms are at www.fftc.org/frontporchgrants. Application deadline is noon Friday, June 19.
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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.