Announcements July 2010
ANNOUNCEMENTS from July 6, 2010:
There were no announcements from the floor.
Thornton Howard III sent in an announcement that he would hold a free workshop Thursday, July 8 at 7 p.m. at McCrorey YMCA, 3801 Beatties Ford Rd., on "Helping Our Youth Create Positive Futures," learning how to use over 400 four-letter words to teach personal responsibility and inspire academic excellence. The workshop is aimed at parents, mentors, teachers, and youth group leaders of students ages 9-12. Info: Howard at 704-564-4901 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Michael Sexton sent in an announcement that today's Lunch & Learn session sponsored by the Domestic Violence Advocacy Council would feature a panel addressing "Serving child victims of domestic violence: A dialogue between Child Protective Service workers and clinicians." Panelists include
Crystalle Williams, Bea Coté, Robyn Codrington and Julie Owens. The discussion is 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 6 at Hal Marshall Building Auditoriums A & B, 700 N. Tryon St.
ANNOUNCEMENTS from July 13, 2010:
Cedric Scott announced a party on Saturday, July 31, from 2-8 p.m. at 2008 St. Mark St. off Beatties Ford Road. "It was supposed to be a surprise, but I know about it and want to invite everyone" to the party marking his 34th birthday.
Marilyn Marks announced a meeting this Wednesday, July 14 at 7 p.m. at Room 161 of the College of Health and Human Services on the UNCC campus. At the meeting, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Food Policy Council will announce the results of a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Food Assessment conducted by UNCC. Marks said the assessment would identify "food deserts" in Charlotte, neighborhoods where nutritious food is geographically or economically inaccessible.
ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM July 27, 2010:
Sarah Coleman announced that C.N. Jenkins Presbyterian
Church and Community Fine Arts will present "Chife, Changing Reflections of
My Life through songs of Michael Jackson," a play written by the Fine Arts,
Dance, Drama and Steel Drum Department. The performance will be Friday, July
30 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, July 31 at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the Spirit Square
Duke Energy Theater. Tickets are $12 for adults and $7 for children.
Proceeds will support fine arts and education classes to low- and
medium-income students. Call Coleman for tickets at 704-399-4548 or
Joyce Waddell announced that the NAACP Freedom Fund banquet will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 21 at the Hilton Charlotte University Place, 8629 J.M. Keynes Dr. Tickets are $75. See Waddell for tickets.
Joyce Waddell announced that the school board would vote tonight, Tuesday, July 27 on changes to its equity policy and that several speakers had already signed up to address the issue. "We always want you to come out to school board meetings," she said.
Nancy Carter announced that the Charlotte City Council on Monday night agreed to accept a federal grant to initiate the streetcar line. Carter also said a housing locational policy meeting would be held on the east side Tuesday night from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Hickory Grove Baptist Church, 6050 Hickory Grove Rd. "Please be engaged. This is how we get affordable housing in all communities."
Nancy Carter announced that National Neighborhood Night Out will be marked on Tuesday, Aug. 3.
Marilyn Marks announced that the gleaners of the Society of St. Andrew are seeking volunteers willing to use their own pickup truck to distribute gleaned food. Info: Marks at 704-553-1730 or email@example.com.
Blanche Penn left an announcement that Winners Plus Agency would hold a rally on Saturday, Aug. 21 at 10 a.m. about men taking children to school on the first day of school, which is the following Wednesday, Aug. 25.
Sylvia Grier left an announcement that Henry "J.R." Black, co-owner of the Genesis Project, was injured in a motorcycle accident two weeks ago. Both wrists were injured. He is in therapy and "is doing quite well for that type of accident."
Blanche Penn left a save-the-date card for June 11, 2011, for her 60th birthday party at the Hyatt. Information: Blanche Penn 704-890-4101.
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