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Announcements April 2011


ANNOUNCEMENTS for April 23, 2011:
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The material below includes announcements made at meetings on April 5, 12 and 19 that are still topical.
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Hans Plotseneder announced April 19 that the case against him in connection with his arrest at a CMS school board meeting has been dismissed by the court.
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Hans Plotseneder announced a press conference May 9 to announce his candidacy for school board at large.
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Pam Jefsen announced a Prayers for Children service at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 1 at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1000 E. Morehead St. Singers will include the McCreesh Place Tuned In Choir along with the Caldwell Presbyterian Church and Covenant Presbyterian Church choirs. Following the service, according to the Covenant website, there will be a "guided conversation about where we may be called to serve and support the youngest in our community."
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Mary McCray passed out announcements of One Voice: a rally for public education at the Legislative Building in Raleigh on Tuesday, May 3 from 4 p.m. until. Info: www.onevoicerally.com.
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Michael Sexton passed on an announcement of a Sisterhood Mixer "Celebrating Life" fuindraiser to benefit domestic violence survivors from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, May 7 on the UNCC campus, Room ABC, Building SAC, 9201 University City Blvd. Tickets $5, or $4 with a used cell phone to donate. Doors open at noon. Info: jazzundaground@gmail.com
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Marilyn Marks sent in an announcement that the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Food Policy Council is looking for an intern. The job description is posted at www.charlottefoodpolicycouncil.org. Resumes are requested by May 9 to internship@charlottefoodpolicycouncil.org.
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Pamela Grundy sent in an announcement that her work at Shamrock Gardens Elementary School is currently featured in the "Education" section of the White House "Champions for Change" website, www.whitehouse.gov/champions.
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Michael Sexton sent in an announcement that the Charlotte Run/Walk for Peace at Home 5K will be held at the McAlpine Creek Greenway on Saturday, May 28, 2011. Register at www.charlottepeaceathome.com
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Michael Sexton passed along an announcement of the Jennifer Roberts Volleyball Challenge to benefit the United Family Services Shelter for Battered Women Building Fund on Saturday, May 14 at Johnson C. Smith University. Games begin at 9 a.m., awards at 3 p.m.

 

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 ANNOUNCEMENTS for April 26, 2011:
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Beverly Lawston announced that Lincoln Heights Elementary would hold a health fair on Friday, April 29 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the school, 1900 Newcastle St. Speakers include Deborah Whitfield and N.C. Rep. Beverly Earle. "Unfortunately, they will be closing that school, so we are working really hard at trying to make sure those children have a beautiful year."
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Beverly Lawston announced the May 3 grand opening of the Dr. Charles L. Sifford Golf Course at Revolution Park at 3 p.m. at the First Tee on Barringer Drive.
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Faith Triggs expressed support for the Emerging Leaders Mentorship Program for Black Males, which will hold its Leadership Development Summer Program June 20 - July 29. For more info: www.theelmp.com.
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Blanche Penn announced that the NAACP would hold its Women On The Move program on May 12. Tickets are $25.
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Sarah Stevenson asked for continued prayers for the daughter of Natheley McElrath, who continues to retain her health.
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Laura Marett sent in an announcement that Crisis Assistance Ministry would sponsor poverty simulations on Friday, April 29 from 9-11 a.m. at the Simmons YMCA, 6824 Democracy Drive; and Sunday, May 15 from 6-8 p.m. at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1000 E. Morehead St. Info: povertysimulations@crisisassistance.org or at the Crisis website
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Thomas Moore sent in an announcement that all persons are invited to join with the community choir that will sing at the Service of Prayer for Children this Sunday, May 1. Choir rehearsal will begin at 5 p.m. with dress being solid colors for tops, and black pants or skirts. The service begins at 6:30 p.m. at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1000 E. Morehead St. Following the service, according to the Covenant website, there will be a "guided conversation about where we may be called to serve and support the youngest in our community."
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Maddy Baer sent in an announcement that the Public Library seeks teen summer volunteers aged 13-17. Applications are accepted through this Saturday, April 30. Info is here
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Michael Sexton sent in an announcement that online registration ends Tuesday, April 26 at midnight for the AVON Walk the Course Against Domestic Violence scheduled for Tuesday, May 3. To join the CSS Women's Commission team, click here, enter team CSS and on next screen the password WOC.


 

 

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