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Announcements September 2011

After a Forum participant refused to yield the floor, the chair abruptly closed the Sept. 6 meeting early. There were no announcements.

 

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The Forum did not meet on Sept. 13, a primary election day.

 

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Announcements for Sept. 20, 2011

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Andrea Huff announced that next week's Forum would host all at-large candidates for Charlotte City Council, and on Oct. 18 would host candidates for Charlotte mayor.
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Paul Holmes announced that he had tickets for a Democratic Party Precinct 210 fund-raiser for the campaign of mayoral candidate Anthony Foxx, to be held Saturday, Oct. 8 at 4 p.m. at East Stonewall AME Zion Church, 1729 Griers Grove Rd.
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The Committee to Elect David Howard sent in an invitation to a $50 Women in Public Service panel discussion and luncheon fund-raiser for Thursday, Sept. 29 at 11:30 a.m. at the Duke Mansion, 400 Hermitage Road. Moderator is Betty Chafin Rash. Panelists include Carlenia Ivory, Cyndee Patterson, Wilhelmenia Rembert and Velva Woolen.
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Michael Sexton sent in a flier for the 13th annual ASIS Golf Tournament benefiting Mecklenburg County's Community Support Services Women's Commission to be played at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 17 at Tega Cay Golf Club. Online registration is here.
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Delores Hurt sent in an announcement of a $25 symposium and luncheon fund-raiser at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1 at Johnson C. Smith University, sponsored by the Charlotte Fund-raising Committee of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Panelists include lawyers Ted Fillette and James E. Ferguson, Judge Rickye McKoy-Mitchell and UNCC Prof Roslyn Arlin Mickelson. For info or tickets: Sarah Stevenson at 704-392-9503 or Vivian WIlliams at 704-392-1540.
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Cheryl Emanuel sent in an invitation to a free town hall conversation on the Affordable Health Act to be held Monday, Oct. 3 from 6-8:30 p.m. at Johnson C. Smith University's Grimes Hall. Speakers include N.C. Institute of Medicine's Kimberly Bratcher-Alexander and U.S. Health & Human Service Department's Anton J. Gunn. RSVP here.
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Michael Sexton passed along an announcement of a 2011 Charlotte Summit on "Domestic Violence at the Workplace: Hurting Employees and the Bottom Line" for Thursday, Oct. 6 and Friday, Oct. 7. Thursday screening of "Telling Amy's Story is at 6:30 p.m. at Tate Hall, Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte. Friday events are at The Employers Association, 3020 W. Arrowood Rd., Charlotte, NC 28273. Online info is here. Cost is $170 per person for two-day registration. Info: Carol Roth at Croth@ufsclt.org or 704-367-2799. The Educational Workshop has been approved for (5) hours of Legal Continuing Education Credits, and 5.0 (General) recertification credit hours towards PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. All proceeds benefit United Family Services.
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Ledger Morrissette sent in a save-the-date for the 50th anniversary celebration of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations Committee, at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 27 at the Queens University Sports Complex, 2229 Tyvola Rd. Info: Morrissette at 704-336-2426.

 

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ANNOUNCEMENTS for Sept. 27, 2011:
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Coming up at the Forum: Next week, Pam Jefsen and Sherry Waters-Wilson from McCreesh Place; Oct. 11, City Council district candidates and remaining at-large candidates; Oct. 18, Charlotte Mayor candidates.
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Harold Cogdell announced that he would be honorary chairman for a celebration on Nov. 19 of the 30th anniversary of the founding of the C.W. Williams Community Health Center.
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Patrick Cannon announced that Women of Faith would hold a nonpartisan fund-raising event for Patrick Cannon on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Spirit Square, 345 N. College St, featuring violinist/songstress "Sai" and violinist "Daniel D." A portion of the proceeds will support the Susan G. Komen for the Cure effort. RSVP: Annetta Watkins-Foard at 704-451-1362.
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Claire Fallon announced that Siemens is looking for applicants for white-collar and blue-collar jobs. A possible place to pursue that is the Siemens website.
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Rodney Moore announced that in mid-October he will hold a seminar for women who own businesses to discuss access to capital that is available through state agencies.
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Robert Dawkins announced that he had two handouts: one an update on N.C. voting rights bills, the other a handout for churches on the voting rights of ex-felons.
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Ken Koontz announced that Harold Cogdell would appear on Wednesday, Sept. 28 from 7-7:30 a.m. on the Rudean's Roundtable broadcast on WGIV, 1370 AM and 103.3 FM.
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Ann Tyson announced a $25 symposium and luncheon fund-raiser at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1 at Johnson C. Smith University, sponsored by the Charlotte Fund-raising Committee of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Panelists include lawyers Ted Fillette and James E. Ferguson, Judge Rickye McKoy-Mitchell and UNCC Prof Roslyn Arlin Mickelson. For info or tickets: Sarah Stevenson at 704-392-9503 or Vivian Williams at 704-392-1540.
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LaWana Mayfield announced that she was looking for people to host house parties on behalf of her District 3 City Council campaign. Contact Mayfield by e-mail.
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Mary McCray announced that Gretchen Lampe, Nina McNair-Mullen and Keenan Tyson would host a fund-raiser for her at-large school board campaign at 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29 at Villa Antonio Ristorante, 4707 South Blvd. RSVP to Dee Williams by e-mail.
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Carlenia Ivory announced the Committee to Elect David Howard will hold a $50 Women in Public Service panel discussion and luncheon fund-raiser on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 11:30 a.m. at the Duke Mansion, 400 Hermitage Road. Moderator is Betty Chafin Rash. Panelists include Cyndee Patterson, Wilhelmenia Rembert and Velva Woolen.
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Blanche Penn left an announcement of the Friendship Trays Garden Party fund-raiser to be held Saturday, Oct. 1 from 7-10 p.m. in South End at 2401 Distribution St. More info is here.
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Pam Jefsen left an invitation to the grand opening of McCreesh II on Thursday, Oct. 6 from 5:30-7 p.m. to mark the expansion of the McCreesh Place single-room-occupancy facility for formerly homeless men with disabilities. RSVP to 704-335-9380 ext. 26 or by e-mail.
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Norris Anderson left an invitation to all to attend the Wadsworth Estate Centennial Celebration, a $50 black-tie-optional fund-raiser on Saturday, Oct. 8 at The Marriott Executive Park Hotel, 5700 West Park Drive, with reception at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Wadsworth Estate Foundation. Information: Geneal Gregory at 704-531-8838 or Thereasea Elder at 980-819-7082 or Norris Anderson by e-mail. Website is here.
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Blanche Penn left an announcement that the Silver Fox Cheerleaders are on their way to Raleigh to compete in the Senior Games with their eye on the top prize in 2011. The group is also recruiting new members among seniors 55 and older. Video of the team showing off their routines at the Forum is here.
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Norris Anderson left an announcement that Comprehensive Genealogical Services will hold its Annual Family Reunion Conference on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church conference center at 3400 Beatties Ford Rd. Online registration through Sept. 29 is $15, which includes lunch. Registration after Sept. 29 and at the door is $20. Information: Iris Chandler at 704-892-7611 or Norris Anderson at 704-583-0560 or by e-mail.
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Robert Dawkins sent in an announcement that he would hold on Saturday, Oct. 1 at noon at Amelie's French Bakery, 2424 N. Davidson St., a speaker preparation and writing assistance seminar for those interested in speaking at the Duke Energy rate hearing at the Government Center in Charlotte on Oct. 11. More info from Dawkins via e-mail.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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