Next week: Charlotte City Manager Ron Carlee.
Ken Koontz announced his ongoing video project, “My Life, My Words, My Story,” allowing people to tell their own life stories on video. For info: Koontz at 704-804-1308 or e-mail.
Tommie Robinson rose to say he needed people to buy his artwork so he can take a trip to South Africa this summer. His studio is at 720 Tuckaseegee Rd.
Sarah Stevenson announced that the Forum next week needed to thank Karen Gipson for her work on Monday’s MLK Prayer Breakfast.
Sarah Stevenson, in answer to a question, announced that the process to fill the District 3 school board seat vacated by N.C. Sen. Joyce Waddell has been announced. Details are here. The board will interview candidates Feb. 3 and is expected to fill the vacancy Feb. 5. The person chosen will serve through December 2017.
Renee Jarrett sent in an announcement that Alpha Lambda Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. will host a community viewing of the movie “Selma” on Sunday, Jan. 25 at 1:45 p.m. at AMC Concord Mills 24, 8421 Concord Mills Blvd. Groups of at least 50 will receive a $6 rate for movie tickets. RSVP by 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21 to Jarrett by e-mail.
Charles Thomas sent in an announcement that applications are due Feb. 13 for Impact>3, a program to nurture high-growth startups with a social mission.
Dena Diorio sent in a copy of her Jan. 13 Board Bulletin.
Robert Dawkins sent in a link to a YouTube video of the Jan. 16 Off the Record show on WTVI in which four journalists discuss the City Council discussion of a civil liberties ordinance that might regulate racial profiling. That segment begins at minute 18:21.
Janet Cowell sent in an announcement that she would address her political future after the current General Assembly session closes.
Kim Roseboro sent in an announcement of a free conference for undergraduate and high school students entitled “Increasing Diversity in the Legal Profession,” to be held Saturday, Feb. 7 from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Mecklenburg County Bar & Foundation Center, 2850 Zebulon Ave. off Rozzelles Ferry Rd.
Robert Dawkins sent in an introduction to his organizing assistant, Devin Anderson.
Kim Roseboro sent in an announcement that Firm Foundations will hold a mentor interest meeting on Monday, Jan. 26 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at James Partin Middle School, 7800 IBM Drive. Details here.