Next week: County Manager Dena Diorio and staff with county budget briefing.
Ben Thalheimer announced his candidacy in November for a District Court seat.
Sheila Peltzer announced a May 8 deadline for donations to the Swimsuit and Towel Drive in support of the Shalom Park Freedom School. Details here.
Larken Egleston announced the Mayor’s International Community Awards on Wednesday, May 4 at 5:30 p.m. at Booth Playhouse. Tickets for $20-$25 here.
Malcolm Graham announced that the U.S. House elections are June 7. Early voting begins May 26.
Nakisa Glover announced that the Forum is using a Facebook page for wider distribution of links to announcements and presentations on the Forum website.
Nakisa Glover announced a wedding, “A Toxic Marriage Between Duke and McCrory” on Thursday, May 5 to be held outside the Duke Energy stockholders meeting.
Nakisa Glover announced that TheAgenda meets the third Tuesday of the month from 6-8 p.m., currently at TCB 54 Hundred Bar & Grill, 5400 Nevin Rd. More on the group here.
Aretha Blake announced that she would be on the November ballot for a District Court judge seat.
Heather Shain announced that the Carla Cunningham for Congress campaign would hold an open house Saturday, May 7 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at 1940 Wilmore Dr.
Mary Belk announced that she is running for the N.C. House District 88 seat.
Jeremiah Chapman sent in an announcement that Alma Adams would participate in a candidates forum sponsored by Democrats of North Mecklenburg on Friday, May 6 from 7-8:30 p.m. at Cornelius Town Hall, 21445 Catawba Ave., Cornelius, and would participate in a community canvass on Saturday, May 7 from 9-noon and 1-4 from 1100 S. Mint St. Suite 107.
Sam Spencer sent in an announcement that the Alma Adams campaign is having a get-out-the-vote kickoff on Thursday, May 5 at 5:30 p.m. at the VanLandingham Estate, 2010 The Plaza. Flier here.
Dee Jones sent in an announcement that Trevor Fuller’s county commissioner campaign would hold a fundraiser on Thursday, May 5 from 6-8 p.m. at 3600 Providence Manor Rd.
Mattie Marshall sent in an announcement that City Council member James Mitchell would host a town hall meeting “Engagement Through Economic Development” on Thursday, May 5 from 6:30-8 p.m. in Room 267 of the Government Center. RSVP to Alban Burney by e-mail or 704-336-4947.
Dee Jones sent in an announcement that Malcolm Graham’s U.S. House District 12 campaign would hold fundraisers Wednesday, May 11, 5:30 p.m, at Sports One Charlotte, 521 N. College St.; Thursday, May 19, 6-8 p.m., 3600 Providence Manor Rd.; Saturday, May 21, 6-9 p.m., 3404 Cresta Ct.; and Tuesday, May 24, 6-8 p.m., 6826 Alexander Rd.
Dena Diorio sent in her May 2 Board Bulletin.
Joyce Waddell sent in her May 2 Waddell Weekly Bulletin.
Mario Shaw sent in a link to register for live viewing of the mini-documentary ME2, the story of a black male educator, on Wednesday, May 11 at 7 p.m.
Kathryn Block sent in a CMS summary of the district’s $805 million bond request.
Tricia Cotham sent in a save-the-date for a May 25 fundraiser.
Jane Whitley sent in an announcement that Democratic Women of Mecklenburg County will meet Wednesday, May 3 at 6:30 p.m. Details here.
Queen Thompson sent in an announcement that she would introduce an upcoming series, “Fixing Our Schools and Our Communities,” on her Cable Access Channel 21 show on Saturday, May 7 at 2:30 p.m.