Next week: Sean Garrett, Director of United Way.
Mary Klenz announced that the League of Women Voters would host “CMS Student Assignment: Guidelines & Opportunities” on Saturday, Nov. 7 from 10-11:30 a.m. at the YWCA, 3420 Park Rd. RSVP appreciated to Mary Klenz at 704-542-9858 or by e-mail. Details on speakers here.
Victor Mack announced that Dr. Rucker Johnson would be featured at a free discussion, “Grandchildren of Brown: The Long Legacy of School Desegregation” on Thursday, Nov. 12 at 5:30 p.m. at UNC Charlotte Center City Building, 320 E. 9th St. Info here. Registration here. Flier here.
Nakisa Glover announced an effort by the League of Conservation Voters to sign people up in support of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan.
Colette Forrest announced that she and others would speak to the CMS Board of Education at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 13 to advocate for “a process to select a new superintendent.”
Tiera Parker announced that the Arts and Science Council is supporting cultural programming in neighborhoods surrounding the Ivory Baker Rec Center.
Bobbi Parks announced that Mecklenburg Senior Democrats are still accepting donations to the party in connection with their Oct. 3 No Tea Party Party annual fundraiser. Details here. “The party is going on now.”
Joyce Waddell announced her Senate Election Committee would hold a fundraiser on Thursday, Oct. 22 at 5:30 p.m. at Tin Fulton Walker and Owen, 301 E. Park Ave. Details here.
Janet Cowell sent in an announcement that she would not seek re-election as State Treasurer or seek any other elective office in 2016. Details here.
Larken Egleston sent in an announcement that Young Democrats of Mecklenburg County will host a free Fundraising 101 candidate training on Tuesday, Oct. 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Asian Library, 1339 Baxter St. Open to all.
Dena Diorio sent in her Oct. 12 Board Bulletin.
Ariel Smith sent in Gloria Rembert’s announcement that the Black Political Caucus would meet Sunday, Oct. 18 at 5 p.m. for a candidates forum, with general and endorsements meeting to follow at 6:30 p.m. Details here.
Sharon Holm sent in an invitation to the Gantt Center’s free Inaugural Art of Living Fit + Well event on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Details here.
Justin Harlow sent in an announcement of his selection as one of 19 to be honored by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at an awards ceremony Nov. 19 at the Ritz-Carlton. His fund-raising page is here.
Jane Whitley sent in an announcement that Democratic Women of Mecklenburg County would host Astrid Chirinos, chief development executive with the Latin American Economic Development Corporation, on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. at the Asian Library, 1339 Baxter St., as it marks National Hispanic Heritage Month. Details here.
Sharon Holm sent in an invitation to Gantt After Dark, Thriller Edition, on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. at the Gantt Center. Ticket and other details here.
Tammy Hill sent in an announcement that the Taking Back Our Communities Crime Watch will hold a march on Saturday, Oct. 17, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Metro Police Station at 1118 Beatties Ford Rd., and ending at the Beatties Ford Road library, 2412 Beatties Ford Rd.
Betty Howell Gray sent in a flier for the Youth Empowerment Conference on Saturday, Oct. 17 from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 3400 Beatties Ford Rd. RSVP by Oct. 15 by e-mail.
Nicole McKinney sent in an announcement that Cardinal Innovations Healthcare will begin serving mental health and other needs of Medicaid recipients in Nash County, 50 miles east of Raleigh. Details here.
Robert Dawkins sent in a link to his Agitator Radio interview with Temako McCarthy, the mother of Lareko Williams, talking about the July 2011 killing of her son by Charlotte-Mecklenburg police. He sent in an appeal for donations to cover travel costs of 100 families to attend a Rise Up October event in New York City Oct. 22-24. More info here.