Next Tuesday: The Forum will draw three names to serve with Laura McClettie and Maurice Jones on a Grants Committee for the Forum’s MJ Entrepreneurial Action Fund. As of Oct. 25, the Committee will have just over $400 at its disposal. Additional donations will be accepted through Oct. 31. Seven people have volunteered to serve on the Grants Committee. People wishing to volunteer may send an e-mail by Oct. 31. Two groups have submitted proposals for grants. To submit a proposal, use the form here. All rules covering this grants process are here.
Aretha Blake announced that she had copies of the Black Political Caucus endorsements handout.
Larken Egleston left a save-the-date for the Mecklenburg Democratic Party and Young Democrats’ Election Night party on Tuesday, Nov. 8 at Slate in SouthEnd at 200 E. Bland St.
Carol Anne Lawler left an announcement of a free seminar about end-of-life planning on Wednesday, Nov. 9 from 5:45-7:30 p.m. at Queens University of Charlotte, 1900 Selwyn Ave. Details here.
Dena Diorio sent in her Oct. 24 Board Bulletin.
Tatiana Cleveland sent in an appeal by Reading Partners Charlotte for adult volunteer tutors. Details here.
Jason Terrell sent in an invitation to Profound Gentlemen’s 2nd Annual Soiree on Friday, Nov. 4 at 4 p.m. at the Wadsworth Estate, 400 S. Summit Ave. Details here. Tickets for $25 donation per person are here.
Brenda Robinson sent in an announcement of Aviation Camp for grades 4-8 on Thursday, Oct. 27. Aviation Career camp for grades 9-12 and Boy Scouts is Friday, Oct. 28. “T-shirts have been ordered, lunch is included. It is considered a Field Trip, or an Educational Journey according to school administrators.” Register here.
Pat Cotham sent in an announcement that Josh Stein, Democratic candidate for N.C. Attorney General, will speak at the Uptown Democratic Forum on Thursday, Oct. 27 at noon at the Levine Museum of the New South, 200 E. 7th. St. Details here.
Paul Holmes sent in an announcement that he had added appliance repair to his Expertise Group’s list of services. Details here.
Colette Forrest sent in an announcement of a “Why Are They Afraid of Us” Town Hall to discuss proposals for changes in CMPD policies, on Sunday, Oct. 30 at 6:30 p.m. at Little Rock AME Zion Church, 401 N. McDowell St. Flier here.
Lisa Crawford sent in the Oct. 21 edition of the Vote Yes for City Bonds newsletter.
Sherri Moore sent in an announcement that vendors are needed for West Mecklenburg High CTE Academies’ Career Networking Event on Nov. 1 at the school, 7400 Tuckaseegee Rd. “Introduce students to your business, inform students about the education, training and character traits needed to become effective employees and help students make informed career decisions.” Setup begins at 8 a.m. Event runs 9-10:19. Details here.
Sherri Moore sent in an announcement of a Future Leaders Reception fundraiser to benefit West Mecklenburg High School’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) Academies on Thursday, Nov. 17 from 6-8 p.m. at CPCC’s Van Every Culinary Center, 425 N. Kings Dr. Fee of $25 per person or $40 per couple includes food and drinks. All proceeds go to providing resources to the CTE. Donate here. Video here.
Jan Valder Offerman sent in an announcement of YWCA events Nov. 3 on “Election 2016: Voting Your Values” with Sr. Simone Campbell; and No. 10 on “How Charlotte Got Segregated.. and Pathways Forward” with a panel. Details here.