Steve Johnston reminds Forum participants of a limited-time-commitment opportunity to serve the Forum by volunteering to help determine the awarding of grants from the Forum’s MJ Entrepreneurial Action Fund. More information is here about how to contribute to the fund, to volunteer to be on the grants committee, and to nominate groups and individuals for grants.
Attentive Care Counseling will hold an open house and project to feed and clothe the homeless from 5108 Reagan Dr. on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 11 a.m.
Larken Egleston announced that Mecklenburg Young Democrats would hear from Public Defender Toussaint Romain about his peacekeeper efforts between protesters and police during September’s uptown protests. The free meeting is Monday, Oct. 24 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Asian Library, 1339 Baxter St. More info here.
Nancy Hughes announced that the Arc of Mecklenburg County seeks 75 more sponsors for its Operation Santa Claus. Details here.
Matt Newton announced a Democratic Party “Kickoff to Victory” reception on Tuesday, Oct. 18 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Palmer Building, 2601 E. 7th St. Speakers include U.S. Rep. Alma Adams and N.C. Supreme Court candidate Michael Morgan.
Sonia Cox introduced Otis Patterson, new chief operating officer of C.W. Williams Community Health Center. More info on Patterson here.
Sonia Cox announced that C.W. Williams’ dental center would open during October.
Dena Diorio sent in her Oct. 3 newsletter.
Jane Whitley sent in an announcement that Democratic Women of Mecklenburg would hear from artist/activist Josalia Torres-Weiner at its meeting Wednesday, Oct. 12 from 6:30 p.m. at the Asian Library, 1339 Baxter St.
Betty Howell Gray sent in an announcement of a free community forum for local candidates, on Thursday, Oct, 6 from 6 p.m. at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 3400 Beatties Ford Rd. Details here.
Rob Hillman sent in an announcement of the Charlie Smith Dannelly “Meeting the Candidates” Forum on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Omegas Fraternity House, 3301 Statesville Ave. Free event; barbecue plates $12. Info: Rob Hillman at 704-232-2094. Flier here.
Michael Sexton sent in the October Domestic Violence Awareness Month calendar.