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Announcements, Aug. 7, 2018
Carlenia Ivory suggested that businesses begin soon to become certified for participation in the 2020 GOP Convention. “You don’t have to like people to take advantage of opportunities that are coming into the city.”
Carlenia Ivory asked people to advocate with City Council members that a proposed amateur sports facility be constructed on the west side of the city. She said the project would create 400 full-time jobs and thousands of seasonal part-time jobs.
Jarrod Jones asked for volunteers to help launch digital literacy classes at Brightwalk Apartments. Background here.
Ben Lee sent in an application for participation in Charlotte’s Labor Day Parade.
Nakisa Glover announced a Girls Who Code club for 9th-12th graders on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. at The Nest at Camp North End, 1824 Statesville Ave.
Aug. 8: Merge Mobility Community Conversation.
Aug. 9: Paint the Town Blue Gala, 5:30 p.m.
Aug. 11: Health Awareness Fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Aug. 11: Maroon and Gold Day on Harding High School’s football field, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. to meet and congratulate members of the state 4A football state championship team. Donations go to support all Harding athletic teams.
Aug. 18: Disabled American Veterans barbeque fundraiser, noon-4 p.m., 2013 Bay St.
Aug. 18: Medical Cannabis town hall with Rep. Kelly Alexander. Flier here.
Aug. 22: Community Resource Showcase.
Aug. 22: Urban League Career Fair, 10 a.m.-noon, Renaissance West, 3610 Nobles Ave.
Aug 23: Reversing Runaway Inequality seminar, 5:30-8 p.m., 4305 Monroe Rd.
Aug. 25: Back to School Tug of War Battle. Sponsor details.
Aug. 26: Women’s Equality Day play, Midwood Center.
Aug. 30: Black Women’s Caucus forum, 6 p.m.
Sept. 8: Sickle Cell Run/Walk. Register here.
Sept. 20: League of Women Voters Candidates’ Forum.
Sept. 25: Candidate forum, 6 p.m., Trinity Episcopal School, 750 E.9th. St.
Sept 25: UNCC Personally Speaking series: David Goldfield.
Sept. 25: League of Women Voters Candidates’ Forum.
Oct. 4: League of Women Voters Candidates’ Forum.
Nov 1: UNCC Personally Speaking series: Mary Layton Atkinson.
Feb. 22: Justice Initiatives summit on raise the age. Register here.
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