Yolanda Holmes announced a West Meck High School Advisory Board’s Future Leaders Reception on Tuesday, May 1 from 6-8 p.m. at Van Every Culinary Arts Building on the CPCC Elizabeth Campus, 425 N. Kings Dr. Fee $25 per person, $40 per couple, which benefit West Meck’s CTE academies. Register and info here.
Blanche Penn announced a 2nd Annual Summer Arts Camp running during six weeks between June 11 and July 20 at West Charlotte Recreation Center, 2401 Kendall Dr. Details here.
Natheley McElrath announced a save-the-date for June 16 for the Black Women’s Caucus Annual Blackberry Brunch. Flier here.
Connie Green-Johnson announced that Democratic Women of Mecklenburg County meets the second Wednesdays from 6:30 p.m. at Little Rock Cultural Center, 401 N. Myers St.
Ceretha Sherrill announced that Juneteenth will be celebrated June 16. “This is going to be done this year if it’s done in my backyard, and I mean that.”
Jessica Davis announced a Law Day program, “Separation of Powers: Framework for Freedom” on May 1 at the Mecklenburg County Courthouse. Background here.
Kristi Puckett Williams announced that Re-Entry Partners of Mecklenburg will hold a health fair on Saturday, May 19 from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Bette Rae Thomas Recreation Center, 2921 Tuckaseegee Rd. for returning citizens and their families. Info on Facebook and here.
Tina White announced a Stop the Killing banquet and praise and worship service on Saturday, April 28 from 3 p.m. at New Macdonia of Faith, 2900 Clyde Dr.
Levester Flowers announced that Kelly Services is hiring adults for substitute teacher duty in CMS schools. Info: Flowers by e-mail or at 704-968-3391.
Gloria McKenzie announced a meeting of the Greater Charlotte Alliance of Black School Educators with CMS Supt. Clayton Wilcox and school board members on Thursday, May 3 at 5:30 p.m. at West Charlotte High School, 2219 Senior Dr.
Gloria McKenzie announced the Greater Charlotte Alliance of Black School Educators’ annual scholarship banquet on Friday, May 18 from 6:30 p.m. at the Delta Center, 5408 Beatties Ford Rd. Tickets $30; see McKenzie.
Gloria McKenzie announced a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Association of Educators Raleigh lobby day on Wednesday, May 16. Sign up for free bus here by April 30.
Tiyana Brown sent in Charlotte Next celebrations of Behailu Academy, Youth Employment Services, Freedom School Partners, Trips for Kids Charlotte, Winners Plus Agency, Girl Scouts Summer Camp and Girls on the Run.
Cynthia Wallace sent in information about the 9th District Democratic Party convention on Saturday, May 5 at 1:30 p.m. at Wingate University Batte Center, 403 N. Camden Rd., Wingate.
Carla Cunningham sent in her April newsletter.
Stephanie Counts sent in the April 25 W.I.E. newsletter.
Dena Diorio sent in her April 23 Board Bulletin.
Debbie Snowdon sent in an announcement that Board of Elections Director Michael Dickerson would speak at a League of Women Voters meeting on Wednesday, May 9 at 11:30 a.m. at Midwood Center Room 210.
Chris Jackson sent in a Goodwill Success Story about the Economic Mobility Collaborative.
Tiyana Brown sent in the April 26 Charlotte Next Blast, and an invitation to a free Capstone Day for Charlotte Next’s current professional development series, on Wednesday, May 9 from 9-11 a.m. at Camp North End. Register here.