Larken Egleston announced the Mayor’s International Community Awards on Wednesday, May 4 at 5:30 p.m. at Booth Playhouse. Tickets for $20-$25 here.
Lesha Dodson announced a Carolina Pop! Run 5K and 10K fundraising walk-run event for Carolinas Care Partnership, on Saturday, June 4 at McAlpine Park. Registration at 8 a.m., run at 9. Tickets $25-$40. Flier here.
Ben Thalheimer encouraged voters to participate in the June 7 primary for U.S. Congress seats. “I don’t expect much of a turnout, so everyone’s vote will really count in the June elections.”
Amelia Stinson-Wesley announced that she would leave next week for Cambodia on a trip involving assessing a remote jungle area for a health clinic, buying local crafts for sale in the U.S. as an economic development project, and making connections to halt human trafficking. Info on Facebook and here.
Dasling Dentistry will hold a free dental clinic on Saturday, April 30 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m, at 8420 University Executive Park Drive, Suite 805. Info here.
LaWana Mayfield announced a Charlotte City Council District 3 town hall budget workshop on Saturday, May 14 from 9 a.n.-noon at Steele Creek AME Zion Church, 1500 Shopton Rd.
Lorri Miller sent in an announcement that girls and teens age 4-19 may register for the Carolina Girls Rock Scholarship Pageant on Sunday, July 31. Registration deadline June 5. Details here.
Lorri Miller sent in a job opening for a contract sales position at Emind Wellness & Training Institute.
Natalia Diez sent in an announcement that Mary Belk’s N.C. House District 88 campaign would hold a fundraiser on Thursday, April 28 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Comet Grill, 2224 Park Rd. Suggested contribution levels $50-$500.
Joel Ford sent in a copy of the N.C. Department of Revenue list of services and goods that are now subject to the N.C. sales tax.
Joel Ford sent in a link to an article by Cedric Johnson “about how this tax swap – cutting income taxes and expanding sales taxes – is hurting middle- and low-income families in the state. PDF version here.
Martis King sent in an announcement of a free showcase of summer programs for youth 10 and up, to be held Saturday, April 30 at the Empowerment Center of Charlotte, 7925 N. Tryon Street, Suite 210. Some vendor spots available. Details 704-957-1244 or here. Flier here.
Stephanie Counts sent in the April 20 WIE Wednesday Update.
Carla Cunningham sent in her April 18 Raleigh Report.
Graham Kelly sent in an announcement that Rep. Alma Adam’s 12th District campaign would hold a fundraiser on Thursday, May 5 at 5:30 p.m. at the VanLandingham Estate, 2010 The Plaza, featuring Emily’s List President Stephanie Schriock.
Kamikka Williams sent in a flier about a free Spring Fling of “networking, food, shopping and fun” on Saturday, May 7 at the Empowerment Center, 7925 N. Tryon St. Suite 201.
Dena Diorio’s April 25 Board Bulletin.