Mary Johnson announced that U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters would keynote the Black Political Caucus fundraising banquet on Saturday, Sept. 2. She said tickets would be $130.
Burch Walker announced a Back-to-School health fair on Saturday, Aug. 12 from 10 a.m-2 p.m. at C.W. Williams Community Health Center, 3333 Wilkinson Blvd. Details and flier here.
Mary Kelly announced a Brookhill Rising cookout on Saturday Aug. 12 from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Details and flier here.
Vi Lyles announced that her mayoral campaign would hold a dialogue on police and community relations on Tuesday, Aug. 8 at 6 p.m. at Naomi Drennan Rec Center, 750 Beal St.
Levester Flowers announced that Kelly Services is recruiting substitute teachers, 100 each day, to fill vacancies in CMS’s Beacon schools.
Karen Gipson announced that the free YMCA “Summer of Opportunity” program that has opened three Ys on weekends for youth has served 850 teens. Volunteers are needed for the final Aug. 4-5 weekend. Details here.
Alicia Bell announced a forum on Saturday, Aug. 26 from 1-4 p.m. at Johnson C. Smith University’s Grimes Lounge to connect news organizations to the people in neighborhoods that journalists want to cover. Info: Bell by e-mail.
LaDonna Carter announced that name tags are worn on the right.
Sarah Stevenson announced a book signing on Aug. 26 at 1:30 p.m. at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 3001 Beatties Ford Rd., for “Ordinary Extraordinary African-American Women: The Elders.” Book info here.
Mary Johnson left an announcement of a Veterans Community Action Center to be operated Aug. 16-19 at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 3400 Beatties Ford Rd. Details here.
Donna Marie Woodson sent in the August edition of the CharMeck Chronicle.
Dena Diorio sent in her July 31 Board Bulletin.
Karine Apollon sent in her July 31 Reading Partners newsletter.
Chris Jackson sent in a summary of back-to-school shopping opportunities at Goodwill.
Charlotte Mayor: Johnson.
Council At-large: Ajmera.
Council D1: Egleston.
Schools D3: Flowers.