Sarah Stevenson’s family sent in an announcement that Mrs. Stevenson in the last months has been back and forth between home and hospital and rehab facilities. Each move has brought a period of quarantine and, as of Tuesday, Mrs. Stevenson is in another quarantine and is unable to receive visitors. Those wishing to send cards should send them to 2000 St. Paul St., Charlotte NC 28216 and the family will be sure Mrs. Stevenson receives them. Those wishing to speak to Sarah’s sister Elloree should call 704-398-8399.
Carol Sawyer announced a new CMS Eats @ Home project beginning Sept. 1 to provide five free breakfasts and lunches each week for all students enrolled in Community Eligibility Provision CMS schools. More info here.
C.W. Williams Community Health Center offers back-to-school physicals and immunizations through Friday, Aug. 14. Call 866-299-4968, ext. 1021, 1022, or 1045 for appointment. Details here.
Ellevate Network, a New York-based but international women’s empowerment and networking organization with a Charlotte chapter, is offering free but limited memberships.
Aug. 12: Goodwill’s quarterly 20% off sale for military, veterans.
Aug. 15: Drive-through COVID-19 testing and vendors, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Stratford Richardson YMCA, 1946 West Blvd. during C.W. Williams Community Health Center’s Community Health Event. Info: 866-299-4968, ext. 1028.
Aug. 20: “Child Custody Laws in NC: Erasing Family,” 12:30-1:30 p.m., a MeckMin Food for Thought session via Zoom with KN2P’s Sheila Peltzer on keeping both parents actively involved in their children’s lives after separation or divorce. Register here.
Aug. 20: SHARE-a-Latte, 9-10 a.m., free Zoom event with Valaida Fullwood and Charles Thomas about black philanthropy. Info and registration here.
Aug. 21: COVID-19 testing, noon-7 p.m., Genesis Project, 5104 Reagan Dr. Suite 5.
Aug. 22: COVID-19 testing, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Genesis Project, 5104 Reagan Dr. Suite 5.
Sept. 17-26: Profound Gentlemen’s Back to Class wine set and virtual testing virtual social and fund-raiser. More info, registration links and FAQ here.
Through Aug.13: Democratic Women of Mecklenburg online Paint the Town Blue fundraiser.
Through Aug. 19: Sol Tech Summer Series, Mondays and Wednesdays, a Zoom virtual experience for 6th- through 12th-graders focused on computer coding, sisterhood, climate justice, women in tech and confidence building. Register here. Details here and here.
Through Aug. 31: Keep Charlotte Beautiful photo contest. No pay, but lots of glory from identifying an image that “represents Charlotte as a beautiful place.”
Through Nov. 3: “Reclaim Our Vote” phone banking into voter suppression states, including North Carolina, 5-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Details.
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