Jonathan Hill sent in an announcement of a city tree care matching grant for neighborhood organizations incurring expenses for tree care, vine removal and educational events. More info here. Applications are due Oct.1
Sylvia Grier announced that under Medicaid Reform scheduled for Dec. 1, Genesis Project will be a “certified care management” agency. More here.
Aug. 24: Women’s Health & Reproductive Rights town hall with U.S. Rep. Alma Adams, noon-1:30, virtual due to a COVID diagnosis. Register here.
Aug. 24: Training on Monkeypox Awareness, 7 p.m., virtual, free. Register.
Aug. 26: Continuing Conversations webinar and interactive session for caregivers, Zoom, 10 a.m. Register here.
Aug. 27: Environmental Justice Day, 5-9 p.m., 1600 W. Trade St. Info and free tickets, $30 vendor spaces, $100 food trucks here.
Aug. 29: Training on Monkeypox Awareness, 1:30 p.m., virtual, free. Register.
Aug. 30: “If We Had Not Loved Each Other,” a book talk with Tyrone McKinley Freeman, 6 p.m., $15, Gantt Center, 551 S. Tryon St. Tickets.
Aug. 30: Training on Monkeypox Awareness, 7 p.m., virtual, free. Register.
Sept. 1: Retirement celebration for Judge Rickye McCoy-Mitchell, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Courthouse Atrium, 832 E. 4th St. More info and registration here. Event may have become virtual. Virtual registration here.
Sept. 10: Black Women’s Caucus Blackberry Brunch, $50, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Freedom Hall, 1610 Alleghany St. Tickets here.
Sept. 12-16: Diamond Tours trip with Dr. Blanche Penn to Cincinnati for Ark Encounter, Creation Museum, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center – and a casino.
Sept. 12: Training on Infectious Disease Prevention and Control with Emphasis on COVID-19, 1 p.m., virtual, free. Register.
Sept. 17: Charlotte Charter Chapter American Business Women’s Association’s Hattitude! Tickets: Pamela Bell, 704-763-8157.
Sept. 21: Training on Infectious Disease Prevention and Control with Emphasis on COVID-19, 9 a.m., virtual, free. Register.
Sept. 24: Military Service Academy Day with U.S. Rep. Alma Adams, 9:45 a.m.-noon, Hawthorne Academy of Health Sciences, 1411 Hawthorne Lane. More info here. Register here.
Oct. 15: Omar Carter Foundation’s Heart of Gold Gala, 7 p.m., Two Wells Fargo Center, 301 S. Tryon St. Tickets $75-$1,500 and info here.
Oct. 22: Council of Elders Expungement Clinic, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 1000 Anderson St. Pre-register at website here.
Nov. 17: Schul Urban Institute Forum, afternoon, UNCC Dubois Center uptown.
Jan. 21: Council of Elders Expungement Clinic, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 1000 Anderson St. Pre-register at website here.
Candidates & Elected Officials
Alma Adams 8-19 8-22 8-23
Natasha Marcus 8-19
Joyce Waddell 8-23
Civility Localized 8-23
Nonprofits & Government
Caregiver TLC 8-22
Dirt Road PAC 8-18 8-19 8-20 8-22 8-23
Goodwill Industries 8-18 8-22 8-23
Knight Foundation 8-22
Mayor’s Mentoring Alliance 8-23 (flier)
UNCC Urban Institute 8-18