Quiana Austin sent in an announcement of the opening of the Foundation For The Carolinas’ 2022 Scholarship Season. Letter here. Flier here.
Maya Capers sent in a link to a page of materials archived from Judge Donnie Hoover’s Nov. 30 retirement ceremony.
Public Library of Charlotte-Mecklenburg debuted a new phone app Dec. 1 for library information, access to services and your personal library card built in for checking out books. Details here.
Elisa Chinn-Gary announced that she would not seek re-election as Clerk of Superior Court. Announcement is here.
Rickye McKoy Mitchell announced that she would retire from the District Court bench effective Sept. 1. Her statement and video are here.
Kay Tembo sent in an announcement that, through Dec. 20, Mecklenburg County is seeking resident participation in a “budget priority survey” that will ask participants to “rank the areas in the order you feel is most important. You can also provide feedback on categories you feel are overfunded or underfunded. Results will be shared with the Board of County Commissioners in January. County Manager Dena R. Diorio will use the results to assist with funding decisions for services such as affordable housing and homeless services, Public Health, Park and Recreation, MECK Pre-K, workforce development, court buildings and jails, environmental services and more.” Survey is here. Explanatory letter here. Flier here.
Dec. 8: League of Women Voters virtual lunch with City Council D6 member Tariq Bokhari, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. RSVP here.
Dec. 8: Profound Gentlemen’s Virtual Soirée Experience, 7-9 p.m. Free fundraiser open to all. Register here.
Dec. 9: Wine tasting, 6-8:30 p.m., 5231 Piper Station Dr., to benefit West Mecklenburg High’s Academy of Hospitality and Tourism and the school’s career pathways. Tickets ($60) here.
Dec. 11: South Meck High National Alumni Annual Gala, 6:30-9 p.m., Hoefener Center, 615 E. 6th St. Tickets: Juanita Miller at 704-807-3863. “You don’t have to be a South Meck grad to attend.”
Dec. 11: FWC Community Devt. Center Christmas Party, 6:30 p.m., black tie, 301 N. Polk St. Pineville. Tickets $20. RSVP 704-954-4842 or 704-322-8010.
Dec. 11: NABSE Rewind review of 49th Annual Conference held Nov. 10-14 in Los Angeles, $25.
Dec. 14: League Opportunity Coalition meeting, 6-8 p.m., Urban League, 740 W. 5th St. Register here.
Dec. 15: Connect to Community meeting, 1-3 p.m. at Urban League, 740 W. 5th St.
Dec. 16-18: Holiday Soirée, gift drop and Winter Wonderland sponsored by Urban League and The Mount Charlotte Church, 1520 Alleghany St.
Jan. 20: Mayor’s Mentoring Alliance Awards ceremony, evening.
Feb. 5: Black Political Caucus Annual Fundraising Gala, 6 p.m.
July 18-23: Diamond Tours trip with Dr. Blanche Penn to the Gulf Coast for casino attractions.
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.
News & Handouts
Dimple Ajmera 12-3
Natasha Marcus 12-3
Joyce Waddell 11-23
Center for Community Transitions 12-6
Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization 12-6
CharMeck Chronicle 12-1
Foundation For The Carolinas 12-3
Mayor’s Mentoring Alliance 12-1
Mecklenburg Board Bulletin 12-6
N.C. Dept. of Health & Human Services 12-3
Obama Foundation 12-6
Profound Gentlemen 12-6