Laura McClettie announced that C.W. Williams Community Health Center was still taking applications for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Enrollment opportunities include Saturday, Feb. 14 at the Children and Family Services Center, 601 E. 5th St. from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Sunday, Feb. 15, at Legal Services of Southern Piedmont, 1431 Elizabeth Ave. from 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Blanche Penn announced that “Highlighting African American Achievers” would be held Feb. 19-21 at the Wallace Pruitt Recreation Center, 440 Tuckaseegee Rd. Details here.
Ken Koontz announced that he was available for presentations during Black History Month. Appearing to consider whether he should call himself historical, Koontz settled on “I consider myself black.”
Valaida Fullwood announced that she was partnering with JCSU for an visit by author A’Lelia Bundles, great-great granddaughter of the iconic entrepreneur and philanthropist Madam CJ Walker, to open the exhibit Giving Back: The Soul of Philanthropy Reframed & Exhibited. The opening is Friday Feb. 20 from 6-9 p.m. at Johnson C. Smith University library. Flier here.
Bobbie Parks announced a meeting of Mecklenburg County Senior Democrats on Friday, Feb. 13 at 11:30 a.m. at 5700 Albemarle Road Room 206.
Nasif Majeed announced a free African American History Month Festival to be held on Saturday, Feb. 14 from noon-6 p.m. at KIPP Charlotte, 931 Wilann Drive off The Plaza. Details here.
Harold Winston announced that the play “God’s Trombones” will be performed on Saturday, March 7 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, March 8 at 4 p.m. at C.N. Jenkins Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1421 Statesville Ave. Info: 704-332-9137.
David Howard announced a ReThink Charlotte forum for entrepreneurs and service providers on federal bid opportunities, to be held Thursday, Feb. 26 from 8:30 a.m.-noon, in the Government Center Room 267, 600 E. 4th St. RSVP by e-mail or 704-336-4947. Flier here.
Catherine Kennedy sent in an announcement that U.S. Rep. Alma Adams would be guest speaker at the Mecklenburg Democratic Party’s Fannie Lou Hamer Awards and Fundraiser event on Thursday, Feb. 19 at 6 p.m. at the Palmer Building, 2601 E. 7th St. $50 in advance; $75 at the door. Flier here.
Betty Howell Gray sent in a flier about a free community town hall on Thursday, Feb. 12 from 5-8 p.m. at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 3400 Beatties Ford Rd. Theme: “Racial Equity in Public Education: How it Impacts African American Males.” Details on flier.
Jane Whitley sent in an announcement of a meeting of Democratic Women of Mecklenburg County on Wednesday, Feb. 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the Asian Library, 1339 Baxter St. Details here.
Dena Diorio sent in a copy of her Feb. 9 Board Bulletin.
Sylvia Grier sent in an announcement of the 2nd Annual 5K Run/Walk sponsored by TOUCHED (Tackling Obesity Using Conditioning Hobbies Education and Diet) to be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 14 at Mallard Creek Elementary, 9801 Mallard Creek Rd.
Christy Kluesner sent in a note that those trying to meet a Feb. 15 deadline for applying for a Charlotte Neighborhood Matching Grant could apply under the April 15 deadline. Details here.
Robbie Akhere sent in an announcement that ActionNC and Working America Health Care would hold a health care sign-up session on Thursday, Feb. 12 from 5-9 p.m. at 5501 Executive Center Dr. Details here.
Sharon Holm sent in an announcement of a $100,000 grant from Duke Energy to the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts+Culture. The challenge grant was promised if the Gantt Center reached its goal of tripling its membership in the year ending July 30, 2015. The press release says the goal was exceeded Dec. 31. Details here.
Jaye Maxx Alexander sent in a copy of Gov. Pat McCrory’s Feb. 2 newsletter.
Charles Thomas sent in a reminder of an application deadline for Impact3, a 12-week program for startups with a social mission. Details here.