THE FORUM will not meet on Tuesday, March 3. Please vote in the primary election, at your individual polling place. More information is at the Board of Elections.
Paula Rinnix distributed a community survey seeking residents’ thoughts about “what is needed in the next Chief of Police.” Paper copies may be mailed to: City of Charlotte Human Resources, 700 E. 4th Street, Suite 200 Charlotte, NC 28202; Attention: Tracy Swett. The online survey is here. A PDF that can be printed and mailed in is here.
Ken Koontz announced the funeral for Beverly Cureton will be Thursday, Feb. 27, visitation at 11 a.m., service at noon, Friendship MIssionary Baptist Church, 3400 Beatties Ford Rd.
Feb. 26: Mecklenburg County Budget workshop, south region, 10 a.m., Sportsplex at 2425 Sports Pkwy. Matthews. RSVP.
Feb. 28: Intergalactic Soul art exhibition in a live performance that includes Quentin Talley & The Soul Providers; private reception 6:30, meet with artists 7:30; show at 8 p.m., Duke Energy Theater at Spirit Square, 345 N. Tryon St. Tickets $18-$33.50 here.
Feb. 29: ‘Momma I Don’t Want to Go to College” Skill & Trade Expo, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., 1824 Statesville Ave. Tickets $0-$175 here. Palm card.
Feb. 29: League of Women Voters celebrates 100 years of women’s suffrage, 6-11 p.m., LeMeridian Hotel, 555 S. McDowell St. Info on tickets here.
Feb. 29: “A kickoff to 31 Days of Praying for Gender Justice,” 11 a.m., St. Paul Baptist Church, 1401 Allen St.
March 3: Mentor North Carolina listening tour for leaders of mentoring programs “to help mentoring agencies incorporate or enhance quality mentoring practices that lead to long term sustainability.” 11 a.m.-1 p.m., free, 5301 Wilkinson Blvd. Register.
March 6: Creative Mornings speaker is Winston Robinson on “Homeownership, Homeownership, Homeownership,” 8:30 a.m., 3701 N. Davidson St.
March 7: Screening of “Erasing Family” documentary, free, noon, Asian Herald Library, 1339 Baxter St.. Trailer on YouTube. Register.
March 7: Goodwill wedding essentials sale, 9 a.m., 5301 Wilkinson Blvd. only.
March 12: C.W. Williams Community Health Center’s Women’s Health & Doctor Recognition Luncheon. Sponsorship and ticket info here.
March 12-15: “My Brother And Me,” Profound Gentlemen’s Community Impact Assembly.
March 19: Alma Adams’ “Women’s Symposium on the Health of America’s Moms & Babies,” 5;30 p.m., Grimes Lounge, JCSU. Free. Register.
March 21: CMS Family and Community Engagement Fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 3351 Griffith St.
March 26: “Build People, Not Prisons” fundraiser for Center for Community Transitions, 6 p.m., 2307 Wilkinson Blvd. Tickets $75 here.
April 4: Charlotte African-American Festival, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
April 23-24: Southern Regional Grant Professionals Association Conference: Connecting Our Communities, Greenville, SC. Register here.
June 16: Aviation Camp of the Carolinas. Registration opens March 15. Note date change since printing of flier here.
July 13-18: Winners Plus Agency party trip to Tunica casinos.
News & Handouts
Nasif Majeed 2-20
Joyce Waddell 2-24
Center for Community Transitions 2-24
Mecklenburg Board Bulletin 2-24