Sarah Stevenson’s sister Elloree Erwin writes: “I want to thank all of you who have been going by to visit Sarah and taking her some of her favorites. This is very much appreciated by her and her family. Thank you to the Forum for carrying on her legacy. I love all of you for your support of her. Sarah can be reached on 980-335-0771. This is her direct phone #. You may call her. She’d love to hear from her friends.”
Jennifer De La Jara announced a Democratic Party phone-banking effort on behalf of City Council candidate Stephanie Hand. Info here. Training sessions here.
July 20: CMS Virtual Summer Career Fair, 3-6 p.m. Details and registration here. Summary of 2022-23 signing bonuses here. Retention bonuses here.
July 21: Alliance Center for Education town hall with CEO Jared Keaton, 6 p.m., 700 Parkwood Ave. RSVP here. Flier here.
July 21: City-County workshop on property revaluation now under way, 6 p.m., Zoom. Registration recommended but not required. Zoom link here.
July 23: Friends Who Care CDC fundraising walkathon, 9:30 a.m., Freedom Park.
July 27: Monkeypox awareness training session, 11:30 a.m., virtual, free. Details.
Aug. 1: Annual application period opens for free- and reduced-price lunches for some CMS families. Details here.
Aug. 2: Black Philanthropy Symposium, aimed at nonprofit leaders who are current or potential Foundation for Black Philanthropy grant recipients, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., free, JCSU Tech Innovation Center, 100 Beatties Ford Rd. Register here.
Aug. 3: Virtual training on infectious disease prevention and control, focused on COVID-19, free, virtual, 8:50-11a.m. Info and registration here.
Aug. 4: Monkeypox awareness training session.; 1 p.m., virtual, free. Details.
Aug. 6: MeckMIN Back to School Party for middle and high schoolers, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. to distribute school supplies and play games with children and families of Refugee Support Services, 3925 Willard Farrow Dr. Register here. Donate from Amazon Wish List here.
Aug. 8-12: Back to School Physicals and immunizations at C. W. Williams Community Health Center. Appointments: 866-299-4968, ext. 1021 or 1022.
Aug. 10: Democratic Women of Mecklenburg special meeting for Nominating Committee election, virtual, 6:30 p.m. Register here.
Aug 11: Mecklenburg Democratic Women Paint the Town Blue fund-raising gala, 6:30 p.m., Heist Brewery, 1030 Woodward Ave.
Aug. 13: C.W. Williams Community Health Center’s Back to School Community Health Fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., drive-through access to vendors, free school supplies (while supplies last), free food, music, COVID-19 vaccines and testing, more, Stratford Richardson YMCA, 1946 West Blvd.
Aug. 16: MeckMIN Food For Thought lunch, noon, educator/consultant James Ford on: “A New Precedent of Faith in Unprecedented Times,” Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1000 E. Morehead St. Register here.
Aug. 22: Virtual training on infectious disease prevention and control, focused on COVID-19, free, virtual, 12:50-3 p.m. Info and registration 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. 17: Charlotte Charter Chapter American Business Women’s Association’s Hattitude! Tickets: Pamela Bell, 704-763-8157.
Oct. 22: Council of Elders Expungement Clinic, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 1000 Anderson St. Pre-register at websitehere.
Jan. 21: Council of Elders Expungement Clinic, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 1000 Anderson St. Pre-register at websitehere.