Memorial service for Malachi Greene: Saturday, March 5, at First Baptist Church-West, 1801 Oaklawn Ave.; visitation at 11 a.m., service at noon. Details on after-event at Excelsior Club, with food donated by The Office, to be announced at service.
Colette Forrest sent in an announcement of a free “early vote kick off rally” on Wednesday, March 2 from 6-7 p.m. at the Excelsior Club, 921 Beatties Ford Rd. Details here.
Ariel Smith sent in a copy of the endorsements thus far by the Black Political Caucus in the March 15 primary election.
Bonita Buford sent in an announcement of “Harriet’s Return,” a play based on the life of Harriet Tubman, on Tuesday, March 8 at 7 p.m., and a March 5 workshop with playwright Karen Jones Meadows, both at the Gantt Center. Details here.
Brenda Robinson sent in an announcement that Aviation Camps of the Carolinas would host the Traveling Space Museum at Park Expo and Conference Center, Independence Blvd. at Briar Creek Rd., on April 1, and at Central Cabarrus High School on April 2. Info here.
Stephanie Counts sent in a save-the-date for the Women’s Intercultural Exchange’s 10th Anniversary Celebration Gala on Friday, Oct. 7 at 6 p.m. at the Ritz Carlton, 200 E. Trade St.
Joel Ford sent in a sheet prepared by the N.C. Department of Public Instruction as a response to an unspecified inquiry from Ford. The sheet lists CMS schools identified as low-performing in any one or more of the school years between 2012-13 and 2014-15. The district’s Project LIFT schools are identified. “I think it’s important to get this kind of information out to continue the dialogue on solutions for our low performing schools.”
Faith Triggs sent in an announcement of the first Charlotte Housing Authority Scholarshp Fund Gala on Saturday, April 6 from 7-10 p.m. at the NASCAR Hall of Fame, 400 E. Martin Luther King Blvd. Tickets from $125 are here.
Sam Spencer sent in an announcement that early voting begins Thursday, March 3 and suggested that “though there is some confusion over redistricting, Congressional elections will appear on the ballot and everyone should vote their entire ballot just in case.”
Faith Fickling sent in results from the N.C. Bar’s Judicial Performance Evaluation Survey, which includes results concerning all four candidates for the District Court seat for which Fickling is running, as well as all other races statewide on the March 15 primary ballot.
Zachary Denard sent in an announcement that Climate Action NC will host a community round table on the Clean Power Plan on Tuesday, March 8 at 6 p.m. at Little Rock AME Zion’s Community Development Center, 401 N. McDowell St. Flier here. Info: Denard at 225-274-5747 or by e-mail.
Alma Adams sent in her March 1 Adams Report.
Henry Rock sent in an announcement that City StartupLabs was recruiting black male millennials age 18-34 for an education program designed for entrepreneurs. Details here. Register here to begin application process.
Sherri Moore announced that the West Mecklenburg Advisory Board’s first meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, March 16 from 8:15-9:15 a.m. in the multipurpose room at Hawk Academy, the old Wilson Middle School, at 7020 Tuckaseegee Rd. Questions: E-mail Sherri Moore.
Joyce Waddell sent in her Feb. 29 Waddell Weekly Bulletin.