Laura McClettie announced that C.W. Williams Community Health Center is enrolling new clients under the Affordable Care Act under a special enrollment period.
Rakeda Leaks announced that CMS would hold an instructional career fair on Saturday, April 25 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at The Park Expo and Conference Center, 800 Briar Creek Rd.
Carlenia Ivory announced that Thelma Byers-Bailey would host a CMS town hall on Wednesday, April 25 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Northwest School of the Arts, 1415 Beatties Ford Rd. to discuss Project LIFT, school performance grades and pre-K-8 schools. Details here.
Carlenia Ivory announced that the Tuesday Morning Breakfast Forum will be among the honorees at Johnson C. Smith University’s 7th Annual Arch of Triumph Gala black-tie fundraiser to be held Saturday, April 11 at the Convention Center. See Ivory or Sarah Stevenson for $175 tickets. Invitation here. Honorees here. More info here.
Sean Gautam announced the Mayor’s International Community Awards ceremony on May 5 at Booth Playhouse uptown.
David Howard announced that the Housing Partnership has named its newest senior building The Dannelly to honor longtime educator and N.C. Sen. Charlie Dannelly. Grand opening is Thursday, April 2 at 10 a.m. at 308 Mt. Holly-Huntersville Rd. RSVP by Friday, March 27 by e-mail. Details here.
Marc Friedland announced that the Mecklenburg Democratic Party would hold its annual convention on Saturday, April 18 at 10:30 a.m. at West Charlotte High School, 2219 Senior Dr.
Carrie Cook announced a Transportation Infrastructure Summit, sponsored by the Charlotte Chamber, on Friday, April 17 from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Ballantyne Hotel, 10000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway. Agenda and registration are here.
Carrie Cook announced that EmpowHERment will host a free Women’s History Month Celebration of Women Mixer on Thursday, March 26 at Sydney’s Martini and Wine Bar, 401 N. Tryon St. Registration required here. Flier here.
Mary McCray announced that Microsoft Corp. would partner with CMS on April 15 to host 350 seniors and their teachers at the Microsoft campus for training on Microsoft products and exposure to the entrepreneurial aspects of technology careers.
Jennifer Roberts announced a fundraiser for Disability Rights and Resources on Tuesday, March 31 at 6:30 p.m. at the Comedy Zone, 900 NC Music Factory Blvd. Roberts is doing one of the celebrity appearances in the show with a country dance routine. Flier here.
Tommie Robinson announced that the exhibition of his artwork, “a feast for the brain and the eye,” continues through April 15 at Latibah Collard Green Museum, 720 Tuckaseegee Road.
Geneva Galloway announced that she had joined C.W. Williams Community Health Center as Ryan White HIV program director.
Arnold Tyler announced that the Soul Food Festival will be held Saturday, May 30 at the Route 29 pavilion, 5660 Sandusky Blvd. in Concord. He said he was looking for the best cooks of fried chicken, collard greens, mac and cheese and sweet potatoes. Website here.
Sarah Stevenson announced that some free shoes remain at C.N. Jenkins Memorial Presbyterian Church. Visit the church at 1421 Statesville Ave. after 11 a.m.
LaTarzja Henry offered a list of needs at Harding, West Meck and West Charlotte High Schools, in response to questions raised at the Forum about what community people can do to support CMS.
Dena Diorio sent in a copy of her March 23 Board Bulletin.
Rodney Moore sent in a copy of his March 23 Raleigh Report.
Colette Forrest sent in a flier about four coffees between March 31 and May 5 with mayoral candidate Michael Barnes.
Dedrick Russell sent in details of NABJ’s Media Institute on Education scheduled for April 16 that he first announced April 10. More info later about an evening town hall on the evening of April 15.
Dee Jones sent in a save-the-date for the Sanford Hunt Frye Gala on Saturday, April 25 from 5:30 p.m. at the Charlotte Convention Center. More info on $100 tickets or sponsorships ranging from $500 to $5,000 at Democratic Party website or Dee Jones at 704-395-2323.
Robert Dawkins sent in an announcement of a Black Workers for Justice MLK Support for Labor banquet on April 11 in Raleigh.
Ariel Smith sent in a list of the officers of the Black Political Caucus for the 2015-17 term.
Gerri Cummings sent in an announcement of “What Hospice Can Do For You,” an overview of the hospice philosophy, on Thursday, March 26, at Progressive Baptist Church, 1600 Clanton Rd. Among speakers: Dr. Victoria Garriett-Lampkin, a West Charlotte High graduate and Hospice physician. Lunch provided. Registration required with Louise Giusto at 704-375-0100 or by e-mail. Flier here.
Jaye Maxx Alexander sent in a copy of Pat McCrory’s March 23 newsletter.