Vernon Herron funeral details on Friday, May 22 for longtime Forum participant Vernon M. Herron, who died Saturday: Viewing 10 a.m.; Funeral, Noon, Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 3400 Beatties Ford Rd.
Cozzie Watkins announced that she was elected party chair at Saturday’s 12th District Democratic Party Convention in Greensboro.
Carlenia Ivory announced that CMS schools in the West Learning Community are desperately looking for volunteer proctors to help with administering end-of-year tests. “They don’t have the volunteer base that most schools do.” Call individual schools for training and details.
Levester Flowers asked for prayers for Nancy Wiggins, whose husband died Monday.
Shawn Greeson announced that some Plaza-Midwood residents are organizing to oppose the Vanlandingham rezoning. Details: E-mail Greeson.
Ty Turner announced that the Domestic Violence Advisory Board will present its annual report to the Board of County Commissioners on June 16 at 6 p.m. at the Government Center.
Larken Egleston sent in an announcement that the Charlotte International Entrepreneurs & Small Business Owners would meet on Wednesday, May 20 from 7:30-10:15 a.m. at the Government Center, 600 E. 4th St. Flier here. RSVP here.
Bill Anderson sent in an announcement of MeckEd’s 2015 Teachers of Excellence program on Wednesday, May 20 from 5:30-8 p.m. at Hilton Charlotte City Center, 222 E. 3rd St. Details here. General admission $100 tickets here.
Greg Schermbeck sent in an announcement of professional development sessions for out-of-school providers on May 26 at 10 a.m. at the Council for Children’s Rights, 601 E. 5th St.
Charles Thomas sent in information on Impact3 Demo Day, which marks the end of a 12-week training program for social entrepreneurs. Event is Thursday, May 21 from 5-8 p.m. at Johnson & Wales Hance Auditorium. Details here.
Henry Rock sent in an announcement that City Startup Labs would end its current 15-week bootcamp for entrepreneurs with a pitch event on Wednesday, May 27 at 6:30 p.m. at UNCC Center City, 320 E. 9th St. Students will compete for prizes, software, loans and slots in Packard Place’s business incubator. Details here.
Dena Diorio sent in her May 18 Board Bulletin.
Sylvia Grier sent in an announcement of the 5th Ujamaa – Cooperative Economics Friday & Black Business Networking Expo on Friday, May 29 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at 5104 Reagan Drive Suite 5. Details here.