Next week: Open Forum. Sarah Stevenson: “We’ve got lots to talk about.”
Carlena Ivory announced Sunday Nov. 15 is National Donor Sabbath. More info online here.
Joel Ford announced “Steps to Drafting an Act of Law,” a community participation workshop hosted by the Community Relations Committee and instructed by Ford, on Wednesday, Nov. 11 from 2-5 p.m. at Belmont Community Center, 700 Parkwood Ave. Fliers here in English and Spanish. Info: Maria Macon at 980-202-9149 or by e-mail.
Brenda Robinson sent in an announcement that Boy Scouts attending her Aviation Camps of the Carolinas camp in December will be awarded scouting’s aviation merit badge. “There must be other young people that have organizations that can benefit from this Aviation indoctrination.”
Jane Whitney sent in an announcement that Democratic Women of Mecklenburg County will hold its monthly meeting and annual election of officers on Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the Asian Library, 1339 Baxter St. Slate of officers here.
Tammy Hill sent in an announcement that Taking Back our Community would hold a town hall on Saturday, Nov. 21 from 10 a.m.-noon at First Baptist Church West, 1801 Oaklawn Ave. Speaker is N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper on how police and the community can work together to deter crime. Flier here.
Justin Harlow sent in an announcement that he is working toward his fund-raising deadline of Nov. 19 to raise $3,000 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Just $2,000 to go! His fund-raising page is here.
Sharon Holm sent in a copy of the Gantt Centers Arts+Culture Digest.
Dena Diorio sent in her Nov. 2 Board Bulletin.
Nakisa Glover sent in an announcement that Justice Action Mobilization Network and others would sponsor “Reimagining the Path Forward: Tackling Climate Change through the Lens of Social Justice” on Saturday, Nov. 14 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at CPCC Elizabeth Campus, Elizabeth Clasroom Buliding, Room 1100, at 1231 Elizabeth Ave. Flier here.
Ericka Ellis-Stewart sent in an announcement that Mental Health America of Central Carolinas will hold one-hour Monthly Coffee & Conversations on Thursday, Nov. 12 from 4-5 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 16 from 11 a.m.-noon, and Tuesday, Jan. 12 from 9-10 a.m. at 3703 Latrobe Dr Suite 220. Flier here. Register here.
Ericka Ellis-Stewart sent in an announement that Mental Health America of Central Carolinas will host a PhotoVOICE Showcase Event on Friday, Dec. 4 from 6:30-9 p.m. at Atrium at Amelie’s, 2424 N. Davidson St. Info: Kevin Markle by e-mail or at 704-365-3454 ext. 225.
Ericka Ellis-Stewart sent in an announcement that the CMS Policy Committee would meet on Thursday, Nov. 12 from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on the fifth floor of the Government Center.
Shawn Greeson sent in an announcement that Charlotte will host the North Carolina United Tribes Annual Conference on March 9-11, 2017 in conjunction with the Metrolina Native American Association. More info to follow.
Maurice Jones sent in an announcement that the Anita Stroud STEM program at Ivory Baker Center will study the four states of matter (solids, liquids, gas, plasma). The program meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-6 p.m.
Carla Cunningham sent in an announcement that N.C. Board of Elections staff would make a presentation on Voter ID requirements taking effect in 2016 on Thursday, Dec. 3 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Mayfield Memorial Baptist Church, 700 W. Sugar Creek Rd. Announcement here.