Natheley McElrath announced that the Forum is collecting unwrapped goods for Take a Gift game prizes for the Dec. 13 Forum Christmas party.
Brenda Robinson announced that Aviation Camps of the Carolinas will hold a one-day aviation career camp at the Concord Regional Airport on Dec. 27-8. Donations toward scholarship funding welcome. Donate here. Other ways you can help are here. Register for grades 4-8 on Dec. 27 here, for grades 9-12 and all Boy Scouts on Dec. 28 here.
Matt Newton announced that he would seek appointment to the Charlotte City Council District 5 seat being vacated by N.C. Rep. John Autry. Video here.
It was announced that the Black Political Caucus Chair’s Open House will be held on Sunday, Dec. 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Kappa House, 5409 Beatties Ford Rd.
Jarrod Jones sent in an announcement that Project LIFT is seeking adults with a “passion for STEM or computer science” to address student groups Dec. 5-9 for one hour beginning between 8 a.m.-4 p.m. More info here.
Henry Rock sent in an update on City Startup Labs.
Shawn Greeson sent in an announcement that American Indian activists are offering free installations of “Free Leonard Peltier”, “No Dakota Access / No Atlantic Coastal Pipeline” & “Indigenous Peoples’ Day” murals to businesses and organizations. Example here. To express interest, e-mail Greeson.
Larken Egleston sent in an announcement that Young Democrats and Young Republicans would collaborate on service projects in January and February. More details anon.
Jason Terrell sent in a Nov. 29 Profound Gentleman newsletter.
Helen Kimbrough sent in a request for adult tutors to spend one hour a week with a student for Reading Partners, which operates at Grier Academy, Oakdale Elementary, Sterling Elementary, Stoney Creek Elementary, Sugar Creek Charter, and Tuckaseegee Elementary. More info by e-mail. Website here. Flier here. Recruitment info here.
April Johnson sent in an announcement of a networking and credit repair event on Jan. 24 at 6:30 p.m. at 3010 Monroe Rd. Suite 206. Flier here.