The Forum did not meet on this Election Day. The announcements below have accumulated since Oct. 27.
Next week: County Manager Dena Diorio.
Larken Egleston sent in an announcement that Young Democrats and the Democratic Party of Mecklenburg County will host an election night viewing party at Slate Billiards in South End, 200 E Bland St.
Victor Mack announced that Dr. Rucker Johnson would be featured at a free discussion, “Grandchildren of Brown: The Long Legacy of School Desegregation” on Thursday, Nov. 12 at 5:30 p.m. at UNC Charlotte Center City Building, 320 E. 9th St. Info here. Registration here. Flier here.
Janet Perkins sent in an announcement of a Disabled Veteran Skydive Jump-a-thon fundraiser on Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11 in Chester, S.C. Proceeds will assist Veteran Transport Services provide transportation to blind and disabled veterans. Announcement here. Details here and here.
Joyce Waddell sent in her Oct. 28 Waddell Weekly Bulletin.
Sharon Holm sent in a press release about the Gantt Center’s Jazzy Holiday Gala on Saturday, Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. at the Charlotte Convention Center.
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.
Sharon Holm sent in a copy of the Gantt Center’s Arts+Culture Digest.
Robert Dawkins sent in a file of video and pictures from the Rise Up October trip to New York City. PDF version here does not play several short videos.
Shawn Greeson sent in an announcement of a free Native American Heritage Month Family Event on Saturday, Nov. 7 from noon to 3 p.m. at Smith Family Center, 1600 Tyvola Rd., sponsored by the CMS Title VII/Indian Education Program in partnership with the Mint Museum & the MNAA. Flier here.