Steve Johnston reminds Forum participants of an opportunity to serve the Forum by volunteering to help determine the awarding of grants from the Forum’s MJ Entrepreneurial Action Fund. More information is here about how to contribute to the fund, to volunteer to be on the grants committee, and to nominate groups and individuals for grants.
Bobbie Parks announced that Mecklenburg Senior Democrats will meet Friday, Oct. 14 from 11:30 a.m. at 5700 Executive Center Drive Suite 206. Program: “Everything you wanted to know about the November election, but were afraid to ask.”
Kimsioux Montgomery announced the 21st Annual Adams Mad Hatter’s Luncheon and Hat Action on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 11:30 a.m. at Sheraton Airport, 3315 Scott Futrell Dr. Tickets $75. Details here.
Blanche Penn announced a save-the-date for a party on Saturday, Dec. 3 to mark her retirement.
Nakisa Glover announced that TheAgenda will meet Tuesday, Oct. 18 from 6-8 p.m. at Freshwaters Restaurant, 516 N. Graham St. Details on Facebook.
Aretha Blake announced the Black Political Caucus’s Fall Banquet on Saturday, Oct. 15.
Patricia Campbell announced that the Zechariah Alexandria Community Development Corp. has established a list for those who are interested in living in the CDC’s housing development to be built near St. Paul Baptist Church in Belmont. To join the list, call Ms. Kemena Brooks at 704-561-5231.
Ra’Shawn Flournoy announced that C.W. Williams Community Health Center would hold a Healthy Harvest Fest at 3333 Wilkinson Blvd. from 7-11 a.m. and 3-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26, Monday, Oct. 31, Tuesday, Nov. 1 and Tuesday Nov. 8. Flier here. Confidential HIV testing available.
Laura McClettie announced that West Mecklenburg High School has opened a Clinic of Cosmetology and is offering, for both men and women, pedicures, manicures, haircuts and perms. Appointments are made by calling the school at 980-343-6080. Services and hours here.
Thomas Moore announced that the Tuned In Community Choir meets Thursdays from 5:45-6:30 p.m. at McCreesh Place, 2120 N. Davidson St.
Carlenia Ivory announced that early voting would be available at the Delta House, 5408 Beatties Ford Rd. beginning Thursday, Oct. 27. Hours here.
Carlenia Ivory announced the “Women Celebrating Undeniable Progress” luncheon on Thursday, Nov. 10 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Mint Museum Uptown. Details here.
Carlenia Ivory announced “An evening with Andover” on Sunday, Oct. 23 from 3:15-5 p.m. at Belmont Center, 700 Parkwood Ave., to introduce middle school students to the school’s math and science programs. Details and how to RSVP here.
Carlenia Ivory annouced “A Birthday Celebration to Remember” on Sunday, Oct. 30 from 1-4 p.m. Details here.
Jan Valder announced that St. Peter’s Catholic Church coordinates a program that sends people accomplished in their field to talk to middleschoolers at Druid Hills K-8 about life and work. Example: Francis Pendergrass, Fedex business development manager, here. More info by e-mail.
Ra’Shawn Flournoy announced that the C.W. Williams Community Health Center Dental Clinic is now open.
Larken Egleston sent in an announcement that Mecklenburg Young Democrats would hear from Public Defender Toussaint Romain about his peacekeeping efforts between protesters and police during September’s uptown protests. The free meeting is Monday, Oct. 24 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Asian Library, 1339 Baxter St. More info here.
Dena Diorio sent in her Oct. 10 Board Bulletin.
Jason Terrell sent in the Oct. 10 Profound Gentlemen newsletter.
Victor Mack sent in an announcement of a lecture by UNCC retired counseling professor Dr. Bob Barret on “The Counselor as a Social Activist: Reaching Beyond the Counseling Relationship,” on Thursday, Oct. 13 from 7-9 p.m. at the College of Education Building. Info here. Flier here.
Michael Sexton sent in the October Domestic Violence Awareness Month calendar.
April Benson sent in an announcement of a construction and business owners networking event on Thursday, Oct. 20 from 6-8:30 p.m. at Fresh Waters Restaurant, 516 N. Graham St. Flier here.
Lisa Crawford sent in the Oct. 7 Vote Yes for City Bonds newsletter.
Elana Congress sent in a save-the-date for Care Ring’s Hope For Community Health Annual Luncheon on Dec. 12.
Maria Macon sent in an announcement of a no-cost Phase II Expunction Clinnic on Friday, Oct. 28 from 3-6 p.m. at Belmont Center, 700 Parkwood Ave. Details here.
Colette Forrest sent in an announcement of a town hall on Friday, Oct. 14 at 6:30 p.m. at Temple Church International, 3201 Tuckaseegee Rd. on the question of why African-American legislators voted to support the withholding of police body camera footage from the public. Details here.
Gloria Rembert sent in an early voting calendar.