Elloree Erwin announced a surprise drive-by birthday visit for Sarah Stevenson on Monday, Oct. 26. She asked for replies by Monday, Oct. 19 from all who would like to participate. More information and link to Erwin’s e-mail are here.
Tonya Jameson sent in an announcement that the City of Charlotte is offering access to capital for businesses in the food/beverage industry that have been impacted by COVID-19. The application period ends Oct. 19 at 5 p.m. – or earlier if all funds are dispersed before that – and grants will be awarded on a first come, first served basis. Application and details here. Excerpts from webinar explaining details are in video here.
Inspire someone to vote: The Forum website is running a series based on comments from Forum participants on the subject, “I am voting because….” Write something that you think might motivate people – particularly young people – to vote in this most crucial election. Hit reply to this e-mail or send your text and picture here. And thanks. Click here to read what others have written. Read Arthur Griffin’s comments.
Oct. 13: Charlotte Regional Business Alliance Infrastructure Series: Transitional Part 1, 11 a.m. via Zoom, $10.
Oct. 14: Ballotpalooza, an event from the NC Election Protection Task Force, 6:30-8 p.m. livestreamed on Facebook and YouTube, to mark the beginning of early voting, Event link here. Fliers here and here. Website here.
Oct. 14: Democratic Women of Mecklenburg virtual meeting, 6:30 p.m. Register here. Agenda here.
Oct. 14: Current public comment period for LYNX Silver Line project ends today. Survey is here.
Oct. 15: ”Important Life Conversations: Are You Having Them?”, 12:30 p.m., a virtual MeckMIN Food for Thought session with Lorrie Klemons, Klemons Health Care Consulting. Register here.
Oct. 26: “Engage HER Program: Diverse Voices of Women In the Movement,” a virtual celebration and recognition of the struggle for the 19th Amendment that gave American women the right to vote, 6-8:30 p.m. Register here. Flier here.
Oct. 29: Charlotte Regional Business Alliance Infrastructure Series: Transitional Part 2, 11 a.m. via Zoom, $10.
Nov. 12: Charlotte Regional Business Alliance Infrastructure Series: Transformational Part 1, 11 a.m. via Zoom, $10.
Nov. 19: “Caregiving Through Holidays,” 12:30 p.m., a virtual MeckMIN Food for Thought session with Coury O’Donoghue, Alzheimer’s Association. Register here.
Dec. 3: Charlotte Regional Business Alliance Infrastructure Series: Transformational Part 2, 11 a.m. via Zoom, $10.
Dec. 17: “Gender Roles in Scripture,” 12:30 p.m., a virtual MeckMIN Food for Thought session with Dr. Hadia Mubarak, Rev. Glencie Rhedrick, and Rabbi July Schindler. Register here.
Through Nov. 3: “Reclaim Our Vote” phone banking into voter suppression states, including North Carolina, 5-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Details.