Rex Marvel announced that he had been appointed by Gov. Cooper to fill the unexpired term of retired District Court Judge Ron Chapman, and would run for election in 2020 in District 26F.
Ceretha Sherrill announced that new voter registration could be accomplished at early voting sites, but not on election day. Early voting begins Oct. 16-18 at Hal Marshall Center, 700 N. Tryon, then expands to sites across the city next week.
Sam Spencer sent in an explanation of why he opposes the sales tax increase proposal on the November ballot. That material is here.
James Mitchell announced that Next Level Leadership would interview candidates in November for Class 2 that begins in January. Details.
Oct. 16: On the Table CLT training session.
Oct. 17: Title I Superintendent’s Parent Advisory Council, 6-8 p.m., 3351 Griffith St. Flier in Spanish. More details.
Oct. 19: Hidden Valley Parade, 10 a.m.-3 p.m, from Mayfield Memorial Church to Hidden Valley Elementary.
Oct. 19: 50th Anniversary American Legion Dance honoring Sarah Stevenson, 4235 W. Tyvola Rd.
Oct. 26: NAMIWalks Charlotte 5K mental health awareness group.
Oct. 26: Tree giveaway for residents of ZIPs 28208, 28216 and 28216, 9-11 a.m., Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 3400 Beatties Ford Road. Register here.
Oct. 28: Aviation Career Camp, Rock Hill Airport.
Nov. 5: Mayor’s Mentoring Alliance Mentor Mingle, 6-8 p.m., Northlake Mall, free.
Nov. 2: Tree planting at Faith CME Zion Church, 457 Wellingford St. in Hidden Valley.
Nov. 9: Hour of Power for youth at Carowinds. Tickets here using username Park and password Praise.
Nov. 9: Belk charity sale. See Blanche Penn for tickets.
Nov. 18: Harrah’s Cherokee Day Trip.
Dec. 2: An evening with Van Jones.
Dec. 7: First in Families holiday gift distribution day.
Dec. 16: Harrah’s Cherokee Day Trip.
Jan. 16: Mayor’s Mentoring Alliance awards gala, 6 p.m. 3646 Central Ave.
Jan. 19-20: Harrah’s Cherokee Overnight Trip.
July 13-18: Winners Plus Agency party trip to Tunica casinos.